11/22 MOUT: US Iraq War Lessons in 'Homeland'; "Irregular Warfare Manhunters"; Assassination State; FEMA'S "Vigilant Shield"

"The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia."
Malcolm X

"The civilized have created the wretched, quite coldly and deliberately, and do not intend to change the status quo; are responsible for their slaughter and enslavement; rain down bombs on defenseless children whenever and wherever they decide that their 'vital interests' are menaced, and think nothing of torturing a man to death: these people are not to be taken seriously when they speak of the 'sanctity' of human life, or the 'conscience' of the civilized world".
James Baldwin, author

".... the right of our manifest destiny to over spread and to possess the whole of the continent which Providence has given us for the development of the great experiment of liberty and federaltive development of self government entrusted to us. It is right such as that of the tree to the space of air and the earth suitable for the full expansion of its principle and destiny of growth."
John L. O'Sullivan, 1845, democratic leader and editor

Global Warfare
U.S. Military Operations in All Major Regions of the World
By Rick_Rozoff
Not only does one country account for the overwhelming plurality of world military expenditures, but that nation also has troops and bases on all six habitable continents (as well as a 54-year military mission in Antarctica, Operation Deep Freeze) and eleven aircraft carrier strike groups and six navy fleets that roam the world's oceans and seas at will. It is also expanding a global interceptor missile system on land, on sea, in the air and into space to leave it invulnerable to retaliation.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article24002.htm

MORE US NOBEL PEACE AWARDS....

11/15 Tripping: Dominator Dons 'Partner' Drag; 'Advice': Follow US Human Rights; Heavy U..S. Provocations: Iran & Korea;

PRE-TRIP STAGE -SETTING OF 'PARTNERSHIP' ISSUES
IRAN: US state terrorist "counterterrorism seizure"
U.S. Moves to Seize Properties Tied to Iran
...Federal prosecutors in Manhattan began legal action to seize properties in Queens and across the country where several mosques are located in a broad move against a nonprofit organization accused of illegally providing money and other services to Iran. The organization, the Alavi Foundation, owns the land on which the mosques sit, as well as a majority interest in an office tower at 650 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, which has also been slated for seizure by the government. The authorities accused the Alavi Foundation of spending millions of dollars to obtain and develop the properties, in violation of federal laws that ban trade with Iran. In addition to the Queens property, which... houses the Imam Ali Mosque, the government sought forfeiture of the foundation’s ownership in seven other properties, several of which house mosques. Another of the properties is a 36-story granite-and-glass tower at 52nd Street known as the Piaget Building...its Web site...says [the Alavi Foundation] has promoted “Islamic culture and Persian language, literature and civilization” for more than 30 years, through grants and other activities. The prosecutors’ action came on the same day the White House said President Obama had renewed longstanding economic sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported. The president said, “Our relations with Iran have not yet returned to normal.”..

KOREA IS ONE NATION - DIVIDED BY U.S.: S.K. CLIENT'S WAR PROVOCATION PRIOR TO OBAMA TRIP VISIT LEVERAGE TO WIN CHINA'S 'COOPERATION'
KOREA PROVOCATION: US client state S.K attacks N.K. ship
Obama embarks on a nine day Asia tour . His final stop will be South Korea.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/13/nyregion/13seize.html
'Warmongers who play with fire will pay an expensive price'

11/15 Tripping: Dominator Dons 'Partner' Drag; 'Advice': Follow US in Human Rights; Heavy U..S. Provocations: Iran & Korea

PRE-TRIP STAGE - SETTING 'PARTNERSHIP' ISSUES

IRAN: US state terrorist "counterterrorism seizure"
U.S. Moves to Seize Properties Tied to Iran
...Federal prosecutors in Manhattan began legal action to seize properties in Queens and across the country where several mosques are located in a broad move against a nonprofit organization accused of illegally providing money and other services to Iran. The organization, the Alavi Foundation, owns the land on which the mosques sit, as well as a majority interest in an office tower at 650 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, which has also been slated for seizure by the government. The authorities accused the Alavi Foundation of spending millions of dollars to obtain and develop the properties, in violation of federal laws that ban trade with Iran. In addition to the Queens property, which... houses the Imam Ali Mosque, the government sought forfeiture of the foundation’s ownership in seven other properties, several of which house mosques. Another of the properties is a 36-story granite-and-glass tower at 52nd Street known as the Piaget Building...its Web site...says [the Alavi Foundation] has promoted “Islamic culture and Persian language, literature and civilization” for more than 30 years, through grants and other activities. The prosecutors’ action came on the same day the White House said President Obama had renewed longstanding economic sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported. The president said, “Our relations with Iran have not yet returned to normal.”..

