Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: November 8, 2011

8 November 2011 — Stop NATO

  • U.S. Ambassador Daalder Recruits Libya For NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue
  • Obama, Rasmussen Discuss Libya, Afghanistan, Chicago
  • NATO Missile Shield Threat To Region: Iran
  • NATO Implementing Interceptor Missile Shield For Armed Forces In Europe
  • U.S., NATO Move Ahead With MEADS Interceptor Missile Test
  • ‘Cruel And Barbaric Act’: NATO Troops Kill Afghan Civilian, Arrest Others
  • NATO Trains Iraqi Officers At Battle Staff Training School
  • U.S. AFRICOM Plans 30-Nation Exercise For African Standby Force
  • SCO: Vehicle For China, Russia To Defend Themselves Against West
  • Russia Endorses Full SCO Membership For Pakistan

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: October 7, 2011

7 October 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Panetta Praises NATO ‘Success’ In Afghanistan And Libya, Pushes Missile Shield
  • U.S. Army In Europe Pre-Deployed For Wars In Africa, Asia, Balkans
  • Pentagon Chief Applauds Stationing Of Interceptor Missiles Warships In Spain
  • India Studies NATO Offer To Join Global Missile Shield Program
  • U.S.-NATO Missile System Can Threaten Russia’s Strategic Potential
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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 16, 2011: NATO’s Top Military Chief Awarded For ‘Contributions To Global Peace’

16 September 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Libya: AFRICOM Draws Lessons From Its First War
  • White House, NATO Forge Ahead With European Missile Shield
  • U.S.-NATO Interceptor Missile Anaconda Coils Around Russia
  • U.S. Marine Black Sea Force Integrates 13 Regional Armies For NATO
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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 11, 2011

11 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Southern Africa Liberation Movements Youth Groups: All NATO Leaders War Criminals
  • U.S. Launches Anti-Libya African Offensive
  • Blueprint For NATO Attack On Syria Revealed
  • Prompt Global Strike: Pentagon To Launch New Hypersonic Aircraft
  • Contra U.S.-NATO ABM System: Russia Restoring Missile Umbrella
  • New Russian Submarine Supermissile Can Penetrate U.S. Missile Shield

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 29, 2011

29 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • U.S. Plans Interceptor Missile Radar System In NATO States
  • Russian Envoy Visits Turkey Over NATO Interceptor Missile System
  • Japan To Allow Interceptor Missile Transfers To NATO Nations
  • U.S. Missile Shield To Spark Nuclear Arms Race: North Korea
  • Kosovo-Serbia: NATO Declares Crossings ‘Restricted Military Areas,’ Threatens Lethal Force
  • Poland Loses 25th Soldier To NATO’s Afghan War
  • After Libya And Syria, U.S. Targets Lebanese Government

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 8, 2011

8 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Enlists More Member States For Lengthening Libyan War
  • Libyan War: The Rising Voice Of Reason
  • How Many Wars Are Too Many?
  • An African Solution
  • Germany’s Tank Deal With Saudi Arabia Violates Final Taboo
  • Senegal: Western Client Regime Deploys Army Against Protesters
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization Opposes U.S. Missile Shield Plans
  • Pakistan: 40th U.S. Drone Strike Of The Year Kills At Least Six

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 8, 2011

8 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Enlists More Member States For Lengthening Libyan War
  • How Many Wars Are Too Many?
  • An African Solution
  • Germany’s Tank Deal With Saudi Arabia Violates Final Taboo
  • Senegal: Western Client Regime Deploys Army Against Protesters
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization Opposes U.S. Missile Shield Plans
  • Pakistan: 40th U.S. Drone Strike Of The Year Kills At Least Six

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Stop NATO News: 20 May, 2011

20 May 2011 — Stop NATO

Updates on Libyan war: May 20

Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

  • U.S. Missile System In Europe Real Threat To Russia: Generals
  • Russian Chief Of Staff: Nuclear Parity With U.S. Could Be Disrupted
  • Missile Shield: Security Sphere Can Be Rolled Back To Reagan Era – Russian President
  • U.S. Interceptor Missiles Pose Threat To Russian Nuclear Deterrent
  • Ukraine To Hold Talks With U.S. Romania On NATO Missile Shield
  • Russian General Staff: No Iranian, North Korean Missile Threats To US, NATO Nations
  • NATO To Move Central Asian Office To Kyrgyzstan
  • U.S. Kills At Least 225 Pakistanis In 31 Drone Strikes This Year
  • Pakistani Opposition Party To Block NATO Supplies Over Drone Killings
  • Anti-NATO Protest Staged In Another Afghan Province
  • France Backs Further NATO Integration Of United Arab Emirates

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Stop NATO News: 16 May, 2011

