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Obama's Grand Chessboard and the drums of war ..and a video Americans wouldnt..

gar | 02.12.2008 11:50 | Anti-militarism | Globalisation | World

Obama's Grand Chessboard and the drums of war ..
and a Video Americans wouldnt like to see.. - Afganistan..-

Obama's Grand Chessboard and the drums of war
December 2 , 2008US President Barack Obama is working to move the mighty American war-machine from Iraq to Afghanistan and Pakistan.To do that he needs an agreement with Iran about Iraq (and it would seem that agreement has already been found) and a propaganda campaign to convince the public opinion a) that the war in Iraq is over and the US will withdraw from the country and b) that Aghanistan and Pakistan are the centre of terror.In this frame, let's see how the British liberal media presented to their readers two major events of these past days.Jonathan Steele and Patrick Cockburn are two major, well-respected British mainstream media journalists who find much space and attention also in the progressive left and its publications and in the anti-war movement as well. Steele writes for the Guardian, Cockburn for the Independent.A few days ago, writing about the Status of Force Agreement (SOFA) between the US and the Iraqi "government

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  1. a couple of things... — Simon
  2. yes but — gar