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Petraeus Accuses Afghan Parents of Burning Kids to Make US Look Bad

Attempt to Downplay Kunar Massacre Sparks Outrage Jason Ditz February 21, 2011 One would think that the effort to downplay the killings of as many as 64 civilians, including a large number of children, would be enough to spark considerable anti-US outrage, but apparently Gen. David Petraeus saw an opportunity to make things even worse, and […]

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What IS Al-Queda? A database , sponsored by the CIA

“Ana raicha Al Qaeda” is colloquial for “I’m going to the toilet”. A very common and widespread use of the word “Al-Qaeda” in different Arab countries in the public language is for the toilet bowl. This name comes from the Arabic verb “Qa’ada” which mean “to sit”, pertinently, on the “Toilet Bowl“. In most Arabs […]

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Yemen: New Venue For U.S. Geopolitical Great Game

Why Yemen? Is the West choosing a new target? by Boris Volkhonsky   -[T]he timing for the attacks (or, attempted attacks, or, presumably attempted attacks) was chosen very carefully. The United States face the mid-term elections, and the Democratic administration is heading for a worst defeat in decades. If we look back at a not […]

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Karzai: Blackwater behind terrorism

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said US private security firms, including Xe Services LLC, formerly known as Blackwater, are being behind terrorism in the country. At a press conference in Kabul, Karzai said that US security companies have been behind explosions that have claimed the lives of women and children. The Afghan president added that […]

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9/11 ANALYSIS: From Ronald Reagan and the Soviet-Afghan War to George W Bush and September 11, 2001

by Michel Chossudovsky This article summarizes earlier writings by the author on 9/11 and the role of Al Qaeda in US foreign policy. For further details see Michel Chossudovsky, America’s “War on Terrorism”, Global Research, 2005 “The United States spent millions of dollars to supply Afghan schoolchildren with textbooks filled with violent images and militant Islamic […]

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More War Lies

by David Swanson Lies aren’t used just to start wars, but also to escalate them, continue them, and even reduce or end them. And we got a pile of war lies from the president Tuesday evening. Obama claimed the war on Iraq was initially a war to disarm a state. Really? And then “terrorist” Iraqis […]

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