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Iran's Longstanding US-Inflicted Nightmare (tags)

Iran

UN Gaza War Inquiry: Legitimate or Whitewash? (tags)

Gaza

Iranian Nuclear Roulette Continues (tags)

Iran

Maintaining Iran Sanctions (tags)

Iran

SYRIA ATTACK EXCUSE TO FINAGLE WAR WITH IRAN (tags)

Remember all the months of U.S. frustration with Iran not laying down and rolling over—that is after all the one-sided demands by the United States that feels it never has to treat any country like an equal—save its constant kissing of AIPAC, NEOCON, and Israel’s asses nonstop? Well all the horseshit about precise, punitive strikes is a stratagem to settle the Middle East situation once and for all. “To swallow and follow, weather old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.” William E. Gladstone

John Kerry Is A Ghoul In The Night of Living Dead (tags)

John Kerry now walks onto the graves of many, many to-soon-be-dead humans beings. He adamantly plays his well-crafted, seemingly rational justifications for more war; but his whole stage-craft of lies about knowing who is behind the chemical attacks, is a fraud of deceit as Biblical proportions. He is already a living corpse, a puppet for another Zionist-minted atrocity, similar to our Manchurian Candidate Barack Obama, both who lead this repeat of professional propaganda campaign, expecting the American public to swallow another pack of lies for another military and political fiasco (as if the U.S. can never learn from previous mistakes). Both have sold their souls to the devil of political push and shove.

Worrisome Middle East Developments (tags)

anti-war

Why Hillary Rod-Iron Clinton Should Be Retired (tags)

Hillary Clinton seems much a mess. Possessed actually, as her appearance, attitude and demeanor, at times, suggests she is in some movie and her character is veering to evil antagonist or machination machine—militantly bureaucratic and all gang mobsters of huge government might imply. Enough with feminist, protectionism claims she is being judged because she is a woman to different standards. Yes there was a terrible and concerted propaganda war to incite hatred against Bill in any way possible as well as everything Democrats ever stood for (or purported). Yet now she is equally manipulated by forces beyond her ken as psychologically blind invalid—because she has need to lash out at something—something society and powerful special interests will allow her unconscious anger to focus. One doesn’t have to understand the likes of Thomas Scheff’s Emotions and Violence: Shame and Rage in Destructive Conflicts to realize where she is coming from and likely to go. Deliberate and accidental humiliation does indeed motivate people to engage violence, which seems the very modus operandi of both Israel and the United States in relation to several Muslim groups.

UN Monitors Spy for Washington (tags)

Syria

Anti-Iranian Propaganda (tags)

anti-war

Iran: WMDs Redux (tags)

Iran

Hanna: An "Alternative" Movie Review (as more interesting and informative than your typica (tags)

This review is not meant to give you all the typical facts and highlights of the movie. Standard movie reviewers have already presented their perspectives, the basic story line. Whereas this essay is meant to take more seriously what is really a rather stupid plot, but still within a beautiful movie and action packed piece of entertainment, and to speculate how it may fit ?within? the too often vacuous audience culture that might watch it, as well as the movie industry that created it and critiqued it. And, granted, it is often presumptuous to interpret a work of art as something that can be criticized as more subjectively serious?but the idea of juxtaposing a fairy tale with CIA operatives is just too tempting to ?not? deconstruct.

From Goldstone to Uribe (tags)

The fix is in.

Sexual Offense in California (tags)

Yet, somehow the attitude for some citizens thus goes, after more legislation has been proposed, and in process of being enacted (Assembly Bill 1844 Chelsea’s Law), in California following the recent rape and killings by one John Gardener, a sexual offender released from prison and not very closely and competently monitored by the system, is that everyone, that is everyone thought to be a “good” citizen of the state of California, ought be able to live in a Utopian world in which “no one” feels offended—especially sexually offended—and this idealism should reside no matter how arbitrary and contradictory the propensity to feel offended may seem.

Sexual Offender As Label Versus the Zealotry of the Self-Righteous (tags)

Sexuality and eroticism has always been “offensive” to somebody. Especially is this so in this land of the blue-nose, which descended here from a long Christian paranoia of anything erotic and unclean. But where is this psychology of “erotophobia” mentioned in California’s latest crusade against anything that falls under the rubric of “sexual offender?”

Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter caught in online sex sting (again!) (tags)

Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter caught in online sex sting (I hope this is not true, but he is done if it is!)

