Posts Tagged ‘Sibel Edmonds’

This revelation — on top of former F.B.I. translator Sibel Edmonds blowing the whistle (most recently, in a sworn deposition) on strong links between the American-Turkish lobby and high U.S. officials in the Bush Administration and Congress plus last week’s book release of former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge ‘asserting‘ that Bush Administration top advisers pressured him to ‘raise the national threat level just before the 2004 election in what he suspected was an effort to influence the vote’ by raising fear-induced political capital — raises the eyebrow to allegations of false-flag operations being plotted and/or used to ‘manufacture consent’ for the so-called “War on Terror” in the U.S. and abroad.

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David Brooks continues to type a lot of words in the ‘paper of record’ without saying anything; bin Laden had ‘intimate relations’ with the U.S. until 9/11; Justin Raimondo comments on ‘progressives’ turning a blind eye to Obama trampling on civil liberties; Obama wants a military-‘civilian’ court hybrid prison in the U.S.; More MI5 connections to participation in the C.I.A. torture of Binyam Mohamed; Chalmers Johnson lays out three reasons to shut down the U.S. Empire and ten steps to do it; Over 1,000 Afghan civilians killed in the first half of ’09 during Obama’s ‘Af-Pak surge’; Jury rules man should pay $675k to Copyright Nazis for downloading 30 songs; and more… (more…)

Interview with a recently released Bagram detainee; U.S. military possibly broke Posse Comitatus spying on activists for two years; The sheep are begging for the Police State; 96% of risk in the hands of five banks; and more… (more…)

A message from AntiWar.com: Act now to keep the voice of peace alive. (more…)