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URUK Net 15 June, 2009

Last updated: Monday, June 22, 2009 11:46

Video Report : Shooting At Tehran Protest

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Neo-Nazis are in the Army now
Why the U.S. military is ignoring its own regulations and permitting white supremacists to join its ranks.
Matt Kennard
On a muggy Florida evening in 2008, I meet Iraq War veteran Forrest Fogarty in the Winghouse, a little bar-restaurant on the outskirts of Tampa, his favorite hangout. He told me on the phone I would recognize him by his skinhead. Sure enough, when I spot a white guy at a table by the door with a shaved head, white tank top and bulging muscles, I know it can only be him. Over a plate of chicken wings, he tells me about his path into the white-power movement. “I was 14 when I decided I wanted to be a Nazi,” he says. At his first high school, near Los Angeles, he was bullied by black and Latino kids. That’s when he first heard Skrewdriver, a band he calls “the godfather of the white power movement.” “I became obsessed,” he says…

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The Latest from Mullahstan and its proxies…
Layla Anwar, An Arab Woman Blues
After watching the despicable racist jew netanyahu delivering his racist nazi speech, I held on despite my intense indigestion and watched another program on Al-Arabiya regarding the elections in Mullahstan – Iran. It seems that a few media outlets have been banned in Iran and one of them is Al-Arabiya’s bureau that has been ordered to close down a week ago until further notice…[…] Meanwhile in Iraq, Talabani (and he is not the only one) warmly congratulated Ahmadinejad, and looked forward for more “fruitful cooperation” between the two countries. By the way the puppet Karzai from Afghanistan did the same…

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Skewed and in secret, this Iraq inquiry is a scandal
Jonathan Steele
Gordon Brown’s ?announcement of a secret inquiry into the runup to and conduct of Britain’s invasion and occupation of Iraq (not the nouns he used, of course) is scandalous. First, the manner of his decision. Just last week the prime minister committed himself to a new spirit of public accountability, cross-party consultation on electoral and parliamentary reform, as well as a greater and more independent role for backbenchers and select committees. Now he promptly goes against all that when it comes to looking into the most important foreign policy decision of the last decade…

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Barghouthi: Netanyahu’s speech proved the absence of a peace partner in Israel
Palestinian Information Center
MP Mustafa Al-Barghouthi, the secretary-general of the Palestinian national initiative, said on Monday that Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu proved in his speech on Sunday that there is no peace partner in Israel and his willingness to entrench the apartheid system against the Palestinians. MP Barghouthi added that Netanyahu practiced deception and misinformation in his speech and wanted to replace the idea of a Palestinian state with the same system of ghettoes or bantustans that used to exist in the past in South Africa…

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Video: Former Gitmo detainee describes prison ordeal
france24english
THE FRANCE 24 INTERVIEW: Former Guantanamo inmate Lakdhar Boumediene told FRANCE 24 in an exclusive interview about his seven-year ordeal in the US prison camp, where his protestations of innocence were met with escalating brutality from interrogators…

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Taliban raids increase, plan to disrupt Afghan poll: government
By Sayed Salahuddin, Reuters
Afghanistan’s interior minister said on Sunday the Taliban have stepped up their attacks in many parts of the country and warned the Islamist militants would attempt to sabotage an August 20 presidential election. Hanif Atmar’s comments mirror those of U.S. and NATO military commanders who said insurgent attacks soared 59 percent in the first five months of 2009 compared with the same period last year to reach the highest level since the Taliban’s overthrow in 2001. Like U.S. Central Command chief General David Petraeus, who is responsible for U.S. military strategy in the Middle East and Central Asia, Atmar also warned worse was to come as more U.S. and Afghan troops pursue Taliban fighters in their strongholds…

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The meaning of the Tehran spring
By Pepe Escobar
…The trillion-dollar-question regarding this new “revolutionary” situation is that as things stand, no pacifying solution can be found within the institutional framework of the Islamic Republic. In a nutshell, Ahmadinejad has made his power play against Mousavi and Rafsanjani. The Supreme Leader fully supported him. Mousavi and Rafsanjani, plus Khatami, need an urgent counterpunch. And their only possible play is to go after Khamenei…

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Israel jails journalists for Gaza invasion report
Reuters
An Israeli court has jailed two journalists for two months for reporting troop movements in Israel in the hour before Israeli forces entered the Gaza Strip at the start of an invasion in January. The two men, both Palestinian residents of Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem, were convicted on Sunday of breaching military censorship regulations in their reports on troop movements for Iranian media from the Israeli side of Gaza’s border on Jan. 3…

