International Politics


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Aug 26th, 2004 by bevvyd last post
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Disturbing Stuff
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Aug 17th, 2004 by vista last post
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Terrorism...are there really any anwsers?
We can not predict the acts of terrorists, as we live in a world of uncertainty and chaos with death and destruction surrounding us everyday. From the moment we get up until we go to bed,we are constantly bombarded with it's images,in the... (by lordroho)
Aug 1st, 2004 by Spock last post
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Israel's barrier illegal: World court
Israel's barrier illegal: World court Reparations should be paid to Palestinians; Calls for UN action BY ARTHUR MAX ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands Israel's barrier in the West Bank violates international law, the highest UN court... (by Andem)
Jul 30th, 2004 by American Voice last post
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The First Principle of Democracy.
The first principle of democracy is this, that given the opportunity, most people will vote for the person who's going to win. (by American Voice)
Jul 30th, 2004 by Isengard last post
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Even if you don't like Michael Moore
Go read this article! It's a good fight between Moore and O'Reilly! You gotta admit that even if you don't like the guy! :P (by Isengard)
Jul 30th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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Fortunate Son.
Pentagon: Bush Military Records Destroyed Updated 10:49 AM ET July 9, 2004 WASHINGTON (AP) - Military payroll records that could more fully document President Bush's whereabouts during his service in the Texas Air National Guard were inadvertently... (by American Voice)
Jul 29th, 2004 by Spock last post
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Torturing Children
Torturing Children By William Rivers Pitt t r u t h o u t | Perspective Tuesday 20 July 2004 The biggest story of the Iraq war is not about missing weapons of mass destruction, or about deep-cover CIA officers getting their... (by moghrabi)
Jul 22nd, 2004 by Andem last post
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Colonizing Iraq?
Colonizing Iraq? by Paul Craig Roberts Will President Bush share with the American people the reason he is planning a long-term American military occupation of Iraq? You ask, "Isn't the occupation scheduled to end on June 30 when we hand rule... (by moghrabi)
Jul 21st, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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The UN, Human Rights Groups, Aid Agencies, and Canada
Since we managed to drag the other thread on the UN way off topic, I thought I'd start a new one. I'm not sure exactly where we were when we got lost but I thought I'd expand the title a bit. In my view, Canada should be working through the UN a lot... (by Reverend Blair)
Jul 19th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Don't blame Arafat
Don't blame Arafat Camp David failed because Israeli hardliners manipulated intelligence David Hirst Saturday July 17, 2004 The Guardian In his memoirs, the former US president Bill Clinton writes that the Camp David summit, of which this... (by moghrabi)
Jul 17th, 2004 by Cyberm4n last post
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Is Saddam Hussein really in custody?
Conspiracy Theory, whatever. It looks to me that they don't have the real Saddam Hussein in custody. He just seems different to pictures I've seen of Saddam in the past. Here's the article that I was reading at Pravda.ru:... (by Andem)
Jul 11th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Israel Asks U.S. for Support at U.N. Over Barrier
By Megan Goldin JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has asked Washington to block any U.N. Security Council resolution that would act on Friday's World Court ruling that Israel's West Bank barrier is illegal, Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said Saturday. ... (by moghrabi)
Jul 11th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Will Anyone Dare to Ask Why?
We have just experienced the shock of the most spectacular and deadly terror attack in modern history. In an almost surreal scene from a Hollywood movie, on September 11, 2001 hijacked passenger planes crashed directly into the New York World Trade Center... (by moghrabi)
Jul 11th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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THE ZEALOTS
THE ZEALOTS On a late winters day, a slight, blue-eyed boy rode a bicycle down an empty street in the militant Jewish ghetto of Hebron, in the West Bank. Clipped to the boys hair was a green kipa, crocheted and oversized in the style of the... (by moghrabi)
Jul 10th, 2004 by Bushanti last post
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Senate Report Sees No Formal Iraq-Qaeda Ties
By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contacts between Iraq and al Qaeda in the 1990s never led to a formal relationship and there is no evidence Iraq helped conduct an al Qaeda attack, a report by a bipartisan Senate... (by moghrabi)
Jul 7th, 2004 by researchok last post
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And than they thinks they're tolerant...
