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10 Reasons America will be judged the most brutal empire in history! Good and evil doesn’t have a grey zone.

10 Reasons America will be judged the most brutal empire in history!

Killing and stealing is bad. Violence is never “good” or necessary unless it is used to defend against killers and thieves. Indeed, that is the morality behind the “just war” principle as defined by international laws and treaties.Yet, this simple concept of right and wrong gets muddled by differing ideas about religion, patriotism, economics and many other divisions. The “just war” rule has crumbled under the ambitions of empires throughout history. The American-led Anglo Saxon empire is no different.This empire has been brutally conquering and colonizing territory since the fall of Rome. The empire’s populations cheered this strategy out of fear of being attacked by these rogue nations who never attacked or even threatened to attack them.

As with all empires, these “means” have become increasingly violent and destructive in the face of resistance. 1. 4. 5. 6. But Awlaki was a bad apple because the intelligence community said so. 7. 8. 10. America Created Al-Qaeda and the ISIS Terror Group. Incisive article originally published by GR in September 2014.

America Created Al-Qaeda and the ISIS Terror Group

Terror attacks or mass shootings allegedly perpetrated by the ISIS, the question that should be asked: who are the State sponsors of Al Qaeda and the ISIS? (M.Ch. GR Editor). US NATO War Agenda. The Relationship between Washington and ISIS: The Evidence. Reports that US and British aircraft carrying arms to ISIS have been shot down by Iraqi forces have been met with shock and denial in western countries.

The Relationship between Washington and ISIS: The Evidence

Few in the Middle East doubt that Washington is playing a ‘double game’ with its proxy armies in Syria, but some key myths remain important amongst the significantly more ignorant western audiences. A central myth is that Washington now arms ‘moderate Syrian rebels’, to both overthrow the Syrian Government and supposedly defeat the ‘extremist rebels’. This claim became more important in 2014, when the rationale of US aggression against Syria shifted from ‘humanitarian intervention’ to a renewal of Bush’s ‘war on terror’. A distinct controversy is whether the al Qaeda styled groups (especially Jabhat al Nusra and ISIS) have been generated as a sort of organic reaction to the repeated US interventions, or whether they are actually paid agents of Washington.

Certainly, prominent ISIS leaders were held in US prisons. Select references. American Imperialism Home Page. 23 August, 2012. American Imperialism Home Page

Untold History of United States - Bush & Obama: Age of Terror (Subtitulado Español) Did Obama’s Drone War Help Cause Yemen’s Collapse? Photo by MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images A U.S. drone strike hit a vehicle in central Yemen on Monday, killing three members of al-Qaida according to a representative of the group.

Did Obama’s Drone War Help Cause Yemen’s Collapse?

The strike was the first since Yemen’s U.S. -backed government collapsed last week, in what’s been widely seen as a major setback for efforts to combat the powerful al-Qaida affiliate that took credit for the Charlie Hebdo attacks. Joshua Keating is a staff writer at Slate focusing on international affairs. The Sykes-Picot agreement. The Balfour Declaration. The Balfour Declaration of 1917 was the first significant declaration by a world power in favour of a Jewish "national home" in what was known as Palestine.

The Balfour Declaration

Historians disagree as to what the then British Foreign Secretary, Arthur James Balfour, intended by his declaration. The letter has no mention of the word "state", and insists that nothing should be done "which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine". The letter was addressed to Lord Rothschild, a leader of the Jewish community in Britain. It became an important arm of the movement to create a Jewish state in Palestine. United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine. "Partition of Palestine" redirects here.

United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine

USA: The "War On Terror" This essay describes the conflict known in the West as the War on Terror.

USA: The "War On Terror"

People in the West have been told by their media and governments that this conflict arose when Arabs and other Middle Eastern people attacked the West either without reason, for unknown reasons or because they are simply bad people. This is actually a conflict between certain Western countries (mainly USA, UK and France) and the peoples of the Middle East, the Arabs and the Muslim nations. This conflict did not begin in the late 1990s or on 11 September 2001 when the West became directly involved.

