Terrorism watch

"Evenhanded use of the "terrorist" label would mean sometimes affixing it directly on the U.S. government. During the past decade, from Iraq to Sudan to Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan, Pentagon missiles have destroyed the lives of civilians just as innocent as those who perished on September 11, 2001. If journalists dare not call that "terrorism," then maybe the word should be retired from the media lexicon."

Carl Boggs

" ... the United States, for generations, has sustained two parallel but opposed states of mind about military atrocities and human rights: one of U.S. benevolence, generally held by the public, and the other of ends-justify-the-means brutality sponsored by counterinsurgency specialists. Normally the specialists carry out their actions in remote locations with little notice in the national press. That allows the public to sustain its faith in a just America, while hard-nosed security and economic interests are still protected in secret. "

Robert Parry, investigative reporter and author


Terrorism Statistics

'Whether the attackers are acting on their own or on the orders of their governments, whether they are regulars or irregulars, if the attack is against civilians, then they must be considered as terrorists."

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia, Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) meeting, March 2002

September 11th, 2001 - New York City

Western Terror: Potosi to Baghdad - origins of culture of terror

"Terrorism is the intentional use of, or threat to use violence against civilians or against civilian targets, in order to attain political aims."

Boaz Ganor, writer


State Terrorism

State Terrorism and the United States - Frederick Gareau
State Terrorism - No-Nonsense guide - Jonathan Barker
Real Terror Network, The - Edward S. Herman
Blowback - Chalmers Johnson

Making the World Safe for Hypocrisy
Friendly Dictators
Dying of Shame - U.S. embargo of Iraq
Terrorist State
Their Terrorists or Ours - Edward S. Herman
Documented Complicity - U.S. & Pinochet

The Threat Of Global State Terrorism
A Double Standard on Terrorism
The Washington Axis of Evil
On the Preeminence of State Terrorism, Past and Present (2/06)


False Flag Operations - State Terror

An Introduction to False Flag Terror
History of American False Flag Operations
10 false flags operations that shaped our world (3/07)
FDR, Pearl Harbor and the U.N. (6/07)


9-11 - Noam Chomsky
American Conspiracies - Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies that the Government Tells Us - Jesse Ventura with Dick Russell
America's "War on Terrorism" - Michel Chossudovsky
Blowback - Chalmers Johnson
Hidden Terrors
Politics of Cruelty, The - Kate Millett

Real Terror Network, The - Edward S. Herman
September 11 and the U.S. War
State Terrorism and the United States - Frederick Gareau

State Terrorism - No-Nonsense guide - Jonathan Barker
Terrorism, No-Nonsense guide to - Jonathan Barker
Terrorism and the Constitution
Terrorism and War - Howard Zinn
Terrorism Trap, The - Michael Parenti
Unspeakable Acts, Ordinary People

"Terrorism has become a sort of screen created since the end of the Cold War by policymakers in Washington ... It is fabricated to keep the population afraid and insecure, and to justify what the United States wishes to do globally."

Edward Said, Palestinian activist and author


It Never Happened
George H.W. Bush, the CIA & a Case of State Terrorism
They call all resistance "terrorism" - Edward Said
Global Rogue State - the United States

" I can teach you about torture, but sooner or later you'll have to get involved. You'll have to lay on your hands and try it yourselves ... The precise pain, in the precise place, in the precise amount, for the desired effect.''

Head of the US Office of Public Safety (OPS) mission in Uruguay in 1981, teaching classes in the art of torture

Time for a US Truth Commission
U.S. Anti-Terrorist Act - Free Speech and Assembly Act?
School of the Americas: School of Assassins, USA
Textbook Repression: US training manuals declassified
Torture 101 in the US School of the Americas (SOA)

The Biggest Secret
The War on Terror: the other victims - John Pilger


" If they do it it's terrorism, if we do it, it's fighting for freedom. "

Anthony Quainton, U.S.Ambassador to Nicaragua, 1984, asked to explain how such U.S. actions as the mining of Nicaragua's harbors and bombing of airports differed from the acts of terrorism that the U.S. condemned around the world

Dying of Shame - U.S. embargo of Iraq
US Sacrifice at Indonesian Alter -- East Timor
The Long Secret Alliance: Uncle Sam and Pol Pot
Project X, drugs and death squads
Death Squads in El Salvador - a pattern of US complicity
US intervention in Cambodia
Secret Collaboration: US and South Africa Foment Terrorist Wars
Terrorism Over Tripoli
Dirty Peace (Argentina)

"We declared a state of siege so we could kill legally."

Efrain Rios Montt, "born-again Christian" military dictator of Guatemala in the 1980s, enthusiatically supported by the Reagan Administration

Terrorist State
Their Terrorists or Ours - Edward S. Herman
Good and Bad Genocide - Edward S. Herman
The Chile Coup: The U.S. Hand
No Place To Hide - Pinochet
Argentina's Dapper State Terrorist - Videla
Pol Pot And Kissinger - On war criminality and impunity
Colombia - Culture of Fear - Chomsky
The Pinochet Principle: Who's Next?
Kissinger and Pinochet
Sanctions as Siege Warfare
Documented Complicity - U.S. & Pinochet
Disguise and deny - torture
When Do Demonstrators Become Terrorists?
How to Be Tough on Terrorism - Robert B. Reich
The Threat Of Global State Terrorism

"There is never any justification for acts of terror against innocent civilians."

Rabbi Michael Lerner

Are You a Terrorist ?
Collateral Murder
The Politicization of Terror
A Double Standard on Terrorism
The Washington Axis of Evil
The Return of the Cold War "Terrorists"
Terrorism: The Way It Works
Terrorism's Threat to Globalization
Bioterror - Manufacturing Wars the American Way - ed. E Ray & W Schaap
On the Preeminence of State Terrorism, Past and Present (2/06)
The Terror America Wrought [Hiroshima, 1945] (8/07)
Remember Gaza: One of History's Terror Bombing Victims (1/09)

Foreign Policy and Pentagon


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