The war on WikiLeaks is now trial by media in Sweden by John Pilger

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by John Pilger, 10 March 2012
Global Research
March 12, 2012

Protect Free Speech Wikileaks = Pentagon Papers 2.0 HIP_322341551.339966

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War by media, says current military doctrine, is as important as the battlefield. This is because the real enemy is the public at home, whose manipulation and deception are essential for starting an unpopular colonial war. Like the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, attacks on Iran and Syria require a steady drip-effect on readers’ and viewers’ consciousness. This is the essence of a propaganda that rarely speaks its name.

To the chagrin of many in authority and the media, WikiLeaks has torn down the façade behind which rapacious western power and journalism collude. Continue reading

Alleged Photos of “Clean-up” at Iran’s Parchin Site Lack Credibility by Gareth Porter

by Gareth Porter
Featured Writer
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crossposted at ISP
March 13, 2012

WASHINGTON, Mar 12, 2012 (IPS) – News stories about satellite photographs suggesting efforts by Iran to “sanitise” a military site that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said may have been used to test nuclear weapons have added yet another layer to widely held suspicion that Iran must indeed be hiding a covert nuclear weapons programme.

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