Category Archives: Afghanistan

Agencies told to prep for displacement of over 350,000 as Nato/Pakistan plan offensive in N. Waziristan: Reuters, the News

Tweet Headline and abridgment by Rawlinsview Pakistan tells agencies to prepare for North Waziristan evacuation Mon May 30, 2011 4:15pm GMT (Reuters) By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Humanitarian agencies active in Pakistan’s northwest have been quietly told to prepare … Continue reading

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NATO plans “blitz” with attack helicopters and “bunker busters” in Libya as casualties mount in imperial wars.

Imperial powers intensify air campaign in Libya under the guise of “protecting civilians” as war casualties in North Africa and Western Asia over the past decade pass the million mark. Tweet May 29, 2011–New York Opinion/Analysis by Rawlinsview with press … Continue reading

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Afghans protest U.S. hunter-killer raids: The Militant socialist newspaper

The Militant Vol. 75/No. 22 June 6, 2011 Afghans protest U.S. hunter-killer raids BY BRIAN WILLIAMS Some 2,000 people demonstrated in a funeral march in the northern city of Taloqan in Afghanistan’s Takhar Province May 18. They were protesting the … Continue reading

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London Independent reports on multiple anti-war and pro-democracy protests planned for Obama visit to UK

Protesters to rally outside banquet at palace The London Independent By Sarah Morrison Monday, 23 May 2011 Protesters are expected to mount a wave of demonstrations during Barack Obama’s state visit. Stop the War Coalition (STWC), the Campaign for Nuclear … Continue reading

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Socialist newspaper ‘The Militant’ editorial discusses erosion of workers rights in the context of assasination of Osama Bin Laden

Working class socialist newspaper reacts to Obama’s “Justice has been done” statement following the naked extra-legal assassination of reactionary anarchist-terrorist Osama Bin Laden as ordered by the administration of US president Barak Obama The Militant Vol. 75/No. 19      May 16, 2011 … Continue reading

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Socialist newspaper ‘The Militant’ reports on the increasing use of drone air strikes in Libya and Pakistan

The Militant Vol. 75/No. 18 May 9, 2011 Libya: White House talks about pullback, launches drone strikes BY BRIAN WILLIAMS Just weeks after President Barack Obama said Washington was ending its airstrikes in Libya, his administration April 23 unleashed aerial … Continue reading

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“I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Words of Jessica Dovey. Followed by Martin Luther King Junior

Thanks to a reader, Aether, and, no doubt, countless other internet users, I have located and corresponded with the person whom I believe to have actually coined the words. “I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even … Continue reading

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“I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” Possibly bogus quote expresses broadly popular sentiment.

The big business press is gaining mileage and drumming up support for the extra-legal military actions of the US government using the military-political murder of the reactionary, anarchist-terrorist  Osama Bin Laden as a rally cry for further military interventions and … Continue reading

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The Right of Nations to Self Determination

From the Right of Nations to Self Determination V.I. Lenin, 1914 What is meant by the “self-determination” of nations? Throughout the world, the period of the final victory of capitalism over feudalism has been linked up with national movements. For … Continue reading

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Comments on “US empire/Islamic fundamentalism”

Edited notes from a conversation with the World Can’t Wait New York April 26-7 2011 Regarding the following event http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=165488313507379 by perpetuating the concept of Islamic Fundamentalism, as if it was descriptive of anything in particular, the real distinctions which … Continue reading

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