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The West is Organized Crime

The West is Organized Crime

The West is Organized Crime

The international markets are not following the deceptive “supply and demand” rule.

Look at this picture and it tells a sad story. It is better to look the other way around and say a fucking bucket of chicken is more expensive than a barrel of oil. The wrong mentality of the West pushes to make anything they produce very expensive and make the resources of other nations very cheap.

And they call Economics a “Science”!! how on Earth the Supply and Demand” rule applies in this case!! Economics is an art and in the West it is pornographic.

This is organized crime.

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IMF Orders African Governments to Remove Fuel Subsidies

NewsRescue published on January, 1, 2012:

Christine Lagarde visited Nigeria to meet President, Goodluck Johnathan in December 2011

Joining Guinea, Cameroon, Ghana and Chad, Nigeria on New Years day removed fuel subsidies in accordance with an order from the IMF (International Monetary Fund). This created a jump in the price of automobile fuel from about 65 Naira per liter to 140Naira per liter overnight, Sunday. This brings fuel/gas prices in Nigeria to about the same price it is in the US, though lower than many European nations.

Nigerians used to pay about $1.51 / gallon, the European average is about $5-6.00/gallon, while the US average is $3-3.70/gallon. While other oil producing nations, like Venezuela, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are about $0.12, $0.78 and $0.91 respectively. This hike in fuel prices was compelled on African Nations by the IMF due to supposedly rising global oil prices and the Europe recession.

Trying to invoke an “African Spring”?

Christine Lagarde ordered the governments of Nigeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Ghana and Chad to relinquish fuel subsidies

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde visited Nigeria to meet with the President, Goodluck Johnathan in December 2011 to drive home this directive. This move invites frustration on African nations which comparatively escaped the “Greed” Wall street recession that has been marauding and collapsing European and Middle Eastern economies, with resulting hardship, riots and Government change, including the popular “occupy” riots still plaguing the United States and other European nations, the August 2011 “Robin-hood” riots of the UK,  the collapse of Greece economy, that likewise affected the Middle East with the “Arab Spring” revolutions. This IMF induced chaos in Africa is like the IMF induced riots in 1997 in Indonesia during the Asian financial crisis.

Related: NewsRescueHow The IMF-World Bank and Structural Adjustment Program(SAP) Destroyed Africa

The meeting with Goodluck Johnathan was not just coincidental. Analysts believe it was predetermined. The IMF has been canvassing for the removal of subsidy among African countries. View Meeting images provided by IMF

This pronouncement has seen governments in Nigeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Chad and Ghana moving to cut state subsidies on fuel.

Yesterday, Ghana cut subsidy and it was learned that the development was due to pressure from the IMF to do so because of rise in the price of crude.

CBN governor Sanusi, Minister of Finance, Ngozi Iweala and IMF boss, Christine Lagarde

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana’s National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Alex Mould said the cumulative effect of the rise in crude oil prices this year and the about 5.7 percent depreciation of the cedi meant a 25 percent increase in cedi terms in the cost of procuring crude oil and petroleum products since January. For instance, the IMF has urged countries across West and Central Africa to cut fuel subsidies, which they say are not effective in directly aiding the poor, but do promote corruption and smuggling.

Related: NewsRescue- 01/06/2012- Nigeria Targeted For Destruction: Gordon Duff, US

 

The price change will see the cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) increase by 30 percent while petrol and diesel will go up 15 percent at pumps in Ghana. Mould said Ghana has spent about 450 million cedis on fuel subsidies in 2011.

Ghana’s Minister for Finance Kwabena Duffour said the removal of subsidies would have a positive impact on Ghana’s economy. Duffour said: “Subsidising fuel is not sustainable. It is the right thing to do so we can sustain our fiscal consolidation.”

This is the same music that the protagonists of subsidy removal in Nigeria, like the Coordinating Minister of Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; the Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi are singing.

While Sanusi insisted that the economy would breakdown if the subsidy is not removed, Ngozi said Nigerians would be better off without subsidy. Ghana’s subsidy removal yesterday confirmed people’s speculations that Western powers are behind the move to stop subsidy. Development in Ghana has also gone to confirm that the Nigerian government would boycott the public outcry on subsidy removal and go ahead to remove.

There is no provision for subsidy in the 2012 budget proposal submitted by President Goodluck Jonathan. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that from next year they would not pay for subsidy because there is no provision for it in the budget.

Who are the bosses in Africa

The development also negates the IMF’s saying that it does not tailor policies for any country to follow, but only provide technical supports. But during the visit of Lagarde to Nigeria, she said, “I came here primarily to listen to our African members, and to find out how we can better tailor support to countries in this region in the current difficult global environment.”

Nigeria is indeed in serious economic problem. For instance, the value of the currency has been devaluing against major foreign currencies. The official value of naira against dollar is currently 156 to a dollar and at the Bureau De Change, it goes for 165 against the dollar.

The governor of central bank, Sanusi sometime this year faulted the IMF for suggesting that the value of the naira be devalued to protect further depreciation of the foreign reserves. However, the governor bowed to pressure and got the naira devalued. It is the same pressure from the Western powers that is pushing the government to remove fuel subsidy.

In Nigeria, removal of subsidy would necessarily lead to hike in fuel pump and such hike would trigger increment in the price of other commodities and services. It is already been speculated that by next year, when subsidy might have been removed, Nigerians would have to pay as high as N140 per litre of petrol. The price is currently N65 per litre.

What this means is that Nigerians should gird up for tough times next year. This is because any increase in the price of fuel would push the cost of production in the manufacturing industry up.

Also, cost of transportation would go up and even operators of Small, Medium Scale Enterprises would not be able to continue in business because most of them relied on generators to power their machines and generators are powered by fuel. Some civil society organizations and organized labour are urging Nigerians to come out and protest subsidy removal. The question is, can Nigerians occupy the “Three Arm Zone” as Americans “Occupied” the “Street.”

Subsidy removal is turning out to be another Bretton Woods Institutions’ anti-peoples’ policy. It is a neo-liberal agenda developed by those in authority. It is not a popular idea but that of the ruling power. It is becoming a dominant idea because in every political setting, the dominant idea is the idea of the ruling power.

Now that the government is bent on removing subsidy from fuel against people’s outcry, the question to ask is if this is the “Fresh Air” that President Goodluck promised Nigerians during his campaigning? – source

Under IMF Hegemony

Also, Nile Bowie wrote at Global Research on January 6, 2012:
[Lagos Dissents Under IMF Hegemony; Nigeria: The Next Front for AFRICOM
The IMF and US African Command (AFRICOM) Join Hands in the Plunder of the African Continent

On a recent trip to West Africa, the newly appointed managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde ordered the governments of Nigeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Ghana and Chad to relinquish vital fuel subsidies. Much to the dismay of the population of these nations, the prices of fuel and transport have near tripled over night without notice, causing widespread violence on the streets of the Nigerian capital of Abuja and its economic center, Lagos. Much like the IMF induced riots in Indonesia during the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, public discontent in Nigeria is channelled towards an incompetent and self-serving domestic elite, compliant to the interests of fraudulent foreign institutions.

Although Nigeria holds the most proven oil reserves in Africa behind Libya, it’s people are now expected to pay a fee closer to what the average American pays for the cost of fuel, an exorbitant sum in contrast to its regional neighbours. Alternatively, other oil-producing nations such as Venezuela, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia offer their populations fuel for as little as $0.12 USD per gallon.

While Lagos has one of Africa’s highest concentration of billionaires, the vast majority of the population struggle daily on less than $2.00 USD. Amid a staggering 47% youth unemployment rate and thousands of annual deaths related to preventable diseases, the IMF has pulled the rug out from under a nation where safe drinking water is a luxury to around 80% of it’s populace.

Although Nigeria produces 2.4 million barrels of crude oil a day intended for export use, the country struggles with generating sufficient electrical power and maintaining its infrastructure. Ironically enough, less than 6% of bank depositors own 88% of all bank deposits in Nigeria. Goldman Sachs employees line its domestic government, in addition to the former Vice President of the World Bank, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is widely considered by many to be the de facto Prime Minister.

Even after decades of producing lucrative oil exports, Nigeria has failed to maintain it’s own refineries, forcing it to illogically purchase oil imports from other nations. Society at large has not benefited from Nigeria’s natural riches, so it comes as no surprise that a severe level of distrust is held towards the government, who claims the fuel subsidy needs to be lifted in order to divert funds towards improving the quality of life within the country.

Like so many other nations, Nigerian people have suffered from a systematically reduced living standard after being subjected to the IMF’s Structural Adjustment Policies (SAP). Before a loan can be taken from the World Bank or IMF, a country must first follow strict economic policies, which include currency devaluation, lifting of trade tariffs, the removal of subsidies and detrimental budget cuts to critical public sector health and education services.

SAPs encourage borrower countries to focus on the production and export of domestic commodities and resources to increase foreign exchange, which can often be subject to dramatic fluctuations in value. Without the protection of price controls and an authentic currency rate, extreme inflation and poverty subsist to the point of civil unrest, as seen in a wide array of countries around the world (usually in former colonial protectorates). The people of Nigeria have been one of the world’s most vocal against IMF-induced austerity measures, student protests have been met with heavy-handed repression since 1986 and several times since then, resulting in hundreds of civilian deaths. As a testament to the success of the loan, the average laborer in Nigeria earned 35% more in the 1970’s than he would have in 2012.

Working through the direct representation of Western Financial Institutions and the IMF in Nigeria’s Government, a new IMF conditionality calls for the creation of a Sovereign Wealth Fund. Olusegun Aganga, the former Nigerian Minister of Finance commented on how the SWF was hastily pushed through and enacted prior to the countries national elections. If huge savings are amassed from oil exports and austerity measures, one cannot realistically expect that these funds will be invested towards infrastructure development based on the current track record of the Nigerian Government.Further more, it is increasingly more likely that any proceeds from a SWF would be beneficial to Western institutions and markets, which initially demanded its creation.

Nigerian philanthropist Bukar Usman prophetically writes “I have genuine fears that the SWF would serve us no better than other foreign-recommended “remedies” which we had implemented to our own detriment in the past or are being pushed to implement today.”

The abrupt simultaneous removal of fuel subsidies in several West African nations is a clear indication of who is really in charge of things in post-colonial Africa. The timing of its cushion-less implementation could not be any worse, Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan recently declared a state of emergency after forty people were killed in a church bombing on Christmas day, an act allegedly committed by the Islamist separatist group, Boko Haram. The group advocates dividing the predominately Muslim northern states from the Christian southern states, a similar predicament to the recent division of Sudan.

Strategic Forecasting Inc. Regional Map of Africa

As the United States African Command (AFRICOM) begins to gain a foothold into the continent with its troops officially present in Eritrea and Uganda in an effort to maintain security and remove other theocratic religious groups such as the Lord’s Resistance Army, the sectarian violence in Nigeria provides a convenient pretext for military intervention in the continuing resource war. For further insight into this theory, it is interesting to note that United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania conducted a series of African war game scenarios in preparation for the Pentagon’s expansion of AFRICOM under the Obama Administration.

In the presence of US State Department Officials, employees from The Rand Corporation and Israeli military personnel, a military exercise was undertaken which tested how AFRICOM would respond to a disintegrating Nigeria on the verge of collapse amidst civil war. The scenario envisioned rebel factions vying for control of the Niger Delta oil fields (the source of one of America’s top oil imports), which would potentially be secured by some 20,000 U.S. troops if a US-friendly coup failed to take place At a press conference at the House Armed Services Committee on March 13, 2008, AFRICOM Commander, General William Ward then went on to brazenly state the priority issue of America’s growing dependence on African oil would be furthered by AFRICOM operating under the principle theatre-goal of “combating terrorism”.

