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Israel’s Mossad now recruits agents online!

“ Israeli intelligence has given up to modern trends and introduced an online questionnaire for would-be spies. Unlike the businesslike CIA or MI5 web draft campaigns, Israelis are luring volunteers with mystery halo always shrouding Mossad’s activities.” “ Mossad has become one of the last intelligence agencies in the world that vouchsafed to recruiting volunteer spies online, facilitating the induction process for those who always wanted to be a secret agent, but considered it unattainable.” “ The agency’s online recruiting website, available in Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Persian and Russian, looks like a creatively designed product, wrapping spy activities in bright and attractive packaging. The intelligence outlet calls on to potential candidates to 'create history,' make their life and 'join the invisible to make the impossible.'” “ The internet resource contains general information about Mossad, its history, directors and an ini

Μοσάντ: Στρατολόγηση μέσω διαδικτύου!

“ Η Mossad είναι μια από τις τελευταίες υπηρεσίες πληροφοριών στον κόσμο που κατέφυγαν στην στρατολόγηση μέσω διαδικτύου προκειμένου να διευκολύνουν όσους ήθελαν πάντα να γίνουν μυστικοί πράκτορες αλλά το θεωρούσαν αδύνατο.” “ Στο σχετικό site που έφτιαξε για αυτό το σκοπό η ισραηλινή υπηρεσία περιγράφονται με πολύ φανταχτερά χρώματα οι δραστηριότητες ενός κατάσκοπου στα αραβικά, στα αγγλικά, στα γαλλικά, στα εβραϊκά, στα περσικά και στα ρώσικα. Η Mossad καλεί τους υποψήφιους 'να γράψουν ιστορία', να φτιάξουν την ζωή τους και να 'ενταχθούν στο αόρατο για να κάνουν το αδύνατο'.” “ Στο site υπάρχει ένα ερωτηματολόγιο που πρέπει να συμπληρώσουν οι υποψήφιοι και το οποίο περιλαμβάνει ερωτήσεις για τα προσωπικά ενδιαφέροντα του καθενός αλλά και τα κίνητρά του. Εάν ο εθελοντής κληθεί σε συνέντευξη τότε θα πρέπει να συμπληρώσει άλλες τρεις φόρμες που αφορούν θέματα υγείας, προσωπικές πληροφορίες του ίδιου και προσωπικές πληροφορίες για τον σύντροφο ή

Cold War 2.0 : Russia to upgrade nuclear and conventional arsenals

While Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, tried to appear placatory to the Western block, concerning Russia's moves to modernize nuclear and conventional arsenals, various signs show that both Western and Sino-Russian blocks entered a new frenzied arms race. “ Russia’s investment in its military is not a sign of a looming new arms race but rather a long-overdue modernization, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with RT and the VGTRK media corporation.” “ Lavrov was commenting on the US plan to overhaul its nuclear arsenals, which was announced by President Barack Obama this week.'The US nuclear arsenal is somewhat younger than ours, but perhaps it is also time for them to upgrade it. I just hope that the US will abide by the provisions of the New START treaty, which are legally binding,' Lavrov said. 'It is fine to upgrade your stockpile, replacing old weapons with new ones, but there are certain restrictions on how many we

Italy closer to the ECB trap

“ Mario Draghi, the ECB President, continues to profess optimism that the Eurozone will recover in the 2nd half of this year. Hopefully, his native country is not the basis for this optimism.” “ Last year it stayed within its Maastricht deficit limit of 3% of GDP. Indeed, the government had a 2.2% primary surplus. And yet public debt rose, as a % of GDP, from 127% to 132.6%! Which means that Italy must keep borrowing (in net terms) even if it has the largest primary surplus in the Eurozone and manages to stay within the Maastricht deficit limits. In euro terms, it needs to pay annually 85 billion in interest (on a €2 trillion debt) of which it must borrow €50 billion.” “ From this perspective, the Renzi government, but also its neoliberal detractors, are in a bind. The only solution (i.e. in confronting Merkel) is outside their remit and imagination. Thus, they keep falling deeper and deeper into the vortex. Meanwhile, Germany’s polity shows no signs of eve

