No More Bullying by the US

"I am no longer that certain that there cannot be an uprising in Pakistan."

"It  must not be forgotten that A.Q. Khan and at least two of his nuclear scientist colleagues were in touch with Ossama Bin Laden and his Al Qaeda group between 1988 and 2001/2.  Intelligence reports say the Khan-Ossama meeting was facilitated by the ISI in a safe-house of the organization, and Khan was also flown to Afghanistan in an ISI helicopter.  Recent reports suggest that the Al Qaeda has been seeking fissile material and technology."


Bahrain Government is a US Base

The protesters, including women and children, had been camping out and the atmosphere had been festive only hours before. But by about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, people were fleeing, screaming “We were sleeping. We were sleeping,” and ambulances, sirens blaring, were trying to make their way through the crowds.
Bahrain, while a small Persian Gulf nation, has considerable strategic value to the United States as the base of its Fifth Fleet, which American officials rely upon to assure the continued flow of oil from the Persian Gulf to the West and to protect the interests of the United States in a 20-nation area that includes vital waterways such as the Suez Canal and the Strait of Hormuz. The base is home to 2,300 military personnel, most of them in the Navy.



More clashes in Mexico

Mexican police fired tear gas at and had a running clash that lasted for several hours with sinister rock throwing and stick wielding school teachers. Failed state or failing state. Take your pick.



Protest in Yemen Call for the Ouster of US Backed President as US Military Begins Training Yemen's "Counterterrorism" Unit

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - More than 1,000 people protested in Yemen for a fourth straight day Monday, demanding political reforms and the ouster of the U.S.-allied president in demonstrations inspired by the upheaval in Egypt.

WASHINGTON – Faced with an increasingly alarming threat from al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, the U.S. military will begin a new training program with Yemen's counterterrorism unit so it can move against militants believed to be plotting attacks on America from safe havens there.

CAIRO (AP) - Thousands of Egyptian state employees, from ambulance drivers to policemen and transport workers, protested Monday in Cairo to demand better pay and conditions in a wave of labor unrest unleashed by the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak