Flashback: Torture is Bad (2008)

[iframe src="" width="90%" height="320" allow="fullscreen"] FROM 2008: Extraordinary rendition is a euphemism for a CIA program to kidnap people and fly them to secret prisons around the world for torture. We are being told this is a good thing. The post first appeared on .

Interview 1749 - New World Next Week with James Evan Pilato

This week on the New World Next Week: the US Senate's CIA torture report will remain classified for national security reasons; Biden issues an executive order to start a whole-of-government effort to push transhuman biodigital convergence; and Beyond Meat's COO tries to bite someone's face off, presumably from a lack of real protein in his diet.

DeclassifiedUK : La mission secrète des SAS pour s’emparer de l’artère pétrolière du Moyen-Orient

Des dossiers britanniques consultés par DeclassifiedUK révèlent des détails choquants sur la torture lors d’un épisode pratiquement inconnu de l’histoire militaire britannique, lorsqu’en 1970 les forces spéciales ont envahi et annexé la plus importante route d’approvisionnement en pétrole du golfe Persique. Source : Traduit par les lecteurs du site Les-Crises

Le sombre passé d’Avril Haines, nouvelle directrice nationale du Renseignement américain

Source : Traduit par les lecteurs du site Les-Crises Il y a trois domaines controversés où Avril Haines s’est fait un nom et pour lesquels elle devrait répondre lors d’une audience de confirmation.

Interview 1508 – Declare Your Independence From the New World Order

[audio mp3=""][/audio]Recorded December 18, 2019. James joins Ernest Hancock for his bi-monthly appearance on Declare Your Independence to discuss the New (multipolar) World Order, the false hope of the BRICS, and how to overcome (not weaponize) learned helplessness.

Napalm, Ambushes and Russian Roulette: Why the Pentagon Rejected The Deer Hunter

The epic war drama The Deer Hunter won five Oscars, despite the central conceit and metaphor of the film being inaccurate.  This conceit - that the Viet Cong forced American prisoners of war to play Russian Roulette - is the main reason the f

How the Pentagon Rewrote GI Jane

GI Jane is a crude, clumsy attempt to show a 'woman's perspective' on being in the military, that ruined Demi Moore's career as a leading lady.  Little known until now is how the Pentagon negotiated with Ridley Scott to rewrite the script, and even though the film didn't qualify for military support some of the scr

Clint Eastwood and the Geneva Conventions

One issue that comes up repeatedly in the script changes enforced by the Pentagon is war crimes, and other violations of the Geneva Conventions.  As is so often the case I'm left thinking 'if only the DOD applied the same rules to real life wars as they do to the depiction of wars i