Depleted Uranium Contamination: A Crime against Humanity By Dr. Arun Shrivastava

26 March, 2012 — Global Research

This article is part of a longer essay on Depleted Uranium weapons, nuclear reactors and their environmental health impacts. 

In this article the long term consequences of radiation contamination from unilateral aggression of the US and NATO countries on South and West Asia are discussed. Afpak region is being bombed daily and the cold blooded murder of nine kids out of the seventeen killed is just a small blip when billions are done in.
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Media Lens: Postcard From The Precipice – An Appeal For Support

29 March, 2012 Media Lens

Erich Fromm understood that ‘selective inattention’ was at the heart of the problem. He devoted his life to exposing man’s capacity for ‘not observing what he does not want to observe; hence, that he may be sincere in denying a knowledge which he would have, if he wanted only to have it’. (Fromm, Beyond The Chains Of Illusion, Abacus, 1989, p.94)

WESTERN PSY-OPS AGAINST SYRIA: When Mrs Assad’s “Shopping” Becomes a “Crime Against Humanity” By Finian Cunningham

27 March 2012 — Global Research

Michelle Obama, the fashion style icon wife of US President Obama, is to have travel sanctions imposed on her by member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, including Russia, China and SCO associate state Iran.

Mrs Obama’s annual six-figure budget for designer clothes and accessories is seen as an affront to moral decency at a time when her husband is overseeing foreign wars of aggression, mass murder in several territories using aerial drones, and ordering the assassination of individuals such as nuclear scientists in Iran.

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World On The Brink Of Third World War By Nadir Mir*

27 March 2012 — Stop NATO – The Nation

US geostrategy has been embroiled in Afghanistan and Iraq; now it seeks to extend the war to Iran-Pakistan. Of course, the real war is against Russia and China, the opposing alliance. Washington sees China rising, Russia resurgent, the Islamic world defiant (with the Arab Spring likely to turn anti-Western) and Israel endangered, besides Western economic decline.

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Syrian Victims: When Truth Is the First Casualty of War By Ross Ruthenberg

27 March 2012 — Global Research

The Western mainstream media continuously beat the war drums for Libya-like treatment of Syria, using body count statistics to attempt to paint the year-old Syrian conflict as a humanitarian disaster crying out for NATO and its allies to bomb the government’s military forces into submission. Ironically, under the guise of “responsibility to protect”, the NATO powers and their Gulf Arab proxies are supplying weapons, training and logistical support to the armed “opposition” forces.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 27 March 2012: Germany Brings Cold War to Middle East

27 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israeli border patrol kill two men along Egypt border
IMEMC – Just after Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu toured the route of a border fence under construction between Israel and Egypt Tuesday, Israeli border patrol agents shot and killed two men on the border. …

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 27 March 2012: Afghan Massacre and the Obama Cover-Up

27 March 2012 Information Clearing House

The Massacre of the Afghan 17 and the Obama Cover-Up

By James Petras

The ever-complicit Obama regime constructed an elaborate cover-up, exposing the Administration up to charges of conspiracy to suppress the essential facts, falsify data and obstruct justice: All are grounds for criminal prosecution and impeachment.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 26 March 2012: Hospital ‘may consider force-feeding’ Shalabi

26 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Ashrawi Condemns Israeli Threats of Cutting Tax Revenue
IMEMC – On Monday Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, member of the PLO executive committee, slammed the Israeli government threats to cut tax revenue as part of Israeli response to the last week UN council for Human Rights decision to investigate West Bank settlements. …

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Some facts about Iran’s nuclear activities

26 March 2012David Morrison

“The United States, European allies and even Israel generally agree on three things about Iran’s nuclear program: Tehran does not have a bomb, has not decided to build one, and is probably years away from having a deliverable nuclear warhead.” (012) Continue reading

The World’s Most Formidable Military Power: Iran Or Syria?

