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PHILIPPINES: Suspend US Military Deployments to Mindanao

Citizens’ Peace Watch | A broad coalition of NGOs, social movements, and political parties from Mindanao and the rest of the country today called for all US military deployments in Mindanao suspended pending the conclusion of a fair and thorough probe by lawmakers.

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Philippine Government Launches New War on Muslim Groups

League for the Fourth International | War officially came to southern Philippines again as the government of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo unilaterally put an end to eleven years of negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) September 3. A month early the government abruptly broke off talks with the MILF on the eve of signing an autonomy pact. There are numerous reports of U.S. Special Forces accompanying Philippines Army units on their deadly sweeps in the Bangsamoro (land of the Moro people) region. More than 100 people have been killed so far and half a million refugees have fled from the fighting. Bourgeois liberals and the petty-bourgeois left lamely call on the government to resume the “peace process,” which in any case was only intended to wear down the insurgents. Revolutionaries instead seek to mobilize Philippine workers to drive out all U.S. forces, whatever their legal status; to force the withdrawal of the AFP from the contested southern areas; and to defend the Bangsamoro people and their right to self-determination more...  0 Comments

Mindanao War Escalates, US Intervention Blamed

AJLPP | With more than 500,000 people as war refugees in Northern and Central Mindanao due to the AFP and MILF fighting, the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) placed the blame on the United States for intervening in the Mindanao Conflict.

As of the press time, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) based in Geneva, Switzerland have confirmed that more than 500,000 war refugees were affected by the current fighting in the two Lanao provinces, Cotabato and Davao provinces, Maguindanao and Saranggani due to the escalation of the conflict

The AJLPP West Coast Coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said that "if the United States did not advised President Arroyo to negotiate and affirm the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain without transparent consultations with all concerned parties, the situation will not turn from bad to worse.

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Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) Blames Direct US Intervention For the War in Mindan

AJLPP | With more than 500,000 people in Northern and Central Mindanao due to the AFP and MILF fighting, the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) placed the blame on the United States for intervening in the Mindanao Conflict.

As of the press time, another the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) based in Geneva, Switzerland have confirmed that more than 500,000 war refugees were affected by the current fighting in the two Lanao provinces, Cotabato and Davao provinces, Maguindanao and Saranggani due to the escalation of the conflict

The AJLPP pointed out; “ If the United States did not advised President Arroyo to negotiate and affirm the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain without transparent consultations with all concerned parties, the situation will not turn from bad to worse. more...  0 Comments

Russia Resurgent

Gary Sudborough | A history of US intervention in Russia and Russia's resurgence more...  0 Comments

Concern Voiced at New York Rally in Support of Al Qaeda

Ahmar Mustikhan | The first two weeks of September saw four direct raids by the U.S. troops based in Afghanistan against Al Qaeda strongholds in Pakistan's lawless Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The American Friends of Baluchistan said these raids were long overdue but emphasized a longterm solution lies in balkanization of Pakistan. more...  0 Comments

Colombia: “Operación Regénesis”, la última oportunidad de Uribe

Lucy Roessler | Durante las últimas semanas ha venido evidenciándose cada vez con mayor claridad la profunda crisis que corroe al “establishment” narcoparapolítico colombiano. more...  1 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War | John McCain and Barack Obama agreed Thursday night on the need to expand the U.S. military, and said they would have done more to tap the nation's outpouring of patriotism if they had been in the White House when the World Trade Center was attacked. more...  0 Comments

60th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

National Democratic Front of the Philippines | Message on the occasion of the 60th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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McKinney in NYC 9.11.08

forwarded by Skinny John | Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney will speak at an event on the seventh anniversary of 9.11 where she will repeat her demand that a legitimate investigation of the 9.11 attacks be conducted. more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War | The Attica Prison rebellion began on Sept. 9 as a protest against jail conditions and ended on Sept. 13 as one of the bloodiest days in the 20th century in the U.S. more...  0 Comments

Alert: Tell UK not to rent embassy from settlement-builder Leviev

Adalah-NY | The UK Guardian’s Comment Is Free posted an article on September 9, The wrong message to Israel, by Abe Hayeem, a founding member of Architects & Planners for Justice in Palestine, calling on the UK government to revoke plans to rent its new embassy in Tel Aviv from Israeli-settlement mogul Lev Leviev. The UK's plan to rent space for the embassy from Leviev's company Africa Israel was reported on July 29 in the Israeli financial journal Globes. Please contact the UK’s Embassy in Tel Aviv, UK Consulate in Jerusalem, the Foreign Secretary and the Minister of State for the Middle East (contact info below) and demand that they take a firm stand against Israeli settlements and not reward Leviev with UK taxpayers’ money. more...  0 Comments

Russia Demonization

Werner Pirker | This demonization will not succeed. With its resolute response to the Georgian provocation, Russia gains respect as a central world political actor. Except US neocons and French "new philosophers," no one apportions blame one-sidedly to Moscow. more...  1 Comments

Controversy Still Plagues Military Commissions

Antiwar.com | One month ago, when the jury in the first U.S. war crimes trial since the Second World War found Salim Hamdan guilty of providing material support for terrorism, but not guilty of conspiracy, the U.S. administration regarded it as a victory, even though numerous commentators – myself included – remained profoundly critical of the entire process. more...  0 Comments

Huey Long y las efemérides oficiales

Luis Agüero Wagner | Tras sufrir un atentado en la Legislatura Huey Long falleció en un hospital de Baton Rouge, un 10 de Septiembre de 1935. La fanfarria nazi del domingo en Paraguay, presidida por el clérigo Fernando Lugo, fue una mueca siniestra a esta historia. more...  0 Comments

911: Main man, an army general, goes scot free

Ahmar Mustikhan | The people of the United States have been kept in the dark about the worst tragedy in the political history of their country. In the name of classified information, the role the Inter Services Intelligence's chief played in the terror plot never got any mention--not even in the 911 Commission Report. more...  0 Comments

US FORCES HELPING AFP IN OFFENSIVES VS MILF

AJLPP |
Moro group on Tuesday said US forces have been helping in the offensives against Moro Islamic Liberation front rebels in Maguindanao. But the military denied it even in the wake of photos taken by the Philippine Daily Inquirer which showed US forces holding an unmanned aerial vehicle during the early days of the offensive against the forces of MILF Commanders Ameril Ombra Kato and Wahid Tundok. more...  0 Comments

Iraqi Solidarity News TV

Iraq Solidarity Campaign | For the Iraq Solidarity Campaign, Freedom, Democracy, Peace and Justice are not just simple words, they are perspectives more...  0 Comments

Behold the Palin Horse!

Ceres Smith | A rider and horse has appeared on the political survivor to save the Bush Party and the forces of climate change. She is none other than Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor, who has been pushing to drill even in nature preserves more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | Obama and McCain campaigns fan 'war on terrorism' hysteria The bipartisan consensus responsible for the "war on terrorism" lie has never been more ironclad. The next presidential administration will be a continuation of the Bush-Cheney nightmare -- in substance, if not in style. more...  0 Comments

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