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Nicaragua goes to ICJ against the German government for its facilitation of Israel's genocide in the besieged Gaza

globinfo freexchange   The International Court of Justice heard oral arguments from Nicaragua, which has brought a case against Germany alleging that in providing political, financial & military support to Israel, Germany is facilitating the commission of genocide & has failed in its obligation to prevent genocide.   Nicaragua also alleges Germany is facilitating Israel's serious breaches of IHL & other peremptory norms of general international law in Gaza, including Palestinians' right to self-determination and right to not be subjected to a regime of apartheid. Nicaragua has requested provisional measures against Germany, including an order that Germany shall: -- immediately suspend aid to Israel, in particular military assistance; -- immediately make efforts to ensure that weapons already delivered are not used to facilitate genocide; -- reverse its decision to defund UNRWA; -- cooperate to bring to an end the serious breaches of peremptory norms of internationa

Gaza exposes US political class delusions like never before

The Grayzone   The Grayzone 's Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss the collapse of Washington's so-called "rules-based order" as Beltway operatives like Secretary of State Tony Blinken enable Israeli aggression while whining about the obstinacy and opposition of global south nations.  

Meet Centuria, Ukraine’s Western-trained neo-Nazi army

A uniquely Ukrainian strain of Neo-Nazism is spreading throughout Europe, which openly advocates violence against minorities while seeking new recruits. With Kiev’s army collapsing and a narrative of Western betrayal gaining currency, the horror inflicted on residents of Donbas for a decade could very soon be coming to a city near you.   by Kit Klarenberg   Part 1 Centuria, an ultra-violent Ukrainian Neo-Nazi faction, has cemented itself in six cities across Germany, and is seeking to expand its local presence. According to Junge Welt , a Berlin-based Marxist daily, the Nazi organization’s growth has been “ unhindered by local security services. ” Junge Welt traces Centuria’s origins to an August 2020 Neo-Nazi summit “ at the edge of a forest near Kiev. ” There, an ultranationalist named Igor “Tcherkas” Mikhailenko demanded the “ hundreds of mostly masked vigilante fighters present, ” who were members Kiev’s fascistic National Militia, “ make sacrifices for the idea of ‘Greater Ukraine

Iran had legal right to counter-attack Israel in self-defense

Geopolitical Economy Report   Israel attacked Iran's embassy in Syria on April 1, in a blatant act of war. Iran had a legal right to respond in self-defense, according to article 51 of the UN Charter, which is exactly what it did by launching missiles and drone strikes on April 13. But Western governments are absurdly portraying Tehran as the aggressor. Ben Norton explains.  

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🚨🇮🇷 IRAN BOMBS: - Military Targets 🚨🇮🇱 ISRAEL BOMBS: - Innocent Civilians - Universities - Aid Workers - Journalists - Places of worship - Hospitals - Businesses - Refugee Camps - Food Supply - Markets - Water Supply - Homes - Infrastructure - Libraries - Shelter Zones — Jackson Hinkle 🇺🇸 (@jacksonhinklle) April 14, 2024

[LIVE] Iran retaliates: Launches attack with dozens of drones against Israel

globinfo freexchange   Iran's IRGC announced in a statement the launch of dozens of drones and missiles toward occupied territories and positions of the Zionist regime.   #Israel has seek to attack #Iran for years. Countless attempts to show Iran as a "threat to world peace" and even claims that Iran wants a new holocaust. Netanyahu, a rabid dog without a leash, is literally dragging MENA into an unprecedented conflict, blessed by the White House. pic.twitter.com/q1jmMaKrUL — Carlos Latuff (@LatuffCartoons) April 14, 2024 US Defence Secretary calls on #Iran to de-escalate. US does not seek war with Iran BS. Then rein in the #Zionist attack dog! Telling Iran to de-escalate is just preparing the world to blame Iran when #Israel strikes #Iran in "self defence" 🙄 pic.twitter.com/jwJGJ0rlZR — vanessa beeley (@VanessaBeeley) April 14, 2024 Israel’s Iron Dome is being hammered by the wave of Iran’s🇮🇷 drones and missiles. It is expected that once Israe

