Washington’s Blog | Just Like We Supported Al Qaeda When It Was Fighting Russia (And We Are Now Supporting Al Qaeda In Libya, Syria and Elsewhere).
Tony Cartalucci | The US has announced that it will provide militants in Syria, now openly admitted to being Al Qaeda terrorists, with $123 million in military aid.
Tony Cartalucci | Increasingly bizarre US terror-racket inspires human misery from Boston to Damascus.
Theglobaldispatch.com | Out of a list of 85 terrorists listed by the Saudi government shows several of Al-Harbi clan to have been active fighters in Al-Qaeda.
Theglobaldispatch.com | An expert on terrorism says the Saudi national who was the original “person of interest” in connection with Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing is going to be deported from the U.S. on Tuesday.
Washington Times | A former FBI special agent in charge says behind the scenes, there is a massive intelligence gathering effort looking at the ties between the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and the Chechnya region in Russia.
Reuters | North Korea reiterated on Saturday that it would not give up its nuclear weapons, rejecting a U.S. condition for talks although it said it was willing to discuss disarmament.
Reuters | A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit a remote, mostly rural and mountainous area of southwestern China’s Sichuan province.
Kurt Nimmo | Islamic terror from Caucasus next phase of plan to undermine our liberty.
RT | Britain and France have addressed the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with allegations that Syria has used chemical weapons on multiple occasions since December.
Jerusalem Post | ‘NY Times’ reports deal to address Iranian and other regional threats, according to official; Israel to be first foreign military to receive V-22 Osprey; deal also includes sale of new anti-radar missile to Israel.
RT | Afghanistan’s drugs trade is flourishing.
Reuters | President Bashar Assad accused the West on Wednesday of supporting al Qaeda militants in Syria’s civil war.
Washington’s Blog | We Can’t Just Look Forward … We Have to Admit What Went Wrong.
Tony Cartalucci | Massive US arms/aid deliveries prop up Al Qaeda in Syria, while US troops stage in Jordan to defend terrorists they spent last decade fighting.
Zero Hedge | “The European Parliament is living out a federal fantasy which is no longer sustainable.”
DebkaFile | The force will give the United States the ability to “potentially form a joint task force for military operations, if ordered.”
Dow Jones Newswires | The German state of Rhineland-Palatinate said over 200 raids on suspected tax evaders are taking place Tuesday and Wednesday across Germany.
UK Daily Mail | Dramatic images show a bag discarded at spectators’ feet as new FBI crime scene pictures reveal deadly metal shrapnel suggesting first device WAS a pressure cooker.
Zero Hedge | President-elect Nicolas Maduro has stern words for his opposition, Henrique Capriles, who lost by an apparent 1.8% of the vote (the closest margin in 45 years) and is demanding a recount.
Jerusalem Post | Resolution to provide diplomatic, economic, military support to Israel if it strikes Iran adopted by Senate Foreign Relations C’tee.
The Irish Times | 7.8 force tremor strikes country near its border with Pakistan.
London Independent | UN says at least 70,000 people have been killed since start of conflict.
Xinhua | A Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman on Tuesday denied media reports of China’s military buildup on its border with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
AFP | A US military helicopter taking part in a joint South Korea-US drill crashed on Tuesday near the North Korean border with 21 personnel on board. There were no fatalities.
Washington’s Blog | While We’re Waiting to Learn Who the Boston Terrorists Were … Let’s Review How Stupid Our Anti-Terrorism Policies Have Been.
Kurt Nimmo | Capriles is a member of Justice First, a political organization linked to the U.S. State Department.
Xinhua | A spate of bomb attacks, including 23 car bombings, struck Iraqi cities, killing at least 20 people and wounding 195 in the latest escalation of violence, just five days ahead of the country’s provincial polls.
Xinhua | South Korea’s defense chief said Monday that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is seen ready to launch missiles, but he noted that there are no signs of a full-scale war.
London Guardian | UN report reveals rapid growth of poppy farming as western troops get ready to withdraw, which reflects badly on Britain.
London Telegraph | The CIA’s drone strikes programme on Pakistani soil has been compared with al-Qaeda attacks, as the United Nations’ human rights investigator warned it risks giving a legal basis to terrorism.
Xinhua | The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday slammed the dialogue overtures by South Korea as a “cunning ploy,” Yonhap News Agency reported.
Prison Planet.com | Dr. Steve Pieczenik is a critically acclaimed author of psycho-political thrillers and the co-creator of the New York Times best-selling “Tom Clancy’s Op-Center” and “Tom Clancy’s Net Force” book series.
The Hill | A formal pact between al Qaeda’s Iraqi faction and Islamic militants in Syria could be the nail in the coffin for possible U.S. military intervention in the two-year Syrian civil war.
Lew Rockwell | The Neo-Conservative Era Is Dead.
Xinhua | The White House said on Friday that Washington did not believe the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) had the capability to deploy a nuclear-armed missile.
Ynet | The Times claims British military has solid proof ‘some kind of chemical weapon’ used in Syria, unclear by which side.
TNN | Nearly 600 Europeans have gone to Syria since early 2011, representing 7-11% of the foreign fighters there in total.
Russia Today | Pyongyang warned that Tokyo would be its primary target if war broke out on the Korean Peninsula.
Tony Cartalucci | Abdul Rahman is not a “human rights activist.” He is a paid propagandist.
Washington Examiner | Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., provided an “inaccurate” view of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program during a congressional hearing today, according to a Pentagon spokesman.
Washington’s Blog | Mainstream Media Awakens to the fact that Fukushima Is Still a Total Mess.
CS Monitor | An unclassified Pentagon report not yet released to the public suggests that North Korea can arm missiles with nuclear warheads, a lawmaker revealed Thursday.
Fox News | North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric Thursday.
Xinhua | South Korea’s missile defense system may intercept missiles possibly launched by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) if they are to strike the South Korean territory, the defense ministry said Thursday.
Sky News | Reports that North Korean missiles have been put upright on their launchers come as G8 foreign ministers discuss the crisis.
RT | Federal prosecutors could seek the death penalty for a 30-year-old American man who took up arms to fight against the army of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
Zero Hedge | Recent years have seen most US military “intervention” devolve to the intangible world of video games.
Xinhua | South Korean foreign minister said Wednesday that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is highly likely to launch mid-range missiles “at any time from now on.”
Saman Mohammadi | This bankrupt, insane, evil, and declining superpower is running around and arming the craziest Jihadists in the Muslim world to make the lives of everyone in the Middle East except Israelis a living hell.