NarcoNews: Assassinated DEA Agent Kiki Camarena Fell in a CIA Operation Gone Awry

He Was Killed, They Say, Because “He Knew Too Much” About Official Corruption in the Drug War By Bill Conroy DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was abducted in early February 1985 shortly after leaving the US consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. His body was found several weeks later, partially decomposed, wrapped in a plastic death shroud […]

NarcoNews-DHS Investigating Death of Detained Honduran Immigrant

Individual Allegedly Denied Access to Medication & Kept for Days in Frigid, Overcrowded Border Patrol Cell Designed to Hold Detainees for 12 Hours By Bill Conroy Honduran national Lelis Rodriguez, 50, died on July 31 of a cerebral hemorrhage at a hospital in Harlingen, a small town on the Texas border. At the time, he […]

Did Putin Quietly Play the Debt Card Over Syria?

You Play Poker with Vladimir Putin at Your Peril By Ron Holland They are living beyond their means and shifting a part of the weight of their problems to the world economy. They are living like parasites off the global economy and their monopoly of the dollar. If [in America] there is a systemic malfunction, […]

NarcoNews: Former ICE Informant Sues US Prosecutors, Federal Agents

Litigation Claims US Officials Conspired to Silence the Informant & Cover-up Their Role in the House of Death Murders By Bill Conroy-NarcoNews A former US government informant who penetrated one of the most ruthless drug organizations in Mexico has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a group of federal prosecutors and agents as well as […]

Release of DEA Agent Kiki Camarena’s “Murderer” Is Game Changer for CIA

Narco-Trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero Knows Where All the Skeletons Are Buried in the US’ Dirty Drug War By Bill Conroy-NarcoNews *The following are excerpts from the latest analysis by one of my favorite investigative journalists Bill Conroy at NarcoNews. I encourage you to read the article in its entirety here at NarcoNews: The recent release […]

Turkey: The Repression Continues

AKP Keen to Polarize Turkey Further By Peter Edel After the occupation of Istanbul’s Gezi Park had been ended by the riot police most of the traces were removed.  All that remained was a small corner where the victims were commemorated with photographs and texts. However, this memorial site now belongs to the past as […]

BFP Book Review: “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet against Democracy’ by Robert W. McChesney”

A Deep Insight into the Decrepit State of the American Press By Mark Mondalek In the beginning it was Big Government that got the ball rolling: subsidized research and directive forays into digital communication in the decades following World War II, all coalesced within the military-industrial complex, perpetual war, and a blood pact between the […]

Mass Protests, the Legend of King Midas & the Golden Touch

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” – Frederick Douglass By Richard de Bruin There are many tales and fairy tales about people being granted wishes by various magical creatures. Made in haste or a fit of greed the wishes consequently and almost every time then backfire on the […]

Interview With A Vampire

Let the Inner Fire of Discontent Burn Brightly By Richard de Bruin Contrary to what you might have thought this is not an interview with Lloyd Blankfein or Jamie Dimon. Although Blankfein in particular certainly looks the part of some unclean nosferatu, let us not glamorize these banal criminals with alluring lore and myth. When […]

Turkey: America’s NATO Ally with Chinese Weapons?

Turkey’s View Turns Towards the East By Peter Edel Earlier this year NATO stationed American, German and Dutch Patriot air defense systems in Turkey, to offer protection against an unlikely missile attack from Syria. Turkish defense specialists were introduced this way to the special qualities of the Patriots. A fortunate concurrence of circumstances, since Turkey […]

America’s Continuity of Government Plan: The Cronyism of the Revolving Door

Eliminate the Revolving Door & Stop “Deifying” Military All the media bluster and folly surrounding whistleblower Edward Snowden is detracting from critical thinking that Americans must engage in and act upon. At this moment, benefits from the Snowden data dump  appear to be accruing to the US government and its assorted defense related corporate interests. […]

BFP Book Review: “America’s Deadliest Export: Democracy”- By William Blum

The Truth About U.S. Foreign Policy & Everything Else By Mark Mondalek In January 2006, an audiotape from Osama bin Laden was released in which he recommended William Blum’s Rogue State as a useful book to read for Americans looking to better understand the “lies and oppression” perpetrated by George W. Bush on the rest […]

Turkey and the Paradox of Democracy

“After the party rallies of last weekend ‘civil war’ was written on many walls in Istanbul…” By Peter Edel Over the last few weeks Turkey has seen lots of protests against the ruling Justice- and Development Party (AKP). It all started last month when environmentalists occupied the Gezi Park near Istanbul’s Taksim Square. The activists […]

President Obama’s Data Harvesting Program: NSA as Pollster, PRISM as MISO

“And to the comfort offered by senators Chambliss, Graham, and Feinstein, who ask us to sleep well and sleep long, there is a simple reply. In what country do they think they are living, and under what constitution?” By John Stanton It is way too soon to bet the house fortune on the reliability of […]

Narco News: FBI Director Candidate Comey Complicit in “Dark Chapter” in US History

Former Deputy Attorney General Played Leading Role in Cover-Up of US Government Informant’s Participation in Mass Murder in Mexico By Bill Conroy President Barack Obama is expected to nominate former George W. Bush-era Deputy Attorney General James Comey as the next director of the FBI, according to multiple media outlets that have published fawning reports […]