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‘NATO has bombed Libya back to Stone Age’
21 October 2011 | Former MI5 agent Annie Machon says that the US wants to reinforce the myths that public has been told about NATO’s ‘humanitarian’ intervention, while Libya is being bombed beyond the point of no return.


Floundering in Libya, NATO sets sights on fresh targets
12 October 2011 | Massive civilian casualties and failure to finish the job in Libya have turned opposition to NATO’s invasion into open anger at the intervention, and at manipulation of media coverage of the conflict.


An article by Volkhonsky Boris
The world of drone warcraft
21 September 2011 | U.S. officials have disclosed plans for further deployment of its drone planes in East Africa. A base on the Seychelles for Reaper fin manned aerial vehicles existed from September 2009 to spring 2011. Now, the U.S. has decided to reopen it. Another one is to be established in Ethiopia in addition to the existing one in Djibouti.


Mustafa Abdul-Jalil and Mahmoud Jibril have been paving the way for NATO’s conquest since 2007
11 September 2011 | A violent rebellion broke out in Benghazi, Libya on February 15th this year (*). Six days later, Libyan Justice Minister Mustafa Abdul-Jalil resigned to set up an alternative government.


An article by Ramzy Baroud
Libya’s Next Fight: The West
31 August 2011 | At a press conference in Tripoli on Aug. 26, a statement read aloud by top Libyan rebel commander Abdel Hakim Belhadj was reassuring. Just a few months ago, disorganized and leaderless rebel fighters seemed to have little chance at ousting Libyan dictator Moammar Ghaddafi and his unruly sons.


An article by David Cronin
NATO mulls marriage with Israel
25 August 2011 | Israel wishes to participate in NATO’s future wars, judging by the content of a diplomatic cable released this week by WikiLeaks.


An article by M. K. Bhadrakumar
Moscow moves to counter NATO
13 December 2010 | Many people wouldn’t know that former United States president Ronald Reagan’s signature phrase "trust, but verify" is actually the translation of a Russian proverb - doveryai, no proveryai. Two decades into the post-Cold War era, Moscow wants to reclaim the self-contradictory phrase from the American repertoire and apply it to Russia’s "reset" of ties with the United States.


An Article by Mazin Qumsiyeh
A Palestinian-American view of NATO strategy paper
21 November 2010 | The new NATO Strategy was adopted last week at a meeting in Portugal by heads of state of the 28-member NATO alliance while outside the meeting over 10,000 marchers shouted "no to war, no to NATO".


An article by Rick Rozoff
EU, NATO, US: 21st Century Alliance For Global Domination
4 April 2009 | The 60th anniversary summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was held in France and Germany on April 3 and 4. Eighteen years after the end of the Cold War, NATO has increased its membership to 26 countries, mostly European including numerous former Soviet republics. In Afghanistan NATO is waging its first armed conflict outside of Europe and its first ground war with the participation of armed units from all 26 NATO member states under US commandment. Rizoff debunks the myth that the EU was to act as a counterweight to the US in Europe, and examines the role of NATO-EU-US military integration basically as an instrument for attaining imperial geopolitical objectives involving the encirclement of Russia.


French Kissing
Diana Johnstone: NATO’s Global Mission Creep
13 March 2009 | NATO, the main overseas arm of the U.S. military-industrial complex, just keeps expanding. Its original raison d’être, the supposedly menacing Soviet bloc, has been dead for twenty years. But like the military-industrial complex itself, NATO is kept alive and growing by entrenched economic interests, institutional inertia and an official mindset resembling paranoia, with think tanks looking around desperately for “threats”.



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