At an AFRICOM Conference held at Fort McNair on February 18, 2008, Vice Admiral Robert T. Moeller openly declared the guiding principle of AFRICOM was to protect “the free flow of natural resources from Africa to the global market”, before citing China’s increasing presence in the region as challenging to American interests. After the unwarranted snatch-and-grab regime change conducted in Libya, nurturing economic destabilization, civil unrest and sectarian conflict in Nigeria is an ultimately tangible effort to secure Africa’s second largest oil reserves. During the pillage of Libya, its SFW accounts worth over 1.2 billion USD were frozen and essentially absorbed by Franco-Anglo-American powers; it would realistic to assume that much the same would occur if Nigeria failed to comply with Western interests. While agents of foreign capital have already infiltrated its government, there is little doubt that Nigeria will become a new front in the War on Terror.]

Political Assassinations in the World

Countries with The Highest Number of Political Assassinations in the World

With few exceptions, political assassination is common in countries having liberal democracy; international secret societies; and powerful corporations. Such combination leads to the formation of organized criminality at top levels. Their criminal activities include political assassinations; and also massive corruption.

Princess Diana

Here is a list showing the countries with highest number of political assassinations arranged in order (Rank; Number of assassinations; and country name). This statistics does not include those who are murdered under judiciary and legal pretexts:

  1. 45 Japan; (ranks #1 with 45 political assignations).
  2. 44 United States
  3. 43  Italy (and former Roman Empire)
  4. 41  Assassinations in Russia and the Soviet Union
  5. 37 France
  6. 33  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  7. 30  Israel
  8. 23 Sri Lanka
  9. 22 Turkey
  10. 22  Germany
  11. 21 Lebanon
  12. 20 Mexico
  13. 20  Iraq
  14. 18 Philippines
  15. 18  Greece
  16. 17 Afghanistan
  17. 17  El Salvador
  18. 16 Spain
  19. 15  Egypt
  20. 15  Colombia
  21. 14 Iran
  22. 14  Algeria
  23. 13 Pakistan
  24. 11 Netherlands
  25. 11 Ireland
  26. 10 China
  27. 10 Bulgaria
  28. 10  Syria

Countries arranged aphetically with the first heading number showing the total political assassinations:

14 Algeria

John F. Kennedy

  1. Hiempsal (117 BC), co-ruler of Numidia
  2. Charles de Foucauld (December 1, 1916), French Catholic religious and priest
  3. François Darlan (December 24, 1942), senior figure of Vichy France
  4. Mohamed Khemisti (April 11, 1963), Algerian foreign minister [3]
  5. Mustafa Bouyali (February 3, 1987), Islamic fundamentalist
  6. Mohamed Boudiaf (June 29, 1992), Head of State of Algeria, shot at Annaba [4]
  7. Kasdi Merbah (August 22, 1993), former Prime Minister of Algeria
  8. Abdelkader Alloula (March 10, 1994), playwright
  9. Cheb Hasni (September 29, 1994), singer
  10. Seven monks of the Trappistes of Tibérine (March 27, 1996)
  11. Pierre Claverie (August 1, 1996), Catholic bishop of Oran
  12. Lounès Matoub (June 25, 1998), singer
  13. Abdelkader Hachani (November 22, 1999), Islamic fundamentalist
  14. Ali Tounsi (February 25, 2010), chief of the national police

15 Egypt

Abraham Lincoln

  1. Pompey the Great (48 BC), Roman general and politician killed in Egypt
  2. Al-Afdal Shahanshah (1121), vizier of Fatimid Egypt
  3. Al-Amir (1130), Fatimid Caliph
  4. Qutuz (1260), Mamluk sultan of Egypt
  5. Jean Baptiste Kléber (1800), French general
  6. Boutros Ghali (1910), Prime Minister of Egypt
  7. Sir Lee Stack (1924), Governor-General of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
  8. Walter Edward Guinness, Lord Moyne (1944), the UK’s Minister Resident in the Middle East
  9. Ahmed Maher Pasha (1945 February 24), Prime Minister of Egypt [6]
  10. Mahmud Fahmi Nokrashi (1948 December 28), Prime Minister of Egypt [7]
  11. Hassan al-Banna (1949), founder of the Muslim Brotherhood
  12. Wasfi al-Tal (1971 November 28), Prime Minister of Jordan shot during visit to Cairo [1]
  13. Anwar Sadat (1981 October 6), President of Egypt, shot while reviewing military parade [1]
  14. Rifaat al-Mahgoub (1990), speaker of Egyptian parliament
  15. Farag Foda (1992), Egyptian politician and intellectual

15 Colombia

  1. Antonio José de Sucre (1830), Venezuelan politician, statesman, soldier
  2. Rafael Uribe Uribe (1914), Lawyer, journalist, diplomat, soldier
  3. Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1948), Liberal Party leader
  4. Rodrigo Lara Bonilla (1984), Minister of Justice
  5. Jaime Pardo Leal (1987), Presidential candidate, leader of the Patriotic Union party
  6. Guillermo Cano Isaza (1986), Director of El Espectador newspaper
  7. Luis Carlos Galán (1989), Presidential candidate, leader of the Colombian Liberal Party
  8. Bernardo Jaramillo Ossa (1990 March 22), Presidential candidate, leader of the Patriotic Union party [1]
  9. Carlos Pizarro Leongómez (1990), Presidential candidate, leader of the M-19 party
  10. Diana Turbay (1991), journalist and daughter of former Colombian president Julio César Turbay Ayala
  11. Andrés Escobar (1994), International footballer
  12. Manuel Cepeda Vargas (1994), Senator, leader of the Patriotic Union party
  13. Alvaro Gómez Hurtado (1995), former presidential candidate and director of El Nuevo Siglo newspaper
  14. Jaime Garzón (1999), Notable journalist and satirist
  15. Guillermo Gaviria Correa (2003), Governor of Antioquia

17 El Salvador

  1. Manuel Enrique Araujo (1913), President of El Salvador
  2. Farabundo Martí (1932), communist leader and peasant revolt organizer.
  3. Roque Dalton (1975), poet and revolutionary.
  4. Rutilio Grande García, S.J. (1977), Roman Catholic priest
  5. Alfonso Navarro Oviedo (1977), Roman Catholic priest
  6. Ernesto Barrera (1978), Roman Catholic priest
  7. Octavio Ortiz Luna (1979), Roman Catholic priest
  8. Rafael Palacios (1979), Roman Catholic priest
  9. Alirio Napoleón Macías (1979), Roman Catholic priest
  10. Óscar Arnulfo Romero (1980), Archbishop of San Salvador, by right-wing death squad
  11. Enrique Álvarez Córdova (1980) and five other leaders of the opposition Democratic Revolutionary Front (“FDR,” for its Spanish initials), captured and killed by government aligned security forces.
  12. Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, Dorothy Kazel, and Jean Donovan (1980), Roman Catholic nuns, by the National Guard of El Salvador
  13. Albert Schaufelberger (1983), senior U.S. Naval representative
  14. Ignacio Ellacuría (1989), Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, by Atlacatl Battalion of the Salvadoran Army
  15. Ignacio Martin-Baro (1989), Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, by Atlacatl Battalion of the Salvadoran Army
  16. Segundo Montes (1989), Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, by Atlacatl Battalion of the Salvadoran Army
  17. María Cristina Gómez, 1989, teacher and community leader

20 Mexico

  1. Motecuhzoma II Xocoyotl (1520), Mexica Emperor
  2. Francisco I. Madero (1913 February 23), President of Mexico[3] plus Gustavo A. Madero and José María Pino Suárez
  3. Abraham González (1913 March 7), revolutionary, governor of Chihuahua and mentor to Pancho Villa
  4. Emiliano Zapata (1919), revolutionary
  5. Venustiano Carranza (1920 May 20), President of Mexico[3]
  6. Doroteo Arango a.k.a. Pancho Villa (1923 July 20), revolutionary[10]
  7. Felipe Carrillo Puerto (1924), Governor of Yucatán
  8. Álvaro Obregón (1928 July 17), President-elect[10]
  9. Julio Antonio Mella (1929), Cuban revolutionary
  10. Leon Trotsky (1940 August 20), Russian communist leader[10]
  11. Enrique Camarena (1985), policeman
  12. Carlos Loret de Mola Mediz (1986), Journalist and State governor
  13. Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo (1993), Roman Catholic Cardinal of Guadalajara, at the Guadalajara Airport
  14. Luis Donaldo Colosio (1994 March 23), Presidential candidate[1]
  15. Francisco Ortiz Franco (1994), contributing editor to Zeta.
  16. José Francisco Ruiz Massieu (1994), Secretary-General of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional
  17. Paco Stanley (1999), Comedian
  18. Digna Ochoa (2001), human rights lawyer
  19. Jesús Manuel Lara Rodríguez (2010), Mayor of Guadalupe
  20. Rodolfo Torre Cantú (2010), politician

44 United States

  1. Elijah P. Lovejoy (1837), editor of an abolitionist newspaper, the “Alton Observer”, by a mob of pro-slavery advocates.
  2. James Strang (1856), Michigan State Representative and leader of the Strangite Church.
  3. Abraham Lincoln (1865), 16th President of the United States.
  4. James A. Garfield (1881), 20th President of the United States.
  5. David Hennessy (1890), Police Chief of New Orleans.
  6. Samuel Newitt Wood (1891), Kansas Legislator and Senator.
  7. Carter Harrison (1893), Mayor of Chicago.
  8. William Goebel (1900), governor of Kentucky.
  9. William McKinley (1901), 25th President of the United States.
  10. Don Mellett (1926), newspaper editor and campaigner against organized crime.
  11. Anton Cermak (1931), Mayor of Chicago.
  12. Huey Long (1935), U.S. Senator, Louisiana.
  13. Walter Liggett (1935), Minnesota newspaper editor.
  14. Carlo Tresca (1943), anarchist organizer.
  15. Curtis Chillingworth (1955), a Florida judge.
  16. John F. Kennedy (1963), 35th President of the United States.
  17. Medgar Evers (1963 June 12), U.S. civil rights activist.[1]
  18. Malcolm X (1965 February 21), black Muslim leader, killed in a Manhattan banquet room as he began a speech.
  19. George Lincoln Rockwell (1967), founder of the American Nazi Party.
  20. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1968 April 4), U.S. civil rights activist.[1]
  21. Robert F. Kennedy (1968), leading presidential candidate in the 1968 presidential election
  22. Fred Hampton (1969), Deputy Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.
  23. Dan Mitrione (1970), FBI agent and torture expert, killed by the guerrilla movement Tupamaros.
  24. Marcus Foster (1973), School District Superintendent in Oakland CA, killed by members of the Symbionese Liberation Army.
  25. Don Bolles (1976), Investigative reporter for Arizona Republic, killed in car bomb, Max Dunlap and James Robison convicted, alleged Mafia ties.
  26. Orlando Letelier (1976), Chilean ambassador to the United States under the administration of Salvador Allende.
  27. George Moscone (1978, November 27) Mayor of San Francisco, shot and killed by Dan White in San Francisco City Hall.
  28. Harvey Milk (1978, November 27) San Francisco city supervisor, shot and killed by Dan White in San Francisco City Hall.
  29. John Lennon (1980 December 8), British musician, member of The Beatles, shot and killed by Mark David Chapman.
  30. Alan Berg (1984), radio talk-show host, killed by Neo-nazis.
  31. Henry Liu (1984), Taiwanese-American writer, allegedly killed by Kuomintang agents.
  32. Alex Odeh (1985), Arab anti-discrimination group leader, killed when bomb exploded in his Santa Ana, California office.
  33. Alejandro González Malavé (1986), famous undercover policeman, in Bayamón, Puerto Rico.
  34. Meir David Kahane (1990), Member of the Israeli Knesset, Founder of the JDL and the Kach Party, Zionist
  35. Ioan P. Culianu (1991), Romanian historian of religion, culture, and ideas, professor at the University of Chicago, assassinated there in Swift Hall, apparently for his political writings.
  36. David Gunn (1993), abortion doctor.
  37. John Britton (1994), abortion doctor.
  38. Selena Quintanilla (1995), tex-mex singer assassinated by Yolanda Saldivar, her fan club’s president.
  39. Barnett Slepian (1998), abortion doctor.
  40. Thomas C. Wales (2001), federal prosecutor and gun control advocate.
  41. Chauncey Bailey (2007), Oakland Tribune journalist.
  42. Bill Gwatney (2008), Chairman of The Arkansas Democratic Party
  43. George Tiller (2009), late-term abortion doctor, shot as he ushered at his church.
  44. John M. Roll (2011), federal judge in Arizona