KOREA IS ONE NATION - DIVIDED BY U.S.: S.K. CLIENT'S WAR PROVOCATION PRIOR TO OBAMA TRIP VISIT LEVERAGE TO WIN CHINA'S 'COOPERATION'
KOREA PROVOCATION: US client state S.K attacks N.K. ship
Obama embarks on a nine day Asia tour . His final stop will be South Korea.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/13/nyregion/13seize.html
'Warmongers who play with fire will pay an expensive price'

11/11 "Blood on Their Hands" Veterans Day Commentary, Bipartisan 'values", Exporting Western 'Enlightenment

"War is the continuation of politics by other means."
Karl von Clausewitz

"If the people are not convinced (that the Free World is in mortal danger) it would be impossible for Congress to vote the vast sums now being spent to avert danger. With the support of public opinion, as marshalled by the press, we are off to a good start. It is our Job - yours and mine -- to keep our people convinced that the only way to keep disaster away from our shores is to build up America's might."
Charles Wilson, Chairman of the Board of General Electric and Truman appointee to head the Office of Defence Mobilization, speech to the Newspaper Publishers Association, 1950

"Democracy is inimical to imperial mobilization."
Z. Brzezinski.The Grand Chessboard, 1997

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost 40 years . . . It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is more sophisticated now and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto determination practiced in past centuries”
David Rockefeller. Bilderberg meeting, Germany, June 1991

"Military men are just dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy"
Henry Kissinger

"The United States must cultivate a mental view toward world settlement after this war which will enable us to impose our own terms,
amounting perhaps to a pax-Americana."
U.S. Department of State - Source: Minutes S-3 of the Security Subcommittee,
Advisory Committee on Postwar Foreign Policy, 6 May, 1942, Notter File, Box 77, Record Group 59, Records of the Department of State, National Archives, DC.

11/10 Texas & Seattle PsyWar Updates; Cybercom: Blogs, Tweets; Photos & Docs from 'US Spy Den';Rabbi "OK to Kill Gentiles"

Digest note: Comparing media reports provides valuable lesson in how U.S. 'information warfare' -- essential foundation of its strategic global agenda --- works

Bookend stories from Fort Hood and Seattle get fishier and more ominous by the hour. In both cases, asking cui bono points ever more clearly to psywar / "black flag ops. Contradictory 'News' reports merit no rational explanations or corrections: Fort Hood reports initially stated the author and contents of emails weren't known. Then, that FBI had notified the Army of Hasan's "al qaeda" connections, but it did nothing, now that's denied and/or deleted. Today we're informed that Hasan-Awlaki communications started being intercepted last December. Considering the state's massive surveillance and propaganda machinery (touched upon below), it's clear that 'intel'/military are covering up their roles.
Many possibilities, among them: Hasan was a patsy, maybe one of the US' trained 'moderate' Muslim who 'betrayed' his 'jihad' pacification role; That Awlaki, safely ensconced supposedly in Yemen, and his government-known work for US. Seattle's 'anti-american cop killer' story is an ever more extravagant call for ratcheting up 'domestic' repression against a mythological 'terrorist' radical war against police. No state ops will write a new chapter in US history. Regardless of how the bits & pieces pull together, these events mark a major propaganda and policy page-turner in the US terror-war agenda. [Part 1 is here http://www.burbankdigest.com/node/244/

11-07 Army Tests Sole-Killer Theory as Details Emerge
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/07/us/07forthood.html?ref=us&pagewanted=a...

11/8/9 Fort Hood & Seattle Signal Escalation of Domestic Terror War

digest note: FORT HOOD & SEATTLE SIGNAL A NEW LEVEL OF STATE TERROR WAR : 'IF YOU AREN'T WITH US, YOU'RE WITH THE TERRORISTS'.

