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

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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 Facebook page. Reuters also notes […]

An attack on Tehran would be madness. So don’t rule it out

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An attack on Tehran would be madness. So don’t rule it out Robert Fisk After invading Iraq over weapons of mass destruction, we plan to clap as Israel bombs Iran If Israel really attacks Iran this year, it – and the Americans – will be more dotty than their enemies think. True, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is […]

Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex – The Economics of Incarceration in the USA

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Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex – The Economics of Incarceration in the USA Nile Bowie Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex: The Economics of Incarceration in the USA. For every 100,000 Americans, 743 citizens sit behind bars For anyone paying attention, there is no shortage of issues that fundamentally challenge the underpinning moral infrastructure of American […]

Officials: CIA to Stay in Iraq, Afghanistan for Years After Wars

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Officials: CIA to Stay in Iraq, Afghanistan for Years After Wars Jason Ditz Baghdad-Based CIA Spying on Maliki Government US officials said today the CIA is planning to maintain a large and secretive presence inside both Iraq and Afghanistan long after the US occupations of those nations end. In Iraq, which US troops have already left, […]

Marine gets no jail time in killing of 24 Iraqi civilians

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What role has US Intelligence played in Tibetan riots in history? The Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) involvement in channeling covert support to the Tibetan secessionists goes back to the mid-1950s. The Dalai Lama was on the CIA’s payroll from the late 1950s until 1974: The CIA conducted a large scale covert action campaign against Chinese […]

US: Number of Aging Prisoners Soaring

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US: Number of Aging Prisoners Soaring Corrections Officials Ill-Prepared to Run Geriatric Facilities (New York) – Aging men and women are the most rapidly growing group in US prisons, and prison officials are hard-pressed to provide them appropriate housing and medical care, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Because of their higher […]

The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now

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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 basic freedoms in […]

ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA

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ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA Stephen Lendman Internet freedom’s on the line. SOPA and PIPA threatened Net Neutrality and free expression. So does ACTA. More on it below. For now, the largest online protest in Internet history got Congress to abandon SOPA and PIPA for now but not permanently. Expect resurrection in modified form. […]

The Big Chill

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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 investigation of […]

US Politics Reaches New Low

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US Politics Reaches New Low Obama Campaign Video Says U.S.-Israel Bond ‘Unbreakable’ Barak Ravid January 21, 2012 “Haaretz” —  President Barack Obama’s November presidential campaign is gaining momentum. As well as securing massive donations to the tune of 3 million dollars in the last few days, the first campaign video dealing with Obama’s Israel policy […]

Military Attorney Was Accused of “Smuggling” Anti-Guantanamo Literature to Detainee

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Military Attorney Was Accused of “Smuggling” Anti-Guantanamo Literature to Detainee Jason Leopold Military attorney says false allegation preceded Guantanamo commander’s recent order authorizing a team of Pentagon contractors to reveiw privileged, attorney-client communications. But was the claim leveled to justify the new policy? Early last month, Air Force Capt. Michael Schwartz was summoned into the […]

Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel

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Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel The Blockbusters Uri Avnery January 21, 2012 “Information Clearing House” —  “ISRAEL HAS no foreign policy, only a domestic policy,” Henry Kissinger once remarked. This has probably been more or less true of every country since the advent of democracy. Yet in Israel, this seems even truer. (Ironically, it could almost […]