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China/Russia/India Pact - Bush Surges Again - ICH News
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China/Russia/India Pact - Bush Surges Again - ICH News

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Giants meet to counter US power: India, China and Russia account for 40 per cent of the world’s population, a fifth of its economy and more than half of its nuclear warheads. Now they appear to be forming a partnership to challenge the US-dominated world order that has prevailed since the end of the Cold War. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article1386812.ece

Bush orders more U.S. troops to occupied Afghanistan: President George W. Bush said on Thursday 3,200 more U.S. troops being deployed to Afghanistan will help NATO occupation forces launch a spring offensive against the Taliban. http://tinyurl.com/2vhoux

Information Warfare, Psy-ops and the Power of Myth By Mike Whitney Just as 9-11 has been used to justify the enhanced powers of the “unitary” president, the evisceration of civil liberties, and a permanent state of war; so too, the bombing of the Golden Mosque, has been used to create a fictional narrative of deeply ingrained sectarian animosity that has no historical precedent. Both events need to be exposed by thorough and independent investigations. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17078.htm

Bill Would Restore Detainees' Rights, Define 'Combatant' By Josh White A group of Senate Democrats introduced legislation yesterday that would restore habeas corpus rights to all detainees in U.S. custody and would narrowly define what it means to be an "enemy combatant" against the United States, a measure designed to challenge laws ushered in by the Republican-controlled Congress last year. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17073.htm

Robert Dreyfuss : Breakdown At The Iraq Lie Factory: President Bush must have been thinking, a heck of a lot easier five years ago. Back in 2002, the president had a smoothly running lie factory humming along in the Pentagon, producing reams of fake intelligence about Iraq, led by Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Doug Feith and his Office of Special Plans. http://snipurl.com/1addd

Don't Do It, Mr. President Hon. Ron Paul Of Texas The moral of the story, Mr. Speaker, is this: if you don’t have a nuke, we’ll threaten to attack you. If you do have a nuke, we’ll leave you alone. In fact, we’ll probably subsidize you. What makes us think Iran does not understand this? http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17071.htm

Ex-aide says Rice misled Congress on Iran By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent Controversy over a possible missed U.S. opportunity for rapprochement with Iran grew on Wednesday as former aide accused Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice of misleading Congress on the issue. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17072.htm

How Corporations Continue to Rape The Worlds Poor BBC : 15 Minute Video Report By Greg Palast Vulture funds - as defined by the International Monetary Fund and Gordon Brown amongst others - are companies which buy up the debt of poor nations cheaply when it is about to be written off and then sue for the full value of the debt plus interest - which might be ten times what they paid for it. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17070.htm

The Ghawar Oil Field: How Much Is Left? Decline of the world’s largest reserve could cripple the global economy By David S. Elliott Back in 2001, before the issue of energy scarcity ever entered my mind, I read a chilling online article called "Ghawar Is Dying" that bluntly speculated about the massive global upheavals modern industrial society would suffer if the largest oil field in Saudi Arabia were indeed running dry. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17077.htm

The Last Oil Shock Video - BBC Money Programme This programme meets the scientists who believe that we are at the beginning of the long term decline in conventional oil production. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17076.htm

British troops seal Basra-Iran border: British troops have surrounded the southern Iraqi city of Basra and closed the border with Iran, the BBC reported Thursday. http://snipurl.com/1adc8

12 Republicans Break Ranks on Iraq Resolution: A dozen Republicans arrived in the House chamber on Wednesday to set aside their party allegiances and lend their names to a resolution intended to rebuke President Bush for his Iraq policy. http://fairuse.100webcustomers.com/sf/nyt2_15_7_7.htm

Leaked Letter Reveals GOP Strategy: Talk About Anything But Escalation http://snipurl.com/1adcj