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Pentagon ‘Reconsidering’ Promise to Make Afghanistan Civilian Killings Probe Public
Alleged Video Vindicating Troops May Never See Light of Day
Jason Ditz
In early May, a series of US air strikes in multiple villages in the Farah Province of Afghanistan killed 140 civilians, by far the single deadliest incident since the 2001 invasion. The official story of the US military changed several times. Initially, they went with the claim that the entire incident was made up by the Taliban, who had kidnapped hundreds of civilians, killed them with hand grenade, then left them in empty houses which they tricked the US into bombing…

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Netanyahu Offer a ‘Big Zero’
By Mel Frykberg
Yasser Abed Rabbo, secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s executive committee, and a close confidant of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, has dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s foreign policy speech Sunday night as a big zero. Abed Rabbo said the speech was empty of content, and pointless. “Netanyahu is a swindler…who makes up tricks about the achievement of peace,” he was reported as saying by the Palestinian news agency Maan…

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Iran vote and protests
LENIN’S TOMB
…So, the first question that occurs is, why should the ballots be rigged? This is skated over in a lot of the commentary as if the answer were obvious – Mousavi advocated reform, duh! However, Mousavi is hardly a dangerous candidate for the Iranian ruling class: rather, he represents a powerful faction of it. True, he was once on the ‘Islamic Left’ back in the 1980s, and it was due to the support of the left-leaning majles that he was made prime minister against Khomeini’s preferences. Today, however, he is a centrist allied to the ‘Modern Right’. His solutions to Iran’s problems of accumulation and development are impeccably neoliberal. This is why he got the backing of the old crook, cynic, capitalist and Iran-Contra arms dealer, Hashem Rafsanjani…Why should he have suddenly become so dangerous that the Iranian state, or powerful sectors within it, would risk a stupid fix? The answer could only be that by tapping a popular demands for reforms, the candidacy might have unleashed a movement that seriously frightened some factions in the ruling class…

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Iran: 12 students reported killed in crackdown after violent clashes
Robert Tait and Saeed Kamali Dehghan in Tehran
At least 12 people may have died in violent clashes with Iran’s security forces following President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed re-election, ?according to reports from the country. The reported fatalities have come amid a brutal crackdown on students, apparently aimed at quelling a wave of campus rebellions that authorities fear could spill over to the wider population…

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Obama: it’s up to Iran to determine own leaders
AP
President Barack Obama says it’s up to Iran to determine its own leaders. But he also says he’s troubled by the situation in Iran and that it would be wrong to stay silent. Obama says any investigation into Iranian election results must not result in bloodshed. It was the U.S. president’s first comments following the disputed outcome of Iran’s presidential election in which President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad retained his post…

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An Appeal to Save an Important Palestinian Home from Demolition
ICAHD
Urgent action required: The Israeli Supreme Court has just ruled that the home of Salim and Arabiya Shawamreh in Anata, which has already been demolished by the Israeli authorities four times, can be demolished yet again. The Shawamreh home has become a symbol of resistance to Israel’s house demolition policies and deserves our support. Please forward this to your lists and raise this issue in your advocacy campaigns. Contact your political representatives and the Israeli embassies and consulates in your country. Tell them that the Shawamreh home (Beit Arabiya) cannot be demolished again. Indeed, tell them that NO Palestinian home should ever be demolished again!…

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Iran closes Al Jazeera bureau
Chris Forrester
Iran has “suspended the work” of the Al Jazeera news channel’s bureau in Tehran. BBC Monitoring carried the report. The closure took place on Sunday morning. Al Jazeera’s local correspondent. Diya al-Nasiri, told viewers T”he Iranian authorities informed us of the need to suspend the work of our bureau here in Tehran for a week. Work suspension does not mean shutting down the bureau, as they put it. However, we are not authorized to carry on with our job; accordingly, this live linkup might be our last live appearance as Al-Arabiya correspondents for a whole week.”…

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EU “disturbed” by Iraq executions, calls for freeze
Reuters
The European Union protested against reported executions in Iraq on Monday and called on Baghdad to resume a moratorium on the death penalty. “The European Union is deeply disturbed at reports that in recent days further death sentences were carried out in Iraq, probably totalling number 20,” the Czech EU presidency said. “Moreover, the European Union is severely alarmed about indications that further mass executions might be imminent,” the EU said in a statement…

