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Posts Tagged ‘Britain

Arab Spring certainly not the first democratic movement in Muslim world

June 26, 2011

The Arab-Islamic world has a long history of democracy –democracy which is regularly crushed by western force. In 1953 Iran had a parliamentary system, the US and Britain overthrew it. There was a revolution in Iraq in 1958, we don’t know where it would have gone, but it could have been democratic. The US basically […]

So how does bombing Libyan civilians save them?!

March 31, 2011

Excerpts of an article by a former U.S. Intelligence Asset who covered Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Syria/Hezbollah from 1993 to 2003: The United States, Britain and NATO don’t care about civilians being bombed. They have destroyed most of the community infrastructure of Iraq and Afghanistan before turning their sights on Libya. So what’s really going […]

The need to democratize Western societies and claim control of our foreign policy

February 7, 2011

With respect to the Egyptian revolution, the discussion here in the West should focus on the factor we are responsible for and can influence – the role our governments have played in suppressing the Egyptian people. Your taxes have been used to arm, fund and fuel this dictatorship. You have unwittingly helped to keep these […]

WikiLeaks Mirrors and Operation Payback CyberWar

December 9, 2010

WikiLeaks is currently under heavy attack. Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was jailed in Britain Tuesday on charges that many claim are a pretext for political repression dictated by the US government. Informal discussions have already been held between US and Swedish officials about the possibility of Assange being delivered into US custody, according […]

Tariq Aziz: “Bush and Blair lied intentionally”

August 8, 2010

The familiar black-ringed spectacles signal to the visitor that this was Tariq Aziz, Iraq’s former face to the world – Saddam Hussein’s right-hand man, his most powerful deputy, also a practicing Christian. Iraq has been through hell since Aziz was last seen in public, days before Baghdad fell in April 2003. He has been in prison seven years […]

Former MI5 Chief testifies Iraq War increased the terrorist threat

July 21, 2010

The war in Iraq led to a huge increase in the terrorist threat to the UK, the former head of MI5 has told the Iraq Inquiry. Baroness Manningham-Buller added that the decision to remove Saddam Hussein had caused a “long-term major and strategic problem” for Britain by allowing al-Qaeda time to build a stronghold in […]

Britain’s Abu Ghraib

July 4, 2010

An inquiry into the death of Baha Mousa will detail how Mousa died in Iraq in September 2003, allegedly brutalized by British soldiers in a “free for all”; and how it was that he and nine other men in the same incident were allegedly hooded, forced into painful stress positions, and deprived of sleep, food […]

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 […]

Congress to debate course of action in Afghanistan

March 7, 2010

Ohio Representative Dennis Kucinich introduced H. Con Res. 248, that will require the House of Representatives to debate whether to continue the war in Afghanistan. Debate on the resolution is expected early next week. The Pentagon doesn’t want Congress to debate Afghanistan. The Pentagon wants Congress to fork over $33 billion more to pay for […]

Iran captures US-sponsored anti-Iranian terrorist leader

February 28, 2010

The Iranian government is celebrating the capture of Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of a violent group called Jundullah (Arabic for “Soldiers of God”), which Tehran says is a terrorist organization supported by the United States, Great Britain and Israel. Jundullah is one of several groups that have been conducting bombings and other violent attacks against […]