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Archive for March 2010

Which government does Washington want in Baghdad?

March 31, 2010

The result of the Iraq election gave the largest bloc of seats in the Iraqi parliament to the Sunni-based coalition headed by Iyad Allawi, a former CIA asset and one-time US-installed prime minister. With just 91 legislators, however, Allawi needs to strike agreements with other factions to obtain the necessary 163-seat majority. Nouri al-Maliki, the […]

Kissinger’s 1974 plan for Global Food and Population Control

March 29, 2010

On Dec. 10, 1974, the U.S. National Security Council under Henry Kissinger completed a classified 200-page study, “National Security Study Memorandum 200: Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security and Overseas Interests.” The study falsely claimed that population growth was a grave threat to U.S. national security. Adopted as official policy in November 1975 […]

Washington destroys privacy at home and abroad

March 28, 2010

Paul Craig Roberts has a hard-hitting article in Creators Syndicate, the following an excerpt: In the Swiss newspaper Zeit-Fragen, Professor Dr. Eberhard Hamer from Germany asks, “How sovereign is Europe?” He examines the issue and concludes that Europe has little, if any, sovereignty. Professor Hamer writes that the sovereign rights of Europeans as citizens of […]

The fraying ties binding the US to Israel

March 27, 2010

The number of Jewish settlers settled in the West Bank has now more than doubled since the Oslo peace accords were signed in 1993. But the ground has shifted in America. The unconditional support for the Jewish state has been eroding in critical areas. Nowhere is that clearer than among American Jews, many of whom […]

Drone warfare is not a Nintendo game

March 26, 2010

During the first year of the Obama administration, there were 51 drone attacks, compared to 45 drone attacks during President Bush’s two terms in office, according to a report by the Washington-based New America Foundation. The report also states that the civilian fatality rate has been 32 percent in drone attacks since 2004. “Drones are […]

Israel’s “intentional insult to the U.S. administration”

March 25, 2010

It’s been quite a week for a defiant Israel. In a move that further strained relations between the United States and Israel, the municipality of Jerusalem gave approval for a controversial Israeli housing project in the heart of a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem. The Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem has become an area […]

Cutting military aid to Israel not a subject on the table

March 23, 2010

The diplomatic crisis between the U.S. and Israel has sent a tremor through their alliance, but one key part of the bond seems virtually untouchable: the roughly $3 billion a year in U.S. military aid. Amid the uproar of recent days over plans to build 1,600 new homes for a Jewish neighborhood in a disputed […]

Psychiatric drugs and suicides have spiked in U.S. Military

March 22, 2010

The Army Times reports that: At least one in six service members is on some form of psychiatric drug. And many troops are taking more than one kind, mixing several pills in daily “cocktails” — for example, an antidepressant with an antipsychotic to prevent nightmares, plus an anti-epileptic to reduce headaches. The drugs come with […]

US Lawmakers scold Obama for scolding Israel

March 21, 2010

An excerpt of an article by Hana Levi Julian: U.S. Congressional lawmakers have flooded the White House and the media with letters and news releases complaining about the Obama administration’s unprecedented scolding of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. This, following an Israeli announcement last week that a routine housing project was proceeding apace in eastern Jerusalem. […]

Ron Kovic: “Fund People’s Needs—Not War!”

March 20, 2010

Today,  March 20th, people will take to the streets in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and in other cities across the country and around the world to say: “End Occupation—Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine” and “Fund People’s Needs—Not War!” Ron Kovic, Vietnam Veteran and author of “Born on the Fourth of July,” will be leading the Mass March in […]