UNHCR: More than 51 million forcibly displaced in 2013

“ UNHCR's new 'Asylum Trends' report, which is based on data received from 44 governments in Europe, North America and parts of the Asia-Pacific, says 330,700 people asked for refugee status in these 44 countries between the start of January and the end of June. The figure marks a rise of 24 per cent from the same period a year earlier, and slightly higher than in the second half of last year (328,100 claims).” “ The report warned that, based on historical trends showing higher numbers of asylum-seekers in the second half of each year, 2014 could produce as many as 700,000 claims – which would make it the highest level in industrialized countries in 20 years and a level not seen since the 1990s conflict in former Yugoslavia. ” “ Of the net overall increase in new claims shown in the report, more than two thirds of these were in just six countries – Germany, the United States, France, Sweden, Turkey and Italy.” “ Overall, Syria was th

Ύπατη Αρμοστεία: Πάνω από 51 εκατομμύρια βίαια εκτοπισμένοι το 2013

“ Η νέα έκθεση της Υ.Α. για τις 'Τάσεις Ασύλου', η οποία βασίζεται σε στοιχεία από 44 κυβερνήσεις στην Ευρώπη, τη Βόρεια Αμερική και περιοχές της Ασίας-Ειρηνικού, αναφέρει ότι 330.700 άνθρωποι ζήτησαν το προσφυγικό καθεστώς σε αυτές τις χώρες από τις αρχές Ιανουαρίου μέχρι το τέλος Ιουνίου. Ο αριθμός αυτός αντιστοιχεί σε αύξηση κατά 24%,σε σύγκριση με την προηγούμενη χρονιά και είναι ελαφρώς υψηλότερος από το δεύτερο εξάμηνο του περασμένου έτους (όταν κατατέθηκαν 328.100 αιτήματα ασύλου).”   “ Η έκθεση προειδοποιεί ότι το 2014 θα μπορούσαν να υπάρξουν μέχρι και 700.000 αιτήσεις ασύλου , καθώς, ιστορικά, σημειώνονται περισσότερα αιτήματα κατά το δεύτερο εξάμηνο κάθε έτους. Ο αριθμός αυτός θα είναι ο υψηλότερος των τελευταίων 20 ετών για τις βιομηχανικά ανεπτυγμένες χώρες, αγγίζοντας επίπεδα που δεν έχουν παρατηρηθεί από τη δεκαετία του 1990 και τις συγκρούσεις στην πρώην Γιουγκοσλαβία. ” “ Παρά τη συνολική αύξηση των νέων αιτήσεων ασύλου που εμ

26 September: International Day against nuclear weapons

... but things are looking really bad in the new Cold War “ Friday, 26th September marks the first ever Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons as decreed by the United Nations General Assembly and events are being organised around the world by anti-nuclear networks such as UNFOLD ZERO and ICAN (the International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons).” “ Alyn Ware, Right Livelihood Laureate and co-founder of the UNFOLD ZERO campaign said, ‘There are over 16,000 nuclear weapons in the world. The use of any nuclear weapon by accident, miscalculation or intent would create catastrophic human, environmental and financial consequences. There should be zero nuclear weapons in the world.’” “ US war doctrine has been changed. US nuclear weapons are no longer restricted to a retaliatory force, but have been elevated to the role of preem

Παγκοσμιοποιημένοι πόλεμοι: Οποιοσδήποτε μπορεί να πολεμήσει εναντίον οποιουδήποτε