The Dangerous Logic of Blocking Protests in the Name of Electing Democrats (tags)

At a time when the tens of millions of people who have the potential strength to stop this war are being pacified and corralled into a dead-end, what meaning does it have to call oneself “anti-war” if you are not protesting outside the convention? Anyone serious about stopping this whole direction of unjust war, torture and fascist repression should be in the streets.

Commentary: Guns of August spiked? (tags)

Commentary: Guns of August spiked?

Why All of Our Efforts Won’t Stop an Attack on Iran (tags)

Why All of Our Efforts Won’t Stop an Attack on Iran

How the spooks took over the news (tags)

In his controversial new book, Nick Davies argues that shadowy intelligence agencies are pumping out black propaganda to manipulate public opinion – and that the media simply swallow it wholesale

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

A powerful critique of the dominant media

Ron Paul sign at Rose Parade seen by a billion people (why didn't the WRC do similar with (tags)

Progressive radio host Thom Hartmann cuts off calls about the pro-Israel lobby (Mearsheime (tags)

Progressive radio host Thom Hartmann cuts off calls about the pro-Israel lobby (Mearsheimer & Walt book)

Trump the US Constitution (tags)

Listen to Scott Ritter who has been well vindicated about everything he said before the Iraq War. He believes The US will go to war with Iran this Summer, and he explains why and how he knows. He also explains how it is on behalf of Israel not America. Both parties are for this war and Bush will ignore the will of the people as will the congress.

(Jewish) Groups Fear Public Backlash Over Iran (tags)

Jewish Groups Fearing Backlash When Iran is Attacked Next for Israel

George Bush Psychotic Legacy Fears Drive Him to Nuke Iran (tags)

A psychotic clown in the White House.

Dixie Chicks Iran Iraq War Grammy Win Over Burning George Bush (tags)

When the student is ready the teacher will appear.

A Very American Coup (tags)

The office of President was not on the ballot in November. Yet it was around that time that a sitting president began to feel the power oozing out of the White House.

Annan, Mandela, Saud and Garland Prophesied Iraq Perfectly Beforehand (tags)

These people predicted Iraq perfectly in 2002 and they were all ignored.

BTL:Former UN Weapons Inspector Declares President Bush Now Plans... (tags)

...War Against Iran. Interview with former UN Chief Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Scott Ritter, back from Iran, in Venice 11/3 (tags)

Scott Ritter was right about the Bush administration's false claims concerning weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Therefore, everyone who cares about such issues should listen very carefully to what he has to say. Ritter has just returned from Iran.

Bush-Cheney Hit with “Mock” Guilty Verdicts for War Crimes (tags)

It was appropriate that the “Guilty” verdicts against the Bush-Cheney Gang for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity were announced at “Camp Democracy,” on the National Mall. On Sept. 13, 2006, Ann Wright, an ex-U.S. diplomat, read the “mock” verdicts. She was also one of the five jurists who heard the evidence compiled by the Bush Crimes Commission.

Scott Ritter mentioned that war with Iran already underway (tags)

Scott Ritter mentioned that war with Iran already underway

A MOM'S FYI: "How to Impeach George W. Bush"...by Tom Delay, et al. (tags)

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WHAT THE PRICE OF GOLD MAY BE TELLING US (tags)

A political commentary on why gold prices are rising.

Gore VIdal and Scott Ritter (tags)

Former weapons inspector Scott Ritter will join legendary writer-radical reformer Gore Vidal in LA on March 4.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/27/06 ¡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. Netherlands, China, Cuba, and Russia.

Scott Ritter in Venice (tags)

Scott Ritter, former UN Weapons Inspector and author of Iraq Confidential (Nation Books), and Lila Garrett, host of KPFK's "Connect the Dots," had an incisive discussion on how to extract ourselves from the Iraq quagmire.

Liars (tags)

The Lies and theTruth About the U.S. War on Iraq

BTL:Some Congressional Democrats Now Push for White House Accountability on... (tags)

...False Pre-Iraq War Claims ~ Interview with U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y. conducted by Between the Lines' Richard Hill

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

"Al Qaeda" places jobs ads on Internet.

