Information Clearing House For the Month of April 2003 – Part 4

April 2003 — Information Clearing House

[From the Archives. I’ve been archiving ICH digests since 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

EXPERTS SAY U.S. `DISCOVERY’ OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS IN IRAQ WAS BREACH OF U.N.-MONITORED SITE

http://www.boston.com/dailynews/100/world/Experts_say_U_S_discovery_of_n:.shtml

RUSSIAN SCIENTIST: SARS VIRUS WAS CREATED IN A WEAPONS LAB

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2848.htm

‘BLACK DAY’ IN ARAB WORLD: More than 5,000 Egyptians have put down their names in the past few days to go and fight as volunteers against the coalition forces in Iraq.

http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/mpapps/pagetools/print/news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2935131.stm

DON’T THINK ITS ALL OVER: After all, if the Americans under the leadership of George Washington rose against British occupation, why does anyone think the Iraqis will be different?

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/allnews/page.cfm?objectid=12833498&method=full&siteid=50143

US MILITARY: NO COMPENSATION FOR AFGHAN BOMB VICTIMS: There will be no compensation for the families of the 11 Afghan civilians killed Wednesday when a US bomb went astray and hit their home.

http://www.prolog.net/webnews/wed/dq/Qafghanistan-us-attack.RF94_DAA.html

RUMMYCO THE FULL-SERVICE PENTAGON! FLASH PRESENTATION

http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?itemid=14817

SYRIA PUTS ITS FOOT DOWN: Syria, has said that it would consider any post-war administration run by the United States military in Baghdad as an “occupation government.î

http://atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/ED11Ak02.html

THE “TOPPLING” OF SADDAM AND THE IRAQI REGIME: A TALE OF 2 PHOTOS: PART 1

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2838.htm

THE PHOTOGRAPHS TELL THE STORY. PART II

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2842.htm

9/11 PENTAGON FLAG USED TO COVER SADDAM’S FACE IN BAGHDAD

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2834.htm

US SAYS FLAG INCIDENT WAS A ‘COINCIDENCE’

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2846.htm

THE IMAGES THEY CHOOSE, AND CHOOSE TO IGNORE: ‘Perhaps we should be cautious about what we infer from the pictures of celebration that we are seeing; joy over the removal of Hussein does not mean joy over an American occupation’

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2256&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

CBS PRODUCER FIRED FOR COMPARING THE MOOD IN AMERICA TO THAT OF GERMANS WHO HELPED HITLER’S RISE TO POWER

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2845.htm

THE CRUDELY COLONIAL NATURE OF THIS ENTERPRISE CAN NO LONGER BE DISGUISED: Any day now, the pro-Israeli retired US general Jay Garner is due to take over the running of Iraq, with plans to replace the Iraqi dinar with the dollar, parcel out contracts to US companies and set the free market parameters for the future “interim Iraqi administrationî:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2843.htm

SOWING THE SEEDS OF GLOBAL TERRORISM An in-depth look at the reality and consequence of the US invasion of Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/articles2890.htm

EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE SHOOTING OF TOM HURNDALL BY AN ISRAELI SNIPER AUDIO & TEXT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2889.htm

IRAQI EMBASSY OPEN FOR BUSINESS, SYRIAN MEDIA SAYS IRAQIS WILL STRIKE BACK AT COALITION FORCES

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2888.htm

ROBERT FISK: WHO IS TO BLAME FOR THE COLLAPSE IN MORALITY THAT FOLLOWED THE ‘LIBERATION’?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2885.htm

MEDIA WATCH: HUMAN BEINGS AS FECES ON FOX NEWS: A must see program from Australia’s ABC

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2883.htm

MORE BLOODLUST THAN A REAL WAR By the time Baghdad fell, the supposed reasons for the invasion, like Osama bin Laden and Saddam himself, were still missing. Despite the best efforts of the Murdoch group’s poisonous coverage, and numerous false alarms, no “weapons of mass destruction”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2886.htm

“WE HAVEN’T TASTED FREEDOM YET”:By all accounts, even the muted traces of celebrations that marked the arrival of the US troops barely days ago have vanished.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2884.htm

FORMER CONGRESSMAN ASKS COURT TO DECIDE IF BUSH COMMITTED WAR CRIMES: Callan argues that Bush is in violation of international law, including United Nations treaties and the findings of the Nuremburg Tribunal, for ordering the invasion of a country that has not attacked the United States.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2887.htm

BLIX: US WAS BENT ON WAR: In a scathing attack on Britain and the US, Mr Blix accused them of “fabricating” evidence against Iraq to justify their campaign.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2881.htm

FREE TO DO BAD THINGS: War leaders are trying to damp down bad news coming out of post-invasion Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2879.htm

