Libyan war updates/Stop NATO news: June 22, 2011

22 June 2011 — Stop NATO

  • 96-Day Libyan War: Over 12,000 NATO Sorties, Over 4,500 Combat Missions
  • NATO Air Strikes Target Towns Near Libyan Capital
  • Spokesperson: U.S. Aid Essential To NATO’s Libyan War
  • Senate Opens Door For U.S. Troops To Fight In Libya
  • Iran Slams NATO’s Killing Innocent Libyans, Destroying Infrastructure
  • Americans’ Support For Speedy Afghan Withdrawal At All-Time High
  • U.S. Cannot Afford Indefinite War In Afghanistan
  • 260 NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan This Year
  • Asia-Pacific NATO: Australia Broadens Military Purview
  • Latvia To Request NATO Intervention Over Russian Warship Deployment

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Greek government wins confidence vote — RT

22 June 2011 — RT

The Greek Parliament has won a crucial confidence vote, 155 for and 143 against, allowing it to proceed with savage new austerity cuts needed for another EU and IMF bailout loan.

­Prime Minister George Papandreou’s new Cabinet was approved by a majority of the 300-member legislature on a pledge to pass deeply disliked austerity measures that have provoked strikes and mass protests.

The new finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos, will now seek to push through harsh austerity measures against fierce public opposition, in return for another EU/IMF bailout to prevent the country from defaulting on its loans.

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Fukushima is the greatest nuclear and environmental disaster in human history By Steven C. Jones

20 June 2011 — Global Research

By way of comparison, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occured in 1986 in the Ukraine, Russia- heretofore the worst nuclear disaster on record- burned for 10 days and cumulatively killed an estimated 1 million people worldwide. The Fukushima, Japan nuclear disaster has 5 nuclear reactors burning, 2 in partial meltdown and 3 in full meltdown- and they’ve ALL been uncontrollably burning since March 11th. Its been over 3 months and this nuclear disaster remains completely out of control. In fact, some industry estimates cite the possibility that these meltdowns will be contained (optimistically) in 1-3 years, at the very earliest.
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Fukushima and the Mass Media Meltdown: The Repercussions of a Pro-Nuclear Corporate Press By Keith Harmon Snow

20 June 2011 — Global Research

A sociological and technological discussion — in the wake of the out-of-control nuclear apocalypse in Japan — addressing the compromise of public health and security created by the failure of the western corporate mass media to equitably report on, mildly investigate, or even moderately challenge, the nuclear power industry.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 21 June, 2011: American flotilla passengers set to challenge U.S. support for Gaza blockade

21 June, 2011 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Netanyahu: “We Need To Disengage From The Palestinians, Need To Keep Jewish Majority”
IMEMC – Wednesday June 22, 2011 – 03:26, As the Israeli cabinet was holding its Sunday meeting, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that he supports the notion of a total disengagement from the Palestinians, in certain parts of the occupied territories, and “giving away” parts of the West Bank in order to ensure Israel remains a “Jewish State with Jewish majority”.

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