Saturday, 20 November 2010

News For November 20, 2010

Statment From The Afghan Resistance
The Americans Can No longer Conceal Their Defeat

By Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

it has become clear that after nine years of occupation, the invaders are doomed towards the same fate as those that tread this path before them. Their troop surges, their new strategies, their new generals, their new negotiations, and their new propagandas have been of no avail. Continue

What If NATO Is Defeated In Afghanistan?

By Eric S. Margolis

Amazing as it sounds, NATO, the world’s most powerful military alliance, may be losing the only war the 61-year old pact every fought. Continue

92% of Afghans Never Heard of 9/11

By Daniel Tence

Fewer than one in 10 Afghans are aware of the 9/11 attacks and their precipitation of the war in Afghanistan. Study shows that four in 10 Afghans believe the US is on their soil in order to "destroy Islam or occupy Afghanistan." Continue

The Cowardice of America at War

By Richard Reeves

So, cry the beloved country. Shed tears for the brave. And for the cowards, too, the men and women in Washington who refuse to admit we cannot impose our will on the world. Continue

An American Bribe that Stinks of Appeasement

By Robert Fisk

In any other country, the current American bribe to Israel, and the latter's reluctance to accept it, in return for even a temporary end to the theft of somebody else's property would be regarded as preposterous. Continue

U.S. Rewarding Israel's Bad Behavior

By Daniel Kurtzer

While Washington will almost certainly come to regret bribing Israel, Israel may regret receiving such a bribe even more. Continue

Hush Money?
Ex-AIPAC Official Got At Least $670,000 From Donors

By Jeff Stein

He said his next move is to show that AIPAC, Washington’s major pro-Israeli lobbying group by far, regularly traffics in sensitive U.S. government information, especially material related to the Middle East. Continue

TSA is Delivering Naked Insecurity

By Ralph Nader

To the Department of Homeland Security: If you thought this week was bad, brace yourself for a tsunami of protests in the days ahead. Continue

Five killed in bicycle bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan: A bicycle bomb went off in Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five civilians and injuring 25 others, an official said.
NATO occupation forces kill three civilians children in northeast Afghanistan: locals said a fourth person was also killed in the incident. According to provincial police chief Brigadier General Khalilullah Ziayee, speaking to the Pajhwok Afghan news agency, a police officer and his three nephews - all children - were killed in the accident.
Nato and US differ over Afghan exit: A senior Obama administration official said the US has not committed to ending its combat mission in Afghanistan at the end of 2014.
Thousands protest against Afghanistan war: The demonstration, which organisers said was 10,000-strong, came as the prime minister, David Cameron, said the withdrawal of British combat troops from Afghanistan by 2015 was a "firm deadline" that would be met.
U.S. wants to expand areas in Pakistan where it can conduct missile attacks kill people with drones: reports: Pakistan has rejected the request, officials said. Instead, the country has agreed to more modest measures, including an expanded CIA presence in Quetta.
Gunmen torch 10 Nato oil tankers in Peshawar: According to police officials, six assailants attacked a workshop located on the Ring Road and torched 10 Nato oil tankers, completely gutting them. The attackers fled while opening fire.
U.S. official: Israel must refrain from East Jerusalem construction during freeze: Shas has said that it will oppose U.S. exchange offer if Jerusalem is included in the 90-day freeze; U.S. official: Whatever Netanyahu told Shas about Jerusalem is not true.
U.S. bars Palestinian statehood moves in U.N. agencies: Palestinians have been trying to advance their statehood agenda in small but symbolic ways in United Nations agencies that fall off the radar for most people.
Nobel laureates urge Israel to let Vanunu receive int'l rights award: Atomic whistleblower seeks to attend ceremony granting him the International League of Human Rights' Carl von Ossietzky Medal in Berlin.
George Galloway. Blasts Ottawa for its policies on Israel and Afghanistan: He called for "one democratic state from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean, with equal rights for Jews, Muslims and Christians."
'Worm targeted Natanz, Bushehr nuclear sites': German computer security expert releases new study claiming the Stuxnet worm, which some claim slowed down activity in the Iranian sites, was designed to act as a 'digital warhead.'
Welcome to America: $11,000 fine, arrest possible for some who refuse airport scans and pat downs: Anyone refusing faces fines up to $11,000 and possible arrest.
Palm Beach Prepared To Detain TSA Security Defiers: Palm Beach International Airport travelers who refuse to submit to a full-body scanner or a pat down, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office confirmed Friday.
Cancer surviving flight attendant forced to remove prosthetic breast during pat-down: "She put her full hand on my breast and said, 'What is this?'. And I said, 'It's my prosthesis because I've had breast cancer.' And she said, 'Well, you'll need to show me that'."
Enhanced pat down leaves Grand Rapids airline passenger in tears: Before boarding a flight in Grand Rapids, a woman says the search at the security checkpoint was violent, unnecessary and extremely upsetting.
Thirteen arrested in California student protest: A University of California police officer drew his gun at protesting students in San Francisco on Wednesday
There is Another Way for Bullied Ireland: The EU authorities and IMF are telling the Irish 'there's no alternative' to their brutal bailout conditions. That's so wrong
U.S. in Vast Insider Trading Probe: Federal authorities, capping a three-year investigation, are preparing insider-trading charges that could ensnare consultants, investment bankers, hedge-fund and mutual-fund traders and analysts across the nation, according to people familiar with the matter.
Three more banks go under: Total bank failures rise to 149 for the year: Three banks based in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Florida are closing up shop and going into receivership, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. announced late Friday, bringing the total number of bank failures to 149 since the start of the year.
FDIC Watchdog Weighs Criminal Charges Against Bank Officials: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s internal watchdog and the FBI are cooperating on about 50 cases of possible criminal violations involving former and current bank employees and customers, an official said.

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