U.S. THREATENS IRAQI SCIENTISTS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2880.htm

JOHN PILGER: ON A PIRATICAL WAR THAT BROUGHT TERRORISM AND DEATH TO IRAQ. Blair is a war criminal, and all those who have been, in one form or another, accessories should be reported to the International Criminal Court.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2878.htm

WEAPONS TEAMS SCOUR IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2882.htm

BATTLE NEAR SYRIAN BORDER DESIGNED TO PROTECT ISRAEL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2874.htm

PUTIN WARNS US ON MORE ATTACKS

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,6273384^25778,00.html

CIVILIANS, US TANK CREW KILLED IN ATTEMPT TO DESTROY ARMS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2872.htm

CHILDREN KILLED AS DRIVER FAILS TO STOP AT CHECKPOINT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2873.htm

ROBERT FISK: FLAMES ENGULF THE SYMBOLS OF POWER: You could count 16 columns of smoke rising over the city yesterday afternoon.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2871.htm

G.I. WHO PULLED THE TRIGGER SHARES ANGUISH OF 2 DEATHS

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/12/international/worldspecial/12SCEN.html?ex=
1050724800&en=63e8adbb882b8b85&ei=5062&partner=GOOGLE

UK TROOPS KILL FIVE ROBBERS

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/2940739.stm

FIRST U.S. HEALTH CARE WORKER STRICKEN WITH SARS

http://www.nursezone.com/job/MedicalNewsAlerts.asp?articleID=10332

INDIA MULLS ‘PRE-EMPTIVE’ STRIKE, CITES U.S. IRAQ WAR PRECEDENT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2867.htm

ìDEMOCRACY IN IRAQ WILL TAKE UP TO 30 YEARSî: The United States has neither the will nor the ability to bring democracy to Iraq, according to Middle East specialist Arnold Hottinger.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2868.htm

A CITY IN FLAMES. A NATION IN CHAOS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2870.htm

BAGHDAD LAWLESSNESS ‘BEYOND CONTROL’

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2941287.stm

US PLANS TO RUN IRAQI OIL FOR A WHILE… The Defense Department is considering putting in place an advisory board of former U.S. oil industry executives to help run Iraq’s oil industry, the head of which is likely to be Philip Carroll, a former chief executive of Shell Oil Co., sources said.

http://www.rense.com/general37/oil.htm

FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE. LAWRENCE EAGLEBURGER, “If George W. Bush takes military action against Iran and Syria, he should be impeached”.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2931.htm

CAPTIVE SOLDIERS RIOT ALMOST DAILY: Iraq — Hurling rocks, bottles filled with sand and wooden stakes, detainees at the only permanent U.S. prisoner-of-war camp in Iraq riot almost daily.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2929.htm

Eyewitness Report: Israeli forces shoot U.S. peace activist Brian Avery in Jenin

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2930.htm

PEOPLE AND THE LAND:”If you only see one movie about the Israeli – Palestinian conflict, see People and the Land”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/people_and_the_land_video.htm

AFGHAN GOVERNMENT MAKES OVERTURES TO ISRAEL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2928.htm

AL-JAZEERA: SADDAM HUSSEIN IS DEAD

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=21630

FROM REPUBLIC TO EMPIRE: Whatever his triumph in Iraq, George W. Bush already enjoyed a victory of historic proportions in the United States. By unique dominance of Congress and the rest of government, and to the approval of the American media and an impressive majority in the polls.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2926.htm

BUSH DOCTRINAIRES: Analysts point to strong signs that America’s war machine will continue to roll Despite denials, Syria and Iran appear to be next.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2927.htm

FLORIDA MUSLIMS DECRY LENIENCY FOR TERRORIST: Florida’s office of the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) today expressed deep disappointment over the government’s failure to charge as a “terrorist” a man who was actively plotting to bomb 50 Islamic centers and Muslim schools in that state.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2925.htm

HOSPITAL CHAOS… BUT UK DOCS ARE SENT HOME: BRITAIN is pulling a medical ship and field clinic out of Iraq even though there are only two hospitals left open in Baghdad. Continued

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2923.htm

ROBERT FISK: AMERICANS DEFEND TWO UNTOUCHABLE MINISTRIES FROM THE HORDES OF LOOTERS: Iraq’s scavengers have thieved and destroyed what they have been allowed to loot and burn by the Americans.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2918.htm

THE EASIER THE VICTORY, THE HARDER THE PEACE: The small group that initiated this war–an alliance of Christian fundamentalists and Jewish neo-conservatives–has won big, and from now on it will control Washington almost without limits.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2924.htm

THE REAL WAR – ON AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: In the midst of news of foreign wars, Americans are beginning to wake up to the real war being waged here at home.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2922.htm

DISAPPOINTED MARINES LEARN STAY IN BAGHDAD MAY BE INDEFINITE

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/5620585.htm

PHASE TWO BEGINS. The ‘liberators’ of the Middle East are ready for the next stage in their campaign to make the world safe for Israel.

http://www.antiwar.com/justin/j041403.html

SYRIAN FOREIGN MINISTER FAROUK A-SHARA said Sunday that if the United States decides to attack Syria, Israel will also be harmed as a result.

