Posts Tagged ‘Georgia’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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Russia plus its aid demands a base vital to the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan and imperial mobilization in Central Asia be shut down.

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The opposition movement claims the Parliament has been dissolved and over 100 are dead at the hands of Kyrgyz police. The government claims the amount is around 40. Reportedly, the main cause for the opposition is the corrupt, dictatorial government’s high taxation blocking the marketplace and skyrocketing utility bills. Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker, reporting from Bishkek, said Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the country’s president, has now fled the capital and relocated to the country’s south (5:43):

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Kevin Carson: “From the Golden Triangle of Indochina, to crack cocaine funding for the Contras, to the latest revelations about the CIA’s ties to Ahmed Wali Karzai’s opium operation, the story repeats itself like the leitmotif in a Wagnerian opera.”

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The E.U. report released October 1 concluded Georgia’s aggressive “shelling” of South Ossetia with the full backing of the Bush Administration was what prompted Russian response that led to the Five Day War in August 2008. The Obama Administration will continue enabling the tyrannical regime of President Mikhail Saakashvili.

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  • Teenage detainee released from Gitmo
  • C.I.A. report details new torure abuses including mock executions
  • Holder appoints special prosecutor to investigate torture in a limited limited probe
  • Obama was create a new rendition policy, continuing the Bush policy
  • McChrystal wants 45,000 more troops in Afghanistan
  • Israel increasing West Bank settlements
  • Pittsburgh wants 4,000 for the G-20 Summit in September (more…)

How Goldman Sachs bailed out Goldman Sachs with U.S. taxpayer dollars; U.S. Justice [sic] Dept.’s effort to probe torture abuse is one to validate torture; 59% of Pakistanis view the U.S. as their biggest threat; Israel vows to not evict unlawful Israeli settlers in the West Bank; China emulating the U.K.’s Big Brother surveillance program; NYC’s racist drug war; 84-year-old Ohio woman with Alzheimer’s slammed to the pavement by cop… (more…)

Pakistan Taliban denies U.S.-Pak reports its leader was killed; 54% of Americans oppose Afghan War; U.S. kills five Afghan cucumber farmers thinking they were loading munitions; ‘Iran unlikely to produce uranium for a nuke ’til at least 2013′, U.S. intel says; U.S. dollar hits ten-month low; Georgia and Russia continue ‘warlike rhetoric’; E.U. seizes Indian generics to compete on the market because of patents… (more…)

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…)

al-Qa’ida offers truce with the U.S. including no sacrifices of ‘our freedom’; U.K. seeks to mandate ‘Big Brother’ surveillance in private homes; Pentagon wants to accelerate production of new 30,000 pound ‘bunker buster’ bomb; Wall St. ‘reaping outsized profits’ from the Federal [sic] Reserve; Israel steals homes from 50 Palestinians for Jewish settlers and more… (more…)

U.S. Bailouts could near $24 trillion!; Israel to establish an “internet warfare team” to globally propagandize and combat Truth; A new “Obama interrogation unit” being considered; Obama’s Hitler Youth; Gitmo shutdown delayed by Obama; Is Afghanistan just a geopolitical strategy to continue intimidating Iran?; Israel rejects U.S. call to stop construction in the Palestinian territory of East Jerusalem; Georgia’s NATO ambitions ‘dead’; and more… (more…)

Lew Rockwell, Jr.: America ‘headed to national socialism’; Documents detailing Bush’s illegal wiretapping program released; Bush White House blocked three investigations of a 2001 massacre by a C.I.A.-backed Afghan warlord; Obama ‘colonizing Iraq’; More than 800 Uighurs reportedly killed in ethnic clashes with the Chinese gov’t; ‘Terror suspect’ contributing to Afghan society; Georgia and U.S. preparing to invade near Russian borders?; G-8 threatens Iran; Russian president unveils world currency coin; and more… (more…)

Kissinger calls Iran a ‘weak and small country with inherent limits’; Muslims and Han Chinese clash in Western China, killing 156+; G-8 to dictate radically tyrannical “green” policies; Fed economist warned of a collapse if interest rates didn’t raise in 2003;  Shanghai, HK, and Indonesia take steps away from dollar hegemony; India to steal more land from the poor to multinational corporations; Thomas Woods schools some mindless, so-called ‘progressive’ tyranny cheerleaders; and more… (more…)

Israel beats and tortures children; U.S. tries to spin mass murder of civilians in the Obama-led Farah Massacre; Democrats’ consent makes these Obama’s wars; Gleen Greenwald on “state secrets” and Obama’s rhetoric against secrecy conflicting; Iran protests continue despite orders from Supreme Leader to cease; John Dugard blasts Obama’s silence on the Gaza Massacre; Chicago Police to ‘celebrate’ 1968 brutality next week. (more…)