U.S. And NATO Drag Asia Into Afghan Quagmire by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff
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Dandelion Salad
Stop NATO
Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism
October 28, 2010

On October 7 the American and North Atlantic Treaty Organization war in Afghanistan entered its tenth year and in slightly over two months will be in its eleventh calendar year.

There are currently more than 150,000 foreign troops in the nation and the number is steadily rising.

As examples, this February Germany raised its troop numbers in Afghanistan from 4,500 to a post-World War Two overseas high of 5,350.

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Rejoinder to ‘Is UN Creation of Israel a Myth? Ask Foreign Policy Journal’ by Jeremy R. Hammond

by Jeremy R. Hammond
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DandelionSalad
Foreign Policy Journal
28 October, 2010

Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005
Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005

Info-map orders: PIAG

Israel National News (INN) has published an op-ed about my essay “The Myth of the U.N. Creation of Israel“, in which they asked Dr. Mordecai Nisan, a lecturer at Hebrew University, to respond. There are two observations to be made about this op-ed: First, it does not actually refute so much as a single point of fact or logic from my article, and, second, Dr. Nisan in fact acknowledges that my thesis is correct.

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Tareq Aziz, the Foreign Secretary and the Convention against Torture by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
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Dandelion Salad
28 October, 2010

To: haguew@parliament.uk; ainagcorrespondence@fco.gov.uk

The Foreign Secretary, The Rt. Hon., William Hague

Dear Foreign Secretary,

Re: Tareq Aziz

I have not yet received a reply to my letter regarding the death sentence hanging (literally) over Tareq Aziz.* The judgement is certainly because he, more than most, knows of the dealings with the U.S., and British government over the decades. Silence in the face of this shocking sentence – a judgement rooted in revenge – makes the U.K., party to a shaming, primitive act.

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MI6 chief: We need intelligence operations to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons



Propaganda Alert

compiled by Cem Ertür
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Dandelion Salad
28 October 2010



1) MI6 chief: We need intelligence operations to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons (28 October 2010)

2) UK Foreign Minister: We will continue to lead the way in imposing tighter sanctions on Iran (6 October 2010)
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Cenk Uygur: Noam Chomsky on American Foreign Policy and US Politics

https://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/

Updated Dec. 5, 2010 added link to the transcript.

TYTInterviews | October 26, 2010

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Why Should I Vote? By Timothy V. Gatto + Bob Avakian: The ‘voting trap’ under capitalism

By Timothy V. Gatto
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Dandelion Salad
liberalpro.blogspot.com
Oct. 28, 2010

I’ve been getting appeals for donations from “Bold Progressives” and other groups with names like “Americans for a Free Society” and others with like-sounding names. Basically however, they almost all represent the two corporate political parties, the Democrats and the Republicans, both of which are neither progressive, nor do they support any kind of “freedom”.

People tell me that voting is not just a “right” in this nation, but it is also a duty. They tell me that many have died so that I can cast my ballot on the second Tuesday in November. They tell me that it is a sacred responsibility that binds us together as a people. Voting is something that we should all take very seriously and that if you forfeit your right to vote, you are forfeiting your right to speak out on the issues. Like most political issues, this is patently ridiculous.

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