Pentagon Propaganda Machine Continues to Spin Lies:


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Pentagon Propaganda Machine Continues to Spin Lies:
Sun Nov 16 16:28:44 2003
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CIA Finds No Evidence Hussein Sought to Arm Terrorists:

The CIA's search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has found no evidence that former president Saddam Hussein tried to transfer chemical or biological technology or weapons to terrorists, according to a military and intelligence expert.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5227.htm

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Pentagon Propaganda Machine Continues to Spin Lies:

Veterans, Congress, the press, and the people need to stand up and tell the military to stop the lies, threats, and unilateral attacks and instead tell the truth and begin working in an atmosphere of mutual trust and verification ...
http://www.veteransforcommonsense.org/newsArticle.asp?id=1290

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U.S. Will Help Draft Iraq Constitution :

``We will write into that constitution exactly the kinds of guarantees that were not in Saddam's constitution.,'' L. Paul Bremer told ABC's ``This Week'' from Baghdad. While the U.S.-led occupation will end, Bremer said the presence of coalition forces will not.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3394689,00.html

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What Iraq will get isn't self-rule:

This is a tried and true colonial formula in fact, a dead-ringer for what the British did in Iraq when faced with an insurgency after their post-Ottoman takeover in 1917.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5228.htm

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Governing With All The Keen Skill Of Delta House:

Nearly 400 U.S. body bags later, the White House is only now concluding that it installed Spanky and Our Gang to run Iraq, led by Ahmad Chalabi, the Dennis Kozlowski of the Sunni Triangle?
http://www.tampatrib.com/MGAJ1IXG2ND.html

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Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan :

At least three US soldiers were killed in eastern Afghanistan after their car went over a mine planted by militants, a top Afghan official said on Saturday, but the US military said that there was only one fatality in the attack.
http://www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en45237&F_catID=&f_type=source>

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UN Employee Shot, Killed in Afghanistan:

A French United Nations official was shot and killed Sunday in central Afghanistan when a man on a motorcycle opened fire on her UN vehicle.
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20031116_261.html

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Christian Mullahs Message of Hate:

Like the European “settlers” in US and Australia, the Israeli “settlers” have become the unquestionable legitimate owners of the lands and are constantly portrayed in the mass media as the innocent victim of “terrorism”. Notice again how the terms have been conveniently selected, “settlers” instead of ”occupiers”, and “terrorists” instead of “resistance movement”.
http://www.paknews.com/articles.php?id=1&date1=2003-08-01

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18 killed as two US choppers crash in Iraq:

One of the helicopters that crashed on Saturday was hit by a rocket propelled grenade (RPG), a US officer at the scene said.
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/8981A0B6-ACB7-44C3-87C0-011A5C7C87DF.htm

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Cheney ignored war chaos alert :

British warnings that America was failing before the war to prepare properly for a crumbling security situation in Iraq after Saddam Hussein was ousted were ignored by Vice President Dick Cheney and the Pentagon.
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12239,1086438,00.html

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Sen. Ernest F. Hollings: 'My Cambodian Moment: Discovering The Truth In Iraq'.

We should have listened to former President "Papa" Bush, who wrote in "A World Transformed," "We should not march into Baghdad ... turning the whole Arab world against us ... assigning young soldiers ... to fight in what would be an unwinnable urban guerrilla war."
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5222.htm

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Stan Goff: 'Hold on to your humanity:

An open letter to GIs in Iraq': They'll throw you away like a used condom when they are done. Ask the vets who are having their benefits slashed out from under them now. Bushfeld and their cronies are parasites, and they are the sole beneficiaries of the chaos you are learning to live in. They get the money. You get the prosthetic devices, the nightmares, and the mysterious illnesses.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5224.htm

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US stays blind to Iraqi casualties:

THE WHITE HOUSE always said it would never count how many Iraqi parents we killed to liberate their children. We would never count how many toddlers we blew to pieces to free their elders. We would never count how many nuclear families we vaporized. We would never know if we razed a village to save a child.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5225.htm

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You won't believe what happens next:

James Baldwin said that Nazism thrived not because most Germans were evil but because most were spineless. One cowardly compromise after another, quickly created a climate in which the rare act of courage, however splendid, became futile. Is that what is happening to us? Perhaps.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5223.htm

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Sept. 11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Royals Dismissed:

A US district court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against both Prince Sultan, second deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, and Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi ambassador to Britain, brought by victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York and Washington.
http://www.arabnews.com/?page=4žion=0&article=35171&d=16&m=11&y=2003

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'Shoot-to-kill' demand by US :

Home Secretary David Blunkett has refused to grant diplomatic immunity to armed American special agents and snipers travelling to Britain as part of President Bush's entourage this week.
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,6903,1086397,00.html

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For Middle Class, Health Insurance Becomes a Luxury:

Mr. Thornton is one of more than 43 million people in the United States who lack health insurance, and their numbers are rapidly increasing because of ever soaring cost and job losses.
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/16/national/16INSU.html?hp

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20 people killed in two large blasts near Istanbul synagogues:

According to the Jewish Agency, six of those killed in the blasts and eighty of those wounded have been identified as Jews.
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/360960.html

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Suicide Car Bombers Kill 23 in Turkey :

