Obama’s Record War Budget

Will Obama’s Record War Budget Lead to a US Victory in Afghanistan? Don’t Bet On it?
by Jack A. Smith, Global Research, February 14, 2010
President Barack Obama has increased the Pentagon’s perennially-bloated annual spending spree to its greatest magnitude since World War II $708 billion. Congress eventually will overwhelmingly approve Obama’s war budget request for fiscal […]

Europe’s undeclared nuclear powers

Europe’s Five “Undeclared Nuclear Weapons States”
Are Turkey, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands and Italy Nuclear Powers?

U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Europe • Hans M. Kristensen/Natural Resources Defense Council, 2005
by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, February 12, 2010
According to a recent report, former NATO Secretary-General George Robertson confirmed that Turkey possesses 40-90 “Made in America” nuclear weapons at the […]

Civilian deaths anger Iraqis

Al Jazeera English, February 13, 2010

US and Iraqi troops have been accused of killing several civilians during a military operation in Iraq’s Maysan province, on the border with Iran.
The troops say they were raiding Iranian-backed fighters and weapons smugglers when they came under attack. A gunfight ensued in which lives were lost.
But Iraqis are angry […]

Mass murders escape prosecution for now

Law Suit against 4 US Presidents & 4 UK Prime Ministers for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity & Genocide in Iraq
Statement on Closure of Legal Case for Iraq in Spain

by BRussells Tribunal, Global Research, Feb. 10, 2010
Law Suit in Spanish Court directed against George H. W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack H. […]

6,000+ Canadian Afghanistan vets on disability

Afghanistan veterans on disability now 6,000
Forces, Veterans Affairs reluctant to disclose casualty records after eight years of war
By Tim Naumetz, The Hill Times, Feb. 8, 2010
More than 6,000 Canadian Forces members and discharged veterans who are receiving physical or psychiatric disability benefits from Veterans Affairs Canada have either served in Afghanistan or have a disability […]