Vermont Becomes First State to Call for US Troop Withdrawal from Iraq: The Vermont State Legislature made headlines yesterday when lawmakers passed resolutions in both the House and Senate calling for the immediate and orderly withdrawal of US troops from Iraq http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/02/14/1646233 ===
Murtha Seeks to Restrain Action in Iran: A leading Iraq war opponent threatened Thursday to try prohibiting any U.S. military action against Iran without congressional sanction as House Republicans used military veterans within their ranks to oppose a resolution renouncing President Bush's Iraq troop buildup. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=2878258 ===
Anna Nicole tops Iraq on US cable news: The death of Anna Nicole Smith topped news from Iraq on America's cable news channels last week. http://snipurl.com/1adcu ===
Governor: Don't send Iraqi refugees to Ohio: Gov. Ted Strickland on Wednesday had a message for President Bush: any plan to relocate thousands of refugees uprooted by the Iraq war to the United States shouldn't include Ohio http://snipurl.com/1adcw ===
Syria offers huge services to Iraqi displaced, UN official says: - UN high Commissioner for Refugees Affairs Antonio Guterres underlined that Syria offers huge services and aid to the Iraqi displaced in Syria on the economic, health and educational levels, calling on the international community to help it in this 'burden'. http://www.sana.org/eng/21/2007/02/15/102896.htm
Israeli to reassess relations with Palestinian Authority : Israel has decided to reassess its relations with the Palestinian Authority and its chairman, Mahmoud Abbas, due to the unity government agreement reached between Fatah and Hamas in Makkah last week http://snipurl.com/1add1 ===
U.S. officials tell Abbas they'll shun future Hamas-Fatah coalition, aides say : Aides to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that U.S. diplomats told them Washington plans to shun a future Hamas-Fatah coalition government because it will not explicitly recognize Israel. http://snipurl.com/1add3 ===
Apartheid Israel: Arab law student denied entry to Sharon Mall : Four law students at the Netanya College were refused entry at the city's Sharon Mall on Tuesday because the security guards identified them as being non-Jewish. http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/826170.html ===
Brandeis Donors Exact Revenge For Carter Visit : Major donors to Brandeis University have informed the school they will no longer give it money in retaliation for its decision last month to host former President Jimmy Carter, a strong critic of Israel. http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/newscontent.php3?artid=13674 ===
Former Mossad chief: Assassinate Ahmadinejad: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad should "be made to disappear from the arena," Meir Amit, a former director of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, advocated in an exclusive interview with WND. http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3365091,00.html#n ===
Groups Fear Public Backlash Over Iran : While Jewish communal leaders focus most of their current lobbying efforts on pressing the United States to take a tough line against Iran and its nuclear program, some are privately voicing fears that they will be accused of driving America into a war with the regime in Tehran. http://snipurl.com/19aop
Norman Finkelstein: Sapere Aude! (Dare to think for yourself): In 2005 I published a scholarly study, Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History (University of California Press), copiously documenting that Dershowitz had plagiarized large swaths of his book The Case for Israel from an earlier academic hoax and-what's worse yet-that he had grossly falsified Israel's human rights record. http://snipurl.com/1add6 ===
This scapegoating is rolling back the gains of anti-racism: Anti-terror stunts and a barrage of propaganda are demonising Muslims and making Islamophobia the acceptable face of racism http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,2013207,00.html ===

US genocide bill angers Turks: Washington's relations with Turkey, a key Nato ally, have been on the slide since 2003, when Ankara's parliament refused to allow US troops to transit into Iraq. That infuriated the Bush administration. http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldbriefing/story/0,,2013997,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed= 12

Report blasts Afghan war as a failure: Canada and its allies in Afghanistan are waging a losing war against the Taliban that's killed thousands of innocent civilians, harmed the reputation of coalition forces and fuelled support for the insurgency in the past year, says a new report on the conflict by the Senlis Council. http://tinyurl.com/2sxyct
Russia may scrap U.S. arms control treaty: Interfax: Russia warned the United States on Thursday it might pull out of a Cold War nuclear arms reduction treaty because of plans by Washington to build a missile shield in Eastern Europe. http://tinyurl.com/272c5c

