China’s propaganda spreads beyond its borders via Facebook groups

Facebook groups with thousands of members are helping to build public support for China’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative in English-speaking countries, including Australia. THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD The groups publicise stories around China’s plan for global economic integration while criticising the Western rule-based order, sometimes using Russian-backed media. The group 21SilkRoad, which includes Australians, shares a mix of news and material linked to Russia’s global propaganda ...
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Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy

The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. NEWS957.COM On Friday, Italy’s populist government said it was revoking the rights to the property, which were given to the Dignitatis Humanae Institute, an academy affiliated with Bannon. Italy’s culture ministry says the institute has not paid concession fees and failed to do maintenance w...
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The U.S. Military Believes People Have a Sixth Sense

In 2014, the Office of Naval Research embarked on a four-year, $3.85 million research program to explore the phenomena it calls premonition and intuition, or “Spidey sense,” for sailors and Marines. TIME “We have to understand what gives rise to this so-called ‘sixth sense,’ says Peter Squire, a program officer in ONR’s Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism department. Today’s Navy scientists place less emphasis on trying to understand the phenomena theoretically and more ...
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Blood moon prompts fresh doomsday warnings

Next month's spectacular blood moon will not bring about the end of days, despite the usual doom-mongering. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT UNEXPLAINED MYSTERIES The striking astronomical phenomenon, which occurs when the Moon is in full eclipse, has been at the center of doomsday prophecies and end-of-the-world scenario predictions for years. The blood moon that will occur on July 27th is set to last two hours - the longest of any blood moon this century - prompting the usual spate of warnings f...
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John Bolton Flip Flops his Russia Stance after Putin Meeting

National security adviser John Bolton once said Russia's election interference was a "true act of war" against the US, and that a policy based on trusting Russia was "doomed to failure." BUSINESS INSIDER US national security adviser John Bolton once said that Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election was "an act of war" against the US and warned that the US could not trust Russia. On Wednesday, he told the Russian leader: "We are most appreciative of your courtesy and gracio...
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Will Geomagnetic Reversal Effects Cause a Worldwide Blackout?

Geomagnetic reversal effects are natural and spectacular, but they could also destroy the world as we know it. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY NORTHROP GRUMAN While that may sound dramatic, renowned science journalist Alanna Mitchell’s book “The Spinning Magnet“ revealed that the next time Earth’s magnetic field flips, it could seriously damage the electric infrastructure that defines our modern civilization. What is an Electromagnetic Field? While magnetism is fascinating, it has also been histor...
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China says it will increase its military presence in Africa

China is looking to strengthen defense engagement with African countries, adding to its economic and commercial profile on the continent. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY CNBC For decades, China's presence in Africa has largely focused on economic, commercial and peacekeeping activities. Now, Beijing is building on that by establishing greater military links to protect its national assets on the continent and gain greater geopolitical influence. The People's Liberation Army conducts regular joint ...
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China launches high-tech bird drones to watch over its citizens

Most Americans view the 2nd Amendment and gun ownership as enough of a defense against a Chinese military invasion but how will firearms ALONE stand up against a robot army coming from the air long after the SHTF? THE FOLLOW REPORT HAS BEEN  PUBLISHED BY CNET  Look! Up there! A pretty little bird gliding majestically through the sky, encapsulating the beauty of na -- oh wait. It's a high-tech surveillance drone. Over recent years, more than 30 Chinese military and government agencies have bee...
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Chinese retaliatory tariffs aim to hit Trump in his electoral base

The president has claimed that trade wars are ‘easy to win’ but Beijing and the EU plan to hit back against states that elected him. THE GUARDIAN Washington’s penchant for brandishing “big sticks” will come back to haunt it, China Daily, official organ of the Chinese government, warned on Friday as trade tensions between the two countries continued to fray. And China, and the EU, have identified just where that haunting will begin: in America’s heartland. For Donald Trump, the threat of a...
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Army Is Spending Half a Billion to Train Soldiers to Fight Underground

U.S. Army leaders say the next war will be fought in mega-cities, but the service has embarked on an ambitious effort to prepare most of its combat brigades to fight, not inside, but beneath them. MILITARY.COM Late last year, the Army launched an accelerated effort that funnels some $572 million into training and equipping 26 of its 31 active combat brigades to fight in large-scale subterranean facilities that exist beneath dense urban areas around the world. For this new type of warfare,...
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Trump Supporters Are Ignoring his Militarism The Same Way Obama Supporters Did

One of the most affecting things I’ve recently read is this line from Lee Camp’s recent article Trump’s Military Drops a Bomb Every 12 Minutes, and No One Is Talking About It. SEE YOU IN 2020 BLOG While we sleep and eat and make love and shield our eyes on a sunny day, someone’s home, family, life and body are being blown into a thousand pieces in our names.   As I’ll describe, this reality of our constant guilt in the slaughter of innocent people is too overwhelming for many American...
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Man Has Visions of China, Russia Invading USA (video)

Will the United States go to war with China and Russia? In 2007, the discussion began on my program with a very special guest. The interview date ate 9/17/07, 2/28/08, and 4/13/11. Take the relevant clues that apply to the current situation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXOUNbqdpso
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U.S. at Risk of Losing Military Technology Edge to China in Two Years

USNI.ORG The United States will lose its military technological superiority to China in two years if it does not put its $700 billion defense budget into areas that really matter, like artificial intelligence, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a former deputy secretary of defense warned on Thursday. “We should be prepared to be surprised” in any conflict with China, not only because it has invested heavily in modernizing its armed forces but also how it has invested in nex...
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China: Trump will NOT make America Great Again with WW3 National Debt

China's official military newspaper criticized President Donald Trump's inflated defense budget, arguing it would not help the Republican leader achieve his domestic policy goals. NEWSWEEK The commentary, authored by Li Xiang of the War Studies College at the People's Liberation Army Academy of Military Science and edited by the official PLA Daily, tore into the recently passed 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which boosted the military spending by nearly $20 billion to a decade-span...
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U.S. Military Aircraft Targeted by Lasers Over Pacific

U.S. officials wouldn’t definitively confirm Chinese personnel were behind laser incidents THE DAILY BEAST Pilots of American military aircraft flying over the western Pacific Ocean in areas frequented by the Chinese military have been targeted with lasers more than 20 times in recent months, The Wall Street Journal reports. Pentagon officials stopped short of accusing the Chinese military of involvement in the attacks, but confirmed to the Journal that the incidents occurred in and around t...
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