Not For Profit - For Global Justice - Since 2001

"Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people" - John Adams - Second President - 1797 - 1801

Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,468

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,561,533,090,261
 

Click for Spanish, German, Dutch, Danish, French, translation- Note- Translation may take a moment to load.

 

"All warfare is based on deception." - Sun Tzu 

 

"If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes the truth. "  -  Joseph Goebbels

 

"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell

 

"Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it."  -  Lysander Spooner

 

===

===

WHO OR WHAT IS INFORMATION CLEARING HOUSE?

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE AND INTENT OF THIS WEBSITE

SUPPORT INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Privacy Statement

 

Search Information Clearing House

Daily Newsletter Archives

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon

 Sign up for our Daily Email Newsletter

For Email Marketing you can trust

 

 

 

  Support Information Clearing House in making in-depth news and information possible.

Your support has kept ICH free on the Web since 2002.

Or Make A Monthly Subscription To Information Clearing House

 

   

Video And Audio

 

Obey: The Routine Of Obedience
 

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations
 

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.
 

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"
 

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
 
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy


This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'


It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
 
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

 
How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
 
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

 
The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

 
John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

 
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

 
Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

 
John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

 
The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there

 

"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

 
Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 
 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming

 

America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


 

Despotism & Democracy : Video

Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Russia Invades Ukraine”, Strategic NATO Public Relations Stunt

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Where Are The Russian Tanks?
Continue

The West, The Greatest Cause Of War In Human History, Stands Stripped Of All Legitimacy

By Paul Craig Roberts


“Every time you come to Russia with a sword, from a sword you will perish.”
Continue

Ukraine Lost A Battle
West Escalates With More Russia Sanctions

By Moon Of Alabama

The military battle defeat was the reason why Russia was accused of an invasion even when the OECD observers says (in German) that they have "no objective information" to support such a claim.
Continue

Hard Truths on Ukraine MSM Suppress

By Stephen Lendman

Unless Washington's longstanding geopolitical ambitions end, "nuclear war is the likely outcome,"
Continue

How Can You Tell Whether Russia has Invaded Ukraine?

By Dmitry Orlov

Armed with this list, you too should be able to determine whether or not Russia has invaded Ukraine.
Continue

How the Islamic State Sustains Itself:
The Importance of the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

By Tom Keatinge


‘How much Saudi and Qatari money – now I’m not suggesting direct government funding, but I am suggesting maybe a blind eye being turned – is being channelled towards ISIS, and reaching it?’
Continue

The Mother of All Blowback

By Eric Margolis

Obama is being pressed to attack Syria, an idea so crazy it takes the breath away.
Continue

The Economics of Perpetual War

By Matt McCaffrey

Even classical military strategists like Sun Tzu believed war should only be used only as a last resort, and argued that military campaigns could bankrupt states and ultimately, destroy them.
Continue

Labor’s Demise Is America’s Demise

By Paul Craig Roberts

The American people have been subdued and turned into a flock of sheep. Will they ever rise again?
Continue

The United States Is Not a Democracy:
From Wall Street to Detroit and Ferguson

By teleSUR

September 01, 2014 "ICH" - Around the world another democracy has begun to manifest itself, one organized by people.
Continue

Suicide bomber kills 37 in western Iraq -police officers, medical official: Thirty seven people were killed when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed Humvee military vehicle into a construction site, used by the army and police, according to two police officers and a medical official.

Jubilant Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli - officials: The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by militias defeated fighters from the Islamic State (IS) to the east of the town. Fighting continued to the north of Amerli in several villages.

Germany to arm Iraqi Kurds against Islamic State: Germany is facing an “increased abstract threat” stemming from hundreds of people who joined extremists in Syria and Iraq and may eventually return to hit Germany, domestic intelligence warns, as Berlin approves arming Kurdish forces deterring IS in Iraq.

German security official warns of terror threat: Germany’s domestic intelligence agency expects that Islamic extremists who have traveled to Syria and Iraq will return and commit terror attacks.

Former British army officials now training Islamic State militants in Iraq, Syria: MI6, CIA: A report has revealed that British intelligence agency MI6 and the United States' Central Investigative Agency (CIA) have intercepted conversations on mobile phones, e-mails that show that several former British Army officials have joined the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL/ISIS).

War pimp alert: John Kerry says 'airstrikes alone' will not defeat 'genocidal' Isis militants: Secretary of state will use Nato summit to seek ‘world coalition’ - Saudi king: terror ‘in Europe in a month and US a month after’

War Criminal Ollie North Says Obama Doesn't Pay Attention: Reagan's henchman Ollie North cuddles up to Carlson on the couch to bash the president for not showing his hand on his ISIL strategy.

Tunisia Recovers 41 Bodies of Syrian Refugees: The bodies were found after a search was launched Friday after a few decomposed bodies washed up on shore

Uruguay offers fresh start to 120 Syrian refugees: In a show of solidarity and humanitarian concern, Uruguay is coordinating the resettlement of 120 Syrian refugees currently living in Lebanon.

21 killed after Shiite rebels, pro-government tribesmen clash in Yemen: At least 21 people were killed in weekend clashes between Shiite rebels and pro-government tribesmen in the north of Yemen, tribal sources said Sunday.

Suspected al-Qaeda militants kill 11 Yemeni soldiers: At least 11 Yemeni soldiers have been killed and 17 others injured by suspected al-Qaeda militants in three separate attacks in the southern part of the country.

UN withdrawal and Syrian drone point to new order in Golan: After four decades, UN supervision on the Syrian border is about to end and Assad’s military is being replaced by more hostile forces.

Gaza reconstruction will take 20 years, says UN-backed authority: A UN backed construction authority has said rebuilding Gaza’s battered and neglected housing stock will take at least 20 years as thousands of houses were razed or suffered damage in Israel’s Protective Edge operation.

