Killing Without Conscience : Iraq - The Hidden War
How our news is sanatized to prevent the destruction and suffering created by the U.S. occupation of Iraq from entering our reality.
Channel 4 Investigates
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Iraq: The Hidden Story shows the footage used by TV news broadcasts, and compares it with the devastatingly powerful uncensored footage of the aftermath of the carnage that is becoming a part of the fabric of life in Iraq. Video - Click to play
Would you be able to live like this?
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"We live in constant fear" Click to view
Was The CIA Involved In The Murder Of Robert Kennedy?
BBC Newsnight Video Report
Film-maker Shane O'Sullivan has spent the last three years investigating the assassination of Bobby Kennedy in 1968. He has uncovered new evidence that at least three CIA agents were in the hotel the night he died. Tonight we show the findings and ask could CIA agents have had something to do with the murder of RFK? Click to view
A Prescription for Peace
Teaching Tommy During an Era of Fascism
By Doug Soderstrom,
In looking back at that of my own education, I have come to the conclusion that much of what I learned was a matter of propaganda. And I am sorry to say that it wasn’t until “that sorrowful day in September” that I decided to take a serious look at the history of our country, and it was that which has made all the difference, that which no doubt changed my life. Continue
Street Battles in Baghdad; 75 Bodies Found; On Monday running street battles erupted in several districts of Baghdad between guerrillas and Iraqi police.
At least 53 killed in another bloody day of U.S. occupation: Health Ministry spokesman, Qassem Abdul Hadi, said the dead included a six-month-old infant, while up to 50 had been wounded and were being treated at the local Imam Ali Hospital.
Scores of bodies found in Iraq : Nearly 1,500 Iraqis have been reported killed during November
Three killed in U.S. attack on Sadr City as Annan says US ”trapped” : American occupation troops and Iraqi forces raided Baghdad's Sadr City section on Tuesday, killing a young boy and two other people, police said. A Shiite legislator told reporters outside a hospital morgue that Iraq's government should be condemned for allowing such attacks.
In case you missed it; ‘The Salvador Option’: The Pentagon may put Special-Forces-led assassination or kidnapping teams in Iraq
New Survey: Iraqis Want a Speedy U.S. Exit -- and Back Attacks on Our Forces : A new poll in Iraq makes it more stark than ever: the Iraqi people want the U.S. to exit their country. And most Iraqis now approve of attacks on U.S. forces, even though 94% express disapproval of al-Qaeda.
Pentagon considers "short-term" increase in Iraq troop levels: Pentagon officials conducting a review of Iraq strategy are considering a substantial but temporary increase in American troop levels and the addition of several thousand more trainers to work with Iraqi forces, a senior Defense Department official said.
The Story Behind The Iraq Study Group: "We were up in Tikrit and went to a hospital, and it was guarded with guns and security to the point they were pushing weapons into women's faces," Wolf said. "I saw we can't be successful if we're going into an operating room with pistols and weapons."
America is a failed state: An interview with Prof. Noam Chomsky.
US Backs Kurdish Rebels in Iran : The United States, which has promised Ankara to end the existence of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, is reportedly backing the group’s Iranian wing PEJAK in a secret ploy to destabilize the country.
White House dismisses CIA report on Iran's nuclear weapons program: The White House dismissed a classified CIA draft assessment that found no conclusive evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program, The New Yorker magazine reported.
The Next Act: Will the Republicans’ Mid-Term Loss Hurt Chances of a War on Iran?: In a new article for the New Yorker, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reports Vice President Dick Cheney told a White House meeting one month before the mid-term elections that a Democratic victory would have little effect on the administration’s decision to go to war
War pimp alert; Iran probably has germ weapons, possibly N.Korea-US: Iran probably has germ warfare weapons, North Korea may have developed them and Syria could have carried out research into such banned weaponry, the United States told an arms control conference on Monday.
Lebanese Christian leader shot dead : Pierre Gemayel, a Lebanese cabinet minister and member of the Maronite Christian Phalange party, has been shot dead in Beirut. His car was attacked in a Christian area on Tuesday.
