The racism that fuels the ‘war on terror’

The racism that fuels the ‘war on terror’
A new Gallup poll finds a majority of Americans oppose the drone-executions of US citizens on foreign soil. Then why do they support the Awlaki killing?

Dangerous crossroads: Threat of pre-emptive nuclear war directed against Iran
For more than a decade, Iran has been doggedly accused without evidence of developing nuclear weapons. The Islamic Republic is relentlessly portrayed by Western media as a threat to the security of Israel and of the Western World.

Obama Unleashes Dogs of War in Syria
The smoke screen given to the United States President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel has lifted. But then, no one really bought the thesis that it was a mere kiss-and-make-up visit aimed at improving Obama’s personal chemistry with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that prompted the US president to jet down to the Middle East in a rare overseas trip.

US training Syrian Rebels in Jordan
The training has been taking place since late last year at an unspecified location, concentrating largely on Sunnis and tribal Bedouins who formerly served as members of the Syrian army, officials told The Associated Press.

Kerry Hypocritically Chides Iraq for Meddling in Syria’s Civil War
Secretary of State John Kerry went to Iraq this weekend to meet with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and tersely request that he stop allowing Iran to use Iraqi airspace to send weapons and support to the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. They shouldn’t be supporting one side in a civil war, Kerry insisted.

NATO: No intention to intervene militarily in Syria
Syrian opposition asks for US forces to help defend civilians in rebel-controlled areas in north Syria with Patriots.

US Never Planned to Pull Out Troops in Afghanistan by 2014, Says Top Commander
General John Allen said ‘zero option’ was never on the table; expect conflict well after 2014

‘Living with No Future’: Iraqis in the Ten Year Wake of US War

South Korea, US Agree on Plan for War With North
US Military Would Intervene Even in ‘Limited’ Strikes From North

Drone war: every attack in Pakistan visualised
Drones have become a routine part of military operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

America’s absurd stab at systematising sock puppetry
The US has a chance to move on from a history of clandestine foreign policy – instead it acts like a clumsy spammer

America Split in Two: Five Ugly Extremes of Inequality
The first step is to learn the facts, and then to get angry and to ask ourselves, as progressives and caring human beings, what we can do about the relentless transfer of wealth to a small group of well-positioned Americans.

28 Guantanamo prisoners now on hunger strike; 3 in hospital for dehydration
More prisoners have joined a hunger strike at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, officials said Monday, as defence lawyers expressed alarm about one of the most sustained protests at the base in several years.

Guantanamo exposes reality of US fascism
They are essentially dead men who just happen to breathe. That is the grim assessment of the legal representative for the inmates in the American concentration camp, otherwise known as Guantanamo Bay.

‘Mugabe: Hero or Villain’: an interview wit’ filmmaker Roy Agyemang
In the eyes of the international Western media, Robert Mugabe is the most controversial political leader of an African country. The president of Zimbabwe has backed agrarian land reforms that stripped thousands of white farmers, who benefitted from the colonization of the nation, of their land and returned it to the people – to the dismay of Western governments, colonizers and the Western media.

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