17 Afghanistan

  1. Habibullah Khan (1919), emir of Afghanistan
  2. Mohammed Nadir Shah (1933 November 8), king of Afghanistan [11]
  3. Mohammed Daoud Khan (1978), president of Afghanistan killed in communist coup
  4. Adolph Dubs (1979 February 14), U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan [1]
  5. Nur Mohammad Taraki (1979), communist president
  6. Hafizullah Amin (1979), communist Prime Minister of Afghanistan killed during Soviet invasion
  7. Meena Keshwar Kamal (1987), Afghan founder of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan
  8. Mohammed Najibullah (1996), president of Afghanistan from 1986 to 1992, killed by the Taliban during the capture of Kabul
  9. Ahmed Shah Massoud (2001), leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance
  10. Abdul Haq (2001), Afghan Northern Alliance commander killed by remnants of the Taliban
  11. Mohammed Atef (2001) alleged military chief of al-Qaeda
  12. Juma Namangani (2001) Co-founder of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
  13. Abdul Qadir (2002 July 6), vice-president of Afghanistan [1]
  14. Abdul Rahman (2002 February 14), Afghan Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism [1]
  15. Dadullah (2007), Taliban’s senior military commander
  16. Abdul Sabur Farid Kuhestani (2007), former Prime Minister of Afghanistan
  17. Tohir Yo‘ldosh (2009), Co-founder of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

10 China

  1. Sidibala (1323), grand-khan of the Mongol Empire, Emperor of Yuan China
  2. João Maria Ferreira do Amaral (1849), Portuguese Governor of Macau
  3. Ma Xinyi (1870), a governor assassinated by Zhang Wenxiang in the summer of 1870.
  4. Ito Hirobumi (1909), Japanese Resident-General of Korea, in Manchuria
  5. Chen Qimei (1916), revolutionary activist
  6. Liao Zhongkai (1925)
  7. Zhang Zuolin (1928), Manchurian warlord, by officers of the Japanese Guandong Army
  8. Fang Zhenwu (1941)
  9. Wen Yiduo (1946), Chinese poet and scholar
  10. Li Shiming (2008), Chinese government official

14 Iran

  1. Xerxes I (465 BC), Persian king killed by guards
  2. Xerxes II (423 BC), Persian king killed by his half-brother Sogdianus
  3. Sogdianus (423 BC), Persian king killed by his half-brother Darius II
  4. Nizam al-Mulk (1092), Persian scholar and vizier of the Seljuk Turks
  5. Nader Shah (1747), Shah of Persia
  6. Nasser-al-Din Shah (1896), Shah of Persia killed by Mirza Reza Kermani
  7. Firouz Mirza Nosrat-ed-Dowleh Farman Farmaian III (1930), Iranian Diplomat and Politician
  8. Abdolhossein Teymourtash (1933), Iranian Statesman
  9. Qazi Muhammad (1947), dissident Kurdish Iranian political leader, in Mahabad
  10. Ali Razmara (1951), Prime Minister of Iran
  11. Hassan Ali Mansur (1965 January 21), Prime Minister of Iran [10]
  12. Mohammad Beheshti (1981), killed along with 71 others in bombing
  13. Mohammad Ali Rajai (1981), president of Iran
  14. Mohammad Javad Bahonar (1981), Prime Minister of Iran, killed in bombing with Rajai

20 Iraq

  1. Gordian III (244), Roman emperor, near Circesium (modern day Abu Sera) by his troops
  2. Faisal II (1958 July 14), King of Iraq[10]
  3. Nuri Pasha as-Said (1958 July 14), Prime Minister of Iraq[3]
  4. Abdul Razak al-Naif (1978 July 9), former Prime Minister of Iraq, killed in London[10]
  5. Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr (1980), former Grand Ayatollah
  6. Bint al-Huda (1980), Iraqi educator and political activist she was killed by Saddam Hussein along with her brother, Ayatullah Sayyid Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr
  7. Mahdi al-Hakim (1988), prominent figure in the Iraqi opposition, assassinated in the lobby of the Hilton in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, his companion Halim Abd-alWahhab was wounded in the leg.
  8. Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr (1999), former Grand Ayatollah, killed in the Iraqi city of Najaf along with two of his sons.
  9. Sérgio Vieira de Mello (2003), UN Special Representative in Iraq
  10. Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim (2003), ayatollah
  11. Aquila al-Hashimi (2003), Iraqi Governing Council member
  12. Waldemar Milewicz (2004), Polish journalist
  13. Hatem Kamil (2004), deputy governor of Baghdad Province
  14. Ezzedine Salim (2004), chairman of the Iraqi Governing Council
  15. Dhari Ali al-Fayadh (2005), Iraqi MP
  16. Ihab al-Sherif (2005), Egyptian envoy to Iraq
  17. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (2006) leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI)
  18. Abdul Sattar Abu Risha (2007), Sunni tribal leader
  19. Mohamed Moumou (2008), Number 2 leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq and senior leader in Northern Iraq
  20. Riad Abdel Majid (2009), Brigadier General in the Iraqi Army[12]

30 Israel

  1. Ish-bosheth (c1000 BC), King of Israel, by two of his captains
  2. Abner (c1000 BC), Commander of Ish-bosheth’s army, by Joab, commander of David’s army
  3. Amnon (c1000 BC), son of King David, by servants of Absalom, his brother
  4. Absalom (c1000 BC), son of King David, by Joab, commander of David’s army
  5. Nadab (c910), King of Israel, by Baasha, one of his military commanders, who succeeded him
  6. Elah (c886), King of Israel, by Zimri, captain of his chariot corps, during a drinking party (Zimri succeeded him)
  7. Jehoram, King of Israel, by Jehu, one of his chariot commanders, who succeeded him
  8. Ahaziah, King of Judah, by Jehu, at the same time as that of Jehoram of Israel
  9. Athaliah, Queen of Judah, during a conspiracy of priests in favor of the boy Jehoash, who succeeded her
  10. Jehoash (c800 BC), King of Judah, by his servants
  11. Amaziah (c768 BC), King of Judah, by unknown conspirators
  12. Zechariah (c752 BC), King of Israel, publicly assassinated by Shallum, who succeeded him
  13. Shallum (c752 BC), King of Israel, by Menahem, one of his generals, who succeeded him
  14. Pekahiah (c737 BC), King of Israel, by Pekah, one of his military commanders, who succeeded him
  15. Pekah (c732 BC), King of Israel, by Hoshea, who succeeded him
  16. Amon (c651 BC), King of Judah, by his servants
  17. Simon Maccabaeus (135 BC), Hasmonean king, by his son-in-law Ptolemy
  18. Hugh II of Le Puiset (1134), count of Jaffa
  19. Miles of Plancy (1174), regent of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
  20. Conrad of Montferrat (1192), King of Jerusalem, leader in the Third Crusade
  21. Jacob Israël de Haan (1924), pro-Orthodox Jewish diplomat
  22. Haim Arlosoroff (1933), Zionist leader in the British Mandate of Palestine
  23. Thomas C. Wasson (1948), US Consul General in Jerusalem
  24. Folke Bernadotte (1948), Middle East peace mediator, assassinated by Lehi [3]
  25. Rudolf Kasztner (1957), Hungarian Zionist leader, negotiated the Kasztner train with the Nazis
  26. Sheikh Hamad Abu Rabia (1981), Member of the Knesset
  27. Emil Grunzweig (1983), Peace activist, member of Peace Now movement.
  28. Yitzhak Rabin (1995), Prime Minister of Israel and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize recipient [1]
  29. Binyamin Ze’ev Kahane (2000), Son of Meir David Kahane, Leader of Kahane Chai, Zionist
  30. Rehavam Zeevi (2001), Israeli general and politician

45 Japan

  1. Emperor Ankō (456), Emperor of Japan
  2. Emperor Sushun (592), Emperor of Japan
  3. The Sogas (645), Japanese political family
  4. Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1160), head of Minamoto clan, father of Minamoto no Yoritomo
  5. Minamoto no Sanetomo (1219), the third shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate
  6. Ashikaga Yoshinori (1441), the sixth shogun of the Ashikaga Shogunate
  7. Ōta Dōkan (1486), samurai, architect and builder of Edo Castle
  8. Hosokawa Masamoto (1507), shugo daimyo of Ashikaga Shogunate
  9. Matsudaira Kiyoyasu (1535), daimyo, feudal leader in Japan
  10. Matsudaira Hirotada (1549), daimyo, son of Matsudaira Kiyoyasu
  11. Ōuchi Yoshitaka (1551), daimyo, feudal leader in Japan
  12. Oda Nobuyuki (1557), Japanese samurai, younger brother of Oda Nobunaga
  13. Ashikaga Yoshiteru (1565), Shogun, feudal leader in Japan
  14. Mimura Iechika (1566), daimyo, feudal leader in Japan
  15. Yamanaka Shikanosuke (1578), Japanese samurai
  16. Oda Nobunaga (1582), samurai warlord
  17. Shakushain (1669), Ainu chieftain
  18. Kira Yoshinaka,(1703), master of ceremonies
  19. Shimazu Nariaki (1858), Japanese daimyo in Satsuma Province, now Kagoshima prefecture
  20. Ii Naosuke (1860), Japanese politician
  21. Tokugawa Nariaki (1860), Japanese daimyo, a relative of Tokugawa shoguns
  22. Charles Lennox Richardson (1862), English diplomat, by Shimazu Hisamitsu’s samurai in Namamugi. Called the Namamugi Incident
  23. Serizawa Kamo (1863), a chief of Shinsen-gumi
  24. Sakuma Shozan (1864), Japanese politician
  25. Sakamoto Ryoma (1867), Japanese author
  26. Ōmura Masujirō (1869), military leader and theorist
  27. Yokoi Shōnan (1869), scholar and politician
  28. Okubo Toshimichi (1878), Home Minister of Japan, briefly most powerful man in Japan
  29. Mori Arinori (1889), First Education Minister
  30. Prince Ito Hirobumi (1909 October 26), First Prime Minister of Japan [11]
  31. Hara Takashi (1921), Prime Minister of Japan
  32. Yasuda Zenjirō (1921), entrepreneur who founded Yasuda zaibatsu, great-grand father of Yoko Ono
  33. Hamaguchi Osachi (1931), Prime Minister of Japan
  34. Dan Takuma (1932), zaibatsu leader
  35. Inukai Tsuyoshi (1932), Prime Minister of Japan
  36. Yoshinori Shirakawa (1932), general of the Imperial Japanese Army
  37. Tetsuzan Nagata (1935), general of the Imperial Japanese Army
  38. Saitō Makoto (1936), admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy
  39. Takahashi Korekiyo (1936), Prime Minister of Japan
  40. Inejiro Asanuma (1960), Socialist Party of Japan chairman
  41. Kazuo Nagano (1985), Japanese chairman
  42. Hitoshi Igarashi (1991), translated The Satanic Verses into Japanese
  43. Hideo Murai (1995), one of the leading members of Aum Shinrikyo
  44. Koki Ishii (2002), Japanese politician
  45. Iccho Itoh (2007), Mayor of Nagasaki

