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The Shortwave Report 05/11/18 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.

The Shortwave Report 04/20/18 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK Japan.

The Shortwave Report 06/09/17 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Spanish National Radio.

The Shortwave Report 04/21/17 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio.

The relentless anti-Syria propaganda of “The Independent” newspaper comes to a close (tags)

The final print edition of Britain's “progressive”, “pro-democracy” newspaper “The Independent” has been published on March 26th, 2016. It is worth remembering that with the launch of NATO’s genocidal wars on Libya and Syria in 2011, the long-discredited “anti-war” facade of “The Independent” had totally collapsed; despite the highly deceptive propaganda rhetoric of its gatekeeper “journalists” such as Robert Fisk. The front pages of “The Independent” compiled below illustrate the more blatant strand of its 5-year-long virulent, appalling anti-Syria propaganda.

Palestinians: On Their Own for Justice (tags)

Palestine

UN and The Guardian whitewash attempts to illegally smuggle EU weapons into Syria (tags)

In legal terms, the British government and the Guardian and Independent 'news' media have been caught in the act of trying to cover up the illegality of attempts to smuggle weapons from European governments into Syria. This article documents evidence that can be used in a court of law, which shows the British government working with the 'news' media in their attempts to illegally smuggle weapons from European governments into Syria. At no time has a member of the British government provided -legal grounds- for weapons supplied by European governments to the Iraqi peshmerga in Iraq, to be smuggled through Turkey into Syria.

Britain: Washington's Convenient Pawn (tags)

anti-war

Propaganda & censorship alert: NATO countries' media coverage of the elections in Syria (tags)

The June 3 presidential election in Syria was a massive defeat for the NATO countries which have been collectively waging a genocidal war on Syria since 2011. Apart few exceptions, this momentous event was conspicuously absent from the front pages of US, British, French, German, Italian and Turkish newspapers. Those few that reported it on the front page did so in the habitual propaganda format. Meanwhile, few others went as far as publishing anti-Syria propaganda reports on their front page without making any reference to the presidential election.

NATO and Turkey’s genocidal war on Syria (tags)

Cem Ertür’s account of the crimes committed by Turkey and NATO in the ongoing war against Syria is laid out in meticulous detail and supported by a rich and credible bibliography. Much of this important information is from his reading of original reports published in the Turkish language which English readers would never otherwise hear. This report provides a convincing, up-to-date indictment of the governments of Turkey, other NATO countries and Israel for their savage, furtive war against the Syrian people and government. Cem’s spotlight illuminates a cross-border stage, exposing those hiding in the shadows of the media’s deceptive and confusing language.

Israeli Judaization Master Plans (tags)

Israel

Obama's War on Syria Imminent (tags)

Syria

Police State Terror in Egypt (tags)

Egypt

Egypt's Bloody Friday (tags)

Egypt

Sham Peace Talks Resume (tags)

Israel

Egypt: Blood in the Streets (tags)

Egypt

When Is a Coup not One? (tags)

Egypt

Lebanon's Victory Day of National Resistance (tags)

Lebanon

Tiptoeing Toward War on Syria (tags)

Syria

Western Media War on Syria (tags)

Syria

Atonement: Not in Israel's Vocabulary (tags)

Israel

The Syrian revolt enters a new phase (tags)

The armed segments of the revolution appear to be inflicting blows on sections of the security apparatus and taking over major cities: the revolution is turning a corner. Robert Fisk reports that a crucial dynamic now is the fracturing of an alliance between the Sunni middle class and the Alawite regime, signalled by the spread of the revolt to Aleppo. And defections from the state-capitalist power bloc continue. Indeed, Juan Cole has suggested that such divisions must run deep in the Syrian state for the opposition to be capable of planting a bomb that can kill a senior minister.

The Next Stage in the Destruction of Syria (tags)

The U.S. media has made its intentions clear: the 'rebels' attacking Syria's government must have more support to advance Syria's "revolution.” This was the result of the much-hyped advance of Syria's rebels into the country’s two largest cities, which the western media portrayed as a defining moment in global democracy. But "journalists" like these have blood on their hands, with much more in the works.

Yitzhak Shamir's Criminal Legacy (tags)

criminality

Protesting for Justice in Bahrain (tags)

Bahrain

Waging War on Truth (tags)

media

Targeting Iran and Syria (tags)

anti-war

No Peace or Justice in Our Time with Netanyahu (tags)

Palestine

Bahrain Sues to Suppress Police State Terror Truths (tags)

state terrorism

Turkey?s final warning to Syria: Tomorrow may be too late for reforms (tags)

What is unfolding in Syria is an armed insurrection supported covertly by foreign powers including the US, Turkey and Israel.

