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8/5 Behind the Terror "Chatter"

“God appointed America to save the world in any way that suits America. God appointed Israel to be the nexus of America’s Middle East and anyone who wants to mess with that is a) anti-Semitic, b) anti-American, c) with the enemy, and d) a terrorist.”
John LeCarré, London Times, January 15, 2003

US state terror threat to 'validate' total surveillance and expansion of the world war destabilizing' the world and US finance capital's domination
Qaeda Messages Prompt U.S. Terror Warning
8/3/13 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/03/world/middleeast/qaeda-messages-prompt...
...Some analysts and congressional officials suggested that emphasizing a terrorist threat now is a good way to divert attention from the uproar over the NSA's data collection programs, and that if it showed intercepts uncovered possible plot, even better...

US embassy closures used to bolster case for NSA surveillance programs
8/5/13 Spencer Ackerman and Dan Roberts, Washington http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/05/us-embassy-closure-nsa-surv...

7/31 NSA XKeyscore collects 'nearly everything user does on the internet'

see the guardian site for entire article, photos, graphs, etc
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NSA XKeyscore program collects 'nearly everything user does on the internet'
7/31/13 Glenn Greenwald, http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/31/nsa-top-secret-program-onli... (edited)
• XKeyscore 'widest-reaching' sweep of online data • NSA analysts require no prior search authorisation • Collects IPs, emails, social media activity, searches and browsing history

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The NSA boasts in training materials that the program called XKeyscore, is its "widest-reaching" system for developing intelligence from the internet. These latest revelations will add to the intense debate around NSA surveillance programs. They come as senior intelligence officials testify to the Senate judiciary committee Wednesday, releasing classified documents in response to the Guardian's earlier stories on bulk collection of phone records and Fisa surveillance court oversight.

A December 2012 document slide, "plug-ins", describes searchable fields of information, includes "every email address seen in a session by both username and domain", "every phone number seen in a session (address book entries or signature block)" and user activity--"webmail and chat activity to include username, buddylist, machine specific cookies etc"....

7/19 Killer Justice & Peace; Black Revs vs. Rev. Wright, p.2

Psy war 'preaching-teaching' Black genocide and state terror as personal problem
HOUSE NEGRO COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF PLAYS PACIFICATION 'RACE CARD', 'ADVISES' KEEPING RESISTANCE PERSONAL

Obama calls for calm after Zimmerman acquittal
"We are a nation of laws and a jury has spoken..We should ask ourselves if we're doing all we can to stem the tide of gun violence that claims too many lives across this country daily "
Obama re: "getting guns out of the wrong hands" designed to disarm potential revolutionary Trayvon, with the help of fascist patriots

Report on the Extrajudicial Killing of 120 Black People
http://mxgm.org/report-on-the-extrajudicial-killings-of-120-black-people...
Since January 1, 2012, police and a much smaller number of security guards and self-appointed vigilantes have murdered at least 120 Black women and men. These killings are definitely not accidental or random acts of violence or the work of rogue cops. As we noted in our April 6th, 2012 “Trayvon Martin is All of US!” Report (see http://mxgm.org/trayvon-martin-is-all-of-us/), the use of deadly force against Black people is standard practice in the United States, woven into to the very fabric of the society...systemic institutional racism and national oppression...in conjunction with the oppression and repression of indigenous peoples, Latinos, Arabs, Muslims, and immigrants ...

4/13/03 The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, on April 13, 2003, gave a 40-minute sermon called “Confusing God and Government” a clip from the sermon, “God Damn America” was repeated in endless loops...Obama condemned his former pastor for daring to tell the truth...in concrete detail
“God Damn America for Her Crimes Against Humanity”
7/11/13 Jay Janson, www.opednews.com/ articles/ God-Damn-America-for-Her-by-Jay-Janson-130711-520.html

Obama thanks GHWB ex-prez & CIA chief in particular for 'soft power leadership'
7/16/13 "we are surer a kinder and gentler nation because of you"

7/14 Trayvon's Murder, p.1

Digest: Trayvon's murder by the state, in context: capitalist crisis, 'race' war vs. class war [see 2004 RAND study for US Army US strategy in the Muslim World after 9/11]