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/283686.html

BUSH AIDES PRESS ‘PREEMPTIVE DETERRENCE’ IN MIDEAST

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/103/nation/Bush_aides_press_
preemptive_deterrence_in_Mideast+.shtml

AMERICA’S ATTACKS ON SYRIA SIMPLY CONFIRM FEARS OF ITS MIDDLE EAST INTENTIONS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2917.htm

ISRAEL IS INCITING WASHINGTON TO TAKE ON SYRIA: Translated from Le Figaro (Paris), April 14:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2921.htm

THEY ARE ALL LIARS: ìBush is a liar; Saddam is a liar and Arab countries are all liars. We are the only ones who pay for their lies,î

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2919.htm

THE RISE OF THE WASHINGTON ‘NEO-CONS’ A small group of rightwingers, known as neo-conservatives, is shaping US foreign policy. Who are they, and what is their agenda?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2916.htm

WHEN ‘PRECISION’ BOMBING REALLY ISN’T: The Evil, the Grotesque and the Official Lies

http://www.cursor.org/stories/iraq.html

MUSLIMS SAVE BAGHDAD’S JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER FROM LOOTERS

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/13/1050172477659.html

SADDAM FALLS The joy at Saddamís downfall was real enough but the square was not nearly as crowded as Channel 10 and other networks suggested.

http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/transcripts/s832042.htm

BUSH READY TO FIGHT WAR ON TWO FRONTS: Defeat of Saddam does not end US ambitions in the Middle East. The friends of President Bush have grand plans to create an American Imperium – and to consolidate their power at home.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2915.htm

“US FORCES ENCOURAGE LOOTING”: I happened to be there just as the US forces told people to commence looting.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2914.htm

“THE WAR SONG” VIDEO: WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHICS DEPICTIONS OF WAR

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2913.htm

MEDIA WATCH: HUMAN BEINGS AS FECES ON FOX NEWS: (Broadband) A must see program from Australia’s ABC Click Here to view video if you have a Dialup Connection WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHICS DEPICTIONS OF WAR

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2883.htm

MURDOCH’S WAR ON TRUTH IN WAR REPORTING: People who remain to be convinced that cross-media laws are important to maintaining the fabric of our democracy need look no further than today’s page one of The Daily Telegraph.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/04/07/1049567619708.html

THE DANGERS IN SADDAM’S ‘BLACK FILES’: US officials are looking for proof that Russian and French firms may have skirted the UN weapons embargo of Iraq over the years, possibly by shipping materiel to third party countries, ultimately destined for Saddam.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2910.htm

AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: DAMASCUS – A REGIME ON THE ROAD TO NOWHERE: The last four or five weeks may well prove to be a catastrophe for the Syrian regime and the beginning of the end for yet another dictatorial and repressive Arab government.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2911.htm

RUSSIA: DUMA REJECTS FORGIVING IRAQ’S DEBTS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2912.htm

ROBERT FISK: A CIVILISATION TORN TO PIECES: The Americans are now provoking a civil war in Baghdad.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2908.htm

IN PICTURES: BAGHDAD BURIES DEAD

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/photo_gallery/2944387.stm

BAGHDAD, MOSUL AND BASRA SUFFER THE JOYS OF LIBERATION “Tell the Americans to stop the killing and the looting. We can’t live like this much longer, with Muslims looting other Muslims,”

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2447&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

TEXT OF MIDDLE EAST ROADMAP The following text has been placed in the House of Commons library by the Foreign Office. This is a draft, which officials say will be “topped and tailed” – but not substanially altered – within the next two weeks.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2904.htm

US GIVES ISRAEL 3 YEARS TO QUIT OCCUPIED ARAB LAND An independent Palestine will be created as early as 2005 under a US-backed ëroadmap to peaceí in the Middle East, full details of which emerged last night.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2903.htm

BAGHDAD SEETHS WITH ANGER TOWARD U.S. Baghdad was bursting with anti-American feeling Saturday as residents saw their city being stripped by its own citizens while U.S. forces stood by.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2900.htm

US TROOPS KILL MERCHANT DEFENDING SHOP AGAINST LOOTERS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2897.htm

US MARINE SHOT DEAD AT BAGHDAD CHECKPOINT

http://icbirmingham.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0200nationalnews/page.cfm?objectid=
12842751&method=full&siteid=50002&headline=
US%20Marine%20shot%20dead%20at%20checkpoint

