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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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British Mercenary Simon Mann's last Journey?

17-02-2007 10:59

A court in Zimbabwe is hearing the request of Equatorial Guinea to extradite the British mercenary and ex-SAS man Simon Mann

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Afghanistan under occupation: An assessment-Part three

17-02-2007 04:04

To help offset its economic decline
Today, control over the whole of the Central Asian/Caspian region is viewed by the imperialist powers as a vital “life and death” struggle. As the current undisputed military power, the US aims to claim this region for itself, thereby frustrating its rivals in Europe, Japan, Russia and China while obtaining vitally needed resources to help offset its economic decline.

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Ulster on the Euphrates: The Anglo-American Dirty War in Iraq

16-02-2007 23:53

Bush's formal greenlighting of the death-squad option built upon an already securely-established base, part of a larger effort to turn the world into a "global free-fire zone" for covert operatives, as one top Pentagon official told Hersh. For example, in November 2002 a Pentagon plan to infiltrate terrorist groups and "stimulate" them into action was uncovered by William Arkin, then writing for the Los Angeles Times. The new unit, the "Proactive, Pre-emptive Operations Group," was described in the Pentagon documents as "a super-Intelligence Support Activity" that brings "together CIA and military covert action, information warfare, intelligence and cover and deception."

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You can fool some of the people some of the time

16-02-2007 23:38

The dam of lies is finally breaking...

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Sheffield coach info for 24th Feb London demo

16-02-2007 22:02

National Demonstration - Sat 24 February 12 Noon

• No Trident
• Troops out of Iraq

Assemble Hyde Park - March to Trafalgar Square

Tickets for Sheffield coaches are £20 / £15 / £10 and are available by calling 07761-471-441.

And also from Jack's Records, Division Street. Credit Card bookings: 0114-276-7093 (subject to fee)

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Obama Embraces Israel “Security” Mythology

16-02-2007 22:02

In order to be selected to run as president here in the United States, the field of “hopefuls” must pay homage to Israel, AIPAC, and the “New York money men,” as Wesley Clark has noted. Thus senator Barack Obama recently delivered a speech designed “to remove any doubts that the Democratic Party’s donors and constituents, many of whom are Jewish, may have about his support for Israel,” according to Haaretz.

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LIES GOT US INTO IRAQ : Pentagon report shows SMOKING GUN, +infowar smokescreen

16-02-2007 16:59

follow this set of keywords,
Congress, 2007, pentagon, inspector,
then add the "extra" info that a certain amount of the "intel" that was "re-checked" by the ADDITION of info from industry lobby groups that picked (+ paid for) certain "iraqi exiles" that came up with "niger uranium", czech meetings, hidden WMD

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Lost Directions

16-02-2007 05:30

The USA is that way! The most servile government in Australian history achieved a new ‘personal best’ in bootlicking today. Yesterday's parliament question time witnessed the Minister of Defence, Brendan (studs) Nelson and the Foreign Minister, Alexander (cream puff) Downer bending over forwards in preparation for Cheney’s visit. Astounding as it may seem to most Australians these two lackeys were attempting to score political points by extolling the virtues of neo-colonial subservience to the United States!

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Stop BBC2 9/11 whitewash on Sunday!

16-02-2007 01:10

Battle over Sunday's 9/11 documentary
Will this Sunday's BBC documentary whitewash 9/11?

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Taking Aim: Brzezinski Breaks Rank Over The Pending Nuclear Attack On Iran

15-02-2007 23:15

One hour radio show from Ralph Schoenman and Mya Shone on the threat of a US attack on Iran. Recorded on Feburary 12th 2007.

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Stop the execution of three Iraqi women who resist the occupation

15-02-2007 22:56

The executions of what they call " terrorists" and " criminals" in their dozens have been going on over a year now. A public execution took place in Mosul City, North of Iraq, two months ago. However, this is the first time we hear about sentencing women to death.

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And the Iranian Mortar Story Keeps Growing

15-02-2007 22:15

Why is it that apparently, the only arms of Iranian military contractors who don’t have a website in Arabic or Farsi are those whose products are the target of American accusation? Something is afoot, yet I know not what…

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Afghanistan under occupation: An assessment—Part 2

15-02-2007 21:24

Stop the Bombing
Shortly after the US-led invasion of 2001, international donors committed roughly US$5 billion for Afghan reconstruction.

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The strange case of the Australian PM and the American Senator

15-02-2007 20:49

Denouncing the US Democrats
These issues are being deliberately censored because the entire Australian political and media establishment is complicit in the war crimes of the Bush administration and the Howard government.

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Afghanistan - Canadian Senate Report Excerpted

15-02-2007 18:07

Anyone expecting to see the emergence in Afghanistan within the next several decades of a recognizable modern democracy ... is dreaming in Technicolor.

Chris Alexander (former Ambassador to Afghanistan) said it would take 5 generations of effort to make a difference in Afghanistan.

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beirut, baghdad, zahedan: is there a connection between these bombing incidents?

15-02-2007 09:23

It is curious that the blast in Zahedan follows two separate bombing incidents.

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The Guilty

15-02-2007 08:52

Investigate themselves.

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Fool Us Twice? From Iraq to Iran

15-02-2007 01:10

It's déja vu. This time the Bush gang wants war with Iran . Following a carefully orchestrated strategy, they have ratcheted up the "threat" from Iran , designed to mislead us into a new war four years after they misled us into Iraq .

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Three women sentenced to death for carrying out Resistance attacks

15-02-2007 00:47

In a dispatch posted at 3:33pm Makkah time Saturday afternoon, Mafkarat al-Islam (Islammemo) reported that the puppet "Iraqi Supreme Criminal Court" has ordered the execution of three Iraqi women on charges of involvement in Resistance attacks in Baghdad. The puppet "court" called such Resistance activity "terrorism."
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