Friday, 21 October 2011

Gaddafi's Last Words
As Rebels Dragged Him Through Street


Gaddafi is alive and talking in the video footage. Continue

Clinton on Qaddafi: "We Came, We Saw, He Died"


Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared a laugh with a television news reporter moments after hearing deposed Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi had been killed. Continue

Gaddafi Death: Envoy Slams 'Sadistic' Triumphalism


“The faces of the leaders of ‘world democracies’ are so happy, as if they remembered how they hanged stray cats in basements in their childhoods,” Continue

The Son of Africa Claims a Continent’s Crown Jewels

By John Pilger

With Libya secured, an American invasion of the African continent is under way. Continue

The End Of History

 By Paul Craig Roberts

 Now that the CIA’s proxy army has murdered Gadhafi, what next for Libya?

How The West won Libya
They are fighting over the carcass as vultures.

By Pepe Escobar

We also know that change the world can believe in will be the day NATO enforces a no-fly one over Saudi Arabia to protect the Shi'ites in the eastern province. Continue

Gaddafi A Revolutionary Spirit

By Professor Idris Samawi Hamid

He died while valiantly fighting in defence of Libya against the combined forces of NATO and Wahhabi reactionarism Continue

Lion of Africa Killed in Combat

By Gerald A. Perreira

The battle is not over – this struggle continues and with greater impetus following the martyrdom of our leader. The Muammar Qaddafi that I knew would not want us to mourn him but rather to organize and carry forward his mission. And make no mistake, as your empire crumbles, our day will come in his name. Continue

Engineering Consent For Future Military Actions
Qaddafi Is Gone But Other U.S. Foes Remain

By Associated Press

Even with the demise of the Libyan dictator, plus Osama bin Laden, Iraq's Saddam Hussein and Serbia's Slobodan Milosevic, there are still autocrats around the world hostile to the U.S., notably in Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea and Iran. Continue

U.S. May Have Concealed Deterrent Aim of Iranian Plan

By Gareth Porter

Arbabsiar's mission may have been to arrange for surveillance of and contingency plans for targets to be hit in the event that Iran is attacked by the United States or Israel. Continue

Is Bank of America Headed for the Glue Factory?

By Mike Whitney

Why is Bank of America moving derivatives from Merrill Lynch to an insured subsidiary? Continue

EU Bank Failures Will Crash Wall Street — Again
8 warnings for Washington and Occupiers

By Paul B. Farrell

Soon the Occupation will explode into a new American Revolution. Continue

Who Do These Guys Work For?
US Lawmakers Reject Canada Drug Purchases


The US Senate Thursday rejected a measure that would have enabled Americans to buy prescription drugs in Canada in a bid to reduce the costs of their health care. Continue

Occupy Wall Street: Fear vs. Fair

By Douglas Forbes

Thomas Jefferson said, "When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty." Continue