AMERICA’S SOVEREIGN RIGHT TO DO AS IT DAMN WELL PLEASES

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2907.htm

SYRIA COULD BE NEXT, WARNS WASHINGTON The United States has pledged to tackle the Syrian-backed Hizbollah group in the next phase of its ‘war on terror’ in a move which could threaten military action against President Bashar Assad’s regime in Damascus.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2899.htm

ISRAEL TO U.S.: NOW DEAL WITH SYRIA AND IRAN

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2901.htm

ëNEO-CONSí WANT SYRIAN ëREGIME CHANGEí A group of Bush Administration hawks, many of them Jewish, has begun openly portraying Syria as the next candidate for ìrÈgime changeî in the Middle East.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2894.htm

U.S. MARINES EXCHANGE HEAVY FIRE IN CENTRAL BAGHDAD:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2906.htm

UK: ADMIRAL SAYS BANNED ARMS CLAIMS WERE EXAGGERATED:

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=396734

WHY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY FAILED TO FUNCTION IN THIS CRISIS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2895.htm

VANISHING LIBERTIES — WHERE’S THE PRESS?

http://truthout.org/docs_03/041403F.shtml

CHAOS STILL REIGNS IN THE IRAQI CAPITAL AND THE LARGE CITIES SURROUNDED BY AMERICANS: Translated from LibÈration (Paris), April 12:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2896.htm

IRAQI LIBERATION FRONT ATTEMPTS TO ASSASSINATE CHALABI:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2893.htm

WAR BRINGS OUT THE PURPLE PEOPLE: These are the people who hate big government budgets and world-changing government programs, yet whose faces turn purple with excitement when that same government racks up huge debts to pay for world-changing programs that involve bombs, troops and missiles.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2905.htm

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS: Lessons from the aggression against Iraq?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2891.htm

STRATFOR INTELLIGENCE REPORT: THE WAR IN IRAQ IS NOT OVER: Iraq is a campaign in a much larger war and not a war in itself. We now will see what that means.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2869.htm

SOWING THE SEEDS OF GLOBAL TERRORISM: An in-depth look at the reality and consequence of the US invasion of Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/articles2890.htm

EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE SHOOTING OF TOM HURNDALL BY AN ISRAELI SNIPER: AUDIO & TEXT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2889.htm

IRAQI EMBASSY OPEN FOR BUSINESS, SYRIAN MEDIA SAYS IRAQIS WILL STRIKE BACK AT COALITION FORCES:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2888.htm

ROBERT FISK: WHO IS TO BLAME FOR THE COLLAPSE IN MORALITY THAT FOLLOWED THE ‘LIBERATION’?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2885.htm

MORE BLOODLUST THAN A REAL WAR: By the time Baghdad fell, the supposed reasons for the invasion, like Osama bin Laden and Saddam himself, were still missing.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2886.htm

“WE HAVEN’T TASTED FREEDOM YET”: By all accounts, even the muted traces of celebrations that marked the arrival of the US troops barely days ago have vanished.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2884.htm

FORMER CONGRESSMAN ASKS COURT TO DECIDE IF BUSH COMMITTED WAR CRIMES Callan argues that Bush is in violation of international law, including United Nations treaties and the findings of the Nuremburg Tribunal, for ordering the invasion of a country that has not attacked the United States.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2887.htm

JOHN PILGER: ON A PIRATICAL WAR THAT BROUGHT TERRORISM AND DEATH TO IRAQ.: Blair is a war criminal, and all those who have been, in one form or another, accessories should be reported to the International Criminal Court.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2878.htm

GRISLY RESULTS OF U.S. CLUSTER BOMBS: Dr. Ausama Saadi’s diagnosis was blunt: “He will be blind for the rest of his life.î Ali is 4.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2952.htm

BAGHDAD’S UNEXPLODED BOMBS: A two-inch-long black cylinder hangs on a white “stabilizer” ribbon from the branch of a lemon tree, a deadly fruit in a leafy Baghdad neighborhood.

http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0416/p01s03-woiq.html

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: US AND UK FORCES MUST DEAL WITH SITUATION OF LAWLESSNESS: “It would seem more preparation was made by the Coalition to protect oil wells than to protect hospitals or water plants.”

http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/2003/iraq04152003.html

DID RUSSIANS USE BLOG TO AID IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2951.htm

SEN. GRAHAM URGES POSSIBLE MISSILE ATTACK ON SYRIA

http://www.newsmax.com/showinsidecover.shtml?a=2003/4/15/95232

IS AL QA’IDA’S OMINOUS SILENCE SOON TO END? Western Intelligence services are becoming increasingly concerned that this unexpected quiet period is about to end.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2949.htm

