Libya: NATO's War Of Aggression Against A Sovereign African State By Obi Nwakanma

5 June 2011 — Global ResearchVanguard (Nigeria)

-The use of Western troops in Africa – particularly in the case of France – the use of its paratroopers, first in Ivory Coast, and now in Libya, represents a new strategic declaration of war against Africa, the African interest, and the African continent. In NATO’s disregard of AU, there is without doubt a remanifestation of that ontological disease of the Western mind that regards Africa as simply a place without history and without agency.

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Libyan war updates/Stop NATO news: 5 June, 2011: Libya: NATO’s War Of Aggression Against A Sovereign African State

5 June 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Libya: NATO’s War Of Aggression Against A Sovereign African State
  • Russia Alarmed By NATO’s Escalating, Partisan Use Of Force In Libya
  • NATO Warplanes Intensify Bombardment Of Libyan Cities
  • Two NATO Soldiers Killed In Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

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Wikileaks Newslinks 5 June 2011

5 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Hay festival: Julian Assange was prepared to name superinjunction holders
Telegraph.co.uk
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has suggested he was prepared to reveal the names of individuals covered by superinjunctions issued by the British courts to protect their privacy. By Patrick Sawer, and Holly Watt Mr Assange said the WikiLeaks …
www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/8557122/Hay-festival-Julian-Assange-was-prepared-to-name-superinjunction-holders.html

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Bahrain Newslinks 5 June 2011: Continuing Bahraini State Terror

5 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Bahrain decision a costly mistake for F1: Mosley
Times of India
LONDON: Former motor racing chief Max Mosley added his voice on Sunday to those opposed to Formula One racing in Bahrain this season, warning that the sport would pay a heavy price for the decision. The sport’s governing body, that the Briton headed …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/racing/Bahrain-decision-a-costly-mistake-for-F1-Mosley/articleshow/8734675.cms

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Yemen Newslinks 5 June 2011: Yemen may become threat to UK security, says Hague

5 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Timeline: Saleh’s 33-year rule in Yemen
Reuters
(Reuters) – Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh, wounded in an attack on his presidential palace on Friday, has flown to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment. Below is a timeline of Saleh’s 33-year rule. July 1978 – Saleh takes power in then-North Yemen …
www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/05/us-yemen-events-idUSTRE7540V320110605
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Libya Newslinks 5 June 2011

5 June 2011 — williambowles.info

British Foreign Secretary Visits Libyan Rebels
Voice of America
Photo: AP British Foreign Secretary William Hague has arrived in Libya for talks with opposition leaders in the rebel stronghold, Benghazi. Hague is one of the highest-ranking foreign officials to visit the rebel-held territory. …
www.voanews.com/english/news/British-Foreign-Secretary-Visits-Libyan-Rebels-123157523.html

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 5 June 2011

5 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Assange heckled over Bradley Manning’s fate
WalesOnline
by Clare Hutchinson, Wales On Sunday WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange faced an angry crowd at the Hay Festival yesterday demanding to know how he intended to help Bradley Manning, the Welsh-raised soldier charged with leaking military documents. …
www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/06/05/assange-heckled-over-bradley-manning-s-fate-91466-28822001/
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ARISTIDE STANDS, THE PEOPLE STAND By Nia Imara

4 June 2011 — www.haitisolidarity.net

With President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s return to Haiti this past March, President Obama once again landed his administration on the wrong side of history. After seven years of forced exile in South Africa—an exile orchestrated and imposed by the United States—Aristide and his family returned home to the rejoicing of millions of their fellow citizens. Tens of thousands of supporters greeted the Aristides at the Port-Au-Prince International Airport on the morning of Friday, March, 18 and ushered them to their home in Tabarre. The grounds surrounding the house, from which the Aristides were kidnapped seven years ago by US special forces, were packed that morning with a jubilant crowd that included international supporters.

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Joe Bageant: Joe picks and sings Hemingway’s Whisky

5 June 2011 — Joe Bageant

Here is an outtake from The Kingdom of Survival, a documentary now in production that includes interviews with Joe Bageant, Noam Chomsky, a radical book publisher, a cabin builder, a musician, and a radio host. This segment was shot one year ago when Joe was visiting his home in Winchester, Virginia.

‘Hemingway’s Whisky’ was written by Guy Clark and became the title for Kenny Chesney’s recent album.

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