Information Clearing House Newsletter July 21, 2011: Banks to Pay $25 Billion Bribe For Immunity

21 July 2011 — Information Clearing House

Headless Corpse, Mass Grave and
Worrying Questions About Libya’s Rebel Army

By Ruth Sherlock, Al-Qawalish
The five corpses floated disfigured and bloating in the murky bottom of the water tank. Wearing green soldiers’ uniforms, the men lay belly down, decomposing in the putrid water. Continue reading

The Role of the UN Security Council in Unleashing an Illegal War against Libya By Ronda Hauben

20 July, 2011 — Global Research

Journalists Question Security Council Support for Rebel Group

At the April 4 press conference marking the beginning of the Colombian Presidency of the Security Council for April, Nestor Osorio, the Colombian Ambassador to the United Nations was asked what on the surface would seem an unusual question by one of the journalists. The journalist said (1):

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 21, 2011

21 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO’s Four-Month Bombing Campaign Has Cost Libya $50 Billion
  • Romanian Warship Returns From NATO Libyan Blockade Mission
  • Afghan War: At Least 1,560 U.S. Soldiers Killed, Almost 13,000 Injured
  • Pakistan: This Year’s Death Toll From U.S. Drone Strikes Over 400
  • NATO Chief: Military Cuts ‘Will Leave China As World’s Policeman’
  • Guatemalan President Calls For ‘Central American NATO’
  • U.S., Australian Troops Stage Normandy Beach-Type Assault

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 20 July, 2011: The Method in Netanyahu’s Madness

20 July , 2011 — VTJP


Ma’an News

Israel airstrikes hit targets south of Gaza City
7/21/2011 – GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli jet fighters launched air strikes on two sites in the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning. The Az-Zaitoun and Ash-Shujaiyeh neighborhoods south of Gaza City were targeted causing massive structural damage. No injuries were reported. An army spokesman said the raid was in response to rocket fire.” In response….

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What did PM tell Murdoch about the BSkyB takeover? By Andrew Grice and Oliver Wright

21 July 2011 — The Independent

Cameron admits he may have discussed controversial deal

David Cameron admitted that he may have discussed the bid by News Corp for full control of BSkyB during his 27 meetings with Murdoch executives since last year’s election. Downing Street had previously insisted that the £8bn takeover was not mentioned.

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Amid the Murdoch scandal, there is the acrid smell of business as usual By John Pilger

21 July 2011 — John Pilger

In Scoop, Evelyn Waugh’s brilliant satire on the press, there is the moment when Lord Copper, owner of the Daily Beast, meets his new special war correspondent, William Boot, in truth an authority on wild flowers and birdsong. A confused Boot is brought to his lordship’s presence by Mr. Salter, The Beast’s foreign editor.

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