BAGHDAD DID NOT FALL – IT WAS HANDED OVER

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2946.htm

IRAQIS SAY LYNCH RAID FACED NO RESISTANCE: “They made a big show,” said Haitham Gizzy, a physician at the public hospital here who treated Lynch for her injuries. “It was just a drama,” he said. “A big, dramatic show.”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2948.htm

ON LATINO MINDS – NON-CITIZEN SOLDIERS IN THE LINE OF FIRE: The U.S. wants non-citizens in the Armed Forces: President Bush signed an executive order making green card holders immediately eligible for citizenship if they signed up for service.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2947.htm

AMERICAS FOREIGN LEGION

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2950.htm

US MEDIA DIG DEEP FOR POLITICIANS: Political donations by US television and radio stations have almost doubled in the last year, research has shown.

http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,7493,930075,00.html

US BROADCASTERS’ WAR STANCE UNDER SCRUTINY: Rupert Murdoch’s Fox network is among the US media giants accused of tailoring its war coverage to curry favour.

http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,7493,935101,00.html

THREE U.S. SOLDIERS KILLED NEAR BAGHDAD

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2945.htm

US TROOPS FIRE ON PROTESTERS KILL 10 INJURE 100: Witnesses allege US troops open fire on crowd.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2936.htm

US FORCES DEFEND MOSUL SHOOTING

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2936.htm

THE HIDDEN UNDERSIDE OF THE WAR IN IRAQ: The disappearance of the Iraqi leaders, news that’s covered up or truncated, doubts about the post- Saddam era — this conflict is rich in enigmas.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2944.htm

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“NO TO AMERICA, NO TO SADDAM,” chanted Iraqis. Arabic television networks said up to 20,000 people marched.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2943.htm

ANTI-US PROTESTS AGAIN IN BAGHDAD

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2656&version=1&template_id=277&parent_id=258

The Viceroy Will See You Now. The retired American general who will run post-war Iraq for the Bush administration flew to Iraq today on a mission to remake the country’s politics.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2941.htm

Bush: NEVER FORGET “It’s an amazing thing when you see a person wounded, sitting there in a wheelchair or bound up in bandages”

http://www.nypost.com/news/worldnews/34008.htm

SHARON CALLS ASSAD DANGEROUS, URGES U.S. PRESSURE: “Bashar Assad is dangerous. His judgment is impaired,” Sharon told the Yedioth Ahronoth daily.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2937.htm

U.S. ALLIES ALSO HAVE CHEMICAL WEAPONS: The list of countries with likely chemical, biological or nuclear weapons programs is not confined to nations Washington may consider hostile. It also includes such U.S. allies as Israel, Egypt, Pakistan, India and Taiwan.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2935.htm

WEAPONS OF “MASS DECEPTION” Deeply entrenched in the bunkers of corporate America’s media spin machine are their weapons of mass deception: Sean Hannity, Oliver North, G. Gordon Liddy, Newt Gingrich, Michael Savage and Bill O’Reilly.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2938.htm

US WARNED OVER SYRIA STANCE

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/2947571.stm

WHOíS NEXT AND WHY? Without abundant, cheap oil, the US is reduced to the level of all the other ëadvancedí economies, forced to recognise that to survive it must make accommodations, not only with the developing world but also with its own population.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2940.htm

US AMBASSADOR SLAMS ANTI-WAR BELGIUM: The US Ambassador to Belgium has sent an angry letter to the Belgian government, accusing it of blatantly supporting the Iraqi regime.

http://www.expatica.com/belgium.asp?pad=88,89,&item_id=30434

VICTORY? FLASH PRESENTATION

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2932.htm

Robert Fisk: Would President Assad invite a cruise missile to his palace? So now Syria is in America’s gunsights. First it’s Iraq, Israel’s most powerful enemy, possessor of weapons of mass destruction ñ none of which has been found. Now it’s Syria, Israel’s second most powerful enemy.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2933.htm

REPUBLICAN GUARD COMMANDER CUT DEAL WITH US FORCES: Details of what happened to the much-vaunted Republican Guard have started to emerge.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2934.htm

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: VIDEO CLIP: “SHAKING HANDS WITH THE ENEMY,” Iraqi President Saddam Hussein greets Donald Rumsfeld.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2038.htm

US REJECTS IRAQ DU CLEAN-UP

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/2946715.stm

FEDERAL AGENCIES USE COMMERCIAL DATA TO TRACK U.S. FUGITIVES: For years now, Americans who happen to use a credit card or order a magazine have left a financial identity trail that has been catalogued by database companies.

http://www.boston.com/dailynews/103/economy/Federal_
agencies_use_commerciaP.shtml

CIA’S CANDIDATE TO LEAD IRAQ ASSASSINATED

http://www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=247014&lang=e&dir=news

