Assange’s Case: A line between the American Empire and the rest of the world

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“Well, this is a classic case of what has changed over the last 20 years. And that is simply that the shape of the world is now empire vs. the rest of you. What I say here now is that Caesar has spoken. Caesar is the law. Caesar is the United States and the satraps overseas – the UK in the first instance, and now Sweden in the other, do the bidding of the empire. The country that has refused to do the bidding of the empire, Ecuador, is playing a very interesting role here. Their foreign minister said this morning that “we are not a British colony, and the days of colonialism are over. So what we see here is a playing out of the fact that there is a complete disrespect for international law.(…) This is unprecedented.”Ray McGovern, former CIA officer (1)

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Ron Paul: When will we attack Syria?

“In my opinion, all the evidence to justify this attack is bogus.
It is no more credible than the pretext given for the 2003 invasion of Iraq
or the 2011 attack on Libya.”

It’s time to bring our troops home
and establish a non-interventionist foreign policy,
which is the only road to peace and prosperity.”
Ron Paul

Floor Speech, Syria June 19 2012 – June 19 2012

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