Israel confiscates 1,000 acres of W. Bank land: The Israeli military-run Civil Administration has announced a land appropriation of some 400 hectares in the West Bank to an almost immediate condemnation from anti-settlement activists, who say this is the biggest seizure in 30 years.

U.S. urges Israel to reverse planned West Bank land appropriation: The United States sees Israel’s announcement on Sunday of a land appropriation for possible settlement construction in the occupied West Bank as “counterproductive” to peace efforts and urges the Israeli government to reverse the decision, Reuters reported a State Department official as saying.

Reasoning with a Zionist is an oxymoron: Mike Malloy routs a Zionist caller who uses the jaded argument that Israel, the aggressor and occupier, has a right to defend its ill-gotten gains.

Minister: Unity government budget 'below zero': "The government's budget is below zero, and it's starting to borrow from banks to move forward, because only less than third of donor funds that were scheduled to be received this year arrived," Al-Ayasa told Ma'an in a television interview.

Newly declassified documents reveal how U.S. agreed to Israel's nuclear program: The Obama administration this week declassified papers, after 45 years of top-secret status, documenting contacts between Jerusalem and Washington over American agreement to the existence of an Israeli nuclear option

Bolivia Suspends Visa Exemption Agreement with Israel: Bolivia now categorizes Israel as a "terrorist state" after its assault on Gaza.

Fact or fiction? Fears of massacre after accusations Russians reneged on safe passage for Ukrainian forces: Ukrainian volunteer battalions claim "hundreds" of their men have been killed and dozens taken prisoner after pro-Russian forces reneged on an agreement to allow them to withdraw from a besieged town 20 miles east of Donetsk.

Ukrainian Coast Guard Attacked Near Russian Border, Some Killed: A Ukraine military spokesman has confirmed that some sailors were killed and more injured when 2 Ukraine Coast Guard cutters came under attack by artillery from onshore near the village of Bezimenne (close to the Russian Border). This is believed to be the first such incident since the conflict began.

Putin wants ‘statehood’ for eastern Ukraine: Russia has previously only called for greater rights under a decentralised federal system to be accorded to the eastern regions of Ukraine, where predominantly Russian-speakers live.

Putin: Impossible to say when political crisis in Ukraine will end: Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Kiev to start substantial talks on deescalating the crisis in eastern Ukraine. He added that it’s an illusion to expect that the rebels would calmly watch their homes being destroyed.

Presstitute Alert: Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions: “Are we going to let the situation worsen, until it leads to war?” French President Francois Hollande said at a news conference. “Because that’s the risk today. There is no time to waste.”

Menendez urges stronger action against Russia: Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez on Sunday urged stronger action against Russia, calling its incursion into Ukraine a “direct invasion” and saying the West should provide Ukraine with “defensive weapons.”

War criminal : John McCain: “For God’s sake,” arm Ukrainians against Russian-backed separatists : Video - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., spoke with CBS News White House Correspondent Major Garrett on “Face the Nation” about the unfolding saga with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

EU set to tighten Russia sanctions 'within a week': Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his country was "close to a point of no return - full scale-war" with Russia.

Airport hit, heavy fighting kills 10 in Libya’s Benghazi: Heavy clashes broke out between the forces of a renegade general and Islamist fighters in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and showering the airport with rockets, medical and military sources said.

Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli: - Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

Somalia famine: 'We only have days to live': People are starving in southern Somalia while relief efforts are blocked by government and rebel fighting.

S Africa tackles Lesotho 'coup' crisis: Deputy prime minister invited for talks after PM Thabane fled amid reports that army had attempted to seize power.

Pakistan: 12 suspected militants killed in Balochistan: Security forces claim to have killed 12 suspected militants in Balochistan’s volatile Makran belt.

3 killed as Pakistan anti-government protests turn deadly: Clashes between police and anti-government protesters have continued outside Pakistan’s parliament, resulting in the deaths of at least three people, and injuries to 494 more, witnesses and hospital officials have told Al Jazeera.

Afghanistan: Policemen and civilians among 5 killed in Logar explosion: At least five people including three policemen and two civilians were killed following an explosion in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

Karzai planning to leave presidential palace on Tuesday, IECC says: The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) officials have said that President Hamid Karzai is planning to leave the presidential palace on coming Tuesday.

George Galloway: 'I crashed to the ground thinking... this man is going to kick me to death': George Galloway reveals his terror after attack in Notting Hill - and how he led police to suspect

US judge rules Microsoft must handover personal data stored abroad: The company says they will not release any emails to US authorities, while it appeals the ruling, made by Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the US District Court in Manhattan. She said that Microsoft must hand over information, regardless of where it was stored.

FARC Rebels Killed by Colombian Soldiers in Military Operation: At least three rebels from the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) were killed by Colombian army officials over the weekend, during an operation in the northern department of Bolivar.

The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can't let them make up the rules: Innocent people’s lives are being ruined. Why isn’t anyone watching the watchlist?

Did the historical Jesus exist? A growing number of scholars don’t think so: Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named Yeshua ben Yosef gathered a following and his life and teachings provided the seed that grew into Christianity.

The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal: People in the United States, a country in which painkillers are routinely overprescribed, now consume more than 84 percent of the entire worldwide supply of oxycodone and almost 100 percent of hydrocodone opioids

August 31, 2014

====

Washington's "Pivot" hits a Brick Wall
Obama’s “Catastrophic Defeat” in Ukraine

By Mike Whitney

Barack Obama has pushed Ukraine to the brink of political, economic and social collapse. Now he wants to blame Russia for the damage he’s done.
Continue

Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie

By Paul Craig Roberts

The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery.
Continue

“Russian Invasion”
Undoing Lies in Defense of Russia

By Peter Koenig

Are the Europeans blind or just don’t care – or their leaders (sic) bought to the point where they hope to just disappear to America’s paradise when Russian rockets hit their countries’ NATO bases.
Continue

Full transcript:
Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, at a Security Council Session on Ukraine:


By Samantha Power

Mr. President, representatives on this Council, this is our 24th session to try to rein in Russia’s aggressive acts in Ukraine.
Continue

UK Threat Level Raised to 'Severe' After Iraq and Syria Conflicts

By BBC

The new alert level means an attack on the UK is "highly likely"
Continue

Did Certain Foreign Governments Facilitate the 9/11 Attacks?

