Sunday, October 11, 2009

UNCOMMON NEWS

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 1,453
http://icasualties.org/oef/

Cost of War in Iraq
$690,918,774,753
Cost of War in Afghanistan
$229,064,535,850

The cost in your community
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$600 Billion And
10 More Years of War in Afghanistan :
McCaffrey: By Thomas R. Eddlem

The U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Barry McCaffrey told MSNBC's Meet the Press Sunday that the United States faces 10 more years of war in Afghanistan.
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New York Times Columnist
Thomas Friedman Glorifies American Militarism
By Patrick Martin

In the Sunday edition of the New York Times, the newspaper's chief commentator on foreign affairs, Thomas L. Friedman, devotes his entire column to a grotesque celebration of the role of the American military, presenting its operations, particularly in Afghanistan and Iraq, as humanitarian and liberating.
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Humanitarian Law Applies to All
By Tammy Obeidallah

Sharing military technology with a nation that is known to use such technology against civilians is against international law; yet human rights take a back seat to the promise of job opportunities and economic growth at the expense of people half a world away.
here

"The UN Has Failed" D'Escoto:

By Real News
Outgoing General Assembly prez says most powerful are to blame for UN failure to address war and poverty.
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One Nation, Under Illusion
By Neal Gabler

We've been living in a fool's paradise. The result may be a government that is as good as the American people, which is something that should concern everyone.
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1 comment:

Connie L. Nash said...

http://www.timesargus.com/article/20091012/NEWS01/910120338/1002/NEWS01 Librarians says Leahy let them down on Patriot Act