CIA Terror Chief Pulls Rank in Kiev by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
April 15, 2014

There could hardly be an American official more sinister than CIA director John Brennan, yet when his mysterious visit to Kiev at the weekend is exposed in various news media the White House responded with vacuous naiveté and as if Russia is foolishly over-reacting.

It is not without good reason that Brennan is known unofficially as Obama’s “assassination and torture tsar”. The 58-year-old spymaster is the embodiment of how Washington has itself become a secret, unaccountable government that has set itself above the law in the running of torture and assassination programs by presidential command. Brennan is the “éminence grise” of the White House’s covert world of state terrorism. Continue reading

Obama’s Attorney General Backs Drone Strikes On US Soil + Rand Paul’s Senate Filibuster of Brennan Nomination

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Updated: Mar. 8, 2013

2014 Global Day Of Action Against Drones DC 13

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RTAmerica·Mar 6, 2013

US Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement in which he says he doesn’t rule out the possibility of using military drones on Americans in the US. Holder’s statements have drawn even more attention to America’s drone program and some senators have continued to opposed the possible use of drones against Americans on US soil. Mike Riggs, associate editor for Mike Riggs, sounds off on Holder’s position.

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CODEPINK Protesters Shutdown War Criminal John Brennan’s Opening Statement At CIA Director Nominee Hearing

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Updated Feb. 8, 2013 and Feb. 9, 2013

Witness Against Torture: John Brennan

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CODEPINK Action at Brennan’s Confirmation Hearing

codepinkaction·Feb 7, 2013

Watch CODEPINK’s demonstration outside Hart Senate Building before John Brennan’s hearing and afterwards, at the hearing itself. 8 CODEPINK members were arrested for speaking out and Senator Feinstein ordered all “CODEPINK” associates be “evicted” from the hearing.

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Michael Ratner: Zero Dark Thirty, Manhunt and Obama Admin. Justify Use of Torture + Globalizing Torture: Ahead of Brennan Hearing, International Complicity in CIA Rendition Exposed

Torture - America's Shame

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TheRealNews·Feb 4, 2013

Michael Ratner: Recent films and Obama’s lack of prosecution of CIA and Bush Cheney for torture is creating conditions for its public acceptance.

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Rick Rozoff: U.S. Drone Attacks Are Targeted Assassinations + Reality of Obama’s killer drones exposed by Code Pink protest

by Rick Rozoff
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
May 1, 2012

Press TV
May 1, 2012

Rick Rozoff, manager of Stop NATO has criticized the U.S. drone campaign in other countries as “targeted assassinations” that aim “to kill particular individuals.”

Rozoff told Press TV’s U.S. Desk on Tuesday that the deadly airstrikes in Pakistan and Yemen are “a violation of every Geneva Convention.”

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