Tag Archives: international terrorism

The Intercept: Trial and Terror and the Threat of White Supremacist Terrorism

Today, the terror threat from far-right white supremacists is the terror threat that dare not speak its name. Leading conservatives, and even some liberals, are keen to downplay the danger that they pose and to divert and deflect attention away from homegrown white extremists and toward what President Trump likes to call “radical Islamic terrorism.”

The Intercept | Trial and Terror

An in-depth report by The Intercept on US government pursuit of terrorism by the intelligence community.

The Intercept: Who’s on the [government surveillance] Watchlist?

The government adds names to its databases, or adds information on existing subjects, at a rate of 900 records each day. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find […]

How to Read a Government Commission Report: An Inquiry Into the 9/11 Commission’s 10th Anniversary Report

As an inquiry into the complex subject of international terrorism, the 9/11 Commission’s 10th anniversary reprise is a slipshod farrago of circular argumentation, faulty reasoning and naïve gullibility about the claims of senior officials – but it does serve official Washington’s purpose. By Mike Lofgren, Truthout | Op-Ed  truthout.org   29 July 2014 The cover of […]

▶ Noam Chomsky “The War in Afghanistan” [Fascinating Lecture!]

“Obama is running the biggest terrorist operation that exists, maybe in history.”  — Noam Chomsky (2013) Published on Dec 4, 2013   (Date:  December 8, 2001) In response to US declarations of a “War on Terrorism” in 1981 and the re-declaration in 2001, Chomsky has argued that the major sources of international terrorism are the world’s […]

[Video] Noam Chomsky: Chomsky: 9/11 and Syria and Instead of “Illegal” Syria Threat, U.S. Should Back Chemical Weapons Ban Worldwide

Part I Part 2  democracynow Published on Sep 11, 2013 Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author, weighs in on today’s 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks and how the civil war in Syria appears destined to permanently break the country apart. “[9/11] was very significant, a major terrorist act, thousands of […]