Sometimes you can get interesting references in strange places. A recent article in the Herald (Zimbabwe) a government publication, deals with US imperialism and the way the US sees other ‘inferior’ countries and deals with their aspirations. In the process the authour quoted a very apt observation by Noam Chomsky in this way…. Noam Chomsky [...]
Archive for May, 2009
Always Expanding With the latest surge/push comes the inevitable increased presence in the Middle East.
In order to look at current Australian policy in the Middle East you need to start with what seems to be the pride the Labor Party, now in power, attaches to the Labor Party’s own role in establishing the state of Israel.
This is a test about a website. www.ikners.com.
There is a new video available by Pepe Escobar it is about
There is a large number of Escobar articles at Best of Pepe THE ROVING EYE The president makes a victory lap By Pepe Escobar United States President Barack Obama’s up-to-the-last-minute secret Iraq drop-in was as virtual as a Nevada-based Predator drone pilot’s visit to the tribal areas in Pakistan. Iraqis have every reason to say [...]
This is only the beginning. The ‘incidents’ occurred in 2006. Seems it takes three years to do the most basin digging to uncover what the real position probably is. Perhaps the bulk of the rime was spent in working out how to throw a parachute to the Army Officer who gave evidence that is now [...]
Hot topics Tuesday 21 April 2009 (updated Mon 5 May at 1:20pm AEST) RAPID ROUNDUP: New book by Ian Plimer doubts human-induced climate change – experts respond In his latest book, “Heaven and Earth. Global warming: the missing science”, Professor Ian Plimer from the University of Adelaide questions the science of human-induced climate change. Here [...]
In a world of savage and excessive punishment is there anything more abhorrent than the torture of children? ikners.com A Joomla site ikners.com A Joomla site
This is an article I extracted some time ago. The author is Jeremy Salt. He is associate professor in Middle Eastern History and Politics at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. He has written many articles on Middle East issues and was a journalist for The Age newspaper when he lived in Melbourne. This article appeared at [...]
A report has been prepared for the UN. It seems to be going nowhere before it even starts and will probably never reach the public in its real form. What has been made available is a type of summary. I have reproduced an article from the Guardian below. (ikners.com A Joomla site)
I sent the following letter to the Herald. It is extremely worrying that this country is about to assume all the characteristics of the US hegemons and become equally disliked (hated is probably a better word). Dear Sir, I read the article on Rudd’s armament policy. The Rudd government was not elected on any policy [...]