VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 18 August, 2011: Video survey: Racism rampant among Israeli youth

18 August , 2011 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Army Bombards Rafah Killing Six Palestinians; Child Killed In Gaza City
IMEMC – Thursday August 18, 2011 – 20:51, Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported on Thursday evening that six Palestinians, including a senior resistance leader, and a child, were killed when the Israeli Air Force fired missiles into a home in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. A Child was also killed and five residents were injured when the army bombarded Gaza City.

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Media Advisory: Libyan Deaths, Media Silence – Were Dozens Killed in Majer NATO Airstrikes?

18 August 2011 — Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Allegations of Libyan civilian deaths as a result of NATO bombing have often been covered in the corporate media as an opportunity to scoff at the Gadhafi regime’s unconvincing propaganda (FAIR Blog, 6/9/11). But dramatic new allegations that dozens of civilians were killed in Majer after NATO airstrikes on August 8 have been met with near-total media silence.

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 19, 2011

19 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • FAIR: NATO Air Strikes, Libyan Deaths And Media Silence
  • U.S. NATO Quad Partners Demand Regime Change In Syria
  • Israeli Missile Chief Briefs U.S. Space/Interceptor Missile Conference
  • War Training In Eastern Europe: U.S. National Guard ‘Partners’ With 65 Nations
  • U.S. Army Plans $1 Billion 100 Unmanned Helicopter Fleet
  • Canada Restores Monarchy To Military
  • NATO Tanker Set Ablaze In Balochistan

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 18 August, 2011: Debt Crisis is Just a 'Prelude to War'

18 August, 2011 — Information Clearing House

Shadow Warriors: Movin’ On Up
By Conn Hallinan
The U.S. is embarking on a military sea change that will replace massive deployments, like Iraq and Afghanistan, with stealthy night raids, secret assassinations, and death-dealing drones. Its implications for civilian control of foreign policy promises to be profound.

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Black Agenda Report 17 August 2011: Save Yourselves, Not Obama / Black Libya City Falls / Prez Bachmann

17 August 2011 — Black Agenda Report – News, commentary and analysis from the black left

It’s Too Late To Save The Obama Administration. Can We Still Save Ourselves?
By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon
Two and half years into the Obama presidency, some of us spend more time mooning over pretty pictures of the First Family, their beautiful kids and regal mother-in-law than we spend publicly worrying over the fates of millions of families, children and elders we personally know. Why are some of us still trying to “save” the Obama administration. When will it be time to save ourselves from endless war, climate change, joblessness and the other ravages of late predatory capitalism?

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