Real Americans Question 9/11

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the Center for Constitutional Rights described how the Constitution had been shredded based on assumptions about the 9/11 attacks. By then, it had also become clear that the government was actually giving aid and comfort to the enemy (violating Article 3) through arming and training terrorists. One might think it obvious that stopping such actions would be the goal of all Americans but to do so one Congress member has had to spell it out in legislation.

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Book review of Bruce Riedel’s “What We Won: America’s Secret War in Afghanistan, 1979-89

The author, a former CIA official, purports to write scholarly books. I have analysed a paper by the author, Bruce Riedel, published on November 30, 2008 by the Brookings Institution entitled “Terrorism in India and the Global Jihad.” The paper was written in the wake of the Mumbai attacks. Approximately half of all factual statements made in this short essay are either baseless, wrong or unsubstantiated.

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U.S. Counter-terrorism Strategy to Rely on Surgical Strikes, Unmanned Drones

“Al Qaeda seeks to bleed us financially by drawing us into long, costly wars that also inflame anti-American sentiment,” John Brennan, President Obama’s counter-terrorism advisor, said in a speech Wednesday unveiling the new strategy. “Going forward, we will be mindful that if our nation is threatened, our best offense won’t always be deploying large armies abroad but delivering targeted, surgical pressure to the groups that threaten us.”

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The Global War on Tribes

http://www.counterpunch.org/grossman04132010.html April 13, 2010 Return to “Indian Country” The Global War on Tribes By ZOLTAN GROSSMAN The so-called “Global War on Terror” is quickly growing outside the borders of Iraq and Afghanistan, into new battlegrounds in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and … Continue reading

UK / Anti-Terrorism – Whose Hearts and Minds? Contest 2 in Context.

  Monday, 28 September 2009 12:22 This briefing seeks to provide an overview of the updated version of the ‘Counter-Terrorism Strategy of the United Kingdom. ——————————————————-Islamic Human Rights Commission——————————————————-  1 October 2009 BRIEFING:  UK / Anti-Terrorism – Whose Hearts and … Continue reading

Terrorism Defined

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 Thursday, May 31, 2007

 Terrorism Defined by Stephen Lendman Probably no word better defines or underscores the Bush presidency than "terrorism" even though his administration wasn't the first to exploit this highly charged term. We use to explain what … Continue reading

Bush Seeks $294.8 Billion for Counterterrorism

08 February 2007 Bush Seeks $294.8 Billion for Counterterrorism Budget request highlights military operations, international partnerships By David McKeeby USINFO Staff Writer http://usinfo.state.gov/xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-english&y=2007&m=February&x=20070207133325idybeekcm0.2077143 Washington -? President Bush asked Congress for significant spending increases in fiscal year 2008 to fight terrorism … Continue reading