Mixed Reactions to Obama's Middle East Speech (tags)

anti-war

Robert Fisk’s anti-Syria propaganda (tags)

Below is a compilation of articles published by Robert Fisk between March 31 and April 29 in The Independent.

Avigdor Lieberman to Be Indicted (tags)

corruption

The Shortwave Report 03/11 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Spain, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

Pack Journalism Promotes War on Libya (tags)

war

Continued Middle East Protests and Violence (tags)

liberating struggles

Egypt's Military Declares Martial Law (tags)

liberating struggles

Strikes, workers’ protests spread throughout Egypt (tags)

“According to a detailed account published by Al Ahram, the dictator had intended to step down but was persuaded by his wife and son Gamal not to. When this threatened to provoke a further upsurge in the revolutionary movement, the military stepped in and seized power to try to maintain control over the situation. Notably, none of the official middle class “opposition” parties—including the Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed ElBaradei’s National Association for Change—has condemned the military’s threats against the working class. Striving to maintain illusions in the role of the army, these forces have urged an end to the demonstrations and strikes. ElBaradei and his colleagues are now preparing to enter the military regime. Britain’s Foreign Minister William Hague said yesterday that Egypt’s Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq told him that the current government would be reshuffled to include opposition figures by next week. While the successful elevation of these “opposition” forces would open up opportunities for the individuals involved, for the Egyptian working class it would signify no more than providing a civilian fig-leaf for the military government.”

Egypt at Dawn's Early Light (tags)

liberating struggles

Who is the Real Opposition in Egypt? (tags)

The revolution in Egypt erupted like all revolutions do, from the bottom up. It was unemployment and high food prices that propelled working and poor people into action. Now, the media reports that the "opposition” in Egypt is a group of well-to-do folks who have very little in common with the poor of Egypt. This top down takeover of the revolution is being engineered with the support of the U.S. and European nations, the same allies of the dictatorship that lasted three decades. If this elite group of Egyptians manages to gain power, they'll soon find themselves confronted with the real opposition of Egypt, the overwhelming majority of working and poor people.

Revolutionary Middle East Change (tags)

sweeping change

Mass Street Protests in Egypt (tags)

liberation protests

Turmoil in Tunisia (tags)

democracy struggle

Turmoil in Lebanon (tags)

Lebanon crisis

Are the United States and NATO are losing the War in Afghanistan? (tags)

In this study I will examine whether NATO and the United States have failed in their War in Afghanistan against Islamic terrorism between 2001-09. To do this I will compare their objectives against measurements of effectiveness (MOE’s) as provided by both political and military sources as prescribed by the intervening forces.

Avigdor Lieberman: A Profile in Ultranationalist Extremism (tags)

a rogue Israeli politician

Israel Threatens War with Lebanon (tags)

more evidence of a pariah Israeli state

Mass Protests Rock Iran: No to All Wings of the Mullah Regime! (tags)

For more than a week, Iran has been convulsed by mass demonstrations denouncing election fraud. Hundreds of thousands have repeatedly taken to the streets to denounce the government, which is now threatening, and beginning to carry out, a bloody crackdown. This time around, imperialist intervention is veiled: the White House feigns neutrality, the Western media go all out for the opposition, while in the background various agencies provide vital technical aid. In reality, all candidates in the presidential vote swear allegiance to the Islamic Republic, and the supposed moderate reformers are no less butchers and enemies of poor and working people than the conservative "populist" government. The situation cries out for revolutionary leadership independent of all factions of the theocracy, to wage a struggle for workers revolution against imperialism and clerical reaction.

1/3: Latest Updates from Israel Invade Gaza, Worldwide Protest Against Invasion (tags)

Latest Updates from Israel Invade Gaza: Worldwide Protest Against Israeli Invasion and Killing at Gaza

Israel's Wanton Aggression On Gaza (tags)

Israel's crimes of war and against humanity

US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike (tags)

US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike

Ramzy Baroud's "The Second Palestinian Intifada" (tags)

The agony continues.

Syria's Nuclear Reactor (tags)

First allegations of supporting insurgents, then Hariri killing, now the nuclear threat. Part of the continuing drumbeat against Syria, one hit at a time...

Reviewing David Edwards and David Cromwell's Guardians of Power (tags)

A powerful critique of the dominant media

Big Oil and the War on Drugs and Terrorism (tags)

The "Big Oil" chessgame, aided and abetted by the so-called wars on drugs and terrorism, has made most of humanity its pawns and has expanded corporate control over our lives.

