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Archive for the Month of June, 2006.
Viewing International Affairs NEWS articles 1 through 52 of 52.

June 1, 2006

Former CIA Analyst Says Iran Strike Set For June Or July - McGovern: Staged terror attacks across Europe, US "probable" in order to justify invasion

Bolivia President Morales Says U.S. Seeks to Kill Him - Bolivian President Evo Morales said the U.S. organized teams to track down and kill him, according to a note published on the Bolivian presidential Web site.

June 2, 2006

U.S. warships protecting Nigerian oil - ...though the Nigerian federal government was trying to secure the area, the U.S. ships were in the region as a result of their concern for Nigeria, and their dependence on its oil.

Operation Dung Beetle: the U.S. partnership with Somali warlords - Somalia is on the verge of sinking deeper into the abyss of anarchy and perpetual bloodshed and the Bush administration might have a role.

Scotland Yard shoots first, asks questions later - He "received" a gunshot wound? They make it sound like it was delivered anonymously by mail.

SHAM US PROPOSAL TO IRAN EVOKES MEMORIES OF PAST SIMILAR ONES - The Real US Intentions Toward Iran Unreported in the Wall Street Journal and the Rest of the Dominant Corporate Media

No matter what Iran agrees to, Bush regime wants war - Will there be a war with Iran?

June 4, 2006

Bachelet under pressure - Bush wants Chile to shun Venezuela

June 5, 2006

Killing Season in the Philippines: Repression of Trade Union and Farmers Organizations - Political activist Cathy Alcantara was gunned down by unidentified assailants last December 5, outside the resort where she had helped to organize a conference on farmers' rights.

Did the US "help" Garcia win Peru’s election? - It's hard to believe that Garcia won Peru's presidential election after being pegged as a long-shot just a few weeks ago. Indeed, it reminds me of another president whose unlikely re-election left the world reeling not too long ago. Perhaps the two victories have more in common than is apparent.

Bolivia launches "agrarian revolution" - Leftist President Evo Morales launched a sweeping land reform plan on Saturday by handing over roughly 9,600 square miles of state-owned land to poor Indians.

New Zealand: CEO pay skyrockets as workers’ living standards fall - The elevated social position of the CEOs and the union bureaucracy is itself a feature of the widening social divide. The extraction of profits, which is the hallmark of good company performance, has its objective basis in the intensifying exploitation of the working class, through a relentless assault on wages, conditions, living standards and basic rights.

June 6, 2006

Cuban "imperialism" - Here's a little of that "Cuban-Venezuelan imperialism" at work...

June 7, 2006

COLOMBIAN AND PERUVIAN ELECTIONS PROVE STALIN WAS RIGHT - On May 28, we're supposed to believe the Colombian people rejected a more moderate or democratic alternative and instead chose to reelect right wing hard-liner and close Bush ally Alvaro Uribe Velez who had to arrange for the constitution to be changed to allow him to run in the first place.

A New "Perle Harbor" - Neocon Foreign Policy Architect Richard Perle reveals US War Plans in the Iranian Theater

June 9, 2006

Israel and the United States: Assassination, Inc. - Menachem Begin killed far more people than Abu Samhadana, who rained Katyusha missiles on the Israelis, and yet Begin was awarded a peace prize, thus demonstrating the double standards (and racism) of the supporters of the ruling Likud government in Israel and the United States.

Israelis bomb crowded Gaza beach, kill children - Even children playing on a beach are open game for Israelis. Unbelievable.

Ten questions about East Timor for which we need answers - The dominant characteristic of the coverage of East Timor in the past two weeks has been utter confusion, both inside and outside the country.

June 10, 2006


Damage limitation - Pause a minute. We now live a country where, on the say-so of one so-called "informant" you can get shot at, dragged out of your home, arrested, smeared all over the press, and see your next-door-neighbours beaten. This is the stuff of witch-trials that the "war on terror" has produced.

June 11, 2006

Britain's Immigrant Holocaust - Torture and Dehumanizing Treatment in Britain's Immigration "Detention Centres"

Israel: Rogue Nation Committing Genocide - The Numbers Don't Lie

June 13, 2006

Israelis continue to slaughter children unabated - It's hard to comprehend what goes through their minds as they fire into a crowd of civilians based on suspicions that one of them "may" be on his way to fire a rocket.

June 14, 2006

Jemaah Islamiah Patsy Exits Prison - JI served its purpose. "Reminiscent of Operation Northwoods, the Bali attack served to trigger a useful wave of indignation. They contributed to swaying Australian public opinion in favor of the US invasion of Iraq, while weakening the anti-war protest movement..."

