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By James Cogan:
An unprecedented controversy has erupted in Australia over the charging of three special forces’ commandos on September 29 for the killing of five children in Afghanistan in early 2009. Just weeks after an election, in which the conflict barely rated a mention, blanket justifications for the Afghan war, and civilian deaths at the hands of Australian troops, have been thrust to the centre of political life.

No Civilisation Has Lasted For Ever; No Power Has Achieved All It Desired Dr. S.M. Rahman The reactionary power propensity represented by Bushes, Dick Cheneys, Rumsfelds, whom Robert Jensen in his article ‘N-Weapon abolition requires death of US empire (Dissident Voice, reproduced in the Nation, June 20, 2010) describes as Reckless Hawks, compared to Obama, […]

By: Khalil Nouri Observers were split over the insubordination and mocking comments by General McChrystal and his staff towards the Vice President, senior Whitehouse officials, and Mr. Obama that was recently published in an article by a Rolling Stones Magazine writer. Some viewed this as an unimportant matter and thus we should have proceeded with […]

A Well Orchestrated Defaming Campaign By Dr. Raja Muhammad Khan “The allegations are baseless,” Pakistan and its security setup, perhaps thought this brief, succinct, and patent elucidation enough in response to the 22 pages, Matt Waldman’s research report on, “The Sun in the Sky: The relationship between Pakistan’s ISI and Afghan Insurgents,” published by Crisis […]

Obama traded Iraqi oil for China’s Iran sanctions vote at UN By Wayne Madsen ANKARA June 12-14, 2010 – (Special Dispatch) In what may not come as welcome news for those who believe American soldiers were sent to invade Iraq in order to secure Iraq’s oil for the United States, there is even worse news […]

By Dr. Haider Mehdi “Speaking early this month at the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, Obama mock-threatened the boyband idolized by his daughters with those words: “Boys – don’t get any ideas. Two words for you: Predator drones. You will never see it coming.” The audience applauded the President’s crude, cruel and coarse humor […]

Commerce, Conquest and Colonization By Dr. S.M. Rahman USA, viewed dispassionately, was a beacon of hope for the oppressed world. Its great leaders like Abraham Lincoln, whom President Obama identifies with, was a people-oriented statesman, whose relentless struggle to eliminate the menace of racial discrimination is indeed quite laudable. The black leader Martin Luther King […]

Kill One, Ten Will Replace Him Operation in North Waziristan will not eliminate terrorism By Brig Asif Haroon Raja War on terror against Muslims was the brainchild of Zionist Jews and Neo-Cons and executed by George W. Bush administration. The war was fought by US led coalition forces and Pakistan security forces and counseled and […]

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE, AND HOW By Dr. Alan Sabrosky The opening moves in the reaction to the Israeli interception of the first wave of the Gaza flotilla have now been made. Israel visibly underestimated the international response to its attack and the casualties it inflicted. Widespread condemnation ensued almost everywhere, many Americans became […]

By Jeff Gates Why kill Anwar al-Awlaki, an American who inspired the Times Square Fizzler and advised the Crotch Bomb Sizzler? This Islamic preacher is “out there.” No doubt about it. So is Christian preacher John Hagee. Hagee promises his flock a Rapture that will beam them up to Heaven. But not just yet. First […]

“WE CAN KILL ANYONE, ANYWHERE FOR ANY REASON…ARE YOU LISTENING PRESIDENT OBAMA” By Gordon Duff When Israel sent 27 Mossad agents to a 5 star hotel in Dubai to murder Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a minor Hamas figure, it had nothing to do with Hamas or Dubai.  It was a warning to President Obama and anyone else […]

INDIA IS THE PROBLEM; NOT A SOLUTION By Moin Ansari It has been a tumultuous week in which the United States Administration officials have played good cop and bad cop–with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blowing hot and Barack Obama blowing cold over Pakistan. US President Barack Obama on Wednesday fell into the Democratic Party […]