Video: Poland Slams Plane Crash Investigation Following Release Of Video

FLASHBACK: Regime Change by Plane Crash

(AFP) – Poland’s opposition, led by the identical twin of the country’s late president, said on Thursday it wants Warsaw to take over the probe into the plane crash in which the head of state died this month.

Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s Law and Justice (PiS) party hit out at Moscow’s handling of the inquiry into the April 10 crash in Smolensk in western Russia, which claimed the lives of Lech Kaczynski along with 95 others.

“This investigation is flawed,” said lawmaker Arkadiusz Mularczyk. Continue reading

Poland

(NYTimes) – Polish Leader Kaczynski Often a Source of Tension Within E.U.

Lech Kaczynski, who died Saturday in a plane crash in western Russia, rose from childhood fame as an actor to become president of Poland. He was 60. Read More Here

(CNN) – Video: Analysis – Ramifications of crash on Polish politics – Video Link Here

(LATimes) – For Poland, plane crash in Russia rips open old wounds

The 97 aboard a Soviet-era plane were heading to Katyn, site of the 1940 massacre of Polish prisoners of war. Now Poland, which hasn’t forgotten its tragic past, must grieve the loss of its key leader Read More Here

(NewsWeek) – What’s Next for Poland

President Kaczynski’s visit to Russia was supposed to help heal a historic rift between the two countries. But as NEWSWEEK’s former Warsaw bureau chief explains, that won’t be easy. Especially now. Read More Here

(NYTimes) – Plane Crash May Strain Poland’s Ties With Russia

A plane carrying the Polish president and dozens of the country’s top political and military leaders to the site of a Soviet massacre of Polish officers in World War II crashed in western Russia on Saturday, killing everyone on board. Read More Here

(BangkokNews) – Poland in shock at news of president’s death

President Lech Kaczynski of Poland has been killed, along with his wife and members of his delegation, in a plane crash in Russia. There are no reports of survivors. The President of Poland, President Lech Kaczynski and his wife have been killed, along with up to 132 others in a plane crash in the Smolensk region of Russia. Read More Here

(EnRian) – Polish premier calls emergency meeting in Warsaw following death of president

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has called an emergency government meeting in line with the death of President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash in western Russia on Saturday. Read More Here

Poland’s Leaders Move to Weaken Currency, Then Die in Plane Crash

(GovernmentAgainstThePeople) – There’s no telling if the two events are connected, but their timing is mighty interesting.

The Polish government and the National Bank of Poland, in a “rare moment of unity,” agree to weaken Poland’s currency, the zloty, in an act that would benefit Poland’s exporters at the expense of Poland’s trading partners—that is, the European Union, among others. Then, the next day, Poland’s president and the president of its national bank die in a plane crash. Continue reading

World War

(PressTV) – ‘Russia not working on Iran sanctions’

A senior Russian diplomat says his country will not support what he called crippling sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. Read More Here

(PressTV) – China puts off military exchanges with US: Pentagon

The Pentagon says that Beijing has put off several high-profile military exchanges with Washington over the US military’s 6.4-billion-dollar arms deal with Taiwan. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Ahmadinejad blasts duplicity in fighting terror

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad censure what he describes as self-proclaimed anti-terror fighters for their double standards in countering terrorists. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Russia warns West against “crippling” Iran sanctions

A senior Russian diplomat warned the West on Wednesday against trying to paralyze Iran by targeting the Islamic Republic’s energy and banking sectors with crippling sanctions. Read More Here

(StopNato) – South Atlantic: Britain May Provoke New Conflict With Argentina

On February 22 two major developments occurred in the Americas south of the Rio Grande. The two-day Rio Group summit opened in Mexico and Great Britain started drilling for oil 60 miles north of the Falklands Islands, known as Las Malvinas to Argentina. Read More Here

(InformationClearingHouse) – A Report From The Afghanistan Resistance – Marjah Operations are an Exemplary Lesson for the Invaders – Read More Here

(ChinaDaily) – China Circled by Chain of US Anti-Missile Systems

Washington appears determined to surround China with US-built anti-missile systems, military scholars have observed. Read More Here

(Reuters) – U.S. Patriot Missiles in Poland Early April: Report

WARSAW – Poland is set to host a battery of U.S. Patriot missiles and the American troops to man it from the start of April, PAP news agency said Sunday. Read More Here

CNN Poll: Seven in 10 Americans Believe Iran has Nuclear Weapons – Read More Here

(RussiaToday) – Video: Russian Chief of Staff – US Plans to Strike Iran

Reports of pneunomic plague deaths in Poland

Reports are coming in of people dying of symptoms similar to the pneunomic plague in an Emergency Room in Bialystok in the north east of Poland. Continue reading

MSM: Russia ‘simulates’ nuclear attack on Poland

(Telegraph) – Russia has provoked outrage in Poland by simulating an air and sea attack on the country during military exercises. Continue reading

U.S. Missile Shield Plans: Retreat Or Advance?