16 May, 2011 — Stop NATO

Updates on Libyan war: May 16

  • Russia Could Withdraw From START Over U.S.-NATO Missile Shield
  • Four NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghan Bomb Blast
  • Reports: NATO Killed Five Afghan Women, One Boy On Sunday
  • U.S. Missile Strike Kills At Least Seven In Pakistan
  • Pakistan: Call For Expulsion Of U.S. Envoy, Ban On NATO Transit
  • General Leads NATO Delegation To Azerbaijan
  • Montenegro Moves Closer To Full NATO Membership
  • Georgian Opposition: U.S. Supports Autocracy, Pseudo-Democracy
  • British Military Brass Tour NATO Training Mission-Iraq Headquarters

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Stop NATO News March 31, 2011

31 March 2011 — Stop NATO

Updates on Libyan war: March 31

    1. NATO Troops Kill Three Afghan Civilians, Wound Four More
    2. Top Military Commander: NATO Commands 50-Nation Army For Afghan War, NATO Members Need To Spend More On Military
    3. Afghan War Leaves 103 NATO Soldiers Dead In Three Months
    4. Pentagon’s Strategic Priorities: Cyberwarfare, Missile Shield, AFRICOM
    5. Belgium: NATO Inspects First U.S. Phased Adaptive Approach Interceptor Missile Warship
    6. U.S. Plans To Use India For Missile Shield Around Russia, China
    7. Video And Text: The Real Toll Of America’s Wars
    8. U.S. Tests NATO Version Of Global Hawk
    9. Pakistan: Families Of U.S. Missile Strike Victims Refuse Blood Money
    10. Saakashvili: Georgia Needs Advanced Weapons From U.S.
    11. Venezuela Calls On South America To Unite Against U.S. Threat
    12. Azerbaijan: Pentagon Builds Second Proxy Army In Caucasus
    13. NATO Extends Hungarian Military Deployment In Afghanistan

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    US-Russian START treaty: A comprehensive flicker By Eric Walberg

    30 March, 2010 — ericwalberg.com

    Two floundering presidents grabbed at a chance to show some results. No one will be happy, as always with compromises, says Eric Walberg

    The US administration is preening itself on finally clinching a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia, President Barack Obama calling it the most comprehensive arms control agreement in nearly two decades. It is to be signed in Prague 8 April, where Obama launched his campaign for a nuclear weapons-free world a year ago, and which was supposed to get a US missile defence base. Obama axed this, at least for the moment, to mollify the Russians.

    Despite it being the only flicker of peacefulness out of Washington in nearly two decades, the reaction in the US is one of indifference or hostility as the right now latches on to each and every Obama initiative to show its displeasure over healthcare and other Obama-inspired liberal policies.

    In Russia the reaction is sullen caution and hostility. Obama’s announcement was greeted officially only by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who warned that Russia reserved the right to withdraw from the treaty if it deems American missile defences a threat. Yes, Obama backed down a bit on the original Bush bases in the Czech Republic and Poland. But then all of a sudden, out of the wild blue yonder, Romania and Bulgaria said they would be getting them instead by 2015, and Poland invited the US to station troops there on a new base. What a coincidence. Despite the last minute addition of a few words as a sop to the Russians, US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs Ellen Tauscher was quick to emphasise there would be no constraints on the expansion of interceptor missile deployments.

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    As Obama Talks Of Arms Control, Russians View U.S. As Global Aggressor By Rick Rozoff

    28 March, 2010 — Stop NATO

    U.S. and NATO military expansion along Russia’s western and southern flanks diminishes the need for Cold War era nuclear arsenals and long-range delivery systems appreciably. Washington can well afford to reduce the number of its nuclear weapons and still maintain decisive worldwide strategic superiority, especially with the deployment of an international interceptor missile system, unilateral militarization of space, and super stealth strategic bombers and the Pentagon’s Prompt Global Strike plans for conventional warheads with the velocity and range of intercontinental ballistic missiles to destroy other nations’ nuclear forces with non-nuclear attacks.

    On March 26th U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev reached an agreement on a successor to the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START 1) of 1991.

    The new accord, if it is ratified by the U.S. Senate, will reportedly reduce U.S. and Russian active nuclear weapons by 30 per cent and effect a comparable reduction in the two nations’ delivery systems: Intercontinental ballistic missiles, strategic long-range bombers and ballistic missile submarines.

    After a phone conversation between the two heads of state to ‘seal the deal,’ Obama touted it as ‘the most comprehensive arms control agreement in nearly two decades.’ [1]

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    Dangerous Crossroads: U.S. Moves Missiles And Troops To Russian Border Nuclear and Conventional Arms Pacts Stalled By Rick Rozoff

    23 January, 2010 – Global ResearchStopNATO

    2010 is proceeding in a manner more befitting the third month of the year, named after the Roman god of war, than the first whose name is derived from a pacific deity.

