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We Prayed For Paris But Not Istanbul? Why Is Global Support Less For Istanbul?

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What type of terrorist devastation is newsworthy? What makes a piece of the world and the people on it worth mourning, worth remembering, worth discussing, or worth praying for?

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Globally, more attention is brought to terrorism carried out in peaceful and prosperous areas. But does it make those areas where deadly terror attacks occur that are not first world, or perhaps subject to such hits more often than not, any less worthy of our notice?

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It seems that every time a part of the world, such as Europe or the United States, suffers such a devastation, the world is made aware, and we cry together. But then comes the news that days before, days after, or perhaps on the same day, another terrifying terrorist attack occurred in another part of the world, and no one seemed to care.

Brussels was rocked by explosions that left at least 34 dead and 230 injured just days after the Paris massacre that killed 130 and injured hundreds. Both incidents shook the globe, yet just days before either of these attacks, there were actually two bombings in Turkey that you likely didn’t heard about.

When gunmen opened fire on the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, “Je Suis Charlie” became a worldwide response. And #PrayForParis followed the Paris attacks.

“Can you imagine the victims? The teenagers catching the bus to go home, the grandparents walking into town, the people waiting for a taxi after a long day laughing and socializing in the sun,” lamented James Taylor, a 23-year-old resident of the Turkish capital, Ankara, in his March 13 post. “It is very easy to look at terror attacks that happen in London, in New York, in Paris and feel pain and sadness for those victims, so why is it not the same for Ankara?”

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Yet despite Taylor’s and others’ thoughts on the matter, there was still little to be said in response to another deadly terror attack which involved a suicide bombing on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport last Tuesday.

“You were Charlie, you were Paris. Will you be Ankara?” asked Taylor in another post hours after the deadly car bomb shook the city of 4.5 million, killing 41 people and injuring 239. Taylor claimed the attack “is the equivalent of a bomb going off outside Debenhams on the Drapery in Northampton, or on New street in Birmingham, or Piccadilly Circus in London, ” yet there seemed to be radio silence like too many times before. 

While people around the world changed their Facebook pictures with the colors of the French flag to mourn those lost in the Paris attacks, and people came together in numerous parts of the world to pay tribute, only a handful of countries lit up buildings or monuments in Turkish flag colors to recognize those who suffered injuries and death at the hands of terrorists in Istanbul. And while Facebook turned on its safety check feature, which allows users to mark themselves as safe during a crisis, which, for instance, they did for Paris, it did not provide a filter for users to modify their profile picture with an overlay of the Turkish flag.

And while the World Trade Center lit up in Belgium’s and France’s flag colors after their attacks, they did not light up in Turkish colors this time. Furthermore, the absence of vigils honoring the dead proved worrisome.

“It is very easy to look at terror attacks that happen in London, in New York, in Paris and feel pain and sadness for those victims, so why is it not the same for Ankara?” Taylor wrote. “Is it because you just don’t [realize] that Ankara is no different from any of these cities? Is it because you think that Turkey is a predominantly Muslim country, like Syria, like Iraq, like countries that are in a state of civil war, so therefore it must be the same and because you don’t care about those ones, then why should you care about Turkey?”

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A large portion of our journalism that you’re used to seeing on our Collective Evolution platform has now moved over to The Pulse. We will be publishing most of our news articles there, while Collective Evolution focuses more on personal development.

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We’ve done this for a number of reasons, mainly due to the struggles we’ve had with regards to extreme censorship at Collective Evolution. We hope you join us over at The Pulse in our quest to keep doing what we do!

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Abductions & Car Vandalism – Startling Australian UFO Report Unclassified

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An uncovered Australian report performed by their Department of Defence. “Scientific Intelligence — General — Unidentified Flying Objects” is trending again. Those who have done extensive research on UFOs will find the Australian version of disclosure to be far more intellectually honest than the American version. Albeit it was conducted decades ago.

According to ex-US intelligence official Luis Elizondo, the Defense Department’s Inspector General is presently conducting three reviews. The inquiries vary from the Department of Defense’s handling of UFO claims to Elizondo’s alleged whistleblower retribution. The open IG cases are crucial to Australia’s report because they establish beyond a shadow of a doubt that the US Department of Defense is being dishonest and shady when it comes to the UFO subject. For decades, Australia has been a loyal friend of the United States. Within Australia’s boundaries, they share a military installation (Pine Gap). When a close defense ally’s intelligence agencies determined that the US was not being intellectually honest in its approach, perhaps it is reasonable to conclude that there is more to the tale than the 144 incidents studied since 2004 by the UAPTF.

The CIA became alarmed at the overloading of military communications during the mass sightings of 1952 and considered the possibility that the USSR may take advantage of such a situation.

Australian UFO study.

According to the summary, OSI, acting through the Robertson-Panel, encouraged the USAF to use Project Blue Book to publicly “debunk” UFOs. In a tragic twist of fate, when Australian authorities sought explanations from the US Air Force, the allegation was debunked. The authors of the study were depicted as conspiratorial and even crazy by the US Air Force. Ross Coulthart reported this, and it may be heard in a recent Project Unity interview. Courthart is an award-winning investigative journalist who is drawn to forbidden subjects. He also stated on the same podcast that a senior US Navy official identified as Nat Kobitz told him that the US had been in the midst of reverse-engineering numerous non-human craft. According to his obituary, Mr. Kobitz was a former Director of Research and Development at Naval Sea Systems Command.

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New UFO Film Questions What The US Government Is Hiding

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The US recently released its highly anticipated Pentagon UAP report, but it wasn’t much more than a 9 page rundown of what has been known for decades. Regardless, for many, what was promising was that the UFO subject was being taken seriously again – and perhaps many more scientists might get involved.

For decades many have been warning about leaving UFO disclosure in the hands of a government that likes to use crisis’ or current events to expand its defense budgets. Further, why would we suddenly expect a government, who has been lying about this subject for 70 years, to suddenly come forth with the truth? What would inspire them to suddenly change their mind?

Perhaps it’s because the search for ET is an idea who’s time has truly come. We’ve reporting on this for over 13 years, and are mongst a community of researchers who have been encouraging humanity to look at the evidence for more than 70 years. It feels like an idea that human collective consciousness is more than ready to explore.

The impact the ET question has on our individual and collective worldview has the power to truly change the way we view ourselves and the meaning of life here on earth. Think of the implications answers to this question could have on how we set up and run our society as well. Technology, culture, collaboration etc – I spoke about this more in great detail in my extended interview for Greer’s. prior film Close Encounters of The Fifth Kind here.

Now, a new documentary from Dr. Steven Greer, directed by my good friend Michael Mazzola, seeks to explore what the films calls “the current government and media disinformation campaign promoting 3 big lies:”

1. We do not know what these UAPs/ UFOs are. WE DO.
2. Humans cannot make craft that can maneuver like UFOs. WE CAN and WE DO.
3. The UFOs are a threat. THEY ARE NOT.

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