Wrong About Iraq, Wrong About Iran • BRAVE NEW FILMS

The framework agreement the U.S. and its international partners reached with Iran that blocks Tehran’s pathways to building a nuclear bomb is barely a week old and yet the usual suspects have already denounced it as a “bad deal.” Sound Familiar?

Does Obama have a drone with his name on it?

Is Assange to famous to kill? What kind of PR campaign would it take to make his assassination acceptable to the western press? Maybe they’ll take him out in the name of women’s rights. “How could we suffer to live a man who may have had sex without a condom?” “The national sexual security of all American women is endangered unless this man is in pieces!”

Or maybe they’ll just claim “intelligence” that Assange has “gone beyond reporting to helping plan attacks” against the US. Of course it’s nonsense but it was good enough to get away with killing Anwar Awlaki and his 16 year old son and they were US citizens!

A few quick facts about attacking Syria

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“We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.” – William Casey, CIA Director (from first staff meeting, 1981)

“If you’re not careful the newspapers will have you hating the people who are oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X

The US and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have partnered in clandestinely creating and arming insurgent, anti-government forces since at least the Nicaraguan contras of the 1980’s.    POTUS Reagan and his DCI  William Casey also worked with the KSA to bring money, fighters, weapons and training to Afghan mujahideen fighting the Soviet-installed government of Afghanistan.  Many of the Al Qaeda camps bombed by the US were paid for by US taxpayers  

The Prince Sultan Air Base in the KSA was the reason given by UBL for waging war against “The Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Mosques“.  The US then moved its middle east military HQ (CENTCOM) to Doha Qatar.  Qatar was US home base for invading Iraq in 2003 the staging ground and pocket book for the Libya invasion.

The US, Britain, Qatar and the KSA have been paying for, training and arming the Syrian “rebels” since at least 2011Various US officials have said that the use of “chemical weapons” by the Syrian government was a “red line”.  There is no evidence that the Syrian government did but it is undeniable that the US and Israel used chemical weapons against civilians in Fallujah, Iraq and against schools and hospitals in Gaza.  Hence, US “crocodile outrage” is at best, ironic.

Donald Rumsfeld calls Obama’s rationale for war on Syria, “mindless“.  There is also the minor fact that even supporters of attacking Syria admit it would be illegal.

The invasion of Afghanistan has created Taliban fighting forces so potent that they have successfully, repeatedly attacked the CIA, even its HQ in the “heavily fortified Green Zone in Kabul.  They have also forced the Obama admin to sue for peace  to avoid having to fight their way through the Kyber Pass.  (In 1943 16000 British soldiers and dependents left Kabul for Pakistan, 1 arrived alive.)

US  invasion of Iraq led to the partition of the country and the birth of Al Qaeda of Iraq.  The invasion of Libya led to the establishment of the first AQ country Azawad

There is also the obvious fact that every excuse for war we’ve ever been given over the last fifty years was at best inaccurate when not flat-out fabricated.

But aside from that, attacking Syria is a GREAT idea!

Guns Don’t Protect People – Code Does

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In principle the NRA is right, if only they lived in this century. We need to protect ourselves against the government. Obama signed the NDAA which acknowledges no American constitutional rights at all. He asserts the authority to execute any US citizen anywhere in the country without trial or even charge. And he is on the liberal side of the rights debate.

The NRA recognizes the need for protection but organizes as if your trusty double-barrel shotgun will intimidate a drone. Not the whole Matrix arsenal can stand up to the precision and firepower of the US government. A million round ammo clip will make it easier for the thermal sensors of MQ-9 Reaper to target a Hellfire missile on your ass.

Guns don’t stop governments, code does. If they really cared about the spirit of the second amendment, Wayne LaPierre and his money boys would found the National Code Association. While the deadly technology of the Pentagon has devastated nations, it’s never cracked Wikileaks code. The most powerful software and media companies on earth, powered by piles of money high enough to touch the space station have not succeeded in bringing down the Pirate Bay. To be blunt, these guys ain’t so tough.

With code, Iran has take control of and successfully landed untold numbers of US spy drones. Recently, when the Pentagon asked for its drone back, the Iranian government responded by returning the most important piece of the plane: they posted the drone’s video surveillance recordings, which their coders had decrypted, on YouTube.

