O Captain My Captain: America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’

On November 28, 2011, in Articles, by admin

O Captain My Captain:   America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’   By Clive Hambidge   A military conquest “… We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours … When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do will be to scurry […]

Cluster Bombs: Nations Reject Weakening of Global Ban

On November 27, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

Cluster Bombs: Nations Reject Weakening of Global Ban Proposed US Treaty Fails as Ban Supporters Stand Firm (Geneva, November 25, 2011) – An attempt by the United States and others to weaken the comprehensive ban on cluster munitions has failed, Human Rights Watch said today. The effort by the US and other users and stockpilers […]

US led attempt to allow cluster bomb use is rejected at UN negotiations

On November 26, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

US led attempt to allow cluster bomb use is rejected at UN negotiations Campaigners call on remaining states to join international ban on these weapons (Geneva, November 25, 2011) – An attempt by the United States and other remaining producers and stockpilers of cluster munitions to push through a weak new law which would have […]

Storm Watch: Arab Spring

On November 24, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Storm Watch: Arab Spring by Adrian Salbuchi   “Arab Springs” are not as spontaneous as the Western mainstream media would have us believe. Their behind-the-scenes instigators always get “a little help from their Global Power Elite mega-planning friends…” ­Isn’t it rather odd that after long decades of slumber, starting in early 2011 millions upon millions […]

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Stirring things up

On November 24, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

Stirring things up by Peter Eyre Could it be that the US, UK and France are persuading the Arab League to take action and are we about to see another “Libya Style Massacre” (sorry I meant to have said “an action to save lives”!!) We have seen the US attempt to take the pressure of […]

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Humanitarian concerns ignored as talks continue on cluster munitions

On November 21, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

Humanitarian concerns ignored as talks continue on cluster munitions Revisions to draft new law are minimal and marginal (Geneva, 21 November 2011): As negotiations on a new law that would expressly allow some countries to continue to use cluster munitions enter the crucial final week, the voice of concerned governments , campaigners, and more than […]

Global public outcry at plans to allow use of cluster bombs

On November 14, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

Global public outcry at plans to allow use of cluster bombs States urged to keep their word to ban the weapon   Geneva, 14 November 2011: Governments should support the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions and not create a new contrary international law permitting use of these weapons said the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC) today, […]

Behind The Iron Wall: ‘The plan that never changed’

On November 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

      Behind The Iron Wall: ‘The plan that never changed’  By Clive Hambidge The UN Cultural organisation (UNESCO) voted strongly in favour of membership for the Palestinians. A vote opposed by Israel.  There were 173 countries that voted, 107 in favour, 14 opposing and 52 abstaining.  Great Britain was one of those in […]

How far away is ‘a long way away’?

On November 12, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

  How far away is ‘a long way away’? by Thomas Nash This week has seen substantial activity on cluster munitions in the UK and acute scrutiny of the government’s approach to the negotiations on a lower standard of international law that the US is seeking to force through at the UN in Geneva next […]

The US drone hell on earth!

On November 2, 2011, in Articles, by admin

  The US drone hell on earth! by Nour Rida   Seems like “predator-prey” is the best game ever played by the United States of America, an old game with which the world is getting fed-up. The US personnel, however, no longer tend to exist in battlefield. Unmanned drones took over and have become the most […]

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