Former US congressional staffer, Rodney Martin: “U.S. sending foreign mercenaries to Syria to topple President al-Assad”

Former US congressional staffer Rodney Martin says the United States is sending foreign mercenaries to Syria to topple the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.He made the comments after The Washington Post reported the Pentagon is preparing to send its first batch of trained militants into Syria as a ground force against the ISIL terrorist group in the next several weeks.A US military official said that American and allied forces are finishing the training of the first group of the so-called “moderate” militants in Turkey.The fighters, numbering fewer than 100, will be sent south into neighboring Syria by the end of the summer, according to the unnamed official.“The US military’s announcement that they’re sending in trained moderate rebels to fight ISIL is not credible,” Martin told Press TV on Friday.“It’s more American lies. What they’re doing is importing foreign fighters and foreign mercenaries to attack President Assad, who has been the only effective fighting force against ISIL and the horrific crimes against humanity that are taking place in Syria by ISIL, which has been supported by the United States,” he added.Martin also said the main goal of the US government is to destabilize Syria.“What we’re seeing is the United States sending in mercenaries that they have trained armed, equipped, and financed to destabilize… the democratically-elected government of President Bashar al-Assad,” Martin said.

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Secret Group Set Up in Syria to Save Women, Children from Daesh Grasp

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(FNA) –  A new secret group has been set up in Syria to save the children and women captive in hands of the ISIL terrorist group.

A number of Syrian and Iraqi activists formed a secret group named ‘heroes endanger their life to save others’ to help women and children escape from the hands of Daesh (ISIS-ISIL).

The leaders of the group plan to release footages of their operation and ISIL torturing of its members in 4 TV channels next week.

The ISIL Takfiri terrorists currently control shrinking swathes of Syria and Iraq. They have threatened all communities, including Shiites, Sunnis, Kurds, Christians, Ezadi Kurds and others, as they continue their atrocities in Iraq.

Senior Iraqi officials have blamed Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and some Persian Gulf Arab states for the growing terrorism in their country.

The ISIL has links with Saudi intelligence and is believed to be indirectly…

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Lviv activistis are demanding autonomy for Galicia

Danilo Povidalchik, the organizer of the rally, said: “At a time when a constitutional reform has been announced, we, the residents of the cradle of Ukrainian statehood—Galicia—risk becoming second-class citizens in our own country. In the circumstances when corruption has not been defeated by the central government, the money that rightfully belongs to the workers and the pensioners of our region ends up in the pockets of the thieving Kiev officials. Nothing has changed since the days of Yanukovych. Therefore, we demand real autonomy for the Lviv region as part of the Constitutional reform process that has been announced by President Petro Poroshenko.”

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Lviv activistis are demanding autonomy for Galicia

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Original: Boris Rozhin / Colonel Cassad LiveJournal
Translated from Russian by @ThreeTimesNine / Edited by Moti Nissani

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Pravyi Sektor tried to intervene, but despite the protests of the Pravyi Sektor Lviv chapter, about three hundred activists from various social organizations came out today with demands for real autonomy for the Lviv region. The rally of the supporters of Galician autonomy began at 16:30 in front of the Lviv Regional State Administration. The protesters blocked traffic on Vinnichenko street. Participants at the rally were holding placards that read: “Poroshenko has betrayed his people!”, “Special status for Galicia—real autonomy for the Lviv region!”, “Galicia is Europe!”, “Stop feeding the thieves in Kiev!” “Taxes should remain in the Lviv region!”

Activists of Pravyi Sektor tried to block the protest rally; however, as the main forces of the Pravyi Sektor are currently in Mukachevo, the “autonomists” were able to hold their event…

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Controversial GCHQ Unit Engaged in Domestic Law Enforcement, Online Propaganda, Psychology Research – Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman

Many thanks, kittysjones, for providing such a wealth of information.

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Introduction

A visit by Government national security agents on Saturday 20 July 2013 to smash up computers at The Guardian newspaper office in London hit the news surprisingly quietly, when Edward Snowden exposed a gross abuse of power and revealed mass surveillance programmes by American and British secret policing agencies (NSA and GCHQ) last year. (More detailed information here).

David Miranda, partner of Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian interviewer of the whistleblower Edward Snowden, was held for 9 hours at Heathrow Airport and questioned under the Terrorism Act. Officials confiscated electronics equipment including his mobile phone, laptop, camera, memory sticks, DVDs and games consoles.

This was a profound attack on press freedoms and the news gathering process, and Greenwald said:

To detain my partner for a full nine hours while denying him a lawyer, and then seize large amounts of his possessions, is clearly intended to send a message of intimidation.

Absolutely…

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General Alexander Kolomiets—Defection to the Militia

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Original: Vzglyad.ru (by Yevgeny Krutikov) / Взгляд: Деловая Газета
Translated by Pavel Grebenkov

Kolom4The defection to the militia of the former member of the Ukrainian General Staff, Major-General Alexander Kolomiets is an extraordinary and advantageous event from the propagandistic point of view. However, a number of points expressed by him at a press conference in Donetsk are highly controversial, first of all, those relating to the possibility of a rebellion in the Ukrainian Armed Forces (UAF) and the attempts to whitewash the Ukrainian military.

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Major-General Alexander Kolomiets was dismissed from the post of chief of the Information Analysis Unit of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in 2012. Presently such a structural division within the General Staff does not exist, and the duties of the analytical-informational support of the General Staff of Ukraine have been transferred to the Head Directorate for Defense…

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I have never met a poor person who can lie, cheat and steal like a Tory!

Cameron certainly knew how to lie – how unfortunate that his lies should be thrown right back at him, I might have used the word embarrassing but it would require a conscience in order to be applicable to a Tory.

Fear and loathing in Great Britain

17_july_2015A letter a day to number 10. No 1,150

Friday 17 July 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

On 7 June 2011 you said the following: “But let me also be clear, no: we will not be selling off the NHS, we will not be moving towards an insurance scheme, we will not introduce an American-style private system.

In this country, we have this most wonderful, precious institution and idea.

That whenever you’re ill, however rich you are, you can walk into a hospital or surgery and get treated for free. No questions asked. No cash asked.

I will never put that at risk.”

It seems that age is catching up with members of the other house as they appear to be a little hard of hearing. Lord David Prior, the newly ennobled “Under Secretary of State for NHS Productivity” has called for an inquiry into future funding of the NHS which…

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