21 Lebanon

  1. Raymond II of Tripoli (1152), count of Tripoli
  2. Philip of Montfort (1270), Lord of Tyre
  3. Sami al-Hinnawi (1950), Syrian head of state
  4. Francis E. Meloy, Jr. and Robert O. Waring, US Ambassador and US Economic Councelor to Lebanon and their driver Zuhair Mohammed Moghrabi (1976 June 16)[7]
  5. Kamal Jumblatt (1977), Lebanese Druze leader
  6. Tony Frangieh (1978), Lebanese Christian leader
  7. Bachir Gemayel (1982), president-elect of Lebanon, killed by bomb [1]
  8. Rashid Karami (1987 June 1), Prime Minister of Lebanon, killed by bomb aboard helicopter [1]
  9. René Moawad (1989), President of Lebanon
  10. Dany Chamoun (1990), son of late president Camille Chamoun
  11. Elie Hobeika (2002), Lebanese militia leader
  12. Rafik Hariri (2005), former Prime Minister of Lebanon
  13. Bassel Fleihan (2005), Lebanese legislator and Minister of Economy and Commerce
  14. Samir Kassir (2005), Columnist at “An Nahar” daily Lebanese newspaper, long a fiery critic of Syria
  15. George Hawi (2005), former chief of Lebanese Communist Party
  16. Gibran Tueni (2005), Editor in Chief of “An Nahar” daily Lebanese newspaper
  17. Pierre Gemayel (2006), Minister of Industry of Lebanon
  18. Walid Eido (2007), member of the National Assembly
  19. Antoine Ghanim (2007), member of the National Assembly
  20. François al-Hajj (2007) Lebanese Military General
  21. Wissam Eid (2008) National Security, Information Sector

13 Pakistan

  1. Liaquat Ali Khan (1951 October 16), first Prime Minister of Pakistan [1]
  2. Hayat Sherpao (1975), Former Governor of the North-West Frontier Province was killed by Afghan extremist.
  3. Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (1988 August 17), 10-year President of Pakistan and 12-year Chief of Army Staff in a mysterious aircraft accident which seemed to be a bomb blast (traced to a crate of mangoes placed into his aircraft).
  4. Abdullah Yusuf Azzam (1989), militant Islamist, near Peshawar
  5. Fazle Haq (1991), former governor of the Northwest Frontier province, Pakistan, from 1978 to 1985
  6. Ghulam Haider Wyne (Sep 1993) Former Chief Minister of Punjab
  7. Iqbal Masih (1995), 13-year-old anti-child labor activist, in Rakh Baoli
  8. Hakim Said (1998), Founder of Hamdard Foundation and Hamdard University, Karachi. Former Governor of Sindh
  9. Siddiq Khan Kanju (2001), former foreign minister of Pakistan from 1991 to 1993
  10. Benazir Bhutto (2007 December 27), former Prime Minister of Pakistan (first and only lady Prime minister of Pakistan), by unknown assassins
  11. Baitullah Mehsud (2009) Leader of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan
  12. Salman Taseer (2011 January 4), Governor of Punjab
  13. Shahbaz Bhatti (2011 March 2), Minorities Minister

18 Philippines

  1. Ferdinand Magellan (1521) thwarted globe circumnavigator
  2. Fernando Manuel de Bustamante (1719), Spanish Governor-General of the Philippines
  3. Diego Silang (1763), early rebel leader
  4. Antonio Luna (1899), a leader of the Filipino army during Philippine-American War
  5. Julio Nalundasan (1935), Ilocos Congressman, young Ferdinand Marcos tried but acquitted for the slaying
  6. Aurora Quezon (1949), former First Lady of the Philippines
  7. Ponciano Bernardo (1949), mayor of then Philippine capital Quezon City
  8. Joe Lingad (1980), former Pampanga governor
  9. Benigno Aquino, Jr. (1983 August 21), senator and politician, leader of the opposition against Ferdinand Marcos [1]
  10. Cesar Climaco (1984), Mayor of Zamboanga City and prominent opposition leader
  11. Evelio Javier (1986), Antique governor and ally of then presidential candidate Corazon Aquino
  12. Emma Henry (1986), police officer and film actress
  13. Lean Alejandro (1987), prominent student activist leader
  14. Roy Padilla, Sr. (1988), Camarines Norte Governor, Father of Robin Padilla
  15. James N. Rowe (1989), US Military advisor
  16. Filemon ‘Ka Popoy’ Lagman (2001), founder of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP)
  17. Alberto Ramento (2006), bishop of the Philippine Independent Church
  18. Wahab Akbar (2007), Congress Representative of Basilan

23 Sri Lanka

  1. Solomon Bandaranaike (1959 September 25), Sri Lankan prime minister, by Buddhist monk Talduwe Somarama, who later converts to Christianity[1]
  2. Alfred Duraiyapah (1975), former Mayor, Jaffna, by LTTE
  3. Vijaya Kumaratunga (1989), movie actor turned SLFP-SLMP politician, by JVP.
  4. Rohana Wijeweera (1989), founder of JVP, by Sri Lankan Armed Forces
  5. Appapillai Amrithalingam) (1989), founder of separatist party TULF, by LTTE
  6. Ranjan Wijeratne (1991), Foreign minister & Minister of State for Defence, MP, by LTTE
  7. Lalith Athulathmudali (1993), former cabinet minister, MP, purportedly by LTTE (but believed by many Sri Lankans to have been orchestrated by rival Ranasinghe Premadasa)
  8. Ranasinghe Premadasa (1993), President of Sri Lanka, purportedly by LTTE (but possibly revenge for his own orchestrating murder of political rival Lalith Athulathmudali, to whom he feared losing election)
  9. Gamini Dissanayake (1994), Presidential candidate, UNP, member of Parliament Sri Lanka, by LTTE
  10. Sarojini Yogeswaran (1998), Jaffna Mayor, by LTTE
  11. Ponnudurai Sivapalan (1998), Jaffna Mayor, by LTTE
  12. Neelan Thiruchelvam (1999), Member of Parliament (MP) and TULF leader
  13. Lakshman Algama (1999), UNP politician, by LTTE
  14. C.V.Gunaratne (2000), cabinet minister, by LTTE
  15. Joseph Pararajasingham (2005), Tamil MP in Batticalo, by GoSL supported para-military Karuna Group
  16. Lakshman Kadirgamar (2005), foreign minister, by LTTE
  17. Parami Kulatunga (2006), army general, by LTTE
  18. Nadarajah Raviraj (2006), MP and Tamil National Alliance politician, by GoSL paramilitary Group
  19. T. Maheswaran (2008), UNP Tamil MP for voicing human rights violations of GoSL, by Sri Lanka IB associate.
  20. D. M. Dassanayake (2008), Nation Building Minister and SLFP MP, by LTTE
  21. K. Sivanesan (2008), TNA Tamil MP, by Sri Lankan Army DPU.
  22. Jeyaraj Fernandopulle (2008),Minister of Highways and Road Development and SLFP MP, LTTE
  23. Lasantha Wickrematunge (2009), Journalist (The Sunday Leader), by unknown

10 Syria

  1. Antiochus II Theos (246 BC), Seleucid king
  2. Seleucus III Ceraunus (223 BC), Seleucid king
  3. Seleucus IV Philopator (176 BC), Seleucid king
  4. Alexander Balas (146 BC), Seleucid king
  5. Antiochus VI Dionysus (138 BC), Seleucid heir to the throne
  6. Numerian (285), Roman emperor, by his father-in-law, Arrius Aper, in Emesa (modern-day Homs)
  7. Zengi (1146), ruler of Aleppo and Mosul and founder of the Zengid Dynasty
  8. Abd al-Rahman Shahbandar (1940), Syrian nationalist
  9. Muhammad Suleiman (2008), Syrian general and security adviser to president Bashar al-Assad
  10. Imad Mughniyah (2008), senior member of Hezbollah

22 Turkey

  1. Mahmud Şevket Pasha (1913), prime minister
  2. Mustafa Suphi (1921), communist leader
  3. Abdi İpekçi (1979), liberal journalist
  4. Metin Yüksel (1979), Islamic political activist
  5. Cavit Orhan Tütengil (1979), Kemalist academician and writer
  6. Kemal Türkler (1980), Labor union leader, by Grey Wolves in Istanbul
  7. Ümit Kaftancıoğlu (1980), Kemalist writer and TV producer
  8. Nihat Erim (1980), former prime minister
  9. Muammer Aksoy (1990), Kemalist professor of law and columnist
  10. Turan Dursun (1990), Atheist writer
  11. Bahriye Üçok (1990), Kemalist theology academician and women’s rights activist
  12. Musa Anter (1992), Kurdish activist
  13. Uğur Mumcu (1993), Kemalist left wing journalist
  14. Onat Kutlar (1995), writer, poet, columnist and art critic
  15. Özdemir Sabancı (1996), prominent industrialist and member of Sabancı family
  16. Konca Kuriş (1998), Islamic feminist author, kidnapped and tortured to death in Mersin
  17. Ahmet Taner Kışlalı (1999), Kemalist politician, former Minister of Culture, academician and columnist
  18. Üzeyir Garih (2001), Turkish Jewish businessman and industrialist
  19. Necip Hablemitoğlu (2002), Kemalist historian at Ankara University
  20. Mustafa Yücel Özbilgin (2006), Judge at Council of State (see Ergenekon network)
  21. Andrea Santoro (2006)
  22. Hrant Dink (2007), Armenian journalist

10 Bulgaria

  1. Stefan Stambolov (1895), Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  2. Aleksandar Stamboliyski (1923), Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  3. Vasil Iliev (1995), insurance boss, owner of “VIS-2”, former wrestler
  4. Andrey Lukanov (1996 October 2), former Prime Minister of Bulgaria [1]
  5. Ivo Karamanski (1998), insurance tycoon, former rowing champion
  6. Iliya Pavlov (2003), president of Multigroup corporation, former wrestler, the wealthiest man in Bulgaria
  7. Georgi Iliev (2005), football club owner, brother of the assassinated Vasil Iliev
  8. Emil Kyulev (2005), banker, ex-professional swimmer, voted Mr. Economics in Bulgaria for 2002
  9. Ivan “Doktora” Todorov (2006), businessman alleged of smuggling
  10. Borislav Georgiev (2008), CEO of “Atomenergoremont” Nucler plant repair company

37 France

  1. Charles d’Espagne (1354), constable of France
  2. Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans (1407)
  3. John the Fearless (1419)
  4. Gaspard de Coligny (1572)
  5. Henri III (1589), King of France
  6. Henri IV (1610), King of France, stabbed by François Ravaillac
  7. Jacques de Flesselles (1789), Provost of Paris
  8. Jean-Paul Marat (1793), revolutionary, stabbed in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday
  9. Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1820, February 13), younger son of the future King Charles X, stabbed by Louis Pierre Louvel
  10. Marie François Sadi Carnot (1894 June 24), President of France, shot by anarchist Sante Jeronimo Caserio in Lyon[13]
  11. Jean Jaurès (1914 July 30), politician, pacifist [14]
  12. Gaston Calmette (1914 March 16), editor of Le Figaro newspaper,[14] by Henriette Caillaux, wife of minister of Finance Joseph Caillaux
  13. Paul Doumer (1932 May 6), President of France, shot in Paris[13]
  14. Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1934), was king of Yugoslavia. Assassinated in Marseille, France.
  15. Louis Barthou (1934), foreign minister of France killed along with King Alexander I of Yugoslavia at Marseille
  16. Ernst vom Rath (1938), German diplomat in France
  17. Constant Chevillon (1944), head of FUDOFSI, by Gestapo in Lyon
  18. Philippe Henriot (1944), State secretary for Information and Propaganda of Vichy government, by French resistants in Paris
  19. Georges Mandel (1944), former radical-socialist minister and French resistant, by miliciens in forest of Fontainebleau
  20. Eugène Deloncle (1944), milicien and former leader of clandestine far-right organisation La Cagoule, by Gestapo
  21. Mehdi Ben Barka (1965), Moroccan socialist leader and Third-World Tricontinental leader, disappeared in Paris
  22. Outel Bono (1973), Chadian medical doctor and anti-Tombalbaye activist
  23. Jean de Broglie (1976), former minister and one of the French negotiators of the Évian Accords
  24. Henri Curiel (1978), anticolonialist activist
  25. José Miguel Beñaran Ordeñana “Argala” (1978), Basque leader
  26. Pierre Goldman (1979), left-wing activist
  27. Robert Boulin (1979), minister of Labor and many times minister since 1961. Officially suicide, but a lot of anomalies revealed since.
  28. Joseph Fontanet (1980), former minister
  29. Salah al-Din Bitar (1980), Syrian Baath politician
  30. Yehia El-Mashad (1980), Egyptian atomic scientist.
  31. Jean-Pierre Maïone-Libaude (1982), right-wing activist and criminal
  32. Georges Besse (1986), Renault executive, by far-left activists of Action directe
  33. Dulcie September (1988), African National Congress representative, in Paris
  34. Joseph Doucé (1990), activist for sexual minorities
  35. Shapour Bakhtiar (1991), Prime Minister of Iran briefly in 1979, stabbed to death at his home in France
  36. Abdelbaki Sahraoui (1995), co-founder of the Algerian Islamic Salvation Front, in Paris
  37. Claude Erignac (1998), prefect of Corsica

22 Germany

  1. Alexander Severus (235), Roman emperor, near Moguntiacum (present-day Mainz) by his troops
  2. Postumus (268), Gallic emperor, in Mainz
  3. Laelianus (268), Gallic emperor, in Mainz
  4. Philipp von Hohenstaufen (1208), Emperor, in Bamberg
  5. Engelbert I. von Köln (1225), Archbishop of Cologne
  6. Konrad von Marburg (1233), inquisitor
  7. Rosa Luxemburg (1919), socialist writer, in Berlin
  8. Karl Liebknecht (1919), socialist lawyer and politician, in Berlin
  9. Kurt Eisner (1919), Prime Minister of Bavaria
  10. Talat Pasha (1921), former Ottoman Minister of Interior Affairs, in Berlin by Soghomon Tehlirian
  11. Matthias Erzberger (1921), politician
  12. Walther Rathenau (1922 June 24), German foreign minister [14]
  13. Ernst Röhm (1934), leader of the Sturm Abteilung (SA)
  14. Kurt von Schleicher (1934), former German chancellor, murdered by the SS
  15. Stepan Bandera (1959) – Ukrainian nationalist leader assassinated by Bohdan Stashynsky in Munich
  16. Belkacem Krim (1970), Algerian politician
  17. Siegfried Buback (1977), German attorney general
  18. Jürgen Ponto (1977), CEO Dresdner Bank
  19. Hanns-Martin Schleyer (1977), president of the German employers’ organization
  20. Alfred Herrhausen (1989), Deutsche Bank CEO
  21. Detlev Karsten Rohwedder (1991), director of Treuhandanstalt for former East Germany
  22. Sadeq Sharafkandi, Fattah Abdoli, Homayoun Ardalan, Nouri Dehkordi (1992), dissident Kurdish Iranian political leaders, in Berlin (Mykonos restaurant assassinations)

18 Greece

  1. Hipparchus (514 BC), brother of the tyrant of Athens
  2. Ephialtes (461 BC), leader of the radical democracy movement in Athens
  3. Alcibiades (404 BC), Athenian general and politician
  4. Alexander of Pherae (358 BC), despot of Pherae
  5. Philip II of Macedon (336 BC), king of Macedon, by Pausanias of Orestis in Pella
  6. Seleucus I Nicator (281 BC), founder of the Seleucid dynasty, near Lysimachia
  7. Abantidas (251 BC), tyrant of Sicyon
  8. Archimedes (212 BC), Greek mathematician, was killed in syracusa, magna Greece
  9. Ioannis Capodistrias (1831), first President of Greece
  10. Theodoros Deligiannis (1905 June 13), Prime Minister of Greece
  11. Marinos Antypas (1907 March 8), Greek politician
  12. George I of Greece (1913 March 18), King of Greece [1]
  13. Grigoris Lambrakis (1963), leader of anti-fascist movement in Greece.
  14. Richard Welch (1975), CIA Station Chief
  15. Hagop Hagopian (1988), Armenian leader of ASALA
  16. William Nordeen (1988), Tsantes successor as U.S. military attaché in Athens
  17. Pavlos Bakoyannis (1989), New Democracy politician
  18. Stephen Saunders (2000), Brigadier and British military attaché in Athens

11 Ireland

  1. Brian Boruma (1014), Irish king
  2. Lord Frederick Cavendish (1882), Chief Secretary for Ireland
  3. Thomas Henry Burke (1882), Permanent Under Secretary for Ireland
  4. Tomás Mac Curtain (1920), Lord Mayor of Cork
  5. Michael Collins (1922), President of the Provisional Government and Irish Republican Army (IRA) guerrilla leader during the Irish War of Independence[10]
  6. Kevin O’Higgins (1927), Irish politician, Minister of Home Affairs/Minister of Justice of the Irish Free State[14]
  7. Henry Boyle Townshend Somerville (1936), assassinated for providing assistance to Royal Navy recruits
  8. Christopher Ewart-Biggs (1976), British ambassador to Ireland
  9. Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1979), Royal Navy Admiral of the Fleet, last Viceroy of India[1]
  10. Dominic McGlinchey (1994), Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) leader
  11. Veronica Guerin (1996), Irish journalist

43 Italy (and former Roman Empire)

  1. Titus Tatius (748 BC), Sabine king, in Rome
  2. Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (579 BC), Etruscan king of Rome, in Rome by the sons of Ancus Marcius
  3. Servius Tullius (534 BC), Etruscan king of Rome, in Rome by Tarquin II
  4. Tiberius Gracchus (133 BC), Roman tribune, in Rome by Roman senators
  5. Julius Caesar (44 BC), Roman general and dictator, in Rome by members of the Roman Senate
  6. Cicero (43 BC), Roman orator, outside of Rome under orders from Mark Antony
  7. Caligula (41), Roman Emperor, in Rome by Cassius Chaerea through a conspiracy with the Praetorian guard and the Senate
  8. Claudius (54), Roman Emperor, poisoned in Rome by his wife, Agrippina
  9. Vitellius (69), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Flavian army
  10. Galba (69), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Praetorian Guard under orders from Otho
  11. Domitian (96), Roman Emperor, in Rome by Stephanus, steward to Julia Flavia
  12. Commodus (192), Roman Emperor, killed in Rome by Narcissus the wrestler
  13. Pertinax (193), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Praetorian Guard
  14. Didius Julianus (193), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Praetorian Guard
  15. Publius Septimius Geta (212), Roman Emperor, in Rome by centurions under orders of Caracalla
  16. Caracalla (217), Roman Emperor, between Edessa and Carrhae (modern-day Sanli Urfa and Harran) by Martialis, possibly under orders of Macrinus
  17. Elagabalus (222), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Praetorian Guard under orders of Julia Maesa and Julia Mamaea
  18. Maximinus Thrax (238), Roman Emperor, outside Aquileia by his troops
  19. Pupienus (238), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Praetorian Guard
  20. Balbinus (238), Roman Emperor, in Rome by the Praetorian Guard
  21. Volusianus (253), Roman Emperor, near Interamna by his troops
  22. Trebonianus Gallus (253), Roman Emperor, near Interamna by his troops
  23. Aurelian (275), Roman Emperor, near Caenophrurium (modern-day Corlu)
  24. Florianus (276), Roman Emperor, near Tarsus
  25. Giuliano de’ Medici (1478), co-ruler of Florence
  26. Giovanni Borgia (1497), Duke of Gandia, son of Pope Alexander VI
  27. Pellegrino Rossi (1848), Papal States Minister of Justice
  28. Umberto I of Italy (1900 July 29), King of Italy[10]
  29. Said Halim Pasha (1921), former Ottoman Prime Minister
  30. Giacomo Matteotti (1924 June 10), Italian socialist politician [14]
  31. Luigj Gurakuqi (1925), Albanian independence leader, in Bari
  32. Benito Mussolini (1945 April 28), fascist, former Prime Minister of Italy [11]
  33. Enrico Mattei (1962), Italian public head officer, head of Eni oil company, supported Algerian independence
  34. Pier Paolo Pasolini (1975), Italian writer, poet and film director
  35. Aldo Moro (1978), former Prime Minister of Italy
  36. Giuseppe Impastato (1978), Anti-mafia activist
  37. Cesare Terranova (1979), magistrate
  38. Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa (1982), General of the Carabinieri Corps, investigating on the mafia
  39. Rocco Chinnici (1983), magistrate
  40. Giovanni Falcone (1992), anti-mafia judge
  41. Paolo Borsellino (1992), anti-mafia judge
  42. Salvo Lima (1992), politician
  43. Marco Biagi (2002), Italian Labor Ministry advisor

11 Netherlands

  1. Saint Boniface (754), Christian missionary
  2. Conrad, Bishop of Utrecht (1099)
  3. Count Floris V (1296)
  4. Duke John of Straubing-Holland (1425)
  5. William I of Orange (1584), leader of the Dutch war of independence from Spanish rule (Eighty Years’ War)
  6. Isaac Dorislaus (1649), diplomat
  7. Johan de Witt (1672), politician, and his brother
  8. Cornelis de Witt (1672)
  9. Gerrit Jan Heijn (1987), top manager of Ahold
  10. Pim Fortuyn (2002), publicist and politician, leader of his political party
  11. Theo van Gogh (2004), film director, writer and critic

16 Spain

  1. Tomb of José Canalejas in the Panteón de Hombres Ilustres, Madrid.
  2. Juan Prim (1870), Prime Minister of Spain and Governor of Puerto Rico
  3. Antonio Cánovas del Castillo (1897), Prime Minister of Spain shot by Michele Angiolillo in Mondragón, Guipúzcoa.
  4. José Canalejas (1912), Prime Minister of Spain
  5. Eduardo Dato Iradier (1921), Prime Minister of Spain
  6. José Castillo (1936, Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party lieutenant in the Assault Guards
  7. José Calvo Sotelo (1936), right-wing politician
  8. Federico García Lorca (1936), Spanish poet and dramatist, by fascists
  9. Raoul Villain (1936), assassin of Jean Jaurès
  10. Andrés Nin (1937), Spanish Communist revolutionary
  11. Mohamed Khider (1967), Algerian politician, in Madrid
  12. Melitón Manzanas (1968), secret police officer
  13. Luis Carrero Blanco (1973 December 20), Spanish prime minister[7]
  14. Miguel Ángel Blanco (1997), Basque politician, by ETA
  15. Fernando Buesa Blanco (2000), Basque politician and party leader
  16. Ernest Lluch Martín (2000), former Spanish minister

