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Pentagon Seeks $395.9 Million from US Taxpayers to Buy Iron Dome Missile Defense Systems for Israel

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Bloomberg news just reported that the pentagon seeks a total of $395.9 million for Israel’s missile defense systems.  The Pentagon and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) want to protect Israel against any potential missile attacks during war.  Last October, the U.S. and Israel had a joint air and missile defense exercise called the…

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AFRICOM Propaganda: ‘Hunting the World’s Most Wanted Warlord”: the Rebirth of Joseph Kony on US Network TV

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – This past Sunday, CBS aired a 60 Minutes program called ‘Hunting the world’s most wanted warlord: Joseph Kony.’  Joseph Kony is a man who correspondent Lara Logan said has existed for more than three decades as the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) that killed thousands of people and built an army…

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New Economic Sanctions on Iran, Washington’s Regime Change Strategy

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Since the Nuclear talks between Iran and the Western powers have failed, new proposals to enforce stronger economic sanctions on Iran are now in the works.  Bloomberg News reported that Mark Dubowitz, the executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) said in a phone interview that “New measures under consideration will…

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Iran’s Alleged Nuclear Weapons Program: Are More Economic Sanctions in the Works? Nuclear Talks Fail in Kazakhstan

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Nuclear talks between Iran’s negotiating team led by Supreme National Security Council secretary, Saeed Jalili and diplomats from the United States, France, Germany, China, Russia and Britain in the Kazakh city of Almaty has reportedly failed.  A senior U.S. administration official earlier this week told CNN “As long as Iran does not take…

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Haiti’s Human Rights Abuses and its War on Journalists

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The United Nations Human Rights monitor Michel Forst who recently resigned from his position due to “difficulties” he faced with the Martelly government according to the Director of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights, Pierre Esperance.  Forst sent a letter to the Haitian Press criticizing the Haitian government of Michel Martelly…

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AFRICOM Prepares for more Conflicts in Mali, Nigeria and Somalia

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in Northern Mali is a direct threat to US national security interests according to Major General Carter F. Ham during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on March 15th, 2013.  Ham said that although there have been progress in AFRICOM’s mission; new threats have emerged this year…

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When “War is Peace”: “Peace Prizes” Awarded to War Criminals

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – French President François Hollande was awarded UNESCO’s Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize for “valuable contribution to peace and stability in Africa” according to the United Nations website: www.un.org.  Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano, chaired the Jury of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize stated that “After analyzing the global situation, it is Africa that held…

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Kosovo to get an army in June

Voice of Russia, SETimes.com – Kosovo is planning to convert its lightly-armed Kosovo Security Force into a full-fledged army.  Established in 2009, the force consists of 2,500 active and 800 reserve members and is primarily responsible for crisis response. Over the past few years, it has been intensively trained by KFOR, which reports to NATO. Based on the Kosovo Security…

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From “The Battle of Algiers” to the Intervention of Mali: French Imperialism, Resistance Movements and False Flag Terrorism

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Gillo Pontecorvo’s 1966 movie ‘The Battle of Algiers’ was an award winning film based on the Algerian War (1954-1962) between the Algerian independence movement called the National Liberation Front (FLN) who launched a Guerilla War against French occupation.  Algeria eventually won its independence on July 5th, 1962.  Algerian nationals were treated as second-class citizens who were discriminated…

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As Venezuela’s Struggle Continues, Chavez Government Prepares Nation for Defense in 2013

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – President Hugo Chavez has been fighting cancer since June of 2011. Back on December 11th, 2012, Chavez received his 4th cancer operation but suffered respiratory problems afterwards, but has recovered according to the Associated Press on December 18, 2012. During his ordeal, Chavez has named Nicolas Maduro, his Vice President and Minister of…

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Descent Into Holy War

Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch – Damascus. It is one of the most horrifying videos of the war in Syria. It shows two men being beheaded by Syrian rebels, one of them by a child. He hacks with a machete at the neck of a middle-aged man who has been forced to lie in the street with his head on a concrete…

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The troubled Middle East and NATO’s future plans

Natalia Meden, Strategic Culture Foundation – The West is generously adding fuel to the fire in order to speed up the fall of the Syrian regime. Will it come to a military intervention? In any event, the United States has developed specific plans for a military intervention, which are already being undertaken. According to the Secretary General of NATO, the…

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The Pussy Riot Con Game

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The controversy behind the Punk Rock group Pussy Riot and the issue of freedom of expression in Russia raised concern for activists and celebrities across the world. The court sentenced each member to two years in prison with the charge of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” for the “Punk Prayer” protest at the…

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