Tragedy and Travesty at Annapolis (tags)

The latest chapter in the sham Middle East peace process.

US, Israeli LIES About Syrian Attack Exposed (tags)

Note how this phony story has taken the place of any real debate on Israel's Act of Aggression, its illegal attack on a sovereign country. So then ... what was the true purpose of this illegal Act of Aggression? This appears to have been a 'back door' attack on Iran, since Syria and Iran have mutual defense agreements. If action isn't taken against the Extremists in the Knesset, they WILL plunge us all into a destructive war, from which we may never recover.

Media and War (tags)

The news media in times of crisis and war reproduce and do not question the consciousness and attitudes of the elites. Wars are seen as exceptional situations by the media in which patriotism outweighs the journalistic self-image of critically distanced reporting.

Reinventing A War Criminal (tags)

Reinventing Tony Blair as a Trojan horse peacenik.

Is US behind the assassinations nd market bombings in Iraq? (tags)

An Iraqi who asked not to be identified had disclosed some of the US activities such as assassinations and bombings in markets that aim at sparking sectarian fighting among Iraqis so as to facilitate the partition of the country.

URGENT APPEAL TO SAVE IRAQ'S ACADEMICS. (tags)

URGENT APPEAL TO SAVE IRAQ'S ACADEMICS.

"Worthy and Unworthy Victims" (tags)

Bush administration police state tactics targeting innocent victims

Doomsday for the Dollar (tags)

Doomsday for the Dollar

The Marla Ruzicka Story -- The *Real* Story (tags)

No one who was a threat -- let alone any real threat -- to the U.S. imperialist war machine would ever be gushingly and pervasively celebrated by it, the Congress, the President and the military, no less, and the political establishment's corporate media. Marla Ruzicka -- even posing for pictures on top of tanks and in group hugs with gun-posing American soldiers, let alone using the war and exploiting the misery of the Iraqi people to parlay that into a hoped-for lucrative cushy position inside the Pentagon or State Department, feathering her nest and her new career with military-industrial complex money (yet still a pittance of that spent on the bombs of war) -- served as a willing PR front for that machine. Furthermore, she was willing to collect and *give* that information directly to the US *military*, providing it with, in effect, valuable intelligence on the Iraqi people (how many males and females of which ages, including possible fighting age, in each family, and what their resources and professional/community positions were, perhaps a community critic of the US war, maybe an intellectual, a journalist, a teacher, or a doctor/nurse who could patch up Iraqi wounded resistace fighters, and who in each family might have gotten shot -- perhaps a resistance member? -- by the US military) under the guise of humanitarian relief. Here is what progressive journalist Christian Parenti had to say about the darling of the U.S. imperialist military machine:

NOAM CHOMSKY AND GILBERT ACHCAR'S NEW BOOK - PERILOUS POWER (tags)

AN ACCOUNT OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S DISASTROUS POLICIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

THE PRICE OF IMPERIAL ARROGANCE (tags)

THE HARM AT HOME AND ABROAD OF BUSH ADMINISTRATION POLICY

Report: Israel May Have Dropped Uranium-Based Bombs in Lebanon (tags)

Report: Israel May Have Dropped Uranium-Based Bombs in Lebanon British journalist Robert Fisk is reporting that Israel may have dropped uranium-based munitions on targets during its war against Lebanon. A leading British scientist has found that soil samples in Lebanon show elevated radiation and the concentration of uranium isotopes. According to the scientist, Dr. Chris Busby, there are two possible reasons for the contamination. Israel might have dropped a small experimental nuclear fission device or Israel used a bunker-busting conventional uranium bomb that employed enriched uranium. Robert Fisk reports that a photograph of one explosion shows large clouds of black smoke that might result from burning uranium. Israel has denied the report. However, last week the Israeli military admitted for the first time that it had dropped phosphorous bombs on Lebanon.

The Taliban Aren't Gone, Women Haven't Been Liberated: Afghanistan Reconsidered (tags)

The October 7 anniversary of the war on Afghanistan passed virtually unnoticed on U.S. soil. Mainstream news outlets spared the Bush administration the embarrassment of accounting for the subsequent fate of Afghanistan's 30 million people five years after the U.S. launched the first "regime change" in its never-ending war on terror.

