February 2007

I’m traveling right now so not updating my website as often as I normally do. My husband let me know that two recent letters from me to Dr. Dhafir have been returned, most likely as a consequence of being in the Communication Management Unit (see articles below). Please write to Dr. Dhafir (more…)

When History Repeats…. Do We Notice?

Mike Whitney Uruknet 2/26/07

On 29th June, 1934, Chancellor Adolph Hitler, accompanied by the Schutzstaffel (SS), arrived at Wiesse, where he personally arrested the leader of the Strum Abteilung (SA), Ernnst Roehm. During the next 24 hours 200 other senior SA officers were arrested on the way to Wiesse. Many were shot as soon as they were captured (more…)

ThinkProgress.org 2/26/07

New Yorker columnist Sy Hersh says the “single most explosive” element of his latest article involves an effort by the Bush administration to stem the growth of Shiite influence in the Middle East (specifically the Iranian government and Hezbollah in Lebanon) by funding violent Sunni groups. (more…)

[Dr. Dhafir’s letter from Terre Haute FCI is mentioned in this article.]
By Dan Eggen Washington Post 2/25/07

The Justice Department has quietly opened a new prison unit in Indiana that houses a hodgepodge of second-tier terrorism inmates, most of them Arab Muslims, whose ability to communicate with the outside world has been tightly restricted. (more…)

Inside Islamic Charity

By R. T. NAYLOR Counterpunch 2/24/07

Usama bin Laden, according to a top level “independent” task force of political hacks and self-appointed experts in “clandestine finance” set up by the Council on Foreign Relations, worked his monetary magic with the usual tools of clandestine finance–cash couriers, shell companies, coded bank accounts, and the like. (more…)

By Lara Jakes Jordan AP news.yahoo.com 2/21/07

Federal prosecutors counted immigration violations, marriage fraud and drug trafficking among anti-terror cases in the four years after 9/11 even though no evidence linked them to terror activity, a Justice Department audit said Tuesday. (more…)

StratCom and the Coming War on Iran

By TIM RINNE Counterpunch 2/17/07

Reports of a possible U.S. air assault against Iranian nuclear facilities have been circulating in the media for more than a year and a half now. Former CIA agent Philip Giraldi (The American Conservative, 8/1/05), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh (New Yorker Magazine, 4/17/06) (more…)

Dirk Adriaensens 21 Feb 2007

40 Iraqi journalists/reporters, 36 Iraqi media assist workers and 2 non Iraqi media assist workers were killed in Iraq during 2006, the deadliest year of the war.
Link: BRusselsTribunal.org/JornalistKilled

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