Somalia: How Colonial Powers drove a Country into Chaos – Interview of Mohamed Hassan

(GlobalResearch) – Somalia had every reason to succeed: an advantageous geographical situation, oil, ores and only one religion and one language for the whole territory; a rare phenomenon in Africa.  Somalia could have been a great power in the region. But the reality is completely different: famine, wars, lootings, piracy, bomb attacks. How did this country sink? Why has there been no Somali government   for approximately twenty years? Which scandals stand behind those pirates who hijack our ships? In this new chapter of our series “Understanding the Muslim World”, Mohamed Hassan explains for us why and how imperialist forces have applied in Somalia a chaos theory. Continue reading

NY Times: “The Cover-Up Continues”

No, no mention of 9/11. Just a reminder that for the mainstream press you can talk about Bush’s “abuses of power,” but you can’t cross the imaginary line that protects the 9/11 Commission. Continue reading

UN’s El Baradei: “Israel Is Number One Threat to Middle East”

The top nuclear inspector at the UN does not believe that Iran is the number one threat in the Middle East.
He says Israel is the number one threat. Continue reading

MSM: Israel names Russians helping Iran build nuclear bomb

(Times) – Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has handed the Kremlin a list of Russian scientists believed by the Israelis to be helping Iran to develop a nuclear warhead. He is said to have delivered the list during a mysterious visit to Moscow. Continue reading

MSM: ‘No credible evidence’ of Iranian nuclear weapons, says UN inspector

(Guardian) – The UN’s chief weapons inspector, Mohamed ElBaradei, said today he had seen “no credible evidence” that Iran is developing nuclear weapons, rejecting British intelligence allegations that a weapons programme has been going on for at least four years. Continue reading

MSM: ElBaradei calls Iranian threat ‘hyped’

(JPost) – Mohamed ElBaradei, outgoing chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has called the Iranian threat “hyped,” saying there is no proof the Islamic republic will soon have nuclear weapons. Continue reading

ElBaradei Foes Leak Stories to Force His Hand on Iran

Western officials leaked stories to the Associated Press and Reuters last week aimed at pressuring the outgoing chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei, to include a summary of intelligence alleging that Iran has been actively pursuing work on nuclear weapons in the IAEA report due out this week. Continue reading

British Foreign Secretary: Clinton threatened to cut-off intelligence-sharing if torture evidence is disclosed

At the center of Mohamed’s efforts lie the claims of high British government officials that the Obama administration has repeatedly threatened to cut off intelligence-sharing programs with the U.K. if the British High Court discloses information which British intelligence officials learned from the CIA about how Mohamed was tortured. Continue reading

Israeli settlers set fire and destroy 37 Acers of Palestinian owned land in southern W.B

Israeli settlers set fire and destroyed Palestinian owned lands on Monday that belongs to villagers of Saffa near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Continue reading

MSM: “If I didn’t confess to 7/7 bombings MI5 officers would rape my wife”

(DailyMail) – A British man spoke publicly for the first time yesterday to accuse MI5 officers of forcing him to confess to masterminding the July 7 bombings. Continue reading

MSM: David Miliband wants interrogation policy kept secret

(Guardian) – The foreign secretary, David Miliband, told MPs today that he will not allow the public to see the secret interrogation policy that is at the heart of allegations that MI5 has been colluding in the torture of British citizens. Continue reading

Military attorney: Waterboarding is ‘tip of the iceberg’

A military attorney who represented a now-freed Guantanamo detainee told CNN on Wednesday that waterboarding is only “the tip of the iceberg” Continue reading

MSM: ElBaradei – Strike on Iran would be insane

A strike on Iran would be ‘insane,’ Mohamed ElBaradei, chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said in a magazine interview released on Saturday. Continue reading

Iran not producing weapon-grade uranium: IAEA

DUBAI: Iran has not converted the low-grade uranium that it has produced into weapon-grade uranium, inspectors belonging to the International Atomic Energy Agency have said. Continue reading