Washington boasts of military buildup against China By Bill Van Auken

3 June 2014 — WSWS

If anyone was fooled by the media analyses portraying President Barack Obama’s speech at West Point last week as a turn toward “moderation” and “restraint,” or tempted to think that the World Socialist Web Site was exaggerating in describing the address as a blueprint for “permanent and global war in pursuit of the interests of the US financial elite,” they only need read the bellicose tirade delivered by his defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, in Singapore on Saturday.

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The Protest Movement in Egypt: “Dictators” do not Dictate, They Obey Orders By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

6 July, 2013 – 29 January 2011 — Global Research

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Egypt is currently at a dangerous crossroads which could evolve towards a civil war.

It is important to understand Washington’s role, which is carried out by the Pentagon and US intelligence.

While the Armed Forces have cracked down on the Muslim Brotherhood,  the Coup d’Etat is ultimately intended to manipulate the protest movement and prevent the accession of a “real people’s government”. 

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Egypt’s Coup Churns up Regional Politics (II) By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR

4 July 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Part I

In the event, s series of concessions offered by Mohamed Morsi during his four-hour meeting in the presidential palace with General Abdul Fatah al-Sissi, head of the Egyptian army, didn’t prove sufficient enough. The political concessions offered by Morsi were, according to the Guardian newspaper, the following: Continue reading

Invasion of Syria: Obama and U.S. Military Divided over Action? By Shamus Cooke

29 April 2013 — Global Research

Has Syria crossed the “red line” that warrants a U.S. military invasion? Has it not? The political establishment in the United States seems at odds over itself. Obama’s government cannot speak with one voice on the issue, and the U.S. media is likewise spewing from both sides of its mouth in an attempt to reconcile U.S. foreign policy with that most stubborn of annoyances, truth.

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ICH 25 April 2013: Chuck Hagel’s Amazing Overnight Transformation on Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons

25 April 2013 — Information Clearing House

 

Engineering Consent For Attack On Syria

Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons: Chuck Hagel

By AP

President Barack Obama has said the use of chemical weapons would be a “game-changer” in the U.S. position on intervening in the two-year-old Syrian civil war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34733.htm

 

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Obama’s dangerous “counter-provocation” plan against North Korea By Peter Symonds

9 April 2013 — WSWS

The aggressive character of the Obama administration’s actions on the Korean Peninsula was further underlined by leaked details in the New York Times on Sunday of a “counter-provocation” plan against North Korea, drawn up by the US and South Korean militaries. Amid sharply rising tensions, Washington is not simply responding to North Korean threats, but is engaged in reckless provocations of its own that risk the outbreak of war.

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ICH 31 January 2013: Israel Must Remove All Settlers – UN Inquiry

31 January 2013 Information Clearing House

 

Syria Warns Israel of ‘Surprise’ Retaliation

By Al Jazeera

Syria has threatened to retaliate for an Israeli air attack while its ally Iran says there will be repercussions for Israel over the attack.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33785.htm

 

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ICH 30 January 2013: Israel attacks Syria

30 January 2013 — Information Clearing House 

Western Push to Oust Syrian Regime Escalates

By Oliver Campbell

Israel‘s vice prime minister Silvan Shalom suggested that Israel could launch an attack on Syria, using the pretext of preventing Syrian chemical weapons coming into the hands of Hezbollah, or Al Qaeda-linked organisations.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33779.htm

 

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GR Week in Review 8-12 January 2013: Dr. Drone Heads the CIA, Hollywood “Nominates” the CIA

12 January 2013Global Research

Marjorie Cohn, January 11, 2013

 
Granting impunity to the torturers combined with propaganda films like Zero Dark Thirty, which may well win multiple Oscars, dilutes any meaningful public opposition to our government’s cruel interrogation techniques.

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ICH 20 December 2012: UK Government warned on direct Syrian intervention

20 December 2012 — Information Clearing House

 

Syria: Palestinian Camp Empties Pending Government Counter-Attack

By Franklin Lamb

Souha said she passed about a dozen bodies on the steps and front ground next to the Abdul Qader Al-Hosseini mosque as she left Yarmouk.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33391.htm

 

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