Syrian False Flag Planned?

By Stephen LendmanAugust 23, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- Never bet against Washington's imperial plans. New tactics follow failed ones. Efforts to oust Bashar- al-Assad continue. Proxy killers can't do it alone. They're no match against Syria's superior military strength. It's committed to rout them.Expect NATO intervention anytime or perhaps post-US November elections. Libya 2.0... Continue Reading →

Foreign fighters join Syria’s rebels  

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Syrian Insurgents Using Captured Prisoners As Suicide Bombers

BBC Video Report Posted August 23, 2012

Preparing The Public For The Attack On Hezbollah

By Dan LiebermanAugust 23, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- When the rhetoric starts to ratchet, the bombs are ready to explode. Before the assault the attacking nation unleashes a propaganda offensive that shapes the public mind to regard the soon to be attacked nation as wanton killers, which must be eliminated before they eradicate every... Continue Reading →

Getting Rid of George W. Bush Wasn’t Enough. The US Remains a Bully

The issue isn't Obama, any more than it was Bush before him. The issue is US powerBy Owen JonesAugust 23, 2012 "The Independent" -- How easy it was to scrutinise US power when George W. Bush was in office. After all, it was difficult to defend an administration packed with such repulsive characters, like Dick... Continue Reading →

The Pursuit of Julian Assange is an Assault on Freedom and a Mockery of Journalism

By John PilgerAugust 23, 2012 "Information Clearing House" The British government's threat to invade the Ecuadorean embassy in London and seize Julian Assange is of historic significance. David Cameron, the former PR man to a television industry huckster and arms salesman to sheikdoms, is well placed to dishonour international conventions that have protected Britons in... Continue Reading →

Indefinite Detention Is Not a New Policy  

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‘US not our daddy to punish us’ – Ecuador FM Patino to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

Man pulled from flight for anti-TSA t-shirt

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‘US not our daddy to punish us’ – Ecuador FM Patino to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

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Realpolitik blurs US red line on Syria

By Pepe Escobar Weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) are back. It's like we never left Dubya's glory days. No, they didn't find the non-existent Saddam stash on eBay. This is about the existent Bashar al-Assad's. And it's not WMDs as the pretext for an invasion and occupation, but WMDs as a pretext for whatever euphemism the... Continue Reading →

Swanson: Afghan War Forgotten by Americans

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Akin affair highlights hypocrisy and ignorance in US official politics

By Patrick Martin 23 August 2012Republican Congressman Todd Akin continued Wednesday to reject demands that he step down as the party’s candidate for the US Senate seat from Missouri, three days after making himself a national symbol of ignorance and bigotry with his declaration that women who were raped were unlikely to become pregnant or... Continue Reading →

Washington and its allies work to destabilise Lebanon

Part oneBy Jean Shaoul 23 August 2012The media is presenting the sectarian kidnappings and violence in Lebanon as an all but inevitable “spill-over” from the civil war in Syria. This is a cynical attempt to conceal what is, in fact, a concerted campaign by the United States and its regional allies to eliminate the Shi’ite Hezbollah... Continue Reading →

Dundee, Michigan Chrysler workers denounce sellout agreement

By a WSWS reporting team 23 August 2012Workers at the Chrysler Dundee Engine plant voiced strong opposition to the sellout local contract agreement, recently rejected by a 73 percent margin, negotiated by the United Auto Workers. The factory, located southwest of Detroit, produces the 1.4 liter engine for the Fiat 500 and the 2.0 and 2.4... Continue Reading →

‘Syria standoff marks end of unipolar world’ – Deputy PM Jamil

Romney and Ryan: Right Wing Billionaires Think it’s Time to Take the Glo…

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Colombian GM Workers on Hunger Strike Until Death Sew Their Mouths Shut

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‘Syria standoff marks end of unipolar world’ – Deputy PM Jamil

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Chemical weapons ‘excuse for US to intervene in Syria’

Chinese State Media By Liu ChangAugust 22, 2012 -- BEIJING, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Once again, Western powers are digging deep for excuses to intervene militarily in another conflict-torn Middle East country, as U.S. President Barack Obama warned Monday that the use of chemical weapons by Syria's government would change his "calculus."With the hypocritical talks of... Continue Reading →

Post-Qathafi Libya…another fine mess, NATO

By Timothy Bancroft-HincheyAugust 22, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- Congratulations to William Hague, Hillary Clinton and the sickening little wannabe Napoleons who rule France these days. Gaddafi's Libya: if you wanted to study, the Government paid for it. If you wanted to study abroad, the Government financed it. What dictator educates his people, what dictator educates... Continue Reading →

Tilling the Ground for the Seeds of Terrorism

By Rep. Dennis KucinichAugust 22, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- After more than 10 years of war against al Qaeda and the accompanying global "war on terrorism," we have failed to learn that our actions create reactions. Our presence creates destabilization, then radicalization. Occupations create insurgencies. In Afghanistan, we have fueled the very insurgency we... Continue Reading →

Amnesty International is US State Department Propaganda

Amnesty run by US State Department representatives, funded by convicted financial criminals, and threatens real human rights advocacy worldwide.By Tony Cartalucci Image: From Amnesty International USA's website, "Free Pussy Riot." "Help Amnesty International send a truckload of balaclavas to Putin." This childish stunt smacks of US State Department-funded Gene Sharp antics - and meshes directly with... Continue Reading →

The “Antiwar” Logic of Phyllis Bennis

Eirene and Penthesilea Talk War and EmpireBy John V. WalshAugust 22, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- A gentle summer day finds two women sitting near the reflecting pool in the shadow of the Washington monument, bright sunshine striking off the rippling water. One is reading something on her iPad, and to make conversation, the other... Continue Reading →

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