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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Pakistan flood: US rains down death as villagers starve.

The flooding crisis in Pakistan continues to grow as thousands flee the historic city of Thatta in Sind (Pic) after the Indus River broke a levee and flooded new areas.
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Activists from the Pakistan Fisher Folk are using their small boats to attempt to rescue stranded villagers, and take food and medical supplies to others who are cut off.

Their brave efforts stand in contrast to the US military that seem otherwise preoccupied—despite claiming that they are in the country to help ordinary people.

A US drone fired four missiles on two vehicles in the Shaidano Dand area of Kurram on Friday night.

At least six people are reported dead, but the toll is expected to rise as more villagers trapped under the rubble of a building are discovered.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Diary Of A Disgraced Soldier

“You sent us to war on a lie! Brown I’m coming after you!” Four years after the footage was released to a British newspaper, Martin rages at the camera, homeless and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Even now he finds it hard to listen to his haunting commentary over the footage of some young boys being beaten into the desert dust of Al Amarah:

See Full Film Here

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Talibikes & Talibombs

Baffalo Ghosts from Combat Commo on Vimeo.

Should M'sia review our heavy purchases said to be for defense like the armored cars and the eurocopters. Experiences in Lebanon & Afghanistan indicated that at the end of the day, these small machines - motorbikes stopped or delayed military occupations by foreign armies.