Stop NATO news: February 18, 2012: U.S. Drone Attacks Kill Sixteen In Northwest Pakistan

18 February 2012012

  • U.S. Drone Attacks Kill Sixteen In Northwest Pakistan
  • Pakistani President Pledges Support To Iran Against Foreign Aggression
  • Afghan War: NATO Loses 41 Soldiers So Far This Year
  • U.S. To Deploy Interceptor Missile Destroyers To Spain
  • Georgia: NATO Corner Opened At National Defence Academy

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ANOTHER PRETEXT TO WAGE WAR? The Fingerprints of False Flags Against Iran. The Thailand, India, Georgia Terrorist Bomb Blasts By Finian Cunningham

15 February, 2012 — Global Research

Have American and Israeli efforts to pin international terrorism on Iran just gone global? A series of bomb attacks apparently on Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia are now being linked with blasts in the Thai capital, Bangkok, for which it is reported that three Iranian men have been arrested.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 19 February 2012: Assange on the Simpsons

19 February

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange to Guest on Fox’s THE SIMPSONS, 2/19
Broadway World
As first reported on EWonline, WikiLeaks‘ founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange has recorded a guest voiceover that will appear during the 500th episode of Fox’s long-running animated series THE SIMPSONS. The episode is scheduled to air on …

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 19 February 2012: Bradley Manning nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

19 February

Bradley Manning nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Western Telegraph
Bradley Manning, who faces counts including aiding the enemy over the leak of thousands of documents to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, has been nominated by the The Movement of the Icelandic Parliament. In a letter to the Nobel Peace Prize …

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Gaza nearing total blackout, Oxfam quote and Gaza Weekly Update

18 February 2012

“What we are witnessing now with the fuel crisis in Gaza proves that the tunnels are not a sustainable solution to the blockade. The government of Israel’s near ban on fuel for private sale has only worsened this crisis and made everyday people less able to cope. If we want to solve the electricity crisis once and for all we need a full and consistent opening of all of Gaza’s crossings in accordance with international law,” said Catherine Essoyan, Regional Director of Oxfam.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 18 February 2012: Saving Khader Adnan’s life is saving our own soul

18 February 2012VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Two Injured After Army Bombarded Gaza
IMEMC – Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that two residents were wounded, on Saturday evening, when the Israeli Air Force bombarded a blacksmith workshop in Az-Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza City. …

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 18 February 2012: Millions of Christians Want to Start WWIII

18 February 2012Information Clearing House

Another March to War?
By Matt Taibbi
You can just feel it: many of the same newspapers and TV stations we saw leading the charge in the Bush years have gone back to the attic and are dusting off their war pom-poms.

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Syria Crisis, Arab Spring Revive Cold War Alignment By Marwan Kabalan

17 February 2012 — Gulf News

Anti-US powers lean towards an alliance to prevent Washington from taking advantage of the Syrian crisis

The Russian-Chinese co-ordination on many world issues, including in the UN Security Council, makes it almost certain that the West will, from now on, face tougher resistance to its polices from underprivileged powers in the international system.

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Wrongheaded UN Vote on Syria: US-NATO "Arm Twisting" at the General Assembly By Stephen Lendman

18 February, 2012Global Research

On February 4, Russia and China vetoed the Arab League’s one-sided Syria resolution (SC/10536). It illegitimately called for Assad to step down.

Under international law, no nation or combination thereof, may interfere in the internal affairs of others, except in self-defense if attacked.

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SOPA author strikes back with Internet surveillance bill; no one is safe By Sebastian Haley

18 February 2012SOPA author strikes back with Internet surveillance bill; no one is safe | VentureBeat

SOPA author Lamar Smith is sponsoring a new bill named the ‘Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011″ (H.R. 1981). The bill is not brand new, mind you, but with so many other oppressive attempts by the government to invade privacy and control the Internet lately, it has managed to slip by relatively unnoticed until now.

The bill (which can be read here) would alter U.S. code Chapter 18 section 2703 ‘Required Disclosure of Customer Communications or Records’ so that all Internet service providers would need to store your IP address for at least 12 months, along with any highly sensitive personal information such as credit card data.

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