Tag Archives: Panetta

“No More War!” chants disrupt Democrats’ Convention

Neither big party convention in the United States has expressed any interest in ending war, outside of that wonderful chanting. We’re going to be needing a powerful global peace movement to control U.S. warmongering. Help us build it by attending No War 2016: http://worldbeyondwar.org/NoWar2016

Michael Chossudovsky> The US-Israeli Attack on Gaza

The US-Israeli Attack on Gaza “The United States is not “supporting” an Israeli military endeavor, it is major actor in the attack on Gaza. The US is therefore a perpetrator of war crimes together with Israel.” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky  Global Research, November 20, 2012 Region: Middle East & North Africa  Theme: US NATO War Agenda In-depth Report: PALESTINE The […]

Coleen Rowley> Senator Webb Challenges Obama’s Humanitarian Interventionism

Senator Webb Challenges Obama’s Humanitarian Interventionism Posted on Democratic Underground by annm4peace Thank goodness that Senator Webb and House Rep. Jones are challenging Obama’s (and Samantha Power’s) “humanitarian intervention” powers. The irony is that the (former military official who is no dove) Senator Webb has to challenge the (non-military experienced) executive’s unbridled power to wage “preventive […]

Ray McGovern> US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes

US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes Exclusive: Recent comments by U.S and Israeli military leaders indicate that the intelligence services of the two countries agree that Iran has not decided to build a nuclear bomb, a crack in the Western narrative that the U.S. press corps won’t accept, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern explains.  By Ray McGovern   January 24, 2012 […]

US Planning Troop Buildup in Gulf After Exit From Iraq

US Planning Troop Buildup in Gulf After Exit From Iraq Sunday 30 October 2011      TruthOut by: Thom Shanker and Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times News Service | Report United States soldiers performed a closing ceremony on Oct. 20 for a base in Tikrit, now under the control of Iraqi forces. (Photo: Andrea Bruce / […]

Panetta Dead Wrong on War Spending

  Watch the Video | Share It With Your Friends Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is flagrantly advocating for war profiteers at the expense of real security for the American people. He’s trying to browbeat Congress and other officials into continuing to send huge sums of our money to war profiteers who are killing jobs and ripping off the taxpayer. Our […]

A Historic Opportunity to Cut Military Spending

JFP 8/5: Panetta: Cut Social Security and Medicare, not the military SUBMITTED BY ROBERT NAIMAN ON 5 AUGUST 2011 – 8:03PM Just Foreign Policy News  August 5, 2011 I) Actions and Featured Articles A Historic Opportunity to Cut Military Spending The agreement in Washington to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for deficit reduction has […]

Secret prisons: How the U.S. government uses its media servants to attack real journalism — Glenn Greenwald on Jeremy Scahill’s Nation expose

FRIDAY, JUL 15, 2011 07:16 ET How the U.S. government uses its media servants to attack real journalism BY GLENN GREENWALD   salon.com “The US has stopped running its global network of secret prisons, CIA director Leon Panetta has announced. ‘CIA no longer operates detention facilities or black sites,’ Mr Panetta said in a letter to staff” […]