From the second Trayvon Martin died - very likely before - his calculated murder was justified - like police murders of Blacks are 'justifiable homicide'. Trayvon was murdered twice. First by a racist cop-wannabe vigilante, then lynched by the US justice system with a 'not guilty' verdict that effectively legalizes open war on Blacks. Established by genocide and slavery, north america still depends on deepening 'race' divisions, fear and hatred. Trayvon Martin, like millions of other Blacks, was slaughtered on this barbaric white supremacist altar of capitalist democracy.
It was no accident this exploded publicly when it did, whipping already divisive, deeply embedded american racism into flames. Under the guise of generating 'public conversation about race', this criminal operation is intended to misdirect growing public frustration and fury which is still mostly unaware the 'best system in the world' is the enemy destroying their generations-long-hard-working-fought for lives and futures. With 1 in every 4to5 children officially impoverished, with every basic need from education to healthcare, in permanent dysfunction as finance and corporate capital breaks records, with the help of a permanent 'army of unemployed' minimum wage slaves, plus countless millions of oppressed nationalities ('minorities') and women, the 'real proletariat' section of the working class now disappeared, facing the streets, prison or military, now replaced by, a less potentially politically threatening, for now, new 'middle class' with millions of professionals in minimum wage jobs. This is when and why north america needs to sharpen its oldest sectarian 'race war' WMD.

7/8/ What do you call it?

How liberal fascist democracy 'special needs' justice rules: that the state is now revealing a few bits of reality should burst any residual liberal delusions

NYT omits info too strongly suggesting a fascist dictatorship, including that:
* Gen. Keith B. Alexander: Director National Security Agency (DIRNSA) within U.S. Department of Defense. Concurrently Chief of the Central Security Service (CHCSS) and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (CYBERCOM)

the digest boiled the obscurantist mush down to its essentials
In Secret, FISA Court Vastly Broadens Powers of N.S.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/07/us/in-secret-court-vastly-broadens-pow...

7/5 What's Behind Latest US 'Transition to Democracy' in Egypt?

WHY & HOW US BACKED SCAF WAGES TERROR THEN PREDICTS SECTARIAN' WAR
WITHOUT DOMINATING EGYPT, THE U.S. CANNOT CONTROL AFRICA, THE ENTIRE MENA REGION AND THE WORLD. AS ALWAYS, FOMENTING DIVIDE-TO-CONQUER VARIOUS FORMS OF SECTARIAN WARFARE IS US WMD.
"Americans and zionists are behind this"
Egyptian troops open fire on Morsi supporters
Egyptian troops opened fire Friday morning at a demonstration outside the building where deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is reportedly being held
July 5, 9:36 AM http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/egypts-islamists-plan-da...
CAIRO — Security forces opened fire and launched tear gas at supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi on Friday afternoon, killing at least one person at a demonstration outside the building where Morsi is reportedly being held. In the chaos, the number of casualties was not clear. Witnesses said several protesters were injured, some news outlets reported multiple people were killed. The Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Freedom and Justice Party said in a statement five protesters were killed in Egypt on Friday.

7/3/ SCAF Overthrows Morsi : Finance Capital's Plans Not Fit for the 'News',

7/3/13 US backed Egyptian Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) overthrows Morsi as planned

U.S. Marines Ready for Egyptian Chaos
Stars and Stripes reports some 500 Marines with the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Team have been moved from Moron, Spain to Sigonella, Italy to be closer to Egypt .Marines were told to be ready to be airborne in 60 minutes after deployment orders CNN reported last week. Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren, wouldn't confirm.

US finance capital speaks: 'arab spring' requirements in MENA to secure US global domination
Egypt Needs Washington’s Help Now More than Ever
VOA INSIGHT Middle East Voices: http://middleeastvoices.voanews.com/2013/06/insight-egypt-needs-washingt...
...President Mohamed Morsi is not interested in hearing mandates from the United States, but may find it can help broker a political deal he will need for his presidency to endure... U.S. strategic interests and political values are interwoven with Egypt’s political trajectory. In addition to extensive U.S.-Egyptian military and strategic ties, Egypt’s diplomacy on the issues of Palestine, Syria, Libya, and Iran can go a long way in support of key U.S. interests. Most importantly in the long run, however, is the broader demonstration effect the Egyptian regime transition will have on other Arab countries experimenting with political transitions over the course of the decade.

Arab Spring Needs a Mini-Marshall Plan
1/13/13 Bloomberg Editors, http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-13/arab-spring-needs-a-mini-marsha...