Το σχέδιο εξελίσσεται όπως θέλουν οι ελίτ καθώς τα έθνη-κράτη πλησιάζουν προς την οριστική τους διάλυση του system failure Από την Ουκρανία έως την Μέση Ανατολή, παρατηρούμε διαφόρων ειδών μαχητές, από πολλές εθνότητες, να πολεμούν στο πλευρό του κάθε αντιπάλου. Ιδιωτικοί στρατοί, μισθοφόροι και τυχοδιώκτες δίνουν το παρόν στα πεδία των μαχών, πολλοί από αυτούς έχοντας ως αποκλειστικό στόχο να κερδίσουν περισσότερα χρήματα. Οι παγκοσμιοποιημένοι πόλεμοι είναι ένα γεγονός και λειτουργούν υπέρ αυτών που στοχεύουν στην διάλυση των εθνών-κρατών. Η εικόνα με τους ενόπλους της ISIS να "υμνούν" την διάλυση των συνόρων μεταξύ Ιράκ-Συρίας, είναι χαρακτηριστική. Οι δυνάμεις που βρίσκονται πίσω από την τεχνητή κατασκευή πολλών εθνών-κρατών στη Μέση Ανατολή και αλλού, έχουν αποφασίσει ότι τώρα δεν εξυπηρετούν τα σχέδιά τους για ολοκληρωτική, παγκόσμια κυριαρχία. Οι απειλές των ενόπλων της ISIS που αφορούν επιθέσεις εντός των Δυτικών κρατών, εξυπηρετούν τέλεια τον ν

Globalized wars: Anyone can fight against anyone

The plan evolves according to the willing of the elites as nation-states approach their permanent dissolution by system failure From Ukraine to Middle East, we see all kinds of fighters of various nationalities fighting on both sides. Private armies, mercenaries and fortune hunters are present in various battlefields, many of them aiming only to earn more money. Globalized wars are here and doing the job of those who dream the dissolution of nation-states. The picture of the ISIS fighters praising the dissolving of the Iraqi-Syrian borders is characteristic. The powers behind the artificial construction of many nation-states, in the Middle-East and elsewhere, have now decided that these are not useful anymore as they cannot serve their plans for total, global domination. ISIS fighters' threats concerning potential attacks in Western countries serve perfectly the plan, which is to transfer the wars from borders to urban centers. Indeed, since a citizen of any W

"Terra Nullius" and the modern colonialism

The global neoliberal dictatorship imposes policies without taking account people An interesting story by Yanis Varoufakis* "Terra Nullius" is a law term of Anglo-Saxon origin. Its roots go back to the philosophy of John Locke who developed the relation between human work with the right in land ownership. Locke put the following question: When does someone has a true right on a piece of land? To answer this philosophically, he asks us to imagine a hypothetical case where some people discover a desert island where no man has gone until now, it's not even on the map. The people land on the island and declare that it belongs to them. Do they have the right to do that? Locke asks. Yes, he answers, under one condition: This land, not only should be empty of people - “Terra Nullius” - which means that no one else should have rights upon it, but also, the people who just arrived should work on this land, producing goods. Then, the part of this land

US policy in the Middle East brilliantly explained in a few sentences

The mess created by the US by Aubrey Bailey Are you confused by what is going on in the Middle East? Let me explain. We [the US] support the Iraqi government in the fight against Islamic State. We don't like IS, but IS is supported by Saudi Arabia, whom we do like. We don't like President Assad in Syria. We support the fight against him, but not IS, which is also fighting against him. We don't like Iran, but Iran supports the Iraqi government against IS. So, some of our friends support our enemies and some of our enemies are our friends, and some of our enemies are fighting against our other enemies, whom we want to lose, but we don't want our enemies who are fighting our enemies to win. If the people we want to defeat are defeated, they might be replaced by people we like even less. And all this was started by us invading a country to drive out terrorists who weren't actually there until we went in to drive them out.

Final death toll from the latest Gaza conflict

“ 504 Palestinian children are confirmed killed during the 50 day war. The cumulative death toll among Palestinians is at least 2,152, including 260 women , according to the continued collection of preliminary data by the Protection Cluster from various sources. It is reported that the cumulative Israeli fatality toll is 71, of whom 66 were soldiers and one civilian fatality was a child. ” “ The situation in Gaza remains tense. In addition to a projectile being fired towards Israel on 16 September, there have also been a number of incidents of Israeli Navy opening fire towards Palestinian fishing boats (on 15 and 17 September). Palestinians in Gaza continue to feel uncertain about the future, expressing concern about the unstable political and security environment and ongoing deterioration in the socioeconomic situation. ” Full last emergency report:

Anti-Russian sanctions drive rapid de-dollarization

“ Western sanctions are having an unintended effect. They are accelerating the birth of a parallel ecosystem where countries not allied to the West are able to operate without the constant threat of sanctions. Free of western control, this alternative platform is gaining traction at a surprisingly fast pace.” “ The move towards a non-western world is happening most rapidly in the area of finance. This is hardly surprising because financial flows are easier to reroute – and replace – than say, a shipment of coal or an oil tanker.” “ It is now abundantly clear to Moscow that the US-UK evil twins are not content with symbolic sanctions but are really out to destroy its economy. Anticipating this blow to its financial jugular, Russia had in July drawn up a law that would create a local equivalent of SWIFT.” “ Vesti Finance says sanctions aimed at restricting Russian access to finance will have almost no sense, since Russian companies will find the necessary mo

"Terra Nullius" και σύγχρονη αποικιοκρατία

Η παγκόσμια νεοφιλελεύθερη δικτατορία επιβάλλει πολιτικές χωρίς να λογαριάζει καθόλου τους ανθρώπους Μια ενδιαφέρουσα αφήγηση από τον Γιάννη Βαρουφάκη* Ο όρος "Terra Nullius", είναι νομικός, Αγγλοσαξονικής προέλευσης. Οι ρίζες του βρίσκονται στη φιλοσοφία του Τζον Λοκ, ο οποίος ανέδειξε τη σχέση του ανθρώπινου μόχθου-της εργασίας, με το δικαίωμα στην ιδιοκτησία γης. Το ερώτημα που έθεσε ο Λοκ ήταν το εξής: Πότε έχει κάποιος πραγματικό δικαίωμα σε ένα κομμάτι γης; Για να απαντήσει φιλοσοφικά, μας ζητά να φανταστούμε τι γίνεται στην υποθετική περίπτωση που κάποιοι ανακαλύπτουν ένα ερημικό νησί, πάνω στο οποίο έως τώρα δεν έχει πατήσει άνθρωπος, δεν είναι καν στο χάρτη. Αποβιβάζονται σ'αυτό και δηλώνουν ότι τους ανήκει. Δικαιούνται να το κάνουν; Ρωτάει ο Λοκ. Ναι, απαντά, υπό έναν όρο: Όχι μόνο πρέπει να είναι κενή ανθρώπων αυτή η γη - “Terra Nullius” - δηλαδή να μην έχει κάποιος άλλος δικαιώματα πάνω της, αλλά επιπλέον, πρέπει οι νεόφερτοι να δουλέψουν

Ο Σαμαράς ως ικέτης στο Βερολίνο

του system failure Η επίσκεψη Σαμαρά στο Βερολίνο και η συνάντηση με την Μέρκελ, αποτελεί μια ύστατη απόπειρα να ικετεύσει για βοήθεια, καθώς όλες οι πρόσφατες δημοσκοπήσεις δίνουν προβάδισμα στον ΣΥΡΙΖΑ. Όλα δείχνουν ότι ο Σαμαράς θα ζητήσει χαλάρωση της αυστηρής λιτότητας που επιβάλλει το Βερολίνο, ενώ υπάρχουν πληροφορίες ότι ενδεχομένως να ζητηθεί και μια περαιτέρω ελάφρυνση του δημόσιου χρέους της Ελλάδας, μέσω ίσως μιας νέας επιμήκυνσης. Αλλά και η θέση του Βερολίνου είναι δύσκολη καθώς, από τη μια, δεν θέλει να δυσαρεστήσει την Ευρωπαϊκή και Γερμανική τραπεζική και οικονομική ελίτ που κερδίζουν από την κρίση και επιδιώκουν μια επιτυχή ολοκλήρωση του πειράματος στην Ελλάδα που εξυπηρετεί απόλυτα τα σχέδιά τους, από την άλλη, δεν θέλει να ρισκάρει μια πιθανή αντι-νεοφιλελεύθερη κυβέρνηση συνασπισμού στην Ελλάδα με τον ΣΥΡΙΖΑ επικεφαλής. Όλα δείχνουν ότι η Μέρκελ θα πει "όχι" στον Σαμαρά καθώς οι Γερμανοί έχουν άλλον ένα σοβαρό λόγο να

