ICH 25 December 2012: Happy Christmas – War Is Over

23 December 2012 — Information Clearing House

Happy Christmas – War Is Over

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War is Over, if you want it, war is over now”

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33435.htm

 

Growing The Empire

US Deploying Troops To 35 African Countries

By Russia Today

the Department of Defense is hoping to install American soldiers overseas in order to prepare local troops there for any future crises as tensions escalate.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33431.htm

 

Chuck Hagel and the Trial-Balloon Method

By David Bromwich

Obama now will nominate Michèle Flournoy as defense secretary. Flournoy worked in harmony with Gates as his undersecretary for policy, and nobody will oppose her. Also, Obama will be praised for giving us the first female secretary of defense.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33432.htm

 

American Pro-Israel Groups Warm Up to Kerry as Top Diplomat

By Ron Kampeas

Organizations, leaders and congregations like idea of man with Jewish roots as secretary of state.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33433.htm

 

Enriching Big Oil and Coal

U.S. Energy Independence is a Sham

By Joshua Frank

Profiteers market their destructive endeavors to normal Americans – as a means of energy independence and national security.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33434.htm

 

U.S. Government Redistributes Wealth… to the Rich

By Matt Bewig

Nearly 13,000 registered lobbyists reported $3.3 billion in fees last year.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33436.htm

 

13 Killed in Clashes in Afghanistan:

Eight “Taliban insurgents” were killed and 18 others were injured in a joint Afghan-Nato operations in eastern Laghman province on Monday. Two Afghan policemen were also killed in the operations, officials said.

http://is.gd/bam00F

 

12 killed in attacks on churches in Nigeria:

At least 12 people died in northern Nigeria when attackers raided two churches during Christmas Eve services, police said.

http://is.gd/2tAMfY

 

17 killed as Yemen army, tribesmen clash:

YEMEN’S army has launched an offensive against tribesmen suspected of repeatedly sabotaging an oil pipeline in the country’s east, sparking clashes that left 17 people dead, tribal sources say.

http://is.gd/83lIVs

 

Obama regime kills 5 people in Yemen: :

At least five people were killed in two drone strikes in south Yemen on Monday in what security and local officials said were attacks on suspected Al Qaida-linked insurgents

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/yemen/5-killed-in-drone-strikes-1.1123427

 

When U.S. drones kill civilians, Yemen’s government tries to conceal it:

A rickety Toyota truck packed with 14 people rumbled down a desert road from the town of Radda, which al-Qaeda militants once controlled. Suddenly a missile hurtled from the sky and flipped the vehicle over. Then, a second missile struck. 11 of the passengers were dead, including a woman and her 7-year-old daughter. A 12-year-old boy also perished that day, and another man later died from his wounds.

http://is.gd/D0WaBG

 

U.S. drone strategy in Yemen is fraught with peril:

Washington risks being drawn into internal conflicts and becoming increasingly despised in the Arab world’s poorest nation.

http://is.gd/Mgd7m6

 

Turkey kills 13 PKK militants:

Thirteen alledged militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in the Hatay and Osmaniye provinces as a result of a special operation conducted by Turkish Security Forces, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Tuesday.

http://en.trend.az/news/incident/2102867.html

 

Iraq: Three policemen killed in Samarra. : –

Three members of federal police killed today in an armed attack carried out on a polling center in Alhadi district amid of Samarra the second largest city in Salahuddin province.

http://is.gd/mAvXmb

 

13 Killed in Clashes in Afghanistan:

Eight “Taliban insurgents” were killed and 18 others were injured in a joint Afghan-Nato operations in eastern Laghman province on Monday. Two Afghan policemen were also killed in the operations, officials said.

http://is.gd/bam00F

 

12 killed in attacks on churches in Nigeria:

At least 12 people died in northern Nigeria when attackers raided two churches during Christmas Eve services, police said.

http://is.gd/2tAMfY

 

U.S. Officials Doubt Syrian Rebels’ Chemical Attack Claim:

Opposition activists in Syria are claiming that the embattled regime of Bashar Assad gassed rebel forces in the battleground city of Homs on Sunday. U.S. officials tell Danger Room that they are skeptical about the rebels’ chemical weapon claims, however.

http://is.gd/AJS1We

 

Thousands of Syrians leave Jordan for the front lines:

“Now, Jordan has become our number one source of manpower,” said Abu Hani Darawi, a Free Syrian Army coordinator whose battalions in Daraa have received the bulk of the returnees from Jordan.

http://is.gd/NrAZ52

 

New wave of Syrian refugees flee to Turkey:

Hundreds cross border after government intensifies bombardments in rebel-held areas of Hama province.

http://is.gd/pMAVx9

 

Syrian Christians say it’s not safe to celebrate Christmas:

Christmas was just days away when Mira begged her parents to flee their hometown of Aleppo, which has become a major battleground in Syria’s civil war. Her parents refused to join her in Lebanon. For the first time, her parents will not put up a Christmas tree this year for fear their religion might make them a target.

http://is.gd/QMlbAE

 

Egypt constitution passes with 63.8% in referendum:

According to official results announced Tuesday, 32.9% of voters participated.

http://is.gd/KR6cAT

 

Fears over Egypt’s devaluing currency leads to dollar rush ahead of final results on charter:

As Egypt prepared to release official results of the divisive constitutional referendum on Tuesday, the country edged deeper into economic crisis with some worried residents hoarding dollars for fear that the local currency could weaken significantly.

http://is.gd/vSOlDY

 

Act of war:

Iranian industrial sites hit by computer virus:

An internet virus has attacked computers at industrial sites in southern Iran in an apparent extension of a covert cyberwar that initially targeted the country’s nuclear facilities, an Iranian official has said.

http://is.gd/NE7JGu

 

Israel approves another 1,200 illegal “settlement” units around occupied Jerusalem:

Plan brings total approvals to 5,500 in just over a week as right urges Binyamin Netanyahu to drop two-state solution pledge.

http://is.gd/hcgqAJ

 

Israel endorses first university in occupied West Bank:

 Decision to grant college in Jewish settlement near Nablus university status condemned by Palestinian officials.

http://is.gd/zS1NyH

 

Netanyahu Lead Narrows in Israel Poll as Jewish Home Party Gains:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s Likud-Beitenu party saw its lead trimmed in the latest poll by the Haaretz daily, as the Jewish Home faction, which supports building illegal West Bank settlements, gained.

http://is.gd/C00rF0

 

Netanyahu’s Christmas message: More anti-Muslim public diplomacy: Video –

Prime Minister radicalizes traditional holiday greeting on YouTube, suggests that Christians in the Middle East are under existential threat.

http://is.gd/iCIFhL

 

Thirteen killed in Mexico ‘gang shootout’:

Police information points to two groups who may be responsible for the violence, the Templar Gentlemen and the New Generation Cartel of Jalisco.

 

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: 4,883

 

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,245

 

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001

 

$1,406,553,759,459

http://www.costofwar.com/

 

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