Israel hopes to colonize parts of Iraq as ‘Greater Israel’

On that day, God made a covenant with Abram, saying: “To your descendants I have given this land, from the river of Egypt as far as the great river the Euphrates. The land of the Kenites, Kenizites, Kadmonites; the Chitties, Perizites, Refaim; the Emorites, Canaanites, Gigashites and Yevusites.” – Genesis 15:18-21 Is this why the […]

Israeli Envoy: Attack on Gaza a ‘Preintroduction’ to Attack on Iran

After ordering a cameraman to turn off his camera, Israeli Ambassador to Australia Yuval Rotem engaged in a very frank discussion about the recent Israeli war in the Gaza Strip, calling it “a preintroduction” to an attack on Iran that Israel apparently expects within the year. Before the camera was turned off, Ambassador Rotem said […]

Israel Plans More Gaza Strikes

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz cites top “decision-makers” as saying the attacks against Hamas and other groups in the Gaza Strip would continue in spite of the continuing efforts by the international community to negotiate a ceasefire. One source is quoted as saying the attacks were meant to show Hamas that strikes would not go unanswered. […]

Secret Israeli database reveals full extent of illegal settlement

Picture courtesy Tumeke the use of private lands to establish or expand them. The painstakingly amassed data was labeled political dynamite. The defense establishment, led by Defense Minister Ehud Barak, steadfastly refused to publicize the figures, arguing, for one thing, that publication could endanger state security or harm Israel’s foreign relations. Someone who is liable […]

Time for a new world order: PM

KEVIN RUDD has denounced the unfettered capitalism of the past three decades and called for a new era of “social capitalism” in which government intervention and regulation feature heavily. In an essay to be published next week, the Prime Minister is scathing of the neo-liberals who began refashioning the market system in the 1970s, and […]

Backdoor draft: Defense Department Announces Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

So what do you do when you have millions upon millions of unemployed and you want a global empire on the cheap? You train them to be the armies flunkies. Cleaning, cooking and other menial slave jobs while your other cheap cannon fodder, the young males that could overthrow your regime, kill and get killed […]

A little food for thought: Fed Reserve Fails to Reflate the US Banking System

Rumours and I mean Wall street journal rumours, you know amongst people in the know have it that the banks will need be accommodated with anywhere between 1 to 2 trillion dollars more to help them out of their predicament and guess who John Key thinks should be paying those trillions. In one dear people […]

Iceland’s senior minister resigns as government becomes first global political casualty of the credit crunch

Iceland’s Minister of Commerce Bjorgvin Sigurdsson has resigned, two days after the prime minister announced his own departure due to pressures from the island nation’s economic collapse. Mr Sigurdsson, a member of Iceland’s junior Social Democrat coalition party, made the announcment at a news conference this morning. ‘I have decided to do this to take […]

Brown: Economic Crisis Represents Birth Pangs Of “New Global Order”

In a speech, he will urge countries to avoid “muddling through as pessimists” and “make the necessary adjustment to a better future and setting the new rules for this new global order”, according to his office. Official data confirmed Friday that Britain is in recession. Days earlier, the government unveiled a new package of measures […]

Soaring closures raise fears of ghost town shopping centres across UK

A sharp rise in the number of stores being shut by distressed retail groups is fuelling fears that chunks of Britain’s high streets and shopping centres will be left as ghost towns by the deepening recession, which was officially confirmed yesterday. Concern mounted that a rising tide of premises being closed will bring desolation to […]

Obama airstrikes kill 22 in Pakistan

PAKISTAN received an early warning of what the era of “smart power” under President Barack Obama will look like after two remote-controlled US airstrikes killed 22 people at suspected terrorist hideouts in the border area of Waziristan. There will be no let-up in the military pressure on terrorist groups, US officials warned, as Obama prepares […]