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Turkish President And Premier Congratulate Iranian President
Turkish Press
Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who was elected the president of Iran for the second time. They called Ahmadinejad on the phone and congratulated him for his success in the election…

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Detainee Dies in the GIS Prison in Hebron
PCHR – Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an investigation into the death of Haitham ‘Amru, 33, from Upper Beit al-Roush village southwest of Hebron. ‘Amru died while in the custody of the General Intelligence Service (GIS); it is suspected that he was subject to torture, which may have caused his death. PCHR’s investigations indicate that at approximately 20:00 on Thursday, 11 June 2009, a joint force of approximately 50 members of the Palestinian security forces, stormed a house belonging to the family of Haitham ‘Abdullah ‘Abdul Rahman ‘Amru, 33, in Upper Beit al-Roush village, southwest of Hebron…

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GI Special 7F9: Nazi [ 14 June 2009 ]
Thomas F. Barton
Obama Address Gets Cool Afghan Reception: “I Listened To All Of It, But It Was For The Americans And Their Interests. We Afghans Are Just Onlookers”. “No One Believes That The Americans Will Leave Afghanistan”. “The U.S. Is Pursuing An Overarching Regional Goal In Asia, And Using The Conflict With The Taleban To Establish And Justify An Armed Presence There”.

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GI Special 7F8: “Machine Gun Fire’ [ 12 June 2009 ]
Thomas F. Barton
“We’ve Had More Injuries From Machine Gun Fire Than From IEDs”. “Reports Of Insurgents Displaying Unusually Good Marksmanship And Other Tactical Skills”. “Insurgents Wore Body Armor And ‘Kevlar Helmets’ And Used Smoke Grenades To Conceal Their Movement As They Broke”. “Insurgents Displaying Improved Shooting Skills With AK-Series Assault Rifles”. “Insurgents Using ‘Very Accurate PKM Fire’ At A Range Of 600 To 800 Meters”.

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Does Israel Really Have a Right to Exist?
Susan Abulhawa
Following Netanyahu’s much anticipated policy speech, politicians and journalists, like mindless automatons, have set about repeating Israel’s tired mantra that Palestinians should recognize Israel’s right to exist. Never mind the fact that the PLO and Palestine Authority have obliged this ludicrous call, not once, but four times. And never mind that Israel has always denied Palestine’s right to exist, not only as a nation, but as individuals seeking a dignified life in our own homeland. Does anyone find it interesting that Israel is the only country on the planet going around with this incessant insistence that everyone recognize her right to exist? Given that we Palestinians are the ones who have been dispossessed, occupied, and oppressed, one might expect that we should be the ones making such a demand…

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America’s Human Rights Record
New UN Report Denounces Washington
Stephen Lendman
On May 26, the UN Human Rights Council issued a report titled “Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Right to Development – Report of the Special Rapporteur (Philip Alston) on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.” Alston was damning in his criticism regarding “three areas in which significant improvement is necessary if the US Government is to match its actions to its stated commitment to human rights and the rule of law” …

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Iraq’s (not so) New Death Squad
Imad Khadduri
…”The Iraq Special Operations Forces (ISOF) is probably the largest special forces outfit ever built by the United States, and it is free of many of the controls that most governments employ to rein in such lethal forces. The project started in the deserts of Jordan just after the Americans took Baghdad in April 2003. There, the US Army’s Special Forces, or Green Berets, trained mostly 18-year-old Iraqis with no prior military experience. The resulting brigade was a Green Beret’s dream come true: a deadly, elite, covert unit, fully fitted with American equipment, that would operate for years under US command and be unaccountable to Iraqi ministries and the normal political process…

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Agent Orange Continues to Poison Vietnam
Marjorie Cohn
From 1961 to 1971, the U.S. military sprayed Vietnam with Agent Orange, which contained large quantities of Dioxin, in order to defoliate the trees for military objectives. Dioxin is one of the most dangerous chemicals known to man. It has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a carcinogen (causes cancer) and by the American Academy of Medicine as a teratogen (causes birth defects). Between 2.5 and 4.8 million people were exposed to Agent Orange. 1.4 billion hectares of land and forest – approximately 12 percent of the land area of Vietnam – were sprayed. The Vietnamese who were exposed to the chemical have suffered from cancer, liver damage, pulmonary and heart diseases, defects to reproductive capacity, and skin and nervous disorders. Children and grandchildren of those exposed have severe physical deformities, mental and physical disabilities, diseases, and shortened life spans…

