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Israel Warns Rachel Corrie To Stop Before Reaching Gaza Blockade

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June 4, 2010: Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem and Toby Green / The Independent – June 5, 2010

Israel yesterday served notice that an Irish pro-Palestinian aid ship would not be allowed to fulfil its goal of reaching the Gaza coast this morning. The Rachel Corrie was last night pressing on towards the enclave, following the original flotilla that was halted by Israeli commandos at the cost of nine lives on Monday.

Israel issued a last-minute public appeal to the vessel, carrying 1,000 tons of aid supplies and 11 passengers, including the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Maguire, to dock instead at the Israeli port of Ashdod. “There is a maritime blockade on Gaza,” Yossi Gal, the director general of the Foreign Ministry, told reporters here yesterday. Mr Gal said that if the ship wen to Ashdod it would not be boarded and the cargo would be transferred to Gaza once it had been inspected to ensure that there were no weapons on board. But Ms Maguire made it clear yesterday that the ship would continue on its course, stressing that activists would not resist Israeli forces if they boarded.

She told The Independent yesterday afternoon: “We are 150 miles off the coast of Gaza, heading straight in the direction of Gaza and we hope to be there tomorrow morning by 9 o’clock. Everybody is fine and totally united in our desire to take the cargo boat to Gaza.”

The Nobel Prize winner said the cargo had been inspected by officials in Ireland before it left and the hull had since been sealed. “We are carrying just humanitarian aid,” Ms Maguire said. “We have said if someone from the UN wishes to come forward and inspect the cargo then we would be open to that, but we want then to sail forward into Gaza with our aid.

Israeli officials have indicated they are not expecting any repeat of the violence which erupted on the Turkish Mavi Marmara passenger ship on Monday when naval commandos opened fire, killing nine. Israel says they did so only after what they described as an onslaught by a hard core of extremists who attacked the troops with knives, metal rods and two pistols snatched from the commandos.

Violent attacks on the first troops to arrive on the upper deck are borne out on videos released by the Israeli military and Turkish TV. But IHH, the Turkish group which helped to fund and organise the flotilla, and was outlawed by Israel in 2008 for its alleged ties with Hamas, has denied that passengers fired on the commandos.

Yedhiot Ahronot, Israel’s largest selling newspaper, reported yesterday that the Israeli military had also taken possession of footage showing peaceful activists trying to prevent violent fellow-passengers from attacking the soldiers. The paper said that one of the passengers, apparently an Arab, is seen holding a club and seeking to fend off the assault on the troops. An Israeli military spokesman could not confirm existence of the tapes yesterday.

The Rachel Corrie was supposed to be part of the orginal flotilla but had returned to Ireland a week ago after developing a propeller fault which the Free Gaza movement, one of the flotilla’s organizers had suggested was the result of sabotage. That possibility was reinforced this week when Colonel Itzik Turgeman, a senior IDF officer hinted to the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs Committee that some of the vessels – though not the Mavi Marmara –had been tampered with to halt them far from the Gaza or Israeli coast.

But Israeli ministers have began considering steps to ease the three-year embargo on Gaza, which has aroused a new wave of international criticism in the wake of Monday’s raid. Amid signs that US officials are becoming impatient with Israel’s policy towards Gaza, President Barack Obama stressed his understanding of Israel’s security concerns, but added: “On the other hand, you’ve got a blockage up that is preventing people in Palestinian Gaza from having job opportunities and being able to create businesses and engage in trade and have opportunity for the future.” He also predicted that Israel would agree to an “effective” investigation “of international standards”. Although some ministers support an investigation, Defence Minister Ehud Barak has been resisting.

Israel’s economic relationship with Turkey has been severely threatened. Taner Yildiz, Turkey’s minister of energy and natural resources, has said there will be no new energy or water projects with Israel until relations between the two countries improve.


The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: If Israeli commandos attack the Rachel Corrie in the same terrorist fashion as the Mavi Marmara, and the US and UN again stand idly by as another act of piracy and international war crime is commited by the State of Zionism, the European Union as well as the UN could shatter like fine crystal glass and spark WWIII… – SJH  

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BP One Of Several Big Oil Companies Vying For Iraq’s Oil Reserves

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June 4, 2010: Ben Lando / Time Online – June 2, 2010

Iraq has a dream: it wants to be bigger than Saudi Arabia. In seven years, Baghdad envisions itself overtaking its neighbor to the south as the world’s largest petroleum producer. That means Baghdad must ramp up output from the current 2.4 million barrels per day to more than 12.5 million. To do that, it is seeking billions in investment from foreign oil companies — among them BP, the British company fighting to contain an oil spill in another gulf halfway across the globe.