Germany again on a dark path towards fascism

globinfo freexchange   The long repression of pro-Palestinian voices in Germany reached a peak last Friday. In an unprecedented action, German police shut down the Palestine Congress, a vital event to unite activists around a ceasefire for Gaza. They detained participants, including Jewish activists; they deported a Palestinian speaker. And then they banned Yanis Varoufakis, not only from making political speeches in Germany, but also from doing so over Zoom (!). These authoritarian moves make it clear: Germany is intent on silencing anyone who speaks out against its complicity in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza.   Yanis Varoufakis BANNED by Germany's Interior Ministry from carrying out any political activity in Germany. They're so desperate to silence anyone who dares speak out against Germany's complicity in the ongoing genocide in Gaza. But DiEM25 and @mera25_de will never be silenced! pic.twitter.com/vr6b1OGPqX — DiEM25 (@DiEM_25) April 13, 2024 German democracy

The speech by Yanis Varoufakis on Palestine that German police banned

DiEM25   The speech on Palestine by Yanis Varoufakis that German police banned today when they stormed the building where the Palestine Congress was being held in Berlin.    Free Palestine! 

House Dems, GOP Team Up to Expand Warrantless Spying on Americans

The U.S. House on Friday passed legislation to expand a major mass spying authority after voting down a bipartisan push to attach a search warrant requirement to the heavily abused surveillance law. The bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for two years passed by a vote of 273-147, with 59 Democrats and 88 Republicans voting no. More Democrats voted for the bill than Republicans. With Section 702 set to expire next Friday, the legislation now heads to the U.S. Senate. "Despite a litany of abuse—improper snooping on protesters, lawmakers, thousands of campaign donors, and journalists—the House today wrote the FBI and intelligence agencies a blank check to keep misusing FISA Section 702," said Jake Laperruque, deputy director on surveillance at the Center for Democracy & Technology.  Full report: https://www.commondreams.org/news/house-dems-gop-team-up-to-expand-warrantless-spying-on-americans Related: "Training" soci

Axis of Genocide: US Doublespeak Can’t Hide Israel’s Blatant War Crimes

BreakThrough News   Rania Khalek was joined by Assal Rad, who holds a PhD in Modern Middle East History and is the author of “State of Resistance: Politics, Culture & Identity in Modern Iran.”

Day 1828: After five years, Julian Assange still in prison and under slow-motion execution by the Anglo-American imperialist criminals

failed evolution   On 11 April 2019, the Ecuadorian government of traitor Lenin Moreno, invited the Metropolitan Police into the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and they arrested Julian Assange . Since then, Assange is kept in Belmarsh high security prison in London, without actual charges.   The real reason world's number one political prisoner is still kept in this high security prison, is because he exposed horrendous war crimes carried out by the US imperialists and their allies.   The ruthless Western imperialist regime wants to punish the No1 real journalist in the world and make him an example for any Whistleblower or real journalist who will attempt to expose its big crimes in the future.   And the Anglo-American axis has now become officially a fascist coalition , framed by the rest of its Western pets. UK's Home Secretary Priti Patel, one of the most ruthless ever, decided to extradite Julian Assange to US. No surprise of course. The only question we had in mind is

Germany TRIED For Gaza Genocide: Justifies Actions Because Of The Holocaust

Owen Jones   Owen Jones came under ferocious attack for pointing out that Germany was forcing the Palestinian people to pay for its own heinous crimes. At the International Court of Justice, this argument was brutally vindicated.  

Πως θα καταλάβετε ότι το καθεστώς Μητσοτάκη είναι ότι χειρότερο έχει κυβερνήσει τη χώρα στη μεταπολίτευση

Από τον μέγα ηγέτη Μωυσή ως τον αντίπαλο λαό, μια θητεία Μητσοτάκη δρόμος     globinfo freexchange   Αν ακόμα δεν έχετε πάρει χαμπάρι με τι άθλια διακυβέρνηση έχουμε να κάνουμε.   Αν δεν σας έπεισε η καταστροφική διαχείριση της πανδημίας, οι υποκλοπές, τα Τέμπη, το ρεκόρ καμένων δασών, η ακρίβεια, τα υπερκέρδη των καρτέλ, η διάλυση του συστήματος υγείας και τόσα άλλα.  Τότε μάλλον ανήκετε στην κατηγορία των ανθρώπων που είναι εξαιρετικά επιρρεπείς στην επικοινωνιακή καταιγίδα του καθεστώτος Μητσοτάκη, με την οποία επιχειρεί να κρύψει τον όλεθρο που σπέρνει στο διάβα του. Όμως αν είναι όντως έτσι, ίσως να σας πείσει η δραματική αλλαγή του επικοινωνιακού αφηγήματος του μιντιακού προπαγανδιστικού μηχανισμού, που απεικονίζει το μέγεθος της αποτυχίας της διακυβέρνησης Μητσοτάκη. Θυμηθείτε ότι με την έναρξη της πρώτης θητείας Μητσοτάκη, ο μηχανισμός προπαγάνδας παρουσίαζε τον ίδιο τον Μητσοτάκη ως τον μέγα ηγέτη που βγάζει την Ελλάδα από το περιθώριο, χρησιμοποιώντας πολλές φορές και υπερβολ