Double Standards of Morality: The Age of Terror (tags)

This reluctance to confront unpleasant truths diminishes the reader or viewer for whom Middle East reporting in the US media is almost incomprehensible to anyone who does not know the region. It also has its trickle-down effects even in theatres, universities and schools in America. The case of the play about Rachel Corrie--the young US activist twice run over by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of Palestinian homes--taken off the New York stage was one of the more deplorable of these. I was also surprised in the Bronx to find that Fieldston, a private school in Riverdale--was forced to cancel a college meeting with two Palestinian lecturers when parents objected to the absence of an Israeli on the panel. The fact that Israeli speakers were to be invited later made no difference. The school's principal later announced that the meeting would "not be appropriate given t! he sensitivity and complexity of the issue". Complex problems are supposed to be explained. But this could not be explained because, well, it was too complex and--the truth--would upset the usual Israeli lobbyists.

Meeting Nasrallah: An Encounter with a Fighter (tags)

You need to reach the American public before American politicians. The public in the US is generally ahead of the politicians. Often public opinion conflicts with policies set in Washington. US politicians are usually elected by a minority of the population and represent two parties that are virtually indistinguishable on fundamental issues. If you can inform the public and get them to understand your position, they will put pressure on the politicians and hopefully prevent them from conducting their most destructive policies. Without internal public pressure, US policy is not likely to change significantly.

The Coming Collapse of Zionism (tags)

The Moral Bankruptcy of Israel's Founding Idea

The Moral Bankruptcy of Israel's Founding Idea: The Coming Collapse of Zionism (tags)

s it only observers outside the conventional mainstream who have noticed that by its murderous assault on Lebanon and simultaneously on Gaza, Israel finally exposed, for even the most deluded to see, the total bankruptcy of its very founding idea?

Will Robert Fisk tell us the whole story? (tags)

hese central issues -- taken together with the persuasive accounts that Israel and the Pentagon had been planning an attack on Lebanon for at least a year -- make Fisk's implied claims that Syria and Hizbullah started the war to provoke Israel into destroying Lebanon look misleading at best.

A Victory for Hizbollah, Syria and Iran: israel Wasn't Hoping for This (tags)

Far from driving the Hizbollah north across the Litani river, Israel has entrenched them in their Lebanese villages as never before.

Israel = Baby Killers Using Racism to Hide Their Crimes (tags)

This post is in response to the racist Zionist propaganda posted earlier which is emblematic of Israeli racism against the Lebanese and Arabic people who have been slaughtered by the Nazi-like aggression of Israel. Its sad the depths these aggressors will sink to to defend their crimes against humanity, whether its dehumanizing Palestinians to taken their land, or Lebanese to taken theirs. And the indications starting to seep out of Israel is that not all of the Israeli population shares in this internalized racism and anti-semitism. Anti-semitism also describes racism against Arabs as well as Jews, by the way.

IT'S TIME TO END THE LAST TABOO AND HOLD ISRAEL ACCOUNTABLE FOR ITS ACTIONS (tags)

An explanation of Israel's real aims in assaulting the Palestinian people

"The United States of Israel?" – by Robert Fisk (tags)

Perhaps the most incendiary paragraph in the essay [The Israel Lobby] - albeit one whose contents have been confirmed in the Israeli press - discusses Israel's pressure on the United States to invade Iraq. "Israeli intelligence officials had given Washington a variety of alarming reports about Iraq's WMD programmes," the two academics write, quoting a retired Israeli general as saying: "Israeli intelligence was a full partner to the picture presented by American and British intelligence regarding Iraq's non-conventional capabilities."

Robert Fisk: The United States of Israel (tags)

Robert Fisk: The United States of Israel:

US PLANNING FOURTH ATTEMPT TO OUST HUGO CHAVEZ (tags)

US PLANS NOW UNDERWAY TO OUST VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT HUGO CHAVEZ

LIFE IN OCCUPIED PALESTINE (tags)

An account of Israeli oppression against the Palestinian people

Scene Set for the Clash of Civilizations (tags)

Islamic nations goaded into position to be attacked again. Will terror provocations be used to invoke police state? What price will be exacted for centuries of ignoring how war pretexts are fabricated? Late-breaking and long-term developments in Iran, Palestine and the United States seem to point to a present risk of catastrophic nuclear war.

DEPLETED URANIUM - A HIDDEN LOOMING WORLDWIDE CALAMITY (tags)

The hidden threat to all planetary life from US use of depleted uranium weapons in 4 wars

BUSH WORLD - TOO MANY STATES (tags)

A scathing indictment of Bush-Cheney policy broadly with a special focus on the Iraq war and in a little historical context.

