GR Week in Review 29 June 2012: Mafia-Style Banking, Africa’s Spy Infestation and NATO Proxies in Syria

29 June 2012Global Research

SYRIA: NATO’s Next “Humanitarian” War?

ONLINE INTERACTIVE I-BOOK
– by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky2012-07-15
ONLINE INTERACTIVE I-BOOK. The insurgency in Syria is based on the “Libya Model”: it is integrated by mercenaries and Al Qaeda affiliated paramilitary brigades supported by British, French and Turkish Special Forces…
The Globalization of War: The “Military Roadmap” to World War III

ONLINE INTERACTIVE READER
– by Michel Chossudovsky, Finian Cunningham – 2012-07-14
The Pentagon’s global military design is one of world conquest. The military deployment of USNATO forces is occurring in several regions of the world simultaneously.
  CONFERENCE: THE GLOBAL CRISIS : Austerity, War, Media Disinformation and the Police State

Michel Collon and Michel Chossudovsky, Montreal, 4 July (in French)
2012-07-07
 
  Conference: “The Gathering of Knowledge”

Montreal, July 6-7, Micol Savia, Michel Collon, Michel Chossudovsky, Carlos Taibo, Theotonio dos Santos, Jorge Valero
2012-07-06
 
Information overload? Don’t tune out… Get informed!

Know where to turn for the real news
2012-07-04
 
THE IRAQ WAR READER: A History of War Crimes and Genocide. The Unleashing of America’s New Global Militarism

ONLINE INTERACTIVE I-BOOK
– by Michel Chossudovsky, Finian Cunningham – 2012-07-01
The devastation of Iraq, unfettered aggression, crimes against humanity, and plunder and theft of sovereign resources.
Duplicitous Human Rights Council Report on Syria

– by Stephen Lendman – 2012-06-29
 
  VIDEO: The American People Are Angry

– by Senator Bernie Sanders – 2012-06-29
 
In the Wake of World War II: The European Atrocity You Never Heard About

– by Prof. R.M. Douglas – 2012-06-29
 
  Why Honest Journalism Matters and Can Make a Difference

Interview with Nick Ut 40 years after the ‘napalm girl’ picture
– by Dominic Ponsford – 2012-06-29
 
Austerity: Latvia’s Fake Economic Model

– by Prof. Jeffrey Sommers, Prof. Michael Hudson – 2012-06-29
 
Big Banks Have Become Mafia-Style Criminal Enterprises

– by Washington’s Blog – 2012-06-29
 
Africa’s Deadly Spy Infestation

Landing strips to service a fleet of intelligence-gathering aircraft
– by Mark P. Fancher – 2012-06-29
 
NATO Member Turkey Harboring Terrorist Army

Crime against world peace ignored by feckless United Nations
– by Tony Cartalucci – 2012-06-29
 
HAITI: Humanitarian Aid for Earthquake Victims Used to Build Five Star Hotels

– by Julie Lévesque – 2012-06-28
Millions of people in the US, Canada and Western Europe donated part of their savings to their local Red Cross, which was then channeled to the IFRC, the world’s largest humanitarian umbrella organization. Where did the money go?
NATO Expands Presence in Caucasus As Broader War Looms

– by Rick Rozoff – 2012-06-28
 
U.S. Military Expansion In Africa Aimed At China

US expanding military aid to Africa – for what end?
– by Boris Volkhonsky – 2012-06-28
 
Can The World Survive Washington’s Hubris?

The Obama Administration has Russia and China targeted
– by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts – 2012-06-28
 
NATO Sponsored Kosovo Police Shoots at Serbs at Administrative Crossing

2012-06-28
 
GRTV: Enemies in Deed: US Drones and Demands Hit ‘Ally’ Pakistan

Ties between the two countries have recently hit new lows
– by Gayane Chichakyan – 2012-06-28
 
GRTV: Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land

U.S. Media and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
2012-06-28
 
NATO Proxies Turkey and Saudi Arabia Move to War Footing on Eve of Syrian ‘Peace Summit’

– by Finian Cunningham – 2012-06-28
The NATO-backed covert aggression against Syria could be reaching a tipping point for all-out war. That should be no surprise. For the past 16 months, NATO and its regional proxies have been increasing the violence and turmoil inside and outside Syria, while the Western media maintain the ridiculous fiction that the bloody chaos is largely due to Syrian government forces
State of War in Syria

– by Stephen Lendman – 2012-06-28
 
Egypt’s Elections and the Stillborn Revolution

Islamists and the US make strange bedfellows
– by Ghada Chehade – 2012-06-28
 
At the Crossroads of the Most Serious Economic Crisis In World History

KPFA. Guns and Butter with Bonnie Faulkner.
– by Michel Chossudovsky. – 2012-06-28
 
Rio+20 climate conference: “An epic failure”

