Behind The “News”

News Without The Spin

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

The New York Times and Flight MH17

The New York Times and Flight MH17

After repeatedly implying that Russia downed Flight MH17, the New York Times recently fell strangely silent on the matter. Has other evidence emerged implicating others?

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli

After the overthrow of Gaddafi and its ‘liberation’ by the West the oil rich North African state remains in chaos, ruled by conflicting armed militias

Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Myth of Arctic Meltdown

Stunning satellite images show summer ice cap is thicker and covers 1.7million square kilometres MORE than 2 years ago…despite Al Gore’s prediction it would be ICE-FREE by now

Convoy of nearly 300 Russian trucks en route to the Ukraine carrying humanitarian aid. Click to enlarge

NATO no match for Russia military on Russian territory: Analyst

Paul Craig Roberts talks to Iran’s Press TV about the ongoing crisis in Ukraine

Press Conference Given by the Armed Forces of the Donetsk National Republic

This is nearly a week old but it gives added perspective to the upsurge of fighting in eastern Ukraine. It also provides insight into what the Western media describes as Russian backing for the militia fighting against Kiev. (With English subtitles)

Satellite photo of Russian self-propelled artillary units in the Krasnodon region, eastern Ukraine, on August 21, 2014. Click to enlarge

Ukraine crisis: Barroso warns Putin not to push EU to ‘point of no return’

Warnings that situation nears ‘point of no return’ as EU leaders convene to consider tougher measures and claims that Russia has shot down a Ukrainian Su-25

NATO Europe commander General Phillip Breedlove. Click to enlarge

NATO to Create New Rapid-Reaction Force

The Times of Londen broke this story, they expect you to pay. We don’t

For U.K., Europe, It’s One of the Chilliest Augusts in Decades; Snow Possible in Scottish Highlands

No doubt someone will attribute this to global warming