John Pilger> The Silent Military Coup That Took Over Washington

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John Kerry. (photo: file)

Militarism disguised as democracy

 This time it’s Syria, last time it was Iraq. Obama chose to accept the entire Pentagon of the Bush era: its wars and war crimes

John Kerry. (photo: file)

By John Pilger, Guardian UK  via ReaderSupportedNews.com

11 September 13   go to original article

n my wall is the Daily Express front page of September 5 1945 and the words: “I write this as a warning to the world.” So began Wilfred Burchett’s report from Hiroshima. It was the scoop of the century. For his lone, perilous journey that defied the US occupation authorities, Burchett was pilloried, not least by his embedded colleagues. He warned that an act of premeditated mass murder on an epic scale had launched a new era of terror.

Almost every day now, he is vindicated. The intrinsic criminality of the atomic bombing is borne out in the US National Archives and by the…

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