Colin Powell’s Tangled Web By David Swanson http://warisacrime.org/content/colin-powells-tangled-web “I get mad when bloggers accuse me of lying — of knowing the information was false. I didn’t.” — Colin Powell. Can you imagine having an opportunity to address the United Nations Security Council about a matter of great global importance, with all the world’s [...]
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LAUREN BOOTH REPORTS FROM KUALA LUMPUR WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012 AT 8:29AM GILAD ATZMON http://www.deliberation.info/ Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal Day 1 When authority entrusted to further truth and justice betrays that trust, two options remain: one is to throw up your hands in despair and [...]
Retired CIA analyst Ray McGovern said the war with Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11. Rather, it was about misinformation and fossil fuels.
April 30, 2012 Retired analyst: Fiction fueled war By Joel PruettThe Norman Transcript NORMAN — Retired CIA analyst Ray McGovern said the war with Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11. Rather, it was about misinformation and fossil fuels. The analyst, who has appeared on CNN, NewsHour and other news [...]
War Crimes Must Be Stopped No Matter Who Does Them This article applies as much to Australian military and politicians as it does to the US George Ikners ikners.com By War Criminals Watch War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity March 22, 2012 “Information Clearing House” — The brutality with which the US government exercises its [...]
Freedom: An Endangered Species in America By Stephen Lendman - Posted on 09 January 2012 Freedom: An Endangered Species in America - by Stephen Lendman Last September, marking the 9/11 tenth anniversary, the ACLU published a report titled, A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years After 9/11.” Who then could have imagined America engaged [...]
Urging Obama to Stop Rush to Iran War A torrent of war propaganda against Iran is flooding the American political scene as U.S. neocons and Israeli hardliners see an opening for another war in the Middle East by Ray McGovern and Elizabeth Murray President Obama needs to put an abrupt halt to the game of Persian Roulette [...]
Obama Year Three: Continuing His Rogue Agenda By Stephen Lendman - Posted on 26 December 2011 Obama Year Three: Continuing His Rogue Agenda - by Stephen Lendman In 2011, Obama continued the destructive pattern he followed in years one and two. Throughout his tenure, he’s done what supporters thought impossible. [...]
The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse(New York University Press, 2011) is a treatise which, through detailed essays, recollections, evidence and testimonies, explores the subject of torture through three main sections – the history of US torture, the torture of prisoners in custody, and accountability for [...]
Try Not to Think of a Newt By David Swanson http://warisacrime.org/content/try-not-think-newt The current President and Congress are destroying our Constitutional rights, our planet’s climate, and the vestiges of a social safety net, and you are obsessing over a freak show of self-hating homosexuals and anti-intellectual intellectuals jumping through hoops in a corporate media circus with [...]
Rights group urges Bush’s arrest during tour Amnesty says Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia have an “obligation” to bring former US president “to justice”.
Amnesty has called on African authorities to arrest Bush during his visit for ‘crimes under international law’ [Reuters] A human rights organisation has urged Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia to arrest and prosecute former US president George Bush for violating international torture laws during his African tour this week. “International law requires that there be no safe haven [...]
Dressed in orange prisoner uniforms, students and other activists demonstrate against the Guantanamo Bay detention center on August 17, 2011, in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Dressed in orange prisoner uniforms, students and other activists demonstrate against the Guantanamo Bay detention center on August 17, 2011, in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) VIEWS [...]
Symbolic trial convicts Bush, Blair for Iraq war KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A tribunal formed by Malaysia’s former leader has convicted former President George W. Bush and Britain’s ex-prime minister Tony Blair at a symbolic trial for “crimes against peace” in Iraq. Malaysia’s outspoken former leader Mahathir Mohamad founded a peace organization that set up [...]
The US posessed unprecedented economic and military might at the end of the second World War [GALLO/GETTY] In every aspect of human existence, change is constant. Yet change that actually matters occurs only rarely. Even then, except in retrospect, genuinely transformative change is difficult to identify. By attributing cosmic significance to every novelty [...]
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 [...]
Amnesty International has also called on the Canadian government to arrest Bush and either prosecute or extradite him for the torture of prisoners in the so-called “war on terror.” four men who say they were tortured in U.S. prisons will lodge a private prosecution against Bush
Police in British Columbia have taken extra security measures ahead of today’s visit by former President George W. Bush, who is set to speak at an economic summit. The security is to handle hundreds of protesters, but Amnesty International has also called on the Canadian government to arrest Bush and either prosecute or extradite him [...]
US Deaths in Afghanistan: Obama Doubles Entire Bush-Era Total Figures Show Overwhelming Increase in Military Casualties by Jason Ditz, October 17, 2011 | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum A grim new milestone was reached in the US occupation of Afghanistan this week, as the death toll in less than three years under President Obama has [...]
Suppressing the truth There are some scandals that refuse to die, either because they are never fully investigated or because those responsible for them never paid the price they should have. –Gideon Levy by PAUL J. BALLES on OCTOBER 9, 2011 Issues that should concern everyone, but especially in America, have been subverted, [...]