June 15, 2006

In Palestine, a War on Children - "Anything...even if its a three-year-old, needs to be killed. Over."

June 16, 2006

British Crown Looks Forward to Record Heroin Profit - The poppy harvest in a British-controlled area of Southern Afghanistan called Helmand province will double this year keeping the Crown's coffers overflowing with loot from the global narcotics market.

Iranian Directorate: the Office of Special Plans Refurbished - ...how do we know the neocons are behind the impending shock and awe campaign against Iran? Go to the window and see if the sun came up this morning.

June 17, 2006

Telling Lies about Ahmadinejad - Question is, will the American people buy into the lies and disinformation? But of course.

Exploitation of child labourers in India - The desperate conditions affecting the rural as well as the urban poor in India are forcing growing numbers of children to toil often in subhuman conditions.

June 18, 2006

Stolen for Steel: Tata Takes Tribal Lands in India - Though tribal people comprise only 8 percent of the population, they constitute at least 40 percent of those ousted from their homes to make way for industries, mines, and dams.

June 19, 2006

The Assassins - From character assassination to physical assassination, the Lobby and its agents ruthlessly pursue their agenda.

The calculus of targeted assassination - Israel doesnt bother with low-intensity warfare anymore. It goes straight for the jugular. Day after day theyve pounded away at the Palestinian areas barely pausing long enough to assemble the lies needed to fend off the media.

June 20, 2006

Israel saves whales, but kills Palestinians with impunity - We also have laws protecting people. But, apparently THAT does not phase you.

June 21, 2006

Tragic Holocausts - Then And Now - ...there indeed are many parallels in what the Nazis did to the Jews and what the Zionist Jews have been doing to the Palestinians.

N. Korea and the U.S.: Clash of Authoritarian Titans - Bush tells North Korea "Dont shoot or I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll..."

While the Palestinians Face Genocide...7,400 millionaires living in Israel - According to World Wealth Report 2005, the number of Israeli millionaires per capita is twice world average.

Australian government presses ahead with plans to dominate East Timor - Having established an army of occupation in East Timor, the Australian government is engaged in ongoing political warfare on several fronts to ensure its predominance over the half-island.

Morales: U.S. Sending Soldiers in Disguise - Bolivian President Evo Morales Accuses U.S. of Sending in Soldiers Disguised As Students, Tourists

June 23, 2006

Next Victim: Iran or North Korea? - The president will want to burnish his image as "war president" again...Hold onto your hats.

The Great Grain Robbery by Agribusiness MNC's - Dismantling Market Democracy, Creating Market Dictatorship

June 24, 2006

Olmert: Israeli lives worth more than Palestinian ones - Almost three times as many Palestinian civilians have been killed in Gaza in the past nine days as Israeli civilians in Sderot killed by Qassam rockets in the past five years.

June 27, 2006

Hong Kong journalists slam China's plans to restrict media - The Hong Kong Journalists Association has condemned China's plans to tighten controls on the mainland's media, with the introduction of fines for reporting unauthorised information.

Road to Map to Starvation - What's Next for the Palestinians?

June 28, 2006

Collective punishment in Gaza - Not that Israel is doing anything the United States didn't perfect in its bombing of Yugoslavia and Iraq...

Syria claims"provocation" as warplanes buzz President - Military officials said the warplanes flew over President Assad's palace...Television reports said the Syrian President had been at home during the pre-dawn flights.

Venezuela accuses U.S. of urging opposition to boycott election - Venezuelas information minister said Monday that U.S. officials were urging opponents of President Hugo Chavez to boycott a December presidential vote.

June 29, 2006

IOF Abducts Palestine’s Democratically Elected Leaders - Now that Israel has attacked Gaza and the West Bank and kidnapped members of the democratically elected government there, it will be interesting to see if the United Nations condemns these criminal acts and moves to pass another worthless resolution.

Pakistan’s US-backed dictator to stage bogus presidential election - General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistans US-backed military strongman, has signaled that he will orchestrate a bogus presidential election next year in a bid to cling onto power until 2012.

North Korean "missile crisis" - another example of unbridled US militarism - The North Korean "missile crisis" serves a number of purposes for the Bush administration

Killing a Nation to Rescue a Soldier - The Insulting Logic of Tel Aviv

June 30, 2006

Israel warns: free soldier or PM dies - Israel last night threatened to assassinate Palestinian Prime Minister Ismael Haniyeh if Hamas militants did not release a captured Israeli soldier unharmed

Fox, the worst of them all - Vicente Fox brought the Mexican right wing into government after several decades in the shadows


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