World War

(GlobalResearch) – Obama’s Delusions: The Economy and Iraq – Shamus Cooke

If you’ve listened to recent speeches the President has given about the economy and the Iraq war, you’d think that two of the biggest social issues facing working Americans are improving. But facts are stubborn things. Read More Here

(StopNATO) – U.S. Marshals Military Might To Challenge Asian Century – Rick Rozoff – Read More Here

(AntiWar) – Israeli DM: Aid Ship’s Goal Is to Help ‘Kill Israeli Civilians’

The all-women Bolivian-flagged ship Mariam (named for the Virgin Mary) is loaded down with cargo and poised to try to break the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip this weekend. But Israeli officials are pressing hard to see it stopped, threatening Lebanon if they even allow the ship to leave port.

The ship that is preparing to sail from Lebanon has nothing to do with humanitarianism,” insisted Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, adding that the ship is plotting to help “kill Israeli civilians.” Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Blood Money. – Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, Q.C., former Prime Minister, alleged potential war criminal – Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Corporate Media Poll Claims Majority of Americans Support Iran Attack

According to a Rasmussen poll posted last week, most Americans consider Iran an enemy of the United States, believe Iran’s nuclear program is developing weapons, and they would support the United States helping Israel attack the Islamic country.

57% say Iran is an enemy. 66% say Iran’s uranium enrichment program is developing nuclear weapons (53% state an Iranian nuke is very likely). 51% say if Israel attacks Iran, the United States should lend a helping hand. Read More Here

(RawStory) – Fox News co-owner funded ‘Ground Zero mosque’ imam: report

Related: Ground Zero Mosque Imam Is Globalist Stooge

Related: Ground Zero Mosque Employee: “It is not neccessary to disclose” who is funding the mosque

Related: Yet another Soros tentacle exposed

The second largest shareholder in News Corp. — the parent company of Fox News — has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to causes linked to the imam planning to build a Muslim community center and mosque near Ground Zero in Manhattan, says a report from Yahoo!News. Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Video: Iran Fires Up Nuclear Plant Despite Threats

Iran has begun to fuel its first nuclear power station in Bushehr despite a massive propaganda campaign launched against the reactor by the United States and Israel and largely ineffectual United Nations and U.S. Congress sanctions.

“‘It is totally unacceptable that a country that so blatantly violates resolutions of the (United Nations) Security Council, decisions of the International Atomic Energy Agency and its commitments under the NPT (non-proliferation treaty) should enjoy the fruits of using nuclear energy,” said Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yossi Levy. “The international community should increase pressure … to force Iran to abide by international decisions and cease its enrichment activities and its construction of reactors.” Continue reading

World War

(SouthLebanon) – Zionism – A Terrible Disease of the Mind: Part II – Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – U.S. Military Intervention in Africa: The New Blueprint for Global Domination

The United States’ intervention in Africa is driven by America’s desire to secure valuable natural resources and political influence that will ensure the longevity of America’s capitalist system, military industrial complex, and global economic superiority – achieved through the financial and physical control of raw material exports. While America’s prosperity may be waning due to a number of current factors, policy makers are bent on trying to preserve America’s global domination and will pursue policy objectives regardless of the downturn in the economy at large. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Why the Wars can’t be Won – Prof. John Kozy – Read More Here

Iran

Video: It is ILLEGAL for Israel to attack Iran- VIOLATION of RESOLUTION 533 – View Video Here

(GlobalResearch) – Flashback to 1953 : “Operation Ajax”: Joint CIA/MI6 Military Coup in Iran – Read More Here

(OpinionMaker) – Israel will attack Iran: Will Israel attack Iran?

Those who mastermind the U.S.-directed psychological operation against Iran have obliviously forgotten that we’re now accustomed to seeing the uninteresting, exhausting charade of “will attack Iran”; you put the subject for it, either the United States or Israel. Read More Here

(Telegraph) – Who’s blowing up Iran’s gas pipelines?

In the past few weeks Iran’s gas infrastructure, which is central to the country’s energy requirements, has been hit by a series of unexplained explosions. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Iran protests to UN over US war plan

In letters to the heads of the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the General Assembly that circulated Wednesday, Iran’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Eshaq Alehabib, slammed the US plan for an Iran strike which is based on “totally false” grounds, AP reported. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Masterminds, Mosques and Mass Insanity: “War on Terrorism” Propaganda Ratcheted up Ahead of War Escalation

Exemplified by the furor over the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” in New York, and rumors of a new Al-Qaeda “mastermind”, 9/11 “war on terrorism” propaganda has been ramped up to deafening levels by various political factions.

