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Propaganda Works: New Polls Show Most Americans Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)

Iran

Iran Nuclear Talks: Washington's Real Objective (tags)

Iran

US Bullying Iran to Capitulate in Nuclear Talks (tags)

Iran

McCain Urges Preemptive Israeii Aggression on Iran (tags)

Iran

Hyping a Nonexistent Russian Threat (tags)

Ukraine

Post-Minsk Russia Bashing (tags)

Ukraine

Putin v. Obama and Netanyahu on Iran's Nuclear Program (tags)

Iran

Promoting Escalated War on Donbas (tags)

Ukraine

Putin v. Obama: Geopolitical Opposites (tags)

Ukraine

Obama Invented Pretext for Lawless Aggression (tags)

Syria

Whistleblower Russell Tice Tells More (tags)

police state

Washington Escalates War on Syria (tags)

Syria

Washington Escalates War on Syria (tags)

Syria

What Follows Turkish/Israeli Reconciliation (tags)

anti-war

Escalating Syria's War (tags)

Syria

Petraeus: Resignation or Sacking? (tags)

Washington

Washington Preparing for More War (tags)

anti-war

New York Times Promoting War on Iran (tags)

media

Waging Covert War on Iran (tags)

anti-war

War Winds Target Iran (tags)

Iran

America's Imperial Arrogance (tags)

imperialism

Planned Libya Invasion (tags)

war

Suppressing Truth and Promoting War: A New York Times Tradition (tags)

media lies

Venezuela in Washington's Crosshairs (tags)

trying to undermine Hugo Chavez

Outsourcing War: The Rise of Private Military Contractors (tags)

privatizing war

Obama can't appoint the best (tags)

If the AIPAC objects

BUSH SENDS NUCLEAR AIRCRAFT CARRIER TO THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

With the subservience of the Arroyo regime, Bush continues the political-military intervention in the "killing field" of the Philippines, wasting millions of tax-dollars in suppressing the Moro insurgents and Filipino national-democrats, abetting the horrendous extra-judicial killings and enforced disappearances and widespread poverty and oppression, all in the name of the war against "terrorism," a code-word for popular resistance against global capital's greed and inhumane devastation of the planet.

From Balance of Terror to Unilateral Terror on the Grand Chessboard! Revised May 02, 2008. (tags)

“what is a unipolar world? However one might embellish this term, at the end of the day it refers to one type of situation, namely one centre of authority, one centre of force, one centre of decision-making. It is world in which there is one master, one sovereign. And at the end of the day this is pernicious not only for all those within this system, but also for the sovereign itself because it destroys itself from within.”

Military Test is Mandatory in Hundreds of High Schools (tags)

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB provides the military easy access to more than a half million high school students nationwide. It is one of the military’s most successful recruiting devices. Although the military calls the ASVAB voluntary, many students are coerced into taking it and thousands of high school juniors are forced to do so.

Senate Advances Bill to Cut Iraq Funding (tags)

The measure by Democratic Sens. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin and Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada would cut off money for combat after 120 days.

'Sensitive' documents indicate Cheyenne Mountain's better for NORAD (tags)

John Pike, a leading defense expert and director of globalsecurity.org, says NorthCom's transition from the mountain is a "little difficult to understand," given that the nation has nuclear missiles ready to launch on "hair-trigger alert." "Where the hell do they think they'll be getting the alert from?" he says of the transition to the Peterson Building 2 basement. Pike also is puzzled by the move of Air Force Space Command's space control to Vandenberg, since the military in the past has argued that the expensive upgrades at the mountain required space and missile tracking systems to be "co-located," to avoid confusion that space debris could be incoming munitions, or vice versa.

mercenaries without borders (tags)

privatisation of armies and security are a utter defeat of freedom and democracy. Read why.

New strongman for Iraq (tags)

Bush to assassinate Al-Maliki

Plan Iraq - Permanent Occupation (tags)

Washington came to Iraq to stay.