33 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  1. Carausius (293), usurper of the Western Roman Empire
  2. King Edmund I (946), king of England, stabbed at a banquet
  3. Edward the Martyr (979), King of England
  4. Thomas Becket (1170), Archbishop of Canterbury
  5. Sir Robert Hales – Lord High Treasurer – (1381) – Beheaded at Tower Hill by rebels during the Peasants’ Revolt
  6. Simon of Sudbury – Lord Chancellor, Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of London – (1381) – Beheaded at Tower Hill by rebels during the Peasants’ Revolt
  7. Sir John Cavendish – Chief Justice of the King’s Bench, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge – (1381) – Beheaded in Bury St Edmunds by rebels during the Peasants’ Revolt
  8. Henry Stuart, 1st Duke of Albany (best known as Lord Darnley) (1567), consort of Mary, Queen of Scots
  9. James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (1570), Regent of Scotland
  10. George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1628)
  11. James Sharp (1679), Archbishop of St Andrews, in Fife, near St Andrews
  12. Spencer Perceval (1812), Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in London by John Bellingham; the only British prime minister to be assassinated
  13. Sir Henry Hughes Wilson (1922 June 22), British field marshal, retired Chief of the Imperial General Staff and Conservative politician [14]
  14. Michael O’Dwyer (1940), Former Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab, shot by a Punjabi revolutionary, Udham Singh.
  15. Paddy Wilson (1972), Social Democratic and Labour Party politician
  16. Ross McWhirter (1975), co-author of the Guinness Book of Records and right wing political activist
  17. Kadhi Abdullah al-Hagri (1977), past prime minister of Yemen Arab Republic, killed in London
  18. Georgi Markov (1978), Bulgarian dissident
  19. Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1979), Former Governor-General of India on his yacht off Ireland
  20. Airey Neave (1979), British Conservative politician
  21. Sir Norman Stronge (1981), aristocrat and Northern Irish politician
  22. Sir James Stronge, 9th Baronet (1981), aristocrat and Northern Irish politician
  23. Rev. Robert Bradford (1981), Unionist MP in Northern Ireland
  24. Shlomo Argov (died in 2003 as a result of a 1982 assassination), Israeli Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s
  25. Edgar Graham (1983), Ulster Unionist politician.
  26. George Seawright (1987), Northern Ireland politician
  27. Bernt Carlsson (1988), UN Commissioner for Namibia, murdered at Lockerbie
  28. Patrick Finucane (1989), solicitor
  29. Ian Gow (1990), British Conservative politician
  30. Billy Wright (1997), Loyalist Volunteer Force leader.
  31. Rosemary Nelson (1999), Irish Catholic solicitor and human rights advocate
  32. Jill Dando (1999), British television presenter
  33. Alexander Litvinenko (2006) Russian critic of Vladimir Putin

41 Assassinations in Russia and the Soviet Union

  1. Peter III of Russia (1762), Emperor of Russia
  2. Paul of Russia (1801), Emperor of Russia
  3. Mikhail Andreyevich Miloradovich (1825), military Governor of Saint Petersburg
  4. Nikolay Vladimirovich Mezentsev (1878), Executive Director of the Third Section
  5. Alexander II of Russia (1881 March 13), Tsar of All the Russias[13]
  6. Nikolay Alekseyev (1893), Mayor of Moscow
  7. Dmitry Sipyagin (1902 April 8), Russian Interior Minister [14]
  8. Vyacheslav Pleve (1904), Russian Interior Minister
  9. Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich Romanov (1905), former Governor-General of Moscow
  10. Peter Stolypin (1911 September 14), Russian Prime Minister, killed in theater in Kiev[14]
  11. Grigori Rasputin (1916 December 30), controversial friar and mystic[10]
  12. Tsar Nicholas II and his family: Tsarina Alexandra, Tsarevich Alexei, and the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia (1918 July 16)[10]
  13. Elizabeth (Ella) of Hesse, Grand Duchess of Russia, sister of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of tsar Nicholas II. (18 July 1918)
  14. V. Volodarsky (1918), revolutionary
  15. Wilhelm von Mirbach (1918), German Ambassador in Moscow
  16. Sergei Kirov (1934 December 1), Bolshevik party leader in Leningrad [14]
  17. Solomon Mikhoels (1948), Chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee[15]
  18. Vladislav Listyev (1995), a Russian journalist and head of the ORT TV Channel
  19. Dzhokhar Dudayev (1996), first Chechen separatist President and anti-Russian guerrilla leader
  20. Valeriy Hubulov (1998), South Ossetian politician, former prime minister
  21. Galina Starovoitova (1998), influential politician, then member of Russian parliament (Duma)
  22. Otakhon Latifi (1998), Tajik journalist and opposition figure
  23. Sergei Yushenkov (2003), Russian politician, in Moscow[16]
  24. Yuri Shchekochikhin (2003), Russian journalist, in Moscow[17]
  25. Paul Klebnikov (2004), editor of the Russian edition of Forbes magazine
  26. Akhmad Kadyrov (2004), Kremlin-backed President of the Chechen Republic
  27. Aslan Maskhadov (2005), President of separatist Chechnya
  28. Anatoly Trofimov (2005), former FSB deputy director
  29. Magomed Omarov (2005), deputy Interior Minister of Dagestan
  30. Bayaman Erkinbayev (2005), Kyrgyz MP
  31. Altynbek Sarsenbayev (2006), Kazakh politician
  32. Abdul-Khalim Sadulayev (2006), President of separatist Chechnya
  33. Anna Politkovskaya (2006), Russian journalist and human rights campaigner.
  34. Vitaly Karayev (2008), mayor of Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania
  35. Kazbek Pagiyev (2008), former mayor of Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania
  36. Nina Varlamova (2008), mayor of Kandalaksha, Murmansk Oblast
  37. Stanislav Markelov (2009), human rights lawyer
  38. Adilgerei Magomedtagirov (2009), interior minister of Dagestan
  39. Aza Gazgireyeva (2009), deputy chair of Ingushetia Supreme Court
  40. Bashir Aushev (2009), former deputy prime minister of Ingushetia
  41. Natalia Estemirova (2009), human rights activist

David Livingstone’s blog

I find David Livingstone’s blog to be one of the few very best sources of information about Globalization; International secret societies; New World Order; Terrorism; Middle East politics and organizations; Wahhabi sect origins; History of Saudi Arabia; Salafis groups; Hamas of Palestine; Islamic extremism; Noe-conservatives; US foreign affairs, security and military policies; and other very important relevant issues.

I highly recommend bookmarking and following this blog; as well as reading the three best seller books of David Livingstone, together with the Essential reading lists:

His first book: The Dying God: The Hidden History of Western Civilization;

His second book: Terrorism and the Illuminati: A Three Thousand Year History; and

His third book: Surrendering Islam: The subversion of Muslim politics throughout history until the present day

Each book has it’s own website. Here are the links to David Livingstone’s blog recent articles:

Islamist Neocons? The West’s latest tactic in the war on terrorism

Submitted by David Livingstone on Fri, 09/09/2011 – 16:06

by , September 07, 2011

Al-Qaeda asset leading rebels in Tripoli

Submitted by David Livingstone on Thu, 09/01/2011 – 11:56
See video

The hostility persists in Tripoli and the Libyan rebels continue the search for Gaddafi, but who is leading the rebels? Who are the beneficiaries of the fall of Gaddafi? What will the blowback be for those in Libya and across the globe? Pepe Escobar, a correspondent for Asia Times, gives us some answers to these questions.

2002 Iraqi Intel Reported Wahhabis Are of Jewish Origin

Submitted by David Livingstone on Tue, 08/02/2011 – 18:33

The U.S. Department of Defense has released translations of a number of Iraqi intelligence documents dating from Saddam’s rule.  One, a General Military Intelligence Directorate report from September 2002, entitled “The Emergence of Wahhabism and its Historical Roots”, shows the Iraqi government was aware of the nefarious purposes of the Wahhabis of Saudi Arabia, often known as Salafis, in serving Western interests to undermine Islam.

Reflections on the ‘Peace Process’

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sat, 05/28/2011 – 11:05

How Israel and the Americans foster Islamic fundamentalism to stall peace with the Palestinians and other imperialistic objectives

The Israelis created Hamas.  But before we explore that question, let’s start with a more important one.  Let’s be honest with ourselves.  If we can look at the situation from beyond the confines of current political discourse, and look at the emperor without his “new” clothes, we all know that Israel does not want peace.  They want all of Palestine, and their belligerent settlement practices confirm that.

Bin Laden: Martyr or Villain?

Submitted by David Livingstone on Thu, 05/05/2011 – 12:06

Without bringing into question the excessive evidence that indicates bin Laden was   in the employ of the CIA, the crucial point is that he was used in an attempt to radicalize a sufficient segment of the Islamic world, with the aim of fomenting a “Clash of Civilization”, and not a War on Terror, but more properly, a War on Islam.

Surprise, Surprise! Iraq War Was About Oil

Submitted by David Livingstone on Mon, 04/25/2011 – 10:16

By Ray McGovern, April 22, 2011

Afghanistan may be the graveyard of empires, but Iraq is home to a graveyard sense of humor. Iraqis wonder aloud whether the U.S. and Britain would have invaded Iraq if its main export had been cabbages instead of oil.

Egypt – Creative Destruction For A ‘Greater Middle East’? The Promised Land?

Submitted by David Livingstone on Mon, 03/07/2011 – 17:55

By F. William Engdahl
© F. William Engdahl, author Full Spectrum Dominance: Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order *

Global Warming and the Culture of Fear

Submitted by David Livingstone on Tue, 06/01/2010 – 09:35

It seems the Europeans are more familiar with the recent fraud revelations in the Global Warming controversy, like Climategate, than are North Americans.

Book Review: Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sun, 02/21/2010 – 18:10

Just finished reading Dan Brown’s latest.  I don’t normally read fiction, but I read this just to stay in touch with the type of propaganda that is being disseminated.

This book is utterly ridiculous.  It’s a great example of modern American kitsch.  It takes all the sleazy ploys of American entertainment, and applies them to celebrate the lowliest aspect of modern civilization: secret societies, and all the pseudo-spiritual accoutrements of occultism.

Uighur Nationalism, Turkey and the CIA

Submitted by David Livingstone on Fri, 07/31/2009 – 16:47

Much was made in the news, earlier this month, of the series of violent clashes that erupted between Uighurs, a Turkic, and predominantly Muslim, minority ethnic group in China, and the Chinese state police, and Han Chinese residents in the the province of Xinjiang, in northwestern China.

Mumbai Attacks in Context: A brief history of Western Intelligence Involvement in ‘Islamic’ Terrorism

Submitted by David Livingstone on Mon, 01/05/2009 – 20:05

When the Americans sought to collapse the Soviet Union and bring a final end to the Cold War, they did not do it head on, but chose to bankrupt that nation by luring it into its own version of the Vietnam War–in Afghanistan. So said Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was Barack Obama’s national security advisor throughout his presidential campaign. Brzezinski has also admitted that the Americans deliberately fostered Islamic militants as part of that strategy.

