- January 19, 2012
Just over thirty years ago, in a three day period from December 10 to 13 1981, a unit of the US-trained elite Atlacatl Battalion massacred more than 1,000 men, women and children in the course of an anti-terrorist limpieza (cleanup) operation in and around the rural hamlet of El Mozote, in El Salvador’s Morazan province.
- December 17, 2011
In March 2003 the United States, backed by its faithful lieutenant Britain and a hastily-concocted ‘Coalition of the Willing’, invaded Iraq following a campaign of lies, manipulation, propaganda and manufactured intelligence.
After smashing Saddam Hussein’s decrepit army, the invaders proved unable to install their puppet Ahmed Chalabi in power or ensure security, and began a neo-colonial...
- September 10, 2011
Tomorrow it will be exactly ten years since 19 deluded fanatics murdered nearly 3,000 people in the United States. After the last fortnight of documentaries, interviews, profiles, newsclips, ‘9/11 short stories’, a special ‘9/11 Question Time’, BBC broadcasts from ‘ground zero’ and a torrent of opinion pieces in the press and on the Internet,...