Syria Newslinks 23-24 March 2012

24 March


Syrian Army continues clashing with rebels
Voice of Russia, News Today at 09:47
The Syrian Army continues clashing bitterly with the rebels. Government troops are firing on rebel positions in many Syrian regions. Fighting was especially fierce Saturday in the Idlib Province, in the north, with the insurgents driven out of two villages. According to the SANA news agency, several terrorists were wiped out.

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Syria Newslinks 22-23 March 2012

23 March 2012 13:35:55 —

Maybe updated as the day wears on…

Medvedev against solving problems by force
Voice of Russia, News Today at 12:51
Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev believes that threats of using force against any country are very dangerous. He said this at an international conference on security in Europe and the Atlantic region, which is currently under way in Moscow. “;Some people want to make Syria ‘a modern democracy’ as soon as possible,”; Mr. Medvedev said.

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The Empire Strikes Back By Munir Akram

5 February 2012 — The Empire Strikes BackDawn

Australia recently accepted the stationing of US troops on its territory.

The Philippines is reportedly discussing the revival of US naval bases. India continues to be courted by Washington through all manner of incentives, including support for its quest for permanent membership of the Security Council.

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Why Moscow does not Trust Washington on Missile Defense By F. William Engdahl

2 December 2011 — Global Research

Most in the civilized world are blissfully unaware that we are marching ineluctably towards an increasingly likely pre-emptive nuclear war. No, it’s not at all about Iran and Israel. It’s about the decision of Washington and the Pentagon to push Moscow up against the wall with what is euphemistically called Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD).

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Stop NATO news: November 30, 2011: Sustained NATO Attack Was Deliberate: Pakistan Army

30 November 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO To Kosovo Serbs: ‘If Your Trucks Unload Gravel Here, We Will Shoot’
  • Senior U.S. Commander In Kosovo, Weighs In Against Serbs
  • Report: New Libyan Regime Sends 600 Troops To Fight In Syria
  • NATO Cross-Border Attacks Killed 72 Pakistani Troops, Injured 250 In Past Three Years: Army Spokesman
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Stop NATO news: November 24, 2011

24 November 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Encirclement: Russia Strikes Back With Missile Warning
  • Chicago NATO Summit Can Be Point Of No Return For Missile Crisis
  • Russia’s Tough Talk On Missile Defense Reveals Impatience With U.S.
  • Syria: France, Turkey Push Foreign Intervention
  • Russia Determined Not To Repeat Libyan Scenario In Syria
  • NATO Troops Launch Fresh Assault On Kosovo Serbs
  • Russia To Find Way To Support Kosovo Serbs: Envoy
  • U.S. Guided Missile Destroyer In Portugal For Antisubmarine Warfare Drills
  • Full Spectrum Operations: U.S. Trains Botswana Armed Forces
  • Pakistan: NATO Tanker Bombed, Main Road Blocked
  • Saakashvili: Reagan More Urgent In Georgia Than Ever Before

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 23 November 2011: 45% Of People in US Struggle to Make Ends Meet

23 November 2011 — Information Clearing House

 Op-Ed Articles

Plan for No Fly Zone Over Syria
By Israeli National News
European sources in Washington confirm that there are plans for a no fly zone to be imposed on Syria by Arab and Turkish warplanes, with the US coordinating the logistics.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 9 September 2011: Russia / USA / Middle East / WWII / 9/11 / Taliban / Korea / Israel

9 September 2011 — Strategic Culture Foundation

9/11: The Ultimate Triumph of the Strategy of Tension (II)

10.09.2011 | 00:00 | Wayne MADSEN (USA)
Few media outlets reported on Bin Laden’s longstanding ties to the U.S. intelligence community, links that were maintained after the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center… Bin Laden’s past ties to the CIA may have sealed his fate. Just as with others who worked for the CIA and were then discarded like garbage, including Manuel Noriega, Saddam Hussein, and Muammar Qaddafi, Osama Bin Laden may have been used as a convenient decoy by the actual perpetrators of 9/11… those who saw a continued strategy of tensions to bring about their agenda. The strategy of tension would not end with 9/11 and would be repeated in the following years in Madrid, London, Bali, Beslan, Jakarta, Istanbul, Casablanca, Mumbai, and Oslo…

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