Why Ted Koppel Shouldn’t be Compared to Murrow (tags)

For 25 years, the boring Ted Koppel was the anchor on ABC TV’s “Nightline” program. He toed the Establishment line! Now, David Zurawik, a media critic for the Baltimore Sun, wants us to believe that Koppel is leaving behind “a legacy of innovation and integrity.” This is pure nonsense! Koppel, among other faults, failed to challenge the serial lies of the Bush-Cheney Gang, and the Neocons, too, that led us into the Iraqi War. That is his real legacy!

MON. 11/14: Robert Fisk to Speak at UCLA on The War for the Middle East (tags)

Robert Fisk Middle East Correspondent for The Independent of London will speak on 'The War for the Middle East: History Unlearned' WHEN: Monday, November 14, at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom

The Mindless American: A Tragedy In The Making (tags)

shameful is the fact that there are people who seem not to care that such things are taking place in our country

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/21/05) (tags)

Beware Senate Bill 1873.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 10/21/05 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

The Mindless American: A Tragedy In The Making (tags)

As a result of nine-eleven’s jarring impact upon our nation, journalists have discovered a near paranoid rise in retaliation against individuals attempting to expose governmental malfeasance.

Most favored religion bill Must be stopped (tags)

MOST FAVORED RELIGION LAW MUST BE STOPPED! (tags)

Researcher Resepen@yahoo.com Sometimes referred to as the “Hate Bill”, Senate number S.1145, if passed will bring TYRANNY to America. President Bush (reacting to Mrs. Mier’s nomination) had the audacity to say, it matters not what the American people think, it matters what Congress does. Please cut and past this letter and send it to your Senators. A closer look at the Bill shows it would end political dissent, and makes jail a possibility for others with different religious beliefs.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/11/05) (tags)

"Al Qaeda" places jobs ads on Internet.

Iragi Elections: The calm before the storm (tags)

In Defence of Marxism

The "Iraqi Resistance" video - a must see (tags)

Reuters carried this article yesterday which discusses the Iraqi video which asks Bush, ""George W. Bush; you have asked us to 'bring it on'. And so have we, like you never expected. Do you have another challenge?" And don't miss "Tom Ridge: US 'should not rule out torture'" http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/read/1007709.htm Or: US Military Tactic: Collective Punishment http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/read/1007567.htm And: This is war http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/read/1007445.htm

Rumsfeld Gave Instructions for Torture at Abu Ghraib (tags)

Rumsfeld Gave Instructions for Torture at Abu Ghraib

Robert Fisk: Israeli subcontractors involved in directing interrogations at Abu Ghraib (tags)

"The head of an American company whose personnel are implicated in the Iraqi tortures, it now turns out, attended an "anti-terror" training camp in Israel "

ROBERT FISK: An illegal and immoral war, betrayed by images that reveal our racism (tags)

First, our enemies created the suicide bomber. Now, we have our own digital suicide bomber, the camera. Just look at the way US army reservist Lynndie England holds the leash of the naked, bearded Iraqi. Take a close look at the leather strap, the pain on the prisoner's face. No sadistic movie could outdo the damage of this image. In September 2001, the planes smashed into the buildings; today, Lynndie smashes to pieces our entire morality with just one tug on the leash.

Free Saddam Hussein (tags)

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The World a Safer Place? Yeah Right! (tags)

Why I turned my back on AntiWar.com (tags)

"Raving pan-Arabists and Indymedia hacks from four separate continents used my work to support their positions. US interview requests were scarce, but I was sought after by Muslim radio station hosts in South Africa for my wisdom."

Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network January 5th 2004 Updates! (tags)

1. Iraqi Resistance Report Jan. 1-4, 2004 2. Newsletter From the International League of People's Struggle, formed by Comrade Jose Maria Sison, former head of the New People's Army of the Philippines (PDF) 3.***A Call to Support the March 20th Demonstrations!!!*** 4. Join the Anti-Imperialist Camp Delegation to Iraq! 5. ANSWER stands against Colonialism in Palestine, Iraq, the world! 6.International Progress Organization: PROSECUTION OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMES IN IRAQ – LACK OF CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS FOR WAR CRIMES TRIALS 7. The True Figures of Imperialist Casualities in Iraq! 8. Examples of online zionist hatred and racism against Palestinians

Task Force 121 (tags)

An article about Task Force 121, and US operations during the occupation of Iraq.

CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY (tags)

PUBLIC TRIAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN MAY REVEAL THE FOLLY OF USA VISION OF AND DRIVE TO WORLD EMPIRE

The Capture of Saddam Hussein-Editorial statement (tags)

Irag

David Barsamian: Fighting the US propaganda machine (tags)

“I hate to disappoint your readers”, an earnest David Barsamian told Green Left Weekly on November 6, “but most Americans are not genetically ignorant. For people to believe that Iraq is about to attack them, that they are surrounded by enemies, it takes systematic use of propaganda.”

