We follow and are always willing to die for others’ fake causes and take part in any war for the elites US to Announce ‘Permanent Military Presence’ in Australia New Deployment Has Something to Do With China, Officials Insist by Jason Ditz, November 10, 2011 | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum The Obama Administration [...]
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US to Announce ‘Permanent Military Presence’ in Australia New Deployment Has Something to Do With China, Officials Insist
Ahmed Kamel, 12-year old Iraqi, victim of US cluster bomb US Moves to Overturn Ban on Cluster Bombs Cluster bombs are widely deemed inherently indiscriminate weapons, but the US aims to torpedo international ban by John Glaser, November 10, 2011 | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum The U.S. is leading an effort to water down an international [...]
Israel’s self-fulfilling prophecy on Iran Another round of Middle East confrontation involving Israel may kick-start after the latest IAEA report.
Although the Israeli army has only been practicing for Iranian missile launches, it could make an Iranian attack a reality if Israel chooses to pre-emptively strike militarily against them [Reuters] MADRID, SPAIN – With the release of the IAEA‘s indicting report into Iran‘s nuclear activities, the starting gun for another round of Middle East [...]
Australia ‘to face tough spending choices’ Report suggests country is not fully immune to austerity measures, which could affect the arts and tourism. Last Modified: 10 Nov 2011 11:12 Australia’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition, Sculpture by the Sea, is expected to attract about 500,000 visitors. With a budget of around $2m, contributions by private sponsors have [...]
Monti emerges as Italy’s likeliest leader Former EU bureaucrat meets Italian president as country’s borrowing costs ease on hopes of imminent political deal.
Mario Monti is among the possible candidates to succeed Silvio Berlusconi when he steps down [REUTERS] A former European Union bureaucrat and respected economist has emerged as the frontrunner to become Italy’s next prime minister, as Italy’s cost of borrowing fell back on hopes that a new government to tackle the country’s debt crisis could soon be in place. Mario Monti, who [...]
Mexican Army and municipal police officers conduct a joint raid in Ciudad Juárez searching street vendors for drugs and weapons, March 2009. © 2009 Eros Hoagland/Redux Mexico: Widespread Rights Abuses in ‘War on Drugs’ Impunity for Torture, ‘Disappearances,’ Killings Undermines Security NOVEMBER 9, 2011 RELATED MATERIALS: Neither Rights Nor Security RELATED VIDEOS: Instead of reducing [...]
Shell must pay $1bn to deal with Niger Delta oil spills, Amnesty urges Rights group says oil giant’s 2008 spills have wrecked livelihoods of 69,000 people and will take 30 years to clean up
Shell’s oil spills in the Niger Delta (pictured) mean the region needs the world’s largest clean-up, says the United Nations Environment Programme. Photograph: AP Shell must pay $1bn to deal with Niger Delta oil spills, Amnesty urges Rights group says oil giant’s 2008 spills have wrecked livelihoods of 69,000 people and will take 30 years [...]
Time to revisit the case of George W. Bush? Since serving Bush Jr has enjoyed little critical examination towards his efforts of clearing his name.
In 2001 Bush Jr had to cancel a planned visit to Switzerland admist fears of being arrested [GALLO/GETTY] NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Since the inception of the “Occupy” movement, perplexed pundits and commentators have sought to understand what the Wall Street protesters are all about. For the mainstream media, so accustomed to easy bullet [...]
Why is it so hard to stop climate change? The science of global warming is clear and so are the solutions, yet the world is moving in reverse. Why?
An oil refinery in Canada. More fuel-efficient vehicles are needed to get us off the oil hook. Photograph: Dan Riedlhuber/Reuters Why is it so hard to stop climate change? The science of global warming is clear and so are the solutions, yet the world is moving in reverse. Why? reddit this Damian Carrington guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 9 [...]
Calvin Gibbs found guilty of recruiting other soldiers to help him murder three Afghans and make victims look like combatants
‘Kill team’ leader Calvin Gibbs, who kept body parts as trophies from the civilians he killed, in a sketch from his court martial. Photograph: Peter Millett/AP ‘Kill team’ US platoon commander is convicted of murdering Afghan civilians Calvin Gibbs found guilty of recruiting other soldiers to help him murder three Afghans and make victims look [...]
There are three possible solutions to the debt crisis: hope for improvement, stump up cash, or break up the eurozone
The euro crisis: slouching towards Bethlehem There are three possible solutions to the debt crisis: hope for improvement, stump up cash, or break up the eurozone reddit this Comments (54) Editorial guardian.co.uk, Thursday 10 November 2011 21.31 GMT Article history A last wake-up call. The moment of truth. A crucial crossroads. These descriptions of the [...]