UN Security Council resolution 242. November 22, 1967 The Security Council, Expressing its continuing concern with the grave situation in the Middle East; Emphasising the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war and the need to work for a just and lasting peace in which every State in the area can live in security; Emphasising further that all Member States in their acceptance of the Charter of the United Nations have undertaken a commitment to act in accordance with Article 2 of the Charter; Affirms that the fulfilment of Charter principles requires the establishment of a just and lasting peace in the Middle East which should include the application of both the following principles:

UN Security Council resolution 242

Obstacles to Arab-Israeli peace: Palestinian refugees. 2 September 2010Last updated at 08:24 By Martin Asser BBC News The refugee camps which sprung up in 1948 became permanent residences in exile More than 60 years after the establishment of Israel, there is no Arab-Israeli issue that remains as utterly divisive as the fate of Palestinian refugees.

Obstacles to Arab-Israeli peace: Palestinian refugees

In the course of Israel's creation in 1948 and its occupation of the West Bank and Gaza in 1967, more than half the Arabs of pre-1948 Palestine are thought to have been displaced. Today there are millions of Palestinians living in exile from homes and land their families had inhabited for generations. Many still suffer the legacy of their dispossession: destitution, penury, insecurity. Palestinian historians, and some Israelis, call 1948 a clear example of ethnic cleansing - perpetrated by the Haganah (later the Israeli Defence Forces) and armed Jewish gangs. KryssTal : USA Invasions. [Home Page][Democracy Page][Why The USA? Page] [USA Backed Coups][USA Interventions][USA UN Vetos][USA Companies][USA Nuclear, Biological and Chemical][USA Victims of Foreign Policy] [Boycott USA Goods][USA - An Outsider's View][USA - PNAC Quotes] Why The USA?

[Home Page][Democracy Page] [USA Backed Coups][USA Interventions][USA UN Vetos][USA Companies][USA Nuclear, Biological and Chemical][USA Victims of Foreign Policy] [Boycott USA Goods][USA - An Outsider's View][USA - PNAC Quotes] USA Backed Coups. [Home Page][Democracy Page][Why The USA? Page] History of U.S. Military Interventions since 1890. By Dr. Zoltan Grossman The following is a partial list of U.S. military interventions from 1890 to 2014. Below the list is a Briefing on the History of U.S. Military Interventions. The list and briefing are also available as a powerpoint presentation.

This guide does not include: mobilizations of the National Guard offshore shows of naval strength reinforcements of embassy personnel the use of non-Defense Department personnel (such as the Drug Enforcement Administration) military exercises non-combat mobilizations (such as replacing postal strikers) the permanent stationing of armed forces covert actions where the U.S. did not play a command and control role the use of small hostage rescue units most uses of proxy troops U.S. piloting of foreign warplanes foreign or domestic disaster assistance military training and advisory programs not involving direct combat civic action programs and many other military activities.

KryssTal : The UK, USA and Iran. KryssTal : The Demonisation of Iran. KryssTal : Media - Through American Eyes. KryssTal : USA: Why Iraq. In 1998, a USA think tank, Project for the New American Century (PNAC), wrote a letter to USA president Bill Clinton advising him to remove Saddam Husein from Iraq without mentioning moral reasons, human rights, or terrorism.

The PNAC describes itself as a "non-profit educational organization dedicated to a few fundamental propositions: that American leadership is good both for America and for the world; that such leadership requires military strength, diplomatic energy and commitment to moral principle; and that too few political leaders today are making the case for global leadership. " The Western Media. Propaganda critic: index of site dedicated to propaganda analysis. KryssTal : USA: Victims of Foreign Policy. Civilian Victims of United States' Aerial Bombing of Afghanistan. A Dossier on Civilian Victims of United States' Aerial Bombing of Afghanistan: A Comprehensive Accounting [revised] "What causes the documented high level of civilian casualties -- 3,000 - 3,400 [October 7, 2001 thru March 2002] civilian deaths -- in the U.S. air war upon Afghanistan?

The explanation is the apparent willingness of U.S. military strategists to fire missiles into and drop bombs upon, heavily populated areas of Afghanistan. " Professor Marc W. Herold Ph.D., M.B.A., B.Sc. If Americans Knew - What every American needs to know about Israel/Palestine. KryssTal : Photograph and Map Galleries. KryssTal : USA: PNAC Quotes.

KryssTal : Contents Page. USA: Why Iraq. KryssTal : The USA - An Outsider's View.