Posts Tagged ‘USAID’

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Highlighting U.S. intervention in the further destruction of  Somalia and as Ugandans mourn a terrorist attack from Somali militants and Fareed Zakaria noting the non-threat of ‘failed states’ and the imminent blowback induced by the failed missions of nation building.

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A flotilla of activists and politicians carrying humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, in defiance of the U.S.-Israel-Egypt unlawful blockade, were attacked by the Israeli Navy. Israel Army Radio reports up to 16 have been killed. Others report up to 20.

The BBC reports (7:54):

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A continent whose people have a rich, recent history of being victims of land-grabbing, environmental plundering and vicious union busting is being fought over with ‘soft power’.

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Prof. Noam Chomsky on “Washington Report”, a Pakistani program, expands on how:

  • the so-called ‘War on Terror’ is a literal war of terror from the Reagan Administration’s declaration to the Bush Administration’s ‘re-declaration’;
  • the motivations behind the slogans of ‘hope’ and ‘change’ coming from little more than ‘selling toothpaste and why issues are marginalized in electoral politics;
  • Obama’s continuity of U.S. ‘consistent support of the militarization of Pakistan’ over liberating Pakis to ‘maintain control of the region’ using the Pak government as ‘one of its agents’;
  • Obama’s strategy in expanding the war into Pakistan will obviously radicalize the population;
  • the ‘methods of subversion’ imperial powers are reliant on the submission of occupied populations to deliberately ‘undermine democracy’.

Part One (9:53):

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Legislative Aide to Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Daniel McAdams writes on the LewRockwell.com blog that this could very well be a US-funded experiment or display to enhance global obedience to broke — therefore, dwindling — superpower. (more…)