Posts tagged with ‘WikiLeaks’

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Pentagon Knowingly Exposed U.S. Soldiers To Toxic Waste: Leaked Memo

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Pentagon Knowingly Exposed U.S. Soldiers To Toxic Waste: Leaked Memo Stuart Whatley The Pentagon allegedly endangered U.S. soldiers by implementing and covering-up dangerously toxic waste-incineration practices at Balad Airbase in Iraq during years past, as revealed in a leaked Air Force memo [PDF]. Raw Story, which first reported the leak, writes this: The document, written […]

US WikiLeaks Soldier Manning Court-Martialed

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US WikiLeaks Soldier Manning Court-Martialed The Voice of America (VOA) The U.S. Army has ordered a court-martial for a low-ranking intelligence analyst charged with passing classified documents to WikiLeaks. A military spokeswoman said Friday the Army approved a recommendation that Private First Class Bradley Manning stand trial. A date for the trial has not yet […]

CHOMSKY on WIKILEAKS

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CHOMSKY on WIKILEAKS Noam Chomsky “Julian Assange should be congratulated for carrying out the responsibilities of a citizen in democratic societies, where the population should be aware of what their selected representatives are doing and planning. The Wikileaks revelations have surely advanced such awareness and understanding, and are a valuable contribution for that reason”. [To […]

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. […]

Terror Attacks, U.S.-Israeli War Games Raise the Prospects for War with Iran

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Terror Attacks, U.S.-Israeli War Games Raise the Prospects for War with Iran Tom Burghardt Amid rising tensions over bogus Western claims that Iran plans to build nuclear weapons, upcoming American war games with Israel have the potential of escalating into a deadly confrontation. A miscalculation, or deliberate provocation by the West designed to maneuver the […]

Bradley Manning gets a billboard in Washington

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Bradley Manning gets a billboard in Washington Julie Tate Bradley Manning has had T-shirts, bumper stickers and posterscreated in his honor, and now he has a billboard in Washington. Supporters of the Army private accused of providing a trove of U.S. government secrets to WikiLeaks have erected a billboard along New York Avenue NE in […]