Category Archives: Yemen

The killing of Awlaki’s 16-year-old son

The conclusion from this article is clear: Obama is a state terrorist, and is worse than Bush. Here’s Greenwald’s punch line (or paragraph):  Every now and then it’s worth pausing to reflect on how often we talk about the killing … Continue reading

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Al-Awlaki: Obama’s Murder

Al-Awlaki: Obama’s Murder from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein If Barack Obama is going to bring the act of targeted killing to its acme during his presidency and take all the political credit, as questionable as … Continue reading

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Anwar al-Awlaki’s extrajudicial murder

Anwar al-Awlaki’s extrajudicial murder by Michael Ratner 1 person liked this   This article originally appeared in The Guardian: Is this the world we want? Where the president of the United States can place an American citizen, or anyone else for that matter, living … Continue reading

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The due-process-free assassination of U.S. citizens is now reality

The due-process-free assassination of U.S. citizens is now reality from Glenn Greenwald by Glenn Greenwald 90 people liked this (updated below) It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President … Continue reading

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Censorship of Civilian Casualties in the US

AL JAZEERA COLUMN: Censorship of Civilian Casualties in the US from Ted Rall’s Rallblogby Ted Rall 1 person liked this US mainstream media and the public’s willful ignorance is to blame for lack of knowledge about true cost of wars. … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/27/11: Beheading maids in Saudi Arabia

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Monday, June 27 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Beheading maids in Saudi Arabia from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Fear and repression in GCC countries … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/24/11: Tomgram: Jonathan Schell, The War on the Word “War” from TomDispatch – Blog by Jonathan Schell

INDEX (stories follow) You Can Go Home Now from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Obama announces a partial withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, June 24 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Key … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/20/11: Gates: Winding down the Wars

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Thieves and occupiers from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Bahrain Update from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/17/11: Robert Gates, America’s Dagan, Prevented U.S. Attack on Iran

INDEX (stories follow) Women to Protest Driving Ban in Saudi Arabia from Informed Comment by Juan 1 person liked this Despite its vast oil wealth and the measures the kingdom has taken to buy off potential dissidents, Saudi Arabia is nevertheless not completely … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/15/11: In a pure coincidence, Gaddafi impeded U.S. oil interests before the war

INDEX (stories follow)  The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Wednesday, June 15  from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Pakistan Arrests CIA Informants in Bin Laden Case  from Informed Comment by Juan The truth about how CIA got Bin Laden is now … Continue reading

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