AS U.S. IMPERIALISM'S UNPRECEDENTEDLY SAVAGE GLOBAL JUGGERNAUT DETERIORATES & GLOBAL RESISTANCE GROWS, SO DOES ITS URGENT NEED TO EXECUTE POLICE STATE SAFEGUARDS ESTABLISHED IN THE POST 911 'NATIONAL SECURITY' INFRASTRUCTURE MORE BOLDLY. THE OFFICIAL IMPRIMATUR CAME WITH OBAMA'S DECLARATION OF 'SWINE FLU NATIONAL EMERGENCY', THE BASIS FOR MARTIAL LAW. (previous digest issues examine all this in depth}

THE CAPITALIST STATE IN FASCIST MODE HAS FORGED AN EVER-DEEPENING MERGER WITH RELIGION, CRUCIAL FOR WINNING 'GOD-FEARING' POLITICAL, MILITARY AND SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR FASCISM-WITH-A-DECREASINGLY-FRIENDLY-FACE. STATE & CHURCH, ESSENTIAL 'SECURITY STATE WMD.

FORT HOOD & SEATTLE TOGETHER & IN THEIR OWN SPECIFIC WAYS DEMONSTRATE HOW OPPOSITION, EVEN CRITICISM, OF USRAEL 'POLICIES' IS SYNONYMOUS WITH 'ANTI-AMERICAN' 'DOMESTIC TERRORISM'. STATE ISSUED PROPAGANDA WITHOUT CHALLENGE OR CRITICS IS THE 'NEWS'. SUGGESTIONS, SUSPICIONS, ALLEGATIONS CONSTITUTE FACTUAL 'EVIDENCE', GROUNDS FOR 'PREEMPTIVE' ATTACK AND PUNISHMENT. CHARGES OF AND PROTESTS AGAINST RACIST POLICE BRUTALITY AND THE ALWAYS 'JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE' OF BLACK & BROWN PEOPLE ARE NO LONGER JUST IGNORED, ATTACKED BY POLICE, OR BLOCKED, THIS YEAR THEY WERE IMMEDIATELY LINKED TO 'DOMESTIC TERRORISM' -- BEFORE ANY EVEN MANUFACTURED 'EVIDENCE' WAS OFFERED. (more below)

THE STATE'S 'INFORMATION WARFARE' IS IN HIGH GEAR UP WITH THIS ADMIN. DEFENDING & EXPANDING PATRIOT ACT CONTROLS AND SURVEILLANCE, AND THEN OBAMA DECLARING BLOGGERS A 'THREAT TO DEMOCRACY'... CORRECTLY MEANING A THREAT TO CAPITALIST MONOPOLY OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS. DARPA/MICROSOFT'S ROLE IN 'SECURE TRUSTED COMPUTING INTERNET 2 ' GOT A QUICK PUBLIC AIRING AFTER YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT IN SECRET INDICATING BIG CHANGES ARE COMING SOON [see http://www.burbankdigest.com/node/239).

11/3/9 HINI 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY' IN GLOBAL U.S. IMPERIALIST CRISIS CONTEXT

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FIGHT FOR THIS GREAT REVOLUTIONARY LEADER'S LIFE...AGAIN...WE CAN WIN!
Get Ready for the Emergency Protests! They Want to Kill Mumia Abu-Jamal – But Joint Action by Us All Can Prevent This!
AHM-ATİK News Center
November 2, 2009 - It is now for almost 27 years that the African American journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal has been on death row in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., as a political prisoner. His trial and his conviction for murder were a typical example for racist bias and class justice. The presiding judge denied Mumia the funds necessary for a defense and called him a "n….r", the prosecutor first picked a jury which consisted almost exclusively of conservative White males, and then proceeded to paint a picture of the defendant as an ice-cold, ultra-leftist killer. In this trial, tainted as it was by racism and political repression, the former Black Panther Party spokesman Mumia never had a chance and was sentenced to death. All the same, the unbearable conditions of incarceration on death row Mumia has had to suffer for so long have neither broken him nor snuffed his voice. Even there, he doesn’t give up and continues to write and broadcast against the injustices of capitalist society...http://www.uruknet.de/?p=59656

