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Russia Sabotaged Iran Nuclear Programme: Report


Then Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the sabotage of Iran's nuclear programme in 2006, according to WikiLeaks documents. Continue

Bomb Everything in Libya
Pirates of the Mediterranean

By William Bowles

The outrageous call by Gen. Sir Richard Davis the other day to bomb everything in Libya illustrates what lurks beneath the veneer of civilization. Continue

WikiLeaks Reveals US Wanted to Keep Russia out of Libyan Oil

By Paul Jay

The Cold War is alive and well in terms of trying to contain Russia's energy power. Continue

Details Emerge of America's Secret Oil War with Russia

By Adam Clark Estes

Officials have downplayed the idea of calling the Nato allies' quiet conflict with Russia and others over oil a "new cold war," Continue

Mitt Romney Accuses Obama of Betraying Israel

By Agence France-Presse

"President Obama has thrown Israel under the bus," thundered former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, generally viewed as the frontrunner in the race for the party's presidential nomination. Continue

Lots of Rhetoric – But Very Little Help

By Robert Fisk:

Well, this weekend is Netanyahu's weekend - and by the time Obama ends up swearing eternal loyalty to the Israelis, the Arabs will forget yesterday's posturing. Continue

Norman Finkelstein On Obama's Mideast Speech

By Democracy Now!

Roundtable with author Norman Finkelstein, Palestinian human rights lawyer Noura Erakat, and Jeremy Ben-Ami, head of the lobby group J Street. Continue

Wikileaks: Military Top Brass Welcomed US Troops in Pakistan

By The Express Tribune

A 2009 cable released by Wikileaks confirms that the Pakistani army for the second time approved deployment of US special operation elements to support Pakistani military operations. Continue

Bin Laden Death Script & the Needed Trigger for Next Step-Pakistan

By Sibel Edmonds

I decided to go ahead and write a fairly quick commentary on why the question of ‘why and why now’ keeps pointing to Pakistan as the next probable occupation target for our never-dying neocon objective-makers. Continue

"Pink Crime"
Criminal Criminology

By Lawrence Davidson

Enough with the double standards already! Go after the big time crooks, at home and abroad, who have the capacity to intimidate and manipulate our own governments. When it comes to that category of criminals one place to look is Israel. Continue

Where Are the Christian Churches When We Need Them Most?

By Mark R. Crovelli

The Christian churches must do their best to stop Christians from killing and robbing other people. One shudders to think that the Christian Churches even need to be reminded of something as fundamental as this. Continue

The Establishment Eliminates A Threat

By Paul Craig Roberts

Whether innocent or guilty, Strauss-Kahn has been framed in advance of his trial. Continue

We're Not Broke, Just Twisted:
Unnecessary Austerity, Unnecessary Shutdown

By Chuck Collins, Alison Goldberg, Scott Klinger, Sam Pizzigati

Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation's largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures. Continue