Samaras to beg Merkel in Berlin

by system failure The Greek PM, Antonis Samaras, is visiting Angela Merkel in Berlin today, in a last attempt to beg for assistance, as all recent polls show that SYRIZA "threat" would win in possible national elections in Greece. All information show that Samaras will request a king of "relief" from the tightened austerity imposed by Berlin, while there is also some information speaking about a new discussion about the Greek debt, probably a further lengthening. Berlin's position is also difficult, as on the one hand, it does not want to disturb the European and German banking and economic elites who are profiting from this crisis seeking for the successful completion of the experiment in Greece which totally serves their plans, on the other, it does not want to risk a possible anti-neoliberal coalition in Greece with the main Leftist party, SYRIZA, in charge. All signs show that Angela will say "no" to Antonis, as

Cold War 2.0 : The US to renew nuclear arsenal

Military armaments towards a frenzied course in the new Cold War era “ The United States plans to spend more than $1 trillion to revitalize its antiquated nuclear arsenal over the next three decades, according to a new report.” “ The Obama administration has dedicated a 'sprawling new plant' in Kansas City, Mo.--bigger than the Pentagon-- to modernize 'the aging weapons that the United States can fire from missiles, bombers and submarines,' ...” “ The Kansas City National Security Campus is part of a 'wave of atomic revitalization that includes plans for a new generation of weapon carriers,' ...” “ ... because of 'political deals and geopolitical crises,' the Obama administration is overseeing an extensive modernization of its atomic arsenal while implementing only modest arms reductions, ...” “ Gary Samore, Obama’s top nuclear adviser in his first term, said that Russia’s actions in Ukraine were a major factor. 'That has m

Cold War 2.0 : China's moves to avoid dangerous isolation

Military armaments towards a frenzied course in the new Cold War era globinfo freexchange As the US seek to isolate China, it seems that the Chinese are turning to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), seeking to shield their inner security. The US moves in Asian Pasific ( ), show the ultimate target. It appears that the SCO formation in 2001 was another tactical win by the Sino-Russian block, against the - occupied with the war on terrorism - West, to be used against future plans by the global neoliberal dictatorship, which would probably include the dissolution of the vast Russian territory and the dangerous isolation of China by land and sea. ( ) “ From August 24-29, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held 'Peace Mission 2014' at China’s Zhurihe

It's a fact: Police privatization/militarization progressing fast!

... and how the system prepares public for this “ If you thought no-knock SWAT raids to serve warrants for non-violent crimes was the epitome of tyranny, wait until you get a load of private mercenaries conducting special forces-type raids on American citizens.” “ ... California admits that Blackwater-like private 'security' contractors are now being used to 'police pot'. Mysterious soldiers repelled out of unmarked helicopters fully armed for war to raid legal medical cannabis gardens last month. They didn't identify themselves or present paperwork of any kind. They just destroyed the garden and left. Other witnesses claim this invading army is also 'confiscating' product.” “ This is the ultimate 'feeler' story in the unfolding Totalitarian Tip-Toe if I've ever seen one. A quirky local story of 'mystery men' used to raise the public threshold of acceptable tyranny, aka legitimizing private-sector soldiers for law enfor

Clashes at the Turkish-Syrian border as Kurd refugees try to escape from ISIS brutality

“ Clashes happened on Sunday at the Turkish-Syrian border as Turkish security troops fired tear gas and water cannons on Syrian Kurd refugees trying to flee the onslaught of Islamic State militants.” “ Amid the clashes, Turkish authorities temporarily closed the border, through which at least 70,000 people have fled the violence in Syria this week. ” “ There were conflicting reports on what triggered the clashes. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the Kurds started throwing stones at the security forces trying to keep out a large group of Kurdish onlookers. Private NTV television said the group wanted to transport aid to Syrian Kurds on the other side of the border.” “ The altercations happened after the Kurdish militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) called on young Turkish Kurds to take up arms and go to Syria to help Kurds against IS attacks. The PKK has fought for secession from Turkey for three decades and is considered a terrorist organization by A

Climate change rallies around the globe