Suicide car bombers attacked two synagogues in downtown Istanbul at almost the same time Saturday, killing 23 people, the interior minister said.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3390428,00.html

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UK on Second Highest Terror Alert:

Britain's security services have been put on their second highest state of alert amid intelligence of a possible al-Qaeda attack.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3272569.stm

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400th US serviceman dies in Iraq
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3390263,00.html

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U.S. casualties from Iraq war top 9,000:

Total casualties among all services are more than 9,200, and represents an increase of nearly 3,000 non-combat medical evacuations reported since the first week of October.
http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20031113-074311-4128r

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U.S. Helicopter Crashes in Northern Iraq : `

`A quick reaction force is securing area,'' said a military spokesman who spoke on condition of anonymity. The spokesman did not know the type of helicopter that went down.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3391564,00.html

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U.S. to End Iraq Administration by June:

American administrators will hand over sovereignty to a new transitional government by June, the Iraqi Governing Council said Saturday, announcing an accelerated U.S. plan for ending the occupation of Iraq.
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20031115/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq&cid=540&ncid=716

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Rumsfeld Warns US Troops Could Stay in Iraq for Many Years
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=463882

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Rice: U.S. has no evidence Iraq hid WMDs in Syria
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/360957.html

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Is ‘Facility 1391’ Israel’s version of Guantanamo Bay?
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/15_11_03/art19.asp

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Energy policy set for overhaul as Republicans reach deal :

Congressional Republicans on Friday finished a draft of a broad energy bill that would aim billions of dollars in tax breaks to energy industries.
http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-ener15.html

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Sales down as consumers hold back:

Sales at the nation's retailers fell by 0.3 percent last month, following a 0.4 percent decline in September, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/2223775

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Job Layoffs:

Where are all these jobs everyone (media) is so ecstatic about?
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5219.htm

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The Real Jobs Numbers:

If you look at the numbers, the current slump is setting records in terms of sustained job loss, and the decline in wage and salary income, among other areas. Why should you be skeptical of those who report a rosy future in the job market?
http://www.tompaine.com/feature2.cfm/ID/9351

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Dear American Worker:

I apologize for my ignorance and that of many of my fellow Americans. I apologize, too, for my shortsighted eagerness to get the best buy I could, and for my silly desire to save a few extra pennies, or a few more dollars.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5221.htm

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Why Chickenhawks Matter:

George W. Bush; Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, Richard Perle, Tom DeLay, Elliott Abrams--to a man, all found better things to do than join the armed forces during Vietnam, a war most of them supported.
http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20031201&s=alterman

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Mike Davis on war crimes:

Our military has started dropping 500-pound bombs around the flashpoints of Falluja and Tikrit. In a guerrilla war, this is the equivalent of conceding defeat in the struggle for popular support in an area. A 500-pound bomb is a completely indiscriminate weapon.
http://www.nationinstitute.org/tomdispatch/index.mhtml

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Noam Chomsky:
Invasion as Marketing Problem: The Iraq War and Contempt for Democracy
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/arrticle5220.htm

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U.S. General Treads Carefully in Iraq:

The tribal sheiks in Anbar had a clear message for Maj. Gen. Charles H. Swannack Jr. -- the detention of Iraqi women is only creating new enemies for America.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/international/AP-Iraq-Walking-a-Minefield.html?ex=1069835171&ei=1&en=f2f50e562caae20e

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Iran Leader Rips U.S. Occupation of Iraq:

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said U.S. troops ``are being slapped in the face every day by Iraqis.''
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/international/AP-Iran-US-Democracy.html?ex=1069835278&ei=1&en=069336c736043d9c



In case you missed it:

AIPAC and the Iraqi opposition :

The INC's invitation to the ( AIPAC) conference reflects a first attempt to disclose the links between the American Jewish community and the Iraqi opposition, after years in which the two sides have taken pains to conceal them. Revelation of overly close links with Jews will not serve the interests of the organizations aspiring to lead the Iraqi people.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5218.htm

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Double standards exist in Iran nuclear probe:

“We see that there are double standards and that one country is singled out while there is silence about Israel, which owns weapons of mass destruction,”
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_15-11-2003_pg4_12

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F-16I fighter jet to be sent to Israel unveiled in Texas :

The first in a fleet of the most advanced F-16 fighter jets will soon be sent to Israel, Lockheed Martin officials announced Friday.
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/360955.html

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Air Force raid in Syria included buzzing of President Assad's palace
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/360941.html

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Roadside Bomb Kills 2 GIs in Central Iraq:

Iraq's growing lawlessness claimed more American victims when two soldiers were killed and three wounded when their convoy was attacked with a roadside bomb.
http://www.missoulian.com/articles/2003/11/14/ap/Headlines/d7uqjc500.txt

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US Special Ops Soldier Killed in Afghanistan:

A US special operations force soldier was killed in Afghanistan Friday when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a roadside bomb.
http://wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=798948&tw=wn_wire_story

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Five dead in house blast:

AN explosion ripped through a house in southern Russia today, killing five Interior Ministry soldiers and wounding as many as 10 more, Russian officials said.
http://www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,7873463%255E1702,00.html

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Behind the Lines:

Indonesia may claim success in its major offensive against the Acehnese, but that's not how it looked to William Nessen when he joined the guerillas in the jungle.
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/11/14/1068674378807.html

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