Pentagon Holds Thousands of Americans ‘Prisoners of War’

As Jeanette Fitzsimons pointed out to me New Zealand is not complicit in the illegal war in Iraq, but if the US treats it’s own soldiers like this is there any reason to believe they are acting different in Afghanistan were the situation is quickly deteriorating. So why does New Zealand still have soldiers in […]

Pentagon rules out including Fallon in Iraq hearing next month

Fallon once famously said that war with Iran would not happen on his watch. Well, his watch has ended. He was forced to step down because he was sick of the wars of aggression and against attacking Iran. No wonder they don’t want him to testify. PENTAGON (AP) – The Pentagon won’t be including Admiral […]

Barrages hit Green Zone, gunmen kill seven

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Baghdad’s heavily fortified “Green Zone” came under heavy rocket or mortar attack on Sunday, and police said up to eight people had been killed by rockets falling short outside the government and diplomatic compound. The missile attack on the Green Zone came amid an increase in violence in the capital and in […]

Oil roars to record over $108 on weak dollar

By Matthew Robinson NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil shot to a record over $108 a barrel on Monday, extending a rally led by investors seeking a hedge against the tumbling dollar and inflation. U.S. crude settled up $2.75 at $107.90 a barrel, off a record $108.21 hit earlier in the session. London Brent crude jumped […]

So how much Kerosene was there actually in the planes that crashed in the twin towers?

This is a PDF from the Journal for 911 studies site  How much Kerosene was there in the planes that crashed in the twin towers? The site collects work from scientists all over the world who work on researching the events of 911 2001. The PDF shows how much Kerosene was actually burned in the buildings […]

FBI documents contradict 9/11 Commission report

Hijacker had post-9/11 flights scheduled, files say Newly-released records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request contradict the 9/11 Commission’s report on the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and raise fresh questions about the role of Saudi government officials in connection to the hijackers. The nearly 300 pages of a Federal Bureau of Investigation timeline […]

Nobel laureate estimates wars’ cost at more than $3 trillion

How much have the two illegal wars of aggression cost the New Zealand population? WASHINGTON — When U.S. troops invaded Iraq in March 2003, the Bush administration predicted that the war would be self-financing and that rebuilding the nation would cost less than $2 billion. Coming up on the fifth anniversary of the invasion, a […]

Some more on what happened on 9/11 2001

Hundreds of high profile people have gone on record for wanting a new and independent investigation into the events of 9/11. This is important because New Zealand is involved in the two wars that ensued after these events. If it turns out that the events were in fact a “fals flag” operation that New Zealand […]

Why the attacks on 9/11 should still matter to New Zealanders today?

On 13 January 2008 in the first session of the year of the Japanese Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee  Senator  Yukihisa Fujita leader of the opposition who might very well one day become the prime minister of Japan made a presentation of evidence casting doubt on the official US version of the attacks on New York […]

Titanium or Water? Trouble brews in Southern India

by Nityanand Jayaraman, Special to CorpWatch October 24th, 2007< More than 5,000 people converged this month in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to protest a deal that set the stage for the state government to appropriate almost 10,000 acres of land and hand it over to Tata Steel Corporation, a subsidiary of India’s largest conglomerate. […]

US imposes sanctions on Iran

Are these to curtail Nuclear activity of to punish Iran for dumping the dollar? The Bush administration is imposing sweeping new sanctions against Iran’s defense ministry, its Revolutionary Guard Corps and a number of banks to punish them for purported support for terrorist organizations in Iraq and the Middle East, missile sales and nuclear activities, […]

Fed to meet for US rate decision

The Federal Reserve is preparing to meet to decide whether US interest rates should be reduced from 5.25%. Most analysts believe the Fed will cut rates to try and prevent a housing market downturn and the credit crunch from severely denting the economy. By making money cheaper to borrow, people would spend and invest more, […]

Peaceful Sydney Anti-Bush, Anti-Iraq Shattered By Police Violence : “That’s The Way We Do Business Now”

Police Removed Mandatory ID Badges Before Unleashing On Protesters Media Assaulted & Arrested, Women Shoved And Knocked Down, Hundreds Of Undercover Police Infiltrated The Crowd Hundreds of uniformed police removed their ID tags before the arrests and violence began They came in their thousands, in defiance of a month long fear and intimidation campaign by […]

How much will this cost the taxpayer

Pro-Bush Group Allowed, Protest Group Banned at APEC

Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet Wednesday, September 5, 2007 A pro-Bush organization have been allowed to demonstrate within the 3-mile-wide security cage that has been erected around the business district in Sydney for the APEC summit, while authorities have banned other protest groups from even marching up to the police line outside in a brazen […]

Sydney : Inside ‘The Cage’

“We’re Like A Bunch Of F*cking Rats In A Maze!” The ‘steel wall’ goes up only metres from the Sydney Opera House. Report And Photos By Darryl Mason On the outside of the ‘steel wall’ stretching five kilometres through the centre of Sydney, it looks like a fence. A three metre high, concrete reinforced fence. […]

Bush threatens to militarily “confront” Iran

by Bill Van Auken In his second foreign policy speech in less than a week, President Bush Tuesday portrayed the ongoing US military occupation in Iraq as part of a broader regional struggle to defend vital US interests against “radicals and extremists.” Contained in this speech was the explicit threat of widening the US war […]