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William Rivers Pitt 6

William Rivers Pitt | The Business Is Death, and Business Is GoodWednesday, 08 July 2015 00:00 By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed  A Navy Super Hornet aircraft refuels over Iraq. Over the holiday weekend, US forces launched 38 air attacks in both Iraq and Syria. Refugees are seeking an escape from those detonations. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel, US Air Force; Edited: JR/TO)
An Iraqi fighter plane was returning to base on Monday after a sortie against ISIS militants when a large bomb it carried was deployed - cause yet undetermined - and obliterated several houses in an east Baghdad neighborhood. The latest butcher's bill tallies at least 12 killed in the explosion, including women and children, along with at least 25 more wounded. Also on Monday, Iraqi forces endeavored to fight their way to the gates of Fallujah, a major city under the control of ISIS. Vast swaths of Anbar Province, which includes Fallujah, have been under the control of the militants for months in this …

MH-17 Mystery 66

MH-17 Case Slips into Propaganda FogJuly 9, 2015
Exclusive: Almost a year ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine killing 298 people. Yet, instead of a transparent investigation seeking justice, the case became a propaganda game of finger-pointing, with the CIA withholding key evidence all the better to blame Russia, reports Robert Parry.

The Dutch investigation into the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine last July has failed to uncover conclusive proof of precisely who was responsible for the deaths of the 298 passengers and crew but is expected to point suspicions toward the ethnic Russian rebels, fitting with the West’s long-running anti-Russian propaganda campaign.
A source who has been briefed on the outlines of the investigation said some U.S. intelligence analysts have reached a contrary conclusion and place the blame on “rogue” elements of the Ukrainian government operating out of a circle of hard-liners around one of Ukr…

Neoliberal Democracy 22

Published on  Thursday, July 09, 2015 by Common Dreams Big Oil Knew. Big Oil Lied. And Planet Earth Got Fried. New report exposes why fossil fuel companies didn't need the warning from the public scientific community to start a decades-long campaign of denial. They already knew their business model was a threat. by Jon Queally, staff writer

Syria and the USA