Information Clearing House Newsletter 25 June 2012: “Netanyahu has Decided to Attack Iran Before the U.S. Elections in November”

25 June 2012Information Clearing House

“Netanyahu has Decided to Attack Iran Before the U.S. Elections in November”
By Michael Carmichael
Netanyahu‘s agenda is much broader than knocking out Iranian nuclear installations for his aim is to reshape the political landscape in the USA and Israel shifting everything to the far, far right in order to create a new comfort zone for religious fundamentalists. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article31695.htm

Coup in Paraguay: Will U.S. Join Latin America in Condemning Ouster of President Fernando Lugo?

25 June 2012Democracy Now!

Coup in Paraguay: Will U.S. Join Latin America in Condemning Ouster of President Fernando Lugo?

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has been ousted in what he has described as a parliamentary coup. On Friday, the Paraguayan Senate voted 39-to-4 to impeach Lugo, saying he had failed in his duty to maintain social order following a recent land dispute which resulted in the deaths of six police officers and 11 peasant farmers. A former priest, Lugo was once called the “Bishop of the Poor” and was known for defending peasant rights. Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Chile and Uruguay have all condemned Lugo’s ouster, but the question remains whether the Obama administration will recognize the new government. We’re joined by Greg Grandin, professor of Latin American history at New York University and author of “Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism.” His most recent book, “Fordlandia,” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in historyWatch/Listen/Read

RUSSIA’S MOTIVES IN SYRIA: Another Side to the Story

25 June 2012Boiling Frogs

Moscow’s 30-year struggle against encroachment into its sphere of influence by militant Islam By Joe Lauria

motivesRussia’s unyielding support for Damascus throughout the 16 months of Syria’s escalating crisis has earned Moscow strong condemnation from Washington and other Western governments, but the reasons for Russia’s implacable position have never been fully explained by Moscow or its critics. Continue Reading…

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 24 June 2012: Israel: promised land for Jews … as long as they’re not black?

24 June 2012 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Clashes Reported In Hebron After Soldiers Kidnapped A Child
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the town of Beit Ummar, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnaped one child after invading his home and searching it; clashes were reported after the army abducted the child. …

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Media Lens: Game Over For The Climate?

19 June, 2012 — Media Lens

Whatever happened to the green movement? It’s been 50 years since the publication of Rachel Carson’s classic Silent Spring, a powerful book about the environmental devastation wreaked by chemical pesticides. Since then we’ve had the rise and fall – or at least the compromised assimilation – of green groups such as Friends of the EarthGreenpeace and Forum For the Future.

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