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Latest mosque issue: The money trail

First there was the battle over the mosque. Now there’s the battle over who’s funding the mosque and the campaign against it. The fact that it’s not easy to figure out where proponents and opponents of the mosque project in

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Posted in Neocons

What a coincidence: Bush team ‘agreed plan to attack the Taliban the DAY BEFORE September 11’

The day before the September 11 attacks, the Bush administration agreed on a plan to oust the Taliban regime in Afghanistan by force if it refused to hand over Osama bin Laden, according to a report by a bipartisan commission

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Posted in Afghanistan, Bush Adminisration, DOD, George W. Bush, History, Iraq, Neocons, New World Order, Reports/Studies/Books, Top Secret, US Foreign Policy, War, War on Terror

Secret Assault on Terrorism Widens on Two Continents

In a dozen countries — including in North Africa, Pakistan and former Soviet republics — the United States has significantly increased military and intelligence operations. This article is by Scott Shane, Mark Mazzetti and Robert F. Worth. WASHINGTON — At

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Posted in Defense, GeoPolitics, International Relations, Neocons, New World Order, Reports/Studies/Books, US Foreign Policy, War on Terror

Unconditional support for Israel ‘is