JINSA/PNAC Zionist Extremist Perle Warns Germany To Stop Backing France (tags)

JINSA/PNAC Zionist Extremist Perle Warns Germany To Stop Backing France

U.S. Military Upholds TV Cover Ban on Iraq Coffins (tags)

U.S. Military Upholds TV Cover Ban on Iraq Coffins

Cheney's JINSA/PNAC Neocon Hawks 'Hijacking Policy' (tags)

Cheney's JINSA/PNAC Neocon Hawks 'Hijacking Policy'

Robert Fisk on Iraq: This is a Resistance Movement, Whether We Like It or Not? (tags)

Robert Fisk on Iraq: This is a Resistance Movement, Whether We Like It or Not?

Eyewitness in Iraq: "They're Getting Better" (tags)

"The worst problem facing US forces in Iraq may not be armed resistance but a crisis of morale. Robert Fisk reports on a near-epidemic of indiscipline, suicides and loose talk." Iraq plumet into anarchy as US helicopter gets shot down and the hotel housing US Deputy Secretary of Defense gets hit with rocket attack ...

'Israelization' of U.S. Middle East policy proceeds apace (tags)

'Israelization' of U.S. Middle East policy proceeds apace

Robert Fisk speech exposes lies behind Iraq War (tags)

Robert Fisk speech exposes lies behind Iraq War

Bush JINSA/PNAC Neocons Follow "A Clean Break" for War with Syria (tags)

Award Winning Journalist Robert Fisk in California Tonight and Tomorrow (tags)

Award Winning Journalist Robert Fisk in California Tonight and Tomorrow

Robert Fisk: Lies, mischief and the myth of Western intelligence services- Syria: (tags)

Robert Fisk: Lies, mischief and the myth of Western intelligence services- Syria:

Robert Fisk: Iraq's occupiers suspected of losing touch with reality (tags)

Robert Fisk: Iraq's occupiers suspected of losing touch with reality

El imperio capitalista y el estado nación: ¿Un nuevo imperialismo norteamericano? (tags)

Antes de la última guerra en Irak, cualquiera que acusara a los Estados Unidos de imperialismo era probable que se encontrara con la objeción de que los EE.UU. no ocupa ningún territorio colonial en ningún lugar del mundo. Ahora que es muy visible en Irak, todo parece haber cambiado de la noche a la mañana.

La autonomía indígena y el surgimiento de las Juntas de Buen Gobierno (tags)

Los días 8, 9 y 10 de agosto, el EZLN concretó la creación de cinco "Juntas de Buen gobierno" que agrupan alrededor de 30 municipios autónomos en el Estado de Chiapas. Con esta acción las comunidades zapatistas, que desde hace años sufren el acoso del ejército y los paramilitares...

I. Wallerstein: La Debilidad Norteamericana y la lucha por la Hegemonía (tags)

Articulo destacado en Panorama Internacional.

40 lies of Bush the Bastard (tags)

Look at what I found @ Portland IMC.

Collateral Language (Chomsky Interview, July/August '03 Z mag) (tags)

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zionist myths (tags)

what israel hope yu dont learn

Israel's Hamas (tags)

The mantra that Arafat crack down on terror has always been a fraud. Who is to do this cracking down? Obviously, Palestinian police, security forces and courts. But they are the chief target of Sharon's murderous onslaught. Sharon's strategy today is the same as it was in Beirut in 1982. He wants to destroy and discredit the Palestinian Authority so as to ensure the Palestinians are left without a credible leadership.

Pepperface Multimedia Information Hub - Update For The Week Ending 06.15.03 (tags)

Pepperface was created to provide a multimedia source for real information regarding the US invasion of Iraq. We will continue to update this forum with information on the US continued occupation of Iraq, analysis of the media role in the Bush Regeime's occupation of America, and anything else which may be of interest.

Lies the Government Told Us Part 2 (tags)

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Lights! Camera! Rescue! (tags)

We do want to feel good, to believe that we are good. We want to be seen as virtuous liberators, not conquerors. Yet these two signature stories from the invasion of Iraq are, in fact, too good to be true.

Lights, Camera, Rescue! (tags)

Reposted because the last time it was posted it got spammed to death.

