ISIS once ‘apologized’ to Israel for attacking IDF soldiers – former Defense Minister

from RT

Tel Aviv remains so “neutral” in the Syrian conflict that even Islamic State terrorists have on at least one occasion “apologized” to Israel for mistakenly attacking IDF soldiers in the occupied Golan Heights, according to a former Israeli Defense Minister.

Speaking about the wider Israeli policy of “neutrality” in Syria, former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon accidentally acknowledged that Israel has an open communications channel with an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) cell which operates in Gollan Heights.

“There was one case recently where Daesh opened fire and apologized,” Ya’alon said on Saturday, as cited by the Times of Israel…

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UN ‘deeply concerned’ over safety of 400,000 civilians fleeing US-led coalition airstrikes in Raqqa

from RT

The safety of over 400,000 people in Raqqa, Syria, where US-backed Syrian opposition forces are bombing ISIS, is of “deep concern” to the UN. The offensive has resulted in “an escalating number of civilian deaths” as well as damage to vital civilian infrastructure, the organization added.

In past weeks, civilians have been exposed to daily fighting and airstrikes which resulted in an escalating number of civilian deaths and injuries as well as damage to civilian infrastructure, including hospitals, schools, markets and water infrastructure,” a Monday statement from a spokesman for UN Secretary General read.

There are worries” about how the US-backed operation will affect civilians, Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for the UN Secretary-General told RT…

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Turkish Military Confirms Airstrikes Against Kurdish YPG in Northern Syria, Iraq

from Sputnik International

Earlier in the day, the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said Turkish planes carried out a large-scale attack on its headquarters in northeast Syria near the town of Derik in the Qerecox mountains, targeting a media center, a local radio station and some military buildings as well as killing several YPG members. Kurdish media also said Iraq’s town of Sinjar was hit by Turkish jets, with over a dozen Peshmerga troops killed. Turkey was said to have targeted a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) base in the region.

“Iraqi Sinjar and Syria’s Qerecox have become a layer for the PKK and its affiliates, which are carrying out terrorist attacks and are attacking our troops [and] civilians. Aiming to wipe out these havens that are threatening the unity of our nation and the unity and security of the country, we carried out an aerial operation in Sinjar in the north of Iraq and in northeast Syria at 00:00 GMT on April 25. Terrorist targets were hit,” the General Staff said in a statement.

Turkish forces will continue fighting terrorism both inside the country and beyond its borders, the statement added…

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An Israeli startup armed with $45 million is taking on Google and Apple in the race to sell your personal data

from Business Insider

Israel-based startup Otonomo is capitalizing on the fact that cars, once the symbol of American escapism, are becoming repositories of your personal data.

Cars have only become connected to the internet in the last few years, but sensors to support autonomous driving capabilities and smart infotainment consoles are contributing to an influx of data that the auto industry has never seen before.

Big Data is poised to grow even more as automakers pursue fully self-driving vehicles and the government preps to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle communication, allowing future cars to talk with each other while driving.

McKinsey & Co. predicts car data could become a $750 billion industry by 2030.

So it’s no wonder everyone wants a slice of the pie…

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: The French Way (the radical extremist ideology of the neoliberal globalist “center”)

“They are subordinated to the ideology of the extremist, globalist center”

What I call the Business Party fascism and it is the most extreme political ideology there is.

 

Emmanuel Macron is the Hand Crafted Tool of the Neoliberal Globalist Elites

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: “Macron is more Obama than Obama. More Blair than Blair. A creation, groomed and glossed for this “spontaneous” bid for power by the banking class he unashamedly represents.” Off Guardian

The word is out, the votes are in and it looks like the French presidential election is following the trend in Westernized nations: it will pit continued neoliberal globalization verses breaking away toward a nationalistic populist turn. The Greeks saw it first. And then they were betrayed. The British voted to exit the EU and everyday someone over there is doing their level best to see that decision is overruled. And here in the states, the people begrudgingly elected the Duke of Orange because his globalist, lying war-monger of a “progressive” of an opponent was just too sickening to elect. But his populist facade is melting away quickly like the Wicked Witch of the West after a cold shower.

Across the neoliberalized globe, support for faux-socialist Emmanuel Macron is coming in from the elite puppet-class.

A German MP and Angela Merkel’s chief of staff, Peter Altmaier, stated that the result shows that “France and Europe can jointly win!”

German government spokesman Steffen Seibert‏ also tweeted his support for Macron’s pro-EU and social market economy platform, wishing him “All the best for the next 2 weeks.”..

The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, went as far as calling Macron “the hope and future of our generation.”

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also “congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his result in the first round and wished him all the best for the next round,” Juncker’s spokesman, Margaritis Schinas, said on Twitter. RT

Unlike his opposition, Macron will not pull France out of the EU. He will not get them off the euro. He does not support lessening sanctions on Russia. He believes Russia “invaded” Crimea. These are key policy positions that makes him the European globalist elite favor his election over his competition.

But his real appeal to them lies in his willingness to serve at home in the neoliberal restructuring of France’s economic and social structure. That’s what makes him their golden boy because, frankly, that’s what he was made for. Kind of like Obama in that regard.

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Science March: Behold the Priests of the New World Order

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: Hillary Clinton LOVES the march for SCIENCE.

Marching in the streets of the world yesterday, tens of thousands of concerned citizens (and people employed by the various sciences) came out from their labs and school rooms to inform us, the ignorant masses, that science, glorious science, is all important, it reaches past partisan boundaries and cannot be, must not be, challenged or mocked without the direst consequences.

Apart from those who were out there protesting the Duke of Orange’s cuts to education and the EPA, those who were there protesting his deregulation plan which will decimate the environment, those whom I applaud and stand with, most others were out there sending their message in support of the theory of man-made GLOBAL WARMING…. oooooo

And their message was simple… you aren’t an Ordained Glorious Scientist so shut up and accept this as the ultimate truth. So sayeth Science. So sayeth the lord.

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The ignorant plebes needed to be educated by the authority figures in the white lab robes coats so they even brought out the schoolhouse chalk boards to make damn sure we didn’t miss their patronizing lesson. You are children in need of … education.

After all, 97% of all scientists agree. Says so right there on the board. How do you simpletons dare disagree with numbers like that?

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It used to be the the preachers, the priests and the rabbis who put forth the declarations for the masses to follow blindly. They too spoke to the gods and who were we to question their divine knowledge? They had sanctified insight which we mere mortals did not.

People were told there would be a terrible price too pay if they listened to the heretics and questioned the almighty truth handed down by the anointed ones. A terrible price indeed. Floods, famine, drought, pestilence, plagues, volcano eruptions… these were the wrath of the gods visited upon the community because of the crazy unbelievers and their dreaded DOUBT.

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But those were primitive days and certainly we have evolved beyond such measures of influence and control… haven’t we?

Haven’t we?

Oh Glorious Science… it has indeed produced amazing contributions to society since the Dark Ages.

We put men on the moon… right?

We cured cancer or… maybe not for everyone.

We ended hunger and developed boundless energy for all for free in order to liberate us from those who seek our endless enslavement to serve their quest for riches. Right?

Oh Mighty Science… what have you really done for us, lately?

Let us humbly count a few of your glorious blessings.

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