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The tag 'Iraq' is associated with 96 posts.

George W. Bush Was Contemplating Invading Iraq in 1999

Comment: Among the disclosures in the brilliant recent book Family of Secrets by Russ Baker are statements by Bush family associate and author Mickey Herskowitz that Bush felt that starting a war was key to being a successful leader, and that W was contemplating invading Iraq in 1999. Bush clearly felt that a successful posture […]


FTR #706 Interview with John Loftus: The Obama Administration as the Last Victim of World War II

Cover-up of U.S. economic support for Hitler led to creation of two CIA’s–one Democrat and one Republican that serves multinational corporations; Nuremberg trials subverted; Goldstone Report a sham.


“Family of Secrets”: A VERY Important New Book

Comment: Journalist Russ Baker has written a landmark volume about the deep political history of the Bush family, George H.W. (“Poppy”) Bush in particular. Family of Secrets (Bloomsbury Press [SC]; Copyright 2009 by Russ Baker) is a must for serious students of the realities of contemporary power structure. Painstakingly tracing evidentiary tributaries  running through decades […]


White-power groups recruiting from military

by Jim PopkinMSNBC.com White-supremacist groups have recruited 203 people who served in the U.S. military or who claim to have U.S. military backgrounds, according to a new report by the FBI. The unclassified FBI Intelligence Assessment, issued last week and obtained by NBC News, cautions that white-power extremists are trying hard to recruit active-duty soldiers […]


A Major Arms Dealer in Shackles, Delivered to New York

by Alan FeuerNYT Manhattan on a Friday afternoon: downtown along the East River, where the sun was flashing brightly and a lazy weekend called. Women strolled through the South Street Seaport in their summer dresses; tourists went on round-the-island helicopter tours. It was close enough to Wall Street to almost feel the brokers getting ready […]


Jihad and Jew-Hatred

Islamism, Nazism and the Roots of 9/11


Think past oil, Rockefeller kin tell Exxon

15 descendants push for renewable energy, cuts in warming emissions MSNBC News Services NEW YORK – Members of the Rockefeller family, descended from the founder of what became Exxon Mobil Corp., challenged the oil giant Wednesday to focus more on renewable sources of energy. They also seek to establish a task force study of the […]


Interview: Cindy Sheehan

by Liam Stack in CairoAl Jazeera Cindy Sheehan, an American activist who was nicknamed the “Peace Mom” by the media for her criticism of the Iraq War, retreated from her public campaigns in 2007. The death of her son Casey, a US soldier, in a Baghdad battle in 2005 had transformed Sheehan into a public […]


Cindy Sheehan in Egypt for Islamists

by Maggie MichaelAP CAIRO, Egypt (AP) – Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan joined a protest Wednesday seeking the support of Egypt’s first lady in ending a military trial of members of the country’s largest Islamic organization. Under the watchful eyes of dozens of black-clad and helmeted anti-riot police, some 50 heavily veiled wives and children of […]


Mystery Deepens Over WMD Documents

by John Goldstein THE NEW YORK SUN How the classified military documents from Iraq, which named the coordinates of where the Army suspected weapons of mass destruction to be hidden, ended up in an Arabic translator’s apartment on Hoyt Street in Brooklyn, is clear. Not likely to be known anytime soon is what, if anything, […]