Posts tagged with ‘intelligence’

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An attack on Tehran would be madness. So don’t rule it out

by FG

An attack on Tehran would be madness. So don’t rule it out Robert Fisk After invading Iraq over weapons of mass destruction, we plan to clap as Israel bombs Iran If Israel really attacks Iran this year, it – and the Americans – will be more dotty than their enemies think. True, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is […]

US WikiLeaks Soldier Manning Court-Martialed

by FG

US WikiLeaks Soldier Manning Court-Martialed The Voice of America (VOA) The U.S. Army has ordered a court-martial for a low-ranking intelligence analyst charged with passing classified documents to WikiLeaks. A military spokeswoman said Friday the Army approved a recommendation that Private First Class Bradley Manning stand trial. A date for the trial has not yet […]

The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now

by FG

The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now John Pilger WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange talks to demonstrators while leaving a court appearance for a verdict on an extradition request in London, February 24, 2011. This week’s Supreme Court hearing in the Julian Assange case has profound meaning for the preservation of basic freedoms in […]

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Dempsey Told Israelis US Won’t Join Their War on Iran

by FG

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Dempsey Told Israelis US Won’t Join Their War on Iran Gareth Porter Washington – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey told Israeli leaders Jan. 20 that the United States would not participate in a war against Iran begun by Israel without prior agreement from Washington, according […]

United States Department of State Office of Inspector General Report of Audit

by FG

United States Department of State Office of Inspector General Report of Audit Documents In March of 1992 US State Department inspector general Sherman Funk issued a classified report about illegal Israeli transfers of US military technology.  The report finds Israel “is systematically violating U.S. arms control laws.”  The “Blue Lantern” system used in-country checks conducted […]

Arms-Export Reports Further Strain U.S.-Israeli Ties

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Arms-Export Reports Further Strain U.S.-Israeli Ties Thomas L. Friedman A series of charges this week that Israel has improperly re-exported American arms technologies to countries such as China and South Africa have rocked the already tense relations between the United States and Israel. Administration officials have confirmed a detailed report by The Wall Street Journal, […]

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

by FG

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 […]

Guantanamo Military Commission “Really About Secrecy,” Alleged Bomber’s Defense Attorney Says

by FG

Guantanamo Military Commission “Really About Secrecy,” Alleged Bomber’s Defense Attorney Says Kari Panaccione Editor’s note: Coverage of this week’s military commission hearing at Guantanamo is a collaboration between Truthout and Seton Hall University School of Law, Center for Policy & Research. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba – The second day of proceedings here in the war crimes […]

Close the Guantánamo Gulag

by FG

 Close the Guantánamo Gulag Marjorie Cohn Travelers to Cuba and music lovers are familiar with the song “Guantanamera” – literally, the girl from Guantánamo. With lyrics by José Martí, the father of Cuban independence, Guantanamera is probably the most widely known Cuban song. But Guantánamo is even more famous now for its US military prison. […]

U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount

by FG

U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount Visit comes as U.S. attempts to determine Israel’s intentions with regard to a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. Barak David Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Thursday for talks […]

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 […]

Libyan Violence and Instability

by FG

Libyan Violence and Instability Stephen Lendman NATO’s killing machine ravaged a nonbelligerent country posing no threat. Tyranny replaced Jamahiriya government. Violence followed stability. On January 3, Middle East Online contributor Jay Deshnukh headlined, “Ex-rebels’  war for money, power: Fierce clashes erupt in Tripoli,” saying: In central Tripoli, fighting claimed two lives as “former rebels from […]

Avoiding Another “Long War”: Intelligence Officials Reveal “Dubious” IAEA Report on Iran’s Alleged Nuclear Weapons Program

by FG

Avoiding Another “Long War”: Intelligence Officials Reveal “Dubious” IAEA Report on Iran’s Alleged Nuclear Weapons Program by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Exaggerated coverage of a dubious report by the International Atomic Energy Agency about Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program has spurred a rush toward a new war in the Middle East, but ex-U.S. intelligence officials […]

From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance: A Check on Israel?

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 From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance:  A Check on Israel? Dr Rachael Rudolph Instruments of warfare have evolved.  Gone are the days of battle-axes, machetes, swords, and men charging in strategic formation or lying in trenches awaiting their foe.  Instead, guns, bombs, chemical and biological agents, unmanned aircraft and assault vehicles are used as instruments […]