Israel’s Prime Minister has condemned the US spying on Israeli leaders, saying such things are “unacceptable” and “must not be done” between close allies. Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded investigation into the matter.
Heather Linebaugh: Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn’t). Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions.
From Aaron Swartz to Assange, Monsanto to Manning, fracking fears, Iraq carnage and more, here are RT’s “Top 13 of 2013.” These vastly underreported stories are some of the biggest ones to fly under the mainstream media’s radar this year.
Former CIA agent John Kiriakou speaks out just days after he was sentenced to 30 months in prison, becoming the first CIA official to face jail time for any reason relating to the U.S. torture program. Under a plea deal, Kiriakou admitted to a single count of violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act by revealing […]
What sort of chapters will you write in 2014? Well the countdown is well and truly on. In less than 90 hours the year 2013 will have gone into the history books, and all of us will stand on the brink of a new dawn, the New Year will lie before each one of us. […]
This year, Great Britain’s Channel 4 selected Edward Snowden to deliver an alternative holiday address to that of Queen Elizabeth this holiday season, marking his first television appearance since seeking asylum in Moscow. Snowden was chosen because of his disclosures of the many classified surveillance procedures in use by the NSA (and also, we hope, […]
Monday 23 December marks the 100th Anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve System – the Central Bank of the United States of America. The mainstream media are keeping remarkably quiet about this key milestone.
Here is a list of over 100 documentaries you can watch for free online. They are about Science, Consciousness, ETs, you name it. A smorgasbord of fascinating subjects to learn about. Knowledge is power, which you won’t get from the betraying News Media, so turn off your TV and invest your time in watching some […]
Heather Long: I’d rather be able to wish people in the US a Merry Christmas this week without having to worry if they’ll be offended. A colleague made a curious statement when she returned to New York recently from London, “Everything was so Christmas-y there.”
Edward Snowden has said he feels satisfied and a winner despite the espionage charges confronting him. Denying claims he is a traitor, Snowden said he is working to improve the NSA, something that US spy chiefs do not realize.
The nuclear energy industry in Japan relies on unskilled and uneducated daily workers, and even now the country will not invite foreign experts to help with the Fukushima cleanup due to national pride, Alex Kerr, an expert on Japan, told RT.
Russia continues its gold buying spree, adding 0.3 tonnes to its 996.4 tonne stockpile, marking a nine month increase, according to the IMFâs June statistics report.
Germany’s Bundesbank plans to store half the national gold reserves in its own vaults by 2020. It will mean the return of 700 tons of the precious metal from the US and France
A review group hand-picked by United States President Barack Obama said last week that the National Security Agency needs to reform dozens of the ways it does business. One member of that panel, however, says the NSA doesnât do enough.
Oil behemoths BP and Chevron dumped toxic waste – including some radioactive material – from their drilling operations into coastal waters, claims Louisiana parish Plaquemines in a lawsuit removed to federal court Thursday.