World War

(HuffingtonPost) – Newt Gingrich Suggests Attacking Rest Of ‘Axis Of Evil’

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich twice called on the United States to attack North Korea and Iran Thursday because the United States has only attacked “one out of three” of so-called “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axis_of_evilAxis of Evil” members by invading Iraq. He also claimed that Muslims are trying to install Sharia law on America and said that the “War on Terror” should have been a war on “radical Islamists” instead. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Torture by U.S. Was Widespread – Read More Here

(IPS) – Report Suggests ‘Correlation’ Between U.S. Aid and Army Killings

“There are alarming links between increased reports of extrajudicial executions of civilians by the Colombian army and units that receive U.S. military financing,” John Lindsay-Poland, lead author of a two-year study on the question, told IPS. Read More Here

(McClatchy) – Exporting Death And Destruction – Obama Seeks to Expand Arms Exports – Read More Here

(DemocracyNow) – Video: Patrick Cockburn on Missing Billions in Iraq and Soaring Cancer & Infant Mortality Rates in Fallujah – View Video Here

(FrontPageMag) – Putin’s War on Israel

Now that another Middle East war seems imminent, concerns are growing about the new powerful weapons that are available to Palestinian terrorists. It appears to be virtually unknown that these weapons are being steadily supplied by Putin’s Russia. Read More Here

(RussiaToday) – Video: N. Korea did not sink S. Korean warship

Russian investigators conducted their own investigation into the sinking of the Cheonan from May 31 to June 7. The investigation concluded that the vessel was sunk by an “indirect outside underwater explosion” and that the blast was more likely from a mine floating below the surface than a torpedo.

(Truthout) – Document Reveals Military Was Concerned About Gulf War Vets’ Exposure to Depleted Uranium

For years, the government has denied that depleted uranium (DU), a radioactive toxic waste left over from nuclear fission and added to munitions used in the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars, poisoned Iraqi civilians and veterans.

But a little-known 1993 Defense Department document written by then-Brigadier Gen. Eric Shinseki, now the secretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), shows that the Pentagon was concerned about DU contamination and the agency had ordered medical testing on all personnel that were exposed to the toxic substance. Read More Here

(Bloomberg) – Duping the Families of Fallen Soldiers

Life insurers are secretly profiting from death benefits owed to the survivors of service members and other Americans. Read More Here

(LegitGov) – Obama approves more funds for wars

US President Barack Obama has signed a spending bill allocating USD 37 billion to the unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The new funds bring the total cost of the two US-led wars in the region to USD 1 trillion since 2001. Obama signed the measure two days after it cleared the House of Representatives. – Source: LegitGov

(TomDispatch) – The End of (Military) History? – The US, Israel, and the Failure of the Western Way of War – Read More Here

(Alternet) – American Soldiers Brainwashed with “Positive Thinking”

While U.S. military psychiatrists are prescribing increasing amounts of chill pills, America’s psychologists are teaching soldiers how to think more positively about their tours in Afghanistan, Iraq, and wherever else they are next ordered to kill the bad guys and win the hearts and minds of everyone else. Read More Here

Iran

(InfoClearingHouse) – The Real Aim of Israel’s Bomb Iran Campaign

Reuel Marc Gerecht’s screed justifying an Israeli bombing attack on Iran coincides with the opening of the new Israel lobby campaign marked by the introduction of House Resolution 1553 expressing full support for such an Israeli attack. Read More Here

(Intifada) – Israel’s Insane War on Iran Must Be Prevented – Read More Here

Afghanistan

(WSWS) – The Afghanistan documents and the struggle against war – Read More Here

(SocilistWorker) – The terrible truth about the “good war” – Read More Here

Nicole Colson explains why the classified Pentagon documents on Afghanistan released by WikiLeaks present a damning portrait of who is suffering from the U.S. war.

(BBC) – July is deadliest month of Afghanistan war for US

American forces have experienced their deadliest month in the nine-year-old Afghan war, with 66 US service members killed in July. Read More Here

(FoxNews) – Video: Ron Paul – Afghanistan Secrets – View Video Here

(MyCat) – The Afghanistan Files and the Poison of Lies

Indiscretions like those currently from WikiLeaks and the newspapers that reprinted portions of the text therefore have but one goal in mind: to make the truth known. Read More Here

(Spiegel) – A Plea for Common Sense – Why NATO Should Withdraw from Afghanistan

It is difficult for politicians to admit they were wrong. But when it comes to Afghanistan, the consequences of not doing so could be high. It is time for the West to cut its losses and withdraw. Read More Here

Palestine

(SouthLebanon) – UN endorses Israel’s siege of Gaza

Recently, the United Nations broke its silence on the siege of Gaza which is about to enter its fourth year, not to denounce it or speak up against it, but, shockingly, to endorse it. Read More Here

Pakistan

(Dawn) – US Congress rejects pullout of troops from Pakistan

The measure, moved in the House of Representatives, was sponsored by two anti-war Republican congressmen — Dennis Kucinich (Ohio) and Ron Paul (Texas) — and was in reaction to reports that the US was running a secret war in Pakistan. Read More Here

Iraq

REPOST (IVAW) – Video: “The Real Terrorist Was Me”

Our real enemies are not those living in a distant land whose names or policies we don’t understand; The real enemy is a system that wages war when it’s profitable, the CEOs who lay us off our jobs when it’s profitable, the Insurance Companies who deny us Health care when it’s profitable, the Banks who take away our homes when it’s profitable. Our enemies are not several hundred thousands away. They are right here in front of u – Mike Prysner –

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