(Infowars) – At the root of this protest is fugitive ex-prime minister, Thaksin Shinwatra. Before being elected as prime minister, Thaksin was a member of Carlyle Group’s Asian advisory board. He had bragged to media how, after being elected in 2001, he still served as a “match maker” for foreign investors. Continue reading
(AlethoNews) – Iran, Turkey agree on nuclear swap deal
Turkey sees “no need” for further UN sanctions against Iran after this deal, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu told reporters. “This agreement should be regarded positively and there is no need for sanctions now that we (Turkey and Brazil) have made guarantees and the low enriched uranium will remain in Turkey,” he said. Read More Here
(PowerPointParadise) – Poor Thai ‘red shirts’ victims of the New World Order – Read More Here
(MSNBC) – Video: More Soldiers & Vets Hospitalized Because Of Mental Disorder Then Physical Injury – Video Link Here
(GlobalResearch) – Massacre in Thailand and Obama’s Foreign Policy Stance – Shamus Cooke
When the White House is quiet as protestors are butchered in the streets of Bangkok Thailand, suspicions are raised. Silence often equals complicity. One can only imagine what the U.S.’ response would be to a Venezuelan government slaughter: the U.S. media and Obama would loudly condemn such an act, in contrast to the muted response to Thailand’s blood bath. Read More Here
(SCF) – Milestone Russia-Ukraine Summit: Towards a New Strategic Partnership?
Leaders of East Europe’s two largest countries — Russian President D. Medvedev and Ukrainian President V. Yanukovych — will meet in Kyiv on May 17-18. In its initial form, the agenda included the signing of five agreements: Read More Here
(CNN) – We will die rather than give in, say Red Shirts
About 5,000 protesters remained on the streets in downtown Bangkok in defiance of a government deadline to evacuate the area on another day of violent unrest in the Thai capital.
At least 35 people have died since Thursday, including a key anti-government leader who was critically wounded by a sniper’s bullet last week. Read More Here
(Reuters) – Israel plays wargame assuming Iran has nuclear bomb
A nuclear-armed Iran would blunt Israel’s military autonomy, a wargame involving former Israeli generals and diplomats has concluded, though some players predicted Tehran would also exercise restraint. Read More Here
(LondonGuardian) – Files reveal Britain’s secret biological weapons trials in second world war
British scientists experimented with ways of spreading foot-and-mouth disease, and lethal infections such as dysentery, cholera and typhoid in secret biological warfare trials during the second world war.
An extensive list of the contagious agents and plagues that could be turned into weapons of mass destruction is revealed in files from a War Cabinet committee released to the National Archives. Read More Here
(May 16) – Video: Alex gets A Call from Colonel 6 about Military Protecting Afghan Opium Fields on Alex Jones Tv
Alex takes a call from Colonel 6 on the military protecting the Afghan Opium fields and tells us just how pist off military familes are over this. Continue reading
(WSWS) – At least 10 people have been killed and 125 wounded over the past two days after the Thai military sealed off all access to the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) protest site in the Ratchaprasong commercial district of Bangkok. Three journalists—two Thai reporters and a Canadian cameraman—were seriously injured. Continue reading
(DailyMail) – Scramble! RAF warplanes are intercepting Russian nuclear bombers at least once a month – Read More Here
Video: Thai Report – Thousands Rally in Ubon – View Video Here
(HuffingtonPost) – Hillary Clinton: Iran Proving It Deserves New Sanctions – Read More Here
(WSWS) – America’s War on Pakistan – US Warns Pakistan of “Severe Consequences”
The Obama administration has seized on the failed car bombing in New York’s Times Square on May 1 to insist that the Pakistani military step up its war on Islamic militants and extend its operations into North Waziristan. The US demand is being backed by thinly disguised warnings of economic reprisals and military intervention. Read More Here
(TheHindu) – Russia plans to open naval bases in Ukraine in response to NATO’s eastward expansion – Read More Here
(PressTV) – UK vows to back US against Iran
Days after the establishment of a new British government, Foreign Secretary William Hague vows to work with the US against Iran, going so far as to consider military action against Tehran. Read More Here
(BusinessInsider) – Nearly 300 insurers refuse to boycott Iran-linked companies
Nearly 300 insurers have refused to agree to a moratorium on investments in companies that the California insurance commissioner says do business with Iran, the state agency said. Read More Here
(Spiegel) – Pictures from Bangkok Demonstrations – View Here
(Telegraph) – USSR planned nuclear attack on China in 1969
The extraordinary assertion, made in a publication sanctioned by China’s ruling Communist Party, suggests that the world came perilously close to nuclear war just seven years after the Cuban missile crisis. Read More Here
(Redress) – Who is Bombing in Iraq? Are the bombers Al-Qaeda, the CIA or Israel?