Pakistan: 37 killed in cross-border fire Friday: At least three soldiers and up to 34 militants were killed yesterday in a gunbattle in Pakistan’s restive tribal district of Khyber along the Afghan border, officials said. The fighting erupted when Pakistan’s paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) launched a search operation in the Malik din Khel area of Khyber.
Pak will pay very big price for terror safe havens: Clinton: United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday gave a stern warning to Pakistan that the country will pay a "very big price" if it continued to allow its territories to be used as safe havens for terrorists who have crossed the border to attack Americans and Afghans.
Is U.S. Set to Invade Pakistan?: American soldiers have launched a major operation this week that has seen hundreds of US and Afghan troops mass near Afghanistan’s eastern border with Pakistan, raising suspicions over a possible unilateral military strike in North Waziristan.
Pakistan Army Chief warns US, flexes nuke muscle : Video - Pakistan Army Chief General Kayani warned US and said Pakistan is a nuclear power and cannot be compared to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Clinton says US officials met with Haqqanis: US secretary of state says summer meeting with Haqqani representatives was set up to "see if they would show up".
US blast kills 10 Afghan civilians: A US rocket has struck a residential area in war-torn Afghanistan, claiming the lives of at least 10 Afghan civilians Press TV reports.
Afghans Allegedly Forced Onto Mined Roads: Villagers say that Afghan troops, along with several American mentors, forced civilians to march ahead of soldiers on roads where the Taliban were believed to have planted bombs and landmines.
Syria unrest: 'At least 13' die in protests: At least 13 people were killed across Syria after protesters returned to the streets following Friday prayers, activists said. Most of the deaths were in the central city of Homs, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Moscow slams Western draft resolution on Syria: The Western draft resolution on Syria could provoke a Libyan scenario in the country, Russian Prime Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
AU: 10 soldiers killed, 2 missing in Somalia fight: Spokesman Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda said Friday that casualties occurred when AU soldiers took the last neighborhood held by Somali insurgents in Mogadishu on Thursday. Two soldiers were missing and an armored vehicle had been burned, he said.
Somali Shebab rebels show dozens of dead AU peacekeepers: - Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels displayed "over 70" dead bodies outside Mogadishu Thursday, that they claimed were African Union peacekeepers killed in battle.
Three killed as Yemeni forces, tribesmen clash: At least three people were killed on Thursday when fighting broke out in northern districts of the Yemeni capital between President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s troops and forces loyal to tribal leader Sadeq Al-Ahmar, sources and media reports said.
Saleh Wants “Guarantees” to Quit: As he announced his agreement to resign, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh called on the the United States, Europe and Persian Gulf Arab states to give him unspecified guarantees.
U.S. troops to leave Iraq by year's end: "I can report as promised the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year," Obama said. "After nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over." U.S. troops in Iraq "will definitely be home for the holidays," he said.
Turkey sends 10,000 troops to Iraq border: The Turkish military dispatched about 10,000 troops to the border with northern Iraq yesterday as part of its largest offensive against Kurdish militants for three yearsTurkey and Iran to co-operate against PKK: Foreign ministers of two countries join hands against Kurdish fighters as Turkey resumes offensive for second day..
Turkey and Iran to co-operate against PKK: Foreign ministers of two countries join hands against Kurdish fighters as Turkey resumes offensive for second day.
US drones bombed Libya more than Pakistan: President Obama will tell you that America’s involvement in the Libyan conflict does not constitute an act of war. In the meantime, however, US drones have conducted nearly triple the amount of airstrikes in Libya than they have in Pakistan, despite lacking congressional approval.
Gaddafi burial delayed amid calls for probe: Slain leader's body to be kept in cold storage before secret burial as UN calls video of his last moments "disturbing".
Disquiet grows over how Gaddafi met his end: Two videos taken on mobile phones appeared to show him captured bloodied but still alive and then lynched by his captors.
Report: US drone, French jet fired on Gaddafi convoy: A US drone and a French fighter jet fired shots on a convoy believed to be carrying Moamer Gaddafi shortly before his death, a defence source told Fox News on Thursday.
U.N. warns against extrajudicial killings: -- The use of unnamed drones and raids into countries not parties to war, like Yemen and Pakistan, are problematic, a U.N. expert on extrajudicial killings said.
‘High-class terrorists running US, UK and France’: “This is just the beginning and part of global regime change. This means orange alert for Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador and definitely red alert for Syria and Iran. This is the kind of democracy US, France and Britain want for the whole world,” he concluded.
In Tripoli, Libya's Interim Leader Says He Is Quitting: Mahmoud Jibril, a U.S.-educated economist who helped persuade NATO members to launch their Libya campaign last March, announced in an interview with TIME that he was quitting — potentially leaving Libya in a perilous state of limbo.
Hezbollah chief Nasrallah: Next war with Israel will start in Tel Aviv: Hassan Nasrallah says Hezbollah has 'many surprises' that will change the face of the region in a future war.
Guatemala leader apologises for 1954 CIA coup: Colom, said on Thursday the coup was a "crime [against] the Guatemalan society committed by the CIA and Guatemalans with bad intentions".
Former Guantánamo Prisoner Speaks Out on Lawsuit Seeking Bush’s Arrest in Canada for Torture: Four men who say they were tortured in U.S. prisons during the Bush administration will lodge a private prosecution today against the former president in a Canadian provincial court.
US Military sexual assault and rape 'epidemic': One in three female soldiers are raped during their US military service.
U.S. Bank Credit Risk Climbs After Goldman Sachs Loss Exceeds Estimates: Credit-default swaps on U.S. banks climbed on concern that the slowing economy was weighing on financial institutions’ balance sheets after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) reported its second quarterly loss in 12 years.
Australia: Protesters arrested as chaos descends on CBD: Riot police have stormed the Occupy Melbourne camp, arresting protesters at City Square on a chaotic day in Swanston Street, with the city still blocked.
U.S. Bank Credit Risk Climbs After Goldman Sachs Loss Exceeds Estimates: Credit-default swaps on U.S. banks climbed on concern that the slowing economy was weighing on financial institutions’ balance sheets after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) reported its second quarterly loss in 12 years.
50% of All US Workers Made Less than $26,000 in 2010: The number of millionaires increased by about 20 percent.
Top banks accused of colluding on ATM fees: A New Jersey man sued Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo on Wednesday on behalf of ATM users, accusing the banks of colluding to fix the fees they charge customers to withdraw money.
Wall Street protests force Cantor to cancel economic speech: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) abruptly canceled an economic address Friday at the University of Pennsylvania after learning that the event could be flooded with protesters aligned with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Occupy Cincinnati protesters arrested: About two dozen Occupy Cincinnati protesters were arrested overnight at Piatt Park after refusing to leave, according to Cincinnati police.
More arrests coming for Wall St. protesters, Bloomberg says: Mayor Bloomberg announced this morning that the city is going to take a hard line with demonstrators making camp in Lower Manhattan after going easy on the throngs for weeks
'I'd do it again,' says police commander filmed pepper spraying the faces of women at Occupy Wall Street protest: The police commander whose over-zealous use of pepper spray on Occupy Wall Street protesters was caught on video believes he used the correct amount of force and 'would do things the same way' if given a second chance.
Oakland orders Occupy protesters to leave plaza: Oakland officials Thursday night ordered protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement to vacate Frank Ogawa Plaza outside City Hall, where hundreds of people have lived since Oct. 10 in an elaborate tent city complete with a kitchen, a school and a medical tent.


