Information Clearing House Newsletter 19 March 2012: Israel Intelligence Agrees Iran Is Not After N-bomb: Report

19 March 2012  Information Clearing House


Israel Intelligence Agrees Iran Is Not After N-bomb: Report

By Press TV

Several senior Israeli officials, who spoke to AP in recent days clearly, said Israel has come around to the US view that no final decision to build a bomb has been made by Iran.


Syrian Rebels are Foreign-backed Terrorists

By Tony Cartalucci

Latest terrorist attack in Damascus illustrates illegitimacy of both Syria’s rebels & the UN/NATO backing them.


Libya: “Dawn” Turns Into Chaos

By Garibov Konstantin

Right now, tribal discords advance to the level of genocide, with some African tribes being slaughtered.


Rape and Murder in Afghanistan

By Stephen Lendman

Major media scoundrels whitewashed the crimes by shamelessly blaming one soldier to absolve others, and most of all, higher-ups responsible for permitting a culture that condones and encourages them.


Murder Is Not an Anomaly in War

By Chris Hedges

The scale of our state-sponsored murder is masked from public view.


Man in Search of Humanity

Afghan Saga – Killing One Person is Killing Humanity

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD

Mankind continues to be victimized by the cancerous ego and cruelty of the few Western warlords.


What Motivates Americans to Kill Muslims?

Discussing the Motives of the Afghan “Shooter”

By Glenn Greenwald

Here’s a summary of the Western media discussion of what motivates Muslims to kill Americans: they are primitive, fanatically religious, hateful Terrorists.


The Ground Truth : The Human Cost Of War

Sometimes the greatest act of courage is to tell the truth

Video Documentary

“The Ground Truth” is a documentary that should be watched by everyone who has a friend, relative or loved one who’s served–or is about to serve–in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Netanyahu as the Messiah?

Netanyahu Addresses Evangelical Christian Gathering in Jerusalem

By Nir Hasson

American Evangelical pastor John Hagee – who heads the largest pro-Israel lobby group in the United States – half jokingly compared Benjamin Netanyahu to the Messiah on Sunday night, as he waited for the delayed prime minister to arrive at a Jerusalem hotel to address the crowd.


Selling Out?

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Is This The Act Of A Dictator?

President Obama Signs Executive Order Allowing for Control Over all US Resources

By Kenneth Schortgen Jr

On March 16th, President Obama signed a new Executive Order which expands upon a prior order issued in 1950 for Disaster Preparedness, and gives the office of the President complete control over all the resources in the United States in times of war or emergency.


Police State Blues

By Phil Rockstroh

The defining creed of a violent gang, such as the NYPD, is to ensure their own survival by the modus operandi of violently crushing perceived rivals.


51 “militants” killed in gunfights, air strike: On Sunday, Pakistani planes bombed a tribal belt bordering Afghanistan, killing 26 militants, a senior paramilitary official said.


53% Favor Immediate Withdrawal of All U.S. Forces From Afghanistanin :

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 53% of Likely U.S. Voters support the complete pullout of U.S. forces from what has become America’s longest-running “war”. Just 31% are opposed, while 16% are not sure.


Report: US sent detainees to banned Afghan prisons:

Afghanistan‘s “international allie” are still failing to ensure that people captured on the battlefield are treated humanely despite a massive reform program in recent months.


30 killed after Syrian cities hit by car bombs:

A car bomb hit Syria’s second city Aleppo yesterday, a day after explosions killed 27 in Damascus, and security forces arrested and beat activists at a rare anti-Government protest in the centre of the capital.


Four killed in Damascus clash: state television: Three “terrorists” and a member of Syria’s security forces were killed in a clash in a district of Damascus on Monday, state television said.


Saudi Arabia is arming Syrian rebels : “Saudi military equipment is on its way to Jordan to arm the Free Syrian Army,” the diplomat told AFP on condition of anonymity.


Franklin Lamb: How many violations of US arms laws are too many?: In accordance with American law, the U.S. Government is mandated to enforce strict conditions on the use against civilians, of weapons it transfers to foreign recipients.


Israel agrees Iran hasn’t decided on atom bomb: Despite sabre-rattling from Jerusalem, Israeli officials now agree with the US assessment that Tehran has not yet decided on the actual construction of a nuclear bomb, according to senior Israeli government and defence figures.


Presstitute alert:

Israel: Iran nuke site soon immune to strike: Iran‘s nuclear program, Barak said, “is steadily approaching maturation and is verging on a ‘zone of immunity’ – a position from which the Iranian regime could complete its program without effective disruption, at its convenience.”


Fact or fiction:

SWIFT reaction: Iran ‘will retaliate’, closing Hormuz Strait: As long as the West ignores international law to promote its interests, Iran will retaliate, he said. ?Closing the strait would be a response equal to the West’s unlawful severing of Iran from global commerce, believes Iran‘s senior spokesman on Western sanctions and former intelligence minister Ali Falahian.


‘Iran oil exports increase in January despite sanctions’: Iran, the second-biggest producer of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), exported 2.265 million barrels a day in January, its highest monthly figure since December 2008, Bloomberg reported on Monday.


Four killed in shooting at Jewish school in France: French police said that the man opened fire with an automatic pistol of the same kind that was seen at two previous attacks on soldiers in Toulouse and the nearby town of Montauban, the report said. Three soldiers died in those two incidents, and one was seriously wounded.


Cynthia McKinney Interviews Gilad Atzmon about Israel, Zionism, and Jewish Identity Politics: Audio


World citizenship instead of tribalism: The problem is that religious fundamentalists try everything to shield their children from global perspectives, fearing that it will undermine their separatist agenda. It is one of our most daunting tasks to convince them that humanity can no longer afford hatred of the other, bigotry and limited horizons.


Militants kill American teacher in Yemen: Gunmen linked to al Qaeda shot dead an American teacher in Yemen on Sunday, accusing him of Christian “proselytizing”, and officials said government forces had killed a dozen militants in clashes and attacks on their strongholds.


Militia and Gaddafi loyalists clash outside Tripoli:

At least one person was killed outside Tripoli in a fight between a powerful militia group from Zintan and local residents loyal to slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, reports the Associated Press.


NATO failed to investigate (own crimes) Libya civilian deaths: Amnesty: Echoing similar criticisms aired this month by Russia, Amnesty said scores of Libyans, who were not involved in the conflict, had been killed or injured in NATO bombings but there had been no proper investigations into their deaths.


Libya: The forgotten victims of NATO Strikes: Amnesty International Report –


Villages razed in Sudan’s South Kordofan: Thousands flee to mountains, fearing Sudanese attacks, as Al Jazeera finds homes burnt down and crops destroyed.


Chevron executives barred from leaving Brazil over spill: A Brazilian court on Saturday barred 17 executives from Chevron and Transocean from leaving Brazil, pending criminal charges related to a high-profile oil spill last November.


Indian call centres selling YOUR credit card details and medical records for just 2p: Crooks offering information on customers of major High Street banks


David Cameron unveils plan to sell off the roads: Sovereign wealth funds to be allowed to lease motorways in England, says prime minister


Police Get Violent As OWS Retakes Zuccotti Park: Video – On Saturday, hundreds of protesters marked the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street by attempting to retake Zuccotti Park. By the end of the night, 73 had been arrested and the park forcefully cleared.


Cost Of War


Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq “1,455,590


Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq: 4,801


Number Of  International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 2,930


Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001


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