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China unveiled the locally built Jian-10 last week, saying it narrows the gap with advanced nations. By Peter Ford The Christian Science Monitor BEIJING – A sleek, swept-wing fighter-bomber dubbed the “Jian-10,” unveiled here last week, is more than just another jet plane. It is China’s calling card, announcing Beijing’s arrival among the top ranks…

Poland is just the latest fall guy for an American foreign policy dictated by military industrial lobbyists in Washington BY GEORGE MONBIOT The Guardian ALTERNATIVE READER Posted by Bulatlat.com Vol. VIII, No. 29, August 24-30, 2008 It’s a novel way to take your own life. Just as Russia demonstrates what happens to former minions that…

From Nigeria to the Philippines, Mexico to India, insurgents are finding new ways to mobilise rage. It is in Afghanistan that the tactical impact will be most sharply felt. BY PAUL ROGERS Open Democracy ALTERNATIVE READER Posted by Bulatlat.com Vol. VIII, No. 29, August 24-30, 2008 From Nigeria to the Philippines, Mexico to India, insurgents…

BY PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS Information Clearing House ALTERNATIVE READER Posted by Bulatlat.com Vol. VIII, No. 28, August 17-23, 2008 “Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.” — John Stuart Mill 11/08/08 “ICH” Many years ago, during the 1970s if memory serves, neoconservative…

BY WORKERS WORLD www.workers.org ALTERNATIVE READER Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 26, August 3-9, 2008 Another moment of truth approaches. While Washington finally joined talks with Tehran, Congress is still considering a resolution calling for an air, sea and land blockade of Iran, opening one path to war. What is the relationship between U.S.…

The congressman warns of “chaos about to be unleashed” on economic and political system by globalist intervention and world empire BY STEVE WATSON Infowars.net ALTERNATIVE READER Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 25, July 27-August 2, 2008 Texas Congressman Ron Paul has warned the House that he is “convinced the time is now upon us…

BY PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS Counterpunch Posted By (Bulatlat.com) ALTERNATIVE READER Vol. VIII, No. 24, July 20-26, 2008 National Public Radio has been spending much news time on Darfur in Western Sudan where a great deal of human suffering and death are occurring. The military conflict has been brought on in part by climate change, according to…