Women’s rights activist Fawzia Koofi, a member of the team negotiating a deal with the Taliban, was shot in the arm Source: Female Afghan peace negotiator wounded in assassination bid | World news | The Guardian
News headlines declare, “Australia’s new defence strategy unveils a significant strategic shift in foreign policy to meet new threats from China,” “China the unspoken threat at centre of new defence strategy,” and “Australia to buy ship-killing missiles and shift focus to Indo-Pacific” to “to protect overseas forces, allies and the mainland against rising threats including China.” Source: Australia: Willing Pawn in US Struggle with China – TheAltWorld
The US has roughly 6,000 military personnel scattered throughout the continent with military attachés outnumbering diplomats in many embassies across Africa. Source: New Report Reveals US Special Forces Active in 22 African CountriesNew Report Reveals US Special Forces Active in 22 African Countries – TheAltWorld
Making the case that the explosion resulted from an attack Source: Who profits from the Beirut blast? – TheAltWorld
Source: Beirut, l’esperto: esplosione di munizioni e missili, non nitrato di ammonio – Corriere.it
Come you masters of war You that build the big guns You that build the death planes You that build all the bombs You that hide behind walls You that hide behind desks I just want you to know I can see through your masks –“Masters of War,” Bob Dylan This is a mystery story. More Source: How the Fascists Won World War II – CounterPunch.org
The least-discussed congressional proceedings are often the most consequential — and almost always bipartisan. While the country is subsumed by both public health and an unemployment crisis, and is separately focused on a sustained protest movement against police abuses, a massive $740.5 billion military spending package was approved last week by the Democratic-controlled House Armed Services Committee.
An Air Force surveillance plane designed to carry state-of-the-art sensors typically reserved for war zones has been circling above Portland. Source: The Air Force Spy Plane Over Portland
Abbiamo portato con noi i 40 ritratti di Julian Assange, realizzati da Miltos Manetas per la sua mostra al Palazzo delle Esposizioni, chiusa al pubblico, segregata, prigioniera, proprio come Assange, l’hacker che ha fatto imbestialire gli USA per averli sputtanati, visto i loro abusi militari in Medio Oriente. Li abbiamo liberati e proiettati sui muri…
È guerra dichiarata ormai tra l’amministrazione Trump e il governo cinese. Dopo tutte le iniziative volte a contrastare l’avanzamento tecnologico del dragone, Mike Pompeo lancia l’iniziativa “Reti Pulite” per garantire che operatori mobili, app store, software, servizi cloud e cavi siano sottratti all’influenza di aziende cinesi come Huawei, Alibaba, WeChat e China Mobile che gestiscono nei loro server quantità enormi di dati dei cittadini statunitensi.