Black Agenda Report 14 December 2011: Obama & GOP Clowns / Fascist America? /Dominican Rep Hates Blacks

14 December 2011 — Black Agenda ReportNews, commentary and analysis from the black left

Obama and the GOP Circus Show
by BAR executive editor Glen Ford
Having shown his hand over the last three years as an eager – although often spurned – partner in Republican austerity politics, and a war-maker who could make George Bush blush, President Obama will seek reelection with bankers’ money while pretending to remain “infuriated” with Wall Street. The banksters are in on the scam, since “nothing can match Obama’s crowning glory: the permanent bailout of finance capital.” The Republican candidate, whoever it is, will certainly spout an unambiguously pro-business line. But, “a GOP gaggle that savages itself for the privilege of singing the praises of the rich can only bring down the wrath of the people on the bankers’ heads.” Wall Street knows Obama is their true “shining knight.”
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Stop NATO News: December 14, 2011

14 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • U.S. Interceptor Missile System Aimed Against Russia, China: Security Official
  • U.S., NATO Forces Surround Syria On Eve Of Invasion?
  • German General: 15,000 NATO Troops In Afghanistan Past 2014
  • U.S. Loses Drones In Middle East, Off East Africa Coast
  • NATO State Diplomats In Firing Exercise At Georgian Military Center
  • U.S., Japan Develop Next-Generation Interceptor Missile
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Stop NATO news: December 13, 2011

13 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Libya Descending Into Chaos And Civil War: Experts
  • Israeli, U.S. Attack On Iran To Have Catastrophic Consequences: Russian Official
  • NATO Headquarters: Israel Calls On Bloc To Act On Syria, Iran
  • Remembering His-Story – Iran Attack Next?
  • Turkey, U.S. Discuss Military Cooperation With Azerbaijan
  • NATO, EU Increase Military Integration For Global Missions
  • Denmark Sends Surveillance Aircraft To Seychelles For NATO Indian Ocean Operations
  • Pakistan: Punjab Assembly Condemns NATO, Calls For Stronger Response
  • Balochistan Assembly Unanimously Condemns NATO Attacks
  • Asia: Cold War To World War?

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Stop NATO news: December 12, 2011

12 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Pakistani Forces Take Control Of Air Base As U.S. Troops Evicted
  • NATO Commander: No Guarantee New Pakistan Attacks Won’t Occur
  • Pakistan To Shoot Down U.S. Drones: Government Official
  • Two NATO Soldiers Killed In Eastern Afghanistan
  • Afghan War: U.S. Commander Defends Night Raids
  • Iran Summons Afghan Envoy Over NATO Drone Violation
  • Libya Marked For NATO Mediterranean Dialogue Membership
  • Libya: Deadly Internecine Fighting Intensifies
  • South Africa: NATO Attack On Libya Scar That Will Take Many Years To Heal For Africa
  • Arab League’s Capitulation
  • New Caucasus War: Azerbaijan Arms Spending Ratio Highest In CIS

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 13 December 2011: "Despair Is Not an Option"

13 December 2011 — Information Clearing House

America’s Covert War Against Iran
Do ‘All Options’ Mean Nukes?
By Tom Burghardt
During a White House press briefing Thursday, President Barack Obama said that “No options off the table means I am considering all options.” 
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Wikileaks Newslinks 13-14 December 2011

14 December 2011 —

14 December 2011
AdvancedIO(R) Systems Responds to WikiLeaks

MarketWatch (press release)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — AdvancedIO Systems was incorrectly listed by WikiLeaks as a company that enables governments to spy on their citizens. Several news agencies have mistakenly connected the company’s …

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 13-14 December 2011

14 December 2011 —

14 December 2011
Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks Suspect, Seen As Patriot And Traitor

Huffington Post
By DAVID DISHNEAU 12/14/11 01:23 AM ET AP FORT MEADE, Md. — The document
in which Pfc. Bradley Manning allegedly confessed to giving classified information to WikiLeaks also includes a rationale that has made him a hero among peace and anti-secrecy …
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