30 killed after Syrian cities hit by car bombs
A car bomb hit Syria’s second city Aleppo yesterday, a day after explosions killed 27 in Damascus, and security forces arrested and beat activists at a rare anti-Government protest in the centre of the capital.
U.S. Faces a Tricky Task in Assessment of Data on Iran
While American spy agencies have believed that the Iranians halted efforts to build a nuclear bomb back in 2003, the difficulty in assessing the government’s ambitions was evident two years ago, when what appeared to be alarming new intelligence emerged, according to current and former United States officials.
Hawks Steering Debate on How to Take On Iran
Even before President Obama declared this month that “I have Israel’s back” in its escalating confrontation with Iran, pro-Israel figures like the evangelical Christian leader Gary L. Bauer and the conservative commentator William Kristol were pushing for more.
Oman warns on military confrontation with Iran
Oman, located strategically on the opposite side of the Strait of Hormuz from Iran, said the risk of military conflict between Tehran and the West was rising but there was still plenty of opportunity to negotiate peace.
IDF spokesman: Iran ‘pulling strings’ in Gaza, Lebanon
On Facebook page, Brigadier-General Mordechai says Tehran backing terrorists with money, weapons.
‘Iran oil exports increase in January despite sanctions’
Recent data released by the Joint Organization Data Initiative (JODI) shows that Iranian crude export has increased in January despite sanctions imposed against the country’s oil sector.
Israel: Palestinian economy not stable enough for independent state
Israel is expected to present a report Wednesday at a donor meeting on Palestinian aid in Brussels claiming that the Palestinian Authority is not sufficiently stable to meet the standards of a well-functioning state.
Cynthia McKinney Interviews Gilad Atzmon about Israel, Zionism, and Jewish Identity Politics
Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney interviewed Jazz saxophonist and author Gilad Atzmon about his book “The Wandering Who? A Study in Jewish Identity Politics”.
Lawmakers say several US soldiers involved in Afghan killings
Kabul – A shooting spree in Afghanistan that left 16 civilians dead a week ago was the work of a team of US soldiers, not an individual as has been reported, a member of the Afghan parliamentary investigative team told dpa on Sunday.
‘Mr president, I want an answer’
Families of victims of a US soldier’s shooting spree in Kandahar berate Afghan President Karzai at emotional meeting.
The Kandahar massacre: Washington’s dirty little secret is out!
If Europe sent its ‘remittance men’ out to the colonies, the USA is sending out those murderous offenders who, if kept in the country, would soon spray either the children at a school, or colleagues at a workplace, with bullets.
The Ground Truth : The Human Cost Of War
Sometimes the greatest act of courage is to tell the truth
Afghanistan: $2 Billion a Week for Hatred is Too Much, FBI Says Now It’s Coming Here
I want a better deal on the hatred we are buying. The subway service in my town (Boston) is about to increase fares, again, and cut back service in a semi-yearly ritual of crapping on the poorest in Gov. Duval Patrick’s state, in a week when the US will toss another $2 billion at military operations in Afghanistan which seems only to keep generating more hatred for Americans.
Our immoral drone war
The fact is, there is almost no oversight or accountability over the drone strikes in America, and certainly none in Pakistan, rendering the term “civilian” entirely useless in the discussion of any legal, ethical or strategic appropriateness of the targeted killing campaign.
Libya demands handover of Gaddafi spy chief Senussi
Libya has formally requested the handover of Col Gaddafi’s former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, following his arrest in Mauritania.