By Justin Raimondo

Why would the Israelis, who were tracking the Israelis on our territory, not only fail to let us know but perhaps act to shield them from law enforcement’s gaze?
Continue

Ron Paul: Government Had Foreknowledge of 9/11 Terror Attacks

By Washington Free Beacon

Paul argues U.S. gov't more destructive than Osama Bin Laden.
Continue

Bush- Blair Legacy Continues As - 39 members of IS killed in Iraq: 39 / elements of the IS were killed and / 67 / others were wounded on Friday by the Army Aviation bombing in Amerli.

18 killed in clashes with militants: Iraqi police officials say that clashes between Iraqi soldiers and militants with the Islamic State group south of Baghdad have killed four soldiers. The hour-long clashes took place in Latifiyah, some 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of Baghdad. At least 14 militants were also killed in the clashes, and the rest were forced to retreat, the official said

Kurds 'recapture oilfields from IS': The attack on the three Ain Zalah installations began on Thursday morning, they said, but the militants blew them all up as they retreated.

Isis 'A Message in Blood' video shows beheading of Kurdish man in Iraq: Video warns other fighters will die if Kurdish leaders continue to back US

Syria: UN says more than 3m have fled war: More than three million Syrians are now registered as refugees and the desperate crisis is only getting worse, the UN's refugee agency says.

At least 81 nationalities are fighting in Syria: It's estimated that the three-year conflict in Syria has drawn foreign fighters to its frontlines at a rate faster than any such war in modern memory, including the struggle of the Afghan mujahideen against the Soviet Union in the 1980s.

300 Americans fighting alongside IS: The US government is tracking and gathering intelligence on as many as 300 Americans who are fighting side by side with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, according to senior US officials.

Iran sanctions: US targets firms over nuclear links: Washington said its actions were still consistent with its commitment to provide sanctions relief in exchange for steps to halt the programme.

After encircling government forces, Ukraine rebels say will allow them to flee: Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

Ukraine 'slipping out of control', Germany warns: The crisis in eastern Ukraine is "slipping out of control" and needs to be reined in to avoid direct military confrontation between Ukraine and Russia, Germany has warned.

Putin praises rebels, likens Ukraine army to Nazi invaders: Lysenko said that the Ukrainian army, after retreating from the southeastern coastal town of Novoazovsk, was ready to defend the key port city of Mariupol, 28 miles farther west on the Sea of Azov.

Propaganda alert: NATO accuses Russia of violating Ukraine's sovereignty: In a blunt statement Friday, NATO condemned Russian military action in Ukraine, saying its troops have "illegally crossed the border" as part of a "dangerous pattern over many months" to destabilize its neighbor.

Seven Nato allies plan rapid reaction force in Ukraine: Seven Nato allies are to create a new rapid reaction force of at least 10,000 soldiers to boost NATO defences in response to Russia's intervention in Ukraine, according to the Financial Times.

NATO: Russia supplying Ukraine rebels tanks: Russia has continued to supply pro-Kremlin separatists in Ukraine with tanks, armoured vehicles, rocket launchers and artillery, NATO's Secretary General has said

Hungary Sells 58 Russian made T-72 Tanks to Czech Republic: “On Monday, August 25 in the morning hours, Excalibur Defense Ltd. commenced transporting 58 T–72 tanks into the area of the Czech Republic. The tanks are withdrawn from service and have been purchased from the Hungarian Defence Forces,” a statement on the website said.

Hungary’s arms supplies to Kiev violate Budapest’s legal obligations - RF Foreign Ministry: The comments followed reports in the Hungarian online newspaper Hidfo.Net which claimed the Hungarian Defense Ministry was using an “authorized agency” to deliver armored vehicles, including T-72 tanks, to Ukraine.

‘Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq’: Top Putin quotes at youth forum: Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum.

Poland bars Russian minister's jet from airspace: Poland has refused to let a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu fly through its airspace. The plane turned back to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava. Mr Shoigu had been on an official visit to Slovakia.

U.K. Wants EU to Block Russia From SWIFT Banking Network: The U.K. will press European Union leaders to consider blocking Russian access to the SWIFT banking transaction system under an expansion of sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, a British government official said.

IMF approves loan tranche for Ukraine, warns of risks: : The IMF board's approval confirms Ukraine is on track so far with most of the bailout's conditions, and allows the disbursement of $1.7 billion the former Soviet bloc country needs to shore up its depleted foreign currency reserves and support the state budget.

Dutch Intellectuals Apologize to Putin for Lies on MH17, Syria, Ukraine...: Please accept our apologies on behalf of a great many people here in the Netherlands for our Government and our Media. The facts concerning MH17 are twisted to defame you and your country.

UK terrorist threat level reaction: PM David Cameron says Islamic State extremists pose a "greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known before"

Gunmen kill two officials in Yemen: "An official of the General People Congress party and another official of Lahj local government were gunned down by masked attackers riding a motorbike when they were traveling toward the neighbouring southern province of Aden," a local security official told Xinhua.

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis rally as crisis escalates in capital: Supporters of the Shiite Houthi rebels rallied in the capital Sanaa and more than ten provinces in Yemen, demanding the government to resume fuel subsidies and resignation of the cabinet.

How Will Gaza's Children Carry Their Scars Into Adulthood? : More than 326,000 Gaza children, according to the latest UN figures, need immediate, specialized psycho-social support after experiencing the deaths of family members, injury or homelessness.