Criss de tabarnac. Sa dépasse toutes les discriminations (oh combien il y en as) envers la population francophone du Canada. NOUVEAU BRUNSWICK, 2 ième province la plus francophone et la seule à avoir officiellement le statut de bilingue.........REFUSE à... (by Marc)
Jul 7th, 2004 by Numure last post
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Stupid declaration
After the deafeat in a traditional libéral circonscription, the first conselor of forme MP Yolande Thibeault told to journalism.... - Allez-voir le nègre qu'on vient d'élire- Wich could mean....go see the nigger we just elected. We was talking... (by Marc)
Jul 1st, 2004 by researchok last post
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Great New Site for Opposing US Political Viewpoints
Here's a great new site for opposing US political views. The editors at The New Republic and The National Review have at it, in an insightful, cogent and reflective way. Check it out-- it's worth a look see. (by researchok)
Jun 30th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Iraq sovereignty, how will we know?
A sovereign Iraq, how will we recognize it when we see it? When local banks are willing to cash Iraq government payroll checks issued over the signature of President Ghazi Al-Yawer, and the cashees are willing to accept Iraq currency in exchange;... (by American Voice)
Jun 30th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Like Napoleon on Elba?
So, what should become of Saddam Hussein? Is it possible he could return to power, like Bonaparte returning from exile on the island of Elba? (by American Voice)
Jun 25th, 2004 by Numure last post
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Bill Clinton's book.
As some of you may have heard--here there's no escape--former-President Bill Clinton has a book out, a memoir titled "My Life." Our municipal library system has purchased 179 copies. I placed a reserve this morning. I am number 618 on the waiting list.... (by American Voice)
Jun 25th, 2004 by Cyberm4n last post
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Attack of the Wolfman
June 24, 2004 OP-ED COLUMNIST Attack of the Wolfman By MAUREEN DOWD WASHINGTON It would be hard to top the grandiosity of Bill Clinton's self-pity. The man, after all, compared himself to communism with a straight face. Talking to the... (by moghrabi)
Jun 24th, 2004 by researchok last post
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CIA insider says U.S. fighting wrong war
June 23: An anonymous CIA officer is making controversial claims in a book about terrorism, saying the U.S. is fighting the wrong war in the wrong place. NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports. (by moghrabi)
Jun 21st, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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The End of Power, from the WSJ- Interesting read
WHEN EMPIRES WANE The End of Power Without American hegemony the world would likely return to the dark ages. BY NIALL FERGUSON Monday, June 21, 2004 12:01 a.m. We tend to assume that power, like nature, abhors a vacuum. In the history of world... (by researchok)
Jun 21st, 2004 by researchok last post
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Europe v America Germany edges out Arkansas in GDP
The growing split between the U.S. and Europe has been much in the news, mostly on foreign policy. But less well understood is the gap in economic growth and standards of living. Now comes a European report that puts the American advantage in surprisingly... (by researchok)
Jun 20th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Bush Disputes Report Saying No Saddam-Al Qaeda Ties
Jun 17, 2:08 PM (ET) By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Thursday insisted Saddam Hussein had a relationship with al Qaeda, contradicting an independent commission's report that there is no evidence of collaboration between... (by moghrabi)
Jun 20th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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A Failed Israeli Society Collapses While Its Leaders Remain
A Failed Israeli Society Collapses While Its Leaders Remain Silent By AVRAHAM BURG The Zionist revolution has always rested on two pillars: a just path and an ethical leadership. Neither of these is operative any longer. The Israeli nation today... (by moghrabi)
Jun 20th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Iraq: Why Did The USA Want "Regime Change"?
