Pakistan and Afghanistan Has Become One War

6 October, 2010 — The Real News Network

Muhammad Junaid: U.S. is replicating the final days of Russian occupation, making a deal looking more likely

Muhammad Junaid is a researcher and lecturer at the Institute on Management Studies, University of Peshawar in Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Business and IT and contributes regularly to blogs. He is currently doing his PHD in entrepreneurship from University of Essex, UK. His particular topic of interests include the identity of Afghan (Pashtun) entrepreneurs. As a Pashtun himself, he communicates the events in Afghanistan and Pakistan by interpreting them with respect to Pashtun culture.

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Yemen: The Covert Apparatus of the American Empire By Andrew Gavin Marshall

5 October, 2010 — Global Research

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of his least known and ultimately one of his most important speeches ever, “Beyond Vietnam,” in which he spoke out against the American war in Vietnam and against American empire in all its political, military and economic forms. In his speech, King endorsed the notion that America “was on the wrong side of a world revolution.” Dr. King explained:

During the past ten years we have seen emerge a pattern of suppression which now has justified the presence of U.S. military “advisors” in Venezuela. This need to maintain social stability for our investments accounts for the counter-revolutionary action of American forces in Guatemala. It tells why American helicopters are being used against guerrillas in Colombia and why American napalm and green beret forces have already been active against rebels in Peru. It is with such activity in mind that the words of the late John F. Kennedy come back to haunt us. Five years ago he said, “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”[1]

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Israel in America: Obama’s dance of death By Eric Walberg

6 October, 2010 — Eric Walberg

What are we to make of the latest changes in Obama’s entourage, ponders Eric Walberg

Obama has just lost his close friend and chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, who is making the unusual transition from national to municipal politics. He is also losing his closest adviser David Axelrod (pragmatist Emanuel described their difference as prose versus poetry) and his mentor and director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers.

Why are Obama’s three closest advisers — all Jewish — leaving? There is no pat answer. Axelrod is no friend of Summers, having suggested in an email the latter would be more comfortable in the “cafeteria at Goldman Sachs”. He claims he is homesick. Obama’s Keynesianism probably finally got to Summers, who prefers tax cuts. Emanuel, a former congressman, a talented ballet dancer, son of an Irgun terrorist, and an Israeli soldier during the first Gulf war against Iraq, leads us to the real answer.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 5 October, 2010: Guatemala: US accused of 'crime against humanity'

5 October, 2010 — ICH

Pakistan: ‘Unable or Unwilling!’
It is becoming pathetic to see the Pakistani state whimpering its protests against the spiralling aggression against its territory and people by NATO and the US.

Killing Each Taliban Soldier Costs $50 Million
By Matthew Nasuti
Killing 20 Taliban costs $1 Billion / Killing all the Taliban would cost $1.7 Trillion.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 5 October, 2010: Israeli Bar Ilan University sacks top academic for her critical views

5 October, 2010 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Rabbis visit a mosque in Bethlehem, torched by settlers
IMEMC – 5 Oct 2010 – Tuesday October 05, 2010 – 18:01, On Tuesday a number of Israeli Rabbis visited the mosque that Israeli settlers burned in the village of Beit Fajjar near Bethlehem on Monday. Governor of Bethlehem Abdul Fattah Hamayel, Muslim clergy and representatives of the families of the village welcomed the delegation of rabbis.

Maguire’s Deportation Appeal Denied
IMEMC – 5 Oct 2010 – Tuesday October 05, 2010 – 10:35, An appeal filed by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Mairead Maguire, was denied by the Israeli Supreme Court as its justices decided that the 10-year deportation order against her is valid, and that she entered the country knowing there was an outstanding deportation order against her.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 4 October, 2010: US Army Embeds Active-duty PSYOPS Soldiers at Local TV Stations

4 October, 2010 — ICH

“Everyone Just Wants to Kill People at any Cost”
U.S. soldiers accused of killing civilians in Afghanistan
By Mark Benjamin
“The Army really let me down when I thought I would come out here to do good maybe make some change in this country I find out that its all a lie (sic).”

Mission Creep In Afghanistan / Pakistan
By Eric Margolis
The failing government in Islamabad is caught between two fires. Pakistanis are furious and humiliated by the American attacks.

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