ICH 23 March 2013: Capitol Hill, Calls for Attack On Syria

23 March 2013 — Information Clearing House

CIA Passing Info to Syrian Rebels: Report


The US Central Intelligence Agency has been feeding information to select rebel fighters in Syria to try to make them more effective against government troops, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.



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Dizzy Gillespie 'Salt Peanuts' and more…

23 March 2013Jazz on the Tube

Recorded at a time when Diz was fronting his fabled post-war big band featuring jazz greats such as pianist John Lewis, vibraphonist Milt Jackson or bassist Ray Brown, this concert film catches the irrepressible trumpeter in top artistic form. In a format that was typical of the day, dancing acts and singers such as Helen Humes or Kenny ‘Pancho’ Hagood were featured alongside the headlining Gillespie Orchestra. More than fifty years have passed, but watching Diz and his men enthusiastically attack bop classics such as Salt Peanuts, Shaw ‘Nuff or Things To Come still makes for wonderful viewing. All clips have been selected from the 1947 ling feature Jivin’ In Be-Bop.

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The Return of Empires (VII) By Dmitry MININ

21 March 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Why does the United States need an empire?

Historian Niall Ferguson states that the majority of modern-day academics see an entirely appropriate parallel between the “imperial rule” of the USA and the British Empire as it was 100 years ago.[1] Joseph Nye, meanwhile, believes that “not since Rome has one nation loomed so large above the others… Respected analysts on both the left and the right are beginning to refer to “American empire” approvingly as the dominant narrative of the twenty-first century.”[2]

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 22 March 2013: Israeli Settlers Continue to Attack Palestinians with Impunity

22 March 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Abbas’ Speech in the news conference in Ramallah with President Obama
IMEMC – Below is the full text of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech in Ramallah in the press conference with US President Barack Obama on Thursday as interpreted. …

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