China Official Calls For New World Order

 

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China's Official Press Agency Calls For New Reserve Currency, And New World Order
ZeroHedge.com, by Tyler Durden - 101313

We assume it is a coincidence that on the day in which we demonstrate China's relentless appetite for gold, driven by what we and many others believe is the country's desire to have a call option on a gold-backed reserve currency when the time comes, just posted in China's official press agency, Xinhua, is an op-ed by writer Liu Chang in which he decries the "US fiscal failure which warrants a de-Americanized world" and flatly states that the world should consider a new reserve currency "that is to be created to replace the dominant U.S. dollar, so that the international community could permanently stay away from the spillover of the intensifying domestic political turmoil in the United States." ... [Read more]
 

Who Is Really Behind War Push For Syria?

As if this hasn't been obvious. Five year plan or not, the countries are the same.
 

International Common Law Court Finds Pope, Queen of England And Canadian Prime Minister Guilty For Genocide And Crimes Against Humanity
Jury Is Unanimous-25 Year Prison Sentences Handed Down By Court

NewsFocus.org, by Tim Watts - 022513

(Brussels) Final verdict has been rendered in the first common law court case against the Vatican and Canada for genocide. The Pope, Queen of England and Canadian Prime Minister have all been found guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced to twenty five year prison terms. The court has ordered for their surrender by March 4 or face citizens' arrest.

The Brussels-based court handed down a unanimous guilty verdict from its citizen jurors and ordered the citizens' arrest of thirty defendants commencing March 4 in a court order issued to them today.

Pope Benedict has been sentenced to 25 years for his role in crimes against humanity. Vatican wealth and property is to be seized, according to today's historic verdict of the International Common Law Court of Justice.

Also found guilty were Elizabeth Windsor, Queen of England, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, and the head officers of the Catholic, Anglican and United Church of Canada.

The guilty verdict followed nearly a month of deliberations by more than thirty sworn citizen jurors who viewed 150 case exhibits produced by court prosecutors. (see www.itccs.org, November 6 and January 30 postings)

... [Read More]

NewsFocus: Now if we can just get a law enforcement agency to enforce this ruling, justice can be served.

Fukushima is Falling Apart: Are You Ready?
TheIntelHub.com, by Christina Consolo – Host of Nuked Radio - 042112


Thirteen months have passed since the Fukushima reactors exploded, and a U.S. Senator finally got off his ass and went to Japan to see what is going on over there.

What he saw was horrific.

And now he is saying that we are in big trouble.

See the letter he sent to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Ichiro Fujisaki, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and NRC’s Chairman Gregory Jaczko here.

But what is so ironic about this is that we have been in this heap of trouble since March of 2011. March 17th, to be exact, when the plume of radioactive materials began bombarding the west coast of California.

And Oregon. And Washington. And British Columbia. And later Maine, Europe, and everywhere in between.

Independent researchers, nuke experts, and scientists, from oceanography to entomology and everywhere in between, having been trying to sound the alarm ever since.

The scientists most upset are those who have studied the effects of radiation on health. I’ll say it again, so its really clear: we are in big trouble. ... (Read More)

NewsFocus: Understand this... when it comes to a disaster that is beyond the control of the government, they will never admit the true nature of the horror when they are incapable of containing it, especially so when there is fault of their own involved, or that of their associates. They do not want to admit liability, incompetence or a lack of control. They would rather deal with the crisis as it unfolds, accepting many more casualties, rather than place themselves in a weakened or litigious position. The last thing they want is to rile up the people even more, or to enflame the masses with anger that is directed towards them. Their position is to admit nothing and deny everything.
 


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What In The World Is Going On?
You Have To Question The Turmoil In The Middle East And North Africa In 2011
NewsFocus Op/Ed, by Tim Watts - 112711

If you're not questioning the chaos and turmoil that has suddenly gripped the Middle East and North Africa, you seriously have to question your powers of observation, or your blinding indifference. The last year has been a year of adversity like no other. The entire region is being reshaped right before our eyes, yet our bought-and-paid-for corporate media has been woefully lacking in putting the pieces of the puzzle together. This is a key region of great oil wealth and valuable natural resources, yet our complicit media is okay with keeping their mouths shut and asking the big question, who is behind this upheaval?

This is no coincidence. Governments are toppling at the drop of a hat, some by CIA backed revolutions, others through war or economic collapse. The bottom line to it all, new governments are being installed that are favorable to the central bank cartels plan for a new world order run by them.

The US has already attacked Afghanistan and Iraq, and most recently Libya, all through unprovoked attacks. General Wesley Clark is on public record as saying that the US had already made up its mind to attack Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Lebanon, and Iran right after 9/11, with no justification whatsoever. According to Clark, the plans were already drawn up by the Bush-Cheney regime. Did I mention that were bombing the hell out of Pakistan too?

Revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt have brought about new governments there, with unrest also taking place in Yemen and Bahrain as well.

Add to this the recent political and economic upheaval in Italy and Greece with crises that have resulted in new leadership there, and you have a whole new power structure in place, or scheduled soon to be.

Once again, it is all too much to call a coincidence, especially with the long planned new world order now racing along at break neck speed. High crimes are taking place with millions being killed and impoverished, all the while the banksters divvy up the spoils of oil and gold, with no one bothering to question the absurd coincidence of all of this calamity in the year 2011. It's quite a conquest, yet the media is quite content to sit quietly through it all. Their silence is deafening. One can only hope that when someone finally comes for them we'll all look away and be just as silent.

7 Nations On Neocon Hit List

Read also: 7 Nations On Neocon Hit List

General Wesley Clark Reveals The Plan

 

The War On Terror, Or The War For Terror?
The U.S. Is Inciting More Terror Than It Stops. This Makes No Sense, Unless...
NewsFocus Op/Ed, by Tim Watts - 110811

With every military campaign, we have been led to believe there is always an objective, but ever since the advent of the Wolfowitz / Bush Doctrine of unprovoked warfare, it would seem that objective has become quite questionable for many Americans, and the international community as a whole.

First we were told we had to attack Afghanistan to kill the Taliban for not turning over Osama bin Laden, even though they did offer to turn him over to Bush.

Then we stormed Iraq, as in Desert Storm. Bush and Cheney both said that Saddam had ties to 9/11, so we had to ransack the country, even though Bush later admitted that Saddam Hussein had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks.

And now we've attacked our third country since 9/11 with the unprovoked invasion of Libya and the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, under U.S. charges that he was a brutal tyrant, even though Gaddafi was set to be awarded a human rights award from the United Nations. Libya enjoyed the highest standard of living in all of Africa, even better than oil rich countries such as Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Russia. Some tyrant. He sure had the UN fooled. Funny how he became a tyrant once he refused to no longer accept fiat money in the form of U.S. Federal Reserve notes. This was the same mistake that Saddam Hussein made.

Wow. Three unprovoked invasions of innocent countries since 9/11. Looks like the U.S. takes that Wolfowitz / Bush Doctrine of unprovoked warfare to heart. ... (Read More)
 

"It's easier to kill a million people than it is to control them"

-Zbigniew Brzezinski     

The Attack On Libya Is Not As You've Been Told
Gaddafi Was Loved By His People; Not The Tyrant He Was Vilified To Be
NewsFocus, by Tim Watts - 103111

If you base your worldview on U.S. and western media (which is a very bad mistake), what you think you know about Libya, compared to the real truth, will stun you.

The unprovoked attack on Libya is all about nothing more than the new world order.

Gaddafi made the same mistake that Saddam Hussein made, telling the world banking cartel that it was dropping their Federal Reserve Note fiat currency, in favor of a new gold dinar that Gaddafi was introducing to all of Africa. No longer would he trade Libyan commodities, such as oil, for gold. All purchases would have to be made with gold dinars. That would have vaulted Libya into a superpower status with a newfound wealth that would have made them independent of the international banking cartel.

In short, like the colonists colonial script, Lincoln's greenbacks, and Kennedy's silver certificates, the interest-free gold dinar was a threat to the banksters.

Let's start here with... what the shameful US media purposefully did not tell you.

First off, many unenlightened Americans have no clue that Gaddafi was not just the Libyan leader, but also the President of the Africa Union. He, along with other African leaders, were working for a United States of Africa. This was a direct threat to the central banking cartel and their plans for a new world order.

Like his Iraqi counterpart, Saddam Hussein, it didn't help his cause that he openly told the powers that be that he too would be dropping out of the Federal Reserve game and would no longer be accepting U.S. currency, as in Federal Reserve notes. He was planning a new currency for Africa, the gold dinar. Needless to say, that didn't set well with the corrupt Rothschild-Rockefeller bank cartel

Africa is a continent blessed with much wealth, gold, diamonds, water, you name it. They are abundant in natural resources. The powers that be of the new world order crowd know this full well and they want it all for themselves. They certainly don't need it, but they don't want anyone else to challenge their wealth and power.

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was not the villain that he was made out to be. His people loved him, because he took care of them. The people of Libya were guaranteed a home and were given free electricity. Education and healthcare were free in Libya. Newlyweds received $50,000 to start their new life. Mothers received $5,000 with every new child born. Loans in Libya were interest free. If you bought a new car, the government paid half. The price of gas was just .14 cents per liter. The price of 40 loaves of bread cost just .15 cents. A portion of all Libyan oil sales went directly into an account for every single person in Libya. If you could not find a job upon graduating college, the government paid you the going rate of your chosen profession, until you found work. If you wanted to start a farm, the government set you up, for free. Libya was also one of the biggest advocates for woman's rights.

Libya enjoyed the highest standard of living in all of Africa, even better than oil rich countries such as Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Russia. Some tyrant.

One can bet that this will all now sadly come to an end for the people of Libya.

Gaddafi even undertook the world's largest irrigation project, the Great Manmade River Project, to bring water to the people of this desert country. (A humanitarian resource that the U.S. and NATO destroyed immediately.)

Does all of this sound like a backwards civilization to you?

The only threat Gaddafi presented was to the criminal central banking cartel that runs this world.

Most people that follow the corporate news machine had no idea that the UN was to present Gaddafi with a humanitarian award. Strange for the UN to do this for an alleged tyrant. Funny how everything changed once Gaddafi said he was pulling out of the Federal Reserve fiat money scam.

When Gaddafi was finely caught, he was not given a trial. Instead he was sodomized with a very long knife. The entire event was caught on videotape and released for the world to see.

Why was this brutal, savage act and murder taped and then released to the public? This was a warning from the banking cartel to other world leaders, if you resist the new world order plan, this will be your fate. This was nothing more than pure thuggery and criminal intimidation.

The war on Libya was nothing more than an unprovoked savage, brutal attack on one of the most advanced societies that our world knew. That is all gone now, thanks to the new world order puppets, the United States and Britain, and their NATO bully force.

What has happened in Libya is a horrendous tragedy that the world should mourn.

Like Afghanistan and Iraq, another country has fallen to the new world order crowd.

Hopefully this brutal unprovoked attack on another innocent nation will highlight for others that the bogus War On Terror is nothing more than a sinister war on those who resist the new world order.

First Afghanistan, then Iraq, now Libya... so who else is next?

Other countries are being attacked in other ways, from the inside, like Tunisia and Egypt. (see also: NWO Attack)

You should be outraged by this and screaming to the rooftops to your friends, family and co-workers... anyone you can.

If you think you knew the truth about Libya before this, perhaps its time you put down the TV remote and start seeking the real truth.

A "Niemoller Moment" is coming for you, unless you snap out of your slumber and wake up to what's really going on in the US and around the world. If you don't start standing up for others in trouble, now, then pretty soon there will be no one left to stand up and help when they eventually do come for you.

What Was The Real Reason Gaddafi Was Murdered?

It seems that other countries have figured this out too.

Read more...
 

Angelina Jolie Conscripted To Sell Genocidal ‘Humanitarian Intervention’ War Doctrine
EmpireStrikesBlack.com, by Martin Iqbal - 022412

Angelina Jolie, Goodwill Ambassador to the UN and member of CFR, is now using her profile to promote NATO’s genocidal ‘humanitarian intervention’ war doctrine. In an interview with the Balkans branch of Al Jazeera (NATO’s ‘Ministry of Truth’), Jolie (whose father has been a staunch defender of George W. Bush and who also visited Israel to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Nakba) promotes her new film ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’, a pro-war propaganda set-piece centred around the ‘humanitarian intervention’.

Set in Sarajevo, Jolie’s directorial debut aims to justify NATO’s brutal butchery in Bosnia during the 1990s, and Jolie even specifically refers to Syria in her Al Jazeera interview. She puts forth a string of utterly hollow gripes about the inactivity of the ‘international community’ as civilians suffer and die. Jolie’s selective morality means she doesn’t once mention Libya – a nation now butchered, fractured, and transformed into a torture state by NATO’s genocidal ‘humanitarian intervention’; an estimated 100,000 innocent people slaughtered by the very same ‘international community’. ... (Read More)
 

Bush and Blair Found Guilty of Iraq War Crimes
The New Straits Times, by Eunice Au - 112311

The Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal (KLWCC) returned a guilty verdict against former United States president George W. Bush and former British prime minister Tony Blair on a charge of crimes against peace on its final day of hearing yesterday.

Chief judge Datuk Abdul Kadir Sulaiman, in announcing the verdict, said both the accused had acted with deceit, selectively manipulated international law and committed an unlawful act of aggression and an international crime by invading Iraq in 2003.

The tribunal found that both the accused had contemplated to invade Iraq as far back as September 2001 and had defied the United Nations Resolution 1441, which clearly did not authorise the use of military action to compel Iraq's compliance. ... (Read More)

Bush, Blair found guilty of war crimes in Malaysia tribunal

Bush and Blair Condemned for "Crimes against Iraq

 

Chairman of the European Branch of the Trilateral Commission and Bilderberg Member Becomes Leader of Italy
The Fix Is In For Italy As New World Order Cabal Member Takes The Reigns
Blacklisted News - 111311

"Italian Prussian" Monti Enters Political Storm
Reuters - by James Mackenzie - 111311

Mario Monti, the economist who will head an emergency Italian government following the departure of Silvio Berlusconi, brings credentials earned in a decade of battles as a European Commissioner from the 1990s. (Read More)
 

Prince Charles Offered Secret Power to Veto Legislation
Guardian UK, by Robert Booth - 10
3111

Ministers have been forced to seek permission from Prince Charles to pass at least a dozen government bills, according to a Guardian investigation into a secretive constitutional loophole that gives him the right to veto legislation that might impact his private interests.

Since 2005, ministers from six departments have sought the Prince of Wales’ consent to draft bills on everything from road safety to gambling and the London Olympics, in an arrangement described by constitutional lawyers as a royal “nuclear deterrent” over public policy.

Unlike royal assent to bills, which is exercised by the Queen as a matter of constitutional law, the prince’s power applies when a new bill might affect his own interests, in particular the Duchy of Cornwall, a private £700m property empire that last year provided him with an £18m income. ... (Read More)

NewsFocus: The biblical prophecy in Revelations about the whore that sits on many waters might very well be England. Certainly seems to fit. England and the Rothschild bankers rule the earth, including the United States and Israel.
 

CIA Drones Kill Large Groups Without Knowing Who They Are
Wired.com, By Spencer Ackerman - 110411

The expansion of the CIA’s undeclared drone war in the tribal areas of Pakistan required a big expansion of who can be marked for death. Once the standard for targeted killing was top-level leadership in al-Qaeda or one of its allies. That’s long gone, especially as the number of people targeted at once has grown.

This is the new standard, according to a blockbuster piece in the Wall Street Journal: “men believed to be militants associated with terrorist groups, but whose identities aren’t always known.” The CIA is now killing people without knowing who they are, on suspicion of association with terrorist groups. The article does not define the standards are for “suspicion” and “association.” ... (Read More)
 

The Military (New World Order) Roadmap - America's "Next Libyas": Iran, Nigeria, Venezuela, Syria, Yemen
Global Research - 102111
Fighting will continue in Libya by all accounts after Gadhafi's death, and Syria, Iran, Yemen, Venezuela and Nigeria could be the next in the line of countries likely to follow in Libya's footsteps, said experts, polled by the daily Kommersant. ... (Read More)
 

Palestinians Win a Vote on Bid to Join Unesco
New York Times - Scott Sayare - Steven Erlanger - 100611
“We need the issue of the state of Palestine to be resolved in the U.N. system,” said Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian envoy to the United Nations. Unesco, Mr. Mansour said, “is one place where we can acquire our rightful place among the community of nations as a full member.” ... (Read More)

U.S. Lip Service Or Just Psychopathic Behavior? The Hypocrisy...
THEN: Obama calls for creation of Palestinian state
NOW: Obama to U.N.: Stay out of Palestinian state talks

THEN: Clinton Promises Proposals for Middle East Peace
NOW: Clinton warns UNESCO to stay out of Palestine debate

Palestine joins UNESCO and the United States goes wild! Part I
Palestine joins UNESCO and the United States goes wild! Part II

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Obama Promised Us a State By September
Yes, Mr. Abbas, he promised to close GITMO, cut the deficit in half, end two wars (and he started a third) not to mention how he robbed us of trillion$ to create jobs and we have none. He puts out more whoppers than Burger King.