Very interesting reading for people trying to find the truth. (by moghrabi)
Jun 20th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Show Us the Proof
June 19, 2004 Show Us the Proof hen the commission studying the 9/11 terrorist attacks refuted the Bush administration's claims of a connection between Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden, we suggested that President Bush apologize for using these... (by moghrabi)
Jun 20th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Rumsfeld Defends Secretly Holding Suspect
Jun 17, 4:27 PM (ET) By MATT KELLEY WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld defended his decision to hold a prisoner captured in Iraq without notifying international authorities, saying it was at the request of CIA Director George... (by moghrabi)
Jun 17th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Bush names Pakistan 'major ally'
By Rob Watson BBC correspondent, Washington President George W Bush has upgraded relations with Pakistan by formally naming it as a major non-Nato ally. The move was first announced by the US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, during a visit to... (by moghrabi)
Jun 17th, 2004 by researchok last post
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Panel can find no evidence of al-Qaeda, Iraq link for attack
WASHINGTON (AP) Bluntly contradicting the Bush administration, the commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks reported Wednesday there was "no credible evidence" that Saddam Hussein helped al-Qaeda target the United States. In a chilling report that... (by moghrabi)
Jun 17th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Soldier: Commander Tried to Change Report
Jun 16, 7:14 PM (ET) By MATT GOURAS A National Guard commander told a mental health counselor to change an evaluation to show that a serviceman who accused fellow soldiers of abusing Iraqi prisoners was mentally unfit, another soldier says. ... (by moghrabi)
Jun 17th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Rumsfeld ordered prisoner held off the books
Iraqi terror suspect hidden from International Red Cross By Jim Miklaszewski Correspondent NBC News Pentagon officials tell NBC News that late last year, at the same time U.S. military police were allegedly abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison,... (by moghrabi)
Jun 16th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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The Truth About Cheney
The Truth About Cheney 6/15/2004 Vice President Cheney's wild and wacky misadventures with the truth continue, much to the consternation of everyone who values transparency and accountability in government. What will it take for him to come clean?... (by moghrabi)
Jun 16th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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You Can't Mock the President or Say "Balls"
You Can't Mock the President or Say "Balls" The Most Important Thing I Learned in School This Year By BILLY WILSON The following is an essay written by a High School sophomore in Freyburg, Maine, as the essay part of the final exam in his English... (by moghrabi)
Jun 16th, 2004 by Démocrite last post
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DICTIONARY OF BUSHISMS
DICTIONARY OF BUSHISMS Dubya Definitions clearly explained by Loren Adams Fayetteville AR USA February 9, 2003 Send comments to: LAdams727@aol.com Sir Bush has many Orwellian code words needing to be deciphered. (by moghrabi)
Jun 16th, 2004 by LuShes last post
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No More Tears, No More Sympathy for America
No More Tears, No More Sympathy for America By Omar Barghouti, Outlook India Dear Americans, I've written to you a published open letter a year after the criminal attacks of September 11th reiterating my heartfelt condemnation of those attacks,... (by moghrabi)
Jun 15th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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The Explosion of the 9-11 Truth Movement -- U.S. Media's Dir
The Explosion of the 9-11 Truth Movement -- U.S. Media's Dirty Little Secret by Bill Douglas, Co-Founder - "National 911Visibility.org" A mass movement and a mountain of disturbing evidence has been growing beneath the radar of U.S. media. The U.S.... (by moghrabi)
Jun 15th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Dear Homeland Security, We have Found the Enemy, He is Us
Published on Tuesday, June 15, 2004 by CommonDreams.org Dear Homeland Security, We have Found the Enemy, He is Us by Ed Bice The finest legal minds in Washington presumably found reason to advise President Bush in March of 2003 that the... (by moghrabi)
Jun 15th, 2004 by vista last post
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George W. Bush's Resumé
Someone posted this on another forum, but there was no credit attached. RESUME - GEORGE W. BUSH 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20520 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (by Andem)
Jun 14th, 2004 by Haggis McBagpipe last post
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Bush’s Iraq syndrome POPULAR!
March 2004 Bushs Iraq syndrome "WE WERE ALL wrong", David Kay, chief US WMD-hunter, told the Senate Armed Services Committee (28 January). No actual chemical, biological or nuclear weapons have been found, and there is "no indication of a production... (by Anonymous)
Jun 12th, 2004 by moghrabi last post
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Reagan played decisive role in Hussien's survival in Iran-Ir
Title : Reagan played decisive role in Saddam Hussein's survival in Iran-Iraq war By : Date : 09 June 2004 1045 hrs (SST) URL : WASHINGTON: As Americans mourn the passing of... (by moghrabi)
Jun 10th, 2004 by American Voice last post
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Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Contractors Over Iraq Abuse
By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. defense contractors were accused in a class-action suit on Wednesday of conspiring with U.S. officials to torture and abuse prisoners in Iraq. The suit, filed in San Diego, alleged San-Diego based Titan... (by moghrabi)
Jun 9th, 2004 by Reverend Blair last post
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Memo Says Bush Not Restricted by Torture Bans
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush, as commander-in-chief, is not restricted by U.S. and international laws barring torture, Bush administration lawyers stated in a March 2003 memorandum. The 56-page memo to Defense Secretary... (by moghrabi)