William Rivers Pitt | The Finger of Fate Upon You

Friday 23 March 2012Truthout

William Rivers Pitt | The Finger of Fate Upon You
William Rivers Pitt, Truthout: “At this moment, tens of thousands of Americans in Iraq, Afghanistan and all over the world are under arms and in peril, engaged in conflicts that serve only to prolong this terrible, endless age of war. At this moment, millions of innocent people are cowering somewhere because of it. Make no mistake: someone is, at this moment, bathing in riches at the expense of those soldiers, their families and the untold scores of civilians whose only crime was getting in the way of the first, best and biggest payday of this new century.” 
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23 March 2012 — Pambazuka

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Syria Newslinks 22-23 March 2012

23 March 2012 13:35:55 — williambowles.info

Maybe updated as the day wears on…

Medvedev against solving problems by force
Voice of Russia, News Today at 12:51
Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev believes that threats of using force against any country are very dangerous. He said this at an international conference on security in Europe and the Atlantic region, which is currently under way in Moscow. “;Some people want to make Syria ‘a modern democracy’ as soon as possible,”; Mr. Medvedev said.

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A different kind of Europe By Trevor Evans

22 March 2012 — Red Pepper

Trevor Evans outlines the basis for a progressive pan-European response to the euro crisis

The growth of private international financial institutions since the 1970s has seriously curtailed the ability of national governments to exercise democratic control over economic policy. This was vividly demonstrated early in the 1980s, when capital flight forced the French government to abandon its programme of progressive economic reforms. Since then, finance has become much stronger, and the constraints are especially severe for smaller countries.

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‘Syrian armed groups destroy civilian facilities with imported weapons’

23 March, 2012 RT

With the United States still threatening Damascus with more pressure and isolation, Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour told RT that the policy of backing one side in any national conflict could lead to disaster for the entire region. Continue reading this...

Turning Point on the Syrian Front: Dealmaking in Search of a Face-Saving Exit By Sharmine Narwani

22 March 2012MRZine

In recent weeks, there has been a notable shuffle in the positions of key external players in the Syrian crisis.  Momentum has quite suddenly shifted from an all-out onslaught against the Assad government to a quiet investigation of exit strategies.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 22 March 2012: Israel’s Willing Executioners: AIPAC Invades Washington

22 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

PCHR Weekly: “Army Conducts 56 Invasions Into W. Bank, 1 In Gaza”
IMEMC – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, published its weekly report on Israeli violations against the Palestinians in the occupied territory for the period between March 15-21, 2012, revealing that Israeli soldiers carried out 56 invasions into West Bank communities and a limited invasion into Gaza; injuries and damages were reported. (Link to Comprehensive Report in English included at the end of this report) …

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 22 March 2012: Sociopaths in US Governance

22 March 2012 Information Clearing House


No Matter Who Does Them

By War Criminals Watch

People of conscience must insist on accountability for the actions of U.S. officials, no matter who is president. It is our obligation.


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