ICH 9 December 2012: Prison Labor Booms in US – Chinese-style inmate labor

9 December 2012 — Information Clearing House

NATO Intervention in Syria Imminent

By Stephen Lendman

Possible regional or global war looms. Disastrous consequences could follow. Obama may head humanity into the abyss. Perhaps there’s no way to stop him.



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Historical Roots of the US “War on Terrorism”: The Pathology of a Single Superpower. NATO and Beyond

5 December, 2012 — Global Research

By Ellen Ray and Bill Schaap

Global Research Editor’s Note

This incisive and carefully researched article originally published by Covert Action Quarterly in 1999 sheds light with tremendous foresight on the historical evolution of the US led “War on Terrorism” and the articulation of what has been described as “Global NATO”.

The online version of this article was first published by Global Research ten years ago in September 2002.

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Hassan Illeik, “How Hamas Gets Its Weapons”

19 November 2012 — alakbar

Hezbollah and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard units specialized in smuggling weapons from Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Sudan, and other countries into the Gaza Strip are on high alert. These weapons usually begin their journey in Iranian or Syrian ports. From there, they head to Sudan, where they are transported to the Sinai in Egypt and end up in Gaza. But such units have other routes they can use to reach Gaza. Read it here

ICH 29 October 2012: Israel Bombs Sudan: Dry Run for Iran Attack?

29 October 2012 — Information Clearing House

Israel bombs Sudan in Dry Run for Iran Attack

By Uzi Mahmaini, Tel Aviv and Flora Bagenal, Nairobi

Eight Israeli F-15I planes – four carrying two one-ton bombs, escorted by four fighters – struck the giant Yarmouk factory on the southwestern outskirts of Khartoum, the capital, in the early hours of Wednesday.



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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 27 October 2012: ‘Let us not be brought down’: Last legal recourse for Holy Land Five

27 October 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

A young Druze man refuse to serve in the Israeli Army
IMEMC – A young druze man sent out a letter to the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and defense minister Ehud Barak, explaining why he refuses to be part of the Israeli army. Young secular Druze men are required to conscript into the Israeli military the same as their Jewish peer group, however some of them refuse to do so. Below is an English translation of the letter. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 25 October 2012: Israel: UN bid risks ‘far-reaching consequences’

25 October 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Dr. Erekat: “Israel Responsible For Gaza Escalation”
IMEMC – Chief Palestinian Negotiator, head of the Negotiations Department at the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that Israel is responsible for the latest escalation against the Gaza Strip due to its ongoing illegal measures. … 

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ICH 25 October 2012: Britain Rejects US Request to Use UK Bases in Nuclear Standoff with Iran

25 October 2012  — Information Clearing House

US Coordinates Weapon Deliveries to Syria Rebels: Russia


Russia on Thursday accused Washington of “coordinating” deliveries of arms to Syrian rebels, despite assurances by the State Department.



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ICH 24-25 October 2012: UK Support For US Drones In Pakistan May Be War Crime

25 October 2012  — Information Clearing House


Julia Gillard

Making the World a More Dangerous Place

By John Pilger

The day before Barack Obama arrived in Canberra last year to declare China the new enemy of the “free world”, Gillard announced the end of her party’s ban on uranium sales.



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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 24 October 2012: Militants join forces as Israel warns of ‘extensive’ action in Gaza

24 October 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Closure of Beit Hanoun Crossing Threatens the Lives of Hundreds of Patients in the Gaza Strip
IMEMC – The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the targeting of the Palestinian customs checkpoint, near Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, by Israeli warplanes. As a result of the attack, a Palestinian policeman sustained serious wounds, and damage was caused to surrounding facilities in the area. …

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Kony 2012 and America's Conquest of Africa's Mineral Wealth By Nile Bowie

Global Research, June 21, 2012
As public interest in African affairs briefly found a place in mainstream talking points following a controversial viral video campaign about Ugandan rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), both the United States and the African Union are mobilizing military forces to Central Africa to counter further threats to civilian safety posed by the group. Following the US deployment of one hundred military personnel to Uganda in 2011, the African Union has deployed a 5,000-solider brigade to LRA affected areas, tasked with pursuing the group and its leader, Joseph Kony [1]. In the United States, a new bill co-authored by U.S. Representative Edward Royce has been introduced to the Congress calling for the further expansion of regional military forces into the nations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic and the newly formed South Sudan [2].