Thursday, April 14, 2011

"In times of war, the first casualty is truth."

Tragically, the war against Libya is the latest in a long line of imperial aggressions, sold to a misinformed public by monstrous lies. Anyone who believes this is a "humanitarian intervention" to "save civilian lives" has learned nothing from history, and knows nothing about Libya. War is a racket to enrich the rich.

False Pretense For War In Libya?

By Alan J. Kuperman

EVIDENCE IS now in that President Barack Obama grossly exaggerated the humanitarian threat to justify military action in Libya.

"Five Objectives of the United States In Africa"

By Guns and Butter

An interview with Michel Collon. Topics include: The African strategy; Goals of the US war against Libya; The five principles of war propaganda; Israel; Yemen and Bahrain; Eritrea. Continue

Endless War and Empire: Your Tax Dollars at Work

By Medea Benjamin and Charles Davis

While our fiscal woes have led Congress to slash food aid this year to the world’s poor -- rest assured, fellow Americans -- the U.S. government will keep using your tax dollars to kill them. Continue

US killed 957 Pakistani civilians in 2010: A total of 957 Pakistani civilians were killed in American drone attacks in the country 2010, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said in its annual report Thursday.

World leaders slam West war in Libya: In their summit meeting in southern China, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa unanimously condemned the Libya bombings, AFP reported Thursday.

Muammar al-Gaddafi "Green Book" Online: In Qaddafi’s words, “THE GREEN BOOK presents the ultimate solution to the problem of the instrument of government, and indicates for the masses the path upon which they can advance from the age of dictatorship to that of genuine democracy.

Gaza war report co-authors reject Goldstone's retraction: The three co-authors rejected on Thursday an op-ed by the fourth member and chairman Richard Goldstone in which he retracted key conclusions of the report – in particular saying that Israel had not intentionally targeted civilians during the war.

Goldstone report: Statement issued by members of UN mission on Gaza war: In recent days some articles and comments appearing in the press with respect to the report of the United Nations (UN) fact-finding mission on the Gaza conflict of 2008-2009 have misrepresented facts in an attempt to delegitimise the findings of this report and to cast doubts on its credibility.

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