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Drone strikes: Obama’s torture technique?



By: Jeff Bachman

On November 24, two weeks before the Senate Intelligence Committee released its “torture report,” Reprieve, a UK-based human rights NGO, published the results of its latest investigation into President Obama’s drone strike program. While Obama was preparing for the inevitable release of the Senate’s report which provided the most extensive insight yet into the CIA’s use of torture during the Bush administration, Reprieve provided insights of its own into the Obama administration’s equally disturbing targeted drone assassination program.

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Israel-Gaza conflict: Israel to call up 10,000 reservists as Hamas vows revenge for the killing of three of its commanders in an airstrike


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu praised the military’s ‘precise execution’ of the attack

By: Ibrahim Barzak


Israel said it would call up 10,000 reservists as Palestinians vowed to avenge Israel’s killing of three Hamas commanders in Gaza this morning.

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US fighter jets continue to strike at ISIS in Iraq



US military aircraft have conducted an airstrike on artillery used by the forces of the Islamic State (formerly ISIS). Rear Admiral John Kirby said the attack took place to help defend Kurdish forces near Erbil, Iraq.

Two F/A-18 aircraft dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near the city of Erbil. US personnel are based in the city.

The decision to strike was made by the US Central Command commander under authorization granted him by the commander in chief,” Rear Admiral John Kirby, a spokesman for the Pentagon, said.

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“I Lost Everything”: Israeli Strike Wipes Out Gazan Man’s Family (Video)


info-pictogram1 Hassan al-Hallaq, father of Kenan and Saji, survived the strike, but he lost his wife and sons. He speaks about his beautiful family in the interview above. This man is mourning the death of his wife and children after two Israeli missiles slammed into the building they were staying in on Sunday, killing Hassan Al Hallaq’s pregnant wife, his two sons, his mother, his sister and another child. They died despite the fact that Al Hallaq had earlier moved his family to the center of Gaza City at the behest of Israel, after it had warned Gazans living along the border to vacate for their own safety. More than 70 percent of those killed in Gaza have been civilians, the United Nations says.

Israeli missile lands in Gaza live on Al Jazeera (Video)

Source: Al Jazeera

info-pictogram1 Bloodshed in and around Gaza has surged with a strike killing seven Palestinian children and a heavy overnight bombardment from Israel shattering hopes for an end to three weeks of devastating violence.

Death is the only thing certain in life, and the only thing certain about death is that we don’t know when it will strike.

gb copy Death is the only thing certain in life, and the only thing certain about death is that we don’t know when it will strike.
es copy La muerte es lo único seguro en la vida, y lo único cierto acerca de la muerte es que no sabemos cuándo va a atacar.
nl copy De dood is het enige wat zeker in het leven, en het enige wat zeker over de dood is dat we niet weten wanneer het zal toeslaan.
fr copy La mort est la seule chose certaine dans la vie, et la seule chose certaine à propos de la mort, c’est que nous ne savons pas quand il va frapper.
de copy Der Tod ist die einzige Sache, die im Leben, und die einzige Sache, die über den Tod ist, dass wir nicht wissen, wann sie zuschlagen.
CN67867 Sǐwáng shì wéiyī kěndìng zài shēnghuó zhōng, ér wéiyī kěndìng de guānyú sǐwáng de shì, wǒmen bù zhīdào shénme shíhou huì bàgōng.
Sweden Döden är det enda som är säkert i livet, och det enda som är säkert om döden är att vi inte vet när det kommer att slå.
rus7897 Smert’ yavlyayetsya yedinstvenno vernym v zhizni, i yedinstvennoye, chto uveren v smerti yavlyayetsya to, chto my ne znayem , kogda eto udarit.
4523turkey  Smert’ yavlyayetsya yedinstvenno vernym v zhizni, i yedinstvennoye, chto uveren v smerti yavlyayetsya to, chto my ne znayem , kogda eto udarit .
images La morte è l’unica cosa certa nella vita, e l’unica cosa certa della morte è che non sappiamo quando sarà sciopero.
indonesiaID Kematian adalah satu-satunya hal yang pasti dalam hidup, dan satu-satunya hal yang pasti tentang kematian adalah bahwa kita tidak tahu kapan itu akan menyerang.

Standby NATO: Turkey plots justification to Syria strike (Video)

info-pictogram1 The Turkish government is red-faced after a leak on YouTube revealed a daring plot to justify invading neighboring Syria. An anonymous source posted audio of a secret meeting between top Turkish officials – discussing a false flag operation that would appear as a Syrian attack. It’s not the first time Ankara has tried to rally NATO against Syria. RT’s Marina Portnaya has a collection of Turkish attempts to spark a full-blown war with its neighbor, with the backing of the Alliance.

Desert Strike: Sandstorm chokes China (Video)

info-pictogram1 Sandstorms swept parts of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Thursday, reducing visibility and suspending school classes.