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Posts Tagged ‘George W. Bush

George W. Bush fears torture charges

December 6, 2011

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has cancelled a visit to Switzerland over fears he could have been arrested on torture charges. Mr. Bush was due to be the keynote speaker at a Jewish charity gala in Geneva on February 12. But pressure has been building on the Swiss government to arrest him and open […]

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch demand arrest of George W Bush

October 13, 2011

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch demanded the arrest and prosecution of former president George W. Bush before his appearance at an economic summit in Surrey, British Columbia on October 20th. The advocacy organizations have called on Canadian federal authorities to arrest Bush due to the “overwhelming evidence that Bush and other senior administration officials […]

Ex Bush official willing to testify against Dick Cheney

August 31, 2011

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, is calling for George W. Bush and Cheney to be held accountable for their crimes in office. “I’d be willing to testify, and I’d be willing to take any punishment I’m due,” Wilkerson said. As former Vice President Dick Cheney publishes his […]

Noam Chomsky on the Osama bin Laden assassination

May 9, 2011

It’s increasingly clear that the [Osama bin Laden] operation was a planned assassination, multiply violating elementary norms of international law. There appears to have been no attempt to apprehend the unarmed victim, as presumably could have been done by 80 commandos facing virtually no opposition—except, they claim, from his wife, who lunged towards them. In […]

George W Bush canceling out on Geneva due to Geneva Conventions

February 10, 2011

As the news broke that former President George W. Bush had abruptly canceled his scheduled appearance in Geneva to avoid the risk of arrest on a torture complaint, my first thought was — how humiliating, not only for Bush but, by extension, for all Americans. However, those who might have expected Bush to be down […]

Why George W. Bush and cohorts should worry

November 12, 2010

In his memoir George W. Bush admitted that he authorized that detainees be waterboarded, tortured, a crime under US and international law. Where is the accountability for these crimes? Bush and other criminals will be brought to justice if the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) […]

Where to direct your complaints about Full Body Scanners

November 6, 2010

These full body scanners being introduced in airports nationwide are manufactured by Rapiscan Systems, a firm represented by the Chertoff Group. The Chertoff Group is Michael Chertoff, a dual Israeli/US citizen appointed Secretary of Homeland Security in 2005 by Puppet President George W. Bush. (According to some, Chertoff’s mother, Livia, was a Mossad agent.) Chertoff […]

Neocon take-over of National Public Radio

November 4, 2010

Once upon a time NPR (National Public Radio) was an alternative voice. That voice was discarded during the Bush administration when Republican fundraiser Gay Hart Gaines was appointed by George W. Bush as vice chair for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Cheryl Feldman Halpern was appointed chair of the Corporation by Dubya, and Elizabeth Sembler […]

The Very Dark Side of U.S. Military History, Part 2

October 12, 2010

Under the pioneering strategies of the CIA‘s Maj. Gen. Edward G. Lansdale, psy-war was a new spin to the old game of breaking the will of a target population. The idea was to analyze the psychological weaknesses of a people and develop “themes” that could induce actions favorable to those carrying out the operation. Following […]

Why does the U.S. refuse to probe Bush era torture?

August 20, 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case of a Canadian man who contends that U.S. authorities mistook him for an al Qaeda operative and shipped him to a secret prison in Syria, where he was beaten with electrical cables and held in a grave-like cell for 10 months. And this despite the fact […]