State of confusion: Obama backpedals on Palestine
Obama’s unwise campaign against Palestinian statehood
Obama's Shortsighted and Cowardly UN Speech

Obama Address One Year Ago: What Changed?

Watch from the 11:00 mark onward. At 17:38 Obama calls for an independent Palestinian state.

NewsFocus: For the U.S. to reverse its stance from one year to the next is just  unbelievable. So what exactly did Obama win that Nobel Peace Prize for anyway? We say it's time to do the right thing, the humane thing, for peace in the Middle East.


Why ever can these people not have the dignity of statehood when so much has been stolen from them?
 

Murdochs Were Given Secret Defense Briefings
Ministers held meetings with media mogul's people more than 60 times
TheIndependent.uk, by Oliver Wright, Whitehall Editor - 072711

The extraordinary access that Cabinet ministers granted Rupert Murdoch and his children was revealed for the first time yesterday, with more than two dozen private meetings between the family and senior members of the Government in the 15 months since David Cameron entered Downing Street.

In total, Cabinet ministers have had private meetings with Murdoch executives more than 60 times and, if social events such as receptions at party conferences are included, the figure is at least 107.

NewsFocus: In light of this revelation, do you really think the story below was truly a serious endeavor, or perhaps just a big media show for the unsuspecting public?
 

Murdoch Whistleblower Found Dead

News of the World Whistleblower Dies—How Convenient
Straight.com - Charlie Smith - ‎Jul 18, 2011‎
A former journalist who revealed that phone hacking was taking place at a Rupert Mudoch tabloid has been found dead, according to a report in the Guardian. Former News of the World and Sun entertainment reporter Sean Hoare died in his Watford home. ...

Corrupt Cop Covering Hoare's Death?
Press TV - ‎071911
Police in the United Kingdom say the death of the whistleblower reporter, who alleged widespread hacking at the News of the World, is not suspicious. Sean Hoare, who was found dead, was quoted as saying that phone-hacking was widely used and even ...

Sean Hoare dead: News of the World phone hacking whistleblower feared for his life
Daily Mail - Sam Greenhill, Tom Kelly - ‎071911
The man who launched the entire phone hacking scandal had become a paranoid recluse who believed someone was out to get him, a friend has revealed. Sean Hoare, who was found dead at his flat in Watford, ...

Sean Hoare Found Dead, Is This Foul Play?
Times Square Chronicles - Suzanna Bowling - ‎071911
Telling the truth is not healthy, just ask one of the first journalists to go on the record about the alleged phone hacking, Sean Hoare. Oh yeah, you can't. Hoare was found dead at his home yesterday morning. Hoare recently injured his nose and his ...

Terrified Phone Hacking Whistleblower Feared for His Life Before He Was Found ...
Bay Area Indymedia - ‎071911
by Price of Honesty = Death Sean Hoare, the whistleblower who exposed the phone hacking scandal of the "News of the World" Murdoch media empire, was found dead inside of his home in Watford, Herdfordshire, UK. He became increasingly paranoid over the ...

Sean Hoare Dead; 'Feared For His Life' Days Before Death
Gather.com - Linda Shaw - ‎071911
Sean Hoare, the whistle-blower in the British phone-hacking scandal, is said to have "feared for his life" before being found dead yesterday. Apparently, Hoare felt like someone was out to kill him and had become a recluse in the past few weeks. ...

Sean Hoare: He promised more to come in phone-hacking scandal, now he's dead
Examiner.com - ‎Jul 18, 2011‎
Sean Hoare, the former News of the World showbiz reporter that said Andy Coulson was aware of the phone-hacking going on by his subordinates is now allegedly dead. And the police in the UK are treating his death as unexplained rather than suspicious. ...

Phone hacking: Sean Hoare's family say whistleblower 'will be proved right'
The family of a whistleblowing journalist found dead in his flat in unexplained circumstances insisted that he would be proved “right”.

Sean Hoare knew how destructive the News of the World could be
The Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2011‎
Sean Hoare worked with Andy Coulson (above) at the Sun and News of the World, but was later fired by him. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA At a time when the reputation of News of the World journalists is at rock bottom, it needs to be said that the paper's ...
 

Britain’s Riots: Thuggery, Looting, Lawlessness… By the Ruling Class
Global Research, by Finian Cunningham - 081111

After a conflagration of arson attacks, riots and looting in several British cities, including the capital, London, there is a sense of order having been restored from a massive mobilisation of police forces.

There now follows the tracking down and prosecution of individuals involved in the mayhem. Conservative Prime Minister is leading “the fight back” to punish anyone who has inflicted damage and destruction to Britain’s society.

The events have visibly shocked the political establishment of all parties, police chiefs and the mainstream media. But what should be more shocking is the myopic and incredibly banal commentary that is being offered to “explain” the outburst of street disturbances and violence.

As pundits sit in comfy television studios trading inane insights about the “evils” of individual immorality, criminality, dysfunctional families, gang culture – in the background, so to speak, are the glaring signs scrolling across the screens of the cause of this societal breakdown. And yet the preponderant signs escape the mental radar of pundits and politicians alike.

The fact that the capitalist economic system is in worldwide meltdown is not even registered in the mainstream commentary. This is the system that the mainstream political parties have facilitated and fawned over, whether Labour, Conservative or Liberal, and which has resulted in social devastation across Britain while the corporate and financial elite has ransacked economic resources. This system of legalised looting has been going on for decades, ...

Michael Ruppert: Financial Interests Behind the London Riots?

Ruppert makes some poignant observations.

The BBC Gets Caught By Candid Riot Witness

Notice how the BBC reporter cuts him off once he challenges her idiotic accusation.
 

Chavez Emptying Bank of England Vault as Venezuela Brings Back Gold Hoard
InformationClearinghouse - 082011
Venezuela, which holds 211 tons of its 365 tons of gold reserves in U.S., European, Canadian and Swiss banks, will progressively return the bars to its central bank’s vault, Chavez said yesterday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Barclays Plc (BARC), and Standard Chartered Plc (STAN) also hold Venezuelan gold, he said.

OPEC States that Venezuela has World’s Largest Oil Reserves
InformationClearinghouse - 082011
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, a notoriously conservative organization, has stated that Venezuela has world’s largest oil reserves, even exceeding those of OPEC’s top producer, Saudi Arabia.
 

Make No Mistake: NATO committed War Crimes in Libya
NATO massacre in Zliten, August the 8th/9th 2011
GRTV

This Global Research video was produced and directed in Tripoli by a team of committed journalists, researchers and cameramen, who decided to defy the consensus of the Western media which consists in spreading lies and misleading public opinion. ...


 

Who Are The Bankers That Benefit From The Norway Terror Attacks?
Why the Norway terror attacks have more to do with international banks and a failed carbon tax scam than with a crazed racist man
DeadlineLive.info, by Mario Andrade - 072611

Last week’s terror attacks in Norway shattered the heart of a peace-loving society, which up until this point, was considered a model for other societies to follow. Despite their socialist form of government, Norwegians cherish their sovereignty and independence. Some say their standard of living is one of the best in the world. Perhaps is due to the fact that their government still represents their interests. They chose not to be part of the European Union in two different referendums some time ago because they know their history; they have been dominated by foreign governments in the past and they don’t want their old problems to return. ... (Read More)
 

The Rothschilds and the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange
Dont-tread-on.me, by Silver Shield - 072611

I have been watching the emergence of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange with great interest. I recognize the importance of China establishing this new market that now not only trades Gold and Silver,but eventually Food and Oil.

The ability to trade these commodities in both Dollars and Renminbi is a huge step in creating a regional,if not global,reserve currency. The historical significance of this new exchange in the sea change in wealth and power from the Anglo American empire to Asia,is completely missing in today’s media. ... (Read More)
 

Harper secretly going ahead with North American Initiative
PressCore.ca - 060611

Now that Stephen Harper has a majority government he and Canadian economists are moving forward with a continental integration with the United States and Mexico as part of the North American Initiative.  An unclassified US diplomatic document released by Wikileaks outlines the secret agenda of the Stephen Harper government.

Communique ID 05OTTAWA268 SUBJECT: PLACING A NEW NORTH AMERICAN INITIATIVE IN ITS ECONOMIC POLICY CONTEXT states:

2. SBU) An incremental and pragmatic package of tasks for a new North American Initiative (NAI) will likely gain the most support among Canadian policymakers. Our research leads us to conclude that such a package should tackle both “security” and “prosperity” goals. This fits the recommendations of Canadian economists who have assessed the options for continental integration. While in principle many of them support more ambitious integration goals, like a customs union/single market and/or single currency, most believe the incremental approach is most appropriate at this time, and all agree that it helps pave the way to these goals if and when North Americans choose to pursue them. ... (Read More)

Read More:

The North American Union

The New World Order
 

American Media Silent on CIA Ties to Libya Rebel Commander
Global Research, by Patrick Martin - March 30, 2011

It has been six days since Khalifa Hifter was appointed the top military commander for the Libyan rebel forces fighting the regime of Muammar Gaddafi. His appointment was noted by reporter Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers, a US regional chain that includes the Sacramento Bee and the Kansas City Star.
 

Two days later, another McClatchy journalist, Chris Adams, wrote a brief biographical sketch of Hifter that left the implication, without saying so explicitly, that he was a longtime CIA asset. It headlined the fact that after defecting from a top position in Gaddafi’s army, Hifter had lived in northern Virginia for some 20 years, as well as noting that Hifter had no obvious means of financial support.

 

The World Socialist Web Site published a perspective March 28 taking note of both the McClatchy articles and earlier reports providing more details of Hifter’s connections to the CIA. These included a 1996 article in theWashington Post and a book published by the French weekly Le Monde diplomatique. (See A CIA commander for the Libyan rebels”) ... (Read More)

 

The Truth about 'Civilized Transitions': NATO's Civilizing Bloodbath in Libya
Libya: NATO Bombing Campaign in High Gear: More than 6000 Sorties
The Middle East Revolution: The Empire Strikes Back: Libya Attacked by the US and NATO
 

8 Things Kate Does Not Know About The Royal Family
Don't Tread On Me, by Silver Shield - 042911

1. The Royal Family is not the most powerful family in England. And no it is not J.K. Rowling either. The most powerful man in England, and probably the most powerful man in the world, is Evelyn de Rothschild. Evelyn is the head of the most powerful banking family ever in history. The Rothschild wealth was estimated in 1900 to be over 1/2 of the net worth of the world. No doubt a century of debt and war has increased their wealth. The Rothschilds own controlling interests in many of the world’s central banks and ultimately own most of the world’s wealth through the debts they create.

“I care not what puppet  is placed on the throne of England to rule the Empire. The  man who controls Britain’s money supply controls the  British Empire and I control the British money supply.” -Nathan Rothschild

“Give me the control of the credit of a nation, and I care  not who makes the laws.” -Nathaniel Meyer Rothschild

(Read More...)
 

Russia Orders Missile Alert After Mysterious ‘Vortex’ Slams Into Germany
The Nation - 041111

A shocking ‘top-secret’ report prepared Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) on their meeting this past week with Prime Minister Putin, in Novgorod region, warns that our planet Earth is ‘under attack’ by an as yet unnamed ‘extraterrestrial entity’ to which President Medvedev has responded by ordering a second regiment of S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system to protect Moscow from low-Earth orbiting ‘targets’. ... (Read More)

NewsFocus: Well apparently it's not that "Top Secret." This piece absolutely reeks of disinformation. Tread carefully. There are bigger stories to watch, like "eco-weaponry," the Japan situation, and Greenbrier, Arkansas, not to mention another illegal war, this time in Libya. The powers that control this world have stepped too far and too fast. They have exposed themselves worse than they did on 9/11 and 7/7, so watch carefully and pay close attention. It's time for their reign of terror to end.
 

Was Japan Hit With An Earthquake Weapon?
Allegations Begin To Mount Regarding U.S. HAARP Array
NewsFocus - 033111

Much like 9/11, allegations have begun to fly in the aftermath of the Japan earthquake regarding possible nefarious exotic military technology. While NewsFocus hates to believe such a thing could ever be possible, our investigation of 9/11 has opened our eyes as to the ultimate lows that a secret ultra-rich cabal could sink to in furthering a long proposed plan for a new world order. There are people in this world who have the financial means, with vast wealth far beyond Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and the rest of the Forbes Fortune 500 list; shady immoral people who are carrying out an agenda for a one world government, ruled by them.

There are many elements to the Honshu, Japan quake that have raised questions. The first is the quake itself, a phenomenal 9.0 that shook uncharacteristically for a staggering two minutes. The second is the unwavering tenacity of the aftershocks, most of them major quakes by themselves. Normally aftershocks diminish in severity over time, however the Japan quakes continually jump back into the mid to high six range on the Richter scale. This is not typical for earthquakes, at least not to the degree that has taken place in Japan. Toss in the report of Japan being threatened with an earthquake machine if they did not turn over their nation's finances to the ultra wealthy banking cartel.

All of this makes for interesting internet conspiracy banter, however, data collected from several magnetometers from Japan show a curious 2.5 Hz frequency that mysteriously began just a few hours before the first 7.3 quake on March 9th, and eerily enough ended just a few hours after the 9.0 and 7.7 quakes. Many are claiming this curious 2.5 Hz signal is the signature of the U.S. HAARP array in Gakona, Alaska. Coincidentally, one of the many magnetometers that recorded the strange frequency is also based at Gakona. ... (Read More)

What Is The Truth About HAARP?

Evidence of HAARP During Japan Earthquake?

HAARP Earthquakes
 

Cyber Terror Led to Japanese Nuclear Meltdown
Tom Heneghan's Explosive Intelligence Briefing, by Tom Heneghan - 032011

It can now be reported that the four nuclear reactors in Japan (one facing a meltdown) had their computer system hacked by a NSA computer virus, "Stuxnet", one month before the 9.1 earthquake and tsunami aka a meteorological "black op" hit the nation of Japan.

Note: Stuxnet is a U.S.-Israeli NSA computer virus that was developed to destabilize the nuclear program in the nation of Iran.

It directly attacks the coolant rods of a nuclear reactor.

Accordingly, this computer virus "Stuxnet" effectively disabled the fail-safe defense system of the Japanese nuclear reactors and was synchronized to take place at the time of the 9.1 quake.
We can also divulge that the 9.1 earthquake and tsunami that hit the nation of Japan was a meteorological terrorist attack launched against Japan by the out-of-control New World Order (NWO) elite who have decided that at least 25% of the world's population must be eliminated before the final financial meltdown collapses the world economy.

The technology used in these meteorological black ops are commonly known as HAARP and Tesla.

Note: HAARP and Tesla were WWII secret Nazi technology captured by both the U.S. and Soviet Union after WWII ended.

Security at Fukushima was set up by an Israeli firm

New cybervirus found in Japan / Stuxnet designed to attack off-line servers 

Where Fukushima meets Stuxnet: The growing threat of cyber war
 

The Largest Quakes of the New Millennium
Why Are We Having So Many Huge Quakes All of a Sudden?
NewsFocus - 031511

Since the new millennium, we have had an incredible amount of significant large quakes. Many are asking why. Some are pointing to biblical prophesy, others suggest Tesla scalar technology, while others point the finger at oil and gas drilling. Whatever the reason, it is undeniable that we have entered into uncharted waters with these massive earthquakes. Here is a look back at the largest quakes to strike.

