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Zero Hedge | It appears that the best diversion from Obama’s latest bevy of scandals, including the VA snafu and the Bergdahl fiasco, will be yet another war.

London Independent | Extremists capture another major city as government forces disintegrate.

Washington Free Beacon | U.S. F-22, F-15 jets intercept four Bear H bombers near Alaska, Northern California.

Washington Post | Local officials said two suspected U.S. drone strikes in a troubled northwest tribal district of Pakistan killed 16 people Wednesday and early Thursday.

Reuters | A closed-door congressional hearing on the release of Bowe Bergdahl failed to calm Republican anger on Tuesday over the administration’s secretive deal to trade five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo for the U.S. prisoner of war.

Wolf Richter | U.S. Banks enjoyed more or less steadily climbing, or rather soaring, deposits by Russian institutions and individuals, having tripled in just two years to $21.6 billion by February, according to the US Treasury.

Bloomberg | President Barack Obama’s favorability ratings hit the lowest point of his presidency in a Bloomberg National Poll, with just 44 percent of Americans saying they have positive feelings about him.

Washington’s Blog | Idiotic U.S. Is Making Al Qaeda Stronger Than Ever.

Zero Hedge | Just when one thought US foreign policy couldn’t sink any deeper into the hole of its embarrassment, it takes out a shovel and starts digging.

Washington Post | Insurgents seized control early Tuesday of most of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

RT | The Baltic Sea and skies are getting crowded as Russia launches military training of its assault forces in the exclave of Kaliningrad.

New York Times | Five American Special Operations service members and at least one Afghan soldier were killed.

Bill Gertz | Former NSA contractor currently in Russia.

Reuters | Russia would consider any further expansion of NATO forces near its borders a “demonstration of hostile intentions”.

New York Post | If you thought President Obama’s release of five top Taliban commanders in exchange for POW Bowe Bergdahl was bad, wait until you see what his Gitmo parole board plans.

London Guardian | Pakistani Taliban claims attack after gunmen armed with grenades and rocket-launchers battle security forces at at Jinnah international airport.

Zero Hedge | With call-signs “Death 11″ and “Death 12″, we suspect the deployment by the US Air Force of 2 B-2 Stealth Bombers to the UK’s RAF base in Fairford is for anything but simple sight-seeing.

London Independent | The lack of any firm details has fuelled a huge range of conspiracy theories online.

RT | The US has pledged an additional $48 million fund for Ukraine.

Zero Hedge | China is considering plans to build an artificial island in the South China Sea to use as a military base from which to project power.

London Independent | The incident occurred very close to where the controversial Chinese oil rig, HD-981, is parked.

London Guardian | “Crimea was, is, and will be Ukrainian.”

RT | Ukraine’s National Guard have detained two journalists from Russian TV channel Zvezda.

RIA Novosti | Ukrainian forces are using tanks for the first time.

RT | China is increasing military spending, particularly through “unprecedented” modernization of air force.

AFP | Cristina Kirchner appoints ‘national thought’ secretary, promoting criticism of the fascist overtones of the post.

Canadian Press | A nerve-wracking manhunt came to an end early Friday morning.

RT | “We will sustain that tempo going forward,” he added.

London Telegraph | A British armoured battle group could join Nato manoeuvres in Poland later this year as the alliance reinforces exercises in response to the Ukraine crisis.

RT | Three Canadian police officers have been killed and two others injured in a Moncton, New Brunswick, shooting.

Reuters | President Bashar al-Assad has secured a landslide victory in a wartime election that was condemned as a sham by his opponents.

RT | The US has pledged additional military help to Ukraine.

London Independent | Ahead of the meeting of the G7 leaders (the G8 minus Vladimir Putin after he annexed Crimea), the US President risks further wrath from Moscow.

RIA Novosti | At least 181 people have been killed in the Kiev government’s military operation against independence supporters in southeastern Ukraine, Ukraine’s acting prosecutor general said Tuesday.

Zero Hedge | While Russia’s “Top Gun” drills were underway on the borders of eastern Europe, it appears the Russian air force was practicing “unusually close flying” in another continent.

Paul Craig Roberts | Washington thinks nuclear war can be won and is planning for a first strike on Russia, and perhaps China.

The Washington Times | Obama offered no new ideas for how to keep them from trying to enter.

Zero Hedge | A number of Vietnamese officials have now threatened to bring legal action against China over their territorial dispute in the South China Sea.

RIA Novosti | Thirteen people died as a result of an airstrike and a battle with border troops in Luhansk, a representative of the Luhansk People’s Republic press service told RIA-Novosti Tuesday.

Zero Hedge | Disturbing footage from Ukraine.

Zero Hedge | It is hardly surprising that western coverage of the Ukraine civil war has ground to a halt.

Tony Cartalucci | Elections Pushed Ahead in Ukraine, Obstructed in Syria, So Mass Murder Can Continue – the West’s Weaponization of Democracy.

The Diplomat | During Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to China last week, China and Russia signed a huge natural gas deal that is worth about $400 billion.

RT | Juan Carlos, the king of Spain, plans to abdicate, according to the country’s prime minister.

Reuters | The United States and China squared off at an Asian security forum on Saturday.

RT | Unaired excerpts now online show that the network neglected to air critical statements about the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

ABC Australia | The majority of flights in and out of Darwin have been cancelled today because of a volcanic eruption in Indonesia.

London Guardian | George Osborne, Lord Mandelson, Ed Balls and Eric Schmidt arrive for day two of the conference in Copenhagen.

Wantchinatimes.com | Two Chinese delegates, including renowned reformist and economics policy adviser Liu He, will attend this year’s Bilderberg meetings.

RT | Kiev army will continue military operation against the country’s east until the situation in the region stabilizes, says Ukraine’s Defense Minister.

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