[Marxism] "Lenin" at mrzine.org
furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Wed Aug 10 15:00:39 MDT 2005
A sighting of "Lenin" at mrzine.org. "Lenin" begins very provocatively:
The Slaying of Jean Charles de Menezes
by Richard Seymour
There was a remarkable moment in London last month when the Israeli
Defence Force looked more restrained than the Metropolitan Police.
Having shot an unarmed civilian in the head seven times (and once in
the shoulder), the Metropolitan Police was suddenly obliged to
explain to the public a policy that had been decided on in secret.
The guidelines of Operation Kratos, designed in response to 9/11,
said that suspected suicide bombers must be shot in the head. This
was necessary, the police said, in order to stop hand movement. If an
officer is reasonably certain he is faced with a suicide bomber, he
must destroy the brain "instantly, utterly," as former Met Police
commissioner Lord Stevens explained to the News of the World tabloid.
1 That weekend, the IDF -- who helped train UK police in handling
suicide bombers2 -- managed to intercept a would-be suicide bomber
and prevent him from detonating himself. No shots were fired; a man
with an explosives belt strapped to him left the scene alive.3
FULL TEXT: <http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/seymour100805.html>
I hope for more "Lenin" sightings at mrzine.org.
* Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: <http://montages.blogspot.com/2005/07/mahmoud-
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