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Wow, a ray of light in these dark days. Julian #Assange has been punished more than enough for telling the truth about #US #NATO War Crimes. #FreeJulianAssange https://t.co/a2sNbh8xsH — Mick Wallace (@wallacemick) April 10, 2024

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The unelected corrupted head of the EU salutes warmingly the most authoritarian and corrupted PM of Greece since the fall of military junta. This is the perfect depiction of what the EU has become. #EU_fascist_regime #EU_supports_genocide https://t.co/0v7GkJx1X0 — Γραφικός νεοφιλελές (@jailthebankster) April 7, 2024

Europeans Have No Right to Tell Palestinians How to Escape Their Prison

BreakThrough News   Rania Khalek was joined by Yanis Varoufakis, economist, political leader, former Finance Minister of Greece and the author of many books including his latest “Technofeudalism: What Killed Capitalism,” to discuss Israel’s genocide in Gaza. 

Israeli Terrorism Is Standard U.S. Foreign Policy

MintPress News   MintPress founder and director Mnar Adley delivered a short speech on how Israeli terrorism is rooted in US war policy at the United National Anti-War Coalition Conference held in Minneapolis, MN on April 6, 2024.  

Ecuador on the brink of social collapse

The Grayzone   ECUADOR: NEOLIBERALISM AND CARTELS After 7 years of austerity measures and a rise of corruption in a weakened state, Ecuador is now on the brink of social collapse. International crime corporations control hundreds of criminal bands that work as contractors, and allow these cartels to control most of the continent. Meanwhile, Ecuador's US-backed President Daniel Noboa is imposing de facto martial law while violating international law to crack down on his political opponents, most recently with the arrest of former VP Jorge Glas inside the Mexican embassy in Quito. Part One in a documentary series by Oscar Leon  

Genocide in Gaza: World Academic Forum for Palestine

Haymarket Books   A transnational forum on the ongoing genocide in Gaza and urgently needed academic responses from across the globe, featuring panels on law, medicine, history, theology, gender, education, and international politics. Saturday April 6 and Sunday April 7.  

LEAKED: How Israel Calculates the Non-Value of Civilian Life in Gaza

Glenn Greenwald    

CHRIS HEDGES: What Israel's Doing Is NOT War!

Dangerous Ideas with Lee Camp   Lee Camp is joined by Chris Hedges to discuss how Israel's  special genocide operation in Gaza is far different from a war.     

Miko Peled on Israel and genocidal mania

George Galloway The vast majority in Israel believe in the annihilation of all of the people in Palestine. Mike Peled on the ‘horrific and racist’ discourse and parallels with the Holocaust.  

CIA and Wall Street are taking over Argentina: President Milei sells off his country

Geopolitical Economy Report   Argentina's libertarian President Javier Milei ordered his intelligence agency to give full power to the CIA, while the US spy agency's director is welcomed to Buenos Aires. Ben Norton discusses how self-declared "anarcho-capitalist" Milei withdrew from BRICS, allied with Israel, and is implementing neoliberal shock therapy, selling off the South American nation in mass privatizations, as most workers live in poverty.  

Israel Murders Aid Workers, Destroys Hospital - This Is What Genocide Looks Like

Owen Jones   Israel thinks it can get away with anything it wants, and as it stands, it can. 

Security Council meets on Iranian consulate attack in Syria

Al Jazeera English   Assistant Secretary-General Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Khalid Khiari has briefed the council on the UN’s assessment of yesterday’s attack on the Iranian consulate in Syria by the Israeli army. He reiterated secretary-general Antonio Guterres’ condemnation of the attack, saying that “ the inviolability of diplomatic an consular premises and personnel must be respected in all cases in accordance with international law. ” 

Israel's Bombing of Iran's Embassy Marks HUGE Escalation

Richard Medhurst  

Jeffrey Sachs: Biden Has DESTROYED Ukraine, More Funding Would Be INSANE

The Hill   Economist and professor at Columbia Jeffrey Sachs weighs in on the latest on the Russia-Ukraine war.  

