Behind The “News”

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MH17 wreckage clearly shows signs of shrapnel or machinegun fire. Click to enlarge

Dutch report into MH17 finds crash caused by ‘high-energy objects’ from outside plane

While the report doesn’t say where those “high energy objects” originated, we catch the BBC trying to pin the blame on Russia. Includes video

Former CIA Representative: MH17 Crash Investigators May Be Hiding Information

“There has been complete silence for the past three weeks… The silence, it means people are hiding things”, a former CIA representative told RIA Novosti on Monday

Sarah Bajc and boyfriend Philip Wood. Click to enlarge

Investigation to find missing MH370 has been sabotaged, says American passenger’s girlfriend

‘We don’t know why or what is being covered up, but something is being covered up,’ she says

A drawing of Mehdi Nemmouche, who is suspected killing four people at Brussels Jewish museum, during a court hearing in Versailles, France. Click to enlarge

Jewish museum shooting suspect ‘is Islamic State torturer’

There are too many coincidences here and as a mentor once remarked: “there is no such thing as coincidence”.

Renewed shelling in two cities threatens Ukraine ceasefire

Fragile ceasefire threatened by renewed shelling

When launched the HMS Queen Elizabeth and the HMS Prince of Wales will be the two biggest ships to have ever sailed in the Royal Navy. Click to enlarge

Royal Navy will get second aircraft carrier after Nato leaders agree to boost military spending

Leaders agree to preposition military supplies across eastern Europe in readiness for possible conflict with Russia

Cease-fire takes effect in eastern Ukraine amid discord and skepticism

At the time of writing the ceasefire appeared to be holding

Beheading in Saudi Arabia. Click to enlarge

Saudi Arabia beheads Iranian national

Just in case you were wondering where Sunni militants got the idea for beheadings from. In Saudi Arabia in the past four weeks alone 40 have been beheaded

Alice Cooper covers the Bob Dylan song “Isis”

Alice Cooper covers the Bob Dylan song “Isis”

We never would have guessed it but Alice Cooper has just gone up in our estimation

Monica O'Connor and husband Eddie O'Neill. Click to enlarge

Mum of six released from jail after imprisonment over home schooling dispute

As the correspondent who sent this noted, this smacks of the workings of a fascist state

Steven Sotloff killing: Obama vows to ‘degrade’ ISIS as video deemed authentic

Taken in context, President Obama’s comments on Steven Sotloff’s alleged killing are dripping with hypocrisy and cynicism

Cameron and Obama will ‘not to be cowed’ by IS

In a joint statement British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Obama announce that “Countries like Britain and America will not be cowed by barbaric killers.”

Steven Joel Sotloff. Click to enlarge

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of American-Jewish journalist Steven Sotloff

Is this another ploy to prompt demands that “something must be done”: thereby opening the way for military action?

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Another faked beheading?

Still from the SITE video of Steven Sotloff's beheading. Click to enlarge

Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage

Another day, another beheading. It’s almost a matter of routine. Which may explain why Reuters doesn’t explain that the video comes via a known scam artist

Missing Libyan jetliners raise fears of terror attacks on 9/11

Putting the pieces in place for a repeat performance? Or is this just a calculated and implied threat?

George Galloway after the attack in west London. Click to enlarge

Jewish Terror in Our Midst

Turns out the man who attacked George Galloway recently was not a ‘Catholic’ as the Jewish media initially reported

Kiev warns of ‘great war’ with Russia as its forces retreat

NATO claims that 1,000 Russian troops are in Ukranian territory while a further 20,000 have massed on the border

NATO Europe commander General Phillip Breedlove. Click to enlarge

Nato to create high-readiness force to counter Russian threat

Nato plans to create a combat force that would be on standby to react almost immediately to a crisis

Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia

Ukrainian forces pulld back from key regional airport in the face of pro-Russian rebels advance. Poroshenko blames the retreat on direct Russian involvement in the conflict