Tag: United States

UN rights body censures Israel

By Al Jazeera English, March 24, 2010 The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed three resolutions condemning Israel over its policies in occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories. However, the United States voted against them all. Another resolution, calling for…

Setting the stage for World War

U.S. Tightens Missile Shield Encirclement Of China And Russia by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, March 4, 2010 So far this year the United States has succeeded in inflaming tensions with China and indefinitely holding up a new strategic arms reduction…

U.S.-China Military Tensions Grow

by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, Jan. 20, 2010 Even though the U.S. military budget is almost ten times that of China’s (with a population more than four times as large) and Washington plans a record $708 billion defense budget for…

Sactioning rogue states

Why Not Sanctions for Israel? By Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, September 1, 2009 In Israel, a country stolen from the Palestinians, fanatics control the government. One of the fanatics is the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Last week Netanyahu called for…

Rebranding a war monger

The Mercenaries Previously Known as Blackwater PR Watch, Feb. 17, 2009 Source: Washington Post, February 14, 2009. First it was Blackwater USA. Then it was Blackwater Worldwide. Now, it’s “Xe“ (pronounced “Zee”). The private military company has repeatedly tried to…

Pakistan’s Balkanization

A boy stands at the site of suspected U.S. drone attacks in the Janikhel tribal area in Bannu district of North West Frontier Province, Nov. 29, 2008. U.S. forces in Afghanistan have carried out at least 27 air strikes by…