EXPOSED: MARINE’S ‘MIRACLE ESCAPE’ RUMBLED

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2974.htm

EMBEDDED PHOTOGRAPHER: “I SAW MARINES KILL CIVILIANS”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2970.htm

US ADMITS KILLING ‘AT LEAST SEVEN’ IN MOSUL

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2967.htm

US PROSECUTED NAZI PROPAGANDISTS AS WAR CRIMINALS: THE NUREMBERG TRIBUNAL AND THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2968.htm

A DAY IN THE WAR, AS SEEN ON CNN FLASH PRESENTATION

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2969.htm

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR: “IRAQI GENERALS STRUCK SECRET DEALS WITH WASHINGTON”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2957.htm

EXCLUSIVE: THE DEAL: HOW RUMSFELD BOUGHT OFF THE REPUBLICAN GUARD AND THE FEDAYEEN: American citizenship and residency in the United States for the top echelon commanders and their families.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2958.htm

AFI RESEARCH INTELL.BRIEFING: A war fought on a multitude of levels: The links established with potential traitors inside the Army and the Republican Guard were to later hit ‘pay-dirt’ in a big way.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2962.htm

DEMOCRACY NOW! INTERVIEW: EDWARD SAID, ìDID THE US DO A DEAL WITH SADDAMî?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2964.htm

NEW SHOOTING IN MOSUL KILLS THREE, HOSPITAL SAYS; U.S. FORCES ACCUSED: A shooting in this northern city killed three people and wounded at least 11 Wednesday.

http://pennlive.com/newsflash/iraq/index.ssf?/newsflash/get_
story.ssf?/cgi-free/getstory_ssf.cgi?a0545_BC_War-NorthernIraq&&news&iraq

RUSSIA ACCUSES US OF MILITARY BUILD-UP NEAR ITS BORDERS

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/europe/view/37636/1/.html

THE WAGES OF WAR: FLASH PRESENTATION

http://www.bigpicturesmallworld.com/winningpeace.swf

CIA’S ‘BRIGHTEST PROSPECT’ FOR IRAQ PRESIDENCY MISSING

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/04/16/MN96124.DTL

A ëGREATERí US AND A ëGREATERí ISRAEL: AMERICAN ZIONIST’S PLANS FOR THE MIDDLE EAST.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2963.htm

FACTS FALL VICTIM TO WAR JARGON: The media coverage of this war has been disgusting. North American media, and in particular the U.S. television stations.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPPrint/
LAC/20030416/RVRUSS_2/TPColumnists/

IN BOMBED NEIGHBORHOODS, EVERYONE ‘WANTS TO KILL AMERICANS’

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/5640621.htm

HIZBULLAH: ëWHATEVER HAPPENS, WE ARE READYí

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/15_04_03/art4.asp

OPERATION IRANIAN FREEDOM – AS AMERICAN AS APPLE PIE.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2965.htm

WHEN A PEOPLE ARE DEPRIVED OF THEIR HISTORY, IT IS MUCH EASIER TO WRITE A NEW ONE FOR THEM. ISN’T IT?

http://www.buzzflash.com/editorial/03/04/16.html

BURIED “MOBILE WEAPONS LABS” ANOTHER MISTAKE: On Monday, Army troops located 11 buried shipping containers filled with laboratory equipment and 1,000 pounds of Iraqi documents — which were determined yesterday not to be part of a chemical or biological weapons lab.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2960.htm

ANTHRAX, BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS, AND OTHER SMOKING GUNS WE NEVER FOUND IN IRAQ

http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0316/mondo4.php

HOW WE LOST THE WAR IN IRAQ: We wanted it to be true. It wasn’t.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ucru/20030416/
cm_ucru/how_we_lost_the_iraq_war

US TROOPS ACCUSED OF CARNAGE

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2955.htm

US BANS MEDIA FROM PROTESTS:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2961.htm

NIGHTMARE SCENARIO: FREEDOM TO CHOOSE RULE BY THE AYATOLLAHS

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,937652,00.html

CLINTON BLASTS US FOREIGN POLICY

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2956.htm

US HAS NO PLANS TO COUNT IRAQI CIVILIAN CASUALTIES

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A26305-2003Apr14?language=printer

PLEASE, NO MORE MADE-IN-THE-USA MONSTERS:

http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=32067

US STARTS MILITARY-BUILD ALONG IRAQ’S BORDER WITH SYRIA

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2959.htm

SYRIA DOMINATES MIDDLE EAST AGENDA: Israel calls for sanctions against Damascus, Iran says it will not stay neutral in any attack against Syria.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2954.htm

