The Human Price of Neocon HavocJuly 17, 2014 Exclusive: Neocons are the “masters of chaos” as they destabilize disfavored governments around the world. But real people pay the price as we’ve seen with Israel’s slaughter of four boys on a Gaza beach and an apparent shoot-down of a Malaysian airliner over war-torn Ukraine, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry
Whether the tragedy is four boys getting blown apart while playing on a beach in Gaza or nearly 300 killed from a suspected missile strike on a Malaysian Airliner over Ukraine or the thousands upon thousands of other innocent victims slaughtered in Iraq, Syria, Libya and other recent war zones, the underlying lesson is that the havoc encouraged by America’s neocons results in horrendous loss of human life.
While clearly other players share in this blame, including the soldiers on the ground and the politicians lacking the courage to compromise, the principal culprits in the bloodshed of the past dozen years have been the neoconserva…
Action Alert After filing moving first-hand reports on the deaths of 4 Palestinian children, NBC News pulled one of their star reporters from Gaza. Why are they obstructing good journalism now, just as the ground invasion begins?Why did NBC pull this senior reporter from Gaza?
Tell NBC News Prez Deborah Turness: Let Ayman Mohyeldin report from Gaza Dear Stan,
After ten days of bombarding Gaza, the Israeli military has killed 230 Palestinians, 80% of them civilians. And now they have begun a ground invasion that they promise will be even "messier.”
While all of us at JVP are working around the clock to stop this unfolding disaster—and will keep you posted regularly—NBC news just made our work a whole lot harder by pulling from Gaza Ayman Mohyeldin, one of the most respected, experienced correspondents covering this crisis. Unless we act now, we may lose some of the most balanced, fair and accurate reporting on Gaza in any mainstream news network. Please tell NBC to let Mohyeldin rep…
Outrage as France become first country in world to ban pro-Palestine demosMove follows violence at protests in Paris last weekendInterior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said there was a 'threat to public order'Thousands across France were set to march again this weekendAnyone who breaks the ban faces a year in prison and a 15,000 euro fine.If they hide their faces the sentence can be increased to three years jail, and a 45,000 euro fine
By PETER ALLEN PUBLISHED: 10:56 GMT, 18 July 2014 | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 18 July 2014 25,807shares
View comments France's Socialist government provoked outrage today by becoming the first in the world to ban protests against Israeli action in Palestine. In what is viewed as an outrageous attack on democracy, Socialist Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said mass demonstrations planned for the weekend should be halted. Mr Cazeneuve said there was a ‘threat to public order’, while opponents said he was ‘criminalising’ popular support of the Pales…
Een andere vraag: waarom gaan veel Nederlanders ervan uit dat hun land betrokken kan zijn bij geweld elders, zonder dat Nederlandse burgers hiervan ooit enige consequenties ondervinden? Leven ze onder een glazen stolp? Salon / ByAndrew Leonard7 COMMENTS
The New Age of Global Paranoia: Russia, Ukraine, and the Plane Crash
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