La Brea Tar Pits: A Metaphor for the America Republic? (tags)

President George W. Bush now has the power, thanks to a mostly cowardly Congress, to declare “Martial Law!” The Defense Authorization Act of 2006 gave him the green light. All he needs is a Reichstag-like incident and our Republic will be history. Like the animals who were trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, it has been sinking for years. Author Chalmers Johnson is convinced the U.S. Empire is headed the way of Greece’s and Rome’s.

George Bush's Samson Option (tags)

George Bush's reckless agenda to plunge the Middle East in total war

THE SELLOUT (tags)

Democrats scale back plans to challenge Bush's Iraq 'surge'

THE NEO-CON INSURGENCY (tags)

THE NEO-CONS CIRCLE THE WAGONS

U.S. military chiefs borrowing tactics from Vietnam playbook (tags)

The tactics, an influx of military advisers and a speeded-up handover to indigenous forces followed by a gradual U.S. withdrawal, resemble those in place as the U.S. effort in Vietnam reached its end. (Looks like we are going to cut and run like we did in Vietnam - The sooner the better)

Cheney will bring us home in boxes (tags)

Of course, he was afraid to go to war himself.

FORGET GENERAL ABIZAID, FORGET IRAQ STUDY GROUPS (tags)

ORGANIZE ANTI-WAR SOLDIER AND SAILOR SOLAIDARITY COMMITTEES

There is NOT a civil war in Iraq (honest! swear to god!) (tags)

There is NOT a civil war going on in Iraq! Everything is undercontrol! - Asked about his testimony in August that Iraq could fall into civil war ... , Gen. John Abizaid said that more recently the situation has improved

Audit: U.S. weapons missing in Iraq (tags)

Nearly one of every 25 weapons the military bought for Iraqi security forces is missing

McCain: Expand Iraq force by 20,000 (tags)

Four more years of war? Then vote for Arizona war monger Senator John McCain.

Bush keeps revising war justification (tags)

I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, .... George W Bush

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE RANK AND FILE TROOPS IN IRAQ (tags)

IT IS TIME TO LEAVE IRAQ

THE GENERALS SIGNAL THE RETREAT (tags)

THERE IS NO LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL IN IRAQ! FORGET TIMETABLES FOR WITHDRAWAL- CUT AND RUN NOW (JOG, TROT, CRAWL, SWIM, IF NECESSARY) THE GENERALS AND POLITICANS HAVE ABANDONED THE RANK AND FILE SOLDIERS IN IRAQ TO THEIR FATE. BROTHER AND SISTER SOLDIERS- THE BALL IS IN YOUR COURT- GET THE TROOP TRANSPORTS READY

How the media often is lying with the truth (tags)

This is an interesting story because the media seems to be distorting the facts with the truth. The headline seems to imply that Senator McCain is some sort of hero for trying to solve a tribal dispute. The truth is the tribe claims to have been screwed by the government out of royalties of $100 billion and the only thing Senator McCain is doing is asking them to settle out of court for less then 10 percent of the damages. Hell any $200 an hour lawyer could do that.

BTL:Consensus Building in Congress to Uphold Geneva Conventions in... (tags)

...Treatment of Guantanamo Detainees ~ Interview with Wells Dixon, Center for Constitutional Rights attorney, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Congress searching for a double standard for US vs THEM (tags)

Congress wants one way for American POWs to be treated by and a 2nd way for the American Empire to treat Iraqi, Afgan and other Muslim POWs (wink torture!, torture!, torture).

U.S. deaths in Iraq near 2,000 (tags)

U.S. deaths in Iraq near 2,000, showing human cost of conflict; Californians constitute greatest share (10.6 percent) of casualties ALMOST UNNOTICED ARE THE 15,220 WOUNDED, INCLUDING 404 AMPUTEES

R.I.P. Posse Comitatus (tags)

Fast-forward to the present. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, General Peter Grace, soon to become Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has called "for Posse Comitatus to be reconsidered in response to suggestions that it slowed down deployment of troops," according to Jurist, a legal research website.

