UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
23-08-2006 17:29"At the beginning of the 20th century, Germany was Europe's leading power but we made wrong decisions and experienced a total disaster.. We yielded to our hegemonial ambitions.. But we underestimated Europe's anti-hegemonial instincts If you strive for hegemony, you and the whole region will be the losers."
(Joschka Fischer at the Teheran Center for Strategic Research, August 2006)
23-08-2006 16:50Sergeant First Class Donald Buswell, a member of the mysterious cyber-intelligence group, Ghost Troop, recently became a worldwide figure of interest with the mainstream publication of the Army's reaction to his "911 heresey." He failed to uphold the official line of 19 Arabs with boxcutters doing the 911 attacks, and for that is now a target. There's a deeper, more sinister story of just how far the Army went to try to silence its best know dissident, and how little Catholic Church officials who knew of his predicament were willing to do to defend him.
23-08-2006 16:37An Israel Defense Forces soldier was killed and three others were wounded Wednesday when a mine exploded in southern Lebanon, close to the border with Israel. One of the wounded soldiers, a company commander, was in moderate-to-serious condition; a battalion commander sustained moderate wounds and another solider was lightly injured.The incident apparently occurred when the tank in which the three were traveling ran over an old IDF mine, planted before the Israeli withdrawal from southern Lebanon in 2000.
23-08-2006 16:24Amnesty today identified the recent Israeli war crimes in Lebanon.
Human Rights Watch identified UK collusion with these war crimes.
Now an English Judge has ruled in favour of genocide.
23-08-2006 16:09!! Odd gaps, missing background, a bias that seems further "pro-war" than in favour of israel or palestine, patriot or internationalist, is the strange "odour you dont see" that comes from pretty much ALL the press in the last couple of weeks - regardless of its alleged position in the "spectrum of opinion" - - - - as odd events in the middle east seem to try to blow any peace chance, -"immigration" buttons!!
23-08-2006 14:25There is strong evidence that as the Bush administration is mulling over plans to bomb Iran, the simmering conflict between high-ranking military professionals and militaristic civilian leaders is bursting into the open.
23-08-2006 10:54While the foiled UK terror plot announced by Home Secretary John Reid has served to temporarily distract public attention from the ongoing atrocities committed in the Middle East war, it has also triggered a wave of public skepticism which could potentially lead to the downfall of Prime Minister Tony Blair. This skepticism is in part based on the pattern of repeated terror warnings over several years.
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22-08-2006 22:03Last Friday, at a StWC public meeting, Lebanese journalist Omar Nachabe displayed a welter of evidence of the full scale of destruction by Israeli forces. This report documents this calm presentation of horrific events.
22-08-2006 21:52With a vast majority of the US public disapproving of the quicksand war in Iraq, how can American educators continue to allow unchecked and unscrupulous recruiting in our high schools? A former Army officer takes a look at the problem of gutless school leaders who let their students be turned into Bush League cannon fodder -- then offers some suggestions on how to change things.
9th October - 1pm - Houses of Parliament