Posts Tagged ‘IPS’

The country with the most nuclear weapons is also the only country to use them—twice. President Barack Obama—who titled his 1983 undergraduate thesis at Columbia University, “Soviet Nuclear Disarmament”—is surpassing hypocrisy with his Energy Department expanding proliferation while bringing non-proliferation resolutions before the U.N. Security Council. Mr. Obama continues to enable Israel’s covert proliferation of nuclear weapons and the threat to use them against Iran’s international agency-safeguarded low-enrichment facilities for its nuclear energy program while repeating ‘demands’ at the compliant Iran. Matthew Cardinale reports at Inter Press Services (IPS).

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After a long march in defiance to Pak’s protest ban, Musharraf-ousted Chief Justice restored. (more…)

IPS: Under international law, including various UN Security Council resolutions, the settlements are built illegally on Palestinian land. Nevertheless Israeli settlement building on the West Bank has accelerated at an unprecedented rate in the last few years. (more…)

Jim Lobe, DC Bureau Chief for IPS, discusses Neo-Conservatism, Obama’s Middle East special adviser Dennis Ross and his co-founding of an Israel lobby (AIPAC) think-tank (WINEP), Iran, and the resurgence of the Arab League. (more…)

Gareth Porter discusses his article of quarrels between Obama, Gen. Petraeus, and the Pentagon. (more…)

Gareth Porter discusses his article of quarrels between Obama, Gen. Petraeus, and the Pentagon. Mr. Obama repeated his pledge to remove troops from Iraq, but the State Dept. is looking to replace Blackwater troops, who the Iraqi gov’t recently expelled. (more…)