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Hitler’s War: What The Historians Fail To Mention

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AMERICA: Addicted To War!

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From Uncensored Magazine Issue #44:

Since 1776, US has been at war 93% of the time

That’s 222 out of 239 years!

The U.S. has only been at peace for 21 years total since its birth

By “Danios”

Since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence.  In other words, there were only 21 calendar years in which the U.S. did not wage any wars.

To put this in perspective:

Pick any year since 1776 and there is a bout a 91% chance that America was involved in some war during that calendar year.

No U.S. president truly qualifies as a peacetime president. Instead, all U.S. presidents can technically be considered “war presidents.”

The U.S.  has never gone a decade without war.

The only time in the U.S. went five years without war (1935-40) was during the isolationist period of the Great  Depression.

In most of these wars, the U.S. was on the offense. Admit- tedly some of the wars were defensive. However, the above list leaves out covert CIA operations and other acts which could be considered war.

Let’s update what’s happened since 2011:

2012 – War on Terror in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria and Yemen 2013 – War on Terror in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria and Yemen

2014 – War on Terror in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria and Yemen; Civil War in Ukraine 2015 – War on Terror in Somalia, Syria and Yemen; Civil War in Ukraine

So we can add four more years of war. That means that for 222 out of 239 years – or 93% of the time – America has been at war.  (We can quibble with the exact numbers, but the high percentage of time that America has been at war is clear and unmistakable.)

Indeed, most of the military operations launched since World War II have been launched by the U.S. And Ameri- can military spending dwarfs the rest of the world put together.

My work here is done

No wonder polls show that the world believes America is the number 1 threat to peace. Sott Comment: Rather staggering, don’t you think? Also, for many of the war years, the US had multiple opponents. After all this war practice, we might rightly expect a simple bombing raid on ISIS to produce results. – “Danios”SOURCE: www.sott.com

On 3 Sep 2016, at 12:38 am, World Beyond War via WorldBeyondWar.org <> wrote:

On the morning of Monday, September 26, 2016, National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) will lead a nonviolent protest of war at the Pentagon.

People have been signing up to take part for months as part of registering for the September 23-25 #NoWar2016 conference in Washington, D.C.

There will be a planning and training meeting as part of the conference from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the 25th.

The action will include roles for those willing and not willing to risk the possibility of being arrested.

You can sign up for #NoWar2016 and this action at MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from “click.actionnetwork.org” claiming to be http://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2016 (But hurry before the conference is full.)

Or you can sign up for the action alone by emailing Malachy Kilbride at

NCNR describes the action in these terms: “A world beyond war will take long-term work utilizing new strategies and relinquishing our old ways of seeking peace which have relied on violence and war. We must stand up to those in power who continue to lead us on a path towards more war. We have reached a point in which we can no longer afford massive military budgets, plans for future war, and war games certainly preparing us for war. This is no longer sustainable in so many ways. Poverty, climate crisis, environmental destruction, and violations of international law can no longer be accepted as the new normal for our world. Because war is so intimately linked to poverty and the threat to Mother Earth we must take a stand at The Pentagon on September 26, 2016. The Pentagon is the one place that is the embodiment of the connection between United States foreign and military policies and the war profiteers who threaten all life on this planet. We call upon people of conscience to join us in a witness for peace, risking arrest, calling for an end to war.On the 26th there will be an opportunity for others, not able to risk arrest, to join us at The Pentagon.” For more information contact Malachy Kilbride at malachykilbride@gmail.com

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Israel Prepares for War with Iran

Cutting Edge News

Israel appears to gird for war as its defense establishment prepares the greatest military exercise in the history of the Jewish state. This exercise is expected to take place on June 2 and will involve testing the U.S.-Israeli developed missile defense system “Arrow” intended to deter missile attacks.

An Israeli strike on approximately one dozen targets in Iran could come with hours or days of receiving orders, according to an Israeli defense official quoted in the The Times of London. The military is apparently awaiting the final go-ahead by the country’s new civilian leadership under Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. This comes despite assurances issued just days before on April 15 in which Israeli President Shimon Peres had backtracked on earlier rumors of war, saying, “The solution in Iran is not a military one.” Indeed, Peres has recently been quoted as confirming that if a diplomatic solution is not found soon, “we will strike.”

According to The Times of London, a senior Israeli defense official stated, “Israel wants to know that if its forces were given the green light they could strike at Iran in a matter of days, even hours. They are making preparations on every level for this eventuality. The message to Iran is that the threat is not just words.” The Times is known to receive reliable forewarning of Israeli defense measures when the Israeli press is otherwise constrained from doing so.

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Video game recreates horror of Iraq war

Do those in power use video games to train and brainwash people?

TimesOnline.Co.Uk

A video game that revisits one of the key conflicts of the Iraq war has ignited controversy on both sides of the Atlantic, one year before its scheduled release.

The game, Six Days in Fallujah, is currently under development by Atomic Games at its base in North Carolina. Announcing the game to the press earlier this week, Peter Tamte, the company’s president, said: “It’s time for video games to do what movies, music and television have done: give people insight into this war that is shaping our world.”

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