Liberals' darling Elizabeth Warren defends Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals: Warren, darling du jour of American liberals, defended her vote to send more defense funding to Israel in the middle of its recent fierce offensive on Gaza, saying she believes civilian casualties are the “last thing Israel wants,” according to the Cape Cod Times.

In a word gone crazy: Harper to be Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize: With recent developments across the globe posing new and difficult challenges, only one leader, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has maintained the moral clarity needed to face them, says B’nai Brith Canada.

Meanwhile: George Galloway taken to hospital after street attack: George Galloway has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken jaw after he was attacked on a London street. "It appears to be connected with his comments about Israel because the guy was shouting about the Holocaust."

Jews 'forced' to leave Guatemala village: The Lev Tahor members were asked to leave San Juan La Laguna after meetings with elders of the Mayan community. The elders accused the Jews of shunning the villagers and imposing their religion and customs.

The Jewish fear of intermarriage: Intermarriage - when Jews wed non-Jews - has been called a threat to the future survival of the Jewish nation

Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency: At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, officials said.

Afghan forces fail to halt Taliban resurgence: Taliban makes quick gains in Afghanistan with little opposition from Afghan army as US withdrawal begins.

6 killed by gunmen in Pak shrine: At least six worshippers of a minority Islamic sect have been shot dead and eight others injured by unknown gunmen at a shrine in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, officials said today.

Pakistan army intervenes in political crisis: Military to act as "guarantor" as politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri continue to call for PM's resignation.

2 Central African Muslims killed by Christian militia: Members of the anti-balaka militia captured and killed two Muslims with machetes outside the hospital, a nurse from Bambari's general hospital said

Libya Islamists say shot down jet of rivals: Libyan Islamists said yesterday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.

Why is the United Arab Emirates secretly bombing Libya? – video: We explain how the raids reflect new rivalries in the region and are likely to trigger new strains between the west and its increasingly assertive Arab allies

Libya's interim govt resigns under pressure: Libya's toothless interim government, led by prime minister Abdullah al-Thani, announced late Thursday it had tendered its resignation to the elected parliament, days after a rival Islamist administration was created.

Egypt's prisons still rife with torture: Human rights groups say at least 25,000 people have been detained in the past year, while dozens have died in custody.

Ten CIA rendition victims urge Obama to name them in Senate torture report: Ten victims of CIA rendition and torture have signed an open letter to President Obama asking him to declassify the upcoming Senate report into the program. Two of the signatories – Abdel-Hakim Belhadj and Sami al-Saadi – were rendered with their entire families, including a pregnant woman and four children between the ages of six and twelve.

UN Accuses US of Police Racism Following Killing of Black Teen: The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UNCERD) on Friday accused the United States of police racism and excessive violence, in light of the killing of black teen Michael Brown by Ferguson police.

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson residents suing police for $40 million over 'excessive force': Police in Ferguson are being sued for $40 million (£24 million) by people claiming they were beaten, wrongly arrested and shot with rubber bullets in a show of “excessive force” in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown.

Lower opioid overdose death rates associated with state medical marijuana laws: States that implemented medical marijuana laws appear to have lower annual opioid analgesic overdoses death rates (both from prescription pain killers and illicit drugs such as heroin) than states without such laws although the reason why is not clear.

Americans cut spending in July, save more: The decline in spending was widespread. Consumers bought fewer cars than they did in June and they spent less at department stores and other retailers.

Chelsea Clinton Leaving Her Unbelievably Cushy Fake Job at NBC: Chelsea Clinton has announced, via People, that she will no longer pretend to be a reporter. The once (and future?) First Daughter has been a “special correspondent” for NBC News since 2011, when she was dubbed, following her debut, “one of the most boring people of her era.”

August 29, 2014

"Russian Invasion" Of Ukraine, Turns Out to Have Been a Translation Error

By Moon Of Alabama

After all major news-entities repeated the "invasion" claim and the public damage is done they simply take it back.
Continue

The Iraq War Was a Smashing Success

By William Rivers Pitt

for a few people, the specter of ongoing war, - makes what is happening in Iraq the equivalent of Christmas in August.
Continue

Israel-Gaza : No Victory for Israel Despite Weeks of Devastation

By Robert Fisk

Mahmoud Abbas, needless to say, is grovelling to the Egyptians and Americans in thankfulness for the truce.
Continue

The Nail In The Petrodollar Coffin
Gazprom Begins Accepting Payment For Oil In Ruble, Yuan

By Tyler Durden

The president's policies put an end to dollar hegemony and end the reserve currency status of the dollar once and for all, thereby starting the rapid, and uncontrolled, collapse of the US empire.
Continue

Syria conflict: IS 'kills "about 200" of Assad soldiers': The armed group shot some and stabbed others using knives in the latest brutal mass killing, activists said on Thursday.

Videos Show Mass Killing of Captives by ISIS in Syria: Video images posted on Thursday showed a group of men, stripped down to their underwear, being marched through the desert to a patch of sand, where they were gunned down

French leader calls Assad a 'jihadist ally': French President Francois Hollande has warned the West against working with Syria's president in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group, saying Bashar al-Assad was a principal ally of the fighters who have taken over large areas of Syria and Iraq.

43 UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights seized by militants: A further 81 UN peacekeepers trapped in their positions near al-Ruwayhina and Burayqa.

Obama: White House still working on ISIL plan: Obama said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to prepare a range of options to counter ISIL and has instructed Secretary of State John Kerry to travel to the region to build a coalition in opposition to the group.

U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet: Britain and Australia are potential candidates, U.S. officials said. Germany said it was in talks with the United States and other international partners about possible military action against Islamic State but made clear it would not participate.