U.S. ARMY TO INVESTIGATE KILLING OF IRAQI BOY: A senior U.S. military officer said on Tuesday he would launch an investigation into the killing by U.S. soldiers of an Iraqi boy after allegations came to light that he had been unarmed and posed no threat.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=578&ncid=
578&e=11&u=/nm/20030415/ts_nm/iraq_shooting_dc

LAKOTA UNITED NATIONS REPRESENTATIVE: “THE WORLD MUST RISE UP AGAINST AMERICA’S TYRANNY

http://www.unobserver.com/index.php?pagina=layout4.php&id=842&blz=1

WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDER: FLASH PRESENTATION

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2939.htm

COMPANY CHOSEN BY PENTAGON TO EXTINGUISH IRAQI OIL WELL FIRES HAS HISTORY OF SUPPORTING TERRORIST REGIMES

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2953.htm

EXCLUSIVE: YOUR NEW NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR MAY BE A REPUBLICAN GUARD!

How Bush And Rumsfeld Traded American $, Citizenship And Residency In The US For The Capitulation Of Baghdad

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2958.htm

ONE MORE TIME: WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDER: Reposted at a readers request.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2939.htm

WAR IN IRAQ: RANDOM THOUGHTS: The ongoing war in Iraq is, perhaps, the most unusual armed conflict in history of modern warfare: disappearing armies and governments, illogical offensive and defensive operations on both sides of the front, information warfare on an unprecedented scale.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2984.htm

DEPLETED URANIUM HOW IT WORKS: Flash presentation

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/world/02/military_fact_files/du/html/flash.stm

BAGHDAD – A LYING MARINE: I’m a reporter traveling in the Middle East. These are my notes about things that don’t make it in the papers or on the air.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2986.htm

ALL THE PRESIDENT’S LIES: Bush’s rhetoric bears no resemblance to his policies. How does he get away with it?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2988.htm

AMERICAN NAIVETE: News has a notoriously short shelf-life in the US, where the media often appear ó to the rest of the world at least ó to work on the understanding that the average American viewer has a concentration span only marginally longer than that of a goldfish.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2985.htm

DR. STRANGELOVE: G.W. Bush and the Whitehouse Neo-Con Choir Sings one of our old favorites. ‘We will meet again” Flash Presentation.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2552.htm

ROBERT FISK: FOR THE PEOPLE ON THE STREETS, THIS IS NOT LIBERATION BUT A NEW COLONIAL OPPRESSION: America’s war of ‘liberation’ may be over. But Iraq’s war of liberation from the Americans is just about to begin.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2980.htm

A MUST READ: THE STRATEGIST AND THE PHILOSOPHER: Who are these neoconservatives who are playing an essential role in the U.S. president’s choices, along with fundamentalist Christians? And who were the thinkers who inspired them, Albert Wohlstetter and Leo Strauss? Translated from Le Monde

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2978.htm

A ëGreater Israelí In The Making: Experts: ìThe warnings to Syria, Iran and Libya are part of the plan and is the strategy that will now be adopted by the anti-Arab nation (Israel) in a bid to create a larger, greater Israel that will extend beyond its current borders,î

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2987.htm

BUSH URGING U.N. TO LIFT SANCTIONS IMPOSED ON IRAQ: A Readers Commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2983.htm

CONTROLLING THE NEWS – PART 1: It has long been the strong belief of many Americans that their print and television media is subject to certain government oversight and, finally, control.

http://tbrnews.org/Archives/a273.htm

TOPPLING A REGIME OR REPLACING A DICTATOR ? Humor

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2989.htm

SELF-PROCLAIMED RULERS EMERGE IN IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2981.htm

PLEASE, PROVE US PEACENIKS WRONG: You may have already seen it. It was a proclamation to the people of Baghdad, signed by the newly self-installed “Lieutenant-General, Commanding Army of Occupation”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2977.htm

MOSUL RESIDENTS TIRING OF US PRESENCE

http://english.aljazeera.net/topics/article.asp?cu_no=1&item_no=
2761&version=1&template_id=263&parent_id=258

VENEZUELA HAS PROOF WASHINGTON WAS BEHIND FAILED COUP, GENERAL:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2979.htm

RUSSIAN WEAPONS MAKE ALL COUNTRIES FEEL SAFE: How Russia will profit from the invasion of Iraq.

http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/89/357/9724_defense.html

A CRUSADE AFTER ALL? As Christian relief agencies prepare to enter Iraq, some have announced their intent to combine aid with evangelization.

http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0417/p14s01-lire.html

DOCTORS IN BAGHDAD: OCCUPYING POWERS RESPONSIBLE FOR GRAVE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN IRAQ

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2975.htm

THE U.S. IRAN-CONTRA SECRET GOVERNMENT REARS ITS UGLY HEAD IN TODAYíS BUSH ADMINISTRATION: If the United States truly practiced the concept of “liberty and justice for all,” retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Al Martin would be the one with the national radio talk show and prestige, and Ollie North would be having to hide out in a remote site, or better yet, in prison.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2976.htm

