Day: September 5, 2011

Analysis: Cheney vigorously defends war in Iraq

Source: The Associated Press Author: Steven R. Hurst WASHINGTON (AP) — Dick Cheney’s autobiography presents a robust defense of his push for the U.S. invasion of Iraq without critically examining two issues central to America’s near-failure in the war: the Bush administration’s decision to disband the country’s army and banish […]

Why Muslims are still mad at America

Source: CNN Author: Steven Kull On the ten-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, many Americans are wondering whether the risk of a terrorist attack against America has been reduced.  The picture is mixed. With the death of Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda is weaker.  With revolutions in several Arab countries, […]

It’s a Total war, monsieur

Source: Asiatimes on Line By Pepe Escobar Call it the Friends of Libya war; the R2P war (as in “responsibility to protect” Western plunder); the Air France war; the Total war; anyway, the “friends” had a blast spinning their win in Libya, which magically is not in Africa anymore. It has […]

What really happened on September 11, 2001?

by Bernard Léchot, swissinfo.ch Ten years on from the attacks in the United States which killed nearly 3,000 people, questions about the fateful day still remain unanswered. swissinfo.ch spoke to three Swiss specialists who have sifted through the official and unofficial versions. “When I saw the second plane – indicating […]

Chilling accounts

SOURCE: ARABNEWS The WikiLeaks spotlight is once again trained on American war crimes in Iraq WikiLeaks finds itself in the spotlight all over again. The decision of the whistleblower website to put its full “unredacted” archive of more than 250,000 US government cables online has led to an uproar in […]