Russia’s FSB chief says US, Britain, Ukraine behind Moscow attack

The director of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov, said on Tuesday (26 March) that the United States, Britain and Ukraine were behind the Moscow concert hall attack that killed at least 139 people on Friday, state news agency TASS reported.   Ukraine has denied Russian accusations of involvement in the attack, for which the Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility. Western countries have said their intelligence indicates that ISIS-K, Islamic State’s Afghan offshoot, was responsible.  Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged on Monday that last week’s deadly attack was carried out by Islamic militants, but suggested it was also to the benefit of Ukraine and that Kyiv may have played a role. Fresh accusations from the secretary of Russia’s security council that Kyiv was responsible for a deadly attack in Moscow on Friday are lies, senior Ukrainian presidential aide Mykhailo Podolyak said on X. Full report: https://www.euractiv.com/section/global

"Genocidal Machine": Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah on Israel's Destruction of Gaza's Hospitals

Democracy Now!   Israeli forces withdrew from Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City today after a two-week raid that has left most of the medical complex in ruins. Since October, Gaza's health sector has been completely decimated, leaving only a dozen hospitals partially functional as the entire medical infrastructure is relentlessly shelled, besieged and raided.    Democracy Now! spoke with British Palestinian reconstructive surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah, who spent over a month treating patients at Al-Shifa and Al-Ahli Baptist hospitals. He pays tribute to Dr. Ahmad Maqadmeh, a fellow surgeon that was found killed today alongside his mother at Al-Shifa.    " I blame the Western journalists, who perpetuated the narrative that militarized the hospital as a justifiable and acceptable target, " says Abu-Sittah about Maqadmeh's death. " This was a war Israel declared on Palestinian children, " he later concludes, " because Palestinian children represent the Palestin

ISRAEL CREATED 'KILL ZONES' IN GAZA; 13 KIDS EXEC*TED NEAR SHIFA HOSPITAL; UN CAR BOMBED

Secular Talk    

Η μαύρη επταετία του καθεστώτος Μητσοτάκη

globinfo freexchange   Όπως έχουμε ήδη αναφέρει σε προηγούμενο άρθρο , η παντοδυναμία του καθεστώτος Μητσοτάκη στηρίζεται σε πήλινα πόδια. Τώρα, σε κανονικές συνθήκες, (έτσι βέβαια όπως τις αντιλαμβάνονται τα κέντρα αποφάσεων της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης), οι γραφειοφασίστες των Βρυξελλών και το διευθυντήριο του Βερολίνου φροντίζουν όλο και πιο συχνά να διαμηνύουν στις κυβερνήσεις ότι "το πάρτι τελείωσε".  Αυτό σημαίνει καταρχήν σκληρή λιτότητα. Και επειδή κανείς δεν ξέρει στην πραγματικότητα πόσο χρήμα μοιράστηκε στην προηγούμενη θητεία Μητσοτάκη, πάνω και κάτω από το τραπέζι, προς διάφορες κατευθύνσεις, προκειμένου το καθεστώς να ανανεώσει το ραντεβού του με την εξουσία, είναι πολύ πιθανό να αρχίσει να εμφανίζεται στον ορίζοντα ένας σοβαρός εκτροχιασμός των δημοσιονομικών στόχων και άρα των πολύ σκληρών όρων που επιβλήθηκαν στην κυβέρνηση Τσίπρα με αντάλλαγμα τη ρύθμιση του χρέους. Αυτό, με λίγα λόγια, σημαίνει δεύτερη επίσημη χρεοκοπία.   Και αυτό, με τη σειρά του, σ

April 1st 1957: the day Western mainstream media officially became masters of propaganda through a seemingly innocent April Fools' Day joke

globinfo freexchange  In 1957, BBC conducted a very interesting experiment. The spaghetti-tree hoax was a three-minute hoax report broadcast on April Fools' Day 1957 by the BBC current-affairs programme Panorama , purportedly showing a family in southern Switzerland harvesting spaghetti from the family "spaghetti tree". At the time spaghetti was relatively little known in the UK, so that many Britons were unaware that it is made from wheat flour and water; a number of viewers afterwards contacted the BBC for advice on growing their own spaghetti trees. Decades later, CNN called this broadcast " the biggest hoax that any reputable news establishment ever pulled ". This "innocent" farce showed dramatically the unimaginable power of TV and the mainstream media to shape massively the minds of millions. Earlier, Freud's young nephew, Edward Bernays, had set the foundations of modern propaganda. It is worth to add that the te

US sends troops & weapons to Taiwan. Is it preparing war on China?

