[Marxism] James Petras: Obama’s Animal Farm: Bigger, Bloodier Wars Equal Peace and Justice
jeremy at infowells.com
Mon May 18 08:36:07 MDT 2009
FYI- The appointment of General Stanley McChrystal.
Obama’s Animal Farm: Bigger, Bloodier Wars Equal Peace and Justice
by Prof James Petras
Global Research, May 17, 2009
“The Deltas are psychos…You have to be a certified psychopath to join
the Delta Force…”, a US Army colonel from Fort Bragg once told me back
in the 1980’s. Now President Obama has elevated the most notorious of
the psychopaths, General Stanley McChrystal, to head the US and NATO
military command in Afghanistan. McChrystal’s rise to leadership is
marked by his central role in directing special operations teams
engaged in extrajudicial assassinations, systematic torture, bombing of
civilian communities and search and destroy missions. He is the very
embodiment of the brutality and gore that accompanies military-driven
empire building. Between September 2003 and August 2008, McChrystal
directed the Pentagon’s Joint Special Operations (JSO) Command which
operates special teams in overseas assassinations.
>From CommonDreams, with graphic.
Published on Saturday, May 16, 2009 by Press TV
McChrystal was Cheney's Chief Assassin
Seymour Hersh says that Dick Cheney headed a secret assassination wing
and the head of the wing has just been named as the new commander in
In an interview with GulfNews, (the Persian Gulf's largest daily English
language newspaper published from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates) on
May 12, 2009 Pulitzer prize-winning American investigative journalist,
Seymour Hersh, said that there is a special unit called the Joint
Special Operations Command (JSOC) that does high-value targeting of men
that are known to be involved in anti-American activities, or are
believed to be planning such activities.
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