To help promote the cause, the U.S. government organized a field trip last week to the deserts of southern Iraq, where the landmines of 20th century wars are being cleared and massive modern rigs are being brought in. This is the region that produces 80% of the country’s oil. Major General Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. forces in southern Iraq, towered over dozens of fellow visitors on a recent dusty morning in the Rumaila oil field in Iraq’s oil capital Basra province. With U.S. Ambassador Christopher Hill nearby, Brooks chatted up the president of Iraq operations for BP. In November BP signed a contract along with Chinese partners to develop the field. Rumaila was first drilled by BP a half century ago, but the company, along with other foreign oil companies, was kicked out in the 1970s when Iraq nationalized its oil sector. (See a video of the road to Basra.)

BP, like many major oil companies, has been providing training for free to Iraq since 2003. Now, with a contract signed to develop the country’s largest field, the company has opened an office within the British consulate on the U.S. base in Basra and is preparing to open a full-fledged work camp at the Rumaila field itself. (See where Iraq and Iran meet uneasily.)

Other companies who were on the field trip included Shell and Italy’s Eni, as well as representatives of the British, Japanese, Italian and Dutch governments. The tour caught up with a rig in Rumaila as giant drill bits were being packed up, having days earlier hit the pay zone: oil untouched for millions of years ready to be brought to surface. Iraq boasts the world’s third largest proven reserves, with many more to be found, if foreign oil companies pour in money.

As the U.S. continues its troop withdrawal, it is using its remaining days to ensure that Iraq’s only cash crop maintains enough growth to help sustain the country. “Is it the only thing that’s important? Of course not,” said Hill. “They need infrastructure, they need electricity, they need agriculture. But this would give the country the means to deal with these other issues. That’s why there should be this added focus on making sure this happens.”

Oil earned Iraq $39 billion last year and $20 billion so far this year — 95% of state revenue. It is still not enough, however, to cover the country’s basic budget needs. But it is the only real resource the country has to sell at the moment. “One should never talk about any one thing being the savior of anything,” said U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill. But, he adds, “if you do the math, you can see [oil] is a complete game changer for Iraq in terms of its national income.”

The Oil Ministry has just signed its 11th contract with international oil companies since November; the companies include BP, Shell, Eni, Exxon Mobil, Chinese National Petroleum Corp., and Russia’s Gazprom. It is now getting ready to auction three natural gas fields to the highest bidder in September. All of this bolsters the need for improved security in a country still struggling to form a government after the disputed March elections. “There is a need for sufficient security so that economic development can take root. Once it does, it creates security” via jobs and added revenues, said Brooks.

There are numerous technical and political obstacles in the way. Recent closed door meetings on a U.S. base in Basra involving officials from foreign governments, oil firms and Iraqi state oil and private business companies highlighted issues such as inadequate entry points for massive oil industry cargo, inconsistent customs procedures, and the inability for non-Iraqi experts and laborers to get work visas. Meanwhile, OPEC members, led by rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, will soon demand Iraq rejoin the quota system that helps the cartel manage the price of oil. Iraq has been absent from OPEC for 30 years due to wars and sanctions. At the same time, Iraqi nationalists are wary of too strong a foreign presence, and the possibility that the oil efforts will take funding away from other crucial sectors of the economy and social programs. There are estimates that more than $50 billion is needed to repair and expand the oil infrastructure to support the government’s envisioned oil boom — money that could otherwise be used for electricity, housing, hospitals and sewage.

Nationalists are also wary that the oil blessing may also be a curse if the benefits do not trickle down to the people of Iraq. They point to Nigeria, where oil deals benefit everyone but the average citizen, foreign investment is sabotaged and workers kidnapped.

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Is there any more question as to the real motive to invade, decimate, and slaughter over one million innocent Iraqi citizens?SJH

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Eugenicist Bill Gates To Attend Sitges 2010 Bilderberg Conference

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June 4, 2010: Paul Joseph Watson & Steve Watson / Prison – June 4, 2010

Microsoft founder Bill Gates will join fellow elitists for the first time at the 2010 Bilderberg conference currently taking place in Sitges Spain, after he apparently attempted to pull a bait and switch by pretending to attend another event before being forced to admit to journalists that he will give a speech at the globalist confab.

Gates let slip that he would make his debut at Bilderberg after being asked by journalists from 20 Minutos, a free Spanish newspaper which is published daily in numerous Spanish cities as well as others around the world.

According to the report, Gates told reporters, “I’m one of those who will be present,” adding that he will take part in a debate with fellow globalists on the subjects of “energy and the needs of the poorest,” as well as climate change, renewable energy and the economic crisis. Indicating that he will also give a speech to the Bilderberg elitists, Gates said, “I hope not to bore.” It appears as though Gates initially tried to throw reporters off the scent by claiming he was in Barcelona to attend a Global Health Institute conference which was then mysteriously “cancelled”.

