Antiwar.com Newsletter | March 30, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE
- Scott Horton to speak in Austin
- Top news
- Opinion and analysis
Free the Slaves, Stop the Wars, End the State
Friday March 30 Antiwar Radio’s Scott Horton will speak on the warfare state at Brave New Books, 1904 Guadalupe St., Austin, Texas, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. with Cindy Sheehan, Thad Crouch, and Antonio Buehler.
This Week’s Top News
Afghan Witnesses Say Sgt. Robert Bales Did Not Act Alone:In video interviews, eyewitnesses of the massacre that killed 17 Afghan civilians describe the savage murders and claim there might have been over a dozen men with the accused Staff Sgt. Robert Bales.
Israel’s Plan to Attack Iran on Hold for 2012: After viewing the results of a Pentagon war simulation and securing more military funding from the U.S., Israel has decided to put off any plans for a unilateral strike on Iran until at least next year, according to reports.
Assad Will Pursue U.N. Peace Plan If Foreign Intervention Stops: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he will commit to the U.N. plan to end the violence so long as the armed opposition halts its attacks and international powers stop aiding it.
Obama Administration Escalates Drone War in Yemen: The Obama administration has dramatically escalated its secret drone war in Yemen, with nine attacks so far this year and at least five this month.
Opinion and Analysis
- Justin Raimondo discussed Shaima Alawadi’s horrific murder, Obama’s neocon guru, and Mitt Romney’s electoral chances.
- Muhammad Sahimi evaluated the International Atomic Energy Agency’s director general.
- Kelley Vlahos warned protesters at this summer’s conventions to prepare for crackdowns.
- Ivan Eland corrected Mitt Romney’s Russia errors.
- Philip Giraldi envisioned the end of the American empire.
- Nebojsa Malic reported on the hunger games in the Balkans.
Scott Horton will also speak at the Austin Alliance for Peace rally to be held April 14 from noon to 2 p.m. on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol.
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