9/11 Paved the Way for America’s Permanent Wars of Aggression by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
11 September 2011

Bahrain pro-democracy demo in the capital Manama

Image by malyousif via Flickr

Whether 9/11 was an inside job or an amazing terrorist success, the fact is that either way the atrocity is intimately linked with US state terrorism.

The attacks on the Twin Towers in 2001 were a seminal event that paved the way for permanent wars of aggression by the US and its puppet allies – wars that have made a travesty of international law, taking state criminality to new heights and resulting in mass murder of innocents. That is state terrorism, by any definition, that is out of control, which no alleged original crime can justify.

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The Use of “Toxic Terror” in Collective Punishment by Finian Cunningham + Bahrainis fight torture with hunger strike

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
6 August, 2011

After more than five months of popular opposition to its autocratic rule, the US and British-backed unelected monarchy in Bahrain is deploying a new tactic of repression – toxic terror.

Unable to thwart widespread calls for democratic freedom, the Western-backed Bahraini dictatorship is targeting vulnerable civilians – the young, elderly and infirmed – in a bid to crush the pro-democracy movement.

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Czechs quit hunger strike as MPs join missile protest + Bruce’s Day 11

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Updated: added Bruce Gagnon‘s story

RussiaToday

The Czech Social Democratic Party is supporting two hunger strikers in their campaign against a U.S. radar base in the country. The pair starved themselves for three weeks, despite warnings from doctors. But with their protest now set to receive political support, they no longer need to go to extreme lengths to be heard.

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Hunger strikers stand firm against U.S. missile shield (updated)

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Updated added another video

RussiaToday

Two campaigners in Prague are taking anti-radar base protests to another level. They’ve been on hunger strike for 18 days as the Czech Republic nears agreement with the U.S. to host part of its missile defence shield.

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