Haiti: The Back Story

Our role in Haiti’s plight
If we are serious about assisting this devastated land we must stop trying to control and exploit it
By Peter Hallward, guardian.co.uk, Jan. 13, 2010
Any large city in the world would have suffered extensive damage from an earthquake on the scale of the one that ravaged Haiti’s capital city on Tuesday afternoon, […]


The earthquake laid waste to much of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, including this woman's home in a shanty town on the outskirts of the city. Photo: Associated Press.

By Canada Haiti Action Network, Jan. 14, 2010
Two days ago at 5 p.m. local time, a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake struck in Haiti. It was centred near the […]

Flight 253: Anatomy of a Cover-Up

by Tom Burghardt, Global Research, Jan. 11, 2010
New revelations about the failed Christmas Day attack on Northwest Airlines Flight 253 continue to emerge as does evidence of a systematic cover-up.
With the White House in crisis mode since the attempted bombing, President Obama met for two hours January 5 with top security and intelligence officials. Obama […]

Afghan villagers protest ‘Nato killings’

AlJazeeraEnglish, Jan. 12, 2010

Residents in southern Afghanistan are accusing Nato and Afghan troops of killing 13 civilians after opening fire on a group of demonstrators.
Nato insists the only person killed was a sniper.
The shootings happened in Helmand province, where people were protesting against a raid in which troops allegedly destroyed copies of the Quran.
Hashem Ahelbarra […]

Africom – Latest U.S. Bid to Recolonise the Continent

by Tichaona Nhamoyebonde, Global Research, Jan. 9, 2010

African revolutionaries now have to sleep with one eye open because the United States of America is not stopping at anything in its bid to establish Africom, a highly-equipped US army that will be permanently resident in Africa to oversee the country’s imperialist interests.
Towards the end of last […]

Genocide in Gaza?

When Does It Become Genocide?
By Nadia Hijab, Counterpunch, Jan. 5, 2010
During a visit to Ramallah a year ago while the Israeli bombardment of Gaza was underway, I shared my fears with a close Palestinian friend. “It may sound insane, but I think the Israelis’ real objective is to see them all dead.”
My friend told me […]