Posts tagged with ‘Germany’

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Europe’s Own Human Rights Crisis

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Europe’s Own Human Rights Crisis Benjamin Ward To many friends of human rights in Europe, the Arab Spring has been the most thrilling period since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Judging from their soaring rhetoric about yearning for freedom among Arab peoples, European Union leaders share that enthusiasm. Today there is an opportunity, the […]

Currency Warfare: What are the Real Targets of the E.U. Oil Embargo against Iran?

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Currency Warfare: What are the Real Targets of the E.U. Oil Embargo against Iran? Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Against whom is the European Union’s so-called “oil embargo on Iran” really aimed at? This is an important geo-strategic question. Aside from rejecting the new E.U. measures against Iran as counter-productive, Tehran has warned the member states of […]

How the Banks Broke the Social Compact, Promoting their Own Special Interests

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How the Banks Broke the Social Compact, Promoting their Own Special Interests Prof. Michael Hudson Banks Weren’t Meant to Be Like This.  What will their future be – and what is the government’s proper financial role? The inherently symbiotic relationship between banks and governments recently has been reversed. In medieval times, wealthy bankers lent to […]

Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just

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Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just David Zlutnick Rachel Havrelock is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and its historical interpretation. She is an associate professor of Jewish studies and English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the author of three books and the writer/director of the play “From Tel […]

The People vs The United States

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The People vs The United States Archie Kennedy The United Nations is empowered, under Article 1 of its Charter, to: “maintain international peace and security”, to “develop friendly relations among nations”, “to achieve international co-operation”, and “to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in the attainment of these common ends.” Article 2 […]

Stop Warmongering in the Middle East

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Stop Warmongering in the Middle East Richard Falk The public discussion in the West addressing Iran’s nuclear program has mainly relied on threat diplomacy, articulated most clearly by Israeli officials, but enjoying the strong direct and indirect backing of Washington and leading Gulf states.  Israel has also engaged in covert warfare against Iran in recent […]

The Globalization of War: The “Military Roadmap” to World War III

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GLOBAL RESEARCH ONLINE INTERACTIVE READER SERIES GR I-BOOK No.  2 Michel Chossudovsky and Finian Cunningham The Globalization of War The “Military Roadmap” to World War III Michel Chossudovsky and Finian Cunningham (Editors) December 2011 INTRODUCTION [scroll down for Reader’s Table of Contents] The Pentagon’s global military design is one of world conquest. The military deployment […]

How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents

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How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents. Richard Sanders The following article by Richard Sanders published in May 2002, prior to the onslaught of the Iraq war, carefully documents the History of War Pretext Incidents. This historical  review raises an important issue: Is the Pentagon seeking to trigger military confrontation in […]

The Manipulation of Fear

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The Manipulation of Fear Noam Chomsky January 08, 2011 “Thelka” July 16, 2005 — The resort to fear by systems of power to discipline the domestic population has left a long and terrible trail of bloodshed and suffering which we ignore at our peril. Recent history provides many shocking illustrations. The mid-twentieth century witnessed perhaps […]

THE WAR ON IRAN

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THE WAR ON IRAN: The Deployment of Thousands of US Troops to Israel, The Integration of US-Israeli Command Structures Michel Chossudovsky The Islamic Republic of Iran has been threatened with military action by the US and its allies for the last eight years. Iran has been involved in war games in the Persian Gulf.  The […]

US-Israeli Spring Will Bring Deployment of Thousands of US Soldiers

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US-Israeli Spring Will Bring Deployment of Thousands of US Soldiers Eileen Fleming This spring, Israel and US will showcase the largest ever missile defense exercise and establish US command posts in Israel and Israeli Forces will occupy EUCOM headquarters in Germany. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Lt.Gen. Frank Gorenc, commander of the US’s Third Air Force […]

American Decline: Causes and Consequences

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American Decline: Causes and Consequences Noam Chomsky In the 2011 summer issue of the journal of the American Academy of Political Science, we read that it is “a common theme” that the United States, which “only a few years ago was hailed to stride the world as a colossus with unparalleled power and unmatched appeal […]

Is the invasion in Libya legitimate or an intrusion?

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Is the invasion in Libya legitimate or an intrusion? Lilian Nyamwaro Libya is no stranger to invasion and sanctions from the international community. Since the early 80’s, there has been an expression of dissent to the Gadaffi regime. Having gained independence in 1953 and nationalised the Libyan oil, the Gaddafi regime has been under the […]