.THE LONDON EXPLOSIONS, THE ROGUE NETWORK, BUSH, AND IRAN (tags)

Washington DC, July 11 – Last week’s London explosions carry the characteristic features of a state-sponsored, false flag, synthetic terror provocation by networks within the British intelligence services MI-5, MI-6, the Home Office, and the Metropolitan Police Special Branch who are favorable to a wider Anglo-American aggressive war in the Middle East, featuring especially an early pre-emptive attack on Iran, with a separate option on North Korea also included.-

Fear and Loathing in Portland: On Internet Security and Privacy Today (tags)

"Something is happening here, But you don't know what it is, Do you, Mr. Jones?" -- Bob Dylan With FBI swooping down to subpeona server logs at anarchist websites, I knew that Stein knew this was no time for games. But as always he was tangled up with censors who seem, worldwide, to instinctively try to blot him out before he riled the masses. I journeyed from Boulder to his little hacienda in the sun and interviewed him for Colo Indymedia...and soon was so stoned I had to agree with every word he said as he spelled out some of the problems facing the left as the goons in Washington ran roughshod over our civil liberties... gOnZo jOuRnAlIzM from the oLd sKoOl

Through a Glass Darkly: Scott Ritter's Raw Story Interview (tags)

Eric David Stein critiques Scott Ritters latest comments on the neocons and the possibility of a terrorist attack in the US, suggesting that Ritter's views carry serious political liabilities.

BTL:U.S. Airstrikes Against Iran Could Trigger Backlash in Iraq (tags)

Interview with Wayne Madsen, investigative journalist and former security specialist with the National Security Agency, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Broadcast Your News (tags)

We will broadcast your documentary. Alternate Focus announces a call for Middle East-related documentaries.

INN on Air in LA (tags)

INN is HERE!

2004: Year of the Documentary (& Hopefully, Political Reform) (tags)

(mini reviews of "The Corporation" "Control Room" "Orwell Rolls in His Grave" and "Uncovered")

Why does Kerry sound like Bush? (tags)

According to the logic of the Democratic Party establishment and their mouthpieces, the only candidate that can beat Bush is the one that’s just as tough as Bush. As for people who actually want to see an end to Bush’s rotten reign--people who opposed the war on Iraq and Bush’s giveaways to Corporate America--they should keep quiet, while Kerry moves to the right to look for more votes.

Don’t rely on the politicians (tags)

To end US military aggression, we need to rely on the power of mass, grass-roots organisation, not saviours from corporate parties.

Kerry’s Support of Iraq Invasion & Bush Doctrine Still Unexplained (tags)

Back in October 2002, when Senator Kerry voted to grant President Bush a blank check to make war, he tried to scare the American public into thinking that such an invasion was essential to the defense of the United States. Despite a lack of credible evidence, Kerry categorically declared that “Iraq has chemical and biological weapons” and even claimed that most elements of Iraq’s chemical and biological weapons programs were “larger and more advanced than they were before the Gulf War.” Furthermore, Kerry asserted that Iraq was “attempting to develop nuclear weapons,” backing up this accusation by claiming that “all U.S. intelligence experts agree” with such an assessment. He also alleged that “Iraq is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) capable of delivering chemical and biological warfare agents, which could threaten Iraq’s neighbors as well as American forces in the Persian Gulf.” Every single one of these claims, no less than similar claims by President Bush, was false.

Want to Change the World TODAY? Here's Your Chance... (tags)

While the mass media is desperately trying to make any distinctions between corporate puppets Kerry and Edwards, and with IMC disturbingly silent on the electoral process all together, the fundamental choice that looms TODAY for all Californians concerned with a better future is, will we support the movement for meaningful change that Dennis Kucinich is offering us? Vote for a CHANGE not more of the SAME! www.kucinich.us

BTL:Bush Avoids Accountability in Iraq-WMD Blame Game (tags)

Interview with Scott Ritter, former chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Bush Avoids Accountability in Iraq-WMD Blame Game (tags)

Interview with Scott Ritter, former chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The Liars War or the Case of the Vanishing WMD's (tags)

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Paranoid Shift (tags)

These are the facts, read em and weep...

New Report Finds No WMD In Iraq (tags)

An article about the Carnegie WMD Report, Operation Rockingham, and the OSP.

Scott Ritter Speech Cancelled at Studio City School (tags)

Scott Ritter speaking in LA Saturday, Dec. 13th (tags)

Perhaps LA Sound Pose or someone else might get the Scott Ritter presentation on tape for those of us not local - but for local folks, here's the info

KARL ROVE: THE KING OF DIRT (tags)

After many years as a privacy advocate and author of privacy books, I now reluctantly believe that there's one citizen of the United States who is not entitled to any privacy or solitude, but should be subjected to a relentless campaign of intimidation, harassment, and knavery. In other words, patriotic Americans who believe in fair play should -- within the bounds of the law -- make this person's life a living hell.