Torture Inc. Americas Brutal Prisons; Video report: Savaged by dogs, Electrocuted With Cattle Prods, Burned By Toxic Chemicals, Does such barbaric abuse inside U.S. jails explain the horrors that were committed in Iraq? http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article8451.htm ===
Medical Apartheid in America: "There isn't a better candidate for torture than a person who isn't really considered a person." http://www.counterpunch.org/kimberly02142007.html ===
Foreclosures rip neighborhoods: Foreclosures in Denver since 2003 will log a fivefold increase by the end of the year, a trend that is tearing apart neighborhoods throughout the city. http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/real_estate/article/0,1299,DRMN_414_535284 8,00.html ===
Housing slump all but ove The worst is behind the U.S. housing market, but Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, did not rule out an outright decline in prices before the economy has absorbed the huge glut of unsold new homes still on the market. http://tinyurl.com/2mcyy2
Switzerland Approves Probe of CIA Flight : Switzerland on Wednesday followed Italy and Germany in raising the threat of criminal prosecution of CIA operatives involved in anti-terrorism operations in Europe. http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-6416237,00.html ===
CIA sounded-out Italy about 'renditions' in 2001 : The CIA spoke with Italy's spy chief about kidnapping terrorism suspects in Italy and flying them abroad days after the Sept. 11 attacks, according to testimony being used to prosecute U.S. and Italian agents. http://tinyurl.com/39frzx ===
EU nations censured over CIA 'torture' flights: THE European Parliament has approved a report admonishing 15 European countries and Turkey for helping the CIA transport terrorism suspects held in secret or for failing to co-operate in the Parliament's investigation of the practice. http://tinyurl.com/2nu32c ===
US military tells Jack Bauer: Cut out the torture scenes ... or else! : . The US military has appealed to the producers of 24 to tone down the torture scenes because of the impact they are having both on troops in the field and America's reputation abroad. Forget about Abu Ghraib, forget about Guantanamo Bay, forget even that the White House has authorised interrogation techniques that some classify as torture, that damned Jack Bauer is giving us a bad name. http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article2264632.ece ===
U.S. prison population projected to soar by 200,000 in five years: Get-tough policies that lock up offenders for longer sentences are propelling a projected increase of nearly 200,000 in the U.S. prison population in the next five years, according to a private study released Wednesday. http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/02/14/news/prison.php
Our brave John Howard : Australia's brave Prime Minister John Howard had the temerity to stand up in the Australian Parliament this week and call the Leader of the Opposition a coward on national television, because Kevin Rudd opposes the Iraq war and wants to bring Australian troops home http://www.ichblog.eu/content/view/535/58/ ===
Flugge paid $2,000 a day during Iraq trip, Senate told: Former AWB chairman Trevor Flugge was paid more than $2,000 a day, plus expenses, during a trip to Iraq as part of an AusAID team. http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200702/s1848958.htm ===
Secret new US spy base to get green light: AUSTRALIA'S close military alliance with the United States is to be further entrenched with the building of a high-tech communications base in Western Australia. http://tinyurl.com/2r4hca ===
US unlikely to meet PM's Hicks deadline: David Hicks is unlikely to be formally charged by US authorities in the next few days, meaning Prime Minister John Howard's mid-February deadline will not be met. http://tinyurl.com/3czvkk

"Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government." --- James Madison.

Phenomenon Archives: The Monopoly Men http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3388799387341337020

"On every question of construction [of the Constitution] let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or intended against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed." --- Thomas Jefferson

Aaron Russo's - America: Freedom to Fascism http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4312730277175242198

"Someday the status quo will be more painful and difficult than changing and then America will change." "America Needs a Regime Removal, Not a Regime Change."

Alex Jones - TerrorStorm - Fear & Propaganda CIA Tools of Tyranny. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7516705476148472744

Congress.org: http://www.congress.org/ This is a good site to post the facts. I always include my prepared comments (a list of most of the pressing issues - impeach, 911, Constitutional rights, renewable energy, family rights, global warming, DU, etc.) on anything I post (vote) on: ADD YOUR OWN. Support Ron Paul for President 2008 - Our First and Best Hope in Decades Representative Ron Paul Is Running for President 2008
Ron Paul: Next President Of The USA? http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/january2007/120107ronpaul.htm
To see for yourself:
http://www.house.gov/paul/bio.shtml - Who is Ron Paul?
http://www.house.gov/paul/legis_tst.htm - List of Ron Paul's articles.
http://www.house.gov/paul/ - Website

SECRETS OF THE CIA - A Disturbing Documentary http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8085945499556832271
Operation Northwoods - FOIA Top Secret Document for False Flag Operation on Cuba. http://emperors-clothes.com/images/north-i.htm
Pearl Harbor Attack Known by FDR (FOIA UNClassified Documents) http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=408
What is the Problem with Equality - Presumptive Equal Shared Parenting http://www.thepriceofliberty.org/04/09/15/ward.htm
Tesla - the missing secrets of Nikola Tesla http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5834867580747017149&q=pope...er.corps&hl=en
Experts Warn North Pole Will Be "Ice Free" by 2040 http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-24

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