Posts Tagged ‘Hillary Clinton’

Monday morning, planned settlement expansion began execution.

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With 70,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, President Obama yesterday dropped his 2009 pledge to remove all combat troops before September, extending the target date 15 months, Gareth Porter reported today at Inter Press Services. The drawdown is intended by the Administration to leave 50,000 ‘residual troops’ indefinitely, but investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill notes the so-called “withdrawal” is a replacement of combat troops with ‘private’ mercenary firms. Earlier today, he spoke with Amy Goodman at Democracy Now! (11:48):

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The controversial article which led to today’s resignation by the top commander in Afghanistan and David Petraeus as his replacement is discussed as if it was a celebrity gossip column. It actually makes the substantive case that the occupation of Afghanistan is regressively destructive.

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In March, U.S. military intelligence was alerted that the alleged Taliban leader and bin Laden ally was in the captivity of the Pakistan government, Brad Thor reports. The truth probably depends on how you define the government of Pakistan.

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At Democracy Now!, Prof. Normal Finkelstein discusses the comments of Israeli President Binyamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at this week’s annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington, D.C. where Israel reaffirmed its defiance of international law and basic decency with the U.S. reaffirming its unconditional allegiance with the criminal Israeli government.

Prof. Finkelstein also discusses his new book on the Gaza Massacre of 2009-10, the expansion of illegal U.S. aid too Israel as a reward for slaughtering and occupying Palestinians, interprets objective analysis of international law regarding Israel’s crimes and American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein—the documentary on his life. For the record, I’m one of those who told Prof. Finkelstein the film is an extremely accurate description of him and recommend any moral agent to watch it.

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Former C.I.A. analyst Ray McGovern’s article at AntiWar.com sums the strongly reported ties between the U.S. government and Jundallah, a Balochi separatist group dubbed as a terrorist organiztation, in light of the Iranian government’s arrest of its leader.

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