Thursday, 8 December 2011

Iran Airs Footage of Downed US Drone


The Iranian Army's electronic warfare unit downed the US RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft which was flying over the Iranian city of Kashmar, some 140 miles (225km) from the Afghan border. Continue

War On Iran Has Already Begun.
Act Before It Threatens All Of Us

By Seumas Milne

Escalation of the covert US-Israeli campaign against Tehran risks a global storm. Opposition has to get more serious. Continue

George Galloway On Iran Attack


George points out to a caller how Iran will respond to an attack.

The Neocons Have Finally Snapped

By MJ Rosenberg

Not only are Obama, Panetta and Clinton anti-Semites, but they are, she writes, from the "classical" school. Continue

U.S. Congressman Peter King
A Dangerous New McCarthy?

By Azeem Ibrahim

It’s difficult to take King’s religious radicalization hearings seriously. Yet by holding them anyway, he could become the Joseph McCarthy of our time. Continue

CIA 'Secret Prison' Found in Romania

By The BBC

The CIA operated a secret prison in the Romanian capital Bucharest where terrorism suspects were "interrogated", an investigation by the Associated Press and German media has found. Continue

Death Sentence for the Monroe Doctrine
New Latin American and Caribbean Bloc Defies Washington

By Benjamin Dangl

Following the nightmarish decades of the Cold War, in which Washington propped up dictators and waged wars on Latin American nations, a new era has opened up. Continue

What Can Save The Euro?

By Joseph E Stiglitz

Growth is needed in order to save the euro, not sermons and homilies, says Nobel Prize-winning economist. Continue

Fix Was In: Bloomberg Mag Seconds a Scoop

By John Crudele

So, now do you believe me? The stock market was rigged. Continue

Obama: The “Trust-Buster” Who Never Busted a Trust

By Glen Ford

President Obama thinks he can win reelection by running the same hoax on his Democratic base as he did in 2008. Continue

Mom Shoots Children and Kills Self After Being Denied Food Stamps


In a final and violent act of desperation, a 38-year-old mother in Texas bombarded herself in a welfare office on Tuesday after being denied food stamps. She took her own life and shot her two children before the stand-off ceased. Continue

10 killed in Yemen : Militants linked to Al-Qaeda attacked an army post in an embattled southern province of Yemen but were driven back, leaving nine of their dead behind, officials said today.
Yemenis protest in thousands against Saleh loyalists in new cabinet: Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in the streets of the Yemeni capital today, chanting "no partnership with murderers", in reference to former regime loyalists that have been appointed to the newly formed unity government.
Nato commander in Afghanistan pushes for year pause in troop drawdown: The senior Nato commander in Afghanistan is pushing for a year-long pause in the drawdown of American troops from the country, risking a confrontation with the White House.
US ambassador faces legal threat after drone attack kills two boys: Activists in Pakistan have warned the US ambassador they intend to launch legal action against him and seek to have him charged over the alleged murder of two boys killed by a CIA drone strike.
Two Palestinians Killed In Israeli Attack On Gaza: At least two Palestinians traveling in a car hit by a rocket have died in an Israeli air raid on Gaza. The incident took place in one of the city's central streets, Omar el-Mujtar and according to witnesses it was a drone that released the rockets.
Israel's Useful Idiots: U.S. presidential candidates slam Obama's Israel, Iran policy at Republican Jewish Coalition: GOP presidential hopefuls accuse Obama administration of being soft on Iran and hard on Israel; Gingrich, Bachmann say would move U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Arab League seeks Iraqi mediation in Syria: The Arab League sought Iraq's help on Thursday in persuading Syria to allow observers on its soil as part of efforts to end unrest, as activists called for a civil disobedience campaign against the regime.
Protest in Libya capital against former rebels: Hundreds of residents and policemen in Tripoli protested jointly on Wednesday against former rebels who toppled Moamer Kadhafi but are still camping out in the capital and parading their weapons.
U.S. in talks to help rebuild Libyan military: "We'd like, for example, to begin having Libyan officers come to U.S. staff colleges," he said, adding that the United States could also sell Libya equipment and offer training.
Army, Islamists at loggerheads over constitution: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday accused the ruling military leaders of trying to "marginalise" parliament over the writing of a new constitution. The Islamic group has accused the military of dawdling on the promised power handover.
Egyptian generals insist on final say on new constitution: Egypt's ruling junta said on Wednesday that the parliament currently being elected in stages is not representative enough to draft a new constitution so it will have the final say itself.
Putin accuses U.S. of encouraging Russia election protests: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. authorities on Thursday of sponsoring the opposition in Russia and urged harsher punishments for those acting on orders from “foreign states.”
Russia says Georgia's entry to NATO could lead to war: Russia’s foreign minister has warned of a repetition of its 2008 war with Georgia if the South Caucasus state joins NATO.
Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee sees internal threats to military: Rep. Peter King on Wednesday cited “alarming new developments” that showed what he said was a rising and relatively unknown threat to American soldiers – terrorists who are infiltrating the U.S. military and increasingly targeting service members and their families.
Air Force dumped ashes of more troops’ remains in Va. landfill than acknowledged: The Air Force dumped the incinerated partial remains of at least 274 American troops in a Virginia landfill, far more than the military had acknowledged, before halting the secretive practice three years ago, records show.
Guatemala investigation yields 2,082 victims of US syphilis experiments, finds 6 survivors: A Guatemala investigation of a 1940s U.S. experiment that intentionally infected people in the Central American nation with sexually transmitted diseases says the number of victims is higher than previously thought.
Holder Suggests 'Fast and Furious' Guns Will Be Used in Crimes for 'Years to Come': Still, the top law enforcement official in the country conceded that, as a result of "Fast and Furious," guns lost by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives remain in the hands of criminals.
USA Police caught testing new City Spy Drones: Big Brother, Human Control its all coming to a City near you after secret video caught High ranking Officials Testing new City Spy UAV's.
The Global Crisis Reaches China: Unrest Spreads as Growth Stalls: China's leaders are currently contending with declining demand, rising debt and a real estate bubble. Some factories are laying off workers, suffering financial losses or even closing as orders from crisis-plagued Europe dry up.
Franco-British Fear of Reunification Coming True: In 1989, France’s Francois Mitterrand and Britain’s Margaret Thatcher maneuvered to block German reunification. Their concerns that the expanded nation would prove an irresistible force are now coming to pass.
German Politician: Euro Downgrade Is an American Plot: BrĂ¼derle is the chair of the FDP group in the German Bundestag. “I am no fan of conspiracy theories,” BrĂ¼derle told the German business daily Handelsblatt, “But sometimes it is hard to avoid the impression that some American ratings agencies and fund managers are working against the euro zone.”
'Goldman Sachs dictatorship - Hitler's dream' : Time is running out for Eurozone leaders to save the single currency, as they prepare for eleventh-hour talks in Brussels. Germany and France are pushing to change EU treaties, to create a fiscal union and introduce tougher budget rules
In Past Week Americans Pull The Most Money From Stock Market Farce Since US Downgrade: It will not surprise anyone that in the week in which the S&P rose by a whopping 8 points on absolutely nothing but more lies, rumors and innuendo, US retail investors pulled a whopping $6.7 billion from domestic equity funds:

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