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“Controversial” Hypocrisy: US Support for Terror Groups in Iran

01-03-2007 20:01

Sunday Telegraph quotes Fred Burton, a former State Department counter-terrorism agent: “The latest attacks inside Iran fall in line with US efforts to supply and train Iran’s ethnic minorities to destabilise the Iranian regime.” That is to say, the US is deliberately exploiting ethnic divisions in Iran to destabilize the country -- precisely what it has accused Iran of trying to do in Iraq.

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Trident Vote

01-03-2007 14:26

The Government has announced it's plans to hold a brief debate and then a vote on the replacement of Trident, Britain's nuclear weapons system on Wednesday 14 March.

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Justice for the Weaker: Book Review

01-03-2007 12:33

The ice age man is Maurer's metaphor for the homo oeconomicus who ignores all human feelings.. Maurer shows how empire in history based only on the power of the bayonnet destroyed its own state-supporting middle class and shared values and was consecrated to destruction.. The greed for resources and slaves led to military overreach and ultimately collapse.

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Blair seeks to deepen military alliance with Washington

01-03-2007 09:52

Just two days after Prime Minister Tony Blair announced a reduction in British troops in Iraq, Defence Secretary Des Browne made clear that this was in fact a redeployment of troops to Afghanistan.

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Why the FBI got away with the 1993 World Trade Center bombing?

01-03-2007 00:37

On February 26, 1993, a gray snowy day in Manhattan like the one I write on 14 years later, the FBI and US government failed to stop the van-bomb explosion in the World Trade Center’s basement garage, just as NORAD and the US government failed to stop the airliner blitz on the Twin Towers and Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

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Neocon Imperialism, 9/11, and the Attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq

01-03-2007 00:01

One way to understand the effect of 9/11, in most general terms, is to see that it allowed the agenda developed in the 1990s by neoconservatives to be implemented.

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Regime change is the reason, disarmament the excuse: Interview with Scott Ritter

28-02-2007 23:40

Iran has given the IAEA inspectors extraordinary access to facilities throughout Iran. They have explained things. They have provided documents. They have done above and beyond what is required by the Nonproliferation Treaty and have demonstrated that their nuclear energy program is a program that is consistent with that which is permitted by the law. But thanks to the United States, the IAEA has corrupted the integrity of the process.

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Roasting the Beeb

28-02-2007 19:51

The BBC's Head of News admits that they lost the tapes of the broadcast that predicted the collapse of WTC7. This is probably one story that the BBC will *not* be reporting on anytime soon.

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Police drastically under-estimate numbers at demo.

28-02-2007 17:11

Police underestimate numbers at the troops out/no trident rally. Police and media quoted figure of 10,000 reported as nonsense.

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Prevent the US led war on Iran: Open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel

28-02-2007 15:12

Dear Mrs. Federal Chancellor and EU Council President

We, the undersigned of this open letter are turning to you with the
urgent request to do anything in your power to prevent a US war
against Iran.

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The Bush administration’s new strategy of setting the Middle East aflame

28-02-2007 13:08

A lengthy article in this week’s New Yorker magazine by veteran investigative journalist Seymour Hersh provides further evidence that the Bush administration has not only set course for war against Iran, but has over the past few months embarked on a reckless and incendiary strategy that has the potential to unleash sectarian Sunni-Shia conflicts throughout the Middle East.

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Hanging the womb of Iraq: Stop the executions!

28-02-2007 12:43

We demand the release of Wassan, Zainab and Liqa and all political prisoners in Iraq. There is no honour in murdering women. Occupation is the highest form of dictatorship. It is not these three women who should be prosecuted; it is this government and its foreign paymaster.

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Sy Hersh Blames Saudis for Neocon War Against the Shi’a of Iran, Lebanon

28-02-2007 12:22

Seymour Hersh buys into the “al-Qaeda” fairy tale, as does the rest of the corporate media.

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Shell, Repsol, Total, Defy U.S. to Seek Iran Deals

28-02-2007 02:14

President George W. Bush's campaign to turn Iran into an economic pariah is being rebuffed from Spain to Malaysia as countries and companies pursue long-term agreements to tap into the world's second-largest reserves of oil and gas.

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“An American Strike on Iran is Essential for Our Existence”

27-02-2007 14:17

So now, the Israeli war advocates aver, the US president needs to be helped to do the right thing and attack Iran by lobbyists who will use their power to force the fools in the Democratic Party, especially presidential candidates. Because Americans don’t understand and have to be shaken out of their current skeptical mode.

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Indian UN Representative and High Commissioner questioned over IAEA coercion all

27-02-2007 14:12

Top Indian officials quizzed over an issue of global significance

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London antiwar demonstration downplays threat of war against Iran

27-02-2007 12:48

In 2003, one million people took to the streets of London to protest against the war in Iraq. Four years later, amidst Bush’s “surge” in Iraq and the advanced preparations for a military assault on Iran, the capital saw somewhat less than 30,000 march on Saturday under the slogan, “No Trident—Troops out of Iraq.”

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Pictures from Stop The War March (part 2)

27-02-2007 12:26

Here's the second installment of those pictures...

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Pictures from Stop The War March (part 1)

27-02-2007 12:15

On Saturday 24th February many thousands of people gathered in Central London to protest against the ongoing UK/US government sponsored slaughter in Iraq.