EXPOSED: ARE THESE US MARINES LOOTING LIBERATING OR FIXING SADDAM’S DOOR.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2973.htm

EXPOSED: MARINE’S ‘MIRACLE ESCAPE’ RUMBLED

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2974.htm

WAR CRIMES CASE PLANNED AGAINST U.S

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2971.htm

ARIANNA HUFFINGTON: WHY THE ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT WAS RIGHT

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2972.htm

“Fear not therefore: for there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed; and nothing hid that shall not be made known. What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in the light and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.” Matthew 10:26-27

Anti War Musicians

www.artistsnetwork.org/

www.peace-not-war.org/

www.moveon.org/musiciansunited/

www.protest-records.com

www.futureworldfunk.be

EXILED SHIITE CHIEF: IRAQIS SHOULD REBEL: Exiled Shiite Opposition Leader Calls on Iraqis to Oppose U.S

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3005.htm

ISRAELI COMMANDOES IN IRAQ TO ASSASSINATE 500 SCIENTISTS

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3006.htm

DOUBLE STANDARDS IN REPORTING CASUALTIES: A norm has developed: that US blood is rarely shown. Few US wounded or dead appear in digital color on our TV screens.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3004.htm

BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE IRAQ WAR: The plan for the Iraq war, which has erupted in the face of opposition from the entire world, was drawn up at least decades ago, by Israeli strategists.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3002.htm

UPHEAVAL, ANY UPHEAVAL, WILL DO: “As American policy, however, it crosses the line between neoconservative and neo-crazy.”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3003.htm

TALKING ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: In the 19 months since 9-11, we have seen our democracy compromised by fear and hatred. Basic inalienable rights, due process, the sanctity of the home have been quickly compromised in a climate of fear.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3007.htm

AUSTRALIAN FORCES FIND 51 MIGS IN WESTERN IRAQ: A photograph of the operation conducted over the past two days showed one plane under a net parked in a grove of palm trees.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3001.htm

IRAQI MUSLIMS PROTEST AGAINST FOREIGN TROOPS : Demonstrators Call for Establishment of an Islamic State.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A50762-2003Apr18.html

THE WARMONGERS WERE RIGHT!: A gutted Iraq, a low slaughter rate, an Exxon can for every peasant. See? Peacenik losers!

http://sfgate.com/columnists/morford/

SADDAM SIGHTING: Abu Dhabi TV broadcast video reportedly showing Saddam Hussein in a Baghdad suburb on April 9th.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3000.htm

IS SADDAM HUSSEIN IN MOSCOW?: Is he in Moscow after having cut a deal brokered by the CIA?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2999.htm

BRITISH AID PLANE PREVENTED FROM ENTERING IRAQ: U.S. forces have refused a Save the Children plane permission to land in northern Iraq to deliver aid, breaching the Geneva Convention and “costing children their lives.”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2994.htm

CHILD CASUALTIES ‘FILL IRAQ HOSPITALS’

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2955829.stm

BECHTEL GETS $680 MILLION IRAQ INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRACT: Former Secretary of State George Shultz, a proponent of the war in Iraq and a member of the Bechtel board, denied using his political connections to win work for Bechtel.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2996.htm

UN MEMBERS WANT INSPECTORS BACK BEFORE LIFTING SANCTIONS

http://feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?sid=b55a7e026fc309c7

RUMSFELD: BIOWEAPONS MAY BE HARD TO FIND: The U.S. military’s search for chemical and biological weapons is unlikely to succeed until Iraqis lead American forces to them, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=540&e=
3&u=/ap/20030417/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_us_military

US SHOULD BE “EMBARRASSED” OVER FAILURE TO FIND WMDS: EX-SPIES: Retired CIA intelligence analyst Ray McGovern told AFP: “Some of my colleagues are virtually certain that there will be some weapons of mass destruction found, even though they might have to be planted.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2995.htm

US FORCES BEHIND ANARCHY IN IRAQ: The US would like to divide Iraq into three parts: One comprising Sunni Muslims, the second Shiite Muslims and the third Kurds.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2995.htm

BORDER TENSION AS ESCAPE ROUTE TO SYRIA STAYS

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/04/18/wbord18.xml

U.S. FLIES IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR IRAQ: Using $1.7 billion in frozen Iraqi assets seized in the United States, Washington is set to start $20-per-head payments within days to up to 2.5 million Iraqi civil servants.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&u=
/nm/20030417/ts_nm/iraq_dollars_dc_2

$20BN FOR WAR AND NOW A $2BN MONTHLY BILL

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=398254

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