The fiasco of Kerry’s Middle East tour By Bill Van Auken

26 June 2014 — WSWS

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Brussels Tuesday following a hurried three-day tour of the Middle East. The trip was organized in response to the historic debacle for Washington represented by the disintegration of US-trained Iraqi security forces in the face of an offensive by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and a growing Sunni insurgency.

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Kerry’s statement on Ukraine: A lying brief for war By Alex Lantier

26 April 2014 — WSWS

On Thursday, US Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a lying brief for war aimed at justifying the crackdown by the Western-backed Kiev regime on pro-Russian protests in eastern Ukraine and possible military action against Russia. Declaring confrontation with Russia to be all but inevitable, he turned reality on its head, blaming the crisis entirely on Russia and clearing Kiev of all responsibility.

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Ukraine: NATO’s Eastern Prize By Wayne Madsen

15 December 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Ukraine: NATO’s Eastern Prize

Ever since the democracy manipulation efforts of international hedge fund brigand George Soros were joined with the artificial street revolution tactics of CIA tactician Gene Sharp to form the core strategy of the U.S. neo-conservative goal of imposing a «New American Century» on the entire world, Ukraine has served as the prize of America’s interventionist foreign policy. And the neocons are still alive and active as ever inside Secretary of State John Kerry’s State Department.

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Ukraine: NATO’s Eastern Prize By Wayne Madsen

15 December 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Ukraine: NATO’s Eastern Prize

Ever since the democracy manipulation efforts of international hedge fund brigand George Soros were joined with the artificial street revolution tactics of CIA tactician Gene Sharp to form the core strategy of the U.S. neo-conservative goal of imposing a «New American Century» on the entire world, Ukraine has served as the prize of America’s interventionist foreign policy. And the neocons are still alive and active as ever inside Secretary of State John Kerry’s State Department.

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Recognizing absolute US CRIMINAL evil on Iran: a factual analogy By Carl Herman

16 November 2013 — WashingtonsBlog

A rogue US 1% renew threats of war on Iran, including US Secretary of State John Kerry lying to pretend Iran is hostile. The US 1% criminal threat of war continues a history of US lies and War Crimes on Iran that most Americans know aspects of, but do not see clearly and comprehensively apart from constant political spin.

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‘You don’t oppose settlements… once they’re built’ — AP says to State Dep’t By Philip Weiss

15 August 2013 — Mondoweiss

John Kerry’s statement that settlements are illegitimate–

Let me make it clear: The policy of the United States of America with respect to all settlements is that they are illegitimate, and we oppose settlements taking place at any time, not just the time of the peace process.

–has opened up new lines of questioning about US foreign policy. From the State Department briefing yesterday, with spokesperson Jen Psaki. Continue reading

The Imperium Unleashed By William Bowles

4 November 2004

Update Friday, 5 November 2004 – Stolen?

The piece by Greg Palast ‘Kerry Won‘ seems to indicate that indeed the election was stolen. Whether this is true or not is difficult to ascertain, read the piece and come to your own conclusions. What is clear however, is that in the states where the Black turnout could have had a real impact on the result, the Republican machine did all its could to suppress the Black vote.

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Book Review: Nada for Nader? By William Bowles

4 July 2004

Book Review: Ralph’s Revolt: The Case for Joining Nader’s Rebellion by Greg Bates

“[The] Progressive Policy Institute, an arm of the Democratic Leadership Council, published a 19-page manifesto for the “New Democrats”, who include all the principal Democratic Party candidates, and especially John Kerry. This called for “the bold exercise of American power” at the heart of “a new Democratic strategy, grounded in the party’s tradition of muscular internationalism”. Such a strategy would “keep Americans safer than the Republicans’ go-it-alone policy, which has alienated our natural allies and overstretched our resources. We aim to rebuild the moral foundation of US global leadership…””
Bush Or Kerry? Look Closely And The Danger Is The Same
by John Pilger, the New Statesman, 03/04/07

For less than one hundred years, most of us who live in the so-called democracies have had the universal franchise – the vote. Every four or five years we cast our ballot (those who bother that is). Being able to vote is seen as the bedrock of democracy. Indeed, the vote has been peddled very effectively as the measure of what democracy really means.

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