terrorism

DOJ’s Charlottesville Hate Crime Probe Extends Beyond Driver

The Justice Department’s hate crime investigation of Saturday’s incident in Charlottesville, Va. is not limited just to James Alex Fields Jr., the 20-year-old man charged with second-degree murder after allegedly running over a woman demonstrating against white supremacists. A Department of Justice official familiar with the hate crime investigation says that the agency is looking…

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America’s Catastrophic — and Illegal — Intervention in Syria Must Be Stopped

Toward the end of last year, leaked audio of then-Secretary of State John Kerry went viral across the independent media because it appeared to confirm that the U.S. was watching ISIS and allowing the group to grow in order to exert pressure on the Syrian government, a long-time adversary of the Obama administration. However, more stunning than this apparent…

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Debunking Neocon Propaganda Line-by-Line

What follows is a response to a July 26 article published at the Washington Post entitled “Why is the Trump Administration Empowering al-Qaeda in Syria?” penned by columnist Marc Thiessen. The article—while its headline sounds like something many non-interventionists would endorse—is so filled with errors, inaccuracies and omissions that it only seemed appropriate to address…

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The Daily Sheeple’s Will Porter on the Foreign Policy Focus Podcast #72

Daily Sheeple staff writer Will Porter joins host Kyle Anzalone to discuss a recent column running at the Washington Post on the Trump administration’s current policy in Syria. The offending article is so full of misinformation, omissions and inaccuracies that only a paragraph-by-paragraph rebuttal could begin to correct the spin. Show notes: “Debunking Neocon Propaganda Line-by-Line” – The Daily Sheeple Delivered by…

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UK Is Sending Its Police to Train in Israel: Here’s Why It Should Bother You

According to the Independent, government sources say a British team is set to travel to Israel in the near future to learn Israeli counterterrorism enforcement strategies. The proposed move comes amid a spate of terrorist activity in the United Kingdom, as well as concerns about the British authorities’ response time and ability to counter terrorist attacks However,…

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Russia Says ISIS Planning to Gas Syrian Civilians, Frame Assad, To Justify US Invasion

Moscow, Russia – On Thursday, during a weekly press briefing by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, spokeswoman Maria Zakharova explained that their intelligence has revealed active terrorist plots to stage chemical attacks in Syria in order to justify and precipitate U.S. strikes and increased intervention in the Syrian civil war. The information exposes ongoing plans by Syrian terrorist…

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FBI Allowed to Hide Details of Secret 9/11 Report – Judge

A South Florida judge ruled the FBI is not improperly withholding information about funding of the 9/11 attacks after journalists tried to uncover connections between the hijackers and Saudis living in Florida at the time. Florida Bulldog, an organization of investigative journalists, has been investigating connections between Saudis living in the US and the hijackers…

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High Anxiety: Americans Among Most Tense People in the World, Survey Finds

A decade-long study shows a disturbing trend of anxiety levels among US citizens. Deep concerns of war and natural disasters continue to distress people across the country, the newly published survey has found. In the survey conducted by the global information technology company, Unisys, the US jumped to 8 out of 13 countries surveyed. Americans…

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U.S. Authorizes $12 Billion Arms Deal with Qatar

Just days after condemning the Gulf monarchy for its ties to terrorism, the Trump administration on Wednesday inked a deal with Qatar for three dozen American fighter jets, valued at $12 billion. “We are pleased to announce today the signing of the letter of offer and acceptance for the purchase of the F-15QA fighter jets,…

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