Information Clearing House Newsletter August 02, 2011: Putin says U.S. is "Parasite"

2 August 2011 — Information Clearing House

How the CIA is Trying to Pave Over Yemen’s Revolution
Evicting Yemen’s Drone Base By James Gundun
Most Yemenis and some observers firmly believe that Saleh and Washington are using each other to create chaos, a vain attempt to justify their illegitimate authority. Coolly rational, yet utterly deranged.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28729.htm

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Lies and Media Manipulations regarding the Protest Movement in Syria By Pierre Piccinin

2 August 2011 — Global Researchwww.mondialisation.ca

Global Research Editor’s Note

The following article focusses on the Protest movement in Syria in mid-July. it does not cover recent events. It nonetheless suggests that mainstream media sources are systematically manipulating the relevant numbers

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Silenced Evidence in Assassination of Rafik Hariri By Eslam al-Rihani

2 August 2011 — Dissident Voice

PART I
“Once the billionaire PM Rafik Hariri moves inside Beirut, everybody takes note of it. His limousine is equipped with a device able to foil any assassination attempt via booby-trapped car. Mobile phones are disrupted in the area near the convoy, … Whenever he leaves his house, his guards carry out car patrols in the streets for camouflage.”

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Wikileaks Newslinks 2 August 2011

2 August 2011 — williambowles.info

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in Sydney for Dangerous assignment
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
They will join others and the audience in negotiating a range of dangerous ideas including, that: Wikileaks has not gone far enough; Footballers are Barbarians not role models; Psychopaths Make the World Go Around; Ecstasy is No More Dangerous Than …
http://southern-courier.whereilive.com.au/news/story/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-in-sydney-for-dangerous-assignment/

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Media Lens: A ‘Malign Intellectual Subculture’ – George Monbiot Smears Chomsky, Herman, Peterson, Pilger And Media Lens

2 August 2011 — Media Lens

On June 13, George Monbiot devoted his Guardian column to naming and shaming a ‘malign intellectual subculture that seeks to excuse savagery by denying the facts’. ‘The facts’, Monbiot noted, ‘are the genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda.’

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The DIY Terminator: Private Robot Armies And The Algorithm-Run Future Of War By Greg Lindsay

1 August, 2011 — Fast Company

In the latest installment of the Butterfly Effect: Predator drones are just the start of unmanned, autonomous warfare technology. But as the tech becomes more democratized and more deadly, what happens when anyone can assemble an army of killing machines? Continue reading

Global Research: The Debt Ceiling Crisis in America Selected Articles

1 August, 2011– Global Research

The debt ceiling crisis can be averted by enforcing the Fourteenth Amendment, which mandates the government to pay its debts already incurred, including pensions.  That means Social Security, which IS an “entitlement,” in the original sense of the word.  We’re entitled to it because we’ve paid for it with taxes.   
-Ellen Brown, Bipartisan “Russian Roulette” and America’s Federal Debt

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 1 August, 2011: PA: ‘Alarming’ rise in Israel’s attacks on Palestinian children

1 August , 2011 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Municipalities Go on Strike as Israel Continues to Face Widespread Housing Protests
IMEMC – Monday August 01, 2011 – 14:10, Most municipal authorities in Israel carried out a one day strike on Monday, as an act of solidarity with the popular protests which have arisen all throughout the country in the past weeks over housing prices.

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Robert Samuelson: We Have Met the Enemy, and He Is Old

29 July 2011 — Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

When your column is headlined ‘It’s the Elderly, Stupid,’ I guess readers should know what to expect. Robert Samuelson delivers in today’s Washington Post (a column that will appear elsewhere around the country, unfortunately), in a nasty diatribe about the kind of debt debate he thinks the country should be having–one that blames older people:

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Аnatoly Tsyganok – Four months of war in Libya

2 August 2011 — Strategic Culture Foundation

NATO’s military operation against Libya, conducted mainly by the armed forces of the US, France and Britain, is speeding up the formation of a new system of international relations. At the same time the war serves as a firing ground for testing the strategy of the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) in real combat situation as well as the efficiency of new weapons …

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