RT | A civilian cargo aircraft crashed at Bagram Air Field near the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing all seven people aboard.
A political cartoon by Italian artist Enzo Apicella, making a less than subtle reference to the world’s level of interest in Palestine, which as history has proven thus far – has been a recipe for disaster…
Watching Obama high-fiving children at his gun control legislation ceremony should raise the question: is this use of children at media events an exhibition of what many see as Washington’s new trend of ‘political child porn’? Christopher Green thinks so… .RELATED: OOPPS? Three Days Before Shooting “United Way Extends Condolences To Sandy Hook Families”.
Peter Sterry 21st Century Wire Jan 15, 2013 When it comes to post-modern military embarrassments and gallant non-events, Somalia often comes to mind. Then again, so do the French. So it’s a wonder why the newly hand-picked head of state in Paris thought it pertinent to tread down that dirty African road which almost always [...]
Chris Hedges Truth Dig Dec 27, 2012 Over the past year I and other plaintiffs including Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg have pressed a lawsuit in the federal courts to nullify Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This egregious section, which permits the government to use the military to detain U.S. citizens, [...]
21st Century Wire They’re like school kids playing war games. Listen to this supposedly qualified academic talking head, Patrick Clawson of the influential neo-con think tank, the Washington Institute for Near East Studies – muse on about what underhanded stunts the US could hope for in kicking off WW3 in Iran. Shameful, yet, someone is paying this guy [...]
In the epic Plato’s Republic, Thrasymachus attacked Socrates’ position that the idea justice is an inherent and equal right, claiming that it is just (by nature) that the strong rule over the weak. There are both men and women who seek and hold positions of power in our society – who subscribe to this very doctrine. A few short decades ago, Martin [...]
Pakistani Attempting to Sue British Spy Agency for Drone Attacks By Jason Ditz Dec 22, 2012 British Lord Justice Alan Moses has blocked Pakistani Noor Khan from suing the Government Communications Headquarters for providing spy data to the US that led to drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas. Khan’s father was killed in a US drone strike [...]
U.N. nuclear chief: ‘Alleged weapons testing site was probably sanitized by Iran’… 21st Century Wire says: Yet, in the same breath, the UN and CFR puppet admits, “We cannot say for sure that we would be able find something” By Joby Warrick December 7, 2012 The United Nations’ chief nuclear official urged Iran on Thursday to allow inspection [...]
In a bizzare suggestion to crack down on terrorism, a former British Labour defence minister has suggested to drop a neutron bomb on the Pak-Afghan border for creating an impassable barrier between the two countries. Speaking in the House of Lords, John Gilbert said Britain could use the radiation warheads “to create cordons sanitaire along [...]