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Noam Chomsky: There’s Good Reason to Fear U.S.
“Those who want victory” against terror without addressing underlying grievances “want an unending war.” 09/08
5 Afghan troops killed, 2 US soldier wounded in separate attacks:
Five other government troops were wounded when their patrol was ambushed last night in a mountain gorge in southern Afghanistan. 09/08
Warlords wear out Afghans’ welcome:
“The big mistake is from the Americans. They want to bring peace to Afghanistan with thieves and killers. The Americans after two years have learned nothing,” said Abdul Raouf, a car dealer in the eastern city of Jalalabad. “Every day the situation is worse.” 09/08
Bomb Attack in Iraq Wounds 2 U.S. Troops: 09/08
Saboteurs blow up pipeline in northern Iraq:
Commander Saleh Mohammed called the blast, which erupted near the Taaza electric power plant 15 kilometres south of Kirkuk, an act of sabotage. 09/08
Palestinian says he will accept premier post if U.S. presses Israel:
Qureia also said he would not be able to govern without Arafat’s support, and said Israel must change its approach to Arafat. Israel and the United States want to sideline Arafat, who has been confined to his West Bank headquarters by Israeli sieges and threats. 09/08
Who is Ariel Sharon: A lifetime credo of killing unarmed civilians
Rumsfeld: Criticism of Bush Strengthens U.S. Foes:
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Monday opposition to the U.S. President was encouraging Washington’s enemies and hindering his ‘war against terrorism’. 09/08
Navy coverup alleged on drug side Effects:
A Naval Reserve commander says the military doctored his medical file to eliminate all traces of an anti-malaria drug that he believes made him severely ill, suicidal and aggressive – and that he has the before-and-after evidence to prove it. 09/08
Al-Qaida issues a chilling warning:
A new tape purporting to be from Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network yesterday threatened an onslaught against Americans so devastating it would obliterate memories of the September 11 suicide attacks. 09/08
President Bush’s Greatest Victory?
Saddam’s henchmen may finally have thrown in their lot with their ideological adversaries in Osama bin Laden’s terror network to wage war on their common foe two years after the suicide hijackings in the United States, analysts say. 09/08
Text of President Bush’s Speech 09/08
The lights are on but is anyone home?
Bush the smaller made his pitch to the nation over the weekend to “save civilisation” from terrorism and told us that the “frontline” was now Iraq. So Saddam disappears not only literally but also figuratively to be replaced by the generic ‘threat?Ethat has been the real core of the propaganda since 9/11. – 09/08
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Iraq Aid Will Dwarf U.S. Foreign Aid Budget:
President George Bush last night proposed $87 billion in new spending to fight terrorism. The $87 billion would come on top of the $79 billion that Congress approved in April for the initial costs of the war and its aftermath . 09/08
Monthly costs of Iraq, Afghan wars approach that of Vietnam:
The monthly bill for the U.S. military missions in Iraq and Afghanistan now rivals Pentagon spending during the Vietnam War, Defense Department figures show. 09/08
Show me the weapons!
A great many federal workers are seeing their pay raises getting slashed. That’s because President George Bush’s failed Iraq policy will cost at least $60 billion more, just for the rest of this year. 09/08
What about the 90-day occupation?:
Pentagon officials also claimed that Iraq’s oil wealth would make it unnecessary to ask other countries for financial help with reconstruction. “I don’t see the need for panhandling like that,” the Pentagon source said.
Iraq will remain an American problem:
If the Bush administration is expecting grateful thanks for its proposal to give the UN a bigger role in Iraq, it is going to be sorely disappointed.
US, Iraqi Militias Headed For Showdown:
The US-led coalition appeared Sunday headed for a showdown with Iraqi militias after giving them an ultimatum to lay down their arms that was immediately rejected by a leading anti-US firebrand. 09/08
War Wounded Abound in ‘Post-War’ Iraq:
Iraqis hit by stray bullets, grenades or bombs and flocking to hospitals with only a long-shot hope of getting full treatment. 09/08
DNA tests sought ‘for every Briton’:
Every single person in the UK should be compelled to have their DNA on the national database in an effort to prevent crime, a senior police officer has argued. 09/08
Abbas’s successor picked: Asked when Qorei would officially be declared prime minister, Saleh al-Rafat told AFP: “Maybe tonight or tomorrow morning.”
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