At least 27 killed in protests across Syria: The child and 10 others were killed in the central city of Homs while another 10 died in the town of Maaret al-Naaman, located near the western city of Idlib, the activists said.
US Kills 6 People In Pakistan: An unmanned U.S. drone missile strike in the Taliban-controlled North Waziristan province of Pakistan has killed at least six "suspected" militants on Friday, according to local officials.
One killed as US consulate cars attacked in Pakistan: US Embassy spokesman Alberto Rodriguez announced Friday morning that the bomb exploded near two US consulate cars that were travelling on University Road in Peshawar, the Associated Press reported.
Pakistan: Military denies Wikileaks report of army chief's support of drone use: The published US state department cables saying Kayani supported the use of drones operated by the CIA where Pakistan was battling Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants in the tribal areas.
WikiLeaks Pakistan Papers: Today Dawn is carrying the first set from a huge cache of cables, and will continue to publish them in the following days. Dawn’s extensive coverage will include publication of the actual cables as well as specially commissioned stories around them. All cables referenced are available for viewing in their original form on
Pakistan province rejects US aid: Official: Pakistan's biggest province has cancelled six aid agreements with the United States in protest over the secret US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, its law minister said on Friday
China Gives Pakistan 50 Fighter Jets: Mr. Gilani’s visit to Beijing served as a pointed reminder of Pakistani suggestions that the government might seek to recalibrate relations with the United States, using China to offset what many here view as an overdependence on Washington.
Pakistani PM: Pak-China trade to hit US$15 billion in 2 years: “Our trade at the moment is nine billion U.S. dollars, we want to enhance it to 15 billion U.S. dollars with the expansion of two years, and this is doable. We are moving in the right direction," said Gilani
RAF bombs Libyan warships - video: Ministry of Defence footage shows British planes, as part of a Nato-led campaign, sinking Gaddafi's ships in Libya
Anybody listening? Libya Offers To Pull Troops From Cities: The government of Col. Moammar Gadhafi will pull its forces out of Libyan cities if NATO ends airstrikes and rebels also pull back, a spokesman said Thursday.
Russia calls for international peace-making in Libya: - Russia called on Friday for U.N. and African Union peace-making to stem violence in war-torn Libya, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
African migrants fleeing Libya in distress: Thousands of migrant workers who fled fighting in Libya are stranded in a remote desert town in northern Chad, in what an international aid group warned Friday could become a humanitarian catastrophe.
'US strategy centers on stealing Mideast oil, gas': "9/11 was the pretext for them to go out and steal as much gas as you want. If you look at where they are using military force, it's where there is oil and gas," Francis A. Boyle told Press TV's U.S. Desk on Thursday.
Battle for Arctic oil intensifies as US sends Clinton to polar summit: WikiLeak cables show fears that Arctic resources rivalry could lead to military conflict between Nato and Russia
Violence 'used to force Shia out' of Sunni kingdom: Island state's ruling elite are set on a campaign of persecution, say religious leaders. Our writer on a nation divided
Bahrain visit: Cameron embraces tyranny: As President Obama tells the Middle East to embrace democracy, the Prime Minister welcomes Bahrain's Crown Prince to Britain
Israeli troops shoot Gazan protesters: Hundreds of Palestinians and pro-Palestinian activists were holding an anti-Israeli march near the border fence when the shooting occurred.
Obama granted Netanyahu a major diplomatic victory: After Obama accepted Netanyahu's demands, the PM now cannot be apathetic to the U.S. president's proposal for 1967 borders.
Netanyahu: 1967 borders can't be defended: Netanyahu said such a withdrawal would jeopardize Israel's security and leave major West Bank settlements outside Israeli borders.
Obama to aides: Netanyahu will never do what it takes to achieve Mideast peace: Comment reported in New York Times comes amid growing tensions between Washington and Jerusalem over the U.S. President's backing of a Palestinian state within 1967 borders.
Israel approves 1,500 illegal squater homes in occupied east Jerusalem: NGO: President Mahmud Abbas's spokesman, "The decision of the Israeli government... is the immediate Israeli response to President Obama's speech," Nabil Abu Rudeina told AFP.
Former Netanyahu Aide Leaked Secret Nuclear Project with U.S.: PM leaves for Washington in shadow of two diplomatic crises – one with the United States that revolves around Netanyahu's former national security adviser Uzi Arad, the other with Russia
Yemeni president calls for early elections: Yemen's embattled president snubbed a U.S.-backed Gulf Arab plan to remove him from power and instead called Friday for new elections — a move unlikely to end the months of mass street protests demanding his ouster.
Inspired by Arab Protests, Spain's Unemployed Rally for Change: Thousands of demonstrators are occupying squares in major cities across Spain, protesting high unemployment and lack of opportunities for youth, ahead of municipal elections on Sunday. Many of them say they've been inspired by similar protests across the Arab world.
Live Video- Protest In Spain
Patriot Act Extension Agreement Reached By Congressional Leaders: From its inception, the law's increased surveillance powers have been criticized by liberals and conservatives alike as infringements on free speech rights and protections against unwarranted searches and seizures.
Gerald Celente -- 'Gold standard won't save US' : Steve Forbes is championing a return to a gold standard in five years time. Will that help the slumping American economy though? Gerlad Celente of the Trends Research Institute says no.

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