Nearly a decade since Bush/Cheney’s 9/11 false flag deception, a fearful, self-destructive American mass public remains fully brainwashed by “war on terrorism” deception— ignorant of history, and militantly oblivious to facts. Read More Here

Iraq

(RawStory) – Orwell in charge? Kucinich compares Iraq ‘exit’ to Bush’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ – Read More Here

(AntiWar) – US Announces Second Fake End to Iraq War – Read More Here

(CBSNews) – Video: Petraeus Says, ‘We Are Not Leaving’ Iraq

“The real bottom line in Iraq I think is that despite all of its challenges, it is a much, much more hopeful place than in January/February 2007 when the surge was launched and when there were fifty dead bodies in Baghdad every 24 hours. There’s going to be violence in Iraq. There’s still al Qaeda in Iraq, there are other extremist elements, there are residual militia elements. But the 700,000 Iraqi security forces on the ground there generally can deal with this with some assistance from the United States. View More Here

(InfoClearingHouse) – Last of the Combat Troops Leaving Iraq? – Only in your Dreams – Read More Here

Palestine

(Redress) – The secrets in Israel’s archives – Evidence of ethnic cleansing kept under lock and key – Read More Here

(Uruknet) – Live ammunition used on demonstrators in Gaza who move a section of the buffer-zone fence – Read More Here

(Haaretz) – UN report: IDF barring Gazans’ access to farms, fishing zones

Humanitarian affairs office: Israel restricts entry to 17% of Gaza lands, 85% of beachfront zone, enforces restrictions with live fire. Read More Here

(Uruknet) – Video: A Beautiful Gift from the BBC

If you Haven’t Seen It, Check out the BBC Panorama’s “Death in the Med” program (watch video below) and You’ll be Treated to First Class Propaganda as Only the BBC Can Deliver Video Link Here

World War

FLASHBACK (WRH) – Iraq WMD Lies: The Words of Mass Deception – Read More Here

Iran

FLASHBACK (MSNBC) – Video: U.S. Caught Lying About Iran Supplying Weapons to Insurgents – Video Link Here

(Xinhuanet) – Iran says U.S. can participate in Iran’s nuclear projects – Read More Here

(MailOnline) – Israel has three days to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons, warns former U.S. ambassador

The deadline was set by outspoken former envoy John Bolton, who claimed that time was running out for the West to crush Tehran’s atomic ambitions. Read More Here

(RoyTov) – Iran’s Victory

On August 21, 2010, Iran would mark a large victory over Zionist propaganda: Russia would begin then to load nuclear fuel into the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant. Within six months after the fuel loading the plant would be fully operational, producing 1000 megawatt. Read More Here

(FarsNews) – Iran Calls for Formation of Islamic Union to Start New World Order

He stated that Tehran’s goal in forming an international union is opposite to the objectives normally pursued by the western countries, and said, “Westerners embark on forming unions to loot the other nations.” Read More Here

REPOST(AmericaHijacked) – Intelligence professionals warn Israeli attack on Iran would drag US into war

We have disturbing and urgent news. Our new executive director, Philip Giraldi, and other former U.S. intelligence officers have just published an extremely important analysis warning that Israel may plan to attack Iran as early as this month (full-length article below). Read More Here

(Straight) – Gwynne Dyer: There’s no way for the U.S. to win a non-nuclear war with Iran – Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – America Cannot Go to War for Israel

The mongrel dogs of war are foaming at the bit. For years they’ve cowered in their damp trenches, bristling in the heat. But they’re back now. They’ve gathered their sagging flesh and cast their milky, crusty eyes at Iran. The mongrel dogs of war are planning another war. Read More Here

(SalemNews) – Americans Won’t Back Attack on Iran – If Iran is attacked, a large percentage of Americans will have nothing to do with it – Read More Here

(FoxNews) – Video: Bolton – Only Days Left to Strike Iran Facility – Read More Here

(RealPolitik) – Israelis conducting covert maritime operations in Persian Gulf(WMR)

Chinese and Japanese intelligence agencies, which closely monitor events in the Persian Gulf due to the dependence of both countries on oil from the region, report that Israeli Navy commandos have recently been active in creating maritime incidents in the Gulf that could be blamed on Iran. Read More Here

Palestine

(France24) – IDF soldier’s prisoner photos are the ‘tip of the iceberg’ – Read More Here

(TruthJihad) – American Professor Charges Israel with Genocide – Publisher Censors Title! – Read More Here

(Intifada) – The IDF’s Sociopathic Mentality Towards Palestinians: a Reflection of the Israeli “State of Mind” – Read More Here

(AWIP) – The Message of the Bulldozers

On the day before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began, at 2:30 in the morning, workers sent by the Israeli authorities, protected by dozens of police, destroyed the tombstones in the last portion of the Mamilla cemetery, an historic Muslim burial ground with graves going back to the 7th Century, hitherto left untouched. The government of Israel has always been fully cognizant of the sanctity and historic significance of the site. Read More Here

