11 Mar 2018

U.S. warns ‘unwise’ for Syria to use weaponized gas, slams Russia
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned Syria on Sunday it would be “very unwise” for government forces to use weaponized gas, as he cited unconfirmed reports of chlorine attacks in eastern Ghouta and slammed Russian support for Damascus. Mattis stopped short of threatening to retaliate against Syrian forces if a chlorine attack were confirmed.

Are Syrian rebels preparing southern offensive with western support?
Rumors circulated over the weekend that Syrian rebel forces backed by Western support were planning a major offensive in southern Syria in the area of Dara’a and Quneitra near the Golan. The offensive would likely relieve pressure on Syrian rebel factions in eastern Ghouta, which Damascus has been trying to conquer for the two weeks.

UNHRC report: Settlements are a war crime
Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem is a war crime, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein charged in a report he issued last week…His report on Israeli settlement activity was published on the UN Human Rights Council website on Wednesday. It is one of six reports on Israel that will be presented to the council on March 19.

China’s Xi allowed to remain ‘president for life’ as term limits removed
China has approved the removal of term limits for its leader, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life. The constitutional changes were passed by China’s annual sitting of the National People’s Congress on Sunday. The vote was widely regarded as a rubber-stamping exercise. Two delegates voted against the change and three abstained, out of 2,964 votes.

What happens when AI meets robotics?
Researchers in Texas are developing robots that have minds of their own. The scientists are creating systems that can learn for themselves and be able to operate in the home, the workplace and even on the sports field. The University of Texas, Austin team is incorporating artificial intelligence into its machines so that they can deal with real-world situations.

Footage of mysterious object above ocean stuns military personnel
Newly-released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says. The sensational two-minute clip captured by a camera aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet wowed military personnel…The video was shot off the East Coast in 2015. To the Stars Academy did not say how it obtained the declassified footage…

Hamas plans wave of protests for Nakba Day
The IDF is making preparations for a new wave of riots and provocations in the Gaza Strip, expected to grow stronger as Nakba Day—May 14—draws close, which is also the date where the United States is set to inaugurate its Jerusalem embassy. Nakba Day… was inaugurated by…Yasser Arafat in 1988 to commemorate the Palestinian nakba—”catastrophe”…to coincide with the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.

After visiting North Korea, South Korea officials to meet China, Japan leaders
Two senior South Korean officials who met with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un last week will split up to visit the leaders of China and Japan this week to update them on the talks, a South Korean presidential official said on Sunday…Chung and Suh will leave for China and Japan separately on Monday to discuss their visit to North Korea with officials there.

Pentagon Official: China’s Hypersonic Missiles Could Threaten US Navy’s “Entire Surface Fleet”
“…they hold at risk our carrier battle groups. They hold our entire surface fleet at risk. They hold at risk our forward deployed land-based forces…”

Netherlands: Muslim political party won’t join Amsterdam coalition against anti-Semitism
A political movement representing Dutch Muslims distinguished itself from nearly all of the capital’s other parties when it refused to sign a document condemning anti-Semitism.

Mississippi Legislature Passes 15-Week Abortion Ban
The Mississippi Legislature passed a bill that bans abortion at 15 weeks, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in the country.

Fate of White South Africans in Question as Government Moves Towards Land Expropriation
…Thousands of white farmers have been brutally murdered, often including torture and rape and mutilation. Many white South Africans today live in poverty and squalor as a consequence of the ANC government’s Black Economic Empowerment policy, which shuts whites out of the labor pool,” reads the petition for European leaders.

Islamists in E. Ghouta plan to stage false flag chemical attack
Syria’s deputy foreign minister says militants plan a chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, will highlight the female victims and then pin the blame on Damascus. He accused the West of “only wanting to believe terrorists.”

Watch: CNN Reports On Controversial Satanism Inside Clinton Campaign
Mainstream media forced to cover growing concern with Clinton’s ties to Satanism

America is Disneyland
Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth!…Everything is clean, perfect and joyful. Unless … you realize that Cinderella might actually be homeless. That’s right, 10% of Disneyland’s employees are actually homeless, many more are on food stamps, and 75% struggle to make ends meet.