Evidence links George Bush to Los Angeles drug operation (tags)

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Congress on Steroids! Watch No-Nonsence Representatives Get Tough on Witnesses! (tags)

In the baseball steroid hearings, we saw aggressive questioning by representatives, but when it involves anything important, like war funding or CIA torture, members of this Congress are nothing but yes-men and neutered pussycats.

OLiVER NORTH'S ENTERPRISE, ADNAN KHASHOGGI, THE MARKLE FOUNDATION AND STATE TERRORISM (tags)

A frame of the deep history of 911, connections to North's Enterprise, ChoicePoint, Inc. and a little-known military-industrial horror show called the Markle Foundation

DDay News Report (tags)

Here's how the landings at Normandy would have been covered by today's media. On the coast of France, June 6, 1944

Incriminating Memo Gave Intelligence Bigger Role (tags)

Sanchez signed the memo on Sept. 25 before it was sent to Central Command for review. A month later, the detailed list of techniques that required special approval was "removed" from the memo.

New 'Abuse' photos on Arab TV (tags)

The prison was said to have died in the midst of intensive questioning in the shower by military intelligence officials. After he collapsed, the interrogators removed the bag and then saw severe head wounds that had not been treated.

The US nuclear option and the "War on Terrorism" (tags)

the Bush Administration has embarked upon a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity.

Operation 'Copper Green' (tags)

A senior C.I.A. official confirmed that Operation 'Copper Green' stemmed from Rumsfeld's long-standing desire to wrest control of America's clandestine and paramilitary operations from the C.I.A.

As war's tab mounts, GOP questions strategy (tags)

"we need to restrain what are growing messianic instincts - a sort of global social engineering where the United States feels it is both entitled and obligated to promote democracy - by force if necessary" -- Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas

Kerry and McCain Win BIG ! in Elections ‘04 (tags)

At least it’s not Bush, Chaney, Ashcroft and the Neo Convicts.

Torture in Iraq: The buck stops with Bush (tags)

George W. Bush and his minions are toiling to contain worldwide outrage over the torture of hundreds of Iraqi detainees by U.S. occupation soldiers at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison.

Iraqi Rape Rooms: Under New Management (tags)

This is a sickening chronology of how the Bush administration lied about "liberating" Iraq to stop the "Rape Rooms and Mass Graves," but then continuing them "Under New Management"

More pictures of Iraq and updates (tags)

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Nader: Iraq an Unconstitutional, Illegal War (tags)

Nader urges the Congress to investigate the illegal nature of the war, and how the five falsehoods became part of the Bush Administration's drum beat for war, in a formal Inquiry of Impeachment.

Will Clarke Provide the Spark? (tags)

Millions of us yearn for the breakthrough revelation that will finally open the eyes of those who have yet to see Bush and his administration for the scoundrels they are. Will Richard Clarke’s claims lead to that magical moment?

STUPIDITY IS ALL AROUND (tags)

Hit the theme from the old Mary Tyler Moore show. New lyric: stupidity is what's all around.

U.S. Intelligence: Premature Extrapolation (tags)

Several of PNAC's most powerful advocates are now senior members of the Bush administration, including Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Lewis Libbey, Vice President Cheney's chief of staff, and Undersecretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz.

Final Battle Over Controversial General's Promotion, NTAC Urges Action (tags)

After a delay of more than a year, the Senate Armed Services Committee has forwarded the nomination of Major General Robert T. Clark to the full Senate for confirmation. The decision drew disbelief and a call for action from the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC).

Teddy Kennedy: What a Whrongheaded Fool! (tags)

The custom among many has long been to ignore, where feasible, the mental belchings of the senior senator from Massachusetts on the theory that,

New book on PR industry ties to Bush regime (tags)

New book by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber exposes the role that PR companies play in manufacturing consent for US wars. Go out and buy a copy today to help put this title on the bestseller lists.

