NATO In Afghanistan: World War In One Country
- Rick Rozoff
Since the North Atlantic Treaty Organization took control of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan in 2003 the amount of troops serving under that command has grown from 5,000 to over 100,000.
There are currently 134, ...
MOGADISHU/BERLIN (Own report) - The scandal caused by the planned dispatching of more than 100 German mercenaries to Somalia, is further evidence of the expansion of German private security companies. The CEO of the Asgaard German Security Group (based ...
Against the dictatorship of the dominant theory and in favour of a new ethic
- Paolo Sylos Labini Associazione
1. The dominant theory is in crisis
Today, after years of atrophy, a new spirit is making itself felt, and it is up to economic science to show fitting response. The global crisis underway marks a momentous turning point. As many have pointed out, lapsing ...
Haiti: The Open Wounds
- Blanche Petrich
The United States and the Rene Preval government see the private sector as constituting the “spine” of post-earthquake reconstruction. According to a document, Haiti Tomorrow, $9 billion will be put into infrastructure works such as roads ...
Human Rights organizations to the High Court of Justice: Stop immediately the expulsion of Palestinians from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip
Today, 25.5.10, Hamoked – Center for the Defence of the Individual served a petition to the HCJ, along with 15 other Israeli and Palestinian human rights organizations, regarding the practice of expulsion of Palestinians from ...
Haitian Farmers Commit to Burning Monsanto Hybrid Seeds
- Beverly Bell
"A new earthquake" is what peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the news that Monsanto will be donating 60,000 seed sacks (475 tons) of hybrid corn seeds and vegetable ...
Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons
- Chris McGreal
Secret South African documents reveal that Israel offered to sell nuclear warheads to the apartheid regime, providing the first official documentary evidence of the state's possession of nuclear weapons.
The "top secret" ...
Karzai in Washington: The War Awaiting Kandahar
- Ramzy Baroud
Clad in his usual attire of a colorful, striped robe, Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared more like an emperor as he began his fourth day in Washington. Accompanying him on a somber visit to the Arlington National Cemetery were US Defense Secretary ...
Hallelujah, the World is Against Us!
- Uri Avnery אורי אבנרי
A local TV station told us this week about a group of Israelis who adhere to conspiracy theories.
They believe that George W. Bush planned the destruction of the Twin Towers in order to further his wicked aims. They believe that the big pharmaceutical ...
A conversation with Mexican activist translator Atenea Acevedo: A voice for conscientious communication
- Silvina Friera
"Brilliant eyes." It's the most common Homeric description for Athenea, the Goddess of Wisdom in Greek mythology. In Atenea Acevedo's name one might calculate her entire existence, her intense desire to live a "double life," her conviction ...