Bradley #Manning Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy + Guilty of 19 Counts

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Barack Obama’s Message — Continuation of the National Emergency with respect to the Actions of the Government of Syria + Wilkerson: Obama Under Pressure to Seek Regime Change in Syria and Iran

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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
May 7, 2013

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:

Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1622(d), provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency, unless, within 90 days prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date. Continue reading

Barack Obama’s Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iran + Wilkerson: US Objective Is Regime Change

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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
March 12, 2013

On March 15, 1995, the President issued Executive Order 12957, which declared a national emergency with respect to Iran and, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706), took related steps to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of the Government of Iran. Continue reading

Hubris: Selling the Iraq War + Hubris Isn’t the Half of It by David Swanson

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Lawrence Wilkerson: Dissent is the Highest form of Patriotism

FISA - illegal domestic spying - feb 2001, BEFORE 9/11

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Col. Larry Wilkerson speaks at Sam Adams Awards ceremony honoring Jesselyn Radack and Thomas Drake [November 21, 2011]

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Pearl Harbor: 70 Years on, Is Iran the New Japan? by Finian Cunningham + Kucinich: War with Iran! Are you kidding me? + Wilkerson: US War with Iran ‘3 yrs. Away’

by Finian Cunningham
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9 December 2011

Is Iran the new Japan – 70 years after the Pearl Harbour incident that led to a US declaration of war and an unspeakable nuclear nightmare?

Two concurrent articles on Global Research deserve close reading because taken together they suggest that history is in danger of repeating itself, with even greater catastrophic consequences.

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A Forum on the Precarious State of the American Republic, the US Constitution and Civil Liberties, Post-9/11

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A roundtable discussion was held on September 12, 2011, at Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C. It featured the people’s lawyer, Ralph Nader; Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, US Army (ret), and ex-Chief of Staff to Secretary of State, Colin Powell; Bruce Fein, adjunct scholar with the American Enterprise Institute; and Michael German, Policy Counsel to the ACLU on National Security, Immigration and Privacy, and also a former Special Agent for the FBI. The event dealt broadly with the “US government’s reactions to 9/11.”

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Lawrence Wilkerson: War is Not About Truth, Justice and the American Way

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Wilkerson: For Truth, Justice and the American Way

Lawrence Wilkerson, Collin Powell’s former Chief of Staff, reflects on his life journey from “cold warrior” to harsh critic of US foreign policy

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Lawrence Wilkerson on 9/11

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Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former Chief of Staff, on Bush Admin 9/11 responsibility

Lawrence Wilkerson is a retired United States Army soldier and former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell. Wilkerson is an adjunct professor at the College of William & Mary where he teaches courses on US national security. He also instructs a senior seminar in the Honors Department at the George Washington University entitled “National Security Decision Making.”

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Lawrence Wilkerson: Bush and Cheney must have known most Gitmo prisoners were innocent

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July 04, 2010

Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, discusses why Bush and Cheney must have known most Guantanamo prisoners were innocent, the US military’s inability to do battlefield vetting of Afghan war prisoners, Cheney’s reversal of the Blackstone formulation on the wrongful imprisonment of innocents, how Colin Powell and others were kept out of the loop about intelligence based on tortured confessions, how the intelligence failures on Iraq WMD were in part due to compensating for missing Saddam’s real program in 1990-91 and why Douglas Feith and Richard Perle are essentially representatives of Israel’s Likud party.

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Media took gov’t cash during trial of ‘Cuban 5’

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June 13, 2010 — Ten years later, evidence that conviction of ‘Cuban 5’ influenced by journalists on State Dept payroll

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Larry Wilkerson: Tyranny & Politics of Fear, Loyalty to Israel vs. US

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originally published by Boiling Frogs Post
26 April, 2010

Exclusive Interview: Tyranny & Politics of Fear, Loyalty to Israel vs. US

Boiling Frogs Post presents an exclusive interview with Colonel Larry Wilkerson on the tyrannical presidency and politics of fear, Israel’s interests versus US interests and the question of loyalties, and more:

As a card carrying member of the Likud Party, whose interest did Douglas Feith really serve?

Is our current situation due to incompetent leadership or venal leadership exploiting politics of fear?

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Lawrence Wilkerson Demolishes Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld’s Lies About Guantánamo

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13 April, 2010

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Those of us who have been studying the recent career of Col. Lawrence Wilkerson were not surprised when, last week, he submitted a declaration (PDF) in a lawsuit seeking compensation from the US government that was filed by former Guantánamo prisoner Adel Hassan Hamad. A Sudanese hospital worker, Hamad was sold to US forces by their unscrupulous Pakistani allies in the summer of 2002, but was only released from Guantánamo in December 2007.

In the declaration, Col. Wilkerson, who served in the US military for 31 years and was Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from August 2002 until January 2005, stated that George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld all knew — and didn’t care — that “the vast majority of Guantánamo detainees were innocent.”

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Brian Becker: Guantanamo Bay prison cover-up

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April 09, 2010 — Former United States President George W. Bush is being accused of covering up innocent people from being imprisoned. The accusations have come from a former senior member of the Bush administration, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson. The administration allegedly covered it up, fearing that it would weaken their push for war in Iraq.

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US and Iran: The best of enemies?

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March 31, 2010 — In this episode, Empire asks if US-Iranian relations have taken a turn for the worse. The time for hands extended in friendship has been replaced by menacing fists, as both sides ratchet-up the rhetoric. Will this mini cold war continue, giving both the US and Iran time and face to get back to the negotiating table, or will the bellicose words lead to a confrontation that neither side wants? Empire finds out.

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