The government’s war against Sami Al-Arian + video

Dandelion Salad by Nancy Welch July 30, 2008 Dr. Sami Al-Arian, one of the earliest victims of the “war on terror” within the U.S. itself, continues to languish in jail, where he has been since his February 2003 arrest for the “crime” of speaking out on behalf of the Palestinian struggle against Israel’s apartheid. […]

Sami Al-Arian: From Exoneration to Criminal Indictment

Dandelion Salad by Stephen Lendman Global Research July 14, 2008 A personal note. I’ve twice before written about Al-Arian and discussed his case on my radio program with his wife and daughter. Since February 20, 2003, he’s been unjustly imprisoned. The FBI hounded him for 11 years. It falsely accused him of backing organizations fronting […]

America’s “war on terrorism” trophy prisoner: University professor Sami Al-Arian – His Ordeal Continues

Dandelion Salad by Stephen Lendman Global Research, April 18, 2008 — Al-Arian is a Kuwaiti-born son of Palestinian refugees who fled during the 1947-49 Nakba catastrophe; — he came to America in 1975 and was denied citizenship because of his faith and ethnicity; ever since, he’s been an award-winning scholar, community leader and civil activist; […]

Police State America: Sami Al-Arian’s Long Ordeal by Stephen Lendman

Dandelion Salad by Stephen Lendman Global Research, March 24, 2008 Sami Al-Arian is a political prisoner in Police State America. This article reviews his case briefly and updates it to the present. Because of his faith, ethnicity and political activism, the Bush administration targeted Al-Arian for supporting “terrorism.” In fact, he’s a Palestinian refugee, distinguished […]

From the Gulf War to the War on North Africa: On the True Meaning of Democracy by Cynthia McKinney by Cynthia McKinney Global Research, March 28, 2011 In 2005 in the basement of the United States Capitol at a meeting convened by Congressman John Conyers on the subject of the “Downing Street Memo,” Ray McGovern uttered the following truth: he testified that “the United States went to war in Iraq for oil, Israel, […]

Compelling New Evidence About Aafia Siddiqui’s Detention by the ISI, and Her Rigged Trial in the US

by Andy Worthington Featured Writer Dandelion Salad 14 February, 2011 Regular readers will know that I have long been concerned by the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, the Pakistani neuroscientist whose story is one of the murkiest in the whole of the “War on Terror.” Dr. Siddiqui disappeared with her three children in Karachi […]

Making free speech a crime Oct. 6, 2010 The federal government is using a time-honored tactic–smear radicals who support struggles of the oppressed as backers of violence and terrorism. BACK IN June, when the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its 6-3 decision in the case of Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, called the ruling a “license to witch-hunt.” Little […]

Ignorance is Strength By Paul Craig Roberts

Dandelion Salad By Paul Craig Roberts June 24, 2009 “Information Clearing House” The American media’s one-sided and propagandistic coverage of the Iranian election has made an American hero out of the defeated candidate, Mousavi. This leaves one wondering if anyone anywhere in the US media or US government knows that Mir-Hossein Mousavi, who served as […]

Who will Stand Up To America and Israel? by Paul Craig Roberts

Dandelion Salad by Paul Craig Roberts Global Research, May 29, 2009 “No countries on earth rival the US and Israel for barbaric murderous violence” “Obama Calls on World to ‘Stand Up To’ North Korea” read the headline. The United States, Obama said, was determined to protect “the peace and security of the world.” Shades […]

Marching Off Into Tyranny By Paul Craig Roberts

Dandelion Salad By Paul Craig Roberts 08/05/08 “ICH” In last weekend’s edition of CounterPunch, Alexander Cockburn updates the ongoing persecution of Sami Al-Arian by federal prosecutors. Al-Arian was a Florida university professor of computer science who was ensnared by the Bush Regime’s need to produce “terrorists” in order to keep Americans fearful and, thereby, amenable […]

Dr. Al-Arian Indicted! Please Act!

Dandelion Salad June 30, 2008 Dr. Al-Arian Unjustly Indicted! Government abuses grand jury system to punish prominent civil rights activist Alexandria, Virginia, June 30, 2008 Last Thursday, three months after refusing to testify before a third grand jury, Dr. Sami Al-Arian – whose trial has been the single most important test case of […]

Legislating Tyranny By Paul Craig Roberts & Lawrence M. Stratton

Dandelion Salad By Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton ICH 07/06/08 “Lew Rockwell“ The George W. Bush administration responded to the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon with an assault on U.S. civil liberty that Bush justified in the name of the “war on terror.” The government assured us that the […]

McCarthyism Comes to Europe and the Levant By Franklin Lamb & Ann El Khoury

Dandelion Salad By Franklin Lamb in Beirut and Ann El Khoury in Sydney 20/01/08 “ICH” The Zionist Targeting of Lebanon’s Dr. Ibrahim Mousawi You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency? — Joseph Welch to Senator Joseph McCarthy, April 1954