fix articles 31440, armies
NATO Expands, not Russia (tags)
For me the root of the present conflict lies in this decision of NATO that was dangerous and wrong...The simple technique is followed: demonizing the adversary, fomenting chaos and covering up one's own violence.
PHILIPPINES: The ghosts of martial law (tags)
On September 21, forty years ago, President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law. For almost 13-and-a-half years afterwards, the country suffered terribly from a brutal and corrupt dictatorship. Among the victims of the grave violations of human rights under martial law were the following: 3,257 “salvaged” (summarily executed), 35,000 tortured, and 70,000 incarcerated, as documented by historian Alfred McCoy.
Nato's Secret Armies (tags)
waging war against peace
Arroyo's Plan to Consolidate Power (tags)
We condemn the US-Arroyo regime's devious declaration to dismantle "private armies" in the country when in truth this only aims to strengthen loyal private armies which it can benefit from and to dismantle those of the opposition's, thus consolidating its hold on power and giving itself greater leverage in the coming national elections. The most notorious of private armies in Mindanao are those which delivered, through terrorism, the much needed votes in the last two national elections, which won Arroyo a six-year term. The biggest of which is that of the Ampatuan warlord.
Israeli wanted in Colombia on terror-related charges detained at Moscow airport (tags)
MOSCOW: A former Israeli army officer wanted in Colombia on terror-related charges has been detained at a Moscow airport, Russian media reported Tuesday.
Leaders Don't Kill People... (tags)
If I have my facts straight, George W. Bush has never killed a single person in his life. All the torture and death that people attribute to him has been carried out by people who were "only following orders."
INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT, WHERE ARE THE HUMAN SHIELDS FOR ISRAELIS? (tags)
The International Solidarity Movement positions direct action activists as "human shields", knowingly puting people into dangerous situations - taking advantage of young naive idealists.
Sugar-coating U.S. motives in Iraq (Toronto Star) (tags)
Invading armies are often coy when it comes to admitting their true motives. Certainly a desire to seize territory and resources are rarely among the motives modern invading armies tend to highlight. One can understand the preference for looking like a liberator rather than a pillaging bully.
War for the rest of your lives (tags)
Message to the Troops (tags)
Each must choose - Armies of Death and Armies of Life "The shadow does not hold sway yet, not over you, not over me."