Elizabeth I the Movie as Occult Propaganda

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sun, 11/09/2008 – 17:02

I don’t watch TV or movies anymore, mostly. But I watched Elizabeth I: The Golden Age, directed by Shekhar Kapur. I’m still interested in that part of history, and I’ve had a nagging suspicion that there’s some significance I should be exploring in the Spanish Armada. It turns out the movie inspired me to discover some interesting clues.

The movie is a joke. It’s so over the top. Overt propaganda for British patriotism, and so idealizes the person of Elizabeth, aggrandizing her into a sort of superhero. So the acting is grossly exaggerated, and has no sense of realism.

Wahhabis: a sect of Islam and their negative influence

Submitted by David Livingstone on Thu, 07/17/2008 – 03:58

There is no need to debate with the Salafi/Wahhabis on ideological grounds.  It’s their history that condemns them most effectively.  Until now, it had been difficult to get precise details on Saudi history.  However, I read an excellent book recently by David Cummins, called the Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia.  It is the only comprehensive study of the history of SA and Wahhabism that I know of.

Study Proves Saudis Control British Mosques

Submitted by David Livingstone on Mon, 07/14/2008 – 16:46

An authoritative new report by Policy Exchange, the UK’s leading centre-right thinktank, entitled The Hijacking of British Islam: How extremist literature is subverting Britain’s mosques, that Saudi Arabia is responsible for the majority of literature distributed in British mosques, and that that literature is rife with incite

Finding the Tomb of Jesus and True Christianity

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sat, 01/19/2008 – 18:43

There’s a lot of hoopla these days about the possible discovery of the tomb of Jesus. It if were ever at all possible to even prove, however, it would not discredit “Christianity” in the least. But it would completely dismantle the Gnostic version that was created by Paul, which much of Christianity has adhered to for much of the last 2 thousand years. Ideally, it will lead to a rediscovery of the true meaning of Jesus’ message.

Islamic Radicals Admit to Masonic Origins. But…

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sun, 12/23/2007 – 12:42

The radical faction of Islam, known as the Salafi, are a movement created through British intrigue and coordination with occult secret societies, toward fomenting a “Clash of Civilizations”. And though the West is largely unaware of them, they are almost entirely responsible for the extremism that Islam is mistakenly perceived for.

Waning Wahhabi Influence in Nigeria

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sat, 12/01/2007 – 03:38

The NY Times reports that support for the rigid implementation of Shariah in Nigeria is down. Readers will likely remember the fiasco that occurred a couple of years ago, where Nigeria became one of the main perpetrators, along with Taliban, in the negative image that Islamic law has been receiving. Obviously a carefully calculated and deliberate defacement of Islam.

Here’s why. Read more

Ron Paul: Unwitting Pawn of Neo-Conservatives

Submitted by David Livingstone on Thu, 11/15/2007 – 13:13

At least in one media source, the Associated Press, there is an attempt to acknowledge the real support being gained by Ron Paul. This is a very interesting development, and reflection of the current state of affairs.

JFK Murder Solved

Submitted by David Livingstone on Thu, 11/01/2007 – 09:29

Barry Seal, “the biggest drug smuggler in American history”, while working for the CIA, was funneling the immense amount of cocaine of the Iran-Contra Operation right through Mena, Arkansas, under the watch of Bill Clinton. The purpose of the Iran Contra affair was to accumulate funds to secretly finance the Mujahideen, particularly Gulbuddin Hekmetyar, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, and later bin Laden.

Ibn Taymiyyah and the Occult Roots of Islamic Terrorism

Submitted by David Livingstone on Tue, 10/09/2007 – 10:38

Few people outside of the Islamic world have heard of the Medieval Muslim scholar Ibn Taymiyyah, but in the Muslim world, he is often hailed as “The Sheikh of Islam”, while Western critics usually condemn him as the father of modern Islamic terrorism.

Among modern Islamic fundamentalists, whether it is the Muslim Brotherhood, or the Salafis, you will continuously find among them reliance on the fatwas of Ibn Taymiyyah.

Negative Wahhabi Influence in the Balkans

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sun, 10/07/2007 – 10:08

In an article published at ADNKronos International, we find another typical example of the type of corruption that the Wahhabis are used to insinuate.

Zelikow: 9/11 Mythmaker

Submitted by David Livingstone on Fri, 09/21/2007 – 14:56

It’s now evident who was the chief mythmaker of the 9/11 conventional account, and even the conception of the idea in the first place. That would be Philip Zelikow, who was in the ideal position of executive director of the 9/11 Commission, and now serves as counselor to Condi Rice.

Wahhabism and the Occult Conspiracy

Submitted by David Livingstone on Sun, 03/25/2007 – 13:05
See video

British Channel 4’s Dispatches has produced a scathing documentary, called Undercover Mosque, about the negative influence of Saudi Arabia, through its promotion of Wahhabism, among the Muslim community of Britain. But the video is clear to point out that, “Wahhabism is opposed to the traditional tolerant beliefs of classical Islam”. What the video does not cover, however, is that the spread of the Wahhabi interpretation of Islam is part of a larger Western agenda, involving the CIA, to denigrate Islam.

300 is Propaganda for War Against Iran

Submitted by David Livingstone on Mon, 03/12/2007 – 06:46

Necromocracy (Part One)

Jeff Wells, Rigorous Intuition

The Nation Of Islam And The Freemasons

Submitted by David Livingstone on Tue, 07/18/2006 – 00:00
I’ve been taking a closer look at the writings of Wesley Williams, and I am shocked.  I had no idea the Nation of Islam was so enmeshed with Freemasonry.  Enmeshed is an understatement, the two are basically one and the same.

War is Business and Business is Good: the USA Rule

President Dwight David Eisenhower, in 1961 speech, Warned Americans of the New World Order

In his farewell address on January 17, 1961, President D. D. Eisenhower said:

 

[Ladies and gentlemen, The President of the United States:]

Good evening, my fellow Americans:

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We now stand ten years past the midpoint of a century that has witnessed four major wars among great nations.

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Until the latest of our world conflicts, the United States had no armaments industry. American makers of plowshares could, with time and as required, make swords as well. But now we can no longer risk emergency improvisation of national defense; we have been compelled to create a permanent armaments industry of vast proportions. Added to this, three and a half million men and women are directly engaged in the defense establishment. [We annually spend on military security more than the net income of all United States corporations.]

This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence; economic, political, even spiritual; is felt in every city, every Statehouse, every office of the Federal government. We recognize the imperative need for this development. Yet we must not fail to comprehend its grave implications. Our toil, resources and livelihood are all involved; so is the very structure of our society.

In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.

We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.

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For the full length of this speech download an audio file from here:

To read the full transcripts of this speech go to: The Eisenhower Project

From: The homepage of the Eisenhower Project

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.

We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. We should take nothing for granted. Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.”

— Dwight David Eisenhower, Farewell Address

President Dwight Eisenhower was a West Point graduate, a victorious five-star general, and a Republican. Nobody in American history was better qualified to deliver this admonition.

Forty-seven years later, consistent, consequential adherence to Eisenhower’s call to action still eludes us, despite repeated and ample proof of his veracity. “Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can COMPEL…” COMPEL is what Eisenhower said, and he was in a position to know that nothing less forceful than compulsion would be necessary to maintain a proper balance between defense and the broad scope of our national priorities.

The Eisenhower Project will be attempting to help an alert and knowledgeable citizenry to organize in a manner whereby it can expand its numbers and exercise influence to the point where compulsion becomes possible.

This will mean re-conceiving the idea of an anti-war movement as non-situational — instead, to be a permanent, large-scale establishment, as suggested by Eisenhower, that opposes not “this war,” but the policies, practices, and influences of militarism in general. An active, vast, and permanent society — a new religion, if you will, that assembles regularly in every locale, has a meaningful community presence in all locations and endeavors, and coordinates at regional, state, and national levels for maximum effect. A religion that has as its mission to build, inform, alert, and activate the largest possible population to “compel peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.”

Towards these ends we dedicate ourselves to the establishment of a National Peace Service that will function in the role of counterbalancing the power and influence of the armaments industry and affiliated governmental, political, social, and economic structures, and as ombudsmen for the interests of Peace.

This is our mission. If this is your mission, welcome to the Eisenhower Project.

If you want peace, make peace. Start the Eisenhower Project in your community. Click on “How to Get Started” and “Contact Us.”

 

 

The Corruption of Western Liberal Democracy

Watch this amazing video about a missing 2.3 trillion US dollars in a single year from the US Defense Budget with all the technologies, professionals, and systems they are using in the Pentagon and other state departments!! This is a naked gigantic corruption.

 

Also, Dr Adnan Al-Daini wrote under the same title on The Huffington Post UK the following:

The people of the US and Britain have become victims of the corruption of their democratic institutions that are no longer serving the interests of ordinary people. Democracy as a system of government has been subverted to serve multinational corporations, powerful lobbyists and the military-industrial complex. The corporate media, with some notable exceptions, is recruited to keep the truth from the people and to sanitize endless wars led by the US with Britain acting as its outrider. Public discussions, and the questions asked, are manipulated as if by an invisible hand to leave the ordinary person constrained into accepting solutions that entrench the interests of such groups and enhance their profit margins. These powerful entities that perch above politics are in control regardless of which party or president is in power. If this is not an abuse of democracy, I don’t know what is.

( Dr Adnan Al-Daini took early retirement in 2005 as a principal lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at a British University. He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Birmingham University in the UK. He has published numerous applied scientific research papers covering heat transfer, fluid flow and energy utilization in many industrial applications. He is a British citizen born in Iraq, which he left in 1962, age 17, on a scholarship to study in Britain. Since retirement he has devoted his time and energy to building bridges and understanding between minority communities, particularly the Muslim community and the wider community in the South West of England. He worked with Devon Racial Equality Council from 2005 and was Chair between 2007/8. He is on the board of Directors of a charity helping those who are disadvantaged and socially excluded, particularly the homeless and the poor.)

Washington Rules, America’s Path to Permanent War

An excellent book By Andrew J. Bacevich 286 pages.  Published by: Metropolitan Books, March 2010

U.S. Army colonel turned academic, Bacevich (The Limits of Power) offers an unsparing, cogent, and important critique of assumptions guiding American military policy. These central tenets, the “Washington rules”–such as the belief that the world order depends on America maintaining a massive military capable of rapid and forceful interventions anywhere in the world–have dominated national security policy since the start of the cold war and have condemned the U.S. to “insolvency and perpetual war.” Despite such disasters as America’s defeat in Vietnam and the Cuban missile crisis, the self-perpetuating policy is so entrenched that no president or influential critic has been able to alter it. Bacevich argues that while the Washington rules found their most pernicious expression in the Bush doctrine of preventive war, Barack Obama’s expansion of the Afghan War is also cause for pessimism: “We should be grateful to him for making at least one thing unmistakably clear: to imagine that Washington will ever tolerate second thoughts about the Washington rules is to engage in willful self-deception. Washington itself has too much to lose.”

