Posts Tagged ‘Nobel Peace Prize’

Malalai Joya on the Obama Administration’s coming Afghan Surge to escalate the U.S.-led occupation.

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How U.S. intervention in Colombia escalating its conflict with Venezuela.

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Robert Fisk discusses why he continues to cover the ‘great human tragedy’ of the Middle East from Beirut, the ‘irrelevance’ of Osama bin Laden, President Obama’s ‘impotence’ being worse for the Middle East than George W. Bush and his Nobel Peace Prize (5:25):

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Professor Noam Chomsky on Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize at a time when the U.S. is drumming up false threats posed by Iran and escalating the war in Afghanistan.

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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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General Stanley McChrystal proposed a “low risk” option to the White House calling for an additional 80,000 troops in Afghanistan.

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Mr. Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize for promoting just about everything but peace. (more…)