Posts tagged with ‘U.S’

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The Israeli Connection

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The Israeli Connection Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Supremacists in arms When one thinks of Israel today, one immediately thinks of a chain of inseparable  words:  impunity, immunity and deception; a bleak tableau which gives rise to an acrid blue sky laden with ideological chemtrails. No matter the attempt to quiet a synaptic leap across […]

After U.S. Uproar, Another Syrian “Civilian Massacre” Story Falls Apart

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After U.S. Uproar, Another Syrian “Civilian Massacre” Story Falls Apart Alex Newman Yet another alleged “massacre” of “civilians” by the Syrian regime was in the establishment-press headlines this week, supposedly a brutal killing spree by dictator Bashar al-Assad’s forces in the village of Tremseh that left up to 250 people dead. As has become typical, […]

The Mystery of Arafat’s Death

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The Mystery of Arafat’s Death Ray McGovern Exclusive: In 2004, when Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat suddenly fell ill and died, suspicions swirled that he might have been poisoned, but no autopsy was performed. Now, nearly eight years later, his death is getting new scrutiny, though ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern doubts a complete answer will ever […]

The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike: Traveling below the Western Radar

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The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike: Traveling below the Western Radar Richard Falk Can anyone doubt that if there were more than 1300 hunger strikers in any country in the world other than Palestine, the media in the West would be obsessed with the story?  It would be featured day after day, and reported on from all […]

Obama Adminsitration Silencing Palistani Drone-Strike Lawyer

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Obama Adminsitration Silencing Palistani Drone-Strike Lawyer Medea Benjamin  “Information Clearing House” — When is the last time you heard from a civilian victim of the CIA’s secret drone strikes? Sure, most of them can’t speak because they’re deceased. But many leave behind bereaved and angry family members ready to proclaim their innocence and denounce the […]

Whose Corporations? Our Corporations!

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Whose Corporations? Our Corporations! Ken Jacobson The idea that corporations are obligated only to shareholders is a dangerous fad. Law and precedent say they owe a strong duty to the 99%. Corporations are not working for the 99 percent. But this wasn’t always the case. In a special five-part AlterNet series, William Lazonick, professor at […]

Jeffrey Sachs’ Reform Candidacy for World Bank President

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Jeffrey Sachs’ Reform Candidacy for World Bank President by: Staff, Center for Economic and Policy Research | Op-Ed Supports a “Competitive Process” That Will Address Pressing Issues Washington, D.C.- Economist and health expert Jeffrey Sachs’ reported candidacy for World Bank president is welcome news for the two-and-a-half billion people around the world living in poverty, […]

How to Leave Guantánamo: Via a Plea Deal, or In A Coffin

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How to Leave Guantánamo: By Means of a Plea Deal or In A Coffin Andy Worthington Guantánamo briefly emerged from the shadows on Wednesday, February 29, when Majid Khan, a Pakistani national described as one of 14 “high-value detainees” when he arrived at Guantánamo in September 2006, after three and a half years in secret CIA […]

Ten reasons why AIPAC is so dangerous

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Ten reasons why AIPAC is so dangerous Medea Benjamin The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is one of the most powerful lobby organizations in the country. AIPAC’s clout helps fuel a never-ending cycle of violence in the Middle East. Here are ten reasons why AIPAC is so dangerous. 1. AIPAC is lobbying Congress to […]

Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2)

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Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2) The principles of imperial domination have undergone little change, but the capacity to implement them has markedly declined. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here. The following article is part 2 of Noam Chomsky’s series on […]

US WikiLeaks Soldier Manning Court-Martialed

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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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]