The translation of the Spanish report can be read here. Gates’ presence at the elite confab was also confirmed by the German news agency DPA.

The Spanish report also confirms that Spain’s Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero will attend the conference this afternoon, where he will be joined by Queen Beatrix of Holland, ECB Chairman Jean Claude Trichet as well as former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Rumsfeld has sporadically attended Bilderberg meetings in the past but he is not a regular visitor to the annual gatherings. For Gates, this is his first time at the conference although his wife Melinda is a regular attendee.

Both Gates and Rumsfeld’s presence at this year’s event indicates that some very important developments are set to unfold over the course of the next 12 months, particularly with regard to Iran as well as the global warming agenda, which has been on the ropes since the Climategate scandal and the failed Copenhagen summit in December. Gates’ Bilderberg presentation will also likely include information about his eugenicist projects to lower global population figures.

During a recent TED conference, an organization which is sponsored by one of the largest toxic waste polluters on the planet, Gates told the audience that vaccines need to be used to reduce world population figures in order to solve global warming and lower CO2 emissions to almost zero. Stating that the global population was heading towards 9 billion, Gates said, “If we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services (abortion), we could lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 per cent.”

Quite how an improvement in health care and vaccines that supposedly save lives would lead to a lowering in global population is an oxymoron, unless Gates is referring to vaccines that sterilize people, which is precisely the same method advocated in White House science advisor John P. Holdren’s 1977 textbook Ecoscience, which calls for a dictatorial “planetary regime” to enforce draconian measures of population reduction via all manner of oppressive techniques, including sterilization.

Gates’ eugenicist zeal is shared by his fellow Bilderberg elitists, many of whom have advocated draconian policies of population control in their own public speeches and writings. Indeed, the Rockefeller family funded eugenics research in Germany through the Kaiser-Wilhelm Institutes in Berlin and Munich. The Rockefeller Foundation praised Hitler’s sterilization program in Nazi Germany. David Rockefeller attended the first Bilderberg meeting in 1954 and is now the head of Bilderberg’s “steering committee”. A joint World Health Organization-Rockefeller inoculation program against tetanus in Nicaragua, Mexico and the Philippines in the early 1990’s was in fact a covert trial on using vaccines to medically abort women’s babies.

“Comite Pro Vida de Mexico, a Roman Catholic lay organization, became suspicious of the motives behind the WHO program and decided to test numerous vials of the vaccine and found them to contain human Chorionic Gonadotrophin, or hCG,” writes historian F. William Engdahl in his article, Bill Gates And Neo-Eugenics: Vaccines To Reduce Population. “That was a curious component for a vaccine designed to protect people against lock-jaw arising from infection with rusty nail wounds or other contact with certain bacteria found in soil. The tetanus disease was indeed, also rather rare. It was also curious because hCG was a natural hormone needed to maintain a pregnancy. However, when combined with a tetanus toxoid carrier, it stimulated formation of antibodies against hCG, rendering a woman incapable of maintaining a pregnancy, a form of concealed abortion. Similar reports of vaccines laced with hCG hormones came from the Philippines and Nicaragua.”

Gates recently announced that he would be funding a sterilization program that would use sharp blasts of ultrasound directed against a man’s scrotum to render him infertile for six months. “The foundation has funded a new “sweat-triggered vaccine delivery” program based on nanoparticles penetrating human skin. The technology is described as a way to “…develop nanoparticles that penetrate the skin through hair follicles and burst upon contact with human sweat to release vaccines,” writes health researcher Mike Adams.

Gates is likely to be asked by other Bilderbergers how to get the global warming carbon tax agenda back on track after a drastic plummet in the credibility of climate change alarmists since the Climategate scandal broke. Part of Bilderberg’s agenda to usher in a “post-industrial revolution” revolves around mandating western countries to adopt disastrous “green economy” initiatives, which as Spain has painfully experienced at first hand, cost over 2.2 jobs for every “green” job created.

The carbon tax agenda is also about enforcing a consumption tax which will drastically reduce living standards and leave people more concerned about feeding their families with little time to worry about Bilderberg’s undemocratic scheming, something the Bilderberg hierarchy are keen to oversee in an effort to squash the growing global awareness of Bilderberg and the new world order, because they view “people with income” as “a threat” to their plans for world government.

Watch Bill Gates’ comments on using vaccines to lower global population in the clip below…

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Like father like son. Bill Gates’ father was a co-founder of what is now called Planned Parenthood, another eugenics front organization for depopulation… – SJH

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