The Dishonesty Of the President (tags)

Face it Bush is a lying sack of oderiferous fecal matter deposited by a male bovine. In short he is a lying mass murderer who makes Jeffrey Dahmer look like small time. His lies have killed more people than Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack The Ripper, John Wayne Gacy, ...

'We are above the law': interview with richard butler: (tags)

It's this - this administration has a view of the special character of the United States, the singular and exclusive character that is new. I've talked to them about it and they make this plain. They say "We are the sole super power, we're therefore the exceptional country, we're outside of international law. Others have to obey the law and obey the rules, but we don't."

White House lied to sell Iraq war (tags)

The White House finally admitted this week that it played fast and loose with the truth in President Bush’s State of the Union address.

Bush Bit in Ass by Lies (tags)

The Rats are deserting the sinking ship. Fed up with the Bush Junta's deadly lies the insider Bureaucrats are beginning to leak and speak.

The gang that couldn’t think straight (tags)

Now some U.S. lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings to find out whether the Bush Administration truly did overhype the threat posed by Iraq. Republican Sen. John Warner, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a former secretary of the Navy (as well as one of Liz Taylor’s ex-husbands), has said his panel will take part in such a probe. But somehow House Majority Leader Tom DeLay thinks this is all unfair.

Ex-Official: Evidence Distorted for War (tags)

The Bush administration distorted intelligence and presented conjecture as evidence to justify a U.S. invasion of Iraq, according to a retired intelligence official who served during the months before the war.

Going Backwards Defense Execs Get Top Pentagon Posts (tags)

While Rumsfeld's aides defended the selections, some Pentagon officials bridled because of their daily battles with poor contractor performance and cost overruns. "They are bringing in the sharks," said Chuck Spinney, an Air Force system analyst. But Spinney conceded that Rumsfeld was caught in the predictable bind of finding experts for a new administration.

SENATE TABLES GENERAL’S PROMOTION, NTAC ASKS FOR WITHDRAWAL OF CONSIDERATION (tags)

For the second time, Sen. John Warner (R-VA), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, has delayed consideration of the promotion of an Army general who commanded the base where one soldier beat a fellow soldier to death. The decision drew praise from the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC), which also requested that the general’s promotion be removed from further consideration.

Say It Ain't So, Geo (tags)

Resuming nuclear testing in Nevada is a bad idea. Building "battlefield nukes" may be an even worse thing. But what about when Bush signs treaties with terrorists?

U.S. Army signals war concerns (poster, article) (tags)

U.S. Army fears that bringing democracy and stability to Iraq may be an impossible task. (Article below)

Confronting the Warmongers (tags)

Challenging the justifications for war.

Oc 4: Latest News From Iraq--US Hijack UN Resolutions? More US Air Attacks, More Dirty Sec (tags)

By: PeaceNoWar.net At the recent report done by the congressional budget office (CBO) in Washington DC., CBO estimates that the incremental costs of deploying a force to the Persian Gulf would be between $9 billion and $13 billion. Prosecuting a war would cost between $6 billion and $9 billion a month-although how long such a war may last cannot be estimated. After hostilities end, the costs to return U.S. forces to their home bases would range between $5 billion and $7 billion, CBO estimates.

BUSH ADMINISTRATION SEEKING DOMESTIC MILITARY POWERS (tags)

The White House and Homeland Security Czar Tom Ridge are calling for a review of the Posse Commitatus Act, which currently prohibits the military from engaging in domestic police activities.

The last line of defense of American Civil Liberties is under attack. (tags)

As one might expect from the supreme court installed dictator in the White House and his pals in the congress, it now looks as though the last line of defense of American civil liberties is under attack.

Top U.S. rabbi presents check in Oxnard to promote Pictsweet mushroom boycott (tags)

Top U.S. rabbi presents check in Oxnard, uses D.C. connections to promote Pictsweet mushroom boycott

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