Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 9, 2011

9 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • UNESCO Head Deplores NATO’s Killing Of Libyan Media Workers
  • Zimbabwe Slams Libyan War, Warns Populace Against NATO
  • U.S. Army College Trains Senior Officers From 66 ‘Friendly’ Countries
  • South Caucasus: Remember 08.08.2008
  • Kazakhstan: Over 1,400 Troops In U.S.-Led Military Exercise
  • Afghanistan: America’s War Of Lies
  • Afghanistan Needs Talks, Not Drones
  • Letter: Stop Use Of Unmanned Drones
  • NATO Continues Building Proxy Armies In Iraq And Afghanistan
  • New NATO Kennan Doctrine To Push Russia Back In Arctic?

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Wikileaks Newslinks 9 August 2011

9 August 2011 — williambowles.info

‘Watchmen’ Author Supports WikiLeaks Whistleblower
PCWorld
Manning is the GI accused of leaking classified US government documents to WikiLeaks. “With any legitimate trial of whistleblower Bradley Manning still being at an unspecified date in the future, it would seem that what is presently on trial here is …
http://www.pcworld.com/article/237520/watchmen_author_supports_wikileaks_whistleblower.html

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NATO Newslinks 9 August 2011

9 August 2011 — williambowles.info

NATO rejects growing criticism of airstrike against Libyan TV
Washington Post
By AP, BRUSSELS — NATO is rejecting growing international criticism of its airstrike on Libyan television transmitters, saying it has no evidence the attack caused any casualties. Spokeswoman Carmen Romero said Tuesday that the alliance had not …
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/nato-rejects-growing-criticism-of-airstrike-against-libyan-tv/2011/08/09/gIQAEYkR4I_story.html

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Tariq Ali on British riots: Why here and now?

9 August 2011 — Green Left Weekly

[I’ll be publishing my take on the events, in the meantime, here’s what Tariq Ali has to offer on the subject. WB]

Why is it that the same areas always erupt first, whatever the cause? Pure accident? Might it have something to do with race and class and institutionalised poverty and the sheer grimness of everyday life?

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 8 August, 2011: Report: Israel wages cyber war on Iran

8 August , 2011 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Forces Advance Into Lebanese Territory
IMEMC – Tuesday August 09, 2011 – 03:04, The Lebanese Army reported Monday that Israeli soldiers advanced into Lebanese territory for a distance of 200 meters and remained there for 30 minutes before heading back to the Israeli side of the border.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 7 August, 2011: Israel’s ‘real estate revolution’ is not about justice or peace

7 August , 2011 — VTJP

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Ma’an News

Report: Fatah says Dahlan involved in poisoning Arafat
8/7/2011 – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Fatah has accused ousted party strongman Muhammad Dahlan of “having a hand” in poisoning late President Yasser Arafat, Arabic-language media reported Saturday. Arafat died in a Paris hospital in November 2004. The exact cause of his death remains a mystery, but popular belief among Palestinians holds that he was poisoned. According….

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 6 August, 2011: Draft Knesset bill to drop Arabic as official Israeli language

6 August , 2011 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Abbas To Visit Lebanon To Hold Talks on Palestinian Statehood
IMEMC – Saturday August 06, 2011 – 06:04, Palestinian sources reported that President Mahmoud Abbas will be visiting Lebanon in the middle of this month as he accepted an official invitation from the Lebanese president, Michael Suleiman Aoun. Lebanon will be heading the UN security Council in September.

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