Lights, camera, rescue (tags)

Everybody is lookfing for a figleaf a way to "feel good" about killing a few thousand people and taking their resources. "Saving Private Lynch" was made to order for "good War PR". Another Bush Junta LIE.

pepperface media hub update for week ending 05.30.03 (tags)

pepperface media hub update for week ending 05.30.03

JEWISH/ISRAELI MASSACRES AND TERRORISM (tags)

This article documents some of the many Jewish massacres of Arabs. In particular, it documents the many Jewish massacres of Palestinians in 1948. These massacres were usually committed to strike fear in the hearts of Palestinian civilians and force them to flee for their lives (with the intention of never letting them return to their homes, that is, these massacres were committed to ethnically cleanse Palestine of its Arab population).

GOOD MORNING, MOSHE -- Thoughts on Israel, Palestine (tags)

There is no law that states Israel is set apart, that says it cannot be judged on its conduct, that it can kill at will, disregard international law, and moral, ethical and judicial conduct. So why is this tyrannical behaviour allowed to continue?

So he thinks it’s all over... (tags)

George Bush has announced the end of the war. But try telling that to the Shias and the Badr Brigade, says Robert Fisk

JEWISH/ISRAELI MASSACRES AND TERRORISM (tags)

A listing of Jewish/Israeli massacres of Palestinians and other acts of Jewish/Israeli terrorism.

EU Draws a Line in the Sand (tags)

Now that the European Union has drawn a line in the sand by bringing the exiled word "Central" back to center stage in a vote on Thursday April 17th. 2003 that demands that the U.N. play the "Central" role in rebuilding Iraq

Fisk: For people on streets, not liberation but a new colonial oppression (tags)

Fisk: For People on the Iraq Streets, Not Liberation but a New Colonial Oppression

JINSA/PNAC CABAL PUSHING US TO MORE WAR (tags)

JINSA/PNAC Cabal in Bush Regime Will Push US to Attack Syria as Well...

NYC Cuts Workers, While Israel Grows Richer (tags)

Article about How Vast Financial Aid to Israel has Contributed to US Terror Risk

How and why the US encouraged looting in Iraq (tags)

The US military stood by and permitted the ransacking of the museum, an incalculable blow to Iraqi and world culture, just as they allowed and even encouraged the looting of hospitals, universities, libraries and government social service buildings. The occupation forces protected only the Ministry of Oil, with its detailed inventory of Iraqi oil reserves, as well as the Ministry of Interior, the headquarters of the ousted regime’s secret police.

LAST TWO WEEKS OF WAR (tags)

CNN Subtly Alters POW Coverage; Seven Stray Missiles Two Unhappy Allies; Murder At 160 K; "Simon-Says" Reporting; "Their Liberation Is Now In The Hands Of God"; POW Coverage Shows Bias In Favor Of Beauty; U.S. Directly And Indirectly Targets Civilians; The Shu'ale Market Bombing: Case Closed; Checkpoint Shooting Galleries; A Besieged Basra; Kurdish Victims Of Liberation; Dissent In The Ranks; Cluster Bombs In Iraq; Pentagon's Version Of "Stop The Press"; Welcome To The Liberation

Vandals of the 21st Century (tags)

Irag War

Killing journalists according to plan? (tags)

Yet worse to come?

Gee, THESE people were wrong? (tags)

From the Telegraph, notable predictions about the war.

"Liberation" (tags)

Yahoo! News reports this morning that Iraqis are dancing in the streets of Baghdad at their "liberation" by U.S. troops.

Reports of airport assault premature (tags)

8.00am SADDAM HUSSEIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

April 4: Latest News from Iraq (tags)

By: PeaceNoWar.net URL: http://www.PeaceNoWar.net ***Latest Estimated Iraqi Civilian Causalities: 547-733 people (According from IraqBodyCount.net) Also, check: http://www.peacenowar.net/Iraq/News/April%204%2003--Casualities.htm

THE BRITISH LIE MACHINE STRIKES AGAIN, OR PHONY BLAIR'S LATEST FIB (tags)

British Terror Minister Phony Blair offers his Lie of the Day--this time insinuating (i.e. sneakily lying) that the missiles that hit a Baghdad market were actually Iraqi missiles (of course). First Phony Blair accuses Iraq of executing British POWs only to apologize to the family when it turns out to be a lie, and now this.

Iraqi Death Toll Rising Fast! (tags)

Thousands killed - including many children.

Robert Fisk report (tags)

The tragic report of journalist Robert Fisk from "The Independent", yesterday in Baghdad

"It was an outrage, an obscenity" (tags)

The truth is that nowhere is safe in Baghdad, and as the Americans and British close their siege in the next few days or hours, that simple message will become ever more real and ever more bloody. We may put on the hairshirt of morality in explaining why these people should die.

