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Damning New Report Shows US Airstrikes in Iraq Killing Civilians Amount to 31 Times the Pentagon's Count

November 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

We spend the hour looking at a damning new report that reveals how US-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq have killed far more civilians than officials have acknowledged. The coalition's own data shows 89 of its more than 14,000 airstrikes in Iraq have resulted in civilian deaths, or about one of every 157 strikes. But their an on-the-ground investigation by The New York Times magazine found civilian deaths in "one out of every five" strikes.

Did Russia Shoot Down US Missiles In Syria

April 23, 2017 - 2:36am

Submitted by Jonathan Roth of RiskHedge
In an exclusive video interview with RiskHedge, a long-time geopolitical expert says there is an alternate story making the rounds about the United States’ April 7 missile strike on Syria’s Shayrat Airbase in response to the Syrian regime’s alleged use of sarin gas on its own people.

Chart Of The Day: Democrats Now Like The CIA More Than Republicans

March 10, 2017 - 9:25am

Via Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,
Never mind decades of coups, mind-control programs, media infiltration, faulty intelligence and overseas election meddling, all it took was an embarrassing loss from Hillary Clinton to spark a furious love affair between Democrats and the CIA. It appears unaccountable intelligence agency worship is suddenly a “liberal” position. Who knew!
The following poll was taken two months ago, but many of you probably missed it back then. The shift is simply mind-boggling.

Trump Is Working On A Plan To Restructure, Pare Back The CIA And America's Top Spy Agency

January 5, 2017 - 10:20am
Trump Is Working On A Plan To Restructure, Pare Back The CIA And America's Top Spy Agency

Just in case the accusations that president-elect Donald Trump is a puppet of the Kremlin, intent on destabilizing and weakening the US weren't loud enough, moments ago the WSJ assured these would hit an unprecedented level with a report that Trump, a harsh critic of U.S. intelligence agencies, is working with top advisers on a plan that would restructure and pare back the nation’s top spy agency, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, prompted by a belief that it has "become bloated and politicized."

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