We Cannot Still Ignore the Perils of Intervention

We Cannot Still Ignore the Perils of Intervention
Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and now Ukraine. Catastrophe follows where US and EU meddle

At Least 55 Killed in Two Days of US Drone Strikes in Yemen

Panel Orders Release of Memo in Targeted Killing of Awlaki
A federal appeals panel in Manhattan ordered the release on Monday of key portions of a classified Justice Department memorandum that provided the legal justification for the targeted killing of a United States citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, who had joined Al Qaeda and died in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen.

Foreign Suicide Bombers Kill Thousands and Bring Iraq to the Brink of Civil War
A wave of suicide bombings carried out by foreign volunteers entering Iraq from Syria is killing some 1,000 civilians a month, bringing the country back to the brink of civil war.

Ukraine: Poland Trained Putchists Two Months in Advance
Lies have shorter and shorter legs. Two months after the change of regime in Kiev, the Polish press has disclosed the role of Donald Tusk’s government in preparing the coup. The new revelations belie Western discourse and demonstrate that the current interim government of Oleksandr Tourtchynov was imposed by NATO in violation of international law.

Ukraine and the grand chessboard
The US State Department, via spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki, said that reports of CIA Director John Brennan telling regime changers in Kiev to “conduct tactical operations” – or an “anti-terrorist” offensive – in eastern Ukraine are “completely false”. This means Brennan did issue his marching orders. And by now the “anti-terrorist” campaign – with its nice little Dubya rhetorical touch – has degenerated into farce.

In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin
Mr. Obama is focused on isolating President Vladimir V. Putin’s Russia by cutting off its economic and political ties to the outside world, limiting its expansionist ambitions in its own neighborhood and effectively making it a pariah state.

Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 6 dead
Six people have been reported killed in a gun battle near Sloviansk in the worst violence in eastern Ukraine in seven weeks of protests against the pro-Western government in Kiev.

Ukraine, short on military budget, starts fundraising drive

Ukraine rabbi calls anti-Semitic leaflet a political hoax
Chief rabbi of Donetsk says while anti-Semitic leaflet was initially shocking, he now believes it was fake.

Peddler of Iraq War Lies Now Pushes Lies On Urkaine to Drum Up Confrontation with Russia

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops

Ukraine crisis: Geneva talks produce agreement on defusing conflict
US, Russia, Ukraine and EU agree measures including end of violence, disarming of illegal groups and amnesty for protesters

In West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian teens arrested for rock throwing face different fates

Venezuela unrest: Fresh violence erupts in Caracas
Fresh violence has erupted in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, between police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro. Masked protesters burned effigies of the president after a rally called “Resurrection of Democracy”.

“Crimes Against Peace”: Historic Class Action Law Suit Against George W. Bush

White-Washing White Terrorism
The Jewish Community Center Shootings

The Rhetoric of Violence
At least nine people were killed and at least 35 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up To Be Terrorists

The Downfall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was forced out of power by a countrywide uprising in February 2004. He had lost the support of both domestic and international backers. Hear from his lawyer Ira Kurzban who lived through that time.

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