James Foley 'was waterboarded by Islamic State': Jihadists waterboarded its hostages - a method used by the CIA in Guatanamo Bay, according to reports

Islamic State lays siege to Iraqi Turkmen: Residents of Amerli say they are running out of water and food supplies, as the UN warns of a 'desperate' situation. Around 2,000 fighters - a mix of ex-Iraqi army and police officers, and other local residents - are defending the town, according to Mustafa Hassan, the leader of Amerli's local defence force and an Iraqi army colonel.

Nine killed in north Somalia fighting: At least nine people were killed in fighting yesterday between rival areas in Somalia’s usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation.

Video shows beheading of four Egyptians in Sinai: A Sinai-based militant group has posted an online video showing the beheading of four Egyptians, saying they had provided Israel with intelligence for an airstrike that killed three of its fighters.

PA to tell UN: Force Israel out of W. Bank, or we'll seek war crimes charges in The Hague: A senior Fatah official announced on Thursday that the PLO would submit an application to the United Nations Security Council next month demanding a “timetable” for an Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines.

Netanyahu denies Abbas claim that Netanyahu agreed to '67 borders: The Prime Minister's Office flatly denied Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' contention tonight that PM Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders. "No such thing ever happened," Netanyahu's office said.

Netanyahu faces revolt over truce with Hamas: Benjamin Netanyahu faces strong criticism in Israel over costly conflict with Palestinian militants in which no clear victor has emerged

U.S. Senators Urge Ecuador to Restore Relations with Israel: A letter by U.S. Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez, Mark Kirk and James Risch read, “Your actions send a troubling message to the United States about your government's commitment to long-lasting peace between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.”

Ukraine: 11 Killed by Ukrainian Shelling in Donetsk: The fighting rages on in Eastern Ukraine between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists, with no end in sight. Shelling has killed 11 civilians and wounded another 22 in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

Fact or propaganda? Ukraine's Poroshenko says Russian troops have been brought into Ukraine: Ukrainian President Poroshenko said on Thursday Russian forces had been "brought into Ukraine" and he called an urgent meeting of Ukraine's security and defense council to decide the next steps to take in the crisis.

Fact or propaganda? Ukraine crisis: Nato images 'show Russia troops': Nato has released satellite images it says show Russian armed forces inside Ukrainian territory to help rebels fight government forces.

Fact or propaganda? 'No Russian troops in Ukraine': Moscow's OSCE rep responds to Kiev's claims: The OSCE was told there was no Russian presence spotted across the Ukraine border, refuting Thursday's claims that a full-scale invasion was underway. Both the Ukrainian monitoring team head and Russia's representative have given a firm 'no.'

Russian media report 'invasion of Ukraine': Reports that Russian troops are intervening directly in the fighting in south-east Ukraine have started to appear in Russian media, despite repeated denials from the Kremlin.

Militia takes control of east Ukraine’s Novoazovsk, several neighboring districts: Active fighting continues in Luhansk suburbs and near the cities of Donetsk and Ilovaisk, Lysenko said

Putin calls on pro-Russian rebels to let Ukraine troops leave encirclement: Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-Russian rebels to provide a humanitarian corridor in east Ukraine for encircled Ukrainian government troops to leave the battlefield, the Kremlin said in a statement on Friday.
 

Obama threatens Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine: Pres. Obama told reporters that he’s certain Russia is playing a direct role in the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine between anti-Kiev separatists and the country’s military, and that the US is weighing further sanctions to intensify the restrictions previously waged against Moscow.

Merkel Slams US Hegemony? "America Can't Solve All The World's Problems Anymore": First Russia and China, then UAE, Egypt, and Turkey... and now it appears Germany (following a phone call with Putin) is pulling the rug out from under US hegemony - just as Obama's warmongery ramps up...

21 militants killed in N. Afghanistan: Report: Units of Afghan security forces have killed 21 Taliban militants in Chardara and Khanabad district in the northern Kunduz province, 250 km north of Kabul, over the past two days, provincial police chief Mustafa Mohseni said Thursday.

Karzai warns he will quit despite Afghanistan deadlock: Power vacuum looms for Afghanistan as UN delays date for result of presidential elections to mid-September despite Karzai's plans to leave office next week

Pakistan's powerful army steps in to resolve political crisis: Qadri said "The army chief has asked us to give him 24 hours to solve the crisis," he told thousands of flag-waving supporters. Khan, speaking shortly after him, echoed his remarks.

Pakistan set for 'decisive' day of protests: Cleric Tahir ul-Qadri declares "deciding day" in bid to topple prime minister as tens of thousands gather in Islamabad.

Pakistan PM named as murder suspect: Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.

Two experts warn market correction could total 60%: CNBC Video : This crash will be precipitated, he said, by a disillusionment with the Federal Reserve's "confidence game," which will then see inflation rise, and the Fed scramble to raise rates. At that point, Tice added, "the Fed starts to lose control."

Philadelphia Earns Millions By Seizing Cash And Homes From People Never Charged With A Crime: The Sourouvelis family, along with thousands of others in Philadelphia, is living a Kafkaesque nightmare: Their property is considered guilty; they must prove their innocence and the very prosecutors they’re fighting can profit from their misery.

