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Massive Spying Cover-up Challenged in ACLU Lawsuit

 By Kenneth J. Theisen 

One of the most closely guarded secrets of the U.S. war of terror is the fact that the U.S. government is still intercepting billions of emails, phone calls, financial transactions, and other communications of not only those overseas, but also within the U.S. 
 
This was revealed by the New York Times during the years of the Bush regime, but most Americans assumed this stopped shortly after Obama came into office. 

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Murder by Cluster Bomb: U.S. Behind December 2009 Massacre in Yemen

By Kenneth J. Theisen

On June 7th Amnesty International (AI) released a report and pictures of a US-manufactured cruise missile that carried cluster munitions.
 
The remnants of the cruise missile pictured in the AI report are what was on the ground after a savage December 17, 2009 strike on an alleged ‘terrorist” training camp in Yemen.  The attack killed 55 people, including 14 women and 21 children.
 

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Who are the Criminals?

 By Debra Sweet 

 
The Crimes Are Crimes statement has been published in The New York Review of Books, The Nation, and now, will next be placed in The Humanist. You can help spread this message and challenge the conscience of people by signing, donating and printing it out for your community (ask store owners if they will display this poster!).
 
The more I've shown the 17 minute version of Collateral Murder -- even to seasoned anti-war activists -- the more I see how important it is that people SEE this video.

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Obama: Continuing to Block Release of Torture Photos

 By Kevin Gosztola 

 
Despite the fact that more and more information continues to trickle out because of the diligence of individuals, groups and organizations concerned about accountability for torture and other violations of civil liberties, the Obama Administration continues to block the release of photos, withhold information and stonewall efforts to hold Bush Administration officials accountable.
 
Throughout the Obama Administration, episodes have regularly taken place each time firsthand accounts on "enhanced interrogation techniques" and terror suspects in prisons and descriptions from policy papers detailing interrogation procedures are released as a result of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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Secret Prisons and Torture to Continue under Obama

 By Kenneth J. Theisen 

 
According to a Los Angeles Times report, a senior U.S. official stated the Obama administration wants to detain and interrogate non-Afghan terrorism suspects captured in countries outside Afghanistan in a section of the Bagram prison, even after it turns the prison over to Afghan “control.”
 
The proposal is reportedly in the early stages of development.

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Crisis in Kyrgyzstan and the Interests of Empire

By Kenneth J. Theisen

The present situation in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan has been described by the International Committee of the Red Cross as an immense humanitarian crisis.  
 
But because of the roles played by the U.S. and Russia, it is not just an internal crisis. It is also a possible crisis for the U.S. war of terror.The U.S. maintains an airbase at the Manas International Airport near the capital, Bishkek. This military facility is a major transit point for U.S. supplies and troops into Afghanistan.

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Commanders Change but this War is STILL Wrong

By Debra Sweet

 
Join me in protesting Tuesday morning as General David Petreaus is rubber-stamped by the Senate to replace General Stanley McChrystal as US commander of the occupation of Afghanistan.
 
Senate Armed Services Committee 9:30 am Dirksen G-50
 
Download a new poster or bring your own.  866-973-4463 for latest info.  All of you who are not in the DC area, please support us by displaying the poster elsewhere, and donating to the Rolling Stone ad. 

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Taking “We Are Not Your Soldiers” to the Warped Tour

 By Emma Kaplan 

 
Eight of us from the We Are Not Your Soldiers Tour recently hit the first stop on the Warped Tour in Mountain View, CA. The Warped tour is a summer punk rock concert that draws thousands of youth. Our Crew included including five students who first heard the tour last Spring, and Robin Long, an Iraq war resister who spent a year in jail for refusing orders to go to Iraq, .
 
Our booth was decorated with We Are Not Your Soldiers bandanas and graphic pictures that showed what the military is doing in the Middle East. We also had t-shirts reading “Military Recruiters: Get The Hell Away From Me”, and we put up an enlargement of the Crimes Are Crimes Statement, People stopped by the booth all day to read the statement. . 
 

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Torture Goes on at Bagram

By Debra Sweet
 
Join a World Can't Wait conference call moderated by War Criminals Watch advisory board member Ray McGovern, featuring Josh Herlands, on the International Justice Network's team, which is doing crucial work exposing the on-going use  of "enhanced interrogation techniques" at Bagram prison --while the Obama administration fights against the right for all Bagram prisoners to habeas corpus.  
 
Email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to join the conversation.

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A Poem for Oscar: Everybody Knows About Oakland, Goddam!

By Jill McLaughlin

 
A Twisted verdict came down today
 
Goddam it takes my breath away
 
And What that jury really meant to say
 
"Shoot a Black for free, you don't gotta pay"

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Degradation, Corruption Fester in Afghanistan under U.S. Occupation

By Kenneth J. Theisen

 
The United States invaded Afghanistan in 2001. It installed a puppet government headed by its handpicked puppet, Hamid Karzai. Since then that government has been a partner in the U.S war of terror on the Afghan people.
 
One aspect of that war and the way it oppress the population of Afghanistan is the rampant corruption of the Karzai regime. A new survey by Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA), an anti-corruption watchdog, indicates the extent of that corruption has worsened. 

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  • Debra Sweet

     Debra SweetDebra Sweet is the Director of World Can’t Wait, initiated in 2005 to “drive out the Bush regime” by repudiating its program, forcing it from office through a mass, independent movement and reversing the direction it had launched.  Based in New York City, she leads World Can’t Wait in its continuing efforts to stop the crimes of our government, including the unjust occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan and the torture and detention codes, as well as reversing the fascist direction of U.S. society, from the surveillance state to the criminalization of abortion and immigrants.  She has worked with abortion providers for twenty-five years, organizing community support and helping them withstand anti-abortion violence.  Since the age of 19, when she confronted Richard Nixon during a face-to-face meeting and told him to stop the war in Vietnam, she has been a leader in the opposition to U.S. wars and invasions.  Debra says, “Stop thinking like an American, and start thinking about humanity!”

    She can be reached at debrasweet (at) worldcantwait.org. You can read her writings at debra.worldcantwait.net.

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  • Dennis Loo
     Dennis Loo is an award-winning sociologist, co-editor of Impeach the President: the Case Against Bush and Cheney, Associate Professor of Sociology at Cal Poly Pomona and an honors graduate in Government from Harvard. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He is a former journalist and his research specialties include polling, public policy-making, social movements, and criminology.He can be reached via his blog: http://dennisloo.blogspot.com
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    Jamilah Hoffman is a young World Can't Wait organizer in Houston, who is "determined to leave this world a better place than she found it".
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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.