Posts Tagged ‘air strikes’

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) takes questions on the Federal [sic] Reserve, fiat money and U.S. imperialism in the wake of his most recent book, End the Fed, on al Jazeera’s (AJE) “The Riz Khan Show” (22:25):

Part One (10:55):

Part Two (11:30):

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U.S. pushes ‘rule of law’ and accountability in Africa as Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, etc. enjoy the sunshine; U.S. bribed Afghan witnesses against teenager detainee; Afghans protests most recent U.S. air raid which killed three children; Ha’aretz calls out Israel’s morality for stealing Palestinian homes; Goldman Sachs has a second consecutive quarter of record-setting profits on the back of the rest of us; and more… (more…)

C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of a program from 2001 until the his first day that was kept from Congress, revealing the C.I.A. withheld information from, misled, and deliberately lied to the Congress. (more…)

John Pilger interviewed by Amy Goodman at Democracy Now!, discussing coverage of the coup in Honduras in contrast with that of the Iran election, the Gaza Massacre, Obama’s warfare stimulus to expand the American Empire. (more…)

Obama drafting executive order for prolonged, indefinite detention; A ridiculously tragic Gitmo story from Andy Worthington; Spain greatly curbs “universal jurisdiction” law to protect U.S torturers; Gareth Porter on the B.S. report from the U.S. military “investigation into the Farah Massacre it carried out May 4; Torture in Israel; Sheldon Richman on healthcare, democracy, and American politics; and more… (more…)

Obama drone strike kills 65 at a funeral in Pakistan; Another man released from Gitmo; International collaborators look to attack “tax havens” like Switzerland; The Ayatollah’s tactics to crush dissent are biting him in the ass; Russia supports East Jerusalem as a Palestinian capital; Cigarettes, whiskey, and wild money in the life of the world’s oldest man; and more… (more…)

Jeremy Scahill discusses international affairs with Bill Moyers on PBS last Friday night saying, “It’s time to take off our Obama T-shirts…. The fact is that this man is governing over a policy that is killing a tremendous number of civilians.” (more…)

The Af-Pak War losing support, ex-Gitmo detainee speaks out, Clinton and Israel threaten Iran, North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 yrs. of hard labor, two-state solution at ‘the top of Obama’s agenda’ SCOTUS shoots down gays in the military, and a 55-hour erection. (more…)

Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, demands ‘real accountability’ for the U.S.-led coalition’s mounting death toll of Afghan civilians — notably the May attack on Farah that killed 130-140 civilians, including up to 95 children where the U.S. military concedes to making ‘significant errors’. (more…)