Geopolitical Economy Report   The US government has sent troops to Taiwan, just a few kilometers from mainland China, while also selling billions of dollars of weapons and military equipment. Is Washington preparing for war? Ben Norton analyzes the geopolitical situation.  

Seymour Hersh - CIA Covers Up Nord Stream Bombing & Corruption Continues in Ukraine

davidekyo    

Israel LOSING Gaza War: Israeli Major

Owen Jones    

Hamas: How Israel created its own nemesis

The Real News Network   Hamas, like all resistance groups, from the African National Congress to The Irish Republic Army, are as demonized as they are misunderstood. Hamas is a religious, nationalist political movement. It is not, despite what Israel and Washington say, a terrorist organization—although, like most resistance groups (including the Jewish militias that created the state of Israel), it has used terrorism as a tactic.    Because those on the outside do not understand what went into making Hamas—the steady drip of humiliation, violence, and impoverishment that define Israel’s Occupation of the Palestinians—Hamas and its ideology appears incomprehensible. But from the Palestinian perspective, Israel has left the Palestinians with no other choice.    Journalist and historian Paola Caridi, author of "Hamas: From Resistance to Regime," joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the roots and nature of Hamas, and what we miss when we unthinkingly cast Hamas as nothing m

Another round of Israeli terror at Al-Shifa hospital

The Grayzone   The Israeli military has laid siege to Gaza City's al-Shifa hospital once again. What do we know about the atrocities it's committing, and why is it back in an area which it claimed to have cleared of Hamas militants months ago? The Grayzone 's Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate assess the horrific military maneuver and state of battle in Gaza's north. 

Illegal E.U. COMPLICITY With Israel's Warcrimes EXPOSED

Neutrality Studies   This month, Clare Daly and Wallace called out the EU's complicity to Israel through the funding of the latter's water infrastructure, banking funding and utter ignorance of the ongoing lethal arms trade to Israel.   The two also brought up the Western sanctions and imperialism, and their roles in complicating the situation in Syria, Cuba and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  

Intel Brags of $152 Billion in Stock Buybacks Over Last 35 Years. So Why Does It Need an $8 Billion Subsidy?

Intel, the largest chip maker in America, with 2023 revenues of $54 billion, has just been awarded an $8.5 billion grant from the federal CHIPS and Science Act, plus $11 billion in favorable loans. In addition to badly needed microchips, Intel produces totally useless stock buybacks. On its website the company proudly proclaims to have spent $152 billion on stock buybacks since 1990. That’s not a typo: $152,000,000,000. Which is why I call it "Stock Buybacks Я Us." Intel took $152 billion of its revenues, some portion of which could have been used for R&D and building new microchip facilities in the U.S. as well as paying workers more, and instead funneled it to its largest Wall Street stockholders and corporate executives, enriching the top fraction of the top one percent.  A company repurchasing its own shares sees earnings per share rise because there are fewer shares in circulation. Share prices rise, though nothing new is made, and the largest stockholders, including

Rights expert finds ‘reasonable grounds’ genocide is being committed in Gaza

Francesca Albanese was speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, where she presented her latest report, entitled ‘Anatomy of a Genocide’, during an interactive dialogue with Member States. “ Following nearly six months of unrelenting Israeli assault on occupied Gaza, it is my solemn duty to report on the worst of what humanity is capable of, and to present my findings, ” she said. “ There are reasonable grounds to believe that the threshold indicating the commission of the crime of genocide…has been met. ”   Citing international law, Ms. Albanese explained that genocide is defined as a specific set of acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group. “ Specifically, Israel has committed three acts of genocide with the requisite intent, causing seriously serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group, deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in w

Zionist criminals admit on camera genocide & destruction of UN facilities

The Grayzone   Journalist Jeremy Loffredo joins The Grayzone to discuss his shocking and highly revelatory video report from inside the ranks of the Israeli nationalists blocking aid to Gaza with the quiet support of their government. Loffredo explains how he gained access to the demonstrators and the unsettling scenes he witnessed while filming his exclusive Grayzone documentary.

