Tag Archives: Colin Powell
Leopold: According to the latest figures compiled by Iraq Body Count, to date more than 200,000 Iraqi civilians have been killed, although other sources say the casualties are twice as high. More than 4,000 US soldiers have been killed in Iraq, and tens of thousands more have been injured and maimed. The war has cost US taxpayers more than $800 billion.
An Unholy Alliance Between the Military-Security-Industrial Complex and the Israel Lobby By ISMAEL HOSSEIN-ZADEH Counterpunch.org Weekend Edition July 18-20, 2014 Geopolitical observers of the Middle East turbulence tend to blame the raging chaos in the area on the presumed failure of the “incoherent,” “illogical” or “contradictory” policies of the United States. Irrefutable evidence […]
Nuclear weapons are justified by their possessors for nuclear deterrence, but nuclear deterrence is only a hypothesis about human behavior. By David Krieger Saturday, 03 August 2013 Truthout | Opinion (Photo: US Government / Flickr) When asked by a reporter why nuclear weapons are useless, Colin Powell, former US secretary of state and four-star general said: “Because they’re such horrible […]
Amy Goodman: Corporate Media No Longer Mainstream, But Extreme “This is no longer a mainstream media, but an extreme media beating the drums for war,” journalist Amy Goodman tells the National Conference For Media Reform meeting in Denver. Published on Apr 7, 2013 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND […]
Cheney, Rumsfeld, and the Dark Art of Propaganda by Amy Goodman Published: Wednesday 31 August 2011 NationofChange.org “A central pillar of the invasion of Iraq was Powell’s Feb. 5, 2003, speech before the United Nations, which laid out the case of weapons of mass destruction.” “When one lies, one should lie big, and stick […]