26 March 2012 — Stop NATO – Calcutta Telegraph

It’s time to show the world that the lion is not yet in its winter

[The U.S.] has not escaped the fate that is the inheritance of an imperial power, it too is a victim of insecurity complex. The imperial power imagines conspiracy against it in every nook and corner. The conspirators must be crushed. The armed might the imperial power has accumulated is surely not for the sake of mere accumulation.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 25 March 2012: Ayalon: “We Will Not Allow UN Committee Members Into The Country”

25 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Female Detainee On Hunger Strike Since Tuesday
IMEMC – Lawyer of the Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Firas Sabbah, stated that he managed, last Thursday, to visit detainee Amani Al-Khandaqji, at the Asqalan Israeli prison, and that she told him that she started an open-ended hunger strike since she was kidnapped by the army last Tuesday. Interrogates are questioning her about a prisoner-support Facebook page she manages. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 24 March 2012: Ambassadors Of Portugal, South Africa, Teargased Near Ramallah

24 March 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Soldiers Attack Detainees, Conduct Forced DNA Tests
IMEMC – The Palestinian Ministry of Detainees reported Saturday that Palestinian political prisoners in Nafha, Majiddo, Galboa’, and Ramon Israeli prisons, returned their meals on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning, in protest to forced DNA tests conducted on them by, under gunpoint, the Israeli soldiers. …

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 24 March 2012: War Criminal Heartless Dick Cheney Gets New Heart

25 March 2012 Information Clearing House

The Dangerous Mess in Syria Grows Murkier

By Eric Margolis

US, British and some European media keep depicting Syria‘s civil war as a simple passion play pitting the evil Asad regime in Damascus against mostly unarmed democratic protestors.

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Statewatch News Online, 26 March 2012 Launch of Frontex Observatory


Established in 2006 by Regulation 2004/2007, Frontex is the European Agency for the Management of the External Borders of the European Union. It coordinates and organises with Member States high-tech border control operations at sea, land and air external borders of the EU, and carries out joint return flights of irregular migrants. Its mandate was revised in 2011. Since its inception, Frontex has been criticised for its lack of transparency and accountability.

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What Is Really Going On In Syria: Insider Update By Boris DOLGOV

24 January 2012 — Strategic Culture Foundation

What Is Really Going On In Syria: Insider UpdateThe current situation in Syria remains one of the most important components of the Middle Eastern and international policies. Using Syria’s domestic crisis and pursuing their own goals NATO, Israel, Turkey and the monarchies of the Persian Gulf are trying to undermine the Syrian regime.

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Stop NATO News: March 25, 2012

25 March 2012 — Stop NATO

  • Ottawa: First Joint Meeting Of U.S., Canadian, Mexican Defense Leaders
  • Clinton Approves $1.3 Billion In Military Aid To Egyptian Junta
  • Three NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
  • Italian Soldier Killed, Five Injured In Afghanistan
  • NATO Helicopter Violates Pakistani Air Space
  • U.S. Ambassador-Designate: Georgia To Join NATO, U.S. To Upgrade Military
  • U.S. Marine Corps Commander Meets Georgian Military Chief, Troops
  • Eastern Partnership: Georgia Pushes “International Community” To Expel Russian Troops From Abkhazia And South Ossetia
  • Abkhazia Concerned Over Georgia Creating New Paramilitary Groups
  • French Defense Delegation Visits Georgia, Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan Doubled Military Production Last Year
  • NATO MPs In Qatar “Discuss Regional Security”
  • Turkey To Host “Friends Of Syria” Meeting
  • Syria: Armenians Fear Results Of Regime Change
  • EU Foreign Ministers Slap More Sanctions On Belarus, Iran, Syria And Extend Horn Of Africa Naval Deployment

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The Bradley Manning Prosecution Infected by Government Misconduct, Dismissal is the Only Option By Kevin Zeese

20 March, 2012 — Global Research

Last week I spent two days in court for a pretrial motions hearing in the court martial of Bradley Manning, the private accused of leaking documents to WikiLeaks that showed widespread unethical and illegal behavior by the Department of Defense and State Department.  Manning has suffered the fate the Queen put on Alice when she was in Wonderland, “Sentence first — verdict afterwards.” By the time his court martial is actually held he will have been incarcerated for more than two years, one of those years was spent in solitary confinement. But, that is only one of many obvious injustices Manning is being subjected to.

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