Mumia Abu-Jamal could face death any day
By Saeed Shabazz

10/20 Fascist Horror Beyond Words: Resistance to US Death & Destruction Blamed on US Sponsored "Islamist Terror"

digest note:
FINANCE CAPITAL'S FAKE & FASCIST LAST CHANCE -- IT'S UP us, TO 95% OF THE WORLD, TO END IT
AS US DEFEAT AND DESPERATION DEEPENS, SO DOES US STATE TERRORISM WITH EVER MORE MADE-IN-USA LIES & CRIMES: A GROTESQUE FAKE WORLD OF REAL SUFFERING BEYOND DESCRIPTION, OF DESTRUCTION AND DEATH, A MASSIVE, SUPREMELY RACIST GLOBAL MILITARY JUGGERNAUT FOR AMERO-EUROPEAN WORLD DOMINATION EXECUTED WITH SURREAL BIG LIES, SUPPORTED BY FAKE 'NATIONAL' ELECTIONS & GOVTS., FAKE 'MOSQUE' PSYWAR ATTACKS, AND REAL STATE-SPONSORED TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS CREATING 'FACTS ON THE GROUND'

CONFLICTING POSITIONS REFLECT TACTICAL DIFFERENCES OVER HOW TO SAVE U.S. ASS & ADVANCE ITS BIPARTISAN GEOSTRATEGIC SUPREMACY AGENDA
propaganda illustrates subtle, significant ruling class shift, obama --- critical 'questions' now legitimized, no longer framed as just 'far-right fringe' / 'racists'
Are Obama advisers downplaying Afghan dangers?
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/afghanistan-pakistan/story/76920.html
By Jonathan S. Landay, John Walcott and Nancy A. Youssef
WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration reconsiders its Afghanistan policy, White House officials are minimizing warnings from the intelligence community, the military and the State Department about the risks of adopting a limited strategy focused on al Qaida, U.S. intelligence, diplomatic and military officials told McClatchy. Recent U.S. intelligence assessments have found that the Taliban and other Pakistan-based groups that are fighting U.S.-led forces have much closer ties to al Qaida now than they did before 9/11, would allow the terrorist network to re-establish bases in Afghanistan and would help Osama bin Laden export his radical brand of Islam to Afghanistan's neighbors and beyond, the officials said.

10/17 Obama: Blogger "Threat to Democracy": Prez Emgcy.Control of Internet; DARPA, Microsoft, Lockheed Reinventing Internet

Obama Asks Bloggers For Help
21 July 2009
President Barack Obama yesterday called on like-minded bloggers to help his administration keep the heat on lawmakers to pass health care reform.
"I know the blogs are best at debunking myths that can slip through a lot of the traditional media outlets," he said. "And that is why you are going to play such an important role in our success in the weeks to come." http://martininthemargins.blogspot.com/2009/07/obama-asks-bloggers-for-h...

"a threat to democracy"
Obama: We Need To Bail Out Newspapers Or Blogs Will Run The World
9-21-09
http://www.businessinsider.com/john-carney-obama-we-need-to-bailout-news...
Obama said he will look at a news paper bailout, otherwise, blogs will take over the world, and that would be a threat to democracy bills that could give tax newspapers tax-breaks if they were to restructure as 50 (c) (3) educational corporations. One of the bills is that of Senator Ben Cardin, who has introduced the "Newspaper Revitalization Act

8/28/9 Bill Would Give President Emergency Control of Internet
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10320096-38.html
by Declan McCullagh

10/16 H1N1 Links: Political, Medical, Military Chronology in Context

April 4, 2003 Executive Order 13295
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 361(b) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 264(b)), it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Based upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the ``Secretary''), in consultation with the Surgeon General, and for the purpose of specifying certain communicable diseases for regulations providing for the apprehension, detention, or conditional release of individuals to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of suspected communicable diseases,
Sec. 2. The Secretary, in the Secretary's discretion, shall determine whether a particular condition constitutes a communicable disease of the type specified in section 1 of this order.
Sec. 3. The functions of the President under sections 362 and 364(a) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 265 and 267(a)) are assigned to the Secretary.
Sec. 4. This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit enforceable at law or equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, entities, officers, employees or agents, or any other person....
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/executiveorder040403.htm http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/eo/eo-13295.htm

1-30-04 Flu victim exhumed after 85 years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/3446389.stm

10-07-04 Killer flu recreated in the lab
Scientists have shown that tiny changes to modern flu viruses could render them as deadly as the 1918 strain which killed about a billion people. A US team added two genes...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/health/3719990.stm

2005 Senate panel backs special vaccine agency

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