August 28, 2014

Mother Pleads For Life Of Islamic State Hostage

Video

The mother of American journalist Steven Sotloff who is being held by Islamic rebels in Syria, makes a direct appeal to his captors to release him.
Continue

The Leninist in the White House

By Paul Craig Roberts

The reason ISIS is operating on Syrian territory is that Washington armed them and sent them to Syria.
Continue

Bombs Away Over Syria!
Washington Has Gone Stark Raving Mad


By David Stockman

Whether you use a 12th century sword or 20th century attack helicopter as a means of rule, you will be bombed by the “indispensable nation”
Continue

The Evil of U.S. Aggression Against Iraq

By Jacob G. Hornberger

How can anyone still be an interventionist after what has happened in Iraq?
Continue

Forgetting Cheney’s Legacy of Lies

By Ray McGovern

The neocons – aided by their “liberal interventionist” allies and the U.S. mainstream media – are building new “group thinks” on the Middle East and Ukraine with many Americans having forgotten how they were duped into war a dozen years ago.
Continue

The Propaganda Trap
Tranquilized By Trivia


By Edward Curtin

Why so many Americans can’t comprehend, how their country has fallen victim to the military-industrial-intelligence apparatus that operates deep in the shadows, and oftentimes right in the open.
Continue

“These Are War Crimes,”
Says Father of Gaza Family Wiped Out by Israeli Attack


By Joe Catron

“They lay with shrapnel everywhere and a pool of blood around them. It’s like they were swimming in it. There were six of them, five killed.
Continue

Why Arabs Betrayed Gaza

By Ramzy Baroud

Some Arabs wish to see Israel crush any semblance of Palestinian resistance.
Continue

In Case You Missed It
George Galloway Explains Why The Jewish People Had No Right To Palestine

Video

How the British granted Israel the Palestinian territories.
Continue

Libya in Chaos:
NATO Bombing of Libya Led to Rise of Militias Now Fighting for Oil-Rich Land


Video & Transcript

Libya is facing its worst violence since the U.S.-backed ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. To talk more about Libya, we are joined by Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College. He is the author of several books, including Arab Spring, Libyan Winter.
Continue

Ukraine Accuses Russia of 'Invasion'

By Jon Queally

No media outlets reporting on the claims appeared able to independently verify the accusations.
Continue

Nisteling: The Art of Deep Listening

By Robert J. Burrowes

I believe that this is the essential foundation step in any strategy to end human violence.
Continue

Iraq: Air Force directs airstrikes to the IS Kills 75: A statement by the Ministry of Defense, "said that the air force and Army Aviation and in cooperation with military intelligence directed air strikes, and killed 75 elements of the IS and wounded eight others and burned 12 vehicles

15 Australian fighters killed in Iraq, Syria: Fifteen Australians, including two young suicide bombers, are believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq, intelligence chief David Irvine said on Wednesday, warning that espionage and foreign intervention threats were increasing.

Second American jihadist killed in Syria: reports: A Syrian opposition group is reporting that a second American jihadist was killed in battle while fighting for the Islamic State, according to news report

Iraq forces mass to break ISIS siege of Amerli: Iraq was massing forces Wednesday for an operation to break a two-month jihadist siege of the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli, amid growing fears for residents short of food and water.

Australia to Help US in Iraq Air Strikes: Australia has expressed willingness to contribute its Super Hornet fighter jets to help US-led air strikes in Iraq. Defence Minister David Johnston said Wednesday night that Australia was ready to assist the US with air strikes targeting IS terrorists in Iraq, Xinhua reported.

ISIS has 100,000 fighters, growing fast - Iraqi govt adviser: The number of Islamic State recruits is much higher than that estimated by foreign observers – around 100,000, says one of Iraq’s foremost security experts with unique access to intelligence. The terrorists are swallowing up other insurgent groups

Saddam's revenge - his ex-officers staff the Islamic State: As fighters for the Islamic State continue to seize territory, the group has quietly built an effective management structure of mostly middle-aged Iraqis, including many military officers under Saddam Hussein, overseeing departments of finance, arms, local governance, military operations and recruitment.

Another Israeli Hermes Drone Shot Down In Iraq: An Israeli Hermes drone crashed in the vicinity of Baghdad Airport on Wednesday, the second such loss in less than three days after another Israeli pilotless drone of the same model was shot down by Iranian troops in the Central parts of the country.

ISIS, Syrian regime commit war crimes: U.N.: “Children have been present at the executions, which take the form of beheading or shooting in the head at close range ... Bodies are placed on public display, often on crucifixes, for up to three days, serving as a warning to local residents.”

France admits it directly supplied arms to Syrian “rebels”: President François Hollande confirmed in a Le Monde interview on August 19 that France has been directly supplying arms to the “rebels” of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in its proxy war to remove the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Islamists seize Golan Heights border crossing: Al-Qaeda’s Syria wing the Nusra Front and other Islamist fighters have taken control of a border crossing on the line dividing Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, an activist group said Wednesday.

6 rebels killed as Syrian planes bomb border post near Israeli-occupied Golan Heights: Al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra alongside moderate rebel groups who had launched the attack early on Wednesday on the border post were "holding ground" despite the heavy bombardment, according to a source in the Islamist Beit al Maqdis brigade, whose fighters were involved in the fighting.

Gaza truce holds but Netanyahu under fire: Israeli media commentators voiced deep disappointment over his leadership during the most prolonged bout of Israeli-Palestinian violence in a decade, echoing attacks by members of Netanyahu’s governing coalition.

Gaza Ceasefire: Hold the Cheers: Its lawfare strategy uses "new military ethics" to justify lawlessness. Analysis. It's based on the notion that wrongdoing repeated often enough unaccountably will get nations worldwide to accept it or do nothing to stop it.

The children killed in Gaza by Israel : The Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights has compiled a list of 504 children killed in Gaza, comprising almost quarter of the total Palestinian killed

Why Israel’s bombardment of Gaza neighborhood left US officers ‘stunned’: 258 artillery pieces, according to the officer’s estimate — pumped at least 7,000 high explosive shells into the Gaza neighborhood, which included a barrage of some 4,800 shells during a seven-hour period at the height of the operation. Senior U.S. officers were stunned by the report.

Gaza Residents Share Allegations of Abuse, Claim Israeli Soldiers Used Them as Human Shields: Mahmoud Abu Said could hardly speak about what happened to him when the soldiers first arrived to his neighborhood. His eyes filled with tears, the muscles in his face began to twitch, and his voice faltered.

Israeli source: US will back Israel in Security Council: A government source in Jerusalem told Ynet, that the US would be looking out for Israel's interests among the international community, namely in the UN Security Council, where concrete decisions could potentially be made regarding the future of Gaza, Israel, and the West Bank.