Syria condemns blame 'charade': An embassy statement claimed the killing was directly motivated by groups in Beirut with anti-Syrian agendas.
Two dead as Israeli Occupation forces attacked Gaza: A Hamasresistance fighter and a 70-year-old Palestinian woman were killed during the attack in the Zeitoun area of occupied Gaza City.
Israel stole private land for settlements: : Almost 40 percent of land held by illegal Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank is privately owned by Palestinians.
Al Qassam Brigades: We will stop firing projectiles if the Sderot "settlers" all evacuate: The Al Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, has presented an initiative to stop the projectile-launching at the Israeli town of Sderot.
IDF admits targeting civilian areas in Lebanon with cluster bombs: For the first time Monday, the IDF admitted targeting populated areas with cluster munitions.
Budget-saving, American-made cluster bombs left vicious legacy in Lebanon : During the second Lebanon war, Israel made use of American-made cluster bombs that left behind thousands of unexploded bomblets, even though Israel Military Industries produces cluster bombs that leave nearly no unexploded munitions.
In case you missed it: Dead in the Water : How Israel attacked and nearly sank the USS Liberty belonging to its closest ally, the USA. Thirty-four American servicemen were killed in the two-hour assault by Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats.
Dems Rebut Carter on Israeli 'Apartheid': Democrats are shoring up their pro-Israel bona fides. They are strikingly anxious because of a courageous new book by President Jimmy Carter that hit American bookstores in mid-November, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid. It is an extraordinarily bold--and apt--title.
Skirmishes, suicide attack claim 3 lives in Afghanistan : Skirmishes and a suicide attack left three people including a suicide bomber dead in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday.
Taliban kill two Afghan policemen: Two police were killed and a third one is still missing after the Taliban ambushed a police patrol, he said.
Obrador 'inauguration' in Mexico : The "defeated left-wing" candidate in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has held an unofficial swearing-in ceremony. Mr Lopez Obrador said he was launching a "parallel government".
Colombia arrests Telesur reporter for rebellion : A correspondent for Telesur, the television channel promoted by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, has been arrested in Bogota suspected of rebellion and terrorism, a Colombian police spokesman said Monday.
Indonesian protesters tell Bush: You are the terrorist: US President George Bush shrugged off massive protests against his visit to the world's most populous Muslim nation yesterday as a sign of a healthy democracy, as thousands braved heavy rains to call him a war criminal and a terrorist.
America's media bubble: There used to be a time when the US media wrote the global narrative. The world saw itself through a largely American camera lens. No more.
Jordanian Student Acquitted in 9/11 Perjury Case: Recounts FBI Intimidation and Mistreatmen
Reno Files Challenge to Terror Law: Former Attorney General Janet Reno and seven other former Justice Department officials filed court papers Monday arguing that the Bush administration is setting a dangerous precedent by trying a suspected terrorist outside the court system.
6 Imams removed from flight at US airport, questioned: They were removed Monday evening after three of them recited their evening prayers in the airport terminal before boarding the plane, a leader of the group said.
Livingstone decries vilification of Islam: Muslims are being singled out for demonisation on a par with the victimisation of Jews during the last century, the mayor of London claimed today.
Military Documents Hold Tips on Antiwar Activities : An antiterrorist database used by the Defense Department in an effort to prevent attacks against military installations included intelligence tips about antiwar planning meetings held at churches, libraries, college campuses and other locations, newly disclosed documents show.
Banks told to predict effects of a 40% crash in house prices: BANKS in the UK have been ordered by financial regulators to assess how they would cope in the event of house prices crashing by 40 per cent.
Hard US lessons, harder landings : The US is beginning to unwind the largest housing bubble in modern history. There will be upswings and local exceptions and wide regional and price variations. This changes nothing. Hundreds of billions of dollars in household access to cash and debt from refinancing, equity extraction, home equity lines of credit and house flipping will dry up.