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Iran 81mm Mortar Story: Twists, Turns, and Eating Crow

14-02-2007 23:46

Mike Rivero of the news site What Really Happened has completed a bit of investigative work into the supposed death merchant allegedly responsible for cranking out 81mm mortars, said to be in the arsenal of Iraq’s Shi’a militias.

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Thousands in Germany, Italy are told they will be Deploying in mid-2007

14-02-2007 22:49

Some 8,500 soldiers from 43 units in Germany and Italy have received official word that they will be deploying to either Iraq or Afghanistan later this year, U.S. Army Europe officials announced Monday.

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Afghanistan under occupation: An assessment—Part 1

14-02-2007 20:57

Almost three decades of conflict
Living conditions for Afghanistan’s 7.5 million city dwellers has also deteriorated in the past five years. Most of the urban population (which is estimated to double to around 13 million by 2015) is concentrated in Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kunduz. All six cities have devastated infrastructures from almost three decades of conflict. Pressures on them have been exacerbated over the past few years by the combined influx of returning refugees, impoverished rural migrants and displaced sections of the population, often fleeing the fighting in the south and east of the country.

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Faslane Family Blockade 19th 20th May

14-02-2007 16:01

A family block has been announced as part of the Faslane 365 action, for the 19th and 20th of May. The organisers are calling for help/support from clowns, cooks and cyclists, storytellers, face painters, strolling players and piano players, anyone else who'd like to lend a hand
- and most of all FAMILIES!

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remember ohio - cuyohoga says 2004 U.S. election CRIMINAL : 2 IN PRISON ALREADY.

14-02-2007 15:59

Cuyohoga is a place in Ohio that shall get into the textbooks about the end of a fraud . . . . a very big fraud . . . .

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Autonomous bloc on Feb 24th 'No Trident' Demo

14-02-2007 15:37

This is a callout for an automomous bloc on the 'No Trident' demo taking place in London on Saturday 24th Febuary. All participation is welcome.

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Military-Industrial Complex

14-02-2007 13:18

The fusion of the new American patriotism with religious fundamentalism developed into the most powerful legitimation resource for continuing the MIC.. Stability and containing conflict in the Middle East are obviously not the goals of the neoconservatives.

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John Howard: Profile of a Coward

14-02-2007 12:15

The Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, has managed to gain some international attention after his hysterical attack on presidential candidate, Barack Obama. The seasoned Australian politician knowingly stated that a victory for Obama OR the Democrats would be a victory for al-Qaeda, “I mean, if I we're running al-Qaeda in Iraq, I would put a circle around March 2008 and pray as many times as possible for a victory not only for Obama but also for the Democrats”.

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Australian militants 'prepared' for Afghanistan anti-occupation resistance

14-02-2007 02:05

Afghanistan anti-occupation resistance
Because when you occupy a sovereign nation you have to include your own protection group, that is, if you want to allegedly reconstruct something that you may have destroyed upon arrival?

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Stand up against BBC's support for US war propaganda on Iran

14-02-2007 00:45

As the US is deploying a massive armada in the Persian Gulf to threaten Iran, the BBC ‘s top in-depth news programme has supported the totally unfounded US propaganda against the five employees of the Iranian consulate in Arbil arrested after the US forces raid last week.

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"From the Wonderful Folks Who Brought You Iraq"

13-02-2007 21:58

Neocon Ideologues
Craig Unger on How the Neoconservatives Are Pushing For An Attack on Iran

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Russian President Putin lambastes US foreign policy

13-02-2007 21:09

Just a few hours after the opening of this year’s 43rd annual Munich Conference on Security Policy, the organization’s motto of “peace through dialogue” proved to be worth less than the paper it was printed on. Instead, the word “drumbeat” was the one most frequently heard to describe the proceedings, while others spoke of a “fiery speech” and even of a “new Cold War.”

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Anti-nuclear campaigners block UK WMD factory

13-02-2007 18:53

Blockading Home Office Gate
Yesterday six people were arrested outside AWE mAldermaston during an hour+long blockade of the nuclear weapons factory. Next BtB blockade 19 March - check the website for more info. What follows is a BtB press release, issued yesterday

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Civil War in Iraq

13-02-2007 12:49

The National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) contradicts assertions of the White House that Iran and Syria are playing an important role in Iraq. "Actors from the outside do not decisively influence the violence and the prospects for stability."

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SEE Italy's Proof for Trial of CIA 26 (cr card/phone No.s, IDs) in Imam abductio

13-02-2007 05:34

This is about blowing the CIA wide open -- with all their dirty tricks and secrets revealed. (Talk about lowlifes getting their comeuppance.)

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Neocon Flubs Keep On Rolling: Iran Does Not Manufacture 81MM Mortar Shells

13-02-2007 02:01

Considering the shoddiness of the mortar ruse, it makes perfect sense so-called “experts” involved in the scam told “a large gathering of reporters” (more accurately described as script readers and errand boys) “they not be further identified,” lest blame be delivered to their doorstep.

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Neocon Iranian Mortar Ruse Fizzles

13-02-2007 01:56

high explosive mortar seized by Iraqi Police
Of course, as this is a sloppy neocon ruse, as per usual, there is a problem here. Can you guess what it is?

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AUSTRALIA: [BringDavidHome] Cheney snubs Sydney Committee

12-02-2007 22:15

War Criminal Hotline announced
Media Release 12 February 2007: War Criminal Hotline announced. Sydney Committee snubbed.

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White House challenged over Iran dossier

12-02-2007 17:12

Implausible and Unlikely: Campaign Iran’s response to the Iran Dossier

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Palestine! (by Latuff)

12-02-2007 10:41

Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell state terror.