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Does the US Military “Own the Weather”? “Weaponizing the Weather” as an Instrument of Modern Warfare?

“Weather modification will become a part of domestic and international security and could be done unilaterally… It could have offensive and defensive applications and even be used for deterrence purposes. The ability to generate precipitation, fog and storms on earth or to modify space weather… and the production of artificial weather all are a part of an integrated set of [military] technologies.”
(Study Commissioned by the US Air Force: Weather as a Force Multiplier, Owning the Weather in 2025, August 1996) Continue Reading

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Why France’s Yellow Vest Protests Have Been Ignored by “the Resistance” in the U.S.

Source: The Unz Review MAX PARRY • JANUARY 2, 2019 • 3,400 WORDS • 85 COMMENTS “The rich are only defeated when running for their lives.” — C.L.R. James, The Black Jacobins In less than two months, the yellow vests (“gilets jaunes”) movement in France has reshaped the political landscape in Europe. For a seventh straight week, demonstrations continued across the country even after concessions from a cowed President Emmanuel Macron while inspiring a wave of similar gatherings in neighboring states like Belgium and the Netherlands. Just as el-Sisi’s dictatorship banned the sale of high-visibility vests to prevent copycat rallies in Egypt, corporate media has predictably worked overtime trying to demonize… Continue Reading