War pimp alert: ’2 US aircraft carriers headed for Gulf’

Two additional United States naval aircraft carriers are heading to the Gulf and the Red Sea, according to the Kuwaiti newspaper Kuwait Times. Russia plays down talks of tougher sanctions against Iran Kuwait began finalizing its “emergency war plan” on being told the vessels were bound for the region. The US Navy would neither confirm […]

War pimp alert: ‘US builds 4 bases on Iraq-Iran border’

“The bases do not serve military intentions and its staff would not be military personnel.” Yeah right and I’ve got a rainforest in the Sahara I could sell you for a good price. The US military has constructed four advanced bases 20 miles from Iraq’s border with Iran, a senior Iraqi police officer has announced. […]

War pimp alert: House Resolution Calls for Naval Blockade against Iran

Are you ready for the total control of middle eastern oil by the US of A and its fascist leaders. You’d better be because it’s coming very soon. A US House of Representatives Resolution effectively requiring a naval blockade on Iran seems fast tracked for passage, gaining co-sponsors at a remarkable speed, but experts say […]

War pimp alert: U.S. Fourth Fleet in Venezuelan Waters

By NIKOLAS KOZLOFF With U.S. saber rattling towards Venezuela now at its height, the Pentagon has decided to reactivate the Navy’s fourth fleet in the Caribbean, Central and South America. It’s a bold move, and has already stirred controversy within the wider region. The fleet, which will start patrolling in July, will be based at […]

Joint Chiefs’ War pimp alert: Mullen to Congress: Iran Actions ‘Directly Jeopardize’ Iraq Peace

WASHINGTON —  The top uniformed U.S. military officer told Congress Tuesday that Iran is directly jeopardizing peace in Iraq, prompting fresh calls from senators that the U.S. pursue diplomatic talks with Tehran. Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that “irresponsible actions” by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard “directly jeopardize” peace in Iraq. • […]

War pimp alert: Bush calls Iran ‘single biggest threat’ to Mideast peace

US President George W. Bush on Monday called Iran the “single biggest threat” to peace in the Middle East ahead of a visit to the region centered on celebrations of Israel’s 60th anniversary. “To me it’s the single biggest threat to peace in the Middle East, the Iranian regime,” because of its nuclear programme and […]

War pimp alert: Is it Time to Invade Burma?

The disaster in Burma presents the world with perhaps its most serious humanitarian crisis since the 2004 Asian tsunami. By most reliable estimates, close to 100,000 people are dead. Delays in delivering relief to the victims, the inaccessibility of the stricken areas and the poor state of Burma’s infrastructure and health systems mean that number […]

Secret Bush “Finding” Widens War on Iran

By ANDREW COCKBURN Six weeks ago, President Bush signed a secret finding authorizing a covert offensive against the Iranian regime that, according to those familiar with its contents, “unprecedented in its scope.” Bush’s secret directive covers actions across a huge geographic area – from Lebanon to Afghanistan – but is also far more sweeping in the […]

War pimp alert:”Hostile” Iran Sparks U.S. Attack Plan

(CBS) A second American aircraft carrier steamed into the Persian Gulf on Tuesday as the Pentagon ordered military commanders to develop new options for attacking Iran. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports that the planning is being driven by what one officer called the “increasingly hostile role” Iran is playing in Iraq – […]

War pimp alert: Joint Chiefs chair: US prepping military options against Iran

Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the Pentagon is planning “potential” military actions against Iran, reports The Washington Post. Mullen criticized Iran’s “‘increasingly lethal and malign influence’ in Iraq,” writes Ann Scott Tyson for the Post. Addressing concerns about the US military’s capability of dealing with yet another conflict […]

War pimp alert: Petraeus promotion keeps nation on its war course

WASHINGTON – President Bush is promoting his top Iraq commander, Army Gen. David Petraeus, and replacing him with the general’s recent deputy, keeping the U.S. on its war course and handing the next president a pair of combat-tested commanders who have relentlessly defended Bush’s strategies. ADVERTISEMENT Bush will nominate Petraeus to replace Navy Adm. William […]

War pimp alert: Source: U.S. Strike on Iran Nearing

Contrary to some claims that the Bush administration will allow diplomacy to handle Iran’s nuclear weapons program, a leading member of America’s Jewish community tells Newsmax that a military strike is not only on the table – but likely. “Israel is preparing for heavy casualties,” the source said, suggesting that although Israel will not take […]