LARGEST QUAKES SINCE 2000

Location Date Magnitude
Honshu, Japan 03/11/11 9.0
Honshu, Japan 03/09/11 7.3
New Zealand 09/03/10 7.3
Philippines 07/23/10 7.6
Northern Sumatra 05/09/10 7.2
Baja, Mexico 04/04/10 7.2
Maule, Chile 02/27/10 8.8
Haiti 01/12/10 7.0
Solomon Islands 01/03/10 7.3
Samoa Islands region 09/29/09 8.1
Sichuan, China 05/12/08 7.9
Southern Sumatra, Indonesia 09/12/07 8.5
Coast of Central Peru 08/15/07 8.0
Kuril Islands 11/15/06 8.3
Northern Sumatra, Indonesia 03/28/05 8.6
Sumatra-Andaman Islands 12/26/04 9.1
Hokkaido, Japan 09/25/03 8.3
Central Alaska 11/03/02 7.9
Coast of Peru 06/23/01 8.4
India 01/26/01 7.7
New Ireland Region 11/16/00 8.0
Southern Sumatra, Indonesia 06/04/00 7.9
 

The Five Largest Quakes Recorded Since 1900

 
Location Date Magnitude
Chile 05/22/60 9.5
Prince William Sound, Alaska 03/28/64 9.2
Sumatra-Andaman Islands 12/26/04 9.1
Kamchartka, Russia 11/04/52 9.0
Honshu, Japan 03/11/11 9.0
Maule, Chile 02/27/10 8.8
Columbia-Ecuador 01/31/06 8.8
 
Earthquake Facts and Statistics USGS
Ten Largest Quakes Since 1900 USGS
The Largest Quakes Since 1900 USGS
Largest and Deadliest Earthquakes by Year 1990 - 2011 USGS
Largest US Earthquakes USGS
Historical Earthquakes USGS
New Madrid Earthquakes 1811-1812 USGS
 

Why Do We Build Nuclear Plants In Stupid Places?
Hazardous Facilities In Hazardous Locations Is An Undeniable Threat To All
NewsFocus.org, Op-Ed by Tim Watts - 031611

For years, activists and anti-nuclear advocates alike have decried the ominous threat that nuclear power plants hold for society. Those groups were labeled as kooks and alarmists by the big money powers that personally benefit from the proliferation of nuclear energy. If you didn't get the message before from Three-Mile Island, or the Chernobyl disaster, it would seem that now after the Japanese disaster the truth is undeniably in front of us; nuclear power is a serious threat to life as we know it on planet earth. ... (Read More)
 

Globalists Begin Unprovoked Attack On Libya For Oil

Official: US fires on Libyan air defenses
CNN International - Chris Lawrence - 031911
(CNN) -- The US military launched its first air-strikes on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's air defenses, a senior military official said Saturday. ...

Obama: U.S. military action against Libya has begun  (Another unprovoked war)

NewsFocus: There is more to this story than what our corporately controlled media is telling us. Not only is this about getting their oil, it is primarily an attempt to force the Middle East Union. Much Like The EU and the NAU. These are all steps toward the ultra-wealthy globalist plans for a new world order.
 

CERN Particle Collisions Resume
Reuters - Robert Evans, Stephanie Nebehay - ‎Mar 14, 2011‎
GENEVA (Reuters) - CERN scientists said Monday they staged their first speed-of-light particle collisions of the year at the weekend, resuming their probes into the origins of the cosmos in the centre's Large Hadron Collider (LHC). ...

Large Hadron Collider warms up for final drive to catch a Higgs boson
The Guardian - ‎Feb 27, 2011‎
Workers at Cern, the European particle physics laboratory near Geneva, will begin smashing particles together inside the £6bn Large Hadron Collider (LHC) within days, following a 10-week winter shutdown for basic maintenance. ...

AAAS: Large Hadron Collider to prove 'God Particle theory within two years'
Telegraph.co.uk - Andrew Hough - ‎Feb 21, 2011‎
The existence of the so-called “God Particle” Higgs Boson theory could be proved within two years or it probably does not exist, Large Hadron Collider scientists have said. The world's largest particle smasher, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near ...

NewsFocus: With tectonic activity off the chart, and more expected, you have to seriously wonder about those that think it's a good idea to turn on the world's most danger technology again, during this tumultuous period. Scientists have admitted that this collider has the potential for creating a black hole on the earth, something that could admittedly be the most dangerous prospect for our planet. Unbelievable.
 

CIA spy escapes murder case in Pakistan after US pays 'blood money'
The Guardian - ‎011611‎
Jamaat-e-Islami party supporters hold a protest against the release of Raymond Davis, in Karachi. Photograph: Fareed Khan/AP Raymond Davis, the CIA spy charged with murder in Pakistan, has flown out of the country after the relatives of two men he ...
 

Saudi Arabia: First Signs of Uprising in World’s Top Oil Exporter
Global Research, by Finian Cunningham - 022611

The popular uprisings across the Middle East are sparking similar unrest in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with youth groups and workers in that country now calling for a “Day of Rage” demonstration in the capital, Riyadh, on March 11.

Already there have been protests last week in the city of Qatif and other towns in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province demanding, among things, the release of political prisoners and a raft of social reforms. There are also reports of prominent Shia clerics being detained by the Saudi Sunni authorities, and security forces mobilizing in anticipation of further protests.

Sadek al-Ramadan, a human rights activist in Al Asha, Eastern Province, said: “People here are watching closely the protest movements across the region, which are tapping into long-held demands for reforms in Saudi Arabia.”

Al-Ramadan said that there are “deep frustrations” in Saudi society over high levels of poverty, unemployment, poor housing and perceived widespread corruption among the rulers of the world’s top oil exporter whose Gross Domestic Product last year is estimated at $622 billion. ... (Read More)

Fears of Uprising in Saudi Arabia, Prince Warns Royals to Flee

Saudi Arabia's 'Day of Rage': The Next Uprising? - The Daily Beast

Forbidden Knowledge: Arab Uprising in Saudi Arabia is Planned

Bahrain faces 'war of annihilation'
Telegraph.co.uk - Praveen Swami - ‎011611‎
Security forces sent in tanks to crush protests in Bahrain's capital, to retake Pearl Square, with five killed and hundreds injured in what was described as a "war of annihilation". By Praveen Swami, Diplomatic Editor 6:55PM GMT 16 Mar 2011 At least ...

U.S. objects to "excessive force" in Bahrain

Iran urges Bahrain to prevent "foreign interference"
Reuters - Zahra Hosseinian, Tim Pearce - ‎Mar 14, 2011‎
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran urged Bahrain on Monday not to allow foreign interference in the country, a news agency reported, hours after Saudi troops entered the island kingdom to help put down weeks of protests. About 1000 Saudi soldiers entered Bahrain ...

Thousands protest against Saudi troops in Bahrain

Day of annihilation in Bahrain as regime's tanks overwhelm protesters
Vancouver Sun - Praveen Swami - ‎011611‎
Anti-government protesters run from tear gas fired by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) forces as they move in to evacuate Pearl Square in Manama March 16, 2011. Bahraini forces used tanks and ...

Curfew follows deadly Bahrain crackdown
Aljazeera.net - ‎011611‎
Curfew enforced, several dead and hundreds injured as security forces use tanks and helicopters to quash protests. At least six people are reported dead and hundreds injured after security forces in Bahrain drove out pro-democracy protesters from the ...

Bahrain's regime talks softly while bringing the big guns in
The Guardian - ‎Mar 15, 2011‎
The international community is taking weeks to decide whether to impose a no-fly zone over Libya. Meanwhile, in the eerie quiet of a Bahraini afternoon a deployment of 1000 soldiers from the Saudi Arabia who are part of the Pensinsula Shield Force ...
 

Saudi Arabia Rolls Out Massive Show of Force to Head Off Planned ‘Day of Rage’
RawStory.com - 031111

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi Arabia launched a massive security operation Friday in a menacing show of force to deter protesters from a planned "Day of Rage" to press for democratic reform in the conservative kingdom.

Illegal demonstrations were supposed to start after Muslim Friday prayers at noon but as the mosques emptied there were no signs of rallies, with security forces manning checkpoints in key locations across several cities.

In the strategic Olaya commercial centre of the capital Riyadh, where protesters were urged to congregate, hundreds of security personnel surrounded the mosque and inspected motorists' identification documents. ...

Saudi Arabia warns on foreign interference in domestic affairs
DigitalJournal.com - Leo Reyes - ‎031111‎
Prince Saud al-Faisal, Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia and nephew of the Kingdom's ruler King Abdullah, said Wednesday his country rejects any foreign interference in its domestic affairs. Addressing protests by Shiites in the majority Sunni Kingdom ...

Will The Day Of Rage In Saudi Arabia On March 11 Send The Price Of Oil Into Unprecedented Territory?
Blacklisted News.com
The price of oil is shaping up to be the number one economic story of 2011, and right now the eyes of the investing world are closely watching the developing situation in Saudi Arabia.  All of the other recent Middle East revolutions have been organized on the Internet, and now all over Facebook and Twitter there are calls for a “Day of Rage” in Saudi Arabia on March 11. ...

Saudi Arabia's `Day of Rage' Lures Record Bets on $200 Oil
Options traders are betting more than ever that crude oil is heading to ...

Saudi Arabia: day of rage and its impact on America
Everyone is getting the willies about tomorrow's "Day of Rage."

Beyond Libya: Upheaval in Saudi Arabia Threatens to Send Oil Prices to New Highs
Why is Hillary Not Defending the Rights of Saudi Protesters?
Saudi Police Fire on Protestors in Shiite City of Qatif
Saudi prince's fortune rises to $19.6bn in new Forbes rich list 

NewsFocus: It is most notable that Hillary Clinton and the U.S. are not hailing the Saudi Arabia uprisings as "democracy" movements, as they have in Tunisia, Egypt, and now Libya. You have to ask yourself why they would take this reverse stance. Perhaps it is because the U.S. already has control of the Saudi oil fields. Many firmly believe the middle east uprisings have been engineered by the New World Order crowd, in an effort to seize the oil of the region and to bring the area into a new union, controlled of course by the Western central bank powers.
 


What Is The Real Truth About Libya?

Gaddafi Blames Unrest On Foreigners (Can You Say CIA?)
Aljazeera.net - ‎Mar 8, 2011‎
Rebel-held towns continue to be under attack as defiant Libyan leader alleges plot to colonise his country. Muammar Gaddafi, Libya's embattled leader, has once again alleged involvement of foreigners in the rebellion against his more than 41-year-old ...

Libya: British plans to strip Gaddafi of oil revenue

Libya: Reuters Hoaxes The World–EXPOSED!

Gaddafi Troops Clash With Rebels In Oil Port
Sky News - Gary Mitchell - ‎031111
Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have entered the oil port of Ras Lanuf and are fighting insurgents for control of the town, reports have said.

Gaddafi loyalists mount onslaught BBC News
Libyan rebels fall back after Gadhafi forces seize vital oil port
Detroit Free Press

NewsFocus: Gee, it's kind of coincidental that the "rebel" forces are going for the oil. Ask yourself why the Libyans would go after their own oil? Perhaps the rebels are not who we've been told about in our corporate news? How about CIA, Mossad, and MI6?

RT News Disputes Western Account Of Libyan Air Strikes
Shades of the Kuwaiti Incubator Story From The First Iraq War?
NewsFocus - 030211


 

Brookings/ex-CIA Wonk Reveals Middle East Agenda
Blacklisted News.com
"Which Path to Persia?" was a Brookings Institute report written in 2009 describing in excruciating detail the Anglo-Americans' designs against Iran. It included plans for provoking war with Iran, arming and supporting terrorists within Iran, and the funding and organizing of a color revolution, all within the admitted backdrop, not of protecting the continental United States from a dangerous Iran, but rather protecting American hegemony in the Middle East. And of course, the overthrow and reformation of Iran serves to further isolate Russia and China and reassert Anglo-American unipolar global hegemony. ...
 

Deposed Middle East Leaders Alleged To Have Strokes, In Comas
How Coincidental That Neither Leader Can Be Questioned Now
NewsFocus.org | OpEd, by Tim Watts - 021811

First it was former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, and now they're reporting that the deposed Tunisian leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has just had a stroke and is also in a coma. That is indeed quite a coincidence, for both of these leaders to suddenly have a stroke and then lapse into a coma, right after questionable "revolutions" have driven them from power. Most notable, neither man can now be questioned about the circumstances leading to their ouster.

Many Egyptian protesters, both anti and pro Mubarak, said live on Al Jazeera television that the uprisings did not originate in Egypt, but rather were fomented from abroad. Most curious comments to make from Liberation Square in the middle of heated protests.

We're being told that this is a movement for "Democracy" sweeping the Middle East, like it's some sort of brush fire. Fortunately saner minds are now questioning the alleged uprisings and the motives involved. The consensus among many is that this a concerted effort to topple the Middle East for the coming New World Order.

For anyone to believe that each of these targeted leaders both had coincidental strokes, is indeed quite a stretch for the imagination. Also a coincidence that neither man had their stroke, until after they were vulnerable, once stepping down from power.

There's more here to the story than we're being told folks. Seek alternative news sources. (Watch Al Jazeera TV live)

Tunisia: Deposed leader said to be 'gravely ill' after stroke
Independent - Kim Sengupta - ‎021811
The French journalist Nicolas Beau, who has extensively covered events in Tunisia, claimed in his blog that Ben Ali lapsed into a coma after suffering a stroke and was admitted to the hospital under a false name on Tuesday.  ...

Exiled Tunisian leader Ben Ali in serious condition after stroke

'Ailing' Mubarak reportedly in coma
Brisbane Times - 021611
Asked about reports that Mr Mubarak may have suffered a stroke, Mr Shoukry said that "from an official perspective, I have no information related to the ex-president's health". But, he added that he "might have received …
 

UPDATE: 080511
Egypt’s new regime rules with an iron fist
Information Clearinghouse - 080511
What makes someone a martyr and another a thug? In Egypt right now it is the date of death

Millions protest in Egypt to pressure military

Al Jazeera: Signal jammed, website blocked

Mubarak Resigns: Reaction from Egypt
BBC News - 021211
Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protest in Cairo and other cities. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Cairo's Tahrir Square - the heart of the demonstrations. ...

Mubarak Steps Down, Hands Authority To The Military

Full text of Mubarak's speech

Al Jazeera On Mubarak Resignation
 

Egypt's revolution will remake the Middle East, but how?
MiamiHerald.com - Warren P. Strobel, Jonathan S. Landay - ‎021111
WASHINGTON — Egypt's revolution, a secular popular revolt that used nonviolent means to humble an entrenched autocrat, will remake the Middle East — and could mark the end of the era that began on Sept. ...

From London to New York, Egyptians are jubilant

Inequality In America Is Worse Than In Egypt, Tunisia Or Yemen
By Washington's Blog
So why are Egyptians rioting, while the Americans are complacent?
(Read More)

Egypt gov't claimed special powers mirrored in post-9/11 US

View Special NewsFocus Page On the Egypt Crisis
 

Mammoth Cyclone Bears Down On Coast of Australia
Cairns residents 'in awe' of impending cyclone
SydneyMorning Herald - 020111

Authorities door-knocking homes in north Queensland are now ordering people to leave their properties, amid fears severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi will cause a two-meter storm surge.

Latest Bureau of Meteorology modeling shows a direct hit on Cairns early on Thursday morning is one of the more likely scenarios.

The cyclone is expected to be packing 250kmh winds by the time it strikes land, making it more powerful than Cyclone Larry, which devastated the north Queensland town of Innisfail in 2006. ...

Cyclone Yasi: Queensland takes stock of damage
The Guardian - ‎020211‎
A trail of destruction was emerging across the far north of Queensland this morning after the biggest cyclone in living memory crossed the coast at midnight local time. ...

 

WikiLeaks Cables Help Uncover What Made Tunisians Revolt
012611
A set of 10 diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website WikiLeaks offers some insight into the recent upheaval in Tunisia and starts to answer the question of why so many Tunisians took to the streets to topple their leader. ...
 

