ICH 30 June 2013: Bradley Manning Should Win the Nobel Peace Prize

30 June 2013 — Information Clearing House

Foreign Media Portrayals of the Conflict in Syria are Dangerously Inaccurate

By Patrick Cockburn

The foreign media reporting of the Syrian conflict is surely as inaccurate and misleading as anything we have seen since the start of the First World War.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35459.htm

 

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Revealed: secret European deals to hand over private data to America

29 June 2013 — The Guardian (this link takes you to the replacement story)

[This is the original version. Thirty-five minutes later a slightly edited version appeared and then three hours later the entire article was removed for “investigation”, whatever that means, possibly the fact that the Guardian used Wayne Madsen as his views are deemed “controversial”. See Newsniffer]

At least six European Union countries in addition to Britain have been colluding with the US over the mass harvesting of personal communications data, according to a former contractor to America’s National Security Agency, who said the public should not be “kept in the dark”.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 29 June 2013: Maximum Land with Minimum Palestinians: The Annexation of Area C

29 June 2013 — VTJP

News

Ma’an News

Frequent border closures add to Gaza gas woes
6/29/2013 – GAZA CITY (IRIN) — Frequent closures of the only crossing for commercial goods between Israel and the Gaza Strip have left the coastal territory short of gas for cooking and heating, businessmen say, affecting businesses, agricultural production and health services. Kerem Shalom crossing reopened on 26 June after two days of closure, described by the Israeli military as a response to rocket fire from Gaza. Israel….

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ICH 29 June 2013: Syria, The Faces Behind The Terror

29 June 2013 — Information Clearing House

 

Lifting the Arms Embargo on Syria

A Decision Whose Results Will Be Measured In Hecatombs

By Steve McGiffen

To begin, anyone who confidently tells you what’s going on in Syria, who are the ‘good guys’ and who the bad, and whether indeed there is any meaning to these handy categories, is either a liar or a fool.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35446.htm

 

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The All-Seeing Eye of Big Brother By Nikolai MALISHEVSKI

30 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Europe and the US are being rocked by scandals related to the creation of a system of total surveillance and control over the population of the planet. In the middle of June, human rights defenders from the American Civil Liberties Union sued the US government and US intelligence agencies for wiretapping. Continue reading

The Abdication of the Emir of Qatar Due to the Collapse of Anti-Syrian Forces By Dmitry MININ

30 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

On 25 June, following «consultations with his closest relatives and leading members of society», the ruling Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, announced his abdication in favour of his son, 33-year old Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Local analysts believe that the decision is a result of gathering problems with the policy the emirate has been carrying out over the last 3-4 years, especially regarding the Syria issue. The Emir does have problems with his health (he had a kidney transplant in 1997 and needs constant dialysis), but he is perfectly competent and his state of health has nothing to do with his departure.

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Patrick Henningsen – Hour 1 – Syria, Snowden, NSA & the Whistleblower Circus

28 June 2013 — Red Ice Radio

 

Patrick Henningsen, an independent journalist currently based in London, is the managing editor of 21st Century Wire, which delivers news and exposés on intelligence, foreign policy, climate change, the war on terror, technology and Wall Street. In the first hour Patrick talks about the situation in Syria as Britain and France, together with Israel and US support are destabilizing the country. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 28 June 2013

28 June 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Kerry Holds Second Meeting With Netanyahu
IMEMC – [Friday June 28 2013] Reuters has reported that U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, held a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem for the second time in 24 hours. The second meeting was supposed to be held Sunday. …

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Video: Glenn Greenwald Speaks Out

28 June 2013 — Youtube

Glenn Greenwald speaks via Skype to the Socialism 2013 conference in Chicago regarding Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA’s mass surveillance program. Introductions by Jeremy Scahill, author of Blackwater and the filmmaker behind Dirty Wars, and Sherry Wolf, author of Sexuality and Socialism. #Socialism2013 #Snowden #NSA Continue reading

Bradley Manning Newslinks 28-29 June 2013

29 June 2013 — williambowles.info

 

29 June 2013

‘Bradley Manning leaked classified info cables to WikiLeaks’

Hindu Business Line

US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed potentially damaging classified information in at least 117 of the more than 250,000 US State Department cables he has acknowledged sending to WikiLeaks, according to evidence prosecutors presented at his …

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/bradley-manning-leaked-classified-info-cables-to-wikileaks/article4859916.ece

 

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Wikileaks Newslinks 28-29 June 2013

29 June 2013 — williambowles.info

 

29 June 2013

Judge: WikiLeaks Tweets Admissible in Bradley Manning Trial

Mashable

The judge in the Bradley Manning trial ruled that two tweets from WikiLeaks can be used against the military whistleblower. The decision came on Friday, the 12th day of the Manning court martial. In a blow to the defense, Judge Col. Denise Lind allowed …

http://mashable.com/2013/06/28/wikileaks-tweets-bradley-manning-trial/

 

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Obama’s Wild Neocon Dream By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR

27 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

It is now clear that the preliminary meeting at Geneva this week of Russia, the United States and the United Nations for setting a date for the Geneva-2 conference on Syria ended inconclusively. The meeting couldn’t agree when the Geneva-2 should be held or who would be invited. A UN statement said that Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet next week and further talks are expected to follow.

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