February 2008

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Voice of the White House February 15, 2008

A Beltway insider reports on the muted frenzy at Langley over transcripts of telephone conversations between a very senior CIA official and a reporter

Deadly Enemy, Deadly Friend

First published more than a decade ago, Benjamin Ginsberg’s examination of Jewish power is perhaps even more pertinent than when it was first published. With the rise of the neocons, it is as Dr Stephen J. Sniegoski writes an intellectual bombshell

Russian state TV suggests USA involved in drug-trafficking from Afghanistan

Drugs were the real reason for the invasion of Afghanistan. The Taliban had effectively stopped opium production, which is why they had to be removed. Now opium production is booming and the drugs trade has a stranglehold on the Afghan economy

Bringing Down The New Berlin Walls

Israel has tried every kind of blockade: the denial of electricity for water and sewage pumps, incubators and dialysis machines and the denial of fuel and food. This has been accompanied by the droning, insincere, incessant voices of the western media

Deep Purple perform for Russia’s future president

The band’s lead singer reveals how a privare show at the Kremlin went

Saudis Fear Iran Will “Shatter” Middle East

It’s not only the U.S. and Israel who is concerned about Iran: Saudi Arabia is too. Which is why the Saudi Foreign Minister was in Moscow Thursday to deliver a “vital” message in person to President Putin

Neocon Godfather Podhoretz Trying to Re-Ignite Fires of War Against Iran

Don’t be fooled: it may sound alarmist and U.S. forces may be stretched to the limit in Iraq and Afghanistan; but the Zionists haven’t given up on the idea of striking at Iran. Using the U.S. military, of course

Princess Diana ‘Could Have Been Killed By MI6′

Former MI6 officer Richard Tomlinson makes his case – and how the BBC went out of its way to disparage it

In Their Own Words

Bereaved relatives of 9/11 victims talk about how the skies over the U.S. were left undefended on that fateful day and how their perceptions have changed since. More 9/11 revelations, detailed and convincing

Barak: Syria, Iran may help Hezbollah retaliate for Mughniyah killing

Defense Minister Ehud Barak told the cabinet Sunday that Syria and Iran my assist Hezbollah in retaliation for the assassination of its deputy leader Tuesday in Damascus. “It’s safe to assume Hezbollah will try to retaliate for the assassination of Imad Mughniyah, possibly with Iranian and Syrian assistance,” Barak said. The defense minister said Mughniyah’s [...]

Iran, Syria Probe Mughniyeh Killing

Iran, Syria Probe Mughniyeh Killing

As Iranian TV broadcast grainy footage of the inferno produced by the blast (left), Iran and Syria announced a joint probe into the bombing which killed one of Hezbollah’s senior commanders

Suspicion and Intrigue Surround Death of 9-11 Conspiracy Book

More evidence that the one time “Land of the Free” is transforming into a police state

Warfare of the Whisper

Nothing is more threatening to tyrants than an informed public, writes Peter Chambers, as he exposes some of the myths and half-truths behind the “War on Terror”

Defeat a “real possibility” in Afghanistan: Ashdown

“With fighting in Afghanistan now entering its seventh year, no agreed international strategy, public support on both sides of the Atlantic crumbling, NATO in disarray and widening insecurity in Afghanistan, defeat is now a real possibility…”

Five “Terror” Convictions Overturned on Appeal

“Terror” convictions found on closer inspection to be without foundation

Feminist at the End of Her Rope

Feminist at the End of Her Rope

Nature doesn’t give rain checks, as millions of women are discovering. Among them, writes Henry Makow, a veteran feminist

A Factual Appraisal by the Red Cross

There is one survey of Hitler’s concentration camps that is almost unique in its impartiality and honesty: a three-volume Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its Activities during WWII

Death of Hezbollah kingpin: A war awaits

Ehsan Ahrari looks at the likely outcome of Imad Mughniyeh’s assassination Wednesday

Bloody end of man who made kidnapping a weapon of war

Live by the sword, as they say, and you die by the sword. Robert Fisk reflects on the life and times Imad Mougnieh: a senior Hizbollah commander who was assassinated in Damascus

Voice of the White House February 11, 2008

The Beltway insider returns this week with a brief report on health hazards posed by some Chinese products – with the connivance of the Bush administration