(Rense) – Impact Of Israeli Military Order No. 1650 – Stephen Lendman

Potentially, all West Bank and East Jerusalemites risk dispossession and expulsion, part of Israel’s longstanding policy to seize all parts of Palestine it wishes, removing indigenous Arabs from their homeland illegally, controlling those remaining under an oppressive apartheid system critics call worse than South Africa’s with good reason. Read More Here

Afghanistan

(AP) – Anti-US protest blocks highway in east Afghanistan – Read More Here

(RussiaToday) – Video: William Engdahl – No pull-out in 2011, US will spread Afghan war

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan says he is not bound by the July 2011 date set for a troop pull-out. General David Petraeus said he could well advise President Obama not to go ahead if he believes it’s the wrong time. American public support for the war is at an all-time low, with July being the deadliest month for U.S. and NATO troops since 2001. With frustration growing about the occupation of Afghanistan, politicians in Germany have even suggested talking to the Taliban and terrorist organizations to avoid a further escalation of violence. Continue reading

Ahmadinejad slams West’s instrumental use of media

(TehranTimes) – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slams the West for its instrumental use of media with the aim to dominate the world.

The president made the remarks in a Saturday speech to mark the ‘Reporters’ Day’.

August 8 (Mordad 17 in the Iranian calendar) is named the Reporter’s Day marking the anniversary of the martyrdom of IRNA correspondent Mahmoud Saremi in Afghanistan in 1998 when Taliban fighters occupied the Iranian consulate in Mazari Sharif.

“Western media have always portrayed justice-seeking nations as weak and inefficient while showing the bullying powers as freedom-seeking and pro-democratic,” Ahmadinejad stated.

The West is using media as a psychological warfare tool against other countries, the president noted.

Ahmadinejad cited the Palestine issue as a concrete example in which Western media try to manipulate realities on the ground.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Ahmadinejad noted that there is no obstacle in the way of Iranians livings abroad to return back to the country.

The president also called on organizations which have filed lawsuits against certain reporters to withdraw their complaints. – Source: Tehran Times

MSM: CCTV and police abuse of power

(Guardian) – Investigations into the London Gaza protests last year have called into question how CCTV evidence is being used by police Read More Here

Cyber Attacks That Give Us Strength

(DesertPeace) – I’ve always maintained that if I don’t receive at least one hate mail letter a day or one attack on the Internet, then I’m not doing my job well…. Since the start of this Blog, that has been the case, proving, at least to myself, that I am doing a damn good job.

It seems ironic that those who attack me personally or this Blog claim to be pro Palestinian activists, yet use the same terminology in their attacks as the most vicious zionists. Read More Here

World War

(Uruknet) – Welcome to smart bombs

Cluster bombs are in the news again, thanks to a recent report from Amnesty International. The human rights agency has confirmed that 35 women and children were killed following the latest US attacks on an alleged al-Qaeda hideout in Yemen. Read More Here

(Kotaku) – Did Buying Your Gaming Console Help Fund War Atrocities in the Congo?

While the availability of blood diamonds, those rare minerals mined in war zones and sold to build armies, has begun to dwindle under international scrutiny, a new set of conflict minerals is rising to take its place.

Minerals like tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, some of which are found in an array of electronics including video game consoles, are being mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and used to fuel what has become the deadliest conflict since World War II. Read More Here

(ThePeoplesVoice) – The Case for War: The Iron Mountain Report – Stephen Lendman

In his 1966 book, “How the World Really Works,” Alan B. Jones included a chapter on the “Report from Iron Mountain: On the Possibility and Desirability of Peace,” later published in 1967 by The Dial Press. It became a bestseller, then disappeared. Now few copies are available, but when circulating in the 1960s, it was reported that concerned Johnson administration officials ordered global US embassies to downplay it, saying it had nothing to do with policy. Later accounts doubted the material’s authenticity, suggesting it was a hoax. True or false, its findings are reviewed below because they accurately reflect longstanding US policy. Read More Here

Palestine

(Uruknet) – Report on long-term effects of Israeli white phosphorus – EXCLUSIVE PICTURES

In a recent report into the white phosphorous used by Israel in its 2008-9 assault on the Gaza Strip, Italian experts have warned of the adverse long term effects of the three thousand five hundred shells that were dropped indiscriminately. In particular, the report addresses the impact of this weapon, the use of which against civilians is prohibited under international law. Read More Here

(DesertPeace) – Video: PALESTINE; OUR CHILDREN ARE OUR HOPE

This week I posted a very inspiring piece about the brave children of Palestine standing up to the zionist oppresssors…. it contained the following video of seven year olds taunting Israeli soldiers…. Read More Here