Bill Gates and Mark Zukerberg are encouraging everyone to learn to write code. They don’t promote it as defense against a malicious government but as the new superpower. With code, Larry Page and Sergey Brinn made algorithms that put virtually all the information on earth in each of our pockets. With good enough code you can make yourself look, to a surveillance camera, like a five year old or, with great code, like a gust of wind. With code no better than the Iranians have now, you can take control of one of the drones soon to encircle us, send it to spy on your prefered expressway and alert you to any cops. Heck, you can make it pick-up your laundry.

Of course, the NRA won’t embrace code as the 21st century anti-government defense because their ideology is rooted in 20th century cowboy fantasies. They will keep on bellowing that freedom comes from the barrel of a musket. Someone should keep an eye on this armed band of troglodytes.

When I finish my coding class I’ll hijack a fleet of drones for the job.

Iran Shows Decoded Video from Captured American Drone – http://goo.gl/bKxfS

The Most Infamous and Quoted Speech Never Given

The president of Iran gave this speech almost a decade ago and I, who have defended it for years, had not until recently read the whole thing.  Of course he does not do anything like threaten Israel.  That should be really, really good news. There is no Iranian threat.  But if course it isn’t good news because our fears are the only things keeping the M/I complex in business.  It needn’t be but that’s for another post.  For now check out this famed, interesting and thoroughly non-threatening speech.

Text of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Speech

Published: October 30, 2005

This is a translation, by Nazila Fathi in The New York Times Tehran bureau, of the October 26 speech by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to an Islamic Student Associations conference on “The World Without Zionism.” The conference was held in Tehran, at the Interior Ministry.

The text of the speech was posted online, in Persian, by the Iranian Student News Agency (www.isnagency.com). Bracketed explanatory material is from Ms. Fathi.

President Ahmadinejad – I thank God that I have had the opportunity to participate in the event today ….

We need to examine the true origins of the issue of Palestine: is it a fight between a group of Muslims and non-Jews? Is it a fight between Judaism and other religions? Is it the fight of one country with another country? Is it the fight of one country with the Arab world? Is it a fight over the land of Palestine? I guess the answer to all these questions is ‘no.’

The establishment of the occupying regime of Qods [Jerusalem]was a major move by the world oppressor [ the United States] against the Islamic world. The situation has changed in this historical struggle. Sometimes the Muslims have won and moved forward and the world oppressor was forced to withdraw.

Unfortunately, the Islamic world has been withdrawing in the past 300 years. I do not want to examine the reasons for this, but only to review the history. The Islamic world lost its last defenses in the past 100 years and the world oppressor established the occupying regime. Therefore the struggle in Palestine today is the major front of the struggle of the Islamic world with the world oppressor and its fate will decide the destiny of the struggles of the past several hundred years.

The Palestinian nation represents the Islamic nation [Umma] against a system of oppression, and thank God, the Palestinian nation adopted Islamic behavior in an Islamic environment in their struggle and so we have witnessed their progress and success. I need to thank you for choosing this valuable title for the conference.

Many who are disappointed in the struggle between the Islamic world and the infidels have tried to spread the blame. They say it is not possible to have a world without the United States and Zionism. But you know that this is a possible goal and slogan.

Let’s take a step back. We had a hostile regime in this country which was undemocratic, armed to the teeth and, with SAVAK, its security apparatus of SAVAK [the intelligence bureau of the Shah of Iran’s government] watched everyone. An environment of terror existed. When our dear Imam [Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder the Iranian revolution] said that the regime must be removed, many of those who claimed to be politically well-informed said it was not possible. All the corrupt governments were in support of the regime when Imam Khomeini started his movement. All the Western and Eastern countries supported the regime even after the massacre of September 7 [1978] and said the removal of the regime was not possible. But our people resisted and it is 27 years now that we have survived without a regime dependant on the United States. The tyranny of the East and the West over the world must should end, but weak people who can see only what lies in front of them cannot believe this.

Who could believe that one day we could witness the collapse of the Eastern Empire? But we have seen its fall during our lives and it collapsed in such a way that we have to refer to libraries because no trace of it is left. Imam [Khomeini] said Saddam must go and he said he would grow weaker than anyone could imagine. Now you see the man who spoke with such arrogance ten years ago that one would have thought he was immortal, is being tried in his own country in handcuffs and shackles by those who he believed supported him and with whose backing he committed his crimes.

Our dear Imam said that the occupying regime must be wiped off the map and this was a very wise statement. We cannot compromise over the issue of Palestine. Is it possible to create a new front in the heart of an old front. This would be a defeat and whoever accepts the legitimacy of this regime [Israel] has in fact, signed the defeat of the Islamic world. Our dear Imam targeted the heart of the world oppressor in his struggle, meaning the occupying regime. I have no doubt that the new wave that has started in Palestine, and we witness it in the Islamic world too, will eliminate this disgraceful stain from the Islamic world. But we must be aware of tricks.

