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News & Analysis Of The Ever-Widening Global War Of Terror

Paul Craig Roberts : Are You Ready for Nuclear War? – CounterPunch 8/19/08

 

Don’t Know Much About History – US studies empires of the past – Mother Jones 8/4/08

Lesson #1: They always fall.

 

Reinventing the Evil Empire  – Global Research 8/25/08

 

A Newer World Order – Dissident Voice 8/23/08

 

Making Money on a New Cold War – ConsortiumNews 8/23/08

 

The Eurasian Corridor: Pipeline Geopolitics and the New Cold War – Global Research 8/22/08

 

Blockades: Acts of War  – Global Research 8/18/08

 

Interactive Map – Mission CREEP: US Military Presence Worldwide – Mother Jones

  

Pentagon Opens New Spy Shop – Global Research 8/10/08

 

West Point: Combating Terrorism Center publications – Metafilter 8/8/08

 

Get Your War On, the animated series – BoingBoing 7/31/08

 

Vision 2015: Consolidation of Intelligence Into Global Intel Network – Global Research 8/6/08

 

Global Domination: The Missing Manual – Metafilter 8/5/08

 

As America Collapses US Government Secret Plans Revealed – Dprogram blog 5/21/08

Must read.

 

Land of Nukes and Noodles: North Korea Digs In Its Heels – Mother Jones 8/26/08

 

North Korea angry as S.Korea, U.S. start military drills (Reuters) – Yahoo 8/18/08 

 

US must share power in new world order, says Turkey’s controversial president – Guardian, UK 8/16/08

 

How Big Brother watches your every move – Telegraph, UK 8/17/08

In our ever-growing surveillance society, the average Briton is being recorded 3,000 times a week.

 

NEWS FROM THE COLD FRONT

 

 News Analysis: U.S. Sees Much to Fear in a Hostile Russia – NYTimes 8/22/08

 

Russia recognises South Ossetia, Abkhazia as independent (AFP)  – Yahoo 8/26/08

 

the day after the Russian parliament voted unanimously to ask Medvedev to do so 

 

Russia warns Moldova against “Georgian mistake” – Reuters 8/25/08

 

The Puppet Masters Behind Georgia President Saakashvili – The People’s Voice 8/21/08

 

Sheldon Richman : What About the Ossetians? – CounterPunch 8/26/08

 

Nuclear Chicken in Poland: Putin Can’t Afford to Back Down – Global Research 8/24/08

 

US Missiles in Poland – A Catastrophe in the Making – Times UK 8/16/08

“Donald Tusk, Poland’s Prime Minister, could not have chosen his words better when he told his countrymen: “We have crossed the Rubicon.” He was speaking after the signing of an agreement with America to base ten US interceptor missiles on Polish soil, ostensibly to protect the West against rogue states such as Iran. To clinch the deal, the US also agreed to boost Poland’s defence with Patriot missiles and to conclude a mutual defence treaty “in case of trouble”.”

 

Russians dig major fortifications in Georgia – USA Today 8/21/08

 

Syria: we’ll host Russian missile system  – Russia Today 8/21/08

 

US guided missile destroyer on way to Georgia – MParent 8/21/08

 

U.S.’ Gates dismisses Russian warnings to Poland (Reuters) – Yahoo 8/17/08

 

 

IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN & IRAN NEWS

 

White Paper Justifying Iraq War Written Three Months before Intel Report Arrived – Dissident Voice 8/26/08

 

U.N. says has evidence air strikes killed 90 Afghans (Reuters)  – Yahoo 8/26/08

 

Pentagon Plans to Send More Than 12,000 Additional Troops to Afghanistan – US News and World Report 8/19/08 

Gates Pushing Plan to Double Afghan Army – NYTimes 8/8/08

China begins work on $900 million power plant and agrees to develop oil field in southern Iraq – Azzaman 8/16/08

 

Private Contractors Have Banked $100 Billion Since Iraq Invasion – Mother Jones 8/12/08

 

KBR bans cell phone use, silences rape victims – Feministe 8/8/08

 

Auditors question Blackwater contracts – Raw Story 8/12/08

 

Are Contractors in War Zones Above the Law? – Alternet 8/7/08

“Numerous private civilian contractors have died in Iraq under KBR’s watch, yet the firm is immune from U.S. law. “

 

U.S. refuses Israel weapons to attack Iran: report (Reuters) – Reuters/Yahoo 8/12/08

 

Iran War: Armada of US and allied naval battle groups head for the Persian Gulf – Global Research 8/12/08

Rice on possible IDF Iran strike: U.S. has no veto over Israeli military ops – Haaretz, Israel 8/7/08

U.S. says further “punitive” steps against Iran needed (Reuters) – Reuters/Yahoo 8/6/08

Use of Iraq Contractors Costs Billions, Report Says – NYTimes 8/12/08

US, Iraqi forces wall off Sadr City – Raw Story 8/10/08

A Glossary of Iraq Euphemisms – American Prospect via MParent 8/6/08

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