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Canada intends to recruit more soldiers, build more bases, modernize all its equipment and make sure they have lots of socks, batteries and spare engine parts to wage perpetual war in grand style alongside their buddies.
President Bush assured the American people that he â€œshared a deep disgust that those prisoners were treated the way they were treated.â€ Other administration officials pinned the blame on a â€œfew bad applesâ€ and dismissed the prison guardsâ€™ claim that they were told to â€œsoften upâ€ the detainees for interrogation.Now, a report by the Justice Departmentâ€™s Inspector General reveals that months before those abuses at Abu Ghraib, nearly identical tactics were used against â€œwar on terrorâ€ detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and at CIA prisons â€“ and that FBI complaints about the tactics went up the chain of command back to Washington.
In the night of May 23, 2008, Bruce Duncan Phillips died in great peace, asleep in his bed in Nevada City, California, with his wife Joanna by his side.
Without warning the Icelandic government authorized Icelandic whalers to begin their killing on May 20th in direct defiance of the global moratorium on commercial whaling.
Smiling as if the words themselves were a fait accompli, McCain declared â€œthere has still not been a major terrorist attack in the United States since September 11, 2001.â€
Despite recent setbacks on the military front, the Israeli government is yet to awaken to the reality that Israel is simply not invincible. The wheel of history, which has seen the rise and fall of many great powers, won't grind to a halt. Experiences have also repeatedly shown that neither Israel's nuclear arms nor Washington's billions of dollars in annual funds could create 'security' for the former.
It is strange that I wrote a whole book called Destructivism, The Path to Self-Destruction, without first addressing the one subject people are most likely to accuse me of in time, the one of being an anarchist talking about anarchy.