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Israel Teams With Terror Group to Kill Iran’s Nuclear Scientists, U.S. officials tell NBC News

Richard Engel and Robert Windrem
NBC News

February 09, 2012 “NBC” — Deadly attacks on Iranian nuclear scientists are being carried out by an Iranian dissident group that is financed, trained and armed by Israel’s secret service… Continue reading

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Washington Reaps the Rewards of Its “Arab Spring” Destabilization Campaign

US-Funded Tunisian President Prepares to Withdraw Recognition of Syrian Government

Tony Cartalucci

On February 5, 2012 – Reuters reported, “Tunisia “to withdraw recognition” of Syria government,” and specifically that newly appointed Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki made the announcement on his
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The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now

John Pilger

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange talks to demonstrators while leaving a court appearance for a verdict on an extradition request in London, February 24, 2011.

This week’s Supreme Court hearing in the Julian Assange case has profound meaning for the preservation of… Continue reading

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The Big Chill

Laura Rozen

Achill has taken hold lately among both government officials and the US media. It comes in the wake of a US district court’s decision to jail a New York Times reporter for refusing to reveal to a grand jury her sources in the Bush Administration and the FBI… Continue reading

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United States Department of State
Office of Inspector General
Report of Audit

Documents

In March of 1992 US State Department inspector general Sherman Funk issued a classified report about illegal Israeli transfers of US military technology.  The report finds Israel “is systematically violating U.S. arms control laws.”  The “Blue… Continue reading

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Arms-Export Reports Further Strain U.S.-Israeli Ties

Thomas L. Friedman

A series of charges this week that Israel has improperly re-exported American arms technologies to countries such as China and South Africa have rocked the already tense relations between the United States and Israel.

Administration officials have confirmed a detailed report by The… Continue reading

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Beating Up on Chavez

Stephen Lendman

Since inaugurated in February 1999, he’s faced open US hostility, including by go-along major media scoundrels.

New York Times writer Simon Romero’s among them. On January 6, he and William Neuman played both Chavez and Iranian cards headlining, “Increasingly Isolated, Iranian Leader Set to Visit Allies,”… Continue reading