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Winter 2017 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)
Immigrant Shooter = Entire Community Guilty Muslim Shooter = Entire Religion Guilty Black Shooter = Entire Race Guilty White Shooter = Mentally Troubled Lone Wolf
The Zionist Attack on the Free Gaza Flotilla (tags)
South African activists describe this flagrant assault as Israel’s Sharpeville, referring to the 1960 massacre in South Africa that marked a turning point in international support of anti-apartheid resistance. There certainly appears to be a great deal of active support for the BDS campaign. Let’s hope it culminates in the eventual realization of a one-state democracy inclusive of all residents, Arab and Jewish, living in peaceful coexistence under a secular, democratic government. Free Palestine now!
The Alliance-Philippines Calls to FREE Aung San Suu Kyi! FREE BURMA! (tags)
The AJLPP as a part of the US based Free Burma Coalition in Los Angeles urged all freedom loving people of the world to step up pressure on Burma to free Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners so they could participate in this year’s election. “Make Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th birthday her happiest ever by setting her free. She has been imprisoned for 15 years by the military junta who killed his father and now made her a prisoner for almost 15 years.” The AJLPP added.
Jeremy Scahill: 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama's White House (tags)
U.S. policy is not about one individual, and no matter how much faith people place in President-elect Barack Obama, the policies he enacts will be fruit of a tree with many roots. Among them: his personal politics and views, the disastrous realities his administration will inherit, and, of course, unpredictable future crises. But the best immediate indicator of what an Obama administration might look like can be found in the people he surrounds himself with and who he appoints to his Cabinet. And, frankly, when it comes to foreign policy, it is not looking good.
Martial law threat? Rep.Brad Sherman/DN! expose (tags)
California Congressman Brad Sherman says threats were made to instigate martial law if the Wall Street bailout was not passed. Democarcy NOW! Army Col.Micheal Boatner & THE PROGRESSIVE's editor Mathew Rothschild re: deployment of US troops inside the U.S.
Audit: U.S. weapons missing in Iraq (tags)
Nearly one of every 25 weapons the military bought for Iraqi security forces is missing
US intelligence guides hunters of Abu Sayyaf (tags)
Guided by intelligence given by the US Army, Filipino troops on Thursday continued their assault on suspected lairs of the Abu Sayyaf in Jolo for the third straight day. The military is hot on the trail of Khadaffy Janjalani, the Abu Sayyaf chieftain, and two Jemaah Islamiya leaders, Umar Patek and Dulmatin.
Why the government ruler don't like sniper rifles (tags)
Iraqi insurgents are teaching recruits sophisticated sniper techniques for targeting U.S. troops that include singling out engineers, medics and chaplains, according to training material obtained by U.S. military intelligence. The insurgent sniper training manual was posted on the Internet. Among its tips: "Killing doctors and chaplains is suggested as a means of psychological warfare."
Military's officer corps: too political? (tags)
"There is a lot of dissension right now about the Iraq war plan, or lack of plan, within the uniformed community, both at leadership and rank and file levels. It may well be that more retired folks are speaking out because they feel that the uniformed folks cannot."
Soldiers break free of the nightmare (tags)
Soldiers Miss Flights Back to Iraq Few of More Than 30 Absent Troops Offer Explanation By Steve Vogel Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 21, 2003; Page A20
USA Bad Boys: Blackmail and US Intervention in latin America (tags)
US addictions haunt and terrorize world: OIL, WEAPONS, DRUGS. US BAD BOYS and friends in Latin America held power for decades. Now they are run out of town by Hugo Chavez, people of Bolivia and New Ideas. Guns and Money aren’t enough anymore–Hope lives –Struggle Consumes…
Where The Bodies Went: Censorship In The First Gulf War (tags)
UPI Correspondent Leon Daniel, as did others who reported from Vietnam during the 1960s, knew about war and death. So he was puzzled by the lack of corpses at the tip of the Neutral Zone between Saudi Arabia and Iraq on Feb. 25, 1991. Clearly there had been plenty of killing. Where were all the bodies? The story unfolds...
Washington Post: Gen. Schwarzkopf Is Skeptical About U.S. Action in Iraq (tags)
Schwarzkopf : Rumsfeld and the people around him lack the background to make sound military judgments
"Candidly, I have gotten somewhat nervous at some of the pronouncements Rumsfeld has made," says Schwarzkopf. Rumsfeld worries him. "It's scary, okay?" he says. "Let's face it: There are guys at the Pentagon who have been involved in operational planning for their entire lives, okay? . . . And for this wisdom, acquired during many operations, wars, schools, for that just to be ignored, and in its place have somebody who doesn't have any of that training, is of concern."