Is America Fascist? (tags)

It is no coincidence that the neo-cons are worried about comparisons between their policies and those of Hitler

Spin Cycle - No WMD's (tags)

Regardless of the spin there is only one conclusion that can be reached from an honest appraisal of the facts: Saddam had NO WMD's at the time of Bush's War, and Bush KNEW IT. He LIED.

On how to make enemies  (tags)

What attracted my attention to this article was the idea of the existence of a US bureau whose sole purpose is to propagate ideas which effectively create new enemies of the US.

BTL:Former UN Weapons Inspector Charges Bush Launched Iraq War to... (tags)

...Pursue Agenda of 'Global Hegemony'. Interview with Scott Ritter, former U.S. Marine and U.N. weapons inspector, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Bush Deserves To Be Impeached (tags)

Thanks to Bush's blundering, nearly 50% of U.S. Army combat units are now stuck in a spreading guerrilla war in Iraq , costing $4 billion US monthly, that is becoming the biggest, most expensive, and bloodiest foreign mess since Vietnam. This when the U.S. is threatening military action against North Korea.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 7/18/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Russia, Germany, and Cuba.

Ex-U.N. inspector says Bush Lied. (tags)

UNITED NATIONS-- Time has shown that the United Nations did a good job disarming Iraq while President Bush went to war based on "a lie," former U.N. arms inspector Scott Ritter said on Monday.

Scott Ritter Press Conference, Jul 10th - Bush Lies Context (tags)

On July 10th, Scott Ritter held a press tele-conference at Traprock Peace Center, Deerfield, Massachusetts. Ritter addresses recent media coverage of Bush Administration lies and provides further context and perspective on where we're heading. Attached is an mp3 audio file of the event; 1:04:38 runtime.

THE NUREMBERG DEMAND (tags)

The Nuremberg Principles are the basis for our demand that individuals seeking to prevent crimes against the peace and humanity not be criminalized. Please sign and circulate.

Iraq War: Lies the Government Told Us (tags)

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COINTELPRO is alive and well online... (tags)

Warning from a Rebel

OFFENSE AND DEFENSE (tags)

The battle between Donald Rumsfeld and the Pentagon.

WE WILL LOSE THE WAR IN IRAQ (tags)

The US Media has been lying to us. Read some world views and understand that we have another Vietnam on our hands.

Into the Darkness - "Above all, do not succumb to despair" (tags)

This article is by William Rivers Pitt of the New York Times Syndicate. This, I think, reflects the fear all of us have over the ramifications of this war. But also, in the last paragraphs, reflects the need in our hearts and consciences to resist and not "succumb to despair." We owe America that much. Read on...

SCOTT RITTER @ CHAPMAN COLLEGE ON TUES. (tags)

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Take the War-on-Iraq IQ Test (tags)

Do you know enough to justify going to war with Iraq?

The Project for the New American Century. (tags)

he People versus the Powerful is the oldest story in human history. At no point in history have the Powerful wielded so much control. At no point in history has the active and informed involvement of the People, all of them, been more absolutely required.

MADE UP IN THE U.S.A (tags)

Made up in the U.S.A

State of the Union - Early Release of Rejected Draft (tags)

Draft rejected. Too transparent.

The Bush Oligarchy Rules by Smear: (tags)

The Bush Administration and it's web of smear mongers has smeared anti-war activist Scott Ritter. Evil dictators rely upon the assumption that their minions will refrain from sinking to the same depth of moral depravity when striking back. They're wrong! Here we go, and all we can say is that Bush asked for it:

The Zionist Hate Machine (tags)

A quick survey of Zionist hate mongering...

TARGET: SCOTT RITTER: The War Party gets ugly (tags)

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IMPORTANT NEWSFLASH FROM WHITEHOUSE (tags)

NEWSFLASH Mr. Bush's new criminal edict now states Americans can rise up for America to kill him as a terrorist and be thought Just and God Worthy. I Agree with bush finally.

Scott Ritter on US / Iraq: Dec. 3, 2002 (MP3 and streaming audio) (tags)

Scott Ritter speech: Broadband and lowband mp3 files for download and streaming; 2 hours.