WikiLeaks: US Cables Claim:
Iran developing nuclear bomb with help of more than 30 countries
Reuters - 011711
The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten quotes U.S. diplomatic cables as saying that Iran is racing to achieve nuclear bomb before its economy collapses due to sanctions.
Read More

Stuxnet Computer Worm
A US-Israel Project To Sabotage Iran's Nuclear Program
William J. Broad, John Markoff and David E. Sanger. - 011711
By the accounts of a number of computer scientists, nuclear enrichment experts and former officials, the covert race to create Stuxnet was a joint project between the Americans and the Israelis, with some help, knowing or unknowing, from the Germans and the British.
Read more

'Stuxnet' could cause 'Chernobyl-like' disaster in Iran: report

Russia warns of ‘Iranian Chernobyl'
Black Propaganda?
Con Coughlin - 011711
Russian nuclear officials have warned of another Chernobyl-style nuclear disaster at Iran's controversial Bushehr reactor because of the damage caused by the Stuxnet virus, according to the latest Western intelligence reports.
Read More

Mossad Zeros in on Tehran's Nuclear Program Spiegel
Israel and US fingered for Stuxnet attack on Iran: The Register
Israel has already attacked Iran
Haaretz

 

New World Order Advocate David Rockefeller Is Protested In Chile

This is the kind of reception you get when you support eugenics and the NWO.

Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer plans to hand over offshore banking secrets of the rich and famous to WikiLeaks
He will disclose the details of massive potential tax evasion before he flies home to stand trial over his actions
Guardian UK, by Ed Vulliamy, (The Observer), 011611

The offshore bank account details of 2,000 "high net worth individuals" and corporations – detailing massive potential tax evasion – will be handed over to the WikiLeaks organisation in London tomorrow by the most important and boldest whistleblower in Swiss banking history, Rudolf Elmer, two days before he goes on trial in his native Switzerland.

British and American individuals and companies are among the offshore clients whose details will be contained on CDs presented to WikiLeaks at the Frontline Club in London. Those involved include, Elmer tells the Observer, "approximately 40 politicians". ... (Read More)

Whistleblower Makes Bank Secrets Claim Financial Times
Swiss Banker Who Used WikiLeaks Faces Trial BusinessWeek
Swiss Tax Whistleblower To Give WikiLeaks New Data: Report Reuters

Update!
Source gives WikiLeaks thousands of Swiss banking files
Reacting to leak, Swiss accuse US of illegal spying operations

A Leak In Paradise
 
Movie trailer for upcoming film on Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer.
 

Prince Charles And Camilla Mobbed; Royal Limo Attacked
Students Riot After Being Told College Tuition Will Triple In Britain
The Guardian UK - 121110


"The look of fear." How royalty looked when the people came for them during the French Revolution.

A car containing Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, was attacked last night as a wave of protest swept through central London in the wake of a Commons vote to force through a trebling of university tuition fees for students in England.

Protesters cracked windows and threw paint on the Rolls-Royce after it became separated from its police escort and was surrounded by demonstrators who had spilled into the West End after an initially peaceful demonstration outside parliament rapidly deteriorated and spread. ...
 


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Crisis of the European Monetary System: The Euro Zone is on the Edge of Collapse
Global Research, by Bob Chapman - 121110

Believe it or not the euro zone and European Union crisis is still in the formative stages.

The bailout packages arranged for Greece and Ireland are not to bail out those two countries, but to bail out the European banks that lent to them and bought their bonds when it was imprudent to do so. They knew, because they control the governments that the public of the solvent governments would bail them out. Thus, the governments of Ireland and Greece with Portugal and Spain to follow will be showered with an Anglo-American style bailout. As you know $1 trillion won’t be enough to make the banks happy, so $3 trillion will be needed. Germany says no we are not going to do that. Well, we’ll see just who the real masters of Germany are. Such policy flies in the face of German culture. It shows you though how close to the edge Europe and its euro zone really is. Germany understands, but the rest of Europe, particularly the PIIGS are in denial. The IMF has its nose under the blanket. It will lend and participate, so that it can serve its masters by keeping these wayward states completely in austerity and bondage for the next 50 years and in that process relieve them of their sovereignty. As all of Europe belatedly understands, one interest rate can never fit all.

We can assure you that the euro zone is on the edge of collapse. It’s just a question of when. ...
 

 
Haiti Cholera Epidemic : Death Toll Over 2,300; Risk of Worsening in Metropolitan Area
Haitilibre.com - ‎Dec 12, 2010‎
Dr. Jocelyne Pierre Louis, Director of Promotion of the Department of Public Health and Population (MSPP) said on Friday, expected in the coming days, an outbreak of the cholera epidemic, particularly in Port-au-Prince and the Metropolitan Region due ...

How We Can Stop Cholera Newsweek
Haiti cholera death toll exceeds 2300 Russia Today
In Haiti, good intentions have unexpected and unfortunate results Anarkismo
In Haiti, good intentions have unexpected and unfortunate results Los Angeles Times
 
 
Afghans Believe US Is Funding Taliban
Guardian.co.uk - 052510
Intellectuals and respected Afghan professionals are convinced the west is prolonging conflict to maintain influence in the region ...
 
 

The Bilderberg Group:
A Secretive Group, Once Denied By Many, Now Exposed
The Nefarious Pact Among Kings, Queens, Presidents And The Wealthy Elite
NewsFocus - 060710

Once regarded
as unsubstantiated fact and conspiracy rumor, this secretive cabal of the world's powerful elite is now accepted as fact and a danger for all of mankind to wake up to and be most wary of. Many have denied the group's existence, but only because they were either too naive to fathom its purpose, too lazy to do their own research, or part of the cover-up to keep the group's alliance and agenda a secret.

History has shown that when those of immense wealth unite together with a common purpose, it is most always for their own enrichment, and the forced servitude of those with far lesser means.

Read about the Bilderberg Group and understand how they adversely affect our world for the sake of their own greed. Then do a search for the Trilateral Commission and also the Council On Foreign Relations (CFR). While you're at it, search for Bohemian Grove. As hard as it is to accept for some, the world does not work as many know it. (Read More)

Conspiracy of Silence: Who are the Bilderberg Group?

 

 
Gordon Brown Resigns As UK Prime Minister
BBC News - ‎‎051110‎
Mr. Brown has officially tendered his resignation to the Queen at Buckingham Palace, and recommended Conservative leader David Cameron succeed him.

British PM Brown announces resignation Reuters
Britain's David Cameron becomes PM; Brown out The Associated Press
 

 
Iceland's Bankers Jailed And Sued
RawStory - 051310
Bankers, execs rounded up as Iceland seeks culprits for econ crisis. ...

NewsFocus: Now this is the way you do it in a just society. Hey Congress, wake up!!
 

 
Security For Benazir Bhutto Was 'Fatally Insufficient'
UN: Failure To Effectively Investigate Bhutto’s Death Was “Deliberate”
Telegraph.co.uk, by Dean Nelson and Alex Spillius - 041610

The 65-page report from the independent commission appointed by the UN said that the inquiry commission believed the failure by Pakistani authorities to effectively investigate Bhutto’s death was “deliberate.”

It said that investigators were hampered by the fear that the intelligence agencies may have been involved and that the agencies and other government offices “severely hampered” the investigation. ...

Govt To File Murder Case Against Musharraf In Bhutto Murder
TheNews.com - 042810

Central Secretary of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Jehangir Badar has said that a case will be lodged against Pervez Musharraf by the state in the wake of UN Report on the assassination of Ms Benazir Bhutto. ...

NewsFocus: They may want to take a real hard look at the ISI and the CIA as well. Many suspect Washington (Bush administration) involvement as well.
 

 
Gordon Brown Sticks Foot In Mouth With Live Mic Open
This Certainly Is Not Going To Help Him In The Upcoming Election
NewsFocus - Op/Ed - 042810
Gordon Brown is exactly like Tony Blair, a lapdog for the uber-wealthy "powers that be." He does their bidding and is a huge advocate for the New World Order. The people do not get a say in Mr. Brown's New World Order. They don't get a vote. Hopefully he will be defeated, but time will only tell what "big money" will do to see his re-election.

Gordon Brown Caught On Open Mic

Wait until the end, when he gets in his car. Gordon tells how he really feels.
 

 
Lockheed Martin Takes Over UK Nuclear Bomb Base A US corporation now controls the UK nuclear arsenal. What's wrong with this picture? ... [Read more]
 
 

US and Russia to Propose Ban On WMD In Middle East  (Israel Too?)
Guardian.co.uk - 050410
Tough global talks ahead in review of nuclear treaty as Egypt aims to put pressure on west over Israel. ...

Pentagon Reveals U.S. Has 5,113 Nuclear Warheads (WMD)
CTV - 050410
The Pentagon figure released Monday includes deployed weapons, which are those more or less ready to launch, and reserve weapons. It does not include thousands of warheads that have been disabled or all but dismantled. Those weapons could, in theory, be reconstituted, or their nuclear material re-purposed.
 

 

How We Were All Lied To Over The Kosovo War
The Lengths That Crooked Politicians Will Go To For War & Profit
NewsFocus - 042710

We were all told that Solobodan Milosevic was a bad guy and was ousted because of the alleged Yugoslavian genocide, but was that the real story? Coincidentally, Milosevic died in his jail cell before the end of his trial, with the cause suspiciously listed as a heart attack. How convenient.

It may interest many to know that Yugoslavia holds a more profitable interest to the greater elite powers of wealth. The country was more likely targeted because of its strategic geographic and economic position. Most Americans are naively unaware of this region's vast economic value.

Some of the most important (lucrative) land and water routes pass through Yugoslavia. This economic corridor provides valued communication links between Europe, the Middle East, the North Sea and the Caucasus-Caspian zone. Coincidentally enough, those locations just so happen to have some of the largest oil resources in the world, and they are of great economic value to Europe.

Like all wars, if there isn't money in it, there is no need to invest war dollars for no return value. Yugoslavia had value, and that made it a prime target of the uber-wealthy elite. Like other conflicts and wars before it, the Kosovo war was a sham right from the start, but in order to fully see the deception, it helps to have an acute understanding of the past.

Remember one of the most stirring testimonies on Iraq, as George H.W. Bush sought a reason to invade the country? (After he told Saddam it was okay to invade Kuwait.) It was the young Iraqi girl who tearfully told Congress that Saddam's soldiers had stormed their hospitals, overturning incubators and leaving new born babies to die on the cold floor, but that story was revealed to be a bald-faced lie.

Bush used the world's largest PR firm, Hill & Knowlton, to plant a story that would con Americans into sympathetic support for attacking Saddam. Coincidentally enough, the person running the H&K Washington office was none other than close Bush friend, Craig Fuller, who was Bush's Chief of Staff when he was Vice President. (Also, the Wirthlin Group, research arm of H&K, was the pollster for the Reagan Administration.)

Fast forward to eight years later and once again we were being fed a story of human atrocity with the Bosnian Serbs as the scapegoats. This time it was the foreign press that was used as the conduit for disinformation and state propaganda. British news channel ITN faked pictures of a Bosnian-Serb "death camp". Remember the pictures of the alleged prison camp, with the emaciated man behind barbed wire? It too was all fake. The film crew positioned themselves on the inside of a fence, looking out towards the men, who were actually looking in. The closely cropped video gave the impression from the camera view that it was the men who were on the inside of the fence, when in actuality it was the news team who was on the inside looking out. (see video below)

So the Bosnian War was a concocted farce, just like the Gulf of Tonkin incident that led the US into Viet Nam, and also the weapons of mass destruction that Bush and Cheney blatantly lied about to get us into the second Iraq war. (Makes you really wonder about the Iran accusations, doesn't it?)

Americans need to understand how we are duped into war and how the media is used to sell us all a perverted lie for the sake of imperialism and war profits.

See the following short film, "Judgment." It details the Kosovo war lie and how we were all duped into another illegitimate war. People need to be aware of how far men of power will go to abuse their office for political and financial gain. It also helps for the public to understand just how complicit and/or corrupt many in our media are when it comes to selling the grand political lie to us all. An informed public is an educated public.

Know the real truth. It just might not be what you were originally led to believe.

Was Europe the real target in the bombing of Serbia?

Two years later Where is Yugoslavia?

The Demonization of Slobodan Milosevic

Slobodan Milosevic

 Judgment
Part 2 Part 3
 
 
Why You Should Be Very Concerned About The Financial Crisis In Greece
IntelDaily.com, by Michael Snyder - May 3, 2010

Up to this point, it seems as though most Americans have not really been too concerned about the financial meltdown that is taking place in Greece.  But they should be.  The truth is that the debt crisis we see playing out in Greece may soon repeat itself in some of the largest nations in the world such as Japan, the U.K. and even the United States.  Once upon a time, this kind of thing only happened in third world nations, but now virtually every nation on earth has a debt problem.  As the saying goes, the borrower is the servant of the lender, and so when a country like Greece gets in way, way too deep financially, it ends up having to give up a portion of its sovereignty to those controlling the purse strings.  In the case of Greece, those controlling the purse strings are the IMF and the EU.  But it just isn’t Greece that is in trouble.  Dozens of nations are in serious financial trouble and are at the mercy of those who can bail them out.  The truth is that global financial institutions like the IMF, the World Bank, the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve are increasingly gaining power all over the globe as governments around the world continue to accumulate frightening amounts of debt. ...

Ireland proves lower corporate taxes lead to bankrupt governments
CrooksandLiars.com, By karoli Sunday May 09, 2010 1:00pm
Hey conservatives, heads up on this. It's a very big deal. Ireland, long-time darling of conservative anti-taxers, is in some deep fiscal trouble. Not because they've overspent, but because they've undertaxed. ...

 

 

The RealNews Network - Is The Euro About To Crash?

 
Polish President Lech Kaczynski Killed In Plane Crash
The Guardian UK - ‎Apr 10, 2010‎
The Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, was among 132 people killed when their plane crashed in Smolensk, west Russia. Photograph: Tomasz Gzell/EPA The Polish ...

Plane Crash Decapitates The Polish Government, Prevents The Reconciliation between Russia and Poland Intelligence Daily
NewsFocus: Who would want to see Russia and Poland remain apart? Hmmmm...

Mistrust of Moscow Cited As Nation Seeks Reasons For Crash
The Australian, AP - ‎041110
Polish President Lech Kaczynski, a one-time anti-communist with a gift for taunting the Kremlin, had every reason to believe he was not welcome in ...

Lech Kaczynski Telegraph.co.uk
'A mix of anger, pain, sorrow' Irish Times 
Technical fault ruled out in plane crash Herald Sun
Grieving Poles cast suspicious eye to Russia CANOE
Poland's leaders wiped out in plane crash Morning Star Online
Glance at some of those who died in plane crash The Associated Press
Analysis: Ramifications of crash on Polish politics CNN International 
Russian official: both 'black boxes' recovered from plane crash scene TODAYonline
Victims of Polish plane crash include Army Chief of Staff, bank chief...
TODAYonline
Polish President Kaczynski proved a controversial figure Deutsche Welle
Crash site at Smolensk where Polish president died ITN NEWS
A Dramatic Impact on Politics in Poland Wall Street Journal

Another Stain In The History Books
Brisbane Times - Matt Moore - ‎041110
WARSAW: He died en route to the most sensitive mission possible - a visit to the place that has driven a wedge between Poles and Russians for three ...

Polish President Dead In Plane Crash In Russia

A morbidly ironic tragedy given the circumstances. Investigation needed.

New Tragedy Echoes The Old
JoongAng Daily - ‎041110‎
A shocking and tragic accident has occurred on the other end of the world. In a mysterious accident in Russia early Saturday, the Polish presidential ...
 

 

A Brief History of Iran

Many Americans do not know the real truth about our role of interference in Iran.

 
7.1-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon Islands
The Associated Press - ‎041110
ADELAIDE, Australia — A major earthquake has struck off the Solomon Islands, but a tsunami was not expected. The US Geological Survey said the 7.1-magnitude ...

Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks Spain DigitalJournal.com

A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (See Environment Page)
 

 

This Is What Our Cousins Across The Pond Think (They're Spot On)

Titled, "What Barry Says," this piece is absolutely right on.

 

 
British Inquiry Into Iraq War Turns Toward Bush Administration
RawStory.com, by Stephen C. Webster - Sunday, March 21st, 2010 -- 8:16 pm
Senior Bush administration officials, including former President George W. Bush himself, have been asked to give testimony before a British committee investigating the basis for the invasion of Iraq, according to a published report.

Other officials contacted by the panel include former Vice President Dick Cheney, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Bush adviser Stephen Hadley, among others. ...

Related: Ramsey Clark chosen to head commission to investigate Bush crimes
 

 

Kucinich on Afghanistan
 

Ron Paul On Afghanistan
 

 
Russian military chief: I think that there are plans to bomb Iran
Russian military chief says Iran bombing inadmissible
RussiaToday.com, 041210
(RT) — Russia’s Chief of General Staff has told the press that bombing Iranian territory in order to make the country give up its nuclear program was inadmissible.

