Information Clearing House Newsletter 29 November, 2010: Deceits, Plots, Insults: America Laid Bare

29 November, 2010 — Information Clearing House

Israel’s Mossad Behind Killing of Iranian Nuclear Scientist: Report
By Al Bawaba
An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed on Monday and another university professor and his wife were hurt in two separate car blasts in Tehran.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26939.htm

America Considering Military Options Against Iran
By Agence France Presse
“We’ve actually been thinking about military options for a significant period of time,” Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff said in an interview with CNN.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26938.htm

US Spying On Hamas
Did The US Supply Israel With Information Enabling Murder Of Hamas Officials?

By Wikileaks US Cables
US requests “details of travel plans such as routes and vehicles used by Palestinian Authority leaders and HAMAS members.”
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26941.htm

WikiLeaks exposé: Israel Tried to Coordinate Gaza War with Abbas
By Barak Ravid
Israel tried to coordinate the Gaza war with the Palestinian Authority, classified diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks said on Sunday, adding that both the PA and Egypt refused to take control of the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26945.htm

Wikileaks: Israel Assessed Abbas as Weak, Unpopular
By AFP
In meetings with US representatives, Israeli officials ranging from then-opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu, to senior defense official Amos Gilad expressed doubt about Abbas’s political longevity.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26940.htm

Israel Says Turkey’s Prime Minister “Simply Hates Israel”
By AMB James F. Jeffrey – American Ambassador to Turkey
“He’s a fundamentalist. He hates us religiously” and his hatred is spreading.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26935.htm

Wikileaks : US Diplomatic Cable
Honduran Coup “Illegal and Unconstitutional”

By Ambassador Hugo Llorens
November 29, 2010 “Information Clearing House” — The Embassy perspective is that there is no doubt that the military, Supreme Court and National Congress conspired on June 28 in what constituted an illegal and unconstitutional coup against the Executive Branch.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26933.htm

Deceits, Plots, Insults: America Laid Bare
By Jerome Taylor, Cahal Milmo and David Usborne
Diplomatic communiqués released by Wikileaks shine unprecedented light on the US and how it sees the world.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26944.htm

Keeping Perspective on North Korea
By Matthew Rothschild
“American still has 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea 57 years after the cessation of hostilities. “
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26946.htm

“They Are Coming To Kills Us”
Must Watch Video
A Radical Experiment in Empathy.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26937.htm

IMF and EU Hammer Ireland: “We’re all Fu**ed”
By Mike Whitney
Why would the government even consider paying an interest rate of 5.8% per annum? Interest rates should be the same as they are for the banks; 1 percent. Should a sovereign nation get a worse interest rate than a crooked banker who ripped off millions of investors?
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26947.htm

The Stench of US Economic Decay Grows Stronger
By Paul Craig Roberts
On Thanksgiving eve the English language China Daily and People’s Daily Online reported that Russia and China have concluded an agreement to abandon the use of the US dollar in their bilateral trade and to use their own currencies in its place.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26936.htm

Cutting the Deficit: Sacrificing Workers to Save the Rich
By James Petras
The Commission Report issued November 10 proposes to slash social security payments, reducing recipients to poverty, raise the retirement age to 69 ensuring that millions of workers will die before they can retire, or enter retirement in ill health.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26942.htm

Hope, Real Hope, Is About Doing Something
By Chris Hedges
Hope is not trusting in the ultimate goodness of Barack Obama, who, like Herod of old, sold out his people.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26943.htm

Six foreign occupation troops killed by Afghan policeman:
The officer opened fire on foreign troops training the policemen in the Pachi Ragam district of Nangarhar province, said Ahmad Zia Abdul Zai, the provincial governor’s spokesman.
bit.ly/hR7nfa

Pakistani to sue CIA over drone attacks:
A Pakistani tribesman says he will sue President Barack Obama’s administration and CIA officials for killing his son and brother in a non-UN-sanctioned strike.
www.presstv.ir/detail/153150.html

Three killed in central Iraq violence:
Three people were killed and nine others injured in separate bomb and gunfire attacks in Baghdad and the province of Babil in south of Baghdad on Sunday, an Interior Ministry source said.
english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90854/7214281.html

