Antiwar Radio: Scott Horton Interviews Glenn Greenwald (audio)

Antiwar.com

Former civil rights attorney, blogger and author, Glenn Greenwald, discusses the ideas in his new book A Tragic Legacy: How a Good Versus Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency.

MP3 here.

Glenn Greenwald was previously a constitutional law and civil rights litigator in New York. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling book How Would a Patriot Act?, a critique of the Bush administration’s use of executive power, released in May 2006. His brand new book, Tragic Legacy, was released this week.

see:

A Confederation of War-Seeking Factions by Glenn Greenwald

Everyone we fight in Iraq is now “al-Qaida” by Glenn Greenwald

Portrait Of A Gitmo Propagandist by H. Candace Gorman

by H. Candace Gorman
Posted June 26, 2007

Colonel Moe is at it again. Perhaps you remember when Moe wanted Major Mori, the military attorney that was appointed to represent the Guantánamo detainee from Australia, brought up on charges for doing too good of a job for his client? Aside from the fact that Moe apparently prefers intimidation as a legal technique, the Colonel also fancies himself a master of spin. In 2004 the chief prosecutor for the Office of Military Commissions wrote a how-to guide for manipulating the media complete with a six-point plan, “Effective Engagement in the Public Opinion Arena: A Leadership Imperative in the Information Age” which he published in Air & Space Power, an official journal of the Air Force. Continue reading

U.S. Intelligence Abuses: Next Generation of ‘Family Jewels’? by Robert Parry

by Robert Parry
Global Research
Consortium News
June 27, 2007

The CIA’s belated release of its infamous “Family Jewels” sheds light on U.S. intelligence abuses during the CIA’s first quarter century, but this openness may actually obscure a darker reality – that the subsequent three-plus decades have witnessed worse national-security crimes committed under the cloak of greater secrecy and deception. Continue reading

Worst Case Climate Scenario? We’ve Got It! Times 2 By Don Beck

Dandelion Salad

By Don Beck
nyc.indymedia.org

Two paragraphs from the British newspaper The Observer
about a Pentagon study:

“A secret report, suppressed by US defense
chiefs and obtained by The Observer, warns
that major European cities will be sunk beneath
rising seas as Britain is plunged into a ‘Siberian’
climate by 2020. Nuclear conflict, mega-droughts,
famine and widespread rioting will erupt across
the world.”

“The [secret] document predicts that abrupt
climate change could bring the planet to the
edge of anarchy as countries develop a nuclear
threat to defend and secure dwindling food, water
and energy supplies. The threat to global stability
vastly eclipses that of terrorism, say the few experts
privy to its contents.”

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