Good news: Ontario university students unions vote to join boycott against Israel: The Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of Students, representing more than 300,000 university students in the province, has unanimously passed a motion to boycott Israel.

27 Boko Haram fighters killed by soldiers in northern Cameroon: Cameroon’s army killed 27 members of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram near a northern town, state radio said, in a sign of growing cross-border activity by the militants.

At Least 150,000 Flee Libya, Ceasefire Talks Unsuccessful - UN Libya Envoy: A record number of Libyans are leaving the country amid new airstrikes, outgoing UN Libya envoy, Tarek Mitri, told the UN Security Council Wednesday.

Libya: The house of cards has collapsed: Analysis:" “The US, UK and France went to war to overthrow Gaddafi in 2011. But now that the hopes of the Arab spring are a distant memory, they insist that military support for Libya's warring factions will not help restore desperately needed stability and that only dialogue can succeed"

Having lit the fuse, now they run away: Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States: The governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the escalation of fighting and violence in and around Tripoli, Benghazi, and across Libya, especially against residential areas, public facilities, and critical infrastructure, by both land attacks and air strikes.

Libya is Threatened by a Full-Scale Civil War: A full-scale civil war could emerge, again, in Libya, according to the Libyan Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Dabbashi, who asked the U.N. Security Council members to intervene by approving a resolution to disarm the several armed factions that fight to control the country.

Libya Ministers Resign Over Militia Fighting: The official Libyan news agency says six ministers have resigned after accusing the government of taking sides in escalating battles among rival militias.

25 Taliban militants killed in counter-terrorism operations: MoI: Afghan counter-terror operationsAt least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 6 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes: The Associated Press reports that Abdullah Abdullah was the first to withdraw his observer, saying the process was full of fraud.

Three civilians burnt alive in car as Ukrainian army shells center of Donetsk: Kiev forces have shelled residential areas in the center of the rebel-held town of Donetsk, killing at least three people and damaging several apartment blocks, a kindergarten and a cultural center.

Pro-Russians seize more territories from Ukraine army: Pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine have reportedly seized swathes of territory from government forces who abandoned vehicles and ammunition as they retreated.

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebels take strategic port of Novoazovsk on the Azov Sea: The town of Novoazovsk lies in a strategically significant location – on the Azov Sea and on the road linking Russia to the Russian-annexed Crimean Peninsula.

Kiev says Russian army convoy in east Ukraine: Report: A day after Russia-Ukraine talks, Ukrainian army claims "up to 100" tanks and heavy weaponry crossed border from Russia.

Ukraine: Nato plans east European bases: Nato is to deploy its forces at new bases in eastern Europe for the first time, in response to the Ukraine crisis and in an attempt to deter Vladimir Putin from causing trouble in the former Soviet Baltic republics, according to its secretary general.

NATO Expansion Plan Raises Specter of Iron Curtain: Analysis: The bases will be stationed on Russian borders "for as long as necessary," The Guardian quoted Rasmussen as saying.

Russia’s Gazprom Neft to Sell Oil for Rubles, Yuan: - The Russian oil company Gazprom Neft has agreed to export 80,000 tons of oil from Novoportovskoye field in the Arctic; it will accept payment in rubles, and will also deliver oil via the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline (ESPO), accepting payment in Chinese yuan for the transfers, the Russian business daily Kommersant reported Wednesday.

FBI Said to Examine Whether Russia Tied to JPMorgan Hacking: Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is investigating as a possible retaliation for government-sponsored sanctions, according to two people familiar with the probe.

Europe’s Greater Depression is worse than the 1930s: Europe hasn't recovered, because it hasn't let itself. Too much fiscal austerity and too little monetary stimulus have, instead, put it more than halfway to a lost decade that's already worse than the 1930s. It's a greater depression.

The Greatest Depression? German Yields Now Negative Through 2017: Yields on all German bonds out to 3 years are now negative and 10Y Bunds have collapsed to 90.5bps - record lows.

Get Back To Work Mr. Hollande; French Jobseekers Surge To Record High: Despite all the 'promises' French joblessness has risen every month since April 2011... July's jump is the 2nd biggest sinmce April 2013 and at 3.424 million is a fresh record high.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to be investigated for alleged role in political fraud case: The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has been charged with "simple negligence" over her handling of a controversial €400m payout to French business tycoon Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.

Poverty Declines in Latin America and the Caribbean: During the presentation The United Nations Development Program Director, for Latin America and the Caribbean Jessica Faieta stated, "In Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has been reduced by almost half in the last decade, and the middle class rose from 22 percent of the population in 2000 to 34 percent in 2012."

The Economy Gets A Downgrade While Corporate Profits Get An Upgrade: The updated budget and economic outlook released on Wednesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) contained good news for corporations, but bad news for the rest of the economy.

US Home Prices Down Again: : S&P's Case-Shiller home price index has declined for the second straight month.

House Poor: Proof of Shrinking Wealth in America : Video - On “Single Best Chart,” Scarlet Fu examines the median value of assets owned by American households. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Big U.S. Banks: "Something is Very Wrong" : Video - Overleveraged banks could send the economy into another financial crisis. That's the message of a Stanford finance professor who's been on a mission to get banks to raise their reserve levels. She says "something is very wrong" with the banking industry.

Georgia cops fired Taser 13 times ‘as a cattle prod’ to make tired man walk before he died: At a press conference on Tuesday, attorney Chris Stewart said that police records showed that East Point officers had discharged their Tasers 13 times to make Gregory Towns, who was handcuffed, get up and walk.

City Council Tells Police To Have Plan For Getting Rid Of MRAP Military Vehicle In Next 60 Days: The Davis City Council has told the police department it must get rid of a military vehicle it received in the next 60 days. The controversy over the mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle attracted a large crowd on Tuesday that was largely against it.