General Nikolai Makarov said at a press conference on Monday that possible bombings of Iran by the United States or Israel were an “extreme option that no one had the right to allow”. “As of the possible bombings, I doubt that they could really take place, though I think that there are such plans,” Makarov said. ...
 

 
As US Attempted To Remove Nuclear Material From Chile, Earthquake Struck
Washington Post - David E. Hoffman - ‎Apr 10, 2010
The US National Nuclear Security Administration was in the process of removing the last highly enriched uranium from Chile when a powerful earthquake struck ...
 
 
Moscow Subway Blasts Kill 38; Death Toll Could Be Higher
Once Again The Immediate Scapegoats Are Alleged Muslim Terrorists
NewsFocus.org - 032910

Is this another false-flag event, or a real terrorist attack? It's getting hard to tell at times these days. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims in this calculated tragedy. We hope that RT News will be as earnest in their reporting on this event as they have been on 9/11. We look forward to future reports as details unfold on this mass murder.

RT News: Moscow Subway Blast Moscow Subway Video
 
 

Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land:
Media & the Israel-Palestine Conflict


 

 
Iraq To Sue US, Britain Over Depleted Uranium
America's Greatest War Crime That Will Linger A Million Years
February 5, 2010
Iraq’s Ministry for Human Rights will file a lawsuit against the US and UK over their use of depleted uranium bombs, an Iraqi minister says. Iraq’s Minister of Human Rights, Wijdan Mikhail Salim, told Assabah newspaper that the suit will be based on reports from the Iraqi ministries of science and the environment finding an increase in the number of babies born with defects in the countries’ southern provinces. The US and UK are said to have dropped nearly 2,000 tons of depleted uranium bombs following the 2003 invasion. ...

NewsFocus: This is arguably Americas greatest international shame. We've overthrown democratically elected government's for our own benefit, but this is an atrocity that any moral country with a conscience should have known better about. Absolutely shameful. Americans need to demand accountability from our government.
 

 
Iceland Votes No, Turns A Cold Shoulder To British, Dutch Banker Bailout Deal

What a shame we didn't get to vote here, huh? Yes, despite some heavy-duty pressure (and the implied threat of being blocked from membership in the European Union), the tiny country voted no to a crushing repayment plan for the British and Dutch debts incurred by a failed Icelandic bank. That plan would have required each Icelander to pay around $135 a month for eight years — about 25% of the average family's salary:

REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Icelanders blew whistles and set off fireworks in the capital as referendum results Sunday showed they had resoundingly rejected a $5.3 billion plan to repay Britain and the Netherlands for debts spawned by the collapse of an Icelandic bank.

Voters in the tiny Atlantic island nation defied both their parliament and international pressure to display their anger at how their nation was being treated. ...


 

 
More Than One Billion People Still Without Toilets
AllAfrica.com - 032210

Dakar — Worldwide 1.1 billion people still relieve themselves outdoors, with eight out of 10 of them living in 10 countries, according to the most recent drinking-water and sanitation report by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Other key facts from the report: Some 884 million people drink from unprotected springs, hand-dug wells or other unsafe water sources, and 29 million more urban dwellers relieve themselves outdoors now than 20 years ago.

To mark World Water Day IRIN draws from the report to offer a snapshot of water and sanitation data up to 2008.

Using household surveys, 152 censuses and 318 government-reports, the report estimated 2.6 billion people still rely on buckets in the bush for hygiene.

Even if countries meet the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of their population without basic sanitation by 2015, there would still be 1.7 billion people worldwide without basic sanitation, according to the report. ...
 

 

Toxic Waste Behind The Somali Pirates
You Are Being Lied To About Pirates (The Story Corp Media Won't Tell You)

ProjectCensored.com

The international community has come out in force to condemn and declare war on the Somali fishermen pirates, while discreetly protecting the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fleets from around the world that have been poaching and dumping toxic waste in Somali waters since the fall of the Somali government eighteen years ago.

In 1991, when the government of Somalia collapsed, foreign interests seized the opportunity to begin looting the country’s food supply and using the country’s unguarded waters as a dumping ground for nuclear and other toxic waste.

According to the High Seas Task Force (HSTF), there were over 800 IUU fishing vessels in Somali waters at one time in 2005, taking advantage of Somalia’s inability to police and control its own waters and fishing grounds. The IUUs poach an estimated $450 million in seafood from Somali waters annually. In so doing, they steal an invaluable protein source from some of the world’s poorest people and ruin the livelihoods of legitimate fishermen. ...

US to engage in 'hit and run' war in Somalia

The United States is involved in preparatory military operations in Somali for a 'major' offensive against Somali fighters, report says. ...
 

 
As the Middle East Peace Talks Hit Deadlock, Talk of Israel Joining the European Union Increases
IntelDaily.com, by Claude Salhani - February 5, 2010
The Middle East peace talks are at a deadlock. Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians to move ahead with the plan established by the so-called Quartet – the US., U.N., EU and Russia — have faltered and come to a complete standstill. ...
 
 
China rejects Iran sanctions, pushes for diplomatic solution

China said Thursday it will continue to push for a diplomatic resolution to the Iranian nuclear standoff, rebuffing efforts by Western powers to introduce a new set of sanctions against Iran.

Iran, China sign $143mn drilling deal

China, which now gets more than 15 percent of its oil from Iran, reportedly has commitments of more than $80 billion in the country's energy sector.
 

 
US Plans $1.4bn Media Aid For Pakistan
Business24-7.ae - 030110
There is strong anti-American sentiment in Pakistan and the hope is this new assistance will help ease that tension. ...
 
 
U.S. Will Determine Who Can Board Some Canadian Flights

Starting in December, some passengers on Canadian airlines flying to, from or even over the United States without ever landing there, will only be allowed to board the aircraft once the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has determined they are not terrorists.

NewsFocus: By what right are we allowed to do this to our good Canadian neighbors?
 

 
Chilean president raises quake death toll to 795
China Daily - 030210‎
SANTIAGO - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said Tuesday that the death toll from Saturday's devastating earthquake had reached 795. ...

Huge 8.8 Quake Hits Chile; Tsunami Threat For Pacific
Update: Tsunami Danger Is Minimal As Threat Passes For Pacific

Washington Post
 - Roberto Candia, Eva Vergara - ‎022710
AP TALCA, Chile -- One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded struck Chile on Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured earth. ...

Why A Stronger Quake Took Fewer Lives

Massive earthquake strikes Chile, 122 dead Reuters 
8.8 earthquake hits Chile; tsunami feared throughout eastern Pacific LA Times
Chile earthquake update: 3 dead, 10 missing after wave hits island CNN International
Violent 8.8 quake hits Chile, sends tsunami towards Hawaii CrooksandLiars
Rice scientist: Chile quake much larger than Haiti's Houston Chronicle
Largest quake in history was 9.5, also near Chile, May 22, 1960 Examiner.com
10 largest earthquakes Telegraph.co.uk 
 

Largest Earthquakes Since 1900
 Location  Date Magnitude
 Chile  May 22, 1960 9.5
 Prince William Sound, Alaska  March 28, 1964 9.2
 Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands  March 9, 1957 9.1
 Kamchatka  Nov. 4, 1952 9.0
 Off western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia  Dec. 26, 2004 9.0
 Chile  Feb. 27, 2010 8.8
 Off the coast of Ecuador  Jan. 31, 1906 8.8
 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands  Feb. 4, 1965 8.7
 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia  March 28, 2005 8.7
 India-China border  Aug. 15, 1950 8.6
 Kamchatka  Feb. 3, 1923 8.5
 
 
US Fights For Access To EU Bank Data

The US government has initiated a diplomatic offensive against threatened moves by MEPs to block a deal that gives American intelligence agencies direct access to European bank data.

EU Denies US Access To Bank Data
 

 
Queen Elizabeth II The Largest Landowner On Earth
Over $33-Trillion Dollars In World Real Estate Holdings

WhoOwnsTheWorld.com

Queen Elizabeth II, head of state of the United Kingdom and of 31 other states and territories, is the legal owner of about 6,600 million acres of land, one sixth of the earth’s non ocean surface. ...
 

Largest Five Personal Landowners On Earth

 Queen Elizabeth II  6,600 million acres
 King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia  553 million acres
 King Bhumibol of Thailand  126 million acres
 King Mohammed IV of Morocco  113 million acres
 Sultan Quaboos of Oman  76 million acres

NewsFocus: And of course she's supporting our schools by paying property tax, right?
 

 

Dogboy and Mr. Dan: Iran In The Crosshairs

 
More Blackwater Than Cops, Pakistan Says

There are more private security contractors from Xe, formerly Blackwater, operating in Islamabad than capital police, a religious leader said. ...
 
 
Descent Into Barbarism:
The US and NATO Wage War on the World
Finian Cunningham
The argument is won: capitalism as an effective system to organize society and provide for human needs has expired. The evidence is conclusive.
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Every Occupation Fuels an Insurgency
Dennis Kucinich
Afghanistan, Jobs and Health Care, All big issues in America. And one man with strong opinions on all of them is U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich.
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China’s hawks demand cold war on the US

More than half of Chinese people questioned in a poll believe China and America are heading for a new “cold war”.
 
 
Cover-up Claims As David Kelly Post Mortem Set To Stay Under Wraps For 70 Years (UN Weapons Inspector Who Told The WMD Truth)
NewsFocus: Someone Clearly Has Something To Hide Regarding His Death
DailyMail.co.uk, by Daniel Martin - 012410

Medical records which would shed light on the death of government scientist David Kelly will be kept secret for 70 years, it emerged yesterday.

The unprecedented move has been ordered by Lord Hutton, who chaired the inquiry which controversially concluded that the mysterious death was suicide.

It means vital evidence, including the results of Dr Kelly's post-mortem examination  -  which have never been made public  -  will remain under wraps until 2073, by which time anyone involved in the case will almost certainly be dead. ...
 

 
USGS Claims Venezuela Sits On Earth’s Largest Oil Reserves
RawStory.com, by Stephen C. Webster - Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Venezuela may have just become the center of an energy-starved world.

The Orinoco Belt, situated squarely underneath the South American nation, may hold some 513 billion barrels of crude oil, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

That's twice the size of Saudi Arabia's oil reserves, placing Venezuela firmly atop the list of oil-rich nations. ...

NewsFocus: This is news to the public, but not the U.S. Government. Maybe now people will connect the dots and understand why Bush kept trying to pick a fight with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. It's all about the black gold.
 

 

Gulf Nations Sign Monetary Pact!
Gulf Nations Ally; Banking Cartel Takes Over
English.Aljazeera.net, 121209
Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia signed and ratified the pact on Tuesday, which will see them work towards setting up a joint central bank and implementing a single currency.

NewsFocus: The real power in this world does not come not from our elected leaders, but from the cabals of the ultra-wealthy central banks. (Money = Power)

Gulf Arabs agree on joint military force
InformationClearinghouse.info
The US-allied six-nation bloc is located across the Gulf from Iran and includes the world’s top oil exporter Saudi Arabia. They share Washington’s concerns over Iran’s nuclear plans. ...
 

 
Iran anniversary 'punch' will stun West
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: "The Iranian nation, with its unity and God's grace, will punch the arrogance (of Western powers) on the 22nd of Bahman (February 11) in a way that will leave them stunned," Ayatollah Khamenei, who is also Iran's commander-in-chief, told a gathering of air force personnel on Monday.
 
 
Iraq littered with high levels of nuclear and dioxin contamination, study finds"
NewsFocus: This Is America's Greatest Shame
InformationClearinghouse.info - 012410
Greater rates of cancer and birth defects near sites - Depleted uranium among poisons revealed in report. ...
 
 
Haiti quake toll tops 110,000
InformationClearinghouse.info - 012410
Meanwhile, authorities in Haiti have ended search and rescue operations, a day after two survivors were pulled alive from the rubble of collapsed buildings in the capital, Port-au-Prince, 10 days after they were buried.

7.0 quake hits Haiti; could be 'catastrophe,' official says
CNN International - Mallory Simon, Shasta Darlington - ‎011210‎
AP reported that a hospital had collapsed (CNN) -- A major earthquake struck southern Haiti on Tuesday, knocking down buildings and power lines and inflicting what its ambassador to the United States called a catastrophe for the Western Hemisphere's ...

The "Shock Doctrine" for Haiti
by Ashley Smith
The U.S. is reviving what Haitians call "the plan of death."
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Arab States Take 4 of Top 5 Spots in Purchase of U.S. Weapons and Services (The Military Industrial Complex Is Making Serious  'Bank')
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Noel Brinkerhoff, David Wallechinsky - 123009
Most of the leading buyers of American military hardware in 2008 had two characteristics in common: they speak Arabic and their governments are opposed to democracy and basic freedoms.
Continue
 
 

Are We Really That Different?

Stop The Orchestrated Clash of Civilizations. What Would Jesus Do?

 
The Aim of America’s Secret War?
Welcome to Pashtunistan
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Shaukat Qadir - 122809
Pakistan’s conspiracy theorists have long held that the real object of Xe, acting on behalf of the CIA, is to destabilise Pakistan so as to have an excuse to take over or destroy its nuclear assets, because Israel and the US remain uncomfortable with a nuclear Pakistan. I have long disputed this theory, but am finding it increasingly difficult to continue doing so.
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‘Blackwater, DynCorp working in Pakistan’: Gates
012410
Gates conceded that US security companies Blackwater and DynCorp are operating in Pakistan in private capacities. He said the companies would comply with Pakistani laws.
 
 

Iran Nuke Document Was Forged: U.S. Intelligence
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Gareth Porter - 123009
U.S. intelligence has concluded that the document published recently by the Times of London, which purportedly describes an Iranian plan to do experiments on what the newspaper described as a "neutron initiator" for an atomic weapon, is a fabrication, according to a former Central Intelligence Agency official.
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National Irish Bank moves to cashless banking
IrishTimes.com  - 123009
National Irish Bank has written to thousands of its customers this month informing them of a “new style of banking” in which branches will not handle over-the-counter cash transactions.

NewsFocus: And so it begins. Globalist economic reform or a too for Big Brother?
 

 
War Crime Case Against Tony Blair Now Rock-solid
A trial would be warmly welcomed by millions – so what happens next?
InformationClearinghouse.info - by Neil ClarkDec 2009
Going to war to change another country's regime is prohibited by international law, while the Nuremburg judgment of 1946 laid down that "to initiate a war of aggression", as Blair and Bush clearly did against Iraq, "is the supreme international crime, differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole".
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'Bush and Blair Misled the Public... Yes, It's Conceivable Both Could End Up on Trial' CommonDreams.org
 

 

Is Blair trying to cash in on climate change?
SnipURL.com 121009
Ex-PM arrives at summit to urge greenhouse gas deal. ...

Mystery of Tony Blair's money solved
Guardian.co.uk - 121709
A little-known loophole in UK company law is being used by Tony Blair to keep his finances secret, the Guardian can disclose.
 

 

Time Flies

 
Russia warns US about missile shield
IntelDaily, Wed, 30 Dec 2009
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned on Tuesday that Moscow will pursue plans for new weapons to counter the US missile defense system, and added that the US plans are holding up a new nuclear disarmament treaty. ...

Putin warns US over missile defence
EnglishAljazeera.net  - 123009
Russia must develop new offensive weapons to counter US missile defences and prevent policymakers in Washington from feeling they can "do whatever they want," Vladimir Putin, the country's prime minister, has said ...
 

 
China mulls overseas naval base
EnglishAljazeera.net  - 123009
Chinese naval vessels have been operating in the Gulf of Aden off the Horn of Africa for a year, escorting both Chinese and foreign ships through the waters where Somali pirates operate. ...
 
 

U.S. Widens Terror War to Yemen
NYTimes.con - 122809
In the midst of two unfinished major wars, the United States has quietly opened a third, largely covert front against Al Qaeda in Yemen.

CIA present in Yemen since 2008
Blogs.JS-Kit.com - 122809
Report: Mohamed al-Anisi had told the Saudi Arabian newspaper Okaz that the Yemeni forces were cooperating with the US military on attacks against al-Qaeda camps.

Senator Lieberman calls for ‘preemptive’ attack on Yemen
RawStory.com - 122809
"Iraq was yesterday’s war," Lieberman explained. "Afghanistan is today’s war. If we don’t act preemptively, Yemen will be tomorrow’s war. That’s the danger we face."

