Thursday, May 14, 2009


List of 140 Afghan Killed In US Attack Includes 93 Children
By Reuters
The list, obtained by Reuters, bears the endorsement of seven senior provincial and central government officials, including an Afghan two-star general who headed a task force dispatched by the government to investigate the incident.
Barack Obama - Mass Murderer
By Dan Spielberg
If you are a poor, hapless Afghan civilian whose family's bodies were ripped apart by U.S. bombs, does it really make a difference to you if the air "strikes" were ordered by the Moron from Texas, George W Bush, or the Agent of Change, Barack Obama? I would think not.
"We Are Helping The Taliban"
By Ron Paul
We are inciting the very terrorism and extremism we are trying to stop.
McChrystal Choice Suggests Special Ops Strikes Will Continue
By Gareth Porter
McChrystal's background sends a very different message from the one claimed by Gates and the news media. His long specialisation in counter-terrorism operations suggests an officer who is likely to have more interest in targeted killings than in the kind of politically sensitive counterinsurgency programmes that the Obama administration has said it intends to carry out.
Did Newly Announced Top Afghan General Run Cheney's Assassination Wing?
By Muriel Kane
Speaking to a University of Minnesota audience in March, Hersh called JSOC "a special wing of our special operations community that is set up independently. ... They do not report to anybody, except in the Bush-Cheney days, they reported directly to the Cheney office. ... Congress has no oversight of it. ... It's an executive assassination ring essentially, and it's been going on and on and on."
The Hidden Hand of Dick Cheney
By Juan Cole
Out of office, he continues to push his tortured version of reality -- and his vision of an imperial presidency -- and there are signs he is succeeding.
Pelosi The Enabler
By Robert Scheer
Should the members of the 9/11 Presidential Commission not have been informed that two of the "key witnesses" upon whom their report was based had provided the information critical to the report's conclusions only after being waterboarded a total of 266 times?
Palestinians and Israeli Jews to Reach Equal Number by 2016, Data Shows
By Haaretz Service
According to the Bureau, 5.1 million of those who call themselves Palestinians reside in Israel or the Palestinian territories. Currently, there are 5.6 million Jews living in Israel.
The Tamils of Sri Lanka
Distant Voices, Desperate Lives
By John Pilger
The great moral citadels in London and Washington offer merely silent approval of the violence and tragedy. No appeals are heard in the United Nations from them.

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