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Study: Few Afghans know about 9/11, reason for war

92% of 1000 afghan men interviewed in Helmund and Kanhdahar provinces unaware of 9/11 according to UN study KABUL – Afghans in two crucial southern provinces are almost completely unaware of the September 11 attacks on the United States and

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Posted in Afghanistan, Reports/Studies/Books

Albanian Muslims risked their own lives to save Jews from Nazis during World War II

Creve Coeur, MO (KSDK) — With rising anti-Muslim sentiment across the country, an untold story is raising greater awareness about the Muslim faith and the teachings of the Quran. That awareness comes from an unlikely source: a small Jewish congregation

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Posted in Civil liberties and human rights, Europe, History, Islamophobia, Oppression, Peace, Reports/Studies/Books, War

Pentagon’s Biggest Lie? “No Surprises” Expected from WikiLeaks

The pre-leak spin by the Pentagon is that they have already disclosed everything important that will be revealed in the next WikiLeaks document super-dump. Obama’s Pentagon apparently believes that Americans are as gullible – if not mutton-headed – as the

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Posted in Defense, DOD, Iraq, Military, Reports/Studies/Books, US Foreign Policy

Minutes Show Fed Leaning Toward New Stimulus

WASHINGTON — A critical mass of officials at the Federal Reserve appear to favor taking new actions to reinvigorate the lagging recovery in the absence of clear signs of improvement in the economy, according to minutes of the central bank’s last

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Posted in Federal government, Money, Reports/Studies/Books

US, UK held secret Iraq war talks months before previously thought

United States and Britain held secret war talks with U.S. general 11 months before Iraq invasion America’s most senior general flew into Britain for top secret talks on the invasion of Iraq 11 months before the attack on Saddam Hussein’s

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Posted in Bush Adminisration, Iraq War, Reports/Studies/Books, United Kingdom, United States, US Foreign Policy

In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue

Deep inside the computer worm that some specialists suspect is aimed at slowing Iran’s race for a nuclear weapon lies what could be a fleeting reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament tale in which the Jews pre-empt

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Posted in Iran, Israel, Reports/Studies/Books, Technology, US Foreign Policy

Settlement freeze? It was barely a slowdown

What took place in the past few months is, in the best case scenario, not more than a negligible decrease in the number of housing units that were built in settlements. Dror Etkes The official statistics supplied by the Central

Posted in Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian Territories, Reports/Studies/Books, US Foreign Policy
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