Court rules Julian Assange can take appeal to new hearing

The WikiLeaks founder has been given permission by the High Court in London to take his challenge against extradition to the US to another hearing. The court ruled that Assange could pursue his appeal at a full hearing unless the US provided “satisfactory assurances” on the questions of whether he was able to rely on the First Amendment of the US Constitution and whether he could be subject to the death penalty. Live updates: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/liveblog/2024/3/26/julian-assange-live-news-uk-court-set-to-issue-extradition-ruling BREAKING: Julian Assange has been granted leave to appeal extradition to the US Having spent almost five years detained at the UK's most secure prison the publisher will continue his long detention separated from his young family for revealing war crimes #FreeAssangeNOW pic.twitter.com/L3L1NZFSAB — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 26, 2024

Programmed to kill

The Grayzone   Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss the worst terror attack in Moscow in two decades, and who or what could be behind it. They then cover the latest from Gaza, where famine looms as Israel finds itself in a military and political boondoggle. They also discuss Jeremy Loffredo's shocking video on the grassroots Israeli aid blockade, and Hekmat Aboukhater's undercover report exposing the anti-Syria lobby's latest push in Congress.  

Failed ICJ Case Against Russia Backfires, Paves Way for Genocide Charges Against Ukraine

by Kit Klarenberg  Part 3 - Kiev goes in for the kill   The ICJ has now effectively confirmed that the entire mainstream narrative of what happened in Crimea and Donbas over the previous decade was fraudulent. Some legal scholars have argued Ukraine’s acquittal on charges of genocide to be inevitable. Yet, many statements made by Ukrainian nationalists since Maidan unambiguously indicate such an intent. Moreover, in June 2020, a British immigration court granted asylum to Ukrainian citizens who fled the country to avoid conscription. They successfully argued that military service in Donbas would necessarily entail perpetrating and being implicated in “ acts contrary to the basic rules of human conduct ” – in other words, war crimes – against the civilian population. The Court’s ruling noted the Ukrainian military routinely engaged in “ unlawful capture and detention of civilians with no legal or military justification…motivated by the need for ‘currency’ for prisoner exchanges. ” It ad

We will never forget, never forgive what the NATO criminals did to Yugoslavia

On this day in 1999, NATO began bombing its illegal bombing campaign of Yugoslavia without permission from the UN Security Council. Between 1200-2500 civilians were killed and 5000 were wounded. During the 3 months of bombing, NATO dropped between 10-15 tonnes of depleted uranium bombs. After years of supporting right-wing nationalist forces to undermine and weaken the integrity of Yugoslavia, NATO begun its campaign to break up the socialist state. Though it claimed to be intervening to stop ethnic cleansing, the Assistant to US Secretary of Defense Strobe Talbott revealed the real reason for the war: "It was Yugoslavia's resistance to the broader trends of political and economic reform, not the plight of Kosovar Albanians, that best explains NATO's war.” NATO openly bragged about its destruction of Yugoslavia’s infrastructure, with its spokesperson Jaime Shea proudly saying in 1999 “And the fact that the lights went out in 70% of the country…we can turn the power off whe

Τυχαία γεγονότα στην τριτοκοσμική μπανανία των Βαλκανίων

failed evolution   1) Συμβαίνει το μεγαλύτερο σιδηροδρομικό δυστύχημα στην ιστορία της χώρας. 2) Γίνεται αστραπιαία επιχείρηση μοντάζ των συνομιλιών του σταθμάρχη από μηχανισμό του καθεστώτος, πριν ακόμα φτάσει στα χέρια των αρχών, προκειμένου να αποδοθεί η τραγωδία αποκλειστικά σε ανθρώπινο λάθος και να βγουν από το κάδρο οι πολιτικές ευθύνες ανώτατων κυβερνητικών αξιωματούχων. 3) Αναπαράγεται το παραποιημένο υλικό αστραπιαία από ναυαρχίδα της καθεστωτικής προπαγάνδας. 4) Τοποθετείται επικεφαλής στην επιτροπή-παρωδία πρωτοπαλίκαρο του καθεστώτος Μητσοτάκη που εργάζονταν παλιά στην ίδια αυτή ναυαρχίδα. 5) Η επιτροπή κλείνει άρον-άρον την υπόθεση αποκλείοντας ουσιώδεις μάρτυρες που είχαν προειδοποιήσει επανειλημμένα τον αρμόδιο υπουργό για τον κίνδυνο μεγάλου δυστυχήματος. Σταματάει έτσι και η όποια σε βάθος διερεύνηση για την απόπειρα συγκάλυψης του εγκλήματος.