(JPost) – General Assembly cancels flotilla debate

Ali Abdussalam Treki, president of the UN General Assembly, sent a letter to the members of the General Assembly to inform that them that the debate would not occur. Read More Here

(Independent) – Exposed: The truth about Israel’s land grab in the West Bank

Jewish settlers, who claim a divine right to the whole of Israel, now control more than 42 per cent of the occupied West Bank, representing a powerful obstacle to the creation of a Palestinian state, a new report has revealed. Read More Here

Afghanistan

(PoliticalTheatrics) – Civilian Casualties Create New Enemies, Study Confirms

Yes, we needed economists to tell us this. A new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds “strong evidence for a revenge effect” when examining the relationship between civilian casualties caused by the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan and radicalization after such incidents occur. The paper even estimates of how many insurgent attacks to expect after each civilian death. Those findings, however intuitive, might resolve an internal military debate about the counter-productivity of civilian casualties — and possibly fuel calls for withdrawal. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Afghanistan : The “Graveyard of Empires” Strikes Back. Coalition Forces are in Retreat

As Britain’s new Prime Minister struggles with reality and attempts to dress abject defeat up as resounding success – and whilst ordering the troops to leave Sangin, delusionally calls it: “Consolidation”, a very brief return to the whole woeful Afghan disaster seems timely. As Iraq, a course embarked on blindly by his predecessor Charles Anthony Lynton Blair, QC., in blind, puppy-like determination to obey His Master’s Voice. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Losing in Afghanistan – Marjorie Cohn

Our economic crisis is directly tied to the cost of the war. We are in desperate need of money for education and health care. The $1 million per year it costs to maintain a single soldier in Afghanistan could pay for 20 green jobs.

Not only is the war bankrupting us, it has come at a tragic cost in lives. June was the deadliest month for U.S. troops in Afghanistan. In addition to the 1,149 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan, untold numbers of Afghan civilians have died from the war – untold because the Defense Department refuses to maintain statistics of anyone except U.S. personnel. After all, Donald Rumsfeld quipped in 2005, “death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war.” Read More Here

Iran

(Mondoweiss) – Big push begins for war on Iran

Does this sound familiar? Here’s neoconservative Eli Lake, writing in the Washington Times:

The United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United States said Tuesday that the benefits of bombing Iran’s nuclear program outweigh the short-term costs such an attack would impose.

The UAE has denied that its ambassador made such a statement. Does it even matter? Here is Joe Lieberman in Israel, in Jerusalem Post:

The US will address the Iranian threat “through diplomatic efforts and economic sanctions if we can, but through military action if we must,” said Lieberman.

Where are Judy Miller and Jeff Goldberg and the New Yorker and Brookings? Bill Keller of the Times? Your country needs you, Keller. – Source: MondoWeiss

(WRH) – Iran vs Israel: What The Media Wants You To Forget

The corporate media have been given their orders to throw the focus back on to Iran.

Here is a recap of what they are trying to make you forget. Read More Here

(AntiWar) – UAE Disavows Ambassador’s Call to Attack Iran

A diplomatic firestorm has been set off in the wake of an article in the Washington Times. According to the article, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States Yousef al-Otaiba openly advocated a US military attack on Iran, saying he was willing to “live with” damage such an attack would do to the security of the tiny country. Read More Here

(NewsMax) – Lieberman: US Prepared to Strike Iran to Stop Nuclear Weapons

The United States may be forced to launch an attack on Iran’s nuclear weapons facilities if diplomatic efforts and economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic fail, Sen. Joseph Lieberman said Wednesday after a meeting with Israeli officials in Jerusalem. Read More Here

(JPost) – UAE ambassador to US: ‘Bomb Iran’

Yousef al-Otaiba reportedly says “we cannot live with a nuclear Iran.” Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – UAE Ambassador: We ‘Absolutely’ Want U.S. To Stop Iran By Force

According to United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef al-Otaiba, efforts to prevent Iran from going nuclear by use of military force are better than that country actually going nuclear. Read More Here

Iraq

(Guardian) – US private Bradley Manning charged with leaking Iraq killings video

A US army intelligence analyst was today charged with leaking a highly classified video of American forces killing unarmed civilians in Baghdad and secret diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks. Read More Here

Video

(POTA) – Video: Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jew Interview July 6, 2010 at White House during the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu –

(July 6) – Video: Alex Jones – U.S. Warships Anger Costa Rican Citizens

Costa Rica has allowed 46 US warships and 7,000 Marines to enter the country despite objection by the opposition parties, which describe the move as “illegal.” Continue reading