US Government


CIA Blames Mubarak for Its Failure to Predict Revolution

A recent article in Newsweek cites that the American regime holds the ousted President Hosni Mubarak responsible for the failure of the CIA to predict the Egyptian Revolution, which overthrew

MB: Bin Laden is not Islam and resistance against oppression is legitimate

According to a statement issued by Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood while Islam denounces violence and terrorism it believes it was not necessary to resort to assassination stressing a fair trial of

MB Rise; to Fear or not to Fear

Following the toppling of Mubarak’s regime analysts and observers have busied themselves creating possible scenarios concerning the Muslim Brotherhood and its rising status in Egypt and the region.

Egypt prosecutor alleges schemes by Mubarak family

Egypt’s top prosecutor has notified the United States and other governments around the world that former president Hosni Mubarak and his family may have hidden hundreds of billions of dollars

Military Contemplates Dignified Exit for Mubarak

The US government advises Mubarak to travel to Germany for what they described as a prolonged health check.

Obama Should Read WikiLeaks Docs

While US presidents and European leaders have long viewed Afghanistan as a strategic square on the global chessboard, Pakistan sees its Afghan neighbour in the context of a fierce regional

The Obama administration’s double standards

Lawrence Davidson views a prime case of US double standards: the failure of the Obama administration to prosecute prominent US Republicans for lending support to an Iranian group that is

Why Britain must rip up US extradition treaty

Yvonne Ridley considers the appalling state of the USA’s penal institutions and judicial system, where “the accused are often judged by the colour of their skin, religion and class”, and

WikiLeaks’ Most Terrifying Revelation: Just How Much Our Government Lies to Us

"Try as I may I can not escape the sound of suffering. Perhaps as an old man I will accept suffering with insouciance. But not now; men in their prime,

The US national image and its contradictions

Lawrence Davidson analyses the reasons behind the widening gulf between the US national self-image as “the world’s prime purveyor of good government, stability and progress” and the reality of imperial