Putin Publicly Rebukes Rice, Gates on Foreign Policy Goals
MOSCOW, Oct. 12 — Two of President Bush‘s most senior Cabinet members pitched an unusual new missile defense partnership Friday to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but they received a firm public rebuke as the Kremlin made clear it remains deeply skeptical of […]
Israel consulted US before Syria strike, report says Israel’s decision to launch an air strike against a suspected nuclear site in Syria allegedly set up with the help of North Korea came after Israel shared intelligence with the US, it was reported today. Binyamin Netanyahu, yesterday confirmed in a TV interview that such […]
On Thursday The Washington Post reported that Intelligence gathered by the United States over the past six months points to possible cooperation between North Korea and Damascus on building a nuclear facility on Syrian land.
The report said the evidence for the claim came primarily from Israel, including satellite images that led […]
DAMASCUS – Syria accused Israel of bombing its territory on Thursday and said it could respond to its neighbor’s “aggression and treachery”.Israel refused all comment on the report, which said no casualties or damage were caused.
“This shows that Israel cannot give up […]
Iran is running 3,000 atomic centrifuges
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday Iran had met a planned target of installing and running 3,000 atomic centrifuges used in enriching uranium, Iranian news agencies reported.
Iran had said it aimed to have that many centrifuges, which are set up in […]
Russia rejects fears that air-defense systems sold to Syria can end up in Iran MOSCOW: Russia has begun delivery of modern air-defense units to Syria while rejecting speculation that some of the weapons could be forwarded secretly to Iran, a newspaper reported Friday. “The first part of the delivery to Syria has started,” […]
THE GLOBAL POWER BAROMETER
In their own words: “The world is bigger than the West”, a BBC correspondent; Source: BBC.
Russia, China and Iran are up as they warn the US to stay out of Central Asia.
HOW THE WORLD SEES AMERICA
The Bush Factor in Pakistan
Iraq Contractors Face Growing Parallel War As Security Work Increases, So Do Casualties
By Steve Fainaru Washington Post Foreign Service Saturday, June 16, 2007; Page A01
BAGHDAD — Private security companies, funded by billions of dollars in U.S. military and State Department contracts, are fighting insurgents on a widening scale […]
This is part of an OP-ED re-post from Munaeem’s Blog
Monday, June 11, 2007
TIME TO SAVE PAKISTAN FROM ITS RULER
by Eric Margolis
( The concerns expressed in this article are shared by every Pakistani and every friend […]
The corporate takeover of U.S. intelligence by Tim Shorrock,
Global Research, June 3, 2007
The U.S. government now outsources a vast portion of its spying operations to private firms — with zero public accountability.
More than five years into the global “war on terror,” spying […]