Afghan war claims record civilian casualties in first half of year | Stars & Stripes

The war in Afghanistan caused more civilian casualties in the first six month of this year than during the same period in any of the past six years, the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said in a report on Monday.

Source: Afghan war claims record civilian casualties in first half of year – Middle East – Stripes

The War In Afghanistan Is A Good Thing (If You’re A Drug-Dealer) | Zero Hedge

The “War on Drugs” and the “War on Terror” are more intertwined than the media and our elected officials would like us to think.

Source: The War In Afghanistan Is A Good Thing (If You’re A Drug-Dealer) | Zero Hedge

‘Snowden’ director Stone talks NSA, Pokemon GO at Comic Con – Daily Sabah

Pokemon GO “manipulates our behavior,” leading to a “Robot society where they know how you behave … It’s what you call totalitarianism.”

Source: ‘Snowden’ director Stone talks NSA, Pokemon GO at Comic Con – Daily Sabah

The US Govt Has Been Trying to Weaponize Pokémon for Two Decades — They Finally Succeeded | Anonymous

A major part of keeping track of everything on Earth is having accurate GIS mapping. Pokemon Go allows our intelligence services to map everything – even the inside of your house – and learn patterns about how humans move around.

By: Matt Agorist via thefreethoughtproject.com

Source: The US Govt Has Been Trying to Weaponize Pokémon for Two Decades — They Finally Succeeded – Anonymous

The Return of the White Raven – Native American Prophecies – Mission of Maitreya

“The White Raven will return when humans are spiritual again, but also, at the same time, it will be the end of the world.  Therefore, we know the Return of White Raven is an End Time prophecy that relates to the Tribulation in the Bible.”

Source: The Return of the White Raven – Native American Prophecies – Mission of Maitreya

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations | Glenn Greenwald

I see this every day in my research.

“One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction.”

Source: How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations

Greenspan Warns A Crisis Is Imminent, Urges A Return To The Gold Standard | Zero Hedge

“We’re dealing now in very early days a crisis which has got a way to go.  If we went back on the gold standard and we adhered to the actual structure of the gold standard as it exited prior to 1913, we’d be fine.  Remember that the period 1870 to 1913 was one of the most aggressive periods economically that we’ve had in the United States, and that was a golden period of the gold standard.”

Source: Greenspan Warns A Crisis Is Imminent, Urges A Return To The Gold Standard | Zero Hedge

ICT4D – Telecommunications Services in the Knowledge Economy (pdf)

“Globalization and technological change are one of the main goals of ICT.”
“In order for individuals to receive more knowledge, surveillance is used. This relates to the use of Drones as a tool in order to gather knowledge on other individuals.”

Telecommunication Services in the Knowledge Economy (pdf)

US, NATO security interests at stake in Brexit vote | Stars & Stripes

Britain’s referendum Thursday on whether to leave the European Union could potentially have damaging security implications for the United States and its allies if a majority votes to leave, analysts warn.

Source: US, NATO security interests at stake in Brexit vote – News – Stripes

Google involved with Clinton campaign, controls information flow – Assange — RT America

American tech giant Google is closely cooperating with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to promote the candidate, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said in a televised address to an international media forum.

Source: Google involved with Clinton campaign, controls information flow – Assange — RT America

Big guns, big bucks: U.S. arms sales to Libya and Nigeria are wrong | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post-Gazette.com – Announcements of American government willingness to sell arms to two questionable clients — one of three governments claiming legitimacy in war-torn Libya and the corrupt and incompetent military of Nigeria — raise serious questions about what is going on in Washington in the final months of President Barack Obama’s administration.

Big guns, big bucks: U.S. arms sales to Libya and Nigeria are wrong | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette