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Still no blood, despite the killer sawing with a blade across the carotid artery, as well as the jugular vein

ISIS may not have beheaded James Foley on camera: report

An international forensic science group, which often works for the police, has analysed the video and concluded that Foley may not have been beheaded on camera

Israel, ISIL have a lot in common

Rather than being in opposition they are simply two sides of the same coin. Kevin Barrett explains

Daily News reporting Berg's beheading at the hands of militants. Click to enlarge

Berg beheading: No way, say medical experts

10 years ago Nicolas Berg was allegedly beheaded by militants in Baghdad who videoed it. Medical experts later pronounced the video a fake and in the wake of James Foley’s alleged death it’s worth reviewing why

Armed pro Russian seperatists march Ukrainian POWs through Donetsk, Sunday, Aug 24, 2014. Click to enlarge

Ukraine defiant on national day, rebels parade captives

Military march past marks independence day in Kiev while in eastern Ukraine rebels march 100 POWs through the streets of Donetsk, the capitol of the pro-Russian stronghold

NATO Reports Major Russian Military Build-Up Near Ukraine Border

NATO Secretary General warns of “major” build-up of Russian forces near its border with Ukraine, as White House warns “military vehicles painted to look like civilian trucks” have “forced their way into” into the country.

James Wright Foley Beheading HOAX Parents = CRISIS ACTORS

James Wright Foley Beheading HOAX Parents = CRISIS ACTORS

In these times nothing that appears on the world political stage is what it appears. Jeff C and Free Radio Revolution on James Wright Foley’s “grieving” parents

A still image of Foley's purported beheading. Click to enlarge

CENSORSHIP CLAMPDOWN! James Foley Beheading – HOAX CONFIRMED!

We post this because we messed up the link in a Petri Dish post (Sorry! It’s fixed now) and think this deserves wider attention.

Global warming pause ‘may last for another decade’, scientists suggest

Climate change scientists have proposed more than a dozen theories to explain the “hiatus”, which they say is a “distraction” from the widespread consensus on global warming

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Air strikes resume with the breakdown of the latest ceasefire as Israel calls up a further 10,000 reservists

James Foley Beheading: What They’re Not Telling You

Controversial video a powerful new casus belli for war. Nor should we forget that the Islamic State militants, often referred to as ISIS, behind this atrocity were trained by Americans and bankrolled by the Gulf emirates

Steven Joel Sotloff. Click to enlarge

Staged Provocations Ahead Possible US-Syrian War

Given that the West was instrumantal in creating ISIS, Tony Cartalucci wonders if James Wright Foley brutal killing was intended to spark public anger in the West and pave the way for more military ‘intervention’?

Missouri cop was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown, says source

We reserve judgement on this but you have to ask why its taken so long for the Ferguson police department to release this account of the shooting?

Israel gambled on a morale boost, but it looks like Hamas’ military chief got away

The last time Israel tried to kill Deif, on July 12, 2006, it was only four months later that Israeli intelligence discovered that he had not been killed in the attack, only wounded

Israel Faces Its Own Evil

Israel Faces Its Own Evil

Just hours before the latest ceasefire collapsed, sources in Jerusalem agreed to a key Palestinian demand. Gilad Atzmon explans

A still image of Foley's purported beheading. Click to enlarge

Hunt begins for ‘British’ Islamic State executioner of US journalist James Foley

With the beheading Islamic State killers warn Obama: stop air strikes or another U.S. journalist will be executed

St. Louis Cops Kill Knife-Wielding Man

Protests continue after police kill a second Black man

New Black Panthers Leader Works With Police to Corral Ferguson Protesters

New Black Panther leader coordinating with authorities, urges demonstrators not to “protest after sundown”

Ukraine Atrocities: The Illegal Use of White Phosphorous Fire Bombs Against Donetsk Civilians

The newly installed regime in Kiev has reportedly been using banned White Phosphorus against civilians in eastern Ukraine. Eric Zuesse explains

Yazidis haunted by cries for help as militants bury victims alive

Western news reports are full of accounts of this new wave of terrorism sweeping the Middle East but they omit to say who actually helped foster it

Ibrahim al-Badri, also known as Abu Du’a, also known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, aka Caliph Ibrahim, mercenary of Prince Abdul Rahman al-Faisal, funded by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United States. He can commit all the horrors that are forbidden to states by the Geneva Conventions.

John McCain, Conductor of the “Arab Spring” and the Caliph

What is the US strategy with the jihadists in the Levant and why is Senator John McCain meeting with Sunni militants so often?