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NATO – An Idea Whose Time Has Gone   : Information Clearing House - ICH

NATO – An Idea Whose Time Has Gone   : Information Clearing House - ICH


NATO – An Idea Whose Time Has Gone






By Craig Murray

September 08, 2014 "ICH"
- In
the past dozen years, the armed forces of
NATO countries, whether operating under the
NATO banner or in related ad-hoc coalitions,
have killed many hundreds of thousands of
people. Of those hundreds of thousands of
people, only a few hundred at most ever had
any connection to any attack on a NATO
country.



Whatever modern NATO has become, a defensive
alliance it is not; that fact is beyond
rational dispute.


It
is also the case that the situation in
countries where NATO has been most active in
killing people, including Iraq, Libya,
Afghanistan and Pakistan, has deteriorated.
It has deteriorated politically,
economically, militarily an…

Dr. Mona El-Farra on mass trauma and destruction in Gaza | The Electronic Intifada

Dr. Mona El-Farra on mass trauma and destruction in Gaza | The Electronic Intifada

Dr. Mona El-Farra on mass trauma and destruction in GazaSubmitted by Nora Barrows-Fr... on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 22:25 140908-children-rubble-home.jpgPalestinian children look out of their damaged house a day after the ceasefire was declared on 26 August.

(Ramadan El-Agha / APA images)
This week on The Electronic Intifada podcast:



After Israel’s 51 days of attacks on homes, hospitals, schools and infrastructure, we speak with Dr. Mona El-Farra, physician and human rights advocate, about the wide spectrum of trauma inflicted on Gaza’s children. Read transcript or listen to individual segment



As Palestinians mark one year of return to their destroyed village of Kufr Birim,
Israeli authorities cut water, electricity and gas, and loot and
confiscate Palestinians’ camping supplies, Patrick O. Strickland reports
from the village. Read transcript or listen to individual segment



Yafa Jarrar, daughter of Palestinian …