Iran Scientist Killed by Bomb Worked on Atomic Project:
Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar accused the U.S. and Israeli intelligence services of being behind the attack on Shahriari. Iran had also blamed Ali-Mohammadi’s killing on the U.S. and Israel.
www.businessweek.com/news/2010-11-29/iran-scientist-killed-by-bomb-worked-on-atomic-project.html

US threatens Iran with military action:
Mullen made the remarks following Iran’s announcement that the Bushehr nuclear power plant in south of the country has started to generate electricity.
www.presstv.ir/detail/153060.html

Israel primed to attack a nuclear Iran:
US embassy cables show security service has told Washington ‘all options’ are on table if Iranian bomb looks inevitable
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/28/israel-primed-attack-nuclear-iran

Iran obtained missiles from North Korea: leaked US documents: –
US intelligence believes Iran has obtained advanced missiles from North Korea capable of striking Europe, according to US documents leaked by WikiLeaks and cited by the New York Times on Sunday.
news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20101128/pl_afp/usdiplomacymilitaryinternetwikileaksirannkorea

Russia offered Israel $1 billion for drone technologies to cancel deal to supply Iran with S-300 missiles:
Russia offered Israel $1 billion for advanced drone (automatic aircraft) technologies, and in addition offered to cancel the deal to supply Iran with S-300 missiles, according to an official cable published Sunday via WikiLeaks.
www.panarmenian.net/eng/world/news/57519/

Leaked cable: Israel consulted PA prior to attack on Gaza:
Israel approached the PA and Egypt about potentially assuming control of the Gaza Strip following a theoretical “defeat” of Hamas before Israel’s winter war on Gaza, a leaked US diplomatic cable revealed Sunday.
www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=336904

U.S. embassy dubbed Putin, Medvedev ‘Batman and Robin’ – Wikileaks:
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev “plays Robin” to his strongman Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s “Batman,” the U.S. embassy in Moscow said, according to documents leaked to international media on the whistleblowing Wikileaks website.
en.rian.ru/world/20101129/161542104.html

GOP Rep. asks Clinton to declare WikiLeaks a ‘foreign terrorist organization’:
GOP Rep. asks Clinton to declare WikiLeaks a foreign terrorist organizationA key Republican Congressman from New York has a new definition for the word “terrorism” that doesn’t require the use of violence or even fear.
www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/gop-rep-wikileaks-deemed-foreign-terrorist-organization/

War criminal:
Liberman Condems Wikileaks:

“Wikileaks’ deliberate disclosure of these diplomatic cables is nothing less than an attack on the national security of the United States, as well as that of dozens of other countries. By disseminating these materials, Wikileaks is putting at risk the lives and the freedom of countless Americans and non-Americans around the world.
bit.ly/eZvsM9

Secret US Embassy Cables – Fulltext Search
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article26934.htm

North Korea places missiles on launch pads:
North Korea has placed surface-to-surface missiles on launch pads in the Yellow Sea, Yonhap news agency said, as the United States and South Korea began military drills and China called for emergency talks.
www.todayszaman.com/news-228173-north-korea-places-missiles-on-launch-pads.html

Mosque ‘arson’ after US bomb sting:
Officials warn against retribution as mosque attended by man arrested over foiled Oregon attack is partly destroyed.
english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2010/11/2010112935958560333.html

Americans turn off cable TV as online grows:
US cable operators lost 741,000 basic video customers in the third quarter of the year, the biggest decline since it started tracking the segment in 1980.
bit.ly/ijeZHL

Cancun climate change summit: scientists call for rationing in developed world:
Global warming is now such a serious threat to mankind that climate change experts are calling for Second World War-style rationing in rich countries to bring down carbon emissions.
bit.ly/hkuf3E

Default! Say the people:
Irish negotiators raised defaulting but ‘Europe went completely mad’
www.independent.ie/national-news/default-say-the-people-2439331.html

Barack Obama imposes public sector pay freeze:
US president calls for sacrifice from workers in effort to cut huge deficit as Republicans ready to fight to extend Bush tax cuts
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/29/obama-federal-employee-pay-freeze

Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered Since The U.S. Invaded Iraq “1,421,933″
www.justforeignpolicy.org/iraq/iraqdeaths.html

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq: 4,745
icasualties.org/oif/

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 2,238

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,114,329,114,466
www.costofwar.com/

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