Rape in Libya: America’s Recent Wars have all been Accompanied by Memorable Falsehoods By Prof Peter Dale Scott

3 June 13, 2011 — Global ResearchThe Asia-Pacific Journal, Volume 9, Issue 24

When the war-going get tough, the professional P.R.Campaigns get Going

It is a troubled Time for NATO’s campaign against Libya. President Obama has seen a near-revolt in Congress against the costly war, while Defense Secretary Gates in Brussels has warned his European allies that their tepid response “is putting the Libya mission and the alliance’s very future at risk.”1 Back home, according to the London Daily Mail, “Mr Gates has requested extra funds for Libya operations, but has been rebuffed by the White House.”2

 

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 15 June, 2011: US Kills 130 People In Yemen

15 June, 2011 — Information Clearing House

US Kills 130 People In Yemen
By Hakim Almasmari
“The Yemeni government did not allow the US to conduct random attacks in the country, though it has agreed to cooperate in the fight against al Qa’eda,” said Tareq Shami, the ruling party’s spokesman.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28334.htm

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Black Agenda Report 15 June 2011: Charters Divide Blacks / McKinney in Libya / Lupe Fiasco and Obama

15 June 2011 — Black Agenda Report

How the Corporate Right Divided Blacks from Teachers Unions and Each Other

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford
Charter school supporters are denouncing the NAACP for filing suit, along with the teachers union, against preferential – separate but unequal – treatment of charter schools in New York City. The charter activists claim the NAACP is dividing the community, but that division was orchestrated 15 years ago, when the right-wing Bradley Foundation created the Black private school voucher “movement” out of whole cloth.
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Libya Newslinks for 15 June 2011: Cameron humiliates first sea lord over Libya in Commons

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

10 US lawmakers sue Obama over Libya strikes
CBS News
President Barack Obama delivers his address on Libya at the National Defense University in Washington, March 28, 2011. (AP) WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers is suing President Barack Obama for taking military action against Libya without …
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/15/politics/main20071286.shtml

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Egypt Newslinks 15 June 2011

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Grapel denies Mossad ties
Ynetnews
Egyptian newspaper Al Masry Al Youm reports Israeli held in Egypt told interrogators information he sent friends via email didn’t was not confidential, could be found online. Meanwhile, Al Ahram daily insists Grapel ‘an important element within Mossad’ …
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4082378,00.html

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Yemen Newslinks for 15 June 2011: CIA to send armed drones into Yemen

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

UN official calls for Syria probe…US preps for Yemen problems
9&10 News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is getting ready in case the worst happens in Yemen. The US is building a secret CIA air base in the Persian Gulf region to target al-Qaida terrorists there in case anti-American factions win the Yemeni power …
http://www.9and10news.com/Category/Story/?id=294090&cID=3

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NATO Newslinks for 15 June 2011: South Africa condemns NATO attacks on Libya

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Who Needs NATO?
New York Times
Americans have been grumbling about the failure of the European partners in NATO to pull their weight almost since the organization was founded in 1949. “Because we had our troops there, the Europeans had not done their share,” President Eisenhower …
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/16/opinion/16iht-edwheatcroft16.html

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Bahrain Newslinks for 15 June 2011: Bahrain to sue Independent newspaper over articles

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Ex-editors of opposition Bahraini newspaper to go on trial
CNN International
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) — The trial of three Bahraini opposition journalists accused of fabricating news to disrupt peace during the civil unrest in the Gulf state adjourned after a few minutes Wednesday. Civilian High Court judges postponed …
http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/06/15/bahrain.journalists.trial/

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Wikileaks Newslinks for 15 June 2011: Wikileaks Haiti cables show US deployed troops after the earthquake before Haiti granted permission

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks Asks For Anonymous Bitcoin Donations
Forbes (blog)
By ANDY GREENBERG WikiLeaks was built on the idea of anonymous, untraceable transfers of digital information. Now it wants to fill its coffers with equally untraceable injections of digital cash. On Tuesday the secret-spilling group announced via …
http://blogs.forbes.com/andygreenberg/2011/06/14/wikileaks-asks-for-anonymous-bitcoin-donations/

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Low-End High Design and the Butterfly Effect By Greg Lindsay

14 June 2011 — Solidarity Economy

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Egyptian Woman with Cell Phone

China’s Cell Phone Pirates Are Bringing Down Middle Eastern Governments

1. Enter The Shanzhai

In 2004, a Taiwanese electronics firm named MediaTek [1] unveiled its latest product–a cell-phone-in-a-box aimed at manufacturers, equipped with everything they needed to make the guts of a working phone on one chipset. Write some software, add features, and snap a plastic case on the front and you’ve produced a new model. It was an immediate hit with China’s notorious counterfeiters, the shanzhai [2].

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Syria Newslinks for 15 June 2011

15 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Turkey Spurns Assistance as Syria’s Attack on Town Forces More to Flee
Bloomberg
“Maybe this stems from Syria’s special status and Turkey doesn’t want to involve the international community, but this is an international crisis.” Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will visit the camps holding Syrian refugees on his country’s …
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-15/turkey-spurns-assistance-as-syria-s-attack-on-town-forces-more-to-flee.html

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