State Terrorism

Gitmo Is Killing Me

ONE man here weighs just 77 pounds. Another, 98. Last thing I knew, I weighed 132, but that was a month ago. I’ve been on a hunger strike since Feb. 10 and have lost well over 30 pounds. I will not eat until they restore my dignity by Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel I’ve been detained at Guantánamo for 11 […]

Web of Deceit

Chronology of British Foreign Policy by Mark Curtis 1947 Foreign Office describes Middle East oil in secret document as ‘a vital prize for any power interested in world influence or domination’. 1948 Britain declares ‘emergency’ in Malaya and begins 12-year war to defeat rebels, who are mainly marginalised Chinese. Britain secretly describes war as ‘in defence of [the] rubber industry’ and […]

Washington’s “Playbook” on Provoking North Korea

In an April 3 Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. dials back on Korean show of force,” reporters Adam Entous and Julian E. Barnes revealed that the White House approved a detailed plan, called ‘the playbook,’ to ratchet up tension with North Korea during the Pentagon’s war games with South Korea by Stephen Gowans The war games, which are still in progress, […]

MI6 killed late Congolese PM Patrice Lumumba

A British peer has, in explosive revelations, said that London’s spy agency MI6 murdered the first democratically-elected Prime Minister of Congo, once described as “the most important assassination of the 20th century” by PressTV   Lord David Edward Lea made the disclosure in a letter to the editor in the March 21 edition of the London Review of Books (LRB) in […]

British State Terrorism from Northern Ireland to Syria

This story connects far-flung places. Kenya, Malaya, Northern Ireland and now Syria. The one over-arching theme is British counter-insurgency strategy, or more plainly, the use of state terrorism by British forces to achieve political objectives by Finian Cunningham The story came alive again this week with two seemingly unrelated news developments. First, we learn of deeper involvement of Britain’s military […]

Newsflash

Alastair Stewart’s Tongue Stuck up the Duchess of Camdridge’s Arse!   Whence think’st thou kings and parasites arose? Whence that unnatural line of drones. who heap Toil and unvanquishable penury On those who build their palaces, and bring Their daily bread? – From vice, black loathsome vice From rapine, madness, treachery and wrong From all that ‘genders misery, and makes […]

Britain, Qadafi and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

An extract from Secret Affairs on the British plot in the mid-1990s by Mark Curtis While Bin Laden was drafting his declaration of jihad in early 1996, British intelligence was plotting with al-Qaida-associated terrorists in Libya to assassinate Colonel Qadafi. Qadafi had long challenged British interests and Western hegemony in the Middle East and Africa. The revolution that brought him […]

BSNews interviews Don DeBar

Begin with the fact that one of Gadhaffi’s first acts after deposing the western puppet King Idris was to evict the US from its only military base on the continent. This act, taken four decades ago, left the US in the position of having to base its AFRICOM force, established in October, 2008, in Stuttgart, Germany, laying bare the nature of this “alliance.”