Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO News: May 27, 2011: Britain Deploys Helicopter Gunships To “Turn The Screw” On Libya

27 May 2011 Stop Nato

  • Day 70 Of Libyan War: 8,444 NATO Air Missions, 3,229 Combat Flights
  • Non-Aligned Movement Conference: Cuba Condemns NATO Attacks Against Libya As International Crime
  • Britain Deploys Helicopter Gunships To “Turn The Screw” On Libya
  • U.S. Seeks $4 Billion Interceptor Missile Deal With Turkey
  • Former NATO Ambassador Named State Department Spokeswoman
  • Georgia Parades Afghan, Iraqi War Veterans, New Armored Vehicles In Front Of Protesters

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Welcome to the Violent World of Mr. Hopey Changey By John Pilger

26 May 2011 — John Pilger

May 26, 2011 — When Britain lost control of Egypt in 1956, Prime Minister Anthony Eden said he wanted the nationalist president Gamal Abdel Nasser:

‘destroyed … murdered … I don’t give a damn if there’s anarchy and chaos in Egypt’. Those insolent Arabs, Winston Churchill had urged in 1951, should be driven ‘into the gutter from which they should never have emerged’.

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Media Lens: Bad News From The BBC – Part 2: The ‘John Motson Approach To Analysing News’

27 May, 2011 — Media Lens

Between 17-19 May, we had a lengthy exchange of emails with BBC Middle East Bureau Chief, Paul Danahar. It began innocuously enough, but Danahar gradually revealed that he had little intention of sincerely addressing the issues put to him, and the exchange ended with increasingly odd burblings from the BBC‘s senior Jerusalem-based journalist (the full exchange is archived here in our forum).

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Syria, Libya, and Russia’s Retreat from “Reset” By M K Bhadrakumar

26 May 2011 — MRZine Asia Times

The last thing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev did before departing for France to attend this week’s Group of Eight summit meeting in Deauville was place a call to Damascus.

Prima facie, one may think the call made sense, since, as Reuters reported, “Syria’s crackdown on pro-democracy protests” is going to be high on the agenda of the summit.  But Medvedev had other thoughts on his mind; he wanted to ostentatiously pick up the thread from his previous conversation with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on April 6.

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Libya Newslinks 26-27 May 2011

27 May 2011 — williambowles.info

27 May 2011

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9/11 AND AMERICA’S “WAR ON TERRORISM”By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

26 May 2011 — Global Research

PREFACE. Read the critical research on 9/11 in this important book

The livelihood of millions of people throughout the World is at stake. It is my sincere hope that the truth will prevail and that the understanding provided in this detailed study will serve the cause of World peace. This objective, however, can only be reached by revealing the falsehoods behind America’s “War on Terrorism” and questioning the legitimacy of the main political and military actors responsible for extensive war crimes.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 26 May, 2011: CCR Launches Lawsuit In Connection With Last Year’s Raid of Flotilla Bound to Gaza

26 May, 2011 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Vice-PM Shalom Against Opening Gaza Crossing
IMEMC – Thursday May 26, 2011 – 17:08, Israeli Vice-Premier Silvan Shalom has spoken out against the easing of the blockade on Gaza through relaxed restrictions at the Egypt-Gaza crossing at Rafah, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 25 May, 2011: America’s Coming Nakba

25 May, 2011 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Amnesty International Demands End To Destruction Of “Unrecognized” Villages In Israel
IMEMC РWednesday May 25, 2011 Р16:27, Amnesty International has called on Israel to cease the demolition of the Bedouin village of al-‘Araqib in the Negev desert in southern Israel.

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