The Manchurian Candidates Poisoned With Uranium

 Source: CIA brainwashing to medical breakthroughs: study to look at Cold War research 7/15/07 Dene Moore – Montreal (CP) ….Suddenly, the human psyche was the new frontier and, thanks to a now-notorious CIA-funded experiment, Montreal found itself an unlikely hub of activity. At McGill’s Allen Memorial Institute, Dr. Ewen Cameron believed he could “depattern” patients…

Africa: Transcript –U.S. looks to effort in Somalia as model for Mali solution

The Obama administration is contemplating broad military, political and humanitarian intervention to stop a slide toward chaos and Islamic extremism in Mali, the top State Department diplomat for Africa said Thursday. The international but largely U.S.-funded effort to expunge al-Qaeda-linked militants and restore political order in Somalia could present a model for Mali, Assistant Secretary…

The Dark Days of Golden Dawn:Greek police torture anti-fascist protesters

By Barry Strauss [source] The past weighs heavily on us. That’s the message that I got during the first week of a sabbatical in southern Europe. Two incidents, one in Rome and the other outside Athens, showed this roving historian firsthand the real presence of neo-Fascism. Soon after arriving in Rome, my wife and I…

The women fighting, organising, feeding and healing Libya’s revolution

In a bare, shabby side room in Benghazi’s central courthouse, the hub of pro-democracy Libyan operations, Salwa Bugaighis talks animatedly, hardly flinching as gunshots ring out from the raucous crowds outside. They, like her, are in a mood that veers between celebration and defiance to anxiety. They flood the area of the seafront, which is…

Oil Wars : The Politics of Kurdish Crude

Implications of the Chevron KRG deal In reaction to Chevron’s purchase of two oil blocks in the Kurdish region of Iraq, the central government’s Oil Ministry has disqualified the US supermajor from future contracts in the rest of the country. “In accordance with Oil Ministry policy based on the constitution, the Oil Ministry announces the…

Iran,Iraq,Syria,Russia :Mission NOT accomplished for Big Oil

23 August 2012   Published (with an intro by Tom Engelhardt) on TomDispatch In 2011, after nearly nine years of war and occupation, U.S. troops finally left Iraq. In their place, Big Oil is now present in force and the country’s oil output, crippled for decades, is growing again. Iraq recently reclaimed the number two…

US alarmed by ‘cyber Pearl Harbor’: Panetta

US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has warned of potential foreign cyber attacks against American infrastructures, comparing likely scenarios to “a pre-9/11 moment” and “a cyber-Pearl Harbor.” US military chief Leon Panetta has warned of potential foreign cyber attacks against American infrastructures, comparing such likely scenarios to “a pre-9/11 moment” and “a cyber-Pearl Harbor.” The…

Russia Reiterates Call for Explanations by Turkish Government over Syrian Passenger Plane

SANA MOSCOW, (SANA)- The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday reiterated call for explanations by the Turkish government about its latest measure against the Syrian passenger plane which was heading from Moscow to Damascus. A source at the Ministry said Turkey has so far not given answers to the Russian questions regarding the reasons behind and…