Christopher King argues that it is likely that the American CIA – or Israel acting on its behalf – is responsible for recent atrocities in Iraq, in order to extend and consolidate the occupation, just as it is probable that the Times Square bomber was, wittingly or otherwise, acting for the CIA or Israel, to justify the US military intervention in South Asia. Read More Here
(DesertPeace) – ‘Neglect and poverty’ – life as a Palestinian in Jerusalem
Life for Palestinians in Jerusalem is “a continuing cycle of neglect, discrimination, poverty and shortages”, said the report, one of the most comprehensive studies of the socio-economic situation in East Jerusalem released in recent years. Read More Here
(MSNBC) – Thai army declares ‘live firing zone’ in Bangkok
Thailand’s army designated a riot-wracked neighborhood in central Bangkok as a “live firing zone” Saturday, as streets in the Asian metropolis became battlegrounds and authorities struggled to contain Red Shirt demonstrators demanding the prime minister’s resignation. Read More Here
(Reuters) – Pakistani Taliban say America will “burn”
Pakistani Taliban militants have warned America that it will soon “burn” while calling for Pakistan’s rulers to be overthrown for following “America’s agenda”. Read More Here
(GlobalResearch) – “War without Borders”: Obama’s “Long War” – Michel Chossudovsky
The concept of the “long war” has characterised military doctrine since the end of World War II. The broader objective of global military dominance in support of an imperial project was first formulated under the Truman administration in the late 1940s at the outset of the Cold War.
The 2000 Project for the New American Century (PNAC), which was the backbone of the NeoCon’s agenda was predicated on “waging a war without borders”. The PNAC’s declared objectives was to “fight and decisively win multiple, simultaneous major theater wars” in different regions of the World as well perform the so-called military “constabulary” duties “associated with shaping the security environment in critical regions”. Global constabulary implies a Worldwide process of military policing and interventionism. (Project for a New American Century, Rebuilding Americas Defenses.pdf, September 2000) Continue reading
See Also: (TimesOnline) – Death toll rises as anti-government protests escalate in Thailand – Read More Here
“We are being surrounded. We are being crushed. The soldiers are closing in on us. This is not a civil war yet, but it’s very, very cruel,” Weng Tojirakarn, a protest leader, told The Associated Press.
(HuffingtonPost) – Thai troops fired bullets at anti-government protesters, and explosions thundered in the heart of Bangkok on Friday as an army push to clear the streets and end a two-month political standoff sparked clashes that have killed eight and wounded 101.
As night fell, booming explosions and the sound of gunfire rattled around major intersections in the central business district. Local TV reported that several grenades hit a shopping center and elevated-rail station. Plumes of black smoke hung over the neighborhood as tires burned in eerily empty streets while onlookers ducked for cover. Continue reading
As Tiger Woods returns to golf, not all his affairs are salacious headlines. The Tiger Woods Golf Course in Dubai is costing $100million to build. Dubai relies on cheap third world labour, as do certain consumer brands that have helped make Woods a billionaire. Nike workers in Thailand wrote to Woods, expressing their “utmost respect for your skill and perseverance as an athlete” but pointing out that they would need to work 72,000 years “to receive what you will earn from [your Nike] contract”. Continue reading
(TimesOnline) – Up to 50,000 security personnel were deployed in and around Bangkok yesterday to prevent demonstrators paralysing the city this weekend and toppling the Government. Continue reading
(GulfNews) – WHO warns that with new H5N1 bird flu cases reported in poultry in Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, the risk of bird flu and the H1N1 pandemic swine flu virus mixing was heightened Continue reading
(Dr.Mercola) – A storm has erupted over the announcement last month that an experimental AIDS vaccine tested in Thailand proved modestly effective. It was billed as a major scientific advance — the long-awaited hard evidence that it is possible to inoculate people against AIDS. But now the trial has been called into question in a way that is overblown and possibly destructive. Continue reading
Here is the mp3 of the 2nd appearance on Kevin Barret’s show where I explained in detail the rest of the story of the art students. Continue reading
(RawStory) – President Barack Obama has quietly decided to bypass Congress and allow the indefinite detention of terrorist suspects without charges. Continue reading
We Have met The Nazis, And They Are Us
Godwin’s Law be damned–it’s impossible to read the newly-released CIA report on the torture of Muslim prisoners without thinking of the Third Reich. Continue reading
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
Thailand’s ousted prime minister called for a revolution Sunday after rioting erupted in the capital, with protesters commandeering public buses and swarming triumphantly over military vehicles in unchecked defiance after the government declared a state of emergency. Continue reading
A summit of Asian leaders in Thailand has been cancelled after anti-government protesters breeched security and swarmed into the complex where it is being held. Continue reading
As we watch the result of our western banking system of credit bring us to our kness, one must wonder what the motivation behind the behaviour of the thai police was yesterday when they hurled grenades into a 30,000 crowd strong crowd, in theory to assist in dispersing them.