Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Beyond Iraq: The Spreading Crisis: Against The Current vol. 122
Finkel, David
Article
2006
The disaster and carnage of the Iraq occupation is the center of a crisis now spreading through the region—to Iran, to Afghanistan and the India-Pakistan subcontinent, and especially to Israel-Palesti...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Depleted Uranium: New Internationalist November 2007 - #406
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
This is a special edition with 7 different articles devoted to the subject." Toxic souvenirs"-DU ammunition; Dont' look dont find-Iraqi doctors; We were expendable-US army veterans; The Facts; Who's t...
Dropping the bomb: How to ban nukes and save the planet: New Internationalist June 2008
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
A look at nuclear weapons and their transportation in Britain.
An Empire of Lies: Why Our Media Betray Us
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2011
Contrary to its avowed aim, mainstream journalism invariably diminishes the impact of new events when they threaten powerful elites.
Exposing Israel's Most Dangerous Secret: What's Really Going On at the Israeli Institute for Biological Research?
El-Naami, Saleh
Article
2011
Israel's preparations for biological and chemical warfare.
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
Imperial Crusades: Iraq, Afghanistan and Yugoslavia: A Diary of Three Wars
Cockburn, Alexander; St. Clair, Jeffrey
Book
2004
Iraq was just one of three major imperial crusades in the decade after 1992, orchestrated by a new generation of American politicians, both Democrat and Republican, who backed pre-emptive strikes to o...
Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction: Who Said What When
St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander
Article
2016
This is a list of quotations is excerpted from Imperial Crusades: a Diary of Three Wars.
Israel offered Nukes to Racist South Africa for Use on Black Neighbors
Cole, Juan
Article
2010
The implication, that Iran must be stopped because it would proliferate to neighbors, may come back to haunt pro-Israeli propagandists, given Tel Aviv's own secret role in attempting to proliferate nu...
A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja
Hiltermann, Joost R
Book
Joost's Hiltermann "A Poisonous Affair" is a disturbing book. Chronicling both the use of chemical weapons against the Iranis and specifically the Kurds at Halabja it is also the tale of culpability b...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Saddam's Alleged Weapons of Mass Destruction
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2003
If Saddam Hussein really had weapons of mass destruction, he would certainly use them now with the U.S. posed to invade.
The Samson Option
Hersh, Seymour M.
Book
1991
Hersh, the investigative journalist who exposed the Mai Lai massacre, documents how Israel acquired nuclear weapons with U.S. connivance.
The Social History of The Machine Gun
Ellis, John
Book
1993
Covers the history of the machine gun's development, the attitudes that effected its acceptance, and its relation to economic, political, and military history.
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Book
1981
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time: Sources News Release
Article
2015
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time. According to 1956 Plan, H-Bombs were to be Used Against Priority 'Air Power' Targets in the Soviet Union, China, and Eastern Europe. Maj...
War, Peace and the Media
Zwicker, Barrie
Book
1983
Zwicker argues that press coverage of the USSR is "profoundly uninformative, a journalistic yawn that is helping us sleepwalk toward the biggest slumber of all time: nuclear war."
A War Plan Scuttled?: Against The Current vol. 133
Ruff, Allen
Article
2008
As the Bush era draws to a close, there been increasing speculation on whether or not the United States will attack Iran. Spurred by the posturing and rhetoric coming from the White House and a subser...
Won't Get Fooled Again? Hyping Syria's WMD 'Threat'
Edwards, David
Article
2012
Reading about crimes of state over many years, it is tempting to try to fathom the mind-set of political leaders. What actually is going on in their heads when they order sanctions that kill hundreds ...

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Canadian Peace Alliance
The Canadian Peace Alliance is the largest umbrella peace organization in Canada. Founded in 1985, the Canadian Peace Alliance has 150 groups and promotes concerted action towards disarmament, demil...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to ...

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Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...

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Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
2007
An A-Z guide to the laws governing armed conflict and their application in practice. The chapters include discussions of the crimes prohibited by international humanitarian law, key terms relating to ...
Freedom Flotilla III sets sail: #NextPortGaza
Sources News Release
2015
Today, June 27th 2015 (4 am in Gaza), four boats of the 2015 the Freedom Flotilla III set sail from their final European points of departure. Through nonviolent resistance they will challenge the ille...
Tainted politics of a nuclear umbrella
Monbiot, George
2008
A review of the US Pentagon's Missile Defence program since its incepton in 1946.

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Double Standards
Website
Focusing on double standards in the media and in international politics. "Double Standard 1. a rule or principle applied more strictly to some people more than others (or oneself)."