Scientists find secret of reversing bad memories: Neuroscientists believe they can erase feelings of fear or anxiety attached to stressful events, in a breakthrough which could help treat depression or post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Origins of War in Child Abuse: Video - Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio interviews Lloyd deMause, the author of 'The Origins of War in Child Abuse.'

 

 

Headlines Continued

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Key Articles

 

Key Articles

Zionism's Jewish Enemy

Video

Alan Hart Interviews Professor Ilan Pappe, Israel’

US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

The conflict emanates from Washington and is perpetuated by Washington. Why? To justify what would otherwise be seen as simply outrageous US militarism in the Asia Pacific.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

The wars on Afghanistan and Iraq are part of a broader military agenda, which was launched at the end of the Cold War. The ongoing war agenda is a continuation of the 1991 Gulf War and the NATO led wars on Yugoslavia (1991-2001).
 

The Plan is for the United States to rule the world: By David Armstrong

The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain its overwhelming military superiority and prevent new rivals from rising up to challenge it on the world stage.
 

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President - By Neil Mackay

A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.
 

The president's real goal in Iraq: By JAY BOOKMAN

29 September 2002. - The official story on Iraq has never made sense.
 

The Project for the New American Century: By William Rivers Pitt

02/25/03 - The Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, is a Washington-based think tank created in 1997. Above all else, PNAC desires and demands one thing: The establishment of a global American empire to bend the will of all nations.
 

Memo: Bush made intel fit Iraq policy: By WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT

A highly classified British memo, leaked in the midst of Britain's just-concluded election campaign, indicates that President Bush decided to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by summer 2002 and was determined to ensure that U.S. intelligence data supported his policy.
 

UK Ministers Knew WMD Was "Excuse": By Michael Smith

MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.
 

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

Those who have hoped that a U.S. military victory in Iraq would somehow bring about a more peaceful world are in for a rude awakening. The final resolution of this war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq will likely not be the end, rather, only the prelude to a succession of future crises: in Kashmir, Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
 

Does Iran's President Want Israel Wiped Off The Map? - Does He Deny The Holocaust?

An analysis of media rhetoric on its way to war against Iran - Commenting on the alleged statements of Iran's President Ahmadinejad .

 

  "Rebuilding America's Defenses"
Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony


Some people have compared it to Hitler's publication of Mein Kampf, which was ignored until after the war was over.
Today's Papers


Asia Times (HK)
Boston Globe
Chicago Tribune
Christian Science
Detroit Free Press    Indian Express
Globe and Mail
Guardian/Observer International Herald Tribune
LA Times
London Times
Miami Herald
Moscow Times
Mpls.StarTribune
NY Newsday
NY Post
NY Sun
NY Times
The Oregonian
Other Foreign
Phil Inquirer
Pioneer Press
Pravda (Eng.)
SF Chronicle
SF Examiner

 Sydney Morning Herald 
Telegraph U.K.   
The Independent (London)
Times of India
Toronto Star
USA Today
Washington Post

Washington Times

Front Page Image
New York Times
Washington Post
New York Post
NY Daily News

Magazines

Am. Demographics
Am. Prospect
Atlantic Monthly
The Baffler
Billboard
Bust
Col Journ Review
Counterpunch
  
CP List
DoubleTake
Editor & Publisher
Entertainment Weakly
Found
Forbes
Fortune
Gadfly
Harper's Index
In These Times
Intervention
Left Business Observer
  
LBO Talk
Left Turn
McSweeney's
Mother Jones
New Statesman
New York
Newsweek
NY Observer
Progressive Populist
Reason
Roll Call   
The Economist
The Nation
The New Republic
The Onion
The Progressive
Time
Variety
Wash Monthly
Weekly Standard

Online Only

About.com
Allafrica.com
Altercation
American Reporter
Antiwar.com
Antiterroristas
Arts & Letters
Arts Journal
Atrios
Blah3
BlogLeft
Blogcritics
Blowback
Blue Ear
BookNotes
Bully
BuzzFlash     

 Civil America 
Common Dreams
Consortium News
Corante
Cosmoetica
Counterspin Central  The Crisis Papers
Dack
Daily Howler
Democrats.com
Drudge Report
E-Ariana
Eat the State
Ethel the Blog     Free Speech News
Fimoculous
Flak
G21
Getting It
The Hamster
Homeless Guy
In Arguendo      InformationTimes
Inside.com
InstaPundit
Intervention
I Want Media
Jim Romenesko's MediaNews
LA Examiner
Liberal Slant
Lying Media Bastards
Media Watch
MediaStudy.com
Media Whores OL
Moon Farmer
Moose & Squirrel
Narco News
Nerve
New California Media
News Insider
No Logo
Obscure Store
Online Journalism Review
The Progress Report
Punditwatch
The Rag
Rantburg
Real Joe
Rittenhouse Review
Salon
Seeing the Forest
Simpleton
Slate
Spinsanity

Swans
O'Reillysucks.com
Smug
Sp!ked
Suck
Talking Points
TalkLeft
Tapped
Telepolis
The Daily Planet
The Smoking Gun
Tom Paine
Tres Producers
Truthout
 
Uggabugga
Vanitysite
Smirking Chimp
Wired News
Word
Working for Change
Working Stiff
World Socialists
Yahoo Media

Media Subversion

Adbusters
gwbush.com
Kill Your TV
Logo Free TV
Reverend Billy
Stay Free
Sticker shock
Subvertise.org
White Dot

Alternative Weeklies

Alt.Weekly Index
Austin Chronicle
Boston Phoenix
Chicago Reader
Dallas Observer
DC/City Paper
Det/Metro Times
LA Weekly
New Times' Index
New York Press People's Weekly News
Seattle Stranger
Seattle Weekly
SF Bay Guardian
TC/City Pages
Village Voice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.