Johnny is Mainstream! Johnny is Mainstream! Johnny is Mainstream! (tags)

..bush, the unelected American cop killer, has still to be questioned by american corporate dictates, why, General Ahmad, is not a wanted man by American Patriot flag waving standards being coporatized as not worthy thinking as.

Event In Westwood: Beyond War On Iraq / Scott Ritter and others / TODAY!! (tags)

Important gathering today. Here's the details

Beyond the Battlefield: The Real Cost of War (tags)

Former Iraq U.N. Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Will Update Los Angeles Audience on Dec. 7, 2002 -One Day Prior to Release of Weapons Report

Holy Jesus Man! Johnny Wizard is staying for snacks! Holy Jesus Man! (tags)

Holy Jesus Man! Have you heard the Revelations from India's government to the FBI now made public?, regarding the principle terrorist funder of Mohammad Atta being, the ISI's, General Ahmad? The bush administration's personal confidant, and top secret military strategist? See, it was Jim at MSNBC that informed US of bush's terrorist plan existing as once top secret presidential documents, and, that this same general, was also responsible for, according to several members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, ...

Scott Ritter to Speak in L.A. Prior to Release of U.N. Iraq Weapons Inspection Report (tags)

Just one day before the release of the U.N. Weapons Inspection Report from Iraq, Scott Ritter, former Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector, will address an L.A. audience at a conference titled "Beyond the Battlefield: The Real Costs of War" on December 7, 2002 at 10:30 am.

OPRAH WINFREY PIMPS FOR WAR (tags)

The Queen of Daytime talk-shows pimps for war.

Scott Ritter on IRAQ, Caltech, Nov 13, 2002 (MP3 / Stream) (tags)

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scott ritter at caltech 11/13 (tags)

SCOTT RITTER, former UN weapons inspector in Iraq, to speak at Caltech on "Understanding the Roots of Terrorism: Iraq as a Case Study"

Not In Our Name & Former UN Inspector Scott Ritter (tags)

Field Recording from the Not In Our Name-Los Angeled protest as well as a speech by former UN Inspector Scott Ritter.

Weapons Inspection: another pretext for regime change? (tags)

(this article about the previous round of inspections show that the US manipulated inspections to suite its own ends and however much Hussein cooperated, they kept moving the goal posts making the whole process futile. With Hans Blix, the current chief inspector, supporting the US resolution, I wouldn't discount a replay of this travesty. It's clear, contrary to what many liberals are arguing, that inspections can just as easily be used as a pretext for war rather than as an alternative to it.) Is there a way to ensure that they are not used that way?

A Million New Terrorists (tags)

"With its retreat from international obligations and agreements, the struggle against international terrorism and its posture in the Middle East conflict, the US government is now entangled in politics with double standards." Translated from the German

Confronting the Warmongers (tags)

Challenging the justifications for war.

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Oppose Iraq Invasion (tags)

Resolution passed by United Electrical radio and Machine Workers of America Opposing U.S. attack and invasion of Iraq.

How did Iraq get its weapons? We sold them (tags)

THE US and Britain sold Saddam Hussein the technology and materials Iraq needed to develop nuclear, chemical and biological wea pons of mass destruction.

Opposition grows to war with Iraq (tags)

Growing opposition to the Bush administration’s planned attack on Iraq, even from prominent right-wing Republicans, provides a “window of opportunity” to prevent such a war, Kathy Kelly, coordinator of Voices in the Wilderness, a humanitarian group working to end economic sanctions against Iraq, told the World.

israels willing executioners (tags)

this is from 1998, and may not be new to some people, but it is new to me

GREEN PARTY CALLS SENATE HEARINGS ON IRAQ A (tags)

Greens demand that critics of Bush's intended invasion be included in hearings, especially UN weapons inspectors

Important Information on What *YOU* Can Do to Stop the War on Iraq! (tags)

"As a guy who was part of the first Gulf War," said Ritter, who indeed served under Schwarzkopf in that conflict, "when you deploy that much military power forward - disrupting their training cycles, disrupting their operational cycles, disrupting everything, spending a lot of money - it is very difficult to pull them back without using them." "You got 20,000 Marines forward deployed in October," said Ritter, "you better expect war in October."

The Shortwave Report 7/20/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. (13.7MB) Free to rebroadcast. This week Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Cuba,

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