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National Park Service Official: Continent Belongs to Native Americans – ‘I Hear the Pain’ – by Penny Starr, CNSNews.com – “Carol McBryant, the relevancy, diversity, and inclusion strategist for the National Park Service, said on Thursday that the continent belongs to indigenous people and that the most meaningful work she’s done during her 30 years with the federal agency is to “sit and listen” to them and “hear the pain” of their mistreatment… ‘The most meaningful work that I think I have ever done is to sit and listen to the people who this continent belongs,’ McBryant said at a discussion and film screening at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., to mark the 100th anniversary of the park service.” (emph. added) – My comment: Can we say “Agenda 21” aka “The Wildlands Project?” Oh, I guess not…
A woman’s gruesome hanging shocked Tibet — but police have silenced all questions – by Simon Denyer, WashingtonPost.com – “She was 27, a kind, hard-working woman who supported her family by herding yaks and harvesting caterpillar fungus, a prized health cure, on the high grasslands of Tibet. Last October, Tsering Tso was found hanged from a bridge in a small town near her home… Her family and local villagers gathered outside the police station in Chalong township to demand answers: She had last been seen in the company of a local Buddhist priest and two policemen… The authorities insisted it was suicide. Family and friends suspected foul play and demanded an investigation. That night and the following morning, an angry crowd stormed the gates of the police station, smashing windows, according to local police… The authorities’ response was brutal, revealing much about the crackdown taking place in Tibetan parts of China and showing how unrest and unhappiness is increasingly viewed as dangerously subversive.”
‘Public are the enemy’ of British foreign policy – expert – from RT.com – “One example Curtis cites as an example of the UK’s deceptive tactics is the military’s contribution to Syrian rebel groups… ‘The Ministry of Defence is hiring contractors to produce videos, photos, radio broadcasts and social media posts branded with the logos of rebel groups, to ‘effectively run a press office for opposition fighters.’ Materials are being circulated in the Arabic broadcast media and posted online with no indication of British government involvement,’ he says… He adds to this a long history of what he terms as ‘simply lying to parliament and the public‘ in order to carry out operations in Syria… One example of this was when Defence Minister Earl Howe claimed in July of 2015 that parliamentary approval would be sought to extend bombing into Syria when, in fact, Britain had already been doing so by embedding UK pilots with foreign militaries for some time… In Curtis’ view, the policy of deceiving the public was confirmed when the government subsequently argued: ‘Ministers authorise the embedding of UK personnel on deployment with host forces. It has been long-standing practice not to announce such deployments.‘.. Among other issues, Curtis also questioned the UK’s commitment to a negotiating a ceasefire in Syria… Although the UK has publicly backed a UN-brokered truce, its actions tell a different story, he said… ‘As prominent analyst Avi Shlaim has documented, Western insistence that Syrian president Assad must first step down sabotaged first Kofi Annan’s and then Lakhdar Brahimi’s UN efforts to set up a peace deal,’ Curtis argues. ‘It strongly appears as if Britain wants neither side to win or lose.’.. ‘So Britain is playing with fire, seeing the people of region as it always has – as expendable unpeople in its geopolitical games,’ Curtis warned.”
U.S. Renews Calls For Attack On Syria Air Force, U.K. Calls For Safe Zones, Military Action – by Brandon Turbeville, ActivistPost.com – “The new U.S. Commander of American troops in Iraq and Syria stated on August 22 that he will “defend” the Special Operations Forces aggressively deployed by the United States to Northern Syria if Syrian warplanes or Syrian artillery again strike areas where U.S. troops are located… During an interview with CNN, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend stated from his headquarters in Baghdad that ‘We’ve informed the Russians where we’re at (note: nice syntax, Gen. Townsend) … (they) tell us they’ve informed the Syrians, and I’d just say that we will defend ourselves if we feel threatened.’.. The hypocrisy and deception of the United States government on this issue has now reached a staggering level. An accurate translation of what Townsend is saying is that ‘We have funded proxy terrorists to destroy the Syrian government. Those terrorists started losing so we deployed troops to support them and forge new brigades of terrorism with Kurds. Despite the fact that we deployed these troops against international law, violated Syria’s national sovereignty, as well as the wishes of the majority of the world, we will play the victim if those troops are injured during the course of Syria’s battle with the terrorists we support. We will then attack Syrian planes as a response to attacking terrorists whom our soldiers are assisting in attacking the Syrian government.’ In other words, the U.S. position is that ‘We will attack you whenever we want, however we want, and everyone and everything else in the world be damned. And if you dare respond, we will play the victim, drum up sympathy and good ol’ fashioned ‘Murican patriotism back home so that we can launch a full-scale war upon your country.’ ” (emph. added) – Priceless!
Turkish tanks roll into Syria, pushing Islamic State out of key border town – by Humeyra Pamuk and Jeff Mason, Reuters.com – “Syrian rebels backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and warplanes entered one of Islamic State’s last strongholds on the Turkish-Syrian border on Wednesday, in Turkey’s first major U.S.-backed incursion into its southern neighbor… A column of at least nine Turkish tanks crossed into Syria with the group of largely Arab and Turkmen rebels to drive Islamic State out of Jarablus and surrounding villages. A Reuters reporter at the border witnessed intense bombardments, with palls of black smoke rising around the town… President Tayyip Erdogan said the operation was targeting both Islamic State and the Kurdish PYD party, whose gains in northern Syria have alarmed Turkey. Ankara views the PYD as an extension of Kurdish militants fighting an insurgency on its own soil, putting it at odds with Washington, which sees the group as an ally in the fight against Islamic State… ‘This morning at 4 a.m. (0100 GMT) an operation started in northern Syria against terror groups which constantly threaten our country, like Daesh (Islamic State) and the PYD,’ Erdogan said in a speech in Ankara… U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who arrived in Turkey, a key NATO ally with its second biggest armed forces, on a pre-planned trip hours after the operation began, tried to soothe Turkish concerns about Kurdish territorial gains in Syria.”
Dollar Disaster Looms? China and Russian Currencies Break Away – from TheDailyBell.com – “Money is changing fast and the US dollar is going to crash… Here’s an excerpt from yet another recently published article (translated from the Russian) describing how the ruble may now evolve (here): ‘We must nationalize the ruble. What does it mean? It means that we must separate the internal markets from the external ones… ‘Thus, the first step for Russia is secession from the IMF and others similar institutions designed to keep the entire world in bondage. The dollar noose must be cut… ‘Now the amount of printed rubles will not be determined by how many dollars we have but by the actual needs of our economy…. ‘We have absolutely no need in the central bank in its current form, but we do need a financial regular. Under any regime, it was the Treasury that performed this function. Let it remain the same now regardless of the official name. It may continue to be called the Central Bank. If the essence is changed, there is no need in changing plaques.”