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The Global War of Terror: US Plans for Global Dominance

“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.”  – Jeannette Rankin

Collapsing the Economy in the Buildup to World War III: 11 of the Most Important Economic Events of the Last 11 Years  – Chyco 11/21/08

This is the first time I’ve been linked to this site.  This is a very well written article, and I’m still delving into the links.  I see myself spending quite a bit of time here in the future. (Link fixed)

Debunked: Ten Conservative Myths About National Security – OurFuture.org 9/12/08

Will International Law Reach Bush? – Consortium News 9/21/08

The Prosecution for War Crimes of President Bush – Global Research 10/13/08

Democrats Cover Up Bush Era War Crimes – Global Research  11/18/08

A New Bretton Woods – Global Research 10/30/08

Bretton Woods II – A Roadmap – Merk Mutual Funds 11/11/08

New World Order: How Bretton Woods reshaped the world economy – BBC 11/14/08

What If US Collapses? Soviet Collapse Lessons Every American Needs To Know  – Madconomist 6/1/08

Bill Moyers Interviews former US Army Col. Andrew Bacevich – PBS 9/26/08

Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life

Fading American economic and military dominance: Lesser US role foreseen in 2025 – Global Research 11/20/08

FEMA  Executive Orders – The Forbidden Knowledge

 

OBAMA

The Foreign Policy of an Obama Administration – Global Research 11/12/08

Obama ‘to honour’ missile plans – BBC 11/8/08

US President-elect Barack Obama will go ahead with plans to build part of a missile defence system in Poland, Warsaw says

Obama versus Medvedev: Nuclear Standoff in New Europe – Global Research 11/9/08 

 

MOVES TO SOLIDIFY THE NORTH AMERICAN UNION

Canada seeks climate pact with USA – USA Today 11/6/08

New Agreement Plans for Canadian Military in U.S., and U.S. Military in Canada – The Progressive 11/17/08

“Defending the Homeland”, Major Counterterrorism Exercises: What Is NorthCom Up To? – Global Research 11/16/08

Chapter Eleven of NAFTA Remains a Threat to National Sovereignty – Global Research 10/22/08 

U.S.-Canada Military Plan Could Place Troops in Each Other’s Country – The Progressive 11/17/08

U.S. Missile Shield Destined for the Dustbin? – Global Research 11/18/08

 

US INTERVENTION IN OTHER COUNTRIES

Washington secretly authorized military raids on 20 countries since 2004 – Global Research 11/13/08

Secret Order Lets U.S. Raid Al Qaeda in Many Countries  – Global Research 11/11/08

The US Has 761 Military Bases Across the Planet, and We Simply Never Talk About It – Alternet 9/8/08

U.S. anti-terror covert ops – Global Research  11/18/08

Suit Charges U.S. Using Other Countries To Indefinitely Hold Terror Suspects – TP Muckraker 11/18/08

The ACLU is today filing a suit alleging that the Bush administration has asked other countries to hold terror suspects whom the U.S. lacks the evidence to charge.

Water the ‘new oil’ for US Army – Raw Story 10/8/08

Report: U.S. conducted secret ops in Pakistan, Syria – USA Today 11/9/08

Bush’s Last Bullet: Why the US Attacked Syria  – Global Research 11/7/08

Did the Raid Into Syria Signal the Death of International Law? – Alternet 10/30/08

If standard U.S. military doctrine claims any country can be declared “criminal” and lose its sovereignty, the answer is yes.

US military stages raid in Syria– Raw Story 10/27/08

US forces hit alleged smuggling network; Syria calls action ‘terrorist.’

U.S. Is Resupplying Lebanon’s Military – NYTimes 10/25/08

ECUADOR SAYS CIA INFILTRATED ITS MILITARY – Raw Story 10/31/08

Joint So. Korea, US military exercise – Raw Story 10/29/08

Abu Nidal, notorious Palestinian mercenary, ‘was a US spy’ – Independent, UK 10/25/08

US begins training Pakistani soldiers – Raw Story 10/23/08

Did the Secretary of Defense Threaten Russia and China? – Global Research 10/29/08

George C. Wilson : Perils of Pakistan: Will It Prove to be Obama’s Cambodia? – CounterPunch 11/18/08

Pakistan The Next US Target – Pakistan Daily via Uruknet 11/17/08

Italy PM argues state secrecy in CIA kidnap trial – Reuters 11/17/08

The letter dealt a potential blow to Italian prosecutors who are trying seven Italians and 26 Americans — the latter in absentia — for the alleged 2003 kidnap.  They are accused of seizing a terrorism suspect, Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, in broad daylight on the streets of Milan and flying him to Egypt, where he says he was tortured and held for years without charge. 

US ‘abandoned’ nuke in Greenland – Raw Story 11/10/08

The United States abandoned a nuclear weapon beneath the ice in northern Greenland following a crash in 1968, a BBC investigation has found.

