Saturday: 49 Iraqis Killed, 22 Wounded

Updated at 10:31 p.m. EDT, Sept. 1, 2007During the latest violence, 49 Iraqis were killed or found dead and 22 more were wounded. No foreign military deaths were announced. Also, the AP is reporting that August was the second deadliest month for Iraqi civilians since the invasion, with over 1800 reported dead; however, many attacks … Continue reading “Saturday: 49 Iraqis Killed, 22 Wounded”

Colombia: Chávez Brokers Pact for Govt.-FARC Talks

HATO GRANDE, Colombia, Aug. 31 (IPS) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez’s efforts to broker a humanitarian agreement for the release of hostages held by Colombia’s guerrillas have already begun to bear fruit. The main announcement after Chávez’s meeting with Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Friday was that talks on an agreement will begin in Caracas between … Continue reading “Colombia: Chávez Brokers Pact for Govt.-FARC Talks”

IAEA-Iran Resolving Outstanding Questions

The Cheney Cabal media sycophants at the New York Times and elsewhere are indignantly reporting that Iran continues to ignore certain sections of resolutions passed by Board of Directors of the International Atomic Energy Agency, requiring actions deemed "necessary" to satisfy their "concerns" about Iran’s nuclear programs – concerns subsequently "reaffirmed" by the UN Security … Continue reading “IAEA-Iran Resolving Outstanding Questions”

Phase III of Bush’s War

Those who hoped that – with the victory of the antiwar party in 2006, the departure of Rumsfeld and the neocons from the Pentagon, the rise of Condi and the eclipse of Cheney – America was headed out of Iraq got a rude awakening. They are about to get another. Today, the United States has … Continue reading “Phase III of Bush’s War”

Death at a Distance: The US Air War

According to the residents of Datta Khel, a town in Pakistan’s North Waziristan, three missiles streaked out of Afghanistan’s Pakitka Province and slammed into a madrassa, or Islamic school, this past June. When the smoke cleared, the Asia Times reported, 30 people were dead. The killers were robots, General Atomics MQ-1 Predators. The AGM-114 Hellfire … Continue reading “Death at a Distance: The US Air War”