Thursday,  October 20, 2011
Video: Muammar Gaddafi Killed in Gun Battle

NTC military chief says toppled leader died of wounds following capture near his hometown of Sirte. Continue

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Obama's Imperial Arrogance

By Stephen Lendman

The business of America is war. Washington has a permanent war policy. Republicans and Democrats perpetuate it. Continue

The Killing of Awlaki’s 16-year-old Son

By Glenn Greenwald

Two weeks after the U.S. killed American citizen Anwar Awlaki with a drone strike in Yemen — far from any battlefield and with no due process — it did the same to his 16-year-old son. Continue

'One Super-corporation Runs the Global Economy'

By Rob Waugh

A University of Zurich study 'proves' that a small group of companies - mainly banks - wields huge power over the global economy. Continue

U.S. Capital Richer Than Silicon Valley
Federal Employee Compensation Averages More Than $126,000

By Frank Bass and Timothy R. Homan -

Inequality is on display in Washington as well. In the District of Columbia, almost 11 percent of the city’s population qualifies as “very poor,” meaning they make less than half the poverty rate. Continue

US kill 26 people in Somalia: Somali military officers said a US drone carried out attacks Thursday morning near the Taabto and Bilis Qooqani districts in southern Somalia, resulting in the casualties.
France begins withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: "The zones that we are in charge of will be handed over to the Afghan army."
Afghan security to cost $5 bn a year after pullout: Kabul: A fully fledged Afghan national security force, including army and police, will cost about $5 billion a year after international combat forces pull out in 2014, the Afghanistan defence minister told reporters on Tuesday. Britain’s ambassador in Kabul William Patey has said Afghanistan may need financial support until 2025
Backpack drone a "magic bullet" for U.S. troops?: According to the British newspaper The Times, U.S. troops will soon be able to deploy the Switchblade, a miniature drone that can be stored in a backpack and offer a new method to locating and killing enemy targets.
Obama drones kill citizens: Where’s the law?: If “we continue to justify such practices in only the vaguest of terms, we should expect other countries to take them up, and almost certainly in ways we will not find to our liking.” Killer drones are being built and perfected in many countries in the world, and not only by our friends.
‘NATO has bombed Libya back to Stone Age’: Former MI5 agent Annie Machon says that the US wants to reinforce the myths that public has been told about NATO’s ‘humanitarian’ intervention, while Libya is being bombed beyond the point of no return.
Libyan leaders grapple with growing discontent among wounded: - Libya's interim leaders came under increasing scrutiny on Wednesday from fighters who accuse them of not doing enough for combat-wounded troops dying of treatable injuries in the field and languishing in crowded hospitals.
Son of Stuxnet? Researchers Warn of Impending Cyber Attack: A new computer virus using "nearly identical" parts of the cyber superweapon Stuxnet has been detected on computer systems in Europe and is believed to be a precursor to a new Stuxnet-like attack, a major U.S.-based cyber security company said today.
Moody's Just Made 16 More Huge Downgrades In Spain: Moody's Investors Service downgraded nine Spanish regions, two Basque provinces, and five government-related entities, a day after it downgraded Spanish sovereign debt.
Citigroup to Pay Millions to Close Fraud Complaint: Citigroup on Wednesday agreed to pay $285 million to settle a civil complaint by the Securities and Exchange Commission that it had defrauded investors
No more, BofA! Church divests $3M : San Jose churches, organizations and residents are divesting millions of dollars from big banks due to their unethical policies and practices.
A long, steep drop for Americans' standard of living: Not since at least 1960 has the US standard of living fallen so fast for so long. The average American has $1,315 less in annual disposable income now than at the onset of the Great Recession.
Americans paid more for gas and food last month: When they can least afford it, Americans are paying more to drive to work, if they have a job, or to feed their families, government data showed Wednesday.

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