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Posts Tagged ‘CIA

Whistleblowers prosecuted while War Criminals remain free?

April 18, 2012

A newly released document acquired by Wired Magazine exposes the United States Defense Department’s torture techniques. In the 37 page report, former CIA official John Kiriakou warns the George W. Bush administration about the techniques that were being used on detainees and explains how they are against US law. His warnings went unheard of — […]

US Military again gets away with murder

March 28, 2012

The United States military has decided that no service members will face disciplinary charges for their involvement in a NATO airstrike in November that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, an accident that plunged relations between the two countries to new depths and has greatly complicated the allied mission in Afghanistan. “We found nothing criminally negligent on […]

Mossad CIA and Blackwater involved in Syria

March 12, 2012

Baba Amro is now under the control of the Syrian army… and around 700 Arab and Western gunmen surrendered there, well-informed sources told Al-Manar website. For his part, Syrian expert in strategic affairs Salim Harba pointed out that “the captured gunmen held Arab nationalities, including Gulf, Iraqi, and Lebanese… among them were also Qatari intelligence […]

Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK When a terrorist group is no longer a terrorist group

March 11, 2012

The Mujahedin-e Khalq, better known as MEK, was driven out of Iran, and eventually armed and given a military base by Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Saddam then used the group to carry out terrorist acts inside Iran. The U.S. military and the CIA have in the past recruited MEK agents to enter Iran and report […]

Spanish judge reopens Guantanamo torture probe

January 17, 2012

A Spanish judge re-launched an investigation into the alleged torture of detainees held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, one day after a British authorities launched a probe into CIA renditions to Libya. The twin developments demonstrated that while the Obama administration has stuck to its promise not to investigate whether Bush […]

Why Washington wants Putin out

January 16, 2012

Washington clearly wants Russia’s Vladimir Putin out! Hillary Clinton and friends have apparently decided Russia’s prospective next president, Vladimir Putin, is a major obstacle to their plans. Few however understand why. Russia today, in tandem with China and to a significant degree Iran, form the spine, however shaky, of the only effective global axis of […]

The Countdown to War with Iran part of Obama’s second term

November 25, 2011

Like the late Saddam Hussein of Iraq and Qaddafi of Libya, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has committed the same deadly mistake when has ordered in 2009 the replacement of the US dollar by the euro in calculating the value of the country’s Oil Stabilization Fund (OSF). On October 28, 2011, the Washington post newspaper, a […]

Major focus on Africa by US Military

October 30, 2011

The United States is playing a growing role in Africa’s military battles, using special forces advisers, drones and tens of millions of dollars in military aid. Once again, the focus is Somalia, the lawless nation that was the site of America’s last large-scale military intervention in Africa in the early 1990s. This time the United […]

A Third American Killed by US Drones

October 19, 2011

In the days before a CIA drone strike killed Anwar al-Awlaki last month, his 16-year-old son ran away from the family home in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa to try to find him, relatives say. When he, too, was killed in a U.S. airstrike Friday, the Awlaki family decided to speak out for the first time […]

The American Drone Empire

October 18, 2011

They increasingly dot the planet. There’s a facility outside Las Vegas [Creech Air Force Base] where “pilots” work in climate-controlled trailers, another at a dusty camp in Africa formerly used by the French Foreign Legion, a third at a big air base in Afghanistan where Air Force personnel sit in front of multiple computer screens, […]