(Ryan Saavedra) Declassified documents that were retrieved from inside Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani compound in 2011 revealed that he wanted to assassinate then-President Barack Obama to make “totally unprepared” Joe Biden the next president of the United States, predicting that Biden would lead the U.S. “into a crisis.”
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(Zero Hedge) The US border patrol is on alert for a possible suicide bomber heading north toward the US-Mexico border, according to Breitbart, which obtained a copy of an internal memo issued by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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(Zero Hedge) Update: According to The Telegraph, London Bridge attacker Usman Khan, 28, was a convicted terrorist who was released from prison in December 2018 – less than seven years into a 16-year sentence for a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange.
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(Jessica Corbett) The so-called War on Terror launched by the United States government in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks has cost at least 801,000 lives and $6.4 trillion according to a pair of reports published Wednesday by the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.
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(Zero Hedge) Islamic State’s self-styled Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed (once again) in a United States Special Ops overnight raid Saturday involving helicopters, warplanes and a ground clash on the Turkey-Syria border while fleeing Syria’s northwestern Idlib Governorate, with President Trump making a “major statement” of the biggest symbolic victory of his administration in the war against terrorism.
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(David Swanson) In the years following 2003, the U.S. military dotted Iraq with over 500 military bases, many of them close to Iraqi cities.
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(Zero Hedge) A majority of voters polled by Rasmussen agree with President Trump’s statement that “It is time for us to get out of these ridiculous endless wars, many of them tribal, and bring our soldiers home. We will fight where it is to our benefit, and only fight to win.”
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(Caitlin Johnstone) In a move that surprised exactly zero people, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wasted no time scrambling to blame Iran for damage done to two sea vessels in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, citing exactly zero evidence.
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