Libya Reprise: Former Mideast Colonial Powers France, Britain Plot Syria Takeover

17 February, 2012 — RT

Friendly advice: France, UK to command ousting of Assad?

Britain and France may send military advisors to teach the Syrian insurgents combat tactics, communication and other skills needed to attack governmental forces. Earlier unconfirmed reports said that British military are already on the ground in the besieged city Homs doing the job. Continue reading

Did the UK just leave the EU? Bilderberg decided six months ago that she’s in forever By Richard Cottrell

21 December 2011 — End the Lie

[I see from my log that this essay, written in 2011, is getting some readership. He didn’t get it right, did he? WB, 25/6/16]

One of the things that one learns from any deep immersion in the affairs of the European Union is the power of theatrics.

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Silence and fear return to the streets of Tripoli — RT

15 September 2011 — RT

A month on from Tripoli’s fall to rebel forces, the leaders of France and Britain are traveling to the city in a show of support for the regime their warplanes helped put in power, while those who backed Colonel Gaddafi remain defiant but fearful.

­On the eve of the visit of French President Nicholas Sarkozy and British PM David Cameron, the head of the National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has asked for more weapons to fight pockets of Colonel Gaddafi’s loyalists and remove them from their remaining strongholds.

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Silence and fear return to the streets of Tripoli — RT

15 September 2011 — RT

A month on from Tripoli’s fall to rebel forces, the leaders of France and Britain are traveling to the city in a show of support for the regime their warplanes helped put in power, while those who backed Colonel Gaddafi remain defiant but fearful.

­On the eve of the visit of French President Nicholas Sarkozy and British PM David Cameron, the head of the National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has asked for more weapons to fight pockets of Colonel Gaddafi’s loyalists and remove them from their remaining strongholds.

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The state unleashes the Dogs of Media By William Bowles

17 August 2011 — Strategic Culture Foundation

“At 9.22 the Brixton shopping centre appeared almost calm by comparison to Railton Road. Rubbish was strewn across the main A23 Brixton Road; burglar alarms rang vainly from looted shops; and knots of youths, black and white, drifted along in the almost complete absence of police.” — ‘Eyewitness: Looters moved in as the flames spread’

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Who is the sick one here? By William Bowles

11 August 2011

Yesterday, 10 August our vainglorious pm announced that the communities from which it is alleged the ‘rioters and looters’ emanated from were “sick”. But more on who is really sick in our society later. In the meantime I’d like to pick up on an aspect of the state’s response (or apparent lack of) to the uprising that I referred to yesterday, namely my assertion that the forces of ‘law and order’ deliberately allowed fires to burn and shops to be looted, as it served to demonize the people involved as well as justifying the use of heavy firepower and a complete lockdown (which happened yesterday).

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‘Dirty Digger’ Murdoch Newslinks 26-27 July 2011

27 July 2011 — williambowles.info

27 July 2011
Murdochs were given secret defence briefings
The Independent – Media RSS Feed Today at Midnight
The extraordinary access that Cabinet ministers granted Rupert Murdoch and his children was revealed for the first time yesterday, with more than two dozen private meetings between the family and senior members of the Government in the 15 months since David Cameron entered Downing Street.

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What did PM tell Murdoch about the BSkyB takeover? By Andrew Grice and Oliver Wright

21 July 2011 — The Independent

Cameron admits he may have discussed controversial deal

David Cameron admitted that he may have discussed the bid by News Corp for full control of BSkyB during his 27 meetings with Murdoch executives since last year’s election. Downing Street had previously insisted that the £8bn takeover was not mentioned.

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Bets on for PM to be washed away by phone hack tsunami — RT

21 July 2011 — RT

The London-based team investigating phone-hacking by journalists at News Corp has been expanded from 45 to 60 police officers and staff. The scandal now haunts not only the Murdochs, but also PM David Cameron, with chances of his resignation rising.

Meanwhile Russian billionaire Aleksandr Lebedev says he may be interested in relaunching Rupert Murdoch’s scandalous News of the World tabloid. He already owns other two British papers – the London Evening Standard and the Independent.

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Bets on for PM to be washed away by phone hack tsunami — RT

21 July 2011 — RT

The London-based team investigating phone-hacking by journalists at News Corp has been expanded from 45 to 60 police officers and staff. The scandal now haunts not only the Murdochs, but also PM David Cameron, with chances of his resignation rising.

Meanwhile Russian billionaire Aleksandr Lebedev says he may be interested in relaunching Rupert Murdoch’s scandalous News of the World tabloid. He already owns other two British papers – the London Evening Standard and the Independent.

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Phone-hacking scandal gets closer to Cameron — RT

20 July 2011 — RT

British Prime Minister David Cameron has had to defend himself over his close connections to the embattled Rupert Murdoch media empire before MPs, as he answered tough questions during Wednesday’s session in the House of Commons.

Addressing the house about the phone hacking scandal, Cameron defended his former employee Andy Coulson, saying he should be considered ‘innocent until proven guilty.’ But if Coulson has lied, Cameron said, he should be prosecuted.

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Phone-hacking scandal gets closer to Cameron — RT

20 July 2011 — RT

British Prime Minister David Cameron has had to defend himself over his close connections to the embattled Rupert Murdoch media empire before MPs, as he answered tough questions during Wednesday’s session in the House of Commons.

Addressing the house about the phone hacking scandal, Cameron defended his former employee Andy Coulson, saying he should be considered ‘innocent until proven guilty.’ But if Coulson has lied, Cameron said, he should be prosecuted.

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Rupert ‘Dirty Digger’ Murdoch Newslinks 19-20 July 2011

20 July 2011 Updated: 21:05:34 — williambowles.info

20 July 2011

Murdoch Empire Sinking Beneath The Sands
By George Galloway
Since becoming prime minister just fifteen months ago, Cameron has had 26 meetings with Murdoch’s executives. Cameron’s wife was likely the only person to get more meetings with the PM than Murdoch’s executives.

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