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Iran protester slain after huge pro-reform rally
By ANNA JOHNSON and ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press Writers
Gunfire from a compound used by pro-government militia killed one demonstrator Monday after hundreds of thousands of opponents of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad massed in central Tehran to cheer their pro-reform leader in his first public appearance since elections that he alleges were marred by fraud. A group of demonstrators with fuel canisters attempted to set fire to the compound of a volunteer militia linked to Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard as the crowd dispersed from Azadi, or Freedom, Square after dark. As some attempted to storm the building, people inside could be seen firing directly at the demonstrators at the northern edge of the square, away from the heart of the demonstration…

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Obama: Netanyahu speech an “important step forward”
Ma’an News
US President Barack Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Sunday “an important step forward,” according to news reports. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Sunday said that Obama “welcomes the important step forward in Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech. The President is committed to two states, a Jewish state of Israel and an independent Palestine, in the historic homeland of both peoples.”..

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Waltz With Bibi
GILAD ATZMON
…Once the Zionist political soup is ready to be served there is no real difference between Benyamin Netanyahu and the so-called ‘Israeli left’. They all say YES to a Palestinian state and NO to the Right of Return, for what they really want is the ‘Jews only state’. A few months ago we wondered where the Israeli ‘left’ is, as if there has ever been such a thing. Now we happen to wonder where the ‘right’ is. In fact, in Israel, all you have is rabid racist rightists. People who sincerely believe in the bizarre Jewish right to celebrate their national aspirations at the expense of others…

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Palestinians reject Israeli terms
Aljazeera.net
Palestinian officials have condemned a major policy speech by Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, saying it had “closed the door” on moves to reach an agreement between the two sides. In his address, Netanyahu gave the slightest of nods to the creation of a Palestinian state, an issue he has avoided since taking power in April, but with a host of conditions attached. “Netanyahu’s speech closed the door to permanent status negotiations,’’ Saeb Erekat, the Palestinians’ senior negotiator, said…

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Health Ministry: 3 patients die in Gaza due to the siege, death toll 343
Ghassan Bannoura
Three Palestinian patients died on Monday due to the ongoing Israeli siege imposed on the Gaza Strip, Health Ministry reported. The Ministry stated that Huda Sha’ath, 7 month, and Salem Matar, 45, died in Gaza hospitals, while Niven Al Mogharbi, 21, a mother of three, died in Egypt. The Israeli military imposed a crippling siege on the Gaza Strip on June 2007, leaving the 1.5 million Palestinians living there without the needed basic supplies, while Gaza hospitals arrived to a pointed where it can treat patients…

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Dennis Ross out as Iran envoy?
Politico
Israel’s left-of-center Haaretz newspaper is reporting that Dennis Ross, the Obama administration’s special adviser for the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia — which includes Iran — is being shifted out of that job to deal with region-wide peace negotiations. The paper speculates that the reported ouster of Ross, an observant Jew who co-founded a synagogue in a D.C. suburb, may have something to with Iranian objections about religion — though they offer no evidence…

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Video: Farmers, Activists Beaten and Arrested in Saffa
International Solidarity Movement (ISM)
This Saturday, as has been done every Saturday for over a month, International and Israeli activists joined Hamad and Jabber Soleiby and their families as they worked their land in Saffa, near Bat ‘Ain settlement. This Saturday, however, both the Israeli army and settlers from the right-wing extremist settlement were ready and waiting…

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Iran Supreme leader orders election probe
Press Association
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered an investigation into claims of fraud in last week’s presidential election. The country’s state television reported Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is ordering the powerful Guardian Council to examine the allegations by pro-reform candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, who claims there was widespread vote rigging in Friday’s election. The Iranian government declared President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the winner in a landslide victory. It is a stunning turnaround for Iran’s most powerful figure, who previously welcomed the results…

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Hebron: Hamas member die while in PA custody
Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC
A Palestinian man, known to be Hamas movement member died on Monday morning in the custody of the general Palestinian intelligence in the city of Hebron, southern West Bank. The general Palestinian intelligence said that 33-year-old detainee, Haytham Amr, from a village near Hebron, tried to escape from prison and jumped from a second floor detention cell and died from the foal…Hamas movement accused Palestinian security of torturing Amr to death. The movement said in a short statement released immediately after the incident that “the detainee died as a result of brutal torture in the custody of Palestinian intelligence.”…

