Monthly Archives: March 2011

Linh Dinh: Heartwarming Massacres from Iraq to Libya

Though America is always engaged in several wars simultaneously, she really hates to make wars, so we’re told by each U.S. President. An American war is always humanitarian in aim and execution. We wage war not because we love to … Continue reading

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Guardian: US spy operation that manipulates social media

Military’s ‘sock puppet’ software creates fake online identities to spread pro-American propaganda The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda. … Continue reading

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Thomas C. Mountain: Bombing Libya: 1986 – 2011

In 1987 I was a member of the 1st US Peace Delegation to Libya. We went there to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the US bombing of Libya in 1986. In April 1986 US warplanes struck Tripoli at 2 am. … Continue reading

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Pakistan ~ Rare condemnation by PM, army chief: 40 killed in drone attack

A day after the release of CIA operative Raymond Davis (who may have been involved in targeting drone strikes) by way of Saudi-paid blood money to the families of the men he shot… A missile attack on a jirga of … Continue reading

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Juan Cole: Hatred against do-gooder American Muslims in Orange County

In mid-February, an outburst of anti-Muslim hatred and bigotry, promoted by dangerous nut cases like Pamela Geller and joined in by elected officials in Orange County, broke out as American Muslims meet to raise money for women’s shelters and the … Continue reading

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Your concern is touching…

After a month of silence, meely-mouthed soft-pedaling and selective outrage, NOW it’s suddenly time to take action in defense of democracy. How touching. And typical. Libya’s Hidden Wealth May Be Next Battle LONDON — As the battle for Libya rages … Continue reading

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Washington Post: After Iraq’s Day of Rage, a Crackdown on Intellectuals

BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces detained about 300 people, including prominent journalists, artists and lawyers who took part in nationwide demonstrations Friday, in what some of them described as an operation to intimidate Baghdad intellectuals who hold sway over popular … Continue reading

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