Tag Archives: weapons of mass destruction

Why we say NO TO NATO

A video that explains why we say NO TO NATO in just a few minutes. Recommended. Local actions in solidarity encouraged.

VICE News: The CIA Just Declassified the Document That Supposedly Justified the Iraq Invasion

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.

Gareth Porter: When the Ayatollah Said No to Nukes

In an exclusive interview, a top Iranian official says that Khomeini personally stopped him from building Iran’s WMD program. BY GARETH PORTER   ForeignPolicy.com   OCTOBER 16, 2014 The nuclear negotiations between six world powers and Iran, which are now nearing their November deadline, remain deadlocked over U.S. demands that Iran dismantle the bulk of its capacity to […]

Margaret Sarfehjooy: Bad Chemistry, Toxic Horror, and Haunting Consequences

 The U.S. (and other countries) played a key role in Saddam’s chemical weapons program. As The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward reported in 1982, the CIA began giving Iraq intelligence which it used to “calibrate” its mustard gas attacks against Iranian troops. …my guide described the workshops and conferences the [Tehran] Peace Museum hosts on the […]

▶ Bill Moyers interviews Charles Lewis: The Lies That Lead to War

Lewis details the deceptions and illusions that have caused “most Americans and their elected representatives to completely ignore facts, logic and reason in the rush to war.” A complicit partner, he says, is a media intent on preserving the status quo and never offending the ruling elite. Moyers and Company  June 27, 2014 As the […]

Gilbert Mercier> Global War Economy: The Empire of the US Military Industrial Complex

This permanent war business proposition is criminal in nature but absolutely fool proof in terms of maximum returns on the investment. Money is made when the weapons are manufactured. By Gilbert Mercier  Aug 30, 2012 at 3:13 pm  NEWS JUNKIE POST   Arguably, since entering World War II, the United States of America’s economy has been a war […]

5 Weapons of Mass Destruction the U.S. Military Uses Every Day – Forbes

Are we preparing to fight a war with Iran because they have grenades and anti-tank rockets? Michael Peck, Contributor  4/29/2013  Forbes When most of us think of weapons of mass destruction, we think of nuclear bombs, or nerve gas, or biological agents. So it was surprising to see accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarn aev charged […]

Anti-Drone Protests at the NY Air National Guard Base at Hancock Field

Click the photo for the video>  About 250 activists took part in an Anti-Drone Protest, outside the NY Air National Guard Base on East Malloy Road on Sunday April 28, 2013. The protest started in front of the Thompson Road entrance to the base. After several speeches, the protestors marched down East Malloy Road to […]

David Harris> Experience and Reflections in Hennepin County Jail> June 26-28, 2012

Experience and Reflections in Hennepin County Jail June 26-28, 2012 By David Harris Editor’s Note: David was arrested at Alliant Tech Systems—a manufacturer of weapons of mass destruction—before they moved their corporate headquarters from Eden Prairie MN to Arlington VA to be closer to Washington DC. David is part of the Alliant Action, a group […]

Sex and the Single Drone> The Latest in Guarding the Empire> by Tom Engelhardt

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Washington’s Field of Screams Posted by Tom Engelhardt at 9:31am, September 29, 2011.  TomDispatch.com [In May I wrote a piece for TomDispatch, “Welcome to Post-Legal America,” about ways in which, in the name of protecting American “safety,” the very concept of legality has ceased to be applied to our National Security Complex — other than, […]

Join AlliantACTION as We Celebrate the 142nd Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the Power of Nonviolence

Join AlliantACTION as We Celebrate the 142nd Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the Power of Nonviolence Gather Sunday at 1 PM, October 2, 2011> Action at 1:30 Note below that ATK (a major weapons manufacturer) is moving to Arlington, VA.  If you know of a group in the D.C. area that might be interested in continuing […]

Power Politics, NATO, and the Libyan Intervention

Pompous Rhetoric and Realpolitik  Counterpunch Power Politics, NATO, and the Libyan Intervention by DAVID N. GIBBS     SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 The recent NATO intervention against the regime of Muammar Gaddafi in Libya has been a considerable source of contention among many on the left, with self-proclaimed progressives, most notably Juan Cole, openly supporting this military action. […]

Cheney, Rumsfeld, and the Dark Art of Propaganda, by Amy Goodman

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 […]

Seal Team Six and Drones

Seal Team Six and Drones By Polly Mann A worker bee was lipping off to a sleek black seal:  “I’ve tried for years to overcome the negative implications of my name, ‘drone’, defined in many minds as ‘indisposed to hard work’ and by others, less well-intentioned, as ‘lazy.’” “Now, the Pentagon calls its program ‘drones’ that targets […]