On September 17 the White House and the Pentagon, Barack Obama and Robert Gates, announced that after a sixty-day review of the project, the U.S. is going to abandon plans to station ten ground-based interceptor missiles in Poland and a forward-based X-band missile radar installation in the Czech Republic. Continue reading

The Corruption of Empire – Campaign for Liberty

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz predicted in 2003 that the cost of the Iraq war would be covered by Iraqi oil revenue, which would also pay for reconstruction. The Iraq war has in fact cost the United States more than $900 billion, including more than $145 billion US and Iraqi dollars for rebuilding and local contracting to support US forces. Six years of reconstruction has been a failure, with most projects unfinished or so poorly built that they have been abandoned. Continue reading

CIA Accused of Third Torture Prison in Europe

As Americans continue to debate the torture era of the Bush administration, a new report has emerged about the alleged existence of a third secret prison used by the CIA in Europe. According to ABC News, the CIA operated a “black site” prison in Lithuania until the end of 2005. Continue reading

MSM: Homeless people die after bird flu vaccine trial in Poland

(Telegraph) – Three Polish doctors and six nurses are facing criminal prosecution after a number of homeless people died following medical trials for a vaccine to the H5N1 bird-flu virus. Continue reading

US Promises to Fully Fund Israeli Missile Defense System, While Cutting Its Own

Even as Secretary of Defense Robert Gates was being raked over the coals in Congress for the decision to cut funding to America’s missile defense systems, Israeli defense officials have revealed that Israel’s own Arrow 3 missile defense system will be “fully funded” by the United States yet again this year. Continue reading

Israel’s American Chattel – Paul Craig Roberts

“The tactics of the Israel Lobby plumb the depths of dishonor and indecency and include character assassination, selective misquotation, the willful distortion of the record, the fabrication of falsehoods, and an utter disregard for the truth.” Continue reading

Eastern Europe is about to Blow

Eastern Europe is about to blow. If it does, it could take much of the EU with it. It’s an emergency situation but there are no easy solutions. The IMF doesn’t have the resources for a bailout of this size and the recession is spreading faster than relief efforts can be organized. Finance ministers and central bankers are running in circles trying to put out one fire after another. Its only a matter of time before they are overtaken by events. If one country is allowed to default, the dominoes could begin to tumble through the whole region. This could trigger dramatic changes in the political landscape. The rise of fascism is no longer out of the question. Continue reading

NATO In The Persian Gulf

From Third World War To the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative

The NATO summit held in the Turkish city of Istanbul on June 28-29, 2004 was nothing less than epochal in terms of its geopolitical repercussions, where several historical thresholds were crossed and post-World War II international taboos violated. Continue reading

Fake Invasion at Gleiwitz

10 False Flags that Changed the World: #6

6In the late evening of Thursday, August 31, 1939, German covert operatives pretending to be Polish terrorists seized the Gleiwitz radio station in the German/Poland border region of Silesia.

The station’s music program came to an abrupt halt, followed by frantic German voices announcing that Polish formations were marching toward town; Germany was being invaded by Poland! Continue reading

Video: Jewish British lawmaker likens Israel to Nazis

LONDON – A veteran British Jewish lawmaker compared the Israeli offensive in Gaza Thursday to the Nazis who forced his family to flee from Poland. Continue reading

Russia Issues War Warning To NATO

In what is the most serious international crisis since the Cuban Missile Crisis almost caused World War III forty-five years ago, Russia has issued a War Warning to NATO and America. “If NATO suddenly takes military actions against Abkhazia and South Ossetia, acting solely in support of Tbilisi, this will mean a declaration of war on Russia,” said the Russian Ambassador to NATO, Mr. Dmitry Rogozin. Further, Russia is making it clear that military assistance to Georgia will be considered an act of war. Continue reading

Russia wins backing from China

RUSSIA today won support from China and Central Asian states in its standoff with the West over the Georgia conflict as the European Union said it was weighing sanctions against Moscow. Continue reading

Military help for Georgia is a ‘declaration of war’, says Moscow in extraordinary warning to the West

Moscow has issued an extraordinary warning to the West that military assistance to Georgia for use against South Ossetia or Abkhazia would be viewed as a “declaration of war” by Russia. Continue reading

Reinventing the Evil Empire

Russia is back, proud and reassertive, and not about to roll over for America. Especially in Eurasia. For Washington, it’s back to the future, the new Cold War, and reinventing the Evil Empire, but this time for greater stakes and with much larger threats to world peace. Continue reading

Russia Checkmates the Neocons

It appears Russia is wasting little time responding to the neocon provocation of declaring its intention of installing missiles at Redzikowo, on Poland’s Baltic coast. Russia has dispatched the aircraft carrier at Admiral Kuznetsov to the Syrian port of Tartus. Continue reading

Pole Position: More U.S. Troops Sent to Russian Border

First Georgia, now Poland. The Bush Administration announced Thursday that American soldiers will begin manning missile sites in Poland — part of an agreement that surpasses even the NATO treaty in binding Washington to an armed response to any attack on Polish soil. Continue reading

Russian general says Poland open to nuclear strike

A senior Russian general warned Poland today that it was leaving itself open to retaliation – and possibly even a nuclear strike – by agreeing to host a US missile base. Continue reading

Missile Defense: Washington and Poland just moved the World closer to War

The signing on August 14 of an agreement between the governments of the United States and Poland to deploy on Polish soil US ‘interceptor missiles’ is the most dangerous move towards nuclear war the world has seen since the 1962 Cuba Missile crisis. Continue reading