The Iranian “Plot” by ALEXANDER COCKBURN

16 October 2011 — CounterPunch Diary

Ahmadinejad-2.jpgFirst, a simple rule: utter absurdity in allegations leveled by the US government is no bar to a deferential hearing in our nation’s major conduits of official opinion.   Suppose the CIA leaks a secret national security review concluding that the moon is actually made of cheese, and the Chinese are planning to send up a pair of gigantic bio-engineered rats to breed in numbers sufficient to eat the cheese and thus sabotage US plans for Missile Defense radar deployment on the moon’s dark side. LEFT: Iran’s president Ahmadinejad

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 15 October, 2011: Red Card UEFA Campaign Enters New Phase

15 October 2011 , 2011 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Poll: “Two-Thirds Of Israeli Support Swap Deal
IMEMC – Sunday October 16, 2011 – 04:07, A poll conducted by Israel’s TV, Channel 10, revealed that two-thirds of the Israelis approve of the prisoner-swap deal that was mediated between the Hamas movement and Israel.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter October 15, 2011: Obama Sends Troops to Fight In Uganda

15 October 2011 — Information Clearing House

Obama Sends 100 Troops to Fight Ugandan Rebels
In a letter to Congress, Obama informed that in the next months further U.S. troops will be shipped out to other African countries as well, including South Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Was Mossad using Fox and Werritty as ‘useful idiots’? Ex-Ambassador reveals how links made by ‘advisers’ set alarm bells ringing By Craig Murray

15 October 2011 — Daily Mail

The real reason Liam Fox had to resign was not a grubby little money scandal about firms funding Adam Werritty as he jetted round the world with the Defence Secretary. It was much more important, and much worse, than that.

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