6/27 Melting Snow-Job

SNOWDEN, A MEANS TO US IMPERIALIST FASCIST ENDS

U.S. charges Snowden with espionage
6/21 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-charges-snowden...

US has to back off but will use snow-job as pretext to further expand fascist measures to secure the state against mass uprisings and revolution
Obama: 'Significant Vulnerability' at US Spy Agency
6/27 http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-says-significant-vulnerability-exis...
U.S. President Barack Obama says the disclosure of clandestine US government surveillance programs by a former intelligence contractor shows there is a "pretty significant vulnerability" at the secretive National Security Agency....At a news conference Thursday in Senegal, the President said "I have not called President Xi or President Putin personally and the reason is...number one, I shouldn't have to. Number two, we've got a whole lot of business we do with China and Russia, and I'm not going to have one case of a suspect we're trying to extradite suddenly being elevated to where I've got to start doing wheeling and dealing and trading on a whole host of other issues...I am not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker,"" Obama said.

Snowden's Father: Son Would Return for US Espionage Trial
6/28/13 VOA http://www.voanews.com/content/snowdens-father-son-would-return-for-us-e...

6/19 Afghan Liberation Peace Plan Bombs US Enduring War Plan.

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2011 Obama: We are ending Afghanistan war responsibly
usatoday.com/ communities/ theoval/ post/ 2011/ 10/ obama-we-are-ending-afghanistan-war-responsibly/
"After a difficult decade, we are responsibly ending today's wars from a position of strength. As the rest of our troops come home from Iraq this year, we have begun to draw down our forces in Afghanistan and transition security to the Afghan people, with whom we will forge an enduring partnership" Obama said...

note: excellent 'insider' view of US invader-occupier 'allies':

US, NATO disasters stack up in Afghanistan
9/16/12, http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-afghan-violence-2012...
KABUL Afghanistan — In a disastrous day for NATO force in Afghanistan, four US troops were gunned down Sunday by Afghan police, a US airstrike killed eight Afghan women foraging for fuel on a rural hillside...Villagers loaded the bodies into trucks and drove them to the provincial governor's office, parading them through the streets in protest. NATO acknowledged that five to eight civilians were accidentally killed in a strike targeting a group of insurgents, and expressed regret....also military officials disclosed that a Taliban strike on a southern base destroyed more than $150 million worth of planes and equipment — by far the costliest single insurgent attack in 11 years of warfare in money terms...
The confluence of events underscored the conflict's most damaging trends: an unrelenting tide of "insider" attacks, in which Afghan forces turn their weapons on coalition allies; the daily loss of civilian lives to war's ravages and the continuing ability of insurgent forces to inflict disproportionate havoc on the far more powerful Western military....

6/15 Crisis for US 'Arc of Crisis' Strategy Deepens

US STRATEGY MANIPULATES ANTI-US RESISTANCE INTO "SECTARIAN WARS"

US strategy in the Muslim World after 9/11
2004 Rand Corporation Study Conducted on behalf of the US Air Force www.rand.org/ pubs/ research_briefs/ RB151/ index1.html
Angel Rabasa, RAND senior policy analyst, is the lead author of the 567-page study “US strategy in the Muslim World after 9/11” (December 2004) suggested exploiting Sunni, Shiite and Arab, non-Arab divides to promote US policy objectives in the Muslim world.
In light of 9/11 and the global war on terrorism, it is important for U.S. leaders to develop a shaping strategy toward the Muslim world. The U.S. Air Force asked RAND Project AIR FORCE (PAF) to study the trends most likely to affect U.S. interests and security in the Muslim world. Researchers developed an analytic framework to identify the major ideological orientations within Islam, to examine critical cleavages between Muslim groups, and to trace long-term and immediate causes of Islamic radicalism. This framework will help U.S. policymakers understand the political and military strategies available to respond to changing conditions in this critical part of the world.
Attitudes Toward Democracy and Nonviolence Are Key Markers
The Muslim world encompasses a band of countries stretching from Western Africa to the Southern Philippines as well as diaspora communities throughout the globe. Researchers developed a typology to differentiate Muslim religious and political currents according to their overarching ideologies, political and legal orientations, preferred forms of government, attitudes toward human rights, social agendas, links to terrorism, and propensity for violence. Based on these markers, Muslim groups fall within a spectrum ...

As Syrians Fight, Sectarian Strife Infects Mideast
The war is setting off a contagious sectarian conflict in Iraq and Lebanon, rekindling long-simmering tensions.

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