– by Nicholas Russo – 2012-06-28
 
UN Troops Assault Haiti’s University, Again

– by Yves Pierre-Louis – 2012-06-27
 
Proposed BIS Banking Regulations Would Drive Gold Prices Higher

– by Washington’s Blog – 2012-06-27
 
Economic Austerity or Debt Default: Choose Your Poison

– by Devon DB – 2012-06-27
 
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2012-06-27
 
GRTV: Monsanto’s Seedy Legacy

The controversial history of the GMO giant’s toxic cover-ups
– by Abby Martin – 2012-06-27
 
GRTV: The First Casualty? War, Truth & the Media Today

How the media manipulates the truth about Iraq
– by John Pilger – 2012-06-27
 
Obama’s October Surprise: Largest War Games in US-Israeli History

– by Richard Silverstein – 2012-06-27
These will be the largest such military maneuvers in the history of the joint U.S.-Israel relationship. Three thousand U.S. Air Force personnel and a larger IDF contingent will focus on air warfare and missile defense. The primary goal is to prepare for the aftermath of an Israeli attack on Iran and the expected counterattack against Israel.
  NATO Loses Plane Violating Syrian Airspace

NATO attempts to use own act of war to justify escalation. NATO-backed terrorists murder/kidnap journalists
– by Tony Cartalucci – 2012-06-27
 
  Across the US: Hands Off Syria and Iran!

6/23 – 7/1 Emergency Protests Against the Growing Threat of War on Syria or Iran
2012-06-27
 
GRTV: We define the system, the system does not define us!

In-depth interview on US politics, illegal wars and the Gaza Blockade
– by Cynthia McKinney – 2012-06-27
 
Downed Turkish Fighter Jet is the Result of NATO Aggression, not Syrian Action

– by Finian Cunningham – 2012-06-27
 
The U.S. and Syria: Facts you should know

– by Joyce Chediac – 2012-06-27
 
The US-NATO Military Crusade against Syria and Iran

Selected Articles
– by Michel Chossudovsky2012-06-27
 
War At Any Cost: Another Manufactured Pretext for War with Syria

– by Eric Draitser – 2012-06-26
The downing of a Turkish jet by the Syrian military last week was not merely a military incident making the possibility of an intervention and regional war much more likely. This episode was the most recent in a long and storied history of “international incidents” or provocations used by imperial powers as pretexts for military aggression. Without such incidents, the forces of imperialism are seen as nothing more than aggressors, out to destroy weaker nations in their own interests. However, with the necessary justifications that such episodes provide, those same powers can portray their wars as justified, necessary, and wholly righteous.
The Destabilization of Paraguay: A Coup to the Democratic Process

– by Javiera Manuela Rulli, Reto Sonderegger – 2012-06-26
 
NATO War Council To Target Syria

– by Rick Rozoff – 2012-06-26
The U.S. and NATO have been itching for a pretext to attack Syria, and Turkey, the only NATO member to border the country, has always been the pretext which would be employed to justify military action against the Arab nation.
Bilderberg Plan to Force NATO’s Turkey Into Syrian War

– by Patrick Henningsen – 2012-06-26
Last Friday saw a Turkish combat jet downed in the Mediterranean Sea by Syrian antiaircraft batteries. Syria insists that Turkey’s F-4 Phantom was shot down inside Syrian airspace. It appears to be a Neo-Ottoman baiting exercise by NATO, and for all intents and purposes, it has worked – so far. Regardless of the facts surrounding this event, the Western media machine and political operators will seek to quickly leverage this event in their efforts to move their inevitable Syrian bombardment project forward.
SYRIA: Cold War II, Edging Closer to a “Hot War”?

Turkish Jet Flying 100 Meters above the Water 1 Mile from Syrian Coast
– by Washington’s Blog – 2012-06-26
 
GRTV: Mutual Indebtedness: Euro Titanic has Hit the Iceberg

By any objective criteria the Euro has failed
– by Nigel Farage – 2012-06-26
 
GRTV: Silent Revolution: North Korea Gets Intimate with China

South Korea announces plans for new naval base near border with North Korea
– by James Corbett – 2012-06-26
 
Washington and Ankara Intelligence Op? Syria Blamed for Turkish Provocation

– by Stephen Lendman – 2012-06-26
 
The End Is Near? Sustainable Life on Planet Earth

– by David Swanson – 2012-06-26
 
Paraguay’s Parliamentary Coup

Analysis and Historical Background
– by Prof. Todd Gordon, Prof. Jeffery R. Webber – 2012-06-26
 
Building A “Global Trading Empire”: The Merger of NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

– by Dana Gabriel – 2012-06-26
 
“Regime-Changers” Report Card

– by Justin Raimondo – 2012-06-26
 
Money, Power, and Politics in America

– by Ann Robertson, Bill Leumer – 2012-06-26
 
The Finance of Land Grabs: Peasants, Herders, Fishers Dispossessed by Corporate Investors

