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De Mainstream Pers 228

De Israelische architect Eyal Weizman laat in zijn boek Hollow land: Israel's architecture of occupation (2007) zien dat architectuur een weerspiegeling is van de dominante politieke ideologie. In het geval van de 'Joodse staat,' is architectuurhet medium om de zionistische belangen met geweld af te dwingen. In zijn essay Frontier Architecture  When the wall around the American compound in Baghdad looks as if its components are leftovers lifted from Jerusalem, when 'contemporary closures' are imposed on whole towns and villages by means of earth dykes and barbed wire, when large Iraqi regions are carved up by road blocks and checkpoints, when the homes of suspected terrorists are leveled, when Apache helicopters are used in civilian areas, and when ‘targeted assassinations’ are introduced, it is not only because these tactics have become elements of a shared military curriculum written by Israeli training officers. They spread through a process of mimicry in which t…

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The Lies Grow More AudaciousBy Paul Craig Roberts

June 07, 2014 "ICH" -  If there were any doubts that Western “leaders” live in a fantasy make-believe world constructed out of their own lies, the G-7 meeting and 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landing dispelled the doubts. The howlers issuing from these occasions are enough to split your sides. Obama and his lap dog Cameron described the Normandy landing on June 6, 1944, as “the greatest liberation force that the world has ever known” and took all the credit for the US and Britain for the defeat of Hitler. No mention was made of the Soviet Union and the Red Army, which for three years prior to the Normandy landing had been fighting and defeating the Wehrmacht. The Germans lost World War II at the Battle of Stalingrad, which was fought from August 23, 1942 until February 2, 1943, when most of the remnants of the powerful German Sixth Army surrendered, including 22 generals. Nineteen months previously the largest inv…