September 19th, 2011
(EmpireBurlesque) – Riddle Me This: Paper of Record Puzzled by Death Count Claims
The New York Times puzzles and puzzles until its puzzler is sore, but it still can’t figure out the deep, deep mystery addressed by this recent story: “Libya Counts More Martyrs Than Bodies.” Read More Here
(KurtNimmo) – NATO’s Libyan Operation: Mass Graves and Ethnic Cleansing – Read More Here
(Telegraph) – Tony Blair ‘visited Libya to lobby for JP Morgan’
A senior executive with the Libyan Investment Authority, the $70 billion fund used to invest the country’s oil money abroad, said Mr Blair was one of three prominent western businessmen who regularly dealt with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the former leader. Read More Here
(ActivistPost) – European Commission head calls NATO bombing of Libyans a “moral duty”
For weeks the mainstream media has been calling the uprising in Libya a success, despite any support for their position.
Despite this false narrative, which included the capture of Tripoli from loyalists long before any such thing could be claimed, NATO is saying that they must continue to destroy what’s left of the Libyan infrastructure through their over-the-top bombing campaign. Read More Here
(HaaretZ) – Bill Clinton: Palestinian statehood bid won’t change Mideast realities
Earlier Sunday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, referring to an upcoming UN vote on Palestinian statehood, said in a cabinet meeting that “the Palestinians’ wish to become a permanent UN member… is bound to fail because they have to go through the Security Council.”
He said that even though the Palestinians can opt to turn to the general assembly, “it does not have the same significance of the Security Council, and that is not the Palestinians’ stated goal.” Read More Here
(RussiaToday) – Here We Go Again? ‘NATO recruiting jihadists to invade Syria’
Across in Syria, at least four people were reportedly killed in crackdowns on anti-government protests on Sunday.
The ongoing violence in the country has left more than two and a half thousand dead in the past few months.
Moscow’s stepping up its efforts to mediate a peaceful solution to the conflict. A team of Russian lawmakers is on the ground on a fact-finding mission in the country. They say Damascus appears to be committed to Democratic reform.
The Kremlin is also circulating a draft resolution at the UN that’s aimed at urging the warring sides towards dialogue.
Moscow’s approach rivals the U.S.-backed draft, which targets Damascus and urges President Assad to step down. Political analyst Michel Chossudovsky says the Russian delegation will have its hands full in Syria.