Missile after Missile (tags)

Robert Fisk in Baghdad

New anti-war/anti-Bush music (tags)

Three new/revised songs protesting the Iraq war and Emperor Bush. For truly patriotic ears only.

Backin' the U.S., eh (tags)

"I have no problem with people protesting US government initiatives, resisting US junk culture, and doubting US claims to be nothing but a force for good and right everywhere;I have a big problem with people pretending to be untainted by US pluralism..

Americans ill-served by own media (tags)

Here are a few under-reported yet telling statistics from a Princeton Survey Research Associates poll conducted two months ago:

In the ass of Trojan horse (by Latuff) (tags)

Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed Israeli terror.

A Conspiracy about a Conspiracy (tags)

S. Boyle claims that whatreallyhappens.com is not what it appears to be

On hooding (tags)

A few citations concerning the practice of hooding supposed terrorists, taken (with one exception) from John Conroy's excellent book _Unspeakable Acts, Ordinary People: The Dynamics of Torture_ (Berkeley: U of CA P, 2000). Rather than add further commentary, I have instead affixed a photograph of unknown origin -- and leave all commentary to the reader.

A strange kind of freedom (tags)

We all know about the perils of Islamic fanaticism. But, says Robert Fisk, the biggest threat to liberty in the US may come from other kinds of fundamentalism: Jewish and Christian

Challenging Zionist Propaganda (tags)

The U.S. press is incredibly biased towards the state of Israel, in no small part because of it's lobbying efforts in Congress in which millions of dollars are spent to make sure that members of Congress don't vote for policies that damage Isreael. Below is some information countering the myths of Israel, and one article by Robert Fisk describing the fundamentalism of American Jews AND Christians.

Flashpoints Radio July 11: Inglewood videographer arrested; Jenin hit again; mo (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio July 11, 2002: -Inglewood cop videographer arrested/ live screaming audio, Robert Knight report (4 min) -Vieques protests continue under charges Vieques crew helped Venezualan coup attempt (16 min) -ISM Cleva Butterly from Jenin where crazed Israelis open fire on marketplace once again, hitting a ten year old and two journalists (18 min) -Network Against Disinformation (NAD) action tomorrow Friday, noon, at the SF Chronicle building at 901 Mission Street cross street Fifth... PLEASE SHOW UP! -end of show (12 min

photo: Robert Fisk at USC (tags)

Robert Fisk answers questions from the audience after a recent talk at USC

Robert Fisk Talk in Los Angeles (4/13) (tags)

Recording of Robert Fisk speaking out against the Israeli occupation of Palestine at Beyond Baroque in Los Angeles.

Robert Fisk Tells Story of Beating (tags)

If I was an Afghan refugee in Kila Abdullah, I would have done just what they did. I would have attacked Robert Fisk. Or any other Westerner I could find.

ZNet Free Update and Essays... (tags)

Of course we have a host of new links and articles online, including transcriptions of Chomsky's talk in Madras, India (with Pakistan talks coming soon), three -- perhaps by the time you read them four or more -- eloquent pieces from Robert Fisk from behind the lines inside Afghanistan, William Blum on rebuilding Afghanistan, essays from Pilger, FAIR, and so on, with additions every few hours -- plus new non-war material on the economy, on repressive realignments, on Iraq, on anarchist economics, and so on.

Robert Fisk: SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENTS (tags)

Slaughter of the innocent bolsters view that this is war against Islam.

Robert Fisk: War Disturbs Most Dangerous Political Tectonic Plate in the World (tags)

The great unasked question: "The most powerful military force on earth has now begun its bombardment of the world's poorest, most ravaged Muslim nation. And no matter how many loaves of bread are dropped with our bombs, will there be a Muslim who will approve?"

Robert Fisk: How Can the US Bomb This Tragic People?... (tags)

We are witnessing this weekend one of the most epic events since the Second World War, certainly since Vietnam.

Robert Fisk: Invasion could be more costly than Vietnam (tags)

So, are the Americans planning a mere attack by cruise missiles? They fired 70 missiles at Osama bin Laden's camps after the bombing of the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam ­ they knew where they were, of course, because the camps were built by the CIA during the Afghan-Russian war ­ but they did not touch Mr bin Laden

On the Bombings Noam Chomsky (tags)

As to how to react, we have a choice. We can express justified horror; we can seek to understand what may have led to the crimes, which means making an effort to enter the minds of the likely perpetrators.

On the Bombings (tags)

On the Bombings Noam Chomsky

mainstream medias and middle east (tags)

article by Robert Fisk

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