About the author

Andrew J. Bacevich, a professor of history and international relations at Boston University, retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of colonel. He is the author of Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War and The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism and The New American Militarism. His writing has appeared in Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He holds a Ph.D. in American Diplomatic History from Princeton University, and taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins University prior to joining the faculty at Boston University in 1998. He is the recipient of a Lannan Award and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Endless Wars

What a refreshing and fascinating take on America’s current military policy. This author, professor, retired military officer, father of a fallen soldier, very articulately stated what you would think would be the obvious. The root cause of almost all war is most certainly business. Then governments and its town criers wrap it up in a message of God and Country, and most people buy it. Questioning the motives for sacrificing and taking lives should never be considered unpatriotic. Thanks to the publishers for being unconventional and giving this writer an outlet to be heard. [see author’s interview on cnn…]

Book Review by: Gerard De Groot, September 12, 2010

Source: washingtonpost.com  > Arts & Living  > Books:

“We need some great failures,”

The muckraking journalist Lincoln Steffens wrote in his autobiography. “Especially we ever-successful Americans — conscious, intelligent, illuminating failures.” What Steffens meant was that a people confident in righteousness need occasionally to be reminded of their fallibility. The past 50 years have produced failures aplenty — the Bay of Pigs, Vietnam and Iraq among them. Unfortunately, as Andrew Bacevich and John Dower demonstrate, the light of failure has not penetrated the darkness of delusion. As a result, wars provide a repeating rhythm of folly.
Washington Rules” and “Cultures of War” are two excellent books made better by the coincidence of their publication. In complementary fashion, they provide a convincing critique of America’s conduct of war since 1941. Steffens would have liked these books, specifically for the way they use past failures to explain the provenance of our current predicament.

Read “Cultures of War” first. It’s not an easy book, but it is consistently perceptive. Dower examines Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Sept. 11 and the second Iraq War, drawing disconcerting linkages. Pearl Harbor and Iraq, he feels, demonstrate how otherwise intelligent leaders are drawn toward strategic imbecility. Both attacks were brilliantly executed in the short term, but neither paid sufficient attention to the long-term problem of winning a war. More controversially, Dower pairs Hiroshima with Sept. 11, both acts of terror born of moral certitude. Osama bin Laden and Harry Truman justified wanton killing with essentially the same Manichean rhetoric. Motives, context and scale might have been different; methods were not. For both leaders, the ability to separate good from evil made killing easy.

In 1941, Americans drew comfort from the stereotype of the irrational Oriental. They assumed that the Japanese would be easily defeated because they were illogical — as their attack upon Pearl Harbor proved. That attack was indeed illogical (given the impossibility of defeating the United States in a protracted war), but it was not peculiarly Japanese. As Dower reveals, the wishful thinking, delusion and herd behavior within the court of Emperor Hirohito was a symptom of war, not ethnicity. The same deficiencies, in 2003, convinced those in the Oval Office that invading Iraq was a good idea.

Since the culture of war encourages patterned behavior, folly proliferates. This is the essence of the Washington rules that Bacevich elucidates. The rules dictate that protection of the American way of life necessitates a global military presence and a willingness to intervene anywhere. Power and violence are cleansed by virtue: Because America is “good,” her actions are always benign. These rules have pushed the United States to a state of perpetual war. With enemies supposedly everywhere, the pursuit of security has become open-ended.

The alternative, according to Bacevich, is not isolationism or appeasement, two politically loaded words frequently used to pummel those who object to Washington’s behavior. He advocates, instead, a more level-headed assessment of danger, advice all the more cogent since it comes from a former soldier. Iraq and Afghanistan did not threaten America; in fact, those countries and the world have become more dangerous because of heavy-handed American intervention. Nor does North Korea pose a threat. Nor did Vietnam.

Just another desperately needed great failure

One is reminded of John Winthrop, who, in 1630, told the future residents of Massachusetts Bay Colony: “We shall be as a City upon a Hill, the eyes of all people are upon us.” Over subsequent decades, Winthrop’s sermon became the American mission, fired by self-righteousness and fueled by self-confidence. From that mission emerged the idea of Manifest Destiny — American ideals should spread across the continent and around the globe. Along the way, Americans lost sight of what Winthrop actually meant. His words were both inspiration and warning: Aspire to greatness, but remain honorable. Power lies in virtue. Winthrop envisaged a shining beacon, worthy of emulation. He saw no need to come down from the hill and ram ideals down the throats of the recalcitrant.

The power of virtue is Bacevich’s most profound message. Instead of trying to fix Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, he insists, Americans should fix Detroit and Cleveland. Instead of attempting to export notions of freedom and democracy to nations that lack experience of either, America should demonstrate, by her actions, that she is still a free, democratic and humane nation. Her real strength lies in her liberal tradition, not in her ability to kill.

Back in 1963, the Kennedy administration was faced with a steadily disintegrating situation in Vietnam. At a turbulent cabinet meeting, Attorney General Robert Kennedy asked: If the situation is so dire, why not withdraw? Arthur Schlesinger, present at the meeting, noted how “the question hovered for a moment, then died away.” It was “a hopelessly alien thought in a field of unexplored assumptions and entrenched convictions.” The Washington rules kept the United States on a steady course toward disaster.

Those unexplored assumptions and entrenched convictions have now pushed the United States into a new quagmire. Despite that predicament, both Dower and Bacevich try to end positively. “If change is to come, it must come from the people,” argues Bacevich. Dower agrees. But these feeble attempts at optimism are the least convincing parts of two otherwise brilliant books. Barack Obama once promised that change was coming, but then quickly adhered to the old rules by escalating an unwinnable and certainly unaffordable war in Afghanistan. Failures, as Steffens hoped, have been illuminating, but after each flash of light, darkness has prevailed.

Gerard De Groot is a professor of history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and author of “The Bomb: A Life.”

Book Review by: Gary J. Bass, on September 3, 2010

Source: Sunday Book Review, The New York Times

In 1947, Hanson W. Baldwin, the hawkish military correspondent of this newspaper, warned that the demands of preparing America for a possible war would “wrench and distort and twist the body politic and the body economic . . . prior to war.” He wondered whether America could confront the Soviet Union “without becoming a ‘garrison state’ and destroying the very qualities and virtues and principles we originally set about to save.”

It is that same dread of a martial America that drives Andrew J. Bacevich today. Bacevich forcefully denounces the militarization that he says has already become a routine, unremarked-upon part of our daily lives — and will only get worse as America fights on in Afghanistan and beyond. He rips into what he calls a postwar American dogma “so deeply embedded in the American collective consciousness as to have all but disappeared from view.” “Washington Rules” is a tough-minded, bracing and intelligent polemic against some 60 years of American militarism.

This outrage at a warlike America has special bite coming from Bacevich. No critic of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could have brighter conservative credentials. He is a blunt-talking Midwesterner, a West Point graduate who served for 23 years in the United States Army, a Vietnam veteran who retired as a colonel, and a sometime contributor to National Review. “By temperament and upbringing, I had always taken comfort in orthodoxy,” he writes. But George W. Bush’s decision to invade Iraq in 2003, Bacevich says, “pushed me fully into opposition. Claims that once seemed elementary — above all, claims relating to the essentially benign purposes of American power — now appeared preposterous.”

From Harry S. Truman’s presidency to today, Bacevich argues, Americans have trumpeted the credo that they alone must “lead, save, liberate and ultimately transform the world.” That crusading mission is implemented by what Bacevich caustically calls “the sacred trinity”: “U.S. military power, the Pentagon’s global footprint and an American penchant for intervention.” This threatening posture might have made some sense in 1945, he says, but it is catastrophic today. It relegates America to “a condition of permanent national security crisis.”

Bacevich has two main targets in his sights. The first are the commissars of the national security establishment, who perpetuate these “Washington rules” of global dominance. By Washington, he means not just the federal government, but also a host of satraps who gain power, cash or prestige from this perpetual state of emergency: defense contractors, corporations, big banks, interest groups, think tanks, universities, television networks and The New York Times. He complains that an unthinking Washington consensus on global belligerence is just as strong among mainstream Democrats as among mainstream Republicans. Those who step outside this monolithic view, like Dennis Kucinich or Ron Paul, are quickly dismissed as crackpots, Bacevich says. This leaves no serious checks or balances against the overweening national security state.

Bacevich’s second target is the sleepwalking American public. He says that they notice foreign policy only in the depths of a disaster that, like Vietnam or Iraq, is too colossal to ignore. As he puts it, “The citizens of the United States have essentially forfeited any capacity to ask first-order questions about the fundamentals of national security policy.”

Bacevich is singularly withering on American public willingness to ignore those who do their fighting for them. He warns of “the evisceration of civic culture that results when a small praetorian guard shoulders the burden of waging perpetual war, while the great majority of citizens purport to revere its members, even as they ignore or profit from their service.” Here he has a particular right to be heard: on May 13, 2007, his son Andrew J. Bacevich Jr., an Army first lieutenant, was killed on combat patrol in Iraq. Bacevich does not discuss his tragic loss here, but wrote devastatingly about it at the time in The Washington Post: “Memorial Day orators will say that a G.I.’s life is priceless. Don’t believe it. I know what value the U.S. government assigns to a soldier’s life: I’ve been handed the check.”

Bacevich is less interested in foreign policy here (he offers only cursory remarks about the objectives and capabilities of countries like China, Russia, North Korea and Iran) than in the way he thinks militarism has corrupted America. In his acid account of the inexorable growth of the national security state, he emphasizes not presidents, who come and go, but the architects of the system that envelops them: Allen W. Dulles, who built up the C.I.A., and Curtis E. LeMay, who did the same for the Strategic Air Command. Both of them, Bacevich says, would get memorials on the Mall in Washington if we were honest about how the capital really works.

The mandarins thrived under John F. Kennedy, whose administration “was fixating on Fidel Castro with the same feverish intensity as the Bush administration exactly 40 years later was to fixate on Saddam Hussein — and with as little strategic logic.” The Washington consensualists were thrown badly off balance by defeat in Vietnam but, Bacevich says, soon regained their stride under Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton — setting the stage for George W. Bush. Barack Obama campaigned on change and getting out of Iraq, but when it comes to the war in Afghanistan or military budgets, he is, Bacevich insists, just another cat’s-paw for the Washington establishment: “Obama would not challenge the tradition that Curtis LeMay and Allen Dulles had done so much to erect.”

Bacevich sometimes overdoes the high dudgeon. He writes, “The folly and hubris of the policy makers who heedlessly thrust the nation into an ill-defined and open-ended ‘global war on terror’ without the foggiest notion of what victory would look like, how it would be won and what it might cost approached standards hitherto achieved only by slightly mad German warlords.” Which slightly mad German warlords exactly? Bacevich, an erudite historian, could mean some princelings or perhaps Kaiser Wilhelm II, but the standard reading will be Hitler.

And he underplays some of the ways in which Americans have resisted militarism. The all-volunteer force, for all its deep inequities, is a testament to American horror at conscription. He never mentions Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the great New York senator who fought government secrecy and quixotically tried to abolish the C.I.A. after the end of the cold war. Although Bacevich admires Dwight D. Eisenhower for his farewell address warning against the forces of the ­“military-industrial complex,” he slams Eisenhower for enabling those same forces as president. Yet the political scientist Aaron L. Friedberg and other scholars credit Eisenhower for resisting demands for huge boosts in defense spending.

Bacevich, in his own populist way, sees himself as updating a tradition — from George Washington and John Quincy Adams to J. William Fulbright and Martin Luther King Jr. — that calls on America to exemplify freedom but not actively to spread it. It isn’t every American’s tradition (and it offers pretty cold comfort to Poles, Rwandans and Congolese), but it’s one that’s necessary to keep the country from going off the rails. As foreign policy debates in the run-up to the November elections degenerate into Muslim-bashing bombast, the country is lucky to have a fierce, smart peace monger like ­Bacevich.

Gary J. Bass, a professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton, is the author of “Freedom’s Battle” and “Stay the Hand of Vengeance.”