Archive | July, 2010

The Hariri Tribunal Conspiracy

The  Hariri Tribunal Conspiracy

By Sami Moubayed Saudi King Abdullah’s landmark visit to Syria on Thursday, his second since assuming the throne in 2005, mirrors Arab diplomacy at its finest hour. The king is worried – just like his Syrian host President Bashar al-Assad – about two critical files in the Arab world: Iraq and Lebanon. In Iraq, political [...]

Middle East history buff Hague whitewashes Israel’s villainy on the high seas

Middle East history buff Hague whitewashes Israel’s villainy on the high seas

By Stuart Littlewood “We have to be steeped in the Middle East, way back to historical matters. Because you can’t understand it without the history.” My MP, a Foreign Office minister in the shiny new coalition government, has written to me saying he believes the Foreign Secretary was “extremely fair, tough and statesmanlike” in his [...]

JAMES PETRAS: Trends to Barbarism and Prospects for Socialism

JAMES PETRAS: Trends to Barbarism and Prospects for Socialism

The Rising Tide of Barbarism Introduction Western societies and states are moving inexorably toward conditions resembling barbarism; structural changes are reversing decades of social welfare and subjecting labor, natural resources and the wealth of nations to raw exploitation, pillage and plunder, driving living standards downward and provoking unprecedented levels of discontent. We will proceed by [...]

The Last Hiccups of the Falling Empire

The Last Hiccups of the Falling Empire

By Raja Mujtaba Editor – Opinion Maker Pakistan Warned; Noose Being Tightened “There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that should an attack against the United States be traced to be Pakistani it would have a very devastating impact on our relationship” – Hillary Clinton Wiki leaks, Hillary threats, Mike Mullen’s parrot repeats, Holbrooke’s Viceroy [...]

JEFF GATES: John McCain; A Closer Look at Evil (Part 4)

JEFF GATES: John McCain; A Closer Look at Evil (Part 4)

The career of John McCain offers a textbook case confirming how war is waged on the U.S. by way of deception—with the help of senior lawmakers. Despite the constancy of his treasonous conduct, McCain seeks a fifth term in the U.S. Senate. Reflect for a moment on our national experience since he was profiled, politically [...]

Exclusive: Leaked documents show PA undermined Turkey’s push for UN flotilla probe

Exclusive: Leaked documents show PA undermined Turkey’s push for UN flotilla probe

Asa Winstanley ei: The Electronic Intifada The Palestinian Authority attempted to neutralize a United Nations Human Rights Council resolution condemning Israel’s deadly attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, leaked UN and Palestinian Authority documents obtained by The Electronic Intifada show. Israel’s 31 May attack killed nine Turkish citizens, including a dual US-Turkish citizen, and injured [...]

IMRAN KHAN: DON’T BLAME PAKISTAN FOR THE FAILURE OF THE WAR

IMRAN KHAN: DON’T BLAME PAKISTAN FOR THE FAILURE OF THE WAR

Veterans Today It is unfortunate that the US was unable to use the window of opportunity that it had in the immediate aftermath of the removal of the Taleban Government in late 2001. It could have brought in a truly broad-based Afghan government and invested in the development of the country. Instead, it continued its [...]

Updated: Oliver Stone Telling Hard Truths in the Face of Character Assassination

Updated: Oliver Stone Telling Hard Truths in the Face of Character Assassination

By Michael Leon – writer & editor Veterans Today Updated: ADL accepts Oliver Stone ‘apology’ over Holocaust, U.S. Jews. Stone: ”I do agree that it was wrong of me to say that Israel or the pro-Israel lobby is to blame for America’s flawed foreign policy.” Stone also added that he was “categorically opposed to anti-Semitism – [...]