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Obama's Hot War

The deeper the US slips into economic decline, the higher it ratchets up the pace and stakes of armed conflict.he United States has set the world on fire. It is nonsense to talk of a “new” Cold War, when what the world is witnessing is multiple conflagrations as intense and horrifically destructive as at any … Continue reading Obama's Hot War

Rania Masri Speech: ' Mr.Obama, What Is Barbaric?'

Rania Masri A very moving speech by Rania Masri, the keynote speaker, during the 'Texas For Gaza' protest on August 2, 2014 in Austin, Texas. We apologize that the first words and last minutes of the speech were not captured due to phone recording problems. The opening began with, "Yesterday, the Obama administration said that … Continue reading Rania Masri Speech: ' Mr.Obama, What Is Barbaric?'

Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Introduction by Cognitive Liberty Introduction The U.S. President pleads for restraint and peace in the Holy Land while: U.S. weapons manufacture, Lockheed-Martin, sets up shop in Southern Israel. This same U.S. President places an op-ed in Israel's oldest news paper stating the U.S. is Israel's "greatest friend." No mention is made of any form of … Continue reading Lockheed-Martin Opens In Israel’s Tech City

Armed U.S. Drones Flying Over Baghdad

A picture taken on board a helicopter shows a US State Department helicopter flying over the Iraqi capital Baghdad as it transports US Secretary of State John Kerry on June 23, 2014, in Baghdad. Primary mission is to defend Americans on the ground Armed U.S. drones are flying over the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, an … Continue reading Armed U.S. Drones Flying Over Baghdad

Iraqis Are Not ‘Abstractions’

Exclusive: U.S. policymakers have long behaved like spoiled, destructive children treating Iraq as if it were some meaningless plaything. The game has been about who “wins” or “loses” in Washington, not who lives or dies in Iraq, a moral failure that ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern addresses. When I saw the Washington Post’s banner headline, “U.S. … Continue reading Iraqis Are Not ‘Abstractions’

The Hypocrisy Of Human Rights Watch

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2013 issue "Latino New York." Over more than a decade, the rise of the left in Latin American governance has led to remarkable advances in poverty alleviation, regional integration, and a reassertion of sovereignty and independence. The United States has been antagonistic toward the new left governments, and … Continue reading The Hypocrisy Of Human Rights Watch

Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger In Africa/Bono Joins In

Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger in Africa "At the Group of 8 (G8) meetings this past weekend, President Obama and the leaders of the rest of the world's richest nations abandoned their governments' previous commitments to donate $7.3 billion a year to end hunger in Africa, after disbursing only 58 percent of … Continue reading Obama Leaves Monsanto In Charge Of Ending Hunger In Africa/Bono Joins In

Democratic Presidential Candidate Accuses US Of Provoking Ukrainian Crisis

US Covert Action Diverting from the typical Western line against "Russia’s invasion of Crimea," former Ohio congressman and Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich said it was driven by covert action by the United States. Kucinich made the comments Tuesday evening while speaking to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, arguing American meddling in Ukraine’s affairs is … Continue reading Democratic Presidential Candidate Accuses US Of Provoking Ukrainian Crisis

Truly Honoring Mandela

By Carol Murry Apartheid in Israel with U.S. Support US President Barack Obama expressed his hope to meet Nelson Mandela during his 2013 trip to the Republic of South Africa. He spoke of trying to answer the call to action against apartheid issued by Nelson Mandela, after his release from 27 years imprisonment on Robben … Continue reading Truly Honoring Mandela

November 2013 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia

Monthly Updates on the Covert War Students gather at the site of a suspected U.S. drone strike on an Islamic seminary in Hangu district, bordering North Waziristan, November 21, 2013. The strike killed a senior member of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network early on Thursday, Pakistani and Afghan sources said. Maulvi Ahmad Jan, an adviser to … Continue reading November 2013 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia