NEWS - alternatives in times of war
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The war that may end the age of superpower by Henry C. K. Liu, Asia Times, April 5, 2003
- in German: Der Krieg, der das Zeitalter der Supermacht beenden kann (at the site Studien-von-zeitfragen )
- and some sardonic humour as a starter :
Reasons to invade irak now !
WAR SHOCK LATEST: IRAQI TROOPS NOW EATING LIVE BABIES
And the next enemy is .... Antarctica
Oil, Afghanistan and America's pipe dream
Why Washington Wants Afghanistan (Oil and : Position to finally dissolve Russia)
A War in the Planning for Four Years - A comment on Zbigniew Brzezinski's book “THE GRAND CHESSBOARD – American Primacy And It’s Geostrategic Imperatives,” , Basic Books, 1997
Mujahedin separatists destabilise China
My opinion: Oil is not only fuel: Oil is POWER
-- US control of oil is global control - over Europe, Japan, China, India etc:
Euro vs. dollar (as the "real" reason behind the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq)
My opinion: not likely
Iraq: Baghdad Moves To Euro , by Charles Recknagel, Radio Free Europe January 11, 2000
Symptom vs. Cause - Why the 2nd US-Iraq war is not directly a war over currencies , by Arno Mong Daastoel, April 8th 2003
Boneheads, Iraq and the Artificial Dollar by John Mauldin www.investorsinsight.com, March 28, 2003
Killing the Euro - Afghanistan Slash-and-Burn hides attack on EUROPE , by Wendell Solomons, Sri Lanka, 18 Oct. 2001 - On the true commercial purpose of the war in Afghanistan
US dollar hegemony has got to go , by Henry C K Liu , Asia Times, April 11, 2002
The European Challenge to America , by William R. Hawkins, January 17, 2003
Bush's Deep Reasons For War on Iraq: Oil, Petrodollars, and the OPEC Euro Question, by Peter Dale Scott, updated 2/15/03 - author of The War Conspiracy, 1970
The Real but Unspoken Reasons for the Upcoming Iraq War , by William Clarke, 9:54am Sun February 2, 2003, firstname.lastname@example.org - Mirror : Ratical , MediaMonitor
Oil-for-Food Plan Strikes at French, Russian Interests, Stratfor, March 22, 2003
AILING DOLLAR STRIKES AT EURO IN IRAQ WAR, By Geoffrey Heard, Australia, 23rd March, 2003
THE PETRO-DOLLAR AND THE EURO MONEY IS THE ROOT OF WAR, by SARTRE April 4, 2003 issue of Ether Zone - Mirror : ZDnet
Defending the dollar , by DUNCAN DU BOIS The Natal Witness , April 4th 2003 - Mirror : Antville
EU says oil could one day be priced in euros June 16, 2003, Yahoo Finance - UK
Pipelineistan by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 26 Jan. 2002.
"It's no coincidence that the map of terror in the Middle East and Central Asia is practically interchangeable with the map of oil."
1 U.S. INTERESTS IN THE CENTRAL ASIAN REPUBLICS HEARING - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
2 Hearing On US Interests In The Central Asian Republics
US Strategic Energy Initiative and The Geopolitics of Energy Into the 21st Century: A US testimony and an article
Jean Laherrère on the Global Hubbert Peak - Oil in the Middle East and Central Asia may soon loose out to other sources of energy, e.g. by using American oil sand at 8-9 dollars a barrel, and reserves far greater than Saudi Arabia only in Canada's Athabasca.
Opinions - Interpretations
Edward Said : The Clash of Ignorance
Wendell Solomons (Sri Lanka) : Geopolitics - the true commercial purpose of the war: Killing the Euro
Arno Mong Daastøl (Norway) : "King on the Heap" geopolitics - controlling / destabilising the Central Asian "heartland"
Saudi Friends, Saudi Foes + The Saudi Connection
Split in the US political elite
"I'm not sure which planet they live on"
Hawks in the Bush administration may be making deadly miscalculations on Iraq, says Gen. Anthony Zinni, Bush's Middle East envoy.
The coming war - in Washington, by Mark Perry, published on http://www.palestinereport.org , February 27, 2003
A 'Road Map' for Israeli-Palestinian Amity, by ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI and BRENT SCOWCROFT local copy
US Imperial Aspirations
Reality Check : A New American Century, Robin Rowland, CBC News Online, March 17, 2003
Behold Caesar. George W. Bush & the American Empire, By Richard Heinberg, MuseLetter #128, October 2002.
The staggering bill for Bush's empire in Middle East, by Pat Buchanan, LA Times. March 23 2003
The weird men behind George W Bush's war , 7th April 2003 by Michael Lind, The New Statesman
(How neoconservatives conquered Washington -- and launched a war)
Geneva Conventions, Use and Misuse , by Abeer Mishkas, Arab News, 4/1/03
Is the US moving towards fascism?
Protecting Civil Liberties at a Time of Crisis by Morton H. Halperin,
Senior fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations
U.S. Media Applaud Bombing of Iraqi TV March 27, 2003, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting, New York,
Websites of Al Jazerah and Yellow Press - closed down by US server owners , March 28th 2003, Daily Mirror
From : Democracy Now! : http://www.webactive.com/pacifica/exile/dn20011016.html
US State Terrorism
When U.S. Joint Chiefs Planned Terror Attacks on America - The US faking Cuban attacks - as pretext to invade
9:11 as the US' new Pearl Harbour and Reichtags fire
- to rally the American People behind the war mongers for American Empire
Bush's 9/11 Reichstag Fire by Harvey Wasserman, September 13, 2002, CommonDreams.org
The Pearl Harbour analogy by Derek Brown, Wednesday September 12, 2001, The Guardian
Terrorism as the "perfect enemy" for perpetual war
ANONYMOUS letters on the need for a new threat - according to Condoleeza Rice
Saddam Hussein as the "perfect enemy"
Bin Laden as the "perfect enemy"
What did Dubya do in the war, daddy? Nov. 17, 2002.Toroto Star
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