Close your eyes and imagine yourself living in or just visiting Iraq. Imagine you take a bus from the airport, thinking to yourself is there a bomb on this bus? Will someone attack or hijack this bus, this simple, common, everyday bus you are on. Imagine the woman sittting next to you , she is staring blankly into the air, she looks sleepless, weathered, tired. She looks stressed, anguished, full of fear and apathetic to your presence. Would you know how she felt? Would you wonder what makes her so scared?
Imagine her child with her, a small curious child, at her legs, staring at... Read More
Israel has recently declared the Hamas-led Palestinian government, considered by U.S. and the European Union to be terrorist, an "enemy entity (NYTimes.com, September 2007)". Hamas has taken this as a declaration of war: "We will not surrender and we will fight together with our people (NYTimes.com)." Although Jihad groups in Gaza claim responsibility for rocket attacks made on Israeli army bases, Israel holds Hamas accountable for not the preventing attacks. The Islamic Jihad have responded to the increased stronghold on Gaza by Israel: "We have God at our side and God is greather than... Read More
In this day and age, it is a very critical period in human evolution. The eyes of the third world like Afghanistan, Iraq, Yugoslavia, (along with many more governments and innocent civilians who have been tortured, maimed and killed as a result of the American foreign policy) continue to examine, consider, and analyze American political history. And as they examine this countryâ€™s internal guiding principles, such goals as freedom, democracy, capitalism, or the bylaws of the Constitution they have fail to see where these goals of American beliefs are in line with American actions and policies... Read More
A humanitarian kind of rationalization is earnestly required to reassert itself if life on this planet stands a chance to survive into the next century . In spite of the fact that plans to attack Iran (a non combatant) by nuking the country is on the table of the Bush administration, the media continues to support the Bush Administration in its immediate campaign against terrorism in the Middle East.
Irrespective of our perceptions as a government and as a country, as we proceed to globally confiscate weapons of mass destruction we have not taken notice that the government has only focused... Read More
A new video from Orange County's least favorite native, Azzam al-Amriki, (formerly Adam Yehiye Gadahn, formerly Adam Pearlman), was released to the public this week and it didn't take long for the media circus to begin. Although ABC news had the jump on the competition the rest of the networks soon followed with opinions and commentary from the armies of pundits and reporters quick to spin the video toward whatever end suits their fancy. This latest darling of the infotainment industry has accomplished his aim and become equally as infamous as the other al-Qaeda produced video stars, Ayman... Read More
The statement bearing his seal was distributed in the Shiite holy city of Najaf and chastised Iraqi army and police for working with American troops. The statement said, "don't walk along side the occupiers, because they are your archenemy." It also told his followers that "god has ordered you to be patient in front of your enemy, and unify your efforts against them -- not the sons of Iraq" meaning his followers should not attack each other. U.S. intelligence believes that al-Sadr is in Iran attempting to avoid the security crack-down recently implemented by US and Iraqi forces. His whereabouts... Read More
The United States has a long history of lobbyists, which by definition are persons who try to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest, to help gain support for their causes. In the case of the relations between the United States and Israel, a certain group called the "Israel Lobbyists", are those who influence, directly or indirectly, American foreign policy for the support of Israel. In March, 2006, John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt wrote an article entitled "The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy". In this article, Mearsheimer and Walt bluntly address the issues that lay... Read More
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REPOST By Kerry on January 11, 2008 at 02:51 pmWhat goes around comes around. Dennis Kucenich just requested a New Hampshire re-count due to the 8-point swing fom the machine counting "total" from the exit polls tally.
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