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54 days
Eva Bartlett, In Gaza
Today, on my birthday, we (ISM) went with Beit Hanoun ‘Local Initiative’ volunteers to retrieve the long-decomposed body of a man who didn’t live to see his 19th birthday. Ahmed Abu Hashih disappeared on April 21st. His family believed that he had been killed somewhere in the north-eastern border region, the Israeli-imposed ‘buffer zone’ where Israeli soldiers routinely shoot at Palestinian farmers and residents. Since then, his parents and others have searched, unsuccessfully, for his body, fearing the worst. Sixteen of us (family, international accompaniment from the ISM, and local rights activists and volunteers from Beit Hanoun) set out this morning to comb the land for the missing youth. The terrain is dry weeds and tall, prickly scrub, making walking difficult…

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Obama administration reluctant to criticise Iran election results
Ewen MacAskill, Guardian
The Obama administration today maintained a softly-softly approach to Iran, reluctant to criticise its election for fear of derailing Washington’s diplomatic overtures to Tehran. The White House resisted pressure from Republicans who called on Obama to condemn the election as a fraud and to support the reformers…

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Afghan Al Jazeera producers held
Aljazeera.net
Two Al Jazeera employees have been detained in Afghanistan after being told by officials to report to the country’s intelligence headquarters. Concern for the welfare of Qais Azimy and Hameedullah Shah was growing on Monday, a day after they arrived at the official building in Kabul, the capital. Azimy, a senior producer for Al Jazeera English, had travelled to the headquarters after being told to meet authorities for an interview, two days before campaigning for the country’s presidential elections was due to begin…

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Palestinians reject Israeli terms
Aljazeera.net
Palestinian officials have condemned a major policy speech by Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, saying it had “closed the door” on moves to reach an agreement between the two sides. In his address, Netanyahu gave the slightest of nods to the creation of a Palestinian state, an issue he has avoided since taking power in April, but with a host of conditions attached. “Netanyahu’s speech closed the door to permanent status negotiations,’’ Saeb Erekat, the Palestinians’ senior negotiator, said…

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Hamas: Netanyahu’s speech is racist
Palestinian Information Center
The Hamas Movement said on Sunday that Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech was racist when demanding the Palestinian people to proclaim their land of Palestine a pure Jewish state and to renounce their right to this land, highlighting that such statements make the Palestinian people more adherent to their rights. In a statement issued following the speech delivered by the Israeli premier and a copy of which was received by the PIC, Hamas stressed that Netanyahu spoke about a Palestinian state without identity, sovereignty, the holy city, the right of return or army, and insisted on the expansion of settlements…

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Israeli Police and Military Brutalize Peaceful Protesters at Netanyahu’s Speech
Ann Wright
While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was making a major foreign policy speech at Tel Aviv University Sunday, Israeli police outside the university attacked international protesters of Israel’s invasion of Gaza, illegal settlements and the apartheid wall. Heavy-handed police treatment of the unarmed, peaceful members of the CODEPINK delegation there began immediately after they unfurled several pink banners that read “Free Gaza” and “End the Occupation.” …

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Statement from the Communist Organization of Greece in solidarity with comrade Sa’adat
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine -PFLP
On behalf of the Communist Organization of Greece (KOE), we express our full and
unconditional solidarity with Comrade Ahmad Sa’adat who once more is in the forefront of the struggle, leading the resistance and the protest against the policy of isolation practiced by Israel against the Palestinian prisoners. The Israeli attacks against the Palestinian prisoners escalate after the genocidal invasion of Gaza, confirming the deeply inhuman character and the neo-nazi policy of the Zionist entity. The so-called “international community” and its institutions should be ashamed for their guilty silence in front of the continuous and increasing crimes perpetrated by the Zionists against the Palestinian People and the Palestinian prisoners.

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Igor Sutyagin and I. F. Stone: Spies?
Walter C. Uhler
…Moreover, I just lived through eight years in which a cabal of right-wing ideologues, led by an evil Vice President, seized political power in the United States and immediately plotted to attack Iraq while ignoring dire warnings about an impending al Qaeda attack. Having enhanced the probability of successful al Qaeda attacks by their Iraq-obsessed lack of preparation, the cabal then proceeded to manipulate the fear and anger aroused by the successful attacks by lying to the American public about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction (mushroom clouds) and ties to al Qaeda — in order to carry out the invasion they had been planning all along. After the lies came torture and the illegal wiretaps of innocent Americans…

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