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[14 Apr 2011 | 3 Comments | 5,867 views]
Department of Defense Press Release Hints at Impending Ground Invasion of Libya

By the Editor.
As Al Jazeera reports an impending escalation in the war on Libya, the following April 08 press release from the Department of Defense hints at a ground invasion involving US troops, as well as a general escalation of the US war effort despite Obama claiming to have taken a back seat. The DoD has decided to keep two of its European brigade combat teams that were previously slated for withdrawal, citing the reason as being to “maintain a flexible and rapidly deployable ground force to fulfill the United …

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[13 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 10,738 views]
A New Cold War Begins On Libyan Soil

By Patrick Henningsen, 21st Century Wire.
The question as to why US-led NATO forces are determined to engineer a regime change in Libya is now becoming clear. Whilst media pundits and political experts still argue over whether the Libyan rebel gangs are actually being backed and directed by US, UK and Israel intelligence agencies, broader long-range Western policy objectives for Libya are being completely ignored.
One only has to read the strategic briefings in U.S. AFRICOM documents to realise the true endgame in Libya: the control of valuable …

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[11 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,912 views]
Gaza under attack: death and destruction in Rafah

Via Jewbonics.
More mayhem in Gaza via comrades from ISM:
On the afternoon of Thursday April 7th, Israeli forces escalated their attacks on the Gaza Strip. The murderous offensive has killed 18 people so far, the majority of them being civilians. Among the massacred are a mother, her daughter, two children, two elderly men and four members of Al Qassam Brigades. More than sixty people have been injured, some are still fighting for their lives. Since Thursday afternoon the Gaza …

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[10 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 13,231 views]
CFR President: No Evidence of Impending Gaddafi Massacre; Soros’ Human Rights Watch Boasts of Ties to Rebels; US Senate Discusses Ground Troops While UK Suggests Use of Mercenaries

Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations and a State Department official in the first two years of the administration of George W. Bush, rejected claims that military intervention was necessary to prevent a civilian massacre by Gaddafi’s regime. “First, it is not clear that a humanitarian catastrophe was imminent in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi,”
Tom Malinowski, Washington director of Human Rights Watch, boasted of his organisation’s activities on the ground in Libya, working with forces “who have since risen to prominence in the opposition…he insisted …

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[9 Apr 2011 | 12 Comments | 10,261 views]
John Pilger: Libya’s independence, not the nature of its regime, is intolerable to the West

By John Pilger, 06 April 2011.
The Euro-American attack on Libya has nothing to do with protecting anyone; only the terminally naive believe such nonsense. It is the West’s response to popular uprisings in strategic, resource-rich regions of the world and the beginning of a war of attrition against the new imperial rival, China.
President Barack Obama’s historical distinction is now guaranteed. He is America’s first black president to invade Africa. His assault on Libya is run by the US Africa Command, which was set up in 2007 to secure the …

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[7 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 5,333 views]
Libya: The DC/NATO Agenda and the Next Great War

By Paul Craig Roberts.
In the 1930s, the US, Great Britain, and the Netherlands set a course for World War II in the Pacific by conspiring against Japan. The three governments seized Japan’s bank accounts in their countries that Japan used to pay for imports and cut Japan off from oil, rubber, tin, iron and other vital materials. Was Pearl Harbor Japan’s response?
Now Washington and its NATO puppets are employing the same strategy against China.
Protests in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, and Yemen arose from the people protesting against Washington’s tyrannical puppet governments. …

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[6 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 4,049 views]
Ilan Pappe: Goldstone’s shameful U-turn

Ilan Pappe, The Electronic Intifada, 4 April 2011.
“If I had known then what I know now, the Goldstone report would have been a different document.” Thus opens Judge Richard Goldstone’s much-discussed op-ed in The Washington Post. I have a strong feeling that the editor might have tampered with the text and that the original sentence ought to have read something like: “If I had known then that the report would turn me into a self-hating Jew in the eyes of my beloved Israel and my own Jewish community in South …

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[5 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 22,543 views]
Al Qaeda: Pawns of CIA Insurrection from Libya to Yemen

By Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D. TARPLEY.net, April 3, 2011.
After two weeks of imperialist attack, Libya is being mangled by al Qaeda terrorists, civil war, NATO air raids, cruise missiles, Predator drones, and C-130 gunships – all made possible by the CIA-backed al Qaeda rebels of Cyrenaica. US, British, French, and Dutch commandos have taken leadership of the rebel forces, and are arming them with modern weapons in flagrant violation of the arms embargo specified in UN Security Council resolution 1973. Al Qaeda is also stealing heavy weapons on its own, …

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[4 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 4,089 views]
Mounting evidence of CIA ties to Libyan rebels

By Patrick Martin.
Numerous press reports over the weekend add to the evidence that the Libyan rebels fighting the regime of Muammar Gaddafi are under the direction of American intelligence agencies. Despite the repeated claims by Obama administration officials that the rebels are a largely unknown quantity, it is becoming increasingly clear that key military leaders of the anti-Gaddafi campaign are well known to the US government and have longstanding relations with the CIA.
For better than two weeks there had been a virtual …