ICH 27 August 2012: US “Fifty Wealthiest Lawmakers” list

27 August 2012 Information Clearing House


Inventing an Iranian Threat

By Stephen Lendman

Washington and Israel target the Islamic Republic relentlessly. Longstanding war plans await implementation. Media scoundrels and right-wing think tanks support it. They’re paid to endorse ravaging one country after another. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32291.htm

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Obama’s Geopolitical China ‘Pivot’: The Pentagon Targets China By F. William Engdahl

24 August, 2012 — Global Research

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the nominal end of the Cold War some twenty years back, rather than reducing the size of its mammoth defense spending, the US Congress and all US Presidents have enormously expanded spending for new weapons systems, increased permanent military bases around the world and expansion of NATO not only to former Warsaw Pact countries on Russia’s immediate periphery; it also has expanded NATO and US military presence deep into Asia on the perimeters of China through its conduct of the Afghan war and related campaigns.

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VTJP News & Articles 26 August 2012: Testimonies by Israeli soldiers detail abuse of Palestinian children

26 August 2012  — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israel denies entry to Welcome to Palestine visitors
IMEMC – In a precedented measure, Israel denied entry to nearly 85 international visitors who were planning to enter Palestine through the King Hussein bridge via Jordan. …

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Ronnie Kasrils: Marikana – It was like poking a hornet's nest

26 August, 2012 — Sunday Times (South Africa) — Those in power say, don’t point fingers. But we need exactly that if we’re to learn from this, writes Ronnie Kasrils.

Our country reels with horror and shock at last week‘s Marikana shootings. There is disbelief around the world that this has happened in a democratic South Africa.

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