For over 50 years the world oppressor tried to give legitimacy to the occupying regime and it has taken measures in this direction to stabilize it. About 27 or 28 years ago they took a major step and unfortunately one of the leading countries made a mistake which we hope will correct it.[an apparent reference to the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel].

Recently they [the Israelis] tried a new trick. They want to show the evacuation from the Gaza strip, which was imposed on them by Palestinians, as a final victory for the Palestinians and end the issue of Palestine with the excuse of establishing a Palestinian government next to themselves. Today, they want to involve Palestinians with mischief and trick them into fighting with one another over political positions so that they would drop the issue of Palestine.

They want to convince some of the Islamic countries that, since they evacuated the Gaza strip with good intentions, the legitimacy of their corrupt regime should be recognized. I hope Palestinian groups and people are aware of this trick.

The issue of Palestine is not over at all. It will be over the day a Palestinian government, which belongs to the Palestinian people, comes to power; the day that all refugees return to their homes; a democratic government elected by the people comes to power. Of course those who have come from far away to plunder this land have no right to choose for this nation.

I hope the Palestinian people will remain alert and aware in the same way that they have continued their struggle in the past ten years.

If we get through this brief period successfully, the path of eliminating the occupying regime will be easy and down-hill.

I warn all leaders of the Islamic world that they should be aware of this trick. Anyone who recognizes this regime because of the pressure of the World oppressor, or because of naiveté or selfishness, will be eternally disgraced and will burn in the fury of the Islamic nations.

Those who are sitting in closed rooms cannot decide for the Islamic nation and cannot allow this historical enemy to exist in the heart of the Islamic world.

Also see:

Israeli Minister Agrees Ahmadinejad Never Said Israel ‘Must Be Wiped Off the Map

London Bomber Mohammed Siddique Khan – He has a point!

I am moved by his opening sentiments ‘this has all been said before, the west just ignores words and only attends violence’.  He’s of course right but it doesn’t have to be this way.  We could listen to and try to accommodate the interest of others BEFORE frustrations over the injustices build to the point of violence.  Few of us really want to be the Darth Vaders of  the planet.  We don’t want to send robotic killing machines around the world recruiting enemies for us.  Khan’s position seems entirely reasonable, “Until we feel security, you will be our targets. And until you stop the bombing, gassing, imprisonment and torture of my people we will not stop this fight.”  Were I in his position that’s absolutely how I would feel.  You?

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YouTube – Mohammad Saddique Khan

The full text of the videotape of Mohammad Sidique Khan, one of the four 7 July bombers, which was aired on Arabic television channel al-Jazeera and in which he explains his motives.
I’m going to keep this short and to the point because it’s all been said before by far more eloquent people than me.

And our words have no impact upon you, therefore I’m going to talk to you in a language that you understand.

Our words are dead until we give them life with our blood.

I’m sure by now the media’s painted a suitable picture of me, this predictable propaganda machine will naturally try to put a spin on things to suit the government and to scare the masses into conforming to their power and wealth-obsessed agendas.

I and thousands like me are forsaking everything for what we believe.

Our driving motivation doesn’t come from tangible commodities that this world has to offer.

Our religion is Islam – obedience to the one true God, Allah, and following the footsteps of the final prophet and messenger Muhammad… This is how our ethical stances are dictated.

Your democratically elected governments continuously perpetuate atrocities against my people all over the world.

It is not known when the videotape, aired on 1 September, was made
And your support of them makes you directly responsible, just as I am directly responsible for protecting and avenging my Muslim brothers and sisters.

Until we feel security, you will be our targets. And until you stop the bombing, gassing, imprisonment and torture of my people we will not stop this fight.

We are at war and I am a soldier. Now you too will taste the reality of this situation.
A second part of the tape was less clear, but he could be heard saying:

I myself, I myself, I make dua (pray) to Allah… to raise me amongst those whom I love like the prophets, the messengers, the martyrs and today’s heroes like our beloved Sheikh Osama Bin Laden, Dr Ayman al-Zawahri and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and all the other brothers and sisters that are fighting in the… of this cause.

With this I leave you to make up your own minds and I ask you to make dua to Allah almighty to accept the work from me and my brothers and enter us into gardens of paradise.