    On January 13 the Associated Press reported that the White House will submit its Quadrennial Defense Review to Congress on February 1 and request a record-high $708 billion for the Pentagon. That figure is the highest in absolute and in inflation-adjusted, constant (for any year) dollars since 1946, the year after the Second World War ended. Adding non-Pentagon defense-related spending, the total may exceed $1 trillion.

    The $708 billion includes for the first time monies for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq which in prior years were in part funded by periodic supplemental requests, but excludes what the above-mentioned report adds is the first in the new administration’s emergency requests for the same purpose: A purported $33 billion.

    Already this month several NATO nations have pledged more troops, even before the January 28 London conference on Afghanistan when several thousand additional forces may be assigned for the war there, in addition to over 150,000 already serving or soon to serve under U.S. and NATO command.

    Washington has increased lethal drone missile attacks in Pakistan, and calls for that model to be replicated in Yemen have been made recently, most notably by Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, who on January 13 also advocated air strikes and special forces operations in the country. [1]

    The Pentagon will begin the deployment of 1,400 personnel to Colombia to man seven new bases under a 10-year military agreement signed last October 30. [2]

    This year the U.S. will also complete the $110 million dollar construction of new military bases in Bulgaria and Romania to house at least 4,000 American troops. [3]

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    America and Russia: Has the Cold War Really Ended? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

    25 November, 2009 — Global Research

    US nuclear doctrine, missile defence in Europe and NATO expansion

    The Caucus (University of Ottawa), Vol. 10, No. 1 (Fall 2009): pp. 20-22. – 2009-11-12

    This article was first published in The Caucus, a political science and international development journal published by the University of Ottawa. The article raises an important question in relation to the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (November 9, 1989):

    Has the Cold War really ended?

    The article deals with Russian anxieties with the U.S., American nuclear doctrine, American missile defence in Europe, and NATO expansion.

    The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is approaching, but has the Cold War really ended and is it really a historic relic of the not too distant past? The Soviet Union may no longer exist and the Warsaw Pact may have long been dissolved, but many of the remnants of the Cold War still exist, like the conflict in the divided Korean Peninsula, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and finally the issue of missile defense. In the last few years the relations between NATO and the Russian Federation have become tense and described in terms reminiscent of the Cold War. One of the main impetuses for this resumption of Cold tensions has been the U.S. missile shield project in the European continent. The Russians have consistently made no secret about maintaining that the missile defense shield, above all else, is a threat to them.

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    Dangerous Missile Battle In Space: Fifth Act In U.S. Missile Shield Drama By Rick Rozoff

    30 September, 2009 — Global ResearchStop NATO

    Wars have brought untold horrors upon Europe over the centuries, especially the two world wars of the last one. Until now, though, the continent has been spared the ultimate cataclysm of a missile war.

    Though twenty years after the end of the Cold War recent news articles contain reports that would have been shocking even during the depths of the East-West conflict in Europe that followed World War II.

    A dispatch quoting a Finnish defense official two days ago bore the title “US could launch missiles from the Baltic Sea” and a U.S. armed forces website yesterday spoke in reference to proposed missile shield plans of “a big, complex, dangerous battle in the space over Europe.”

    On September 28 a feature called “BMD fleet plans Europe defense mission” appeared in the Navy Times which reported that “Ballistic-missile defense warships have become the keystone in a new national strategy….Rather than field sensors and missiles on the ground in Poland and the Czech Republic, the U.S. will first maintain a presence of at least two or three Aegis BMD ships in the waters around Europe, starting in 2011.” [1]

    This development is in keeping with U.S Pentagon chief Robert Gates’ presentation of September 17 in which, confirming President Obama’s announcement to replace and supplement his predecessor’s project of placing ten ground-based interceptor missiles in Poland and a complementary radar installation in the Czech Republic, he laid out a three-step strategy to enhance (his word) U.S. missile shield plans in Europe.

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    Flu Frenzy and Missile Defense Selected Articles

    20 September, 2009 — Global Research

    Anthony Fenton, Dee Nicholson, James Petras, Gail Davidson & Jack Rasmus on The Global Research News Hour
    Program details, September 21-25
    – 2009-09-25

    Major Conference Event on the H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic, Montreal
    Presentations in French, debate in French & English
    – 2009-09-23

    Israeli War Crimes: United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict
    – by Justice Richard Goldstone – 2009-09-20

    Planning the H1N1 Flu Pandemic: Body Bags, Mass Graves, Quarantine Orders
    Selected Evidence
    – by Michel Chossudovsky – 2009-09-20
    The entire construct is politically motivated and corrupt

    VIDEO: Preparing for the H1N1 Pandemic: Body Bags for the Canada’s First Nations
    – 2009-09-20

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