Run from secret operations centers in Turkey and Jordan, a CIA program pumped many hundreds of millions of dollars to many dozens of militia groups in Syria. This was revealed now by the Washington Post. The rise and fall of the Syria covert action program conveys some useful lessons about this most delicate weapon in the United States’ arsenal, writes the Washington Post, acknowledging the US major role in destabilizing Syria.Read more . . .
Millions of Afghans have had their lives permanently changed by the U.S. war, which marked its 15th anniversary on Oct. 7 — an unpropitious date that came and went with little attention in the media, and virtually no acknowledgment by major American politicians. More than a decade of nonstop war has pushed Afghanistan to the brink of catastrophe. And things are getting worse, not better.
At least 220,000 Afghans were killed in the first 12 years of the war, in a conservative estimate, according to a report by the Nobel Prize-winning organization International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.Read more . . .
As the news of murder of Libya’s revolutionary leader, Chairman of the African Union and defender of Africa from European neocolonial murderous exploitation was still fresh, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared a laugh with a television news reporter moments after hearing the Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi had been killed.
“We came, we saw, he died,” she joked when told of news reports of Qaddafi’s death by an aide in between formal interviews.”
The US and British governments fought bitterly over control of Iraq’s oil following the toppling of Saddam Hussein, the Chilcot papers show. Tony Blair seemed more concerned than the Americans about any invasion being seen by critics as a war for oil, telling them it would be very damaging if the two countries were seen to “grab Iraq’s oil”.Read more . . .
A recent poll asked people in Britain how many Iraqis had been killed as a result of the invasion of Iraq in 2003. The answers they gave were shocking. A majority said that fewer than 10,000 had been killed. Scientific studies report that up to a million Iraqi men, women and children died in an inferno lit by the British government and its ally in Washington. That’s the equivalent of the genocide in Rwanda. And the carnage goes on. Relentlessly.Read more . . .
The division of Libya into three separate countries is part of the US-NATO imperial design. It is part of a project shared by the U.S., Britain, Italy, and France.
The NATO war launched against Libya in March 2011 was geared towards the breakup of the country into three separate entities.
10 challenging questions for readers 1. On what base did the Security Council determine in the morning of September 12, 2001, that the mass murder of the previous day was an act of “international” terrorism?2. On what evidence did the … Read more . . .
Untitled http://www.globalresearch.ca/uk-chilcot-inquiry-the-iraq-war-was-an-unlawful-unanimous-legal-opinion-of-foreign-office-lawyers/5317696 UK Chilcot Inquiry: “The Iraq War Was Unlawful”. Unanimous Legal Opinion of Foreign Office Lawyers Cameron government is blocking publication of their “official” report By Carl Herman Global Research, January 04, 2013 Washington’s Blog The UK Cameron … Read more . . .
http://www.timesofisrael.com/the-us-military-option-for-iran-is-ready-american-ambassador-says/ The US military option for Iran is ‘ready,’ American ambassador to Israel saysDaniel Shapiro’s comments, made at closed forum in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, broadcast on Channel 2 news By Michal Shmulovich and Greg Tepper May 16, 2012, 9:20 … Read more . . .
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/02/20/the-case-for-a-non-interventionist-foreign-policy/ February 20, 2012 “Responsibility to Protect” as Imperial ToolThe Case for a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy by JEAN BRICMONTLouvain-la-Neuve The events in Syria, after those in Libya last year, are accompanied by calls for a military intervention, in order to … Read more . . .
http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2011/08/natos-libya-war-nuremberg-level-crime.htmlNATO’s Libya War: A Nuremberg Level Crime Stephen Lendman, August 2011 The US/UK/French-led war on Libya will be remembered as one of history’s greatest crimes. It violates the letter and spirit of international law and America’s Constitution. The Nuremberg Tribunal’s … Read more . . .
consortiumnews.com US Journalists & War-Crime Guilt By Peter Dyer October 15, 2008 Editor’s Note: This year, the U.S. news media cheered the opening of the $450 million Newseum in Washington, a self-congratulatory celebration of American journalism. However, rather than giving … Read more . . .
Letter from Mosul Middle East International, 2 July 1999 By Felicity Arbuthnot MOSUL, IRAQ'S LARGEST NORTHERN city, lies in the Governorate of Nineveh, immortalised in John Masefield's poem Cargoes – "Quinquereme of Nineveh from distant Ophir … ” and Kipling: … Read more . . .
Iceland’s refusal to prohibit propaganda for war and aggression by Elias Davidsson, February 2007 Iceland has declared that it cannot comply with Article 20(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which requires states parties to prohibit by … Read more . . .
Read more . . ."The NATO Council basically approved Bush Sr.?s transmutation of NATO from a lawful collective self-defense agreement into an illegal, offensive interventionary pact."
International Criminal Court Documents on the Crime of Aggression … Read more . . .
Imperial reasoning for the right to commit aggression British House of Commons Standing Committee D Tuesday 10 April 2001 International Criminal Court Bill [Lords] http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200001/cmstand/d/st010410/pm/10410s01.htm Mr. Edward Garnier (Harborough): “War is rarely, if ever, started or initiated by democracies  … Read more . . .
Afghanistan Combat Zone Executive Order Executive Order Designation of Afghanistan and the Airspace Above as a Combat Zone Pursuant to the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States … Read more . . .
Afghanistan: The Unnecessary War Milan Rai The First Dodgy Dossier Three years ago, on 4 October 2001, Tony Blair presented a dossier to the House of Commons to justify war on Afghanistan. The dossier concluded (although little evidence was available) … Read more . . .
Symposium on the War in Afghanistan: Is the War in Afghanistan Just? Darrel Moellendorf The following article, published on the website of Imprints, a Journal of Analytical Socialism, is the first in a series of articles published in connection with … Read more . . .