US nuke sub surprises Japanese port – Raw Story 11/10/08

Japan has protested to the United States after a U.S. nuclear submarine made an unannounced visit to one of its ports Monday.

 

US EMPIRE & MILITARY STRATEGY

RAND Lobbies Pentagon: Start War To Save U.S. Economy  – PrisonPlanet 10/30/08

“According to reports out of top Chinese mainstream news outlets, the RAND Corporation recently presented a shocking proposal to the Pentagon in which it lobbied for a war to be started with a major foreign power in an attempt to stimulate the American economy and prevent a recession.”…”Reportedly, the RAND proposal brazenly urged that a new war could be launched to benefit the economy, but stressed that the target country would have to be a major influential power, and not a smaller country on the scale of Afghanistan or Iraq.”

US defense secretary expands pre-emptive war doctrine to include nuclear strikes – WSWS 10/30/08  

Bill and Kathleen Christison : The Making of Recent U.S. Middle East Policies: a New Study of Neocon Influence – CounterPunch 9/20/08

War and the Financial Crisis: Global Research’s Top 100 Stories – Global Research 10/6/08

Strange Liberators: Militarism, Mayhem, and the Pursuit of Profit – Global Research 10/3/08

How to Train Death Squads and Quash Revolutions from San Salvador to Iraq – Global Research 10/8/08

Wikileaks has released a sensitive 219 page US military counterinsurgency manual. The manual, Foreign Internal Defense Tactics Techniques and Procedures for Special Forces (1994, 2004), may be critically described as “what we learned about running death squads and propping up corrupt government in Latin America and how to apply it to other places”. Its contents are both history defining for Latin America and, given the continued role of US Special Forces in the suppression of insurgencies, including in Iraq and Afghanistan, history making. 

Arno J. Mayer : The US Empire will Survive Bush – CounterPunch 10/29/08

“A Second 9/11”: An Integral Part of US Military Doctrine  – Global Research 10/31/08

Timeline of US Policy Disasters. – Global Research 9/29/08

Howard Zinn: American Empire Is ‘Crumbling’ – Alternet 9/11/08

Conn Hallinan : The Return of U. S. Death Squads – CounterPunch 9/10/08

Empire and Imperialism and the USA – Global Research 9/8/08

Military or Market-Driven Empire Building: 1950-2008  – Global Research 4/29/08

American Culture and the Demise of Empire – Global Research 5/1/08 

 

US WEAPONS TECHNOLOGY

The Army’s Totally Serious Mind-Control Project  – Time 9/14/08 

Hiroshima: The Lost Photographs  – Design Observer

In a dispassionate and scientific style, the seven hundred and one photographs inside the suitcase catalogued a city seared by a new form of warfare. The origin and purpose of the photographs were a mystery to the man who found them that night. Now, over sixty years after the bombing of Hiroshima, their story can be told.

Horror Of US Depleted Uranium In Iraq Threatens World  – Rense 4/29/05

The New Technology of Repression – Consortium News 10/30/08

Seven Close Calls in the Nuclear Age – Mental Floss 10/24/08

The Threat of Nuclear War Grows – Global Research 11/4/08

An offer they couldn’t refuse: The CIA & Hollywood – Guardian, UK 11/14/08

The CIA is often credited with ‘advice’ on Hollywood films, but no one is truly sure about the extent of its shadowy involvement.

Big Brother: Radio frequency (RF) “Geolocation” of “Opponents” of the New World Order – Global Research 10/20/08

DARPA: Advanced video spying? – Raw Story 10/20/08

Real-time streaming video of Iraqi and Afghan battle areas taken from above.

Submersible airplane, another DARPA ‘gotta have’ – CNet 10/9/08

DARPA’s “Gandalf” project aims to hone in on cellphones and track ’em – EnGadget 10/8/08

DARPA contract sets its sights on autonomous, gear carrying robots – EnGadget 10/29/08

Bush Administration Committed War Crimes Against Prisoners, Reveals Physicians for Human Rights  – PrisonPlanet 11/4/08

Rape, Torture and Humiliation in Women’s Prisons: A Global State of Crisis – Alternet 9/23/08

Incarceration Nation: The Rise of a Prison-Industrial Complex – Dissident Voice 11/8/08

US: The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America – CorpWatch 10/14/08

US issues deadly robot choppers – Raw Story 11/11/08

 

PRISON CAMP UPDATES

Stephen Soldz : Guantánamo’s SERE Standard Operating Procedures – CounterPunch 10/13/08

Confessions of a former Guantánamo prosecutor – Salon 10/23/08

The inside story of a military lawyer who discovered stunning injustice at the heart of the Bush administration’s military commissions.

In Stunning Ruling, D.C. Judge Orders Release of Five Gitmo Prisoners – Alternet 11/20/08

Guantanamo prosecutor steps down – BBC 9/25/08

A US military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay has resigned over what defence lawyers say is a row over ethical concerns.

    

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