2012-06-26
 
The Evil of Humanitarian Wars

Iraq, Libya, Syria: “We Have No Right to Play God”. Or Do We?
– by Jonathan Cook – 2012-06-26
In a traditional cowboy movie, we know what to do: we look for the guy wearing the white hat to be sure who to cheer, and for the one wearing the black hat to know who deserves to die, preferably gruesomely, before the credits roll. If Hollywood learnt early to play on these most tribal of emotions, do we doubt that Washington’s political script-writers are any less sophisticated?
New Cold War Scenario: Pakistan and the Emerging Geo-Political Scenario

– by Sajjad Shaukat – 2012-06-26
 
Libya descending into chaos after NATO ‘success’

– by Scott Taylor – 2012-06-26
 
Social Networking, Military Expeditions and America’s Holy Crusade

– by Felicity Arbuthnot – 2012-06-25
“Crusade: Medieval military expeditions undertaken by the Christian powers … to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims.”
US Reconstructs Former Military Bases Across Asia-Pacific

– by John Glaser – 2012-06-25
 
Beating the Drums of War: A Precursor to War: Syria

– by John Robles – 2012-06-25
 
Radioactive “Dirt” Hits Tokyo

– by Washington’s Blog – 2012-06-25
Radioactive black substances have been found all over Japan, on roads, near schools. Some of the highest radiation readings ever found in Japan come from such black substances.
Film Explores Striking Parallels Between South Africa and Israeli Apartheid

– by Abraham Greenhouse – 2012-06-25
 
US War Games Galore

Burning the North Korean Flag
– by Michel Chossudovsky2012-06-25
 
  BREAKING: The Downing of the Turkish Plane. Syrian Government Press Conference

2012-06-25
In a press conference held on Monday, The Syrian government spokesman said that what happened was a blatant violation of Syrian sovereignty according to international law, which is confirmed by facts, information, and the Turkish statements that admitted to the violation of Syrian airspace and territorial waters, regardless of the intents of the aircraft be they reconnaissance or training.
Obama’s War on Democracy in Latin America

– by Stephen Lendman – 2012-06-25
 
Venezuela: Defying rumours, Chavez launches election campaign, program for socialism

– by Federico Fuentes – 2012-06-25
 
  Joint Israeli-US military training against potential rockets fired toward Israel from Iran and Syria.

2012-06-25
 
US Sponsored Terrorists: The Menacing Plots of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) against Iran

– by Kourosh Ziabari – 2012-06-24
The ill-omened, inauspicious plots of the terrorist gang Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization against Iran seem to have no end. The recent letter signed by 44 U.S. Senators addressed to President Obama in which it was implied that time for diplomacy with Iran is over and other options to deal with Iran‘s nuclear program should be considered to be a magnum opus of MKO.
Economic Crisis: A Global Slide into Depression

– by Andre Damon – 2012-06-24
 
Washington’s Hypocrisy over Russian Arms in Syria

– by Bill Van Auken – 2012-06-24
 
“Netanyahu has decided to attack Iran before the U.S. Elections in November.”

– by Michael Carmichael – 2012-06-24
Netanyahu’s major backer, Sheldon Adelson, is now firmly behind Mitt Romney, and they are known to believe that an Israeli attack on Iran in September or October will displace Obama and many dovish Democrats in Congress and establish a hawkish regime in Washington.
Tribunal Decision: Bush, Cheney Rumsfeld and 5 Others Responsible for War Crimes

Prosecution’s Comment on Decision of KL War Crimes Tribunal
– by Prof. Gurdial Singh Nijar – 2012-06-24
 
“Preemptive Aggression”: Cold War Politics Reinvented

– by Stephen Lendman – 2012-06-24
 
  Syria War on Hold? Turkey and Syria “Collaborating” in the Downed Fighter Jet Search Operation

– by Michel Chossudovsky2012-06-24
 
Mind Control and the New World Order

– by Len Kasten – 2012-06-24
 
US Struggles to Install Proxy “Brotherhood” in Egypt

From Egypt to Syria, the Muslim Brotherhood does the West’s bidding
– by Tony Cartalucci – 2012-06-23
From Egypt to Syria, the Muslim Brotherhood does the West’s bidding – now joined by overt State Department fronts.
Poison is Treatment: The Campaign to Fluoridate America

– by Prof. James F. Tracy – 2012-06-23
Water fluoridation provides a compelling example of a plan to deceive and propagandize the masses.
Paraguay: Obama’s Second Latin American Coup

– by Shamus Cooke – 2012-06-23
 
 
Worldwide Militarization: NATO Expands Military Network To All Continents

– by Rick Rozoff – 2012-06-23
 
Bush and Associates found Guilty of Torture.

– by Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission (KLWCC) – 2012-06-23
 

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