NATO Summit: Obama To Fete 50-Nation Expeditionary Military Force by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism
April 17, 2012

Stop NATO manifestation, Krakow

Image by Gosia Malochleb via Flickr

Last week the Sun-Times, one of Chicago’s two major dailies, reported that the president and his wife will host complementary receptions during next month’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit attended by the heads of state and government (presidents and prime ministers), defense ministers and foreign ministers of 50 countries supplying troops for NATO’s International Security Assistance Force war effort in Afghanistan.

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Banning the Flytilla to Palestine by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
London, England
17 April 2012

Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 (D-ABTD "Hamburg...

Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 (D-ABTD "Hamburg") taking off in Frankfurt (EDDF) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“There is a higher Court than the Courts of Justice, that is the Court of Conscience. It supersedes all other Courts.” (Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948)

Stefan Hansen,
CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, Lufthansa Airlines

Dear Mr. Hansen:

I write, to coin a phrase, more in sorrow than in anger, that your airline caved in to pressure from Israel and joined Air France, Alitalia, Turkish and Brussels Airlines, Jet2 and Easy Jet (mission statement: Continue reading