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Obama Quietly Signs The ‘Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act’ Into Law

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Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes $611 billion for the military in 2017. In a statement, Obama said that: Today, I have signed into law S. 2943, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017.”... 

Obama signs NDAA, approving $800 million aid to Syrian terrorists & Ukraine

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President Barack Obama has signed the Pentagon funding bill giving $800 million in aid to both “moderate rebels” in Syria and the Kiev regime. Obama also vowed to work around provisions blocking the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 on the eve of Thanksgiving, a four-day holiday for most Americans. He previously vetoed... 

Pentagon Is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police

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In 1968, students at Columbia University staged a mass uprising other college campuses in protesting not just the war in Vietnam, but their school’s collaboration with the Institute for Defense Analysis, a Defense Department affiliate that researches weapons technologies. Today, weapons produced by that institute are used by the US military throughout the world and by campus police forces across... 

Pentagon Warns To Expect “Radical” Change In US Government Soon

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A highly troubling “urgent bulletin” issued earlier today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) states that it has received information from the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) warning to expect a “radical change” in the government of the United States, possibly within the next fortnight, based on information they have received from “highly placed” sources within the Pentagon. According... 

Feinstein: It's Legal to Hunt Humans In the US

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The establishment is no pulling no punches as their mouthpiece for gun control Dianne Feinstein is blatantly lying to the American public while at the same time programming the populace that indeed “it’s legal to hunt humans in the US”. This comes with no surprise as we are seeing yet even more militarization of police departments across the US as they are accepting federal grant monies to... 

Rand Paul slams NDAA as bill passes US Senate

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The controversial NDAA bill, which allows for the indefinite detention of US citizens, was approved by the Senate despite White House threats to veto the legislation. Republican Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has decried the law as an “abomination.” The libertarian Republican voiced his concerns to a conference committee following the decision to give the present version of National Defense Authorization... 

NDAA 2013 - Indefinite detention without trial is back

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Lawmakers in Washington have stripped an amendment from next year’s National Defense Authorization Act that could have kept the government from indefinitely detaining US citizens without charge or trial. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Michigan) told reporters on Tuesday that an amendment to the 2013 defense spending bill approved only two weeks earlier had been removed. That... 

Supreme Court asked to strike down NDAA's indefinite detention clause

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The US Supreme Court has been asked to step in and make sure the military cannot detain US citizens indefinitely without charge or trial as guaranteed in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA. Attorneys representing the plaintiffs in the case of Hedges, et al. v. Obama filed an emergency motion with the Supreme Court on Wednesday asking the top justices in the United States to... 

US Senate passes ban on top Russian arms exporter

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The Senate side of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The US Senate has unanimously approved a motion to bar the Pentagon from purchasing any kind of military items from Russia’s major arms exporter Rosoboronexport over the firm’s weapons sales to Syria. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act authored by Republican Senator John Cornyn needs to be approved by the Congress. The... 

White House opposed new Senate sanctions against Iran

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The building of the US White House The White House was reportedly opposed to a new round of sanctions against Iran that the Senate approved in its latest efforts to mount economic pressure on the Islamic Republic. On Thursday night, US senators voted 94-0 to a new round of sanctions against Iran’s energy, port, shipping and shipbuilding sectors in an amendment to the National Defense Authorization... 

Will US Congress end the NDAA Triin 2013?

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Americans might once again be guaranteed the right to trial: a clause in the most recent draft of next year’s defense spending bill ensures that United States citizens aren’t stripped of their right to habeas corpus. Lawmakers have included provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 that relieves those worried with how last year’s bill allows for the indefinite... 

US government restores indefinite detention without trial

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The American government has successfully appealed a ruling by a district court banning indefinite detention of suspects without due process, reinstituting the controversial law that contradicts the US Constitution, Press TV reports. The restoration of the law allows the Obama administration to hold suspects, even American citizens, captive without trial at military prison facilities such as the notorious... 

Permanent Injunction Against Indefinite Military Detention in NDAA Issued by Federal Judge

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Less than twenty-four hours later, as expected, Obama Justice Department files appeal to federal judge’s ruling. A federal judge issued a ruling on September 12 that permanently enjoined a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that was signed by President Barack Obama codifying indefinite military detention into United State law last year. She found that the writers, journalists... 

Russian Expert Predicts Obama Will Declare Martial Law in America by End of 2012

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Igor Panarin, dean of the Russian Foreign Ministry School for future diplomats, believes that President Obama will announce martial law by the end of 2012. He explains: “There’s a 55-45% chance right now that disintegration will occur.” In 2009, Panarin lectured at the Diplomatic Academy where he stated that he believes that the US will begin to collapse in 2010. He compared America to Nazi... 

Federal judge bans Obama from indefinitely detaining Americans

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Sorry, Mr. President. A US Federal judge has clarified a decision made last month with some news sure to upset the Obama administration: the White House cannot use the NDAA to indefinitely detain American citizens. Judge Katherine B. Forrest has answered a request made by US President Barack Obama last month to more carefully explain a May 16 ruling made in a Southern District of New York courtroom... 
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