Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

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A flotilla of activists and politicians carrying humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, in defiance of the U.S.-Israel-Egypt unlawful blockade, were attacked by the Israeli Navy. Israel Army Radio reports up to 16 have been killed. Others report up to 20.

The BBC reports (7:54):

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The proposed end to Israeli occupation of the West Bank is a NATO occupation of 40,000 troops.

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Turkey and Brazil have accepted Iran’s offer to swap uranium and enhance transparency beyond the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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Greek democracy—a very loooong history, a very short future.

What is next for them—and us (17:40):

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The economic war being waged against Greece, the E.U.—and North America! (40:07):

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Despite international law, basic morality and international wink-wink rhetoric to the contrary, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has approved the construction of 25 new housing units in an Israeli occupied West Bank settlement.

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Historian and writer Tariq Ali and Professor Noam Chomsky speak in London 29 October 2009 on U.S. hypocrisy toward Iran,  U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Israeli occupation of Palestine, the U.S. role as Israel’s enabler and ‘mafia godfather’, Palestinian leadership’s ‘collaboration’ with the U.S. and Israel against a ‘solution’, international law, the hopes for peace in the near future and the double game the Obama Administration plays with its rhetoric and contrary actions. Mr. Ali begins speaking around the 7:00 mark, Prof Chomsky around the 21:00 mark and a Q&A follows where he suggests a “no-state solution” as “the best solution for the whole world”. (1:57:40):

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Police in Istanbul, Turkey fired tear gas and broke out the hose on anti-globalization protesters of the annual World Bank and International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) meetings.

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At a G-20 meeting, Europe focuses on bankster bonuses as the U.S. urges for reserves increase.

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