US Attack Kills 120 In Yemen
Obama Ordered U.S. Military Strike on Suspected "Terrorists"
InformationClearinghouse.info, bBy BRIAN ROSS, RICHARD ESPOSITO, MATTHEW COLE, LUIS MARTINEZ and KIRIT RADIA

As many as 120 people were killed in the three raids, according to reports from Yemen, and opposition leaders said many of the dead were innocent civilians.
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U.S. Cruise Missile Attacks in Yemen
InformationClearinghouse.info, by Glenn Greenwald
For many people, the mere assertion by anonymous U.S. Government officials that these attacks targeted "suspected al-Qaeda sites" will be sufficient to deem them justified.
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U.S Kill 63 Civilians, 28 Children in Yemen Air Strikes
InformationClearinghouse.info, by Press TV
Yemen's Houthi fighters say scores of civilians, including many children, have been killed in US air-raids in the southeast of the war-stricken Arab country. The Shia fighters on Friday reported the deaths of 63 people, including some 28 children, in the southeastern province of Abyan.
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'US aided' deadly Yemen raids: YouTube video shows women and children killed in attacks

US media: Obama ordered deadly blitz on Yemen
InformationClearinghouse.info
US Nobel Peace Prize laureate President Barack Obama has signed the order for a recent military strike on Yemen in which scores of civilians, including children, have been killed, a report says.
 

 

US drones hacked by Iraqi insurgents
Guardian.co.uk - 121709
One of America's most sophisticated weapons in the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, the unmanned drone, has been successfully penetrated by insurgents using software available on the internet for $26 (£16).

Not Just Drones: Militants Can Snoop on Most U.S. Warplanes
Wired.com - Dec 2009
Militants have the ability to see through the eyes of all kinds of combat aircraft — from traditional fighters and bombers to unmanned spy planes. The problem is in the process of being addressed. But for now, an enormous security breach is even larger than previously thought.

Report: Drone Feeds Gave Insurgents 'Early Warning' Wired.com

 

 
Obama moves ahead with AFRICOM
InformationClearinghouse.info - 121709
US ArmyConcerned over the supply of oil to the US and a supposed need to continue the global 'War on Terror', President Barack Obama has essentially maintained the militarised approach to Africa that was the hallmark of his immediate predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, writes Daniel Volman.
 
 

Israel Rules
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Paul Craig Roberts - 123009
On Christmas eve when Christians were celebrating the Prince of Peace, the New York Times delivered forth a call for war. “There’s only one way to stop Iran,” declared Alan J. Kuperman, and that is “military air strikes against Iran’s nuclear facilities.”
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Bethlehem Christmas isn't all merry as celebrants protest Israeli presence
Ha'aretz - ‎122409‎
The top Roman Catholic cleric in the Holy Land delivered Christmas wishes yesterday for peace in the Middle East - and prayed for the day when Israel would withdraw from the Palestinian territories.

Israel to demolish 900 Palestinian houses! (Who are the real terrorists?)

Israel remains “immune” to war crimes tribunal IntelDaily,
 

 

NewsFocus: What A @#%* Twisted Relationship. Time To Dump Terrorist Israel

Obama approves $30-billion aid to Israel
YNetNews.com
Jewish state receives $2.775 billion as part of agreement granting it $30 billion in coming decade

Israeli pleads guilty to leaking classified U.S. documents
Haaretz.com
An Israeli lawyer and left-wing activist who worked as a linguist for the FBI has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to a blogger who posted the information online.
 

 
Dubai Opens World's Tallest Skyscraper, Renames It After Abu Dhabi Leader
HuffingtonPost.com - 010410
(AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai opened the world's tallest skyscraper Monday, and in a surprise move renamed the gleaming glass-and-metal tower Burj Khalifa in a nod to the leader of neighboring Abu Dhabi -- the oil-rich sheikdom which came to its rescue during the financial meltdown. ...
 
 
Ex-FBI linguist pleads guilty to leaking secret documents
News.SMH.com 121809
Leibowitz, also known as Samuel Shamai Leibowitz, acknowledged handing over five FBI documents concerning the communication intelligence activities of the United States to the blogger, who was not identified. ...
 
 
Spymaster Sees Israel As The World Cyberwar Leader
Israel Using Civilian Technological Advances To Enhance Cyberwarfare
Reuters.com
Using computer networks for espionage -- by hacking into databases -- or to carry out sabotage through so-called "malicious software" planted in sensitive control systems has been quietly weighed in Israel against arch-foes ...
 
 

Chavez: U.S. military bases in Colombia stab to S. America

The president also said that the right-wing in Latin America was being organized to attack the Bolivian Alliance of the Americas (ALBA) and the Union of South American Nations (Unasur)

Chavez warns Colombia not to attack Venezuela
PressTV.ir
He told his countrymen that they must be calm but fully alert as Colombia has sent two army battalions to the Venezuelan border. ...

Colombia to build new military base on Venezuelan border
RawStory.com 121909
Army Commander General Oscar Gonzalez meanwhile announced Saturday that six air battalions were being activated, including two on the border with Venezuela.

Colombia 'facing foreign threat' (U.S. Propaganda?)
EnglishAljazeera.net
Silva did not specifically mention Venezuela in his interview with El Tiempo, but spoke of the "growing risk" of a foreign power taking action against Colombia.
 

 
The Puppet Masters Smile: Silvio Berlusconi ratings rise after attack Italian Leader Released From hospital - IntelDaily.com

Silvio Berlusconi to spend fourth night in hospital after attack
guardian.co.uk - 121609
The Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is to spend a fourth night in hospital recovering from an attack which left him with a broken nose and two chipped teeth. ...

Man Detained Near Hospital Room of Italian PM
Berlusconi attacker apologizes for 'superficial' act
Berlusconi in hospital at least till Wednesday
Attack on Berlusconi raises security concerns (For oppressive tyrants.)
I do not condone violence, but if you're a good politician, the people will embrace you. Berlusconi is not well liked by many. Perhaps he should re-think his policies and his treatment of the people? Very sad to see this. Much like the Iraqi show-thrower, you have to worry now for the guy who did this. It appears his dad certainly is.
 

 
Obama 'to expand drone strikes' in Pakistan
IntelDaily.com, Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:13:00 +0000
The administration of Nobel peace laureate, President Barack Obama, has authorized an expansion of drone attacks on Pakistan's troubled tribal regions, a new report says.

The New York Times report also says US and Pakistani officials are discussing the possibility of CIA operated drone strikes in Pakistan's Baluchistan province for the first time.

The purported aim of the American air strikes is to target militants. But Pakistani media outlets say the raids have mostly killed civilians.

The unpopular strikes were initiated under the George W Bush administration in 2006.

Obama quietly authorizes expansion of war in Pakistan
DeccanHerald.com
CIA has submitted its plan to widen its campaign in Pakistan to the White House and has asked for commitment to jack up the agency's budget for operations inside the country.

CIA to expand drone use in Pakistan

Pakistan is a target and not a US ally
InformationClearinghouse.info
The USA-UK-Israel-India-Afghanistan have ganged up to trap Pakistan under the garb of friendship so that it could be denuclearised and ultimately reduced to a vassal state.

 

 
U.S. won't rule out Iran strike
Haaretz.com
France touts new nuclear sanctions: Military force would have only limited effect in stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons but must remain an option, the top U.S. military officer said Monday. ...

Obama told China: I can't stop Israel strike on Iran indefinitely
Haaretz.com 121709
U.S. President Barack Obama has warned his Chinese counterpart that the United States would not be able to keep Israel from attacking Iranian nuclear installations for much longer, senior officials in Jerusalem told Haaretz. ...

Iran protests reported US Navy incident
SILive.com 121709
UNITED NATIONS - Iran sent a letter to the U.N. protesting what it called an unlawful attack by the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf that caused an Iranian fishing boat to sink. ...
 

 

The Peak Oil Crisis: China in 2010
IntelDaily.com, Fri, 04 Dec 2009 14:00:00 +0000
Excerpt: Some outside observers, however, are not sure China's economy is is really growing as fast as Beijing claims. They cite numerous examples of anomalies in China's recent economic statistics. As China's exports are acknowledged to have dropped by 23 percent in July and August and 15 percent in September, this leaves only domestic consumption and investment in plant and infrastructure to be the source of the rapid growth.

The Vicious Competition For Peak Oil
24/7WallSt.com, November 30, 2009
There has been a heated argument for the last several years about when the world will start to run out of oil. The rate of oil production, after more than a century of drilling, may have already peaked or it may peak in a decade. Everything in oil production will be downhill after that.  The Observer recently pointed out that, “Even the Paris-based IEA admits that the world still needs to find the equivalent of four new Saudi Arabias to feed increasing demand at a time when the depletion rate in old fields of the North Sea and other major producing areas is running at 7% year on year.”

The more relevant concern, at least in the short-term, about oil should not be how much there is but who will own it.
 

 

Mysterious spiral lights over Norway provokes debate
Mirror.co.uk - 121009
By Conrad Quilty-Harper, Mirror.co.uk 10/12/2009 The appearance of a strange spiral light in the skies above Norway yesterday has prompted plenty of debate ...

See TechSci page for more...
 

 
Blackwater Involved In Benazir Bhutto and Hariri Assassinations
Pakistan Army Chief Says Bush Administration, US Behind Killing
TehranTimes, 091409
Former Pakistani army chief: Pakistan’s former chief of army staff, General Mirza Aslam Beg (ret.), has said the U.S. private security company Blackwater was directly involved in the assassinations of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto and former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri. ...
 

The payoff for complicity?
US gives $3bn in aid to Pakistan
Pakistan puzzled over US envoy’s $3bn aid claim
 

 
Was David Kelly murdered on the orders of the British Government?
Doctors Start Legal Action for New Inquest
Global Research, by Andrew Alderson - December 7, 2009
Six senior doctors have begun legal action to force a new inquest into the death of Dr David Kelly, the scientist who died days after being exposed as the source of a controversial BBC story on the Iraq war.

 

The action is being taken because six doctors are convinced that the original verdict of suicide is unsafe and should be overturned.

 

Some suspect that Dr Kelly, 59, was murdered shortly after it was revealed that he was the source of a BBC story which alleged that evidence against Iraq had been "sexed up" by the Government in order to justify the 2003 invasion. ...
 

 
EU foreign ministers: Jerusalem must be joint capital of Israel, Palestinian state
InformationClearinghouse.info
European Union foreign ministers on Tuesday called for negotiations over the status of Jerusalem, saying a way should be found to make it the capital of two nations, Israel and a future Palestinian state.
 
 

Children of Afghan Refugees Are Dying From the Cold As Kabul Ignores Their Plight
Wouldn't it make a lot more sense for us to focus only on the humanitarian aid instead of bombing them? Yeah, I know there are huge logistical challenges - but are the challenges any worse than they are for trying to win a war?

Afghan refugees who fled the war-torn south have claimed they are so neglected by government in Kabul that their children are dying from hypothermia for want of the most basic supplies.

Families that left Helmand, Kandahar and other southern provinces to escape the fighting between US-led forces and a resurgent Taliban say the cold is much more lethal.

Living in a make-shift camp on the edge of Kabul, residents told Al Jazeera's James Bays that no government official has ever come to see how they have been forced to live.


 

 

Prince William to share Queen's duties: Treasury document reveals secret plan to make him the 'Shadow King'
DailyMail.co.uk, by Glen Owen, Mail on Sunday Political Correspondent

The Queen is to hand over a substantial part of her public duties to Prince William to help him prepare for the day when he becomes King, according to a confidential document obtained by The Mail on Sunday.

Secret papers reveal that plans to ease the strain on the 83-year-old monarch and her 88-year-old husband, Prince Philip, are at an advanced stage.

The disclosures come despite months of denials from the Palace that the Queen was planning to step back from her official work in favour of her 27-year-old grandson. 

The information is contained in a briefing note written by Chancellor Alistair Darling’s Treasury officials about new financial arrangements for Prince Charles and his sons.

Key paragraphs, disclosing the reason for the changes, are blacked out.

But this newspaper has obtained an uncensored version of the document which confirms that the Queen is grooming William as a ‘Shadow King’. ...
 

 
Britain’s ruling elite express fear of “class war”
By Chris Marsden
(WSWS) -- For several days, Britain’s media was filled with discussion of the “class war” supposedly launched by Prime Minister Gordon Brown against David Cameron and the Conservatives. The occasion for the often heated and indignant press response was Brown’s suggestion that Tory proposals for raising the threshold for inheritance tax to £1 million were “dreamed up on the playing fields of Eton.” The Treasury estimated that the proposals would cost £1.2 billion a year, of which half would go to the wealthiest 3,000 estates.
 
 

Report: Iran and Syria sign defense cooperation pact
InformationClearinghouse.info
Iran and Syria signed a defense cooperation pact in Damascus on Friday, and pledged to work in coordination to counter the regional threat they see posed by the "Zionist regime," Iranian news agency Al-Alam reported.
 

 
Obama Is Preparing for War in South America
An Interview with Eva Golinger

InformationClearinghouse.info, by Mike Whitney - 121809
The rise of Barack Obama neutralized a growing sentiment for profound change inside the US. Hopefully, the slowdown in US activism will only be temporary. South of the border, there is tremendous change taking place. New social, political and economic models are being built by popular grassroots movements in Venezuela, Bolivia and other Latin American nations that seek economic and social justice.
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President Hugo Chavez to army: Shoot American ‘spy’ planes
BostonHerald.com 122009
President Hugo Chavez yesterday accused the United States of violating Venezuela’s airspace with an unmanned spy plane, and ordered his military to be on alert and shoot down any such aircraft in the future..

Hugo Chavez orders military to shoot at US aircraft IntelDaily.com

Eyes over Venezuela: Chavez accuses U.S. of sending spy plane into Venezuela's airspace

Chavez prepares Venezuela for 'US-provoked war'
InformationClearinghouse.info
President Hugo Chavez says Venezuela must be ready to defend itself against what he called the US and Colombia's gearing up for initiating a military conflict.

Venezuela's Chavez accuses Dutch of aggression (Aiding A U.S. Attack?)
News.Yahoo.com 121809
President Hugo Chavez on Thursday accused the Netherlands of planning "aggression" against Venezuela by allowing U.S. troops access to Dutch islands off the Caribbean coast of the OPEC nation.

Historical Flashback: The Pinochet files
InformationClearinghouse.info
A series of declassified US documents have revealed the extent of America's role in the Chilean coup, reports Jonathan Franklin.
 

 
Cuba And Venezuela Sign $3.2Billion Trade Deal
BBC News - ‎121209‎
Cuba's President Raul Castro and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez are signing economic co-operation deals worth $3.2bn (£1.96bn). ...
 
 
US warns Latin America against cozying up to Iran
InformationClearinghouse.info
Hillary Clinton said on Friday that "we can only say that is a really bad idea for the countries involved," warning Bolivia and Venezuela in particular. Clinton went on to accuse Iran of being "the major supporter, promoter and exporter of terrorism in the world ...
 
 
Iran bans foreign media
As major student protest looms, Iran locks foreign media out of Tehran.
 
 
Russia wins India nuclear contracts
InformationClearinghouse.info
Russia's state nuclear company said Tuesday it could build four to six nuclear reactors in eastern India, a day after Moscow led international nuclear cooperation with New Delhi.
 
 
Video: Russia ‘tired of being duped’ by U.S.
 
 
Scientist accused of espionage to remain in jail, judge decides
Washington Post - Maria Glod - ‎102009‎
A federal judge ordered that a Chevy Chase scientist remain jailed on a charge that he tried to pass national secrets ...

Md. scientist of accused of trying to sell US military secrets
Washington Examiner - Freeman Klopott - ‎Oct 19, 2009‎
A Maryland scientist who once worked at the White House and had top secret clearance with the US military has been accused of trying to sell US nuclear ...
 
 
Pakistan sends 30000 troops for all-out assault on Taliban
guardian.co.uk - ‎101709
More than 30000 Pakistani soldiers launched a long-expected assault on the Taliban lair of South Waziristan today, following a fortnight of militant attacks that left 175 people dead and underlined the threat to Pakistan's stability.
Pakistan fights 'mother of all battles' with the Taliban Telegraph.co.uk
 
 
Why Pakistanis would reject $7.5 billion in US aid
ChristianScienceMonitor
The United States is offering $7.5 billion to Pakistan for development – but only 15 percent of Pakistanis support accepting it, according to a Gallup Pakistan survey released Wednesday.
 
 
"Defiant" UN Backs Israel War Crimes Report
Press Association, by Gavin Cordon
Britain and France today failed in an attempt to delay a crunch Middle East vote at the UN, amid warnings by Israel that it could derail the peace process.
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Will Tony Blair Be the First European President?
RawStory.com 100309
Lisbon Treaty will give European Union a president -- and it may be Tony Blair
Ireland voted strongly in favor of the European Union's Lisbon Treaty, overturning a previous, shock No vote and taking a key step towards ending the 27-nation bloc's deadlock, ministers said on Saturday. ...
 
 
Marx and Lenin Revisited
InformationClearinghouse.info, by Paul Craig Roberts
If Karl Marx and V. I. Lenin were alive today, they would be leading contenders for the Nobel Prize in economics. Continue
 
 
US accepts Hamid Karzai as Afghan President
Despite poll fraud claims
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Giles Whittell in Washington 092909
The White House has ended weeks of hesitation over how to respond to the Afghan election by accepting President Karzai as the winner despite evidence that up to 20 per cent of ballots cast may have been fraudulent.
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The Cost of Israel to US Taxpayers
InformationClearinghouse.info, by Richard H. Curtiss
Recently Americans have begun to read and hear that “Israel receives $3 billion in annual U.S. foreign aid.” That's true. But it's still a lie. The problem is that in fiscal 1997 alone, Israel received from a variety of other U.S. federal budgets at least $525.8 million above and beyond its $3 billion from the foreign aid budget, and yet another $2 billion in federal loan guarantees.
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India raises nuclear stakes
India boasts of new nuclear technology
Financial Times, b
y James Lamont in New Delhi and James Blitz in London September 27 2009
India says it can now produce high yield nuclear weapons.

India Boasts of High-Yield Nuclear 'Strategic Deterrent'
ChattahBox - ‎092809‎
(ChattahBox)— In the wake of Iran's missile testing on Sunday, the Indian government made an announcement extolling its nuclear capabilities, of high-yield ...
 

 
Iran tests longest-range missiles
BBC News - ‎092809
Iranian media has reported the successful testing of two of the country's longest-range missiles, a week after it was revealed a second uranium enriching plant was being built south of Tehran. ...

Iran Agrees to Let UN Examine Nuclear Site
New York Times - Neil MacFarquhar - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By THE NEW YORK TIMES Iran's nuclear chief said Saturday that United Nations nuclear inspectors would be allowed to visit the newly revealed uranium-enrichment facility. ...

Obama accuses Iran of building secret nuclear plant
Washington Post - Matt Spetalnick, Mark Heinrich - ‎092509
PITTSBURGH/VIENNA (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama and other Western leaders accused Iran on Friday of building a ...
Ahmadinejad Denies Iran Concealed Nuclear Facility Washington Post
Iran Reveals Existence of Second Uranium Enrichment Plant Washington Post
 

 

America Is Led And Informed By Liars
Another War in the Works
InformationClearinghouse.info, by Paul Craig Roberts 092909
The president of the United States and his European puppets are doing what they do best--lying through their teeth. The US “mainstream media” repeats the lies as if they were facts. The US “media” is again making itself an accomplice to wars based on fabrications.
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Everything You Know About Iran Is A Myth
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Lawrence of Cyberia
Are you getting the message that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the new Hitler and Iran is the Fourth Reich and they’re just days away from nuking us and if we don’tShock and Awe them into regime change and install a U.S.-friendly regime.
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More Lies, More Deception
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Paul Craig Roberts
Iran is insisting that the US government abide by the non-proliferation treaty that the US originated and pushed and that Iran signed. But the US government, which is currently engaged in three wars of aggression and has occupying troops in a number of other countries, insists that Iran, which is invading and occupying no country, cannot be trusted with nuclear energy capability.
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US vows to support Russia's entry into WTO
RawStory.com 092209
Washington is eager for Russia's entry into the World Trade Organization, and promised Monday to offer "constructive support" toward that end, US trade representative Ron Kirk said. ...
 
 

PROJECT INDECT: A.I. TO POLICE EUROPE
RawStory.com, By Stephen C. Webster - September 20, 2009
The European Union is spending tens of millions of euros on an artificial intelligence system known as “Project Indect,” which would draw from multiple data sources, namely public surveillance cameras, in order to detect “threats” and recognize “abnormal behavior” across the whole continent.

According to the project’s Web site, once completed, Project Indect would even be able to track vehicles as a type of support network for EU police officers.

Perhaps more chilling, the project promises “continuous monitoring” of “web sites, discussion forums, usenet groups, file servers, p2p networks [and] individual computer systems”.
 

 

President Carter: US possibly 'involved' in 2002 Chavez coup
AFP 092009
The United States knew about an abortive coup against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in 2002, and may even have taken part, former US president Jimmy Carter has told a Colombian newspaper.

"I think there is no doubt that in 2002, the United States had at the very least full knowledge about the coup, and could even have been directly involved," Carter said in an interview with El Tiempo published Sunday. ...

Hitman: Ten year Old $25 million bounty on Hugo Chavez
Colombian hitman: 2,500 paramilitary in Venezuela with goal of ‘taking down’ Chavez
RawStory.com, by Stephen C. Webster - Saturday, September 26th, 2009 -- 1:53 pm
A Colombian hitman recently disclosed to the Venezuelan government that over 2,500 paramilitary fighters are in the country, each chasing a $25 million bounty on the life of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez, according to Arab news network Al Jazeera. ...

 

 
UPDATE!

Israel admits to organ thefts
EnglishAljazeera.net
Israel has admitted that it harvested organs from the dead bodies of Palestinians and Israelis in the 1990s, without permission from their families.

Israeli video confirms theft of Palestinian organs
Alarabiya.net - 122009
The 57-minute video was filmed by Yehuda Hiss, the director and chief pathologist at the Abu Kabir Institute of Forensic Medicine, and explains how he authorized organ theft, gave instructions to doctors to do so and said he would sometimes snatch the organs himself. ...

Murdering Palestinians For Their Organs: "All Facts On The Ground Prove Swedish Report Is Correct"
Voltaire Network, by Saed Bannoura 082309
Former Palestinian detainee, researcher Abdul-Nasser Farwana, stated that all facts on the ground, since decades, prove that the Israeli occupation executed Palestinian detainees after they surrendered and refused to hand their bodies to their families. Hundreds of bodies were transferred to the families days, months or even years after the fact, and when the bodies were sent back, they were missing vital internal organs.
 

 
Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?
Signs of the Times,  by John Perkins 080709
In writing my new book Hoodwinked (Random House, Nov 2009 publication date), I recently visited Central America. Everyone I talked with there was convinced that the military coup that had overthrown the democratically-elected president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, had been engineered by two US companies, with CIA support. And that the US and its new president were not standing up for democracy.

Earlier in the year Chiquita Brands International Inc. (formerly United Fruit) and Dole Food Co had severely criticized Zelaya for advocating an increase of 60% in Honduras's minimum wage, claiming that the policy would cut into corporate profits. They were joined by a coalition of textile manufacturers and exporters, companies that rely on cheap labor to work in their sweatshops. ...
 
 

Who is funding the Afghan Taliban? You don’t want to know
GlobalPost and Reuters, by Jean MacKenzie 081709
KABUL — It is the open secret no one wants to talk about, the unwelcome truth that most prefer to hide. In Afghanistan, one of the richest sources of Taliban funding is the foreign assistance coming into the country.

Virtually every major project includes a healthy cut for the insurgents. Call it protection money, call it extortion, or, as the Taliban themselves prefer to term it, “spoils of war,” the fact remains that international donors, primarily the United States, are to a large extent financing their own enemy.

“Everyone knows this is going on,” said one U.S. Embassy official, speaking privately. ...

Kucinich renews call to end Afghan War
 

 
AFRICOM: Western Self-Serving Interests or African Security?
New Liberian by Paul I. Adujie 082309
America’s Africa Command is instead seen as machinery for Western governments to pursue their vaunted economic, political and hegemonic hemispheric influence at the expense of Africans as well as a backdoor through which Westerners can outmaneuver rivals such as China and perhaps Russia in addition.

America’s establishment of the so-called African Command(AFRICOM), should be seen for what it is: America’s self-interested armada of protection for America, and her allies and not for Africa’s security. ...

 
 
'Vladimir Putin's Dark Rise to Power'
Why 'GQ' Doesn't Want Russians To Read Its Story
InformationClearinghouse.info, By David Folkenflik
His investigative piece, published in the September American edition of GQ, challenges the official line on a series of bombings that killed hundreds of people in 1999 in Russia. It profiles a former KGB agent who spoke in great detail and on the record, at no small risk to himself. But instead of trumpeting his reporting, GQ's corporate owners went to extraordinary lengths to try to ensure no Russians will ever see it. Continue

 
 
BRIC Countries Catch Up And Overtake G7
China, India And Russia Will Become The Engine of World Growth
Global Research, by Oleg Mityayev June 17, 2009
MOSCOW. – The Russian city of Yekaterinburg on May 16 hosted the first official summit of BRIC, a group comprising four countries showing the highest rate of economic growth – Brazil, Russia, India and China. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said in the wake of the summit that the event was aimed at promoting a fairer world order. The BRIC nations currently account for 15% of the global economy and 42% of global currency reserves. These are important reasons for BRIC to have ambitions to influence international economic and financial policies.
 
 
Massive, ancient wall found in Israel
 
 
China ousts top party leader
 
 
Towards a China-Russia Axis?
Medvedev, Hu Sign Joint Statement, Several Coop Agreements
Global Research, June 17, 2009
MOSCOW - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese President Hu Jintao signed a joint statement upon results of the Moscow summit on Wednesday. The leaders of the countries were also attending the signing ceremony of the plan of Russian-Chinese investment cooperation, as well as the protocol to the June 27, 1997 intergovernmental agreement on the creation and organizational matters of the mechanism of regular meetings between the prime ministers of Russia and China.
 
 
The Great Hiroshima Cover-Up
And the Nuclear Fallout for All of Us Today
InformationClearinghouse.info, By Greg Mitchell
I was told by people in the Pentagon that they didn't want those [film] images out because they showed effects on man, woman and child....They didn't want the general public to know what their weapons had done.
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US Military Command Aims to Help Africans Help Themselves
And We Have This Swampland To Sell You Too...
AllAfrica.com - ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
But, as a part of our day-to-day activities, we are not on the ground pursuing terrorists, as you might find in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. ...
 
 
Iranian Elections: The ‘Stolen Elections’ Hoax
Change for the poor means food and jobs, not a relaxed dress code or mixed recreation... Politics in Iran is a lot more about class war than religion. -Financial Times Editorial, June 15 2009
Global Research, June 18, 2009, by Prof. James Petras
There is hardly any election, in which the White House has a significant stake, where the electoral defeat of the pro-US candidate is not denounced as illegitimate by the entire political and mass media elite. In the most recent period, the White House and its camp followers cried foul following the free (and monitored) elections in Venezuela and Gaza, while joyously fabricating an ‘electoral success’ in Lebanon despite the fact that the Hezbollah-led coalition received over 53% of the vote. ...
 

Benazir Bhutto Says Osama Was Murdered

She warns here of her own impending assassination.

 
US plans $3B military boost for Pakistan
We Call It The World's Terrorist Depot, And Yet Give Them More Funding
RawStory -
Friday April 3, 2009
The US Defense Department has a three billion dollar plan to train and equip Pakistan's military over the next five years, US media reported Friday. The funds would pay for helicopters, night-vision goggles and other equipment and counterinsurgency training for Pakistan's special operations forces and Frontier Corps paramilitary troops, the New York Times said. ...
 
 
Will U.S. financial woes lead to new world order?
Haaretz.com, by Adam Abrams Last update - 14:01 26/03/2009
Is the U.S. about to lose its status as the dominant global superpower? Will the dollar collapse? If so, what would become the new global reserve currency and what would replace U.S. hegemony in a new world order? American troops are currently stationed in over 150 countries around the world and have been actively engaged in combat since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan in 2001. The pretext for the invasion of Afghanistan was provided by the 9/11 attacks. ...

Obama: No need for a 'global currency'
Australian PM voices support for the dollar; new currency not on G20's agenda
RawStory.com, by David Edwards and Stephen C. Webster - March 24, 2009
During a live, prime-time press conference at which reporters focused almost exclusively on economic matters, President Barack Obama gave his first public opposition to Russia and China's proposal of a world currency to supplant the dollar. ...
 

 
US Funds Palestinian Security Training Center
US provided most funding for $11.5 million center in Jericho
Associated Press  031509
The Palestinian Authority has opened a new training center for its elite presidential guard in the West Bank town of Jericho. Most of the funding for the $11.5 million center was provided by the United States. ...
US opens PA training center Jewish Telegraphic Agency
 
 
China Blocks Access to YouTube -- But Why?
PC World - ‎3 hours ago‎ 032409
China appears to be blocking all access to YouTube. Now, why in the world would it do something like that? I've got some theories.
"Unafraid" China apparently fears youtube
Reuters
  
 
Hundreds jeer Bush
Edmonton Sun - ‎031809‎
Pounding drums, chanting "Bush Go Home" and "Take Bush to jail, not lunch," and throwing shoes at a giant photograph of him, members of the rowdy crowd ...
Shoes and words fly as Canadians protest Bush at Calgary speech Raw Story
Bush Visits Canada: Will He Be Arrested for War Crimes? AlterNet
Protests greet Bush's first speech as ex-president Reuters
Bush Heads to Canada, Canadians Amass Shoes AlterNet 
  
 
Russian planes again flying over U.S. Navy ships
CNN - by Mike Mount March 19th, 2009
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Russian military aircraft flew over two U.S. Navy ships earlier this week as the ships participated in a joint military exercise with South Korea in the Sea of Japan, according to U.S. military officials. On Monday, two Russian Ilyushin IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft, known as “Mays,” overflew the U.S. aircraft carrier Stennis while it was in international waters in the Sea of Japan. The Russian aircraft flew about 500 feet over the ship, lower than other flights the Russians have made over U.S. ships in the past year. ...
 
India hands Mumbai Attack Evidence To Pakistan, Hints At ISI role
New evidence from interrogation of surviving gunman, conversations between the gunmen and alleged handlers, recovered weapons and satellite intercepts
The Guadian, By Randeep Ramesh - Jan. 5, 2008
India handed to ­Islamabad today a dossier of evidence of Pakistani "links" to the gunmen who led a bloody rampage through Mumbai in November that left more than 170 dead, in an attempt to mobilize world opinion against its neighbor. ...
 
Iraqi Shoe-Thrower Gets Three Years In Prison!
Washington Post - ‎12 hours ago 031309
The attorney for an Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at then-President George W. Bush says his client has been sentenced to three years in prison for ...
Three years for shoe-throwing? WIBW 
Six in 10 Iraqis Call Him a Hero ABC News
Cruel and Unusual Punishment Cincinnati CityBeat
Robin Hood shoe thrower seizes hearts in Baghdad International Herald Tribune
An Iraqi journalist hailed as a hero in the Arab world for ... BBC News
Tempers flare as Iraqi shoe-thrower is jailed Taipei Times
Lebanese protest in solidarity with Iraqi shoe thrower
Daily Star

Shoe-thrower sentenced to three years in prison
Boston Globe - By Anthony Shadid ‎20 hours ago‎ 031309
Muntadar al-Zaidi became a folk hero of sorts after hurling shoes at President Bush. ...

Who's a Bigger threat: Shoe-thrower, or Dick Cheney?
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Iraqi Shoe Thrower Gets Three Years In Prison

This is an outrage! This guy is not responsible for murder, unlike Bush.

Shoe-thrower fans unite online
CNN - By Jessica Ravitz ‎8 hours ago 031309
They've sung his praises on social networking pages, calling him a "hero," "the greatest man of our time," "a legend.
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George Bush Could Be Next On War Crimes List
New Zealand Herald - ‎Mar 5, 2009‎
THE HAGUE – George W. Bush could one day be the International Criminal Court's next target. David Crane, an international law professor at Syracuse University, said the principle of law used to issue an arrest warrant for Omar al-Bashir could extend to former US President Bush over claims officials from his Administration may have engaged in torture by using coercive interrogation techniques on terror suspects...

War Crimes and Double Standards
In These Times - ‎22 hours ago‎ 030809
Most notably, Kristof doesn’t call for prosecuting former President George W. Bush for war crimes, despite hundreds of thousands of Iraqis who have died as a result of Bush’s illegal invasion of their country. Many Iraqi children also don’t have hands—or legs or homes or parents. But no one in a position of power in American journalism is demanding that former President Bush join President Bashir in the dock at The Hague.

Could UN Prosecute Bush Next for War Crimes?

Many are encouraging an investigation of the Bush administration.

 

 
Crowds protest around world for freedom in Tibet
The Associated Press - ‎44 minutes ago‎ 031009
NEW YORK (AP) - More than a thousand Tibetans and their supporters marched through the city Tuesday, saying they wanted to speak up for a silenced people on the 50th anniversary of the failed uprising that forced the Dalai Lama into exile.
China clamps down on anniversary of Tibet uprising The Associated Press
 
Israel believes Iran can build nuclear weapons
From The Here We Go Ago Dept: Yellow Cake From Niger Anyone?
The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎ 030809
JERUSALEM (AP) - Iran is now capable of producing atomic weapons, Israel's top military intelligence officer said Sunday, sounding the highest-level warning that Israel's arch-enemy has achieved independent nuclear capability.
Iranian jets to fire long-range missiles PRESS TV
Iran reportedly test-fires new missile
Jerusalem Post

Israeli Spurns Criticism From Clinton
Washington Post - ‎Mar 5, 2009‎
In the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, foreground, 88 buildings that house Palestinian families are threatened by the proposed park.
Clinton criticism called 'a lot of air'
United Press International
 

 
Pakistani officers helped plan Mumbai attacks, says India
guardian.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎ 022609
More serving Pakistani army officers may be named as conspirators in the Mumbai terror attacks, according to officials dealing with the case, after an 11509-page charge sheet identified two high-ranking Pakistani military personnel who directed ...
Colonel' from Pakistan wanted in Mumbai case CNN International
 
US-Russia missile deal could be a setback for Czechs
International Herald Tribune, By Judy Dempsey  - ‎1 hour ago‎ 030309
President Barack Obama's offer to Russia to halt the deployment of the US missile defense system in Eastern Europe in return for Russian help to prevent Iran from developing long-range weapons could be a serious setback for the Czech ...
Obama denies offering Russia missile shield deal Reuters
Russia gives US cold shoulder over Iran PRESS TV

Obama says report on letter to Russia inaccurate
Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎ 030309
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday dismissed as inaccurate a report he had linked US plans for a missile defense shield to Russian help on Iran in a letter to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The New York Times reported on
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The World Phenomenon That Is Dubai

This is truly now the most spectacular place on the earth.

More Dubai: The New Playground of the Ultra-Rich

How many bail-out dollars bought someone a spot here?

 
Ex-Serbian president acquitted of Kosovo war crimes
Reuters UK,  By Reed Stevenson - ‎38 minutes ago‎ 22609
AMSTERDAM - Former Serbian president Milan Milutinovic was acquitted on Thursday by the Hague tribunal of war crimes against Kosovo Albanians in 1999, but his five co-accused were given jail terms of between 15 and ...
Profiles: Kosovo trial accused BBC News
 
Netanyahu picked to form new Israeli government
CTV.ca, Canada - Feb 20, 2009
Israeli President Shimon Peres picked Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the hard-line Likud party, to form the country's new government Friday. ...
Netanyahu Assembles New Israeli Government Washington Post

Poll: 65% of Israelis want unity gov't
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Feb 16, 2009
By SHELLY PAZ Nearly two-thirds of Israelis would like Kadima and the Likud to form a unity government, a survey conducted by Market Watch the day after ...

 
EU leaders back sweeping financial regulations
The Associated Press - 31 minutes ago 022209
BERLIN (AP) - European leaders backed sweeping new regulations for financial markets and hedge funds at a summit Sunday in Berlin as politicians and nations scrambled to tame the global economic crisis.
EU leaders stress need for tougher financial supervision Xinhua
European summit to prepare G20 finance reforms Reuters
 
Gordon Brown Ally: Rise of Fascism From The Economic Crisis
The economic crisis could spark a resurgence in the Far Right
By Christopher Hope, Whitehall Editor Last Updated: 6:23AM GMT 10 Feb 2009
Ed Balls, the Children's and Schools Secretary, said the downturn was likely to be the most serious for 100 years, and his comments appeared to raise the prospect of a return to the Far Right politics of the 1930s and the rise of Facism.
 
 
Who can probe Gaza war crimes claims?
BBC News, By Bethany Bell  - 1 hour ago 021809
There have been numerous calls for investigations into whether war crimes were committed during the recent Israeli offensive in Gaza.
 
Report: Israel engaged in covert war inside Iran
By Luke Baker,  Yahoo News 021709
LONDON (Reuters) – Israel is involved in a covert war of sabotage inside Iran to try to delay Tehran's alleged attempts to develop a nuclear weapon, a British newspaper said on Tuesday, quoting a former CIA agent and intelligence experts.
 

Pakistan Praises Taliban Truce, US Warns of Threat
Bloomberg - By Ed Johnson and Khalid Qayum Feb. 16
(Bloomberg) -- Pakistan’s prime minister welcomed a peace accord with Taliban militants that will see Islamic law declared in a former tourist destination northwest of Islamabad, as the US warned of the growing ...
Pakistan Agrees to Enforce Islamic Law in Swat Valley Washington Post
Islamic Law Proposed as Part of Deal in Pakistan Washington Post

Islamic Law Declared In Pakistan Region

Pakistan has suddenly jumped to the news forefront as of late.

Pak makes peace with Taliban, accepts Sharia law in Swat
Indian Express, India - 3 hours ago 011609
Peshawar: Pakistan agreed to impose Islamic Sharia law and suspend a military offensive across the Swat valley in the northwest of the country, ...

Pakistan 'in fight for survival'
BBC News, UK - Feb 14, 2009
Pakistan's president says his country is fighting for its survival against the Taleban, whose influence he said has spread deep into the country. ...

 
Iran claims first launch of its own satellite
The Associated Press - 18 hours ago 020309
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran sent its first domestically made satellite into orbit, the president announced Tuesday, a key step for an ambitious space program ...

Iran satellite move sparks fears
BBC News, UK - 23 hours ago  020309
Western powers have expressed serious concerns after Iran launched its first domestically-made satellite into orbit. Iran says the satellite, ...

Iran Says Satellite Launch Serves No Military Purpose
Bloomberg - 1 hour ago  020409
By Ladane Nasseri and Tony Czuczka Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Iran said the launch of its first domestically built satellite serves no military purpose, ...

News Report on Launch of Satellite

Is it true, or is it a fake? Some are skeptical on Iranian launch.

Iran’s Omid satellite launched into orbit
Tehran Times, Iran - 11 hours ago  020309
The satellite, called Omid, or hope in Farsi, was launched late Monday after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave the order to proceed. ...

Iran space breakthrough ruffles feathers in US
PRESS TV, Iran - 17 hours ago  020309
The United States accused Iran of seeking a weaponized nuclear program shortly after the country made its first satellite launch. ...

 
Libya’s Qaddafi Is Elected As Leader of African Union
Bloomberg - Feb 2, 2009
By Jason McLure and Mike Cohen Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, whose government has been accused of human rights violations during his ...

Gaddafi pushes for union after election to head AU
Reuters - Feb 2, 2009
By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was elected chairman of the African Union on Monday and made clear he would ...

Dismay as Gadhafi chosen to lead African Union
The Associated Press - Feb 2, 2009
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Moammar Gadhafi of Libya was elected Monday as leader of the African Union, a position long sought by the eccentric dictator ...

"United States of Africa" put on hold
Deutsche Welle, Germany - Feb 1, 2009
African leaders have delayed taking concrete steps towards creating a federal government for all of Africa. During the opening day of an African Union ...

 
UN may prosecute Bush administration, regardless of US action
David Edwards
Published: Thursday January 22, 2009
The UN's special torture rapporteur called on the US Tuesday to pursue former president George W. Bush and defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld for torture and bad treatment of Guantanamo prisoners. ...
 
 
The World is Facing the First Truly Global Economic Crisis
by Vladimir Putin Global Research, January 29, 2009 - World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum Davos, Switzerland January 28, 2009
 
 
U.S. military report warns 'sudden collapse' of Mexico is possible
2009-01-17
 
 

World Newspapers Skewer Bush on Eve of Departure
Rancor for President almost universal

John Byrne
Published: Monday January 19, 2009
On the eve of his departure, newspapers across the world are letting loose in editorials on the man seen as responsible for diminishing America's standing in the world: President George W. Bush.
 

 
Georgia, US sign strategic accord
US reaffirms support after Georgia's brief, bloody war with Russia in August.

And now... here's how the Russians feel about all of this...
December Surprise
The Moscow Times, Russia ( Here's how the Russians feel about this )
On Dec. 19, while the United States was preparing for the last shopping weekend before Christmas, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed a Charter on ...

Message from Co-Chairs of the Congressional Georgia Caucus ...
Georgiandaily, NY - Jan 9, 2009
Today the United States and Georgia signed a Strategic Partnership Charter, which will help strengthen relations between our countries. ...

Switzerland to represent Georgia, Russia
eTaiwan News, Taiwan - 011209
AP The foreign ministers of Georgia and Switzerland say Switzerland will represent Tbilisi's diplomatic interests in Moscow _ and vice versa. ...

US, Georgia Intend to Build New Southern Route to Diversify Energy ...
istockAnalyst.com (press release), OR - 20 hours ago  011209
The United States and Georgia intend to boost the physical security of energy ...
 

 
North Korea says it won't give up nukes
Intends to keep nukes until US doesn't have atomic weapons in South Korea.
 
 
Iran arrests 4 over 'CIA-backed plot'
 
 

China's exports in record decline

China now world’s third largest economy
China passed another milestone in its stunning rise on Wednesday when new data showed it had leapfrogged Germany in 2007 to become the world’s third-largest economy.
 

 
Unusually Large U.S. Weapons Shipment to Israel: Are the US and Israel Planning a Broader Middle East War?
By Michel Chossudovsky - 2009-01-11
A Scenario of Escalation. Large weapons shipments for a future military operation?

Israel expects army officers to be prosecuted for war crimes
2009-01-18

Israel accused of war crimes over 12-hour assault on Gaza village
by Fida Qishta, Peter Beaumont - 2009-01-18
White flags ignored and houses bulldozed with families inside, claim residents

Israel looking to ignite new war: Lebanon
2009-01-15

Israeli army masses along Lebanon border
2009-01-15

UN commissioner: Investigate Israel for 'war crimes'

Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims

Israel Attacks UN Aid Convoys to Gaza
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has suspended operations in Gaza since coming under attack by Israeli military forces on Friday.

A statement from the UNRWA said its temporary suspension “was compelled by incidents in which UNRWA staff, convoys and installations have come under attack.”

The statement said, “On numerous occasions in recent days, humanitarian convoys have come under Israeli fire even though their safe passage through clearly designated routes at specifically agreed times, had been confirmed by the Israeli liaison office.”

LONDON, PARIS RIOT OVER GAZA: VIDEOS

Thousands descend on White House to protest Gaza war
Agence France-Presse Published: Saturday January 10, 2009
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Several thousand protesters -- 10,000 according to organizers -- descended on the White House Saturday in support of Palestinians in Gaza, on the heels of other protests across major world capitals.

Thousands protest Gaza bombings
ABC Online, Australia - Jan 2, 2009
Thousands of Palestinians have been taking part in demonstrations across the West Bank in response to a call from Hamas for what it called a day of wrath ...

Israeli Attack on Gaza, Kills 205
Israeli warplanes have carried out a massive air-strike on the Gaza Strip
By Press TV 122708
Video footages showed the bodies of dead people including men, women and children on Gaza streets...

Slaughter In Gaza
More Than 200 Killed As Israel Drops 100 Tons Of Bombs In Gaza City
The BBC Video Report
Israeli F-16 bombers have pounded targets across the Gaza Strip, killing more than 200 people, according to local medical workers.

Eyewitness: Chaos in Gaza
By BBC 122708
We can see from our office here in Gaza, in the middle of Gaza City, ambulances are still evacuating the injured from buildings and school kids are trying to find secure places.

Bush Winks at Israel’s Slaughter in Gaza,Obama and Clinton Are Silent
By Matthew Rothschild 122708
President-elect Barack Obama and Secretary of State-to-be Hillary Clinton were shamefully silent in the first hours after the attack. Bush’s reaction, and the non-reaction by Obama and Clinton, underscores the point that Hanan Ashrawi made on Saturday. “Israel has gotten used to not being held accountable and to being a country that is above the law,” said the Palestinian legislator and human rights activist. She called the bombings a “massacre.”
 

 

Innocent detainee: Guantanamo the 'worst place on Earth'
 

 

 Bush Gets The Boot... Er, Shoes

A Not So Warm Welcome For President Bush in Baghdad

 
Group forms to 'dismantle' Putin
 
 

Medvedev hopes for better ties with US under Obama
The Associated Press - 30 minutes ago 122408
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's president said Wednesday he hopes his country will be able to develop better ties with the United states under Barack Obama's ...

Medvedev: we will fight to defend interests
Reuters - 29 minutes ago 122408
By Christian Lowe and Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reserves the right to use force again to defend its interests and will not tolerate attempts ...

Russia Wants War Ships Around The World
 

 

Russia Supplying Iran With Weapons
Russia's state arms export company said it has sold "defensive armaments" to Iran.

Russia Denies Delivering Sophisticated S-300 Missiles System To Iran
Russia's Federal Military and Technical Cooperation Service said in a statement posted on its website on Monday that the reports about Moscow selling Iran advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missile system "does not correspond to reality."

Tehran says no final agreement yet on Russian air defence agreement
"The Foreign Ministry has not yet received anything final in this regard, therefore I can neither confirm nor deny this agreement," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hassan Ghashghavi told reporters in Tehran.

Russia delivers nuclear fuel to operate Bushehr compound - Iran
Russia has delivered nuclear fuel to operate the Bushehr atomic compound, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hassan Qashqavi said on Monday.

Russian air defense deal with Iran underway - report
Russia is currently fulfilling a contract to deliver S-300 air defence systems to Iran, RIA news agency quoted confidential sources as saying on Wednesday.

Russia to give Lebanon 10 MiG-29 jets as gift
Russia will give 10 MiG-29 fighter jets to Lebanon as a gift, Russian news agencies quoted the head of Russia's Federal Military and Technical Cooperation Service as saying on Wednesday.

Russia and India sign nuclear energy, space agreements
Daily Times - 55 minutes ago
By Iftikhar Gilani NEW DELHI: Russia and India on Friday signed landmark accords on issues ranging from nuclear energy to space exploration, as President Dmitry Medvedev met Indian leaders in a bid to bolster ties.

Russia, Venezuela reach nuclear accord
United Press International - 9 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Russia and Venezuela have signed an accord that aims to bring civilian nuclear power to the South American nation ...

Russian president signs deals with Cuba
United Press International - Nov 28, 2008
HAVANA, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Friday signed mining and oil exploration deals with Cuban leader Raul Castro, Granma reported ...

Russia pushes Latin America ties
BBC News, UK - Nov 25, 2008
President Dmitry Medvedev of Russia is on a tour of Latin America, aiming to increase his nation's stake in a region of deep strategic interest to the US. ...

Resurgent Russia makes waves in Latin America
Reuters - Nov 25, 2008
By Patrick Markey - Analysis BOGOTA (Reuters) - US officials may not be the only ones with a touch of Cold War era jitters this week when Russia's president ...
 

 

US is Funding Terrorism
Deepak Chopra Blames Washington For Mumbai Terrorist Attacks.
Chopra: What we have seen in Mumbai has been brewing for a long time, and the war on terrorism and the attack on Iraq compounded the situation. What we call "collateral damage" and going after the wrong people actually turns moderates into extremists, and that inflammation then gets organized and appears as this disaster in Bombay.
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Iran: U.S. responsible for world crisis
Sat Nov 29, 6:49 am ET
DOHA (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed the West for the global financial crisis on Saturday, saying other countries were being dragged in to help resolve Western problems.

"Leaders of the Western bloc ... are trying to extend their own crisis to the rest of the globe to portray it as global," Ahmadinejad told a U.N. aid conference in the Qatar's capital Doha.
 

 
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