October 10, 2001
The war America cannot win
( Amon Hotep ) This is clearly the War of the millennium, the war that America cannot win because they are ignorant of the objectives of the opposing side and was unprepared to deal with the influx of outside media coverage. The US leaders monolithic cultural view has blinded them to the aims and objectives of others. Full Article
MSF rejects link of humanitarian and military actions
Airdrops of food and medical aid described as of 'negligible value' and 'potentially dangerous'
Bin Laden given free rein for holy war
( News ) Afghanistan's ruling Taliban have given Osama bin Laden free rein to wage holy war on the United States as Washington said its warplanes had the run of the Afghan skies. A Taliban spokesman said over seventy 'innocent' persons have been killed by the US attacks so far. Full Article
( Michel Chossudovsky ) "Now the Taliban will pay a price" vowed President George W. Bush, as American and British fighter planes unleashed missile attacks against major cities in Afghanistan. The US Administration claims that Osama bin Laden is behind the tragic events of the 11th of September. A major war supposedly "against international terrorism" has been launched, yet the evidence amply confirms that agencies of the US government have since the Cold War harbored the "Islamic Militant Network" as part of Washington's foreign policy agenda. In a bitter irony, the US Air Force is targeting the training camps established in the 1980s by the CIA.
TV News -- A Militarized Zone
( Norman Solomon ) When the bombing of Afghanistan resumed Monday night, retired generals showed no fatigue at their posts under hot lights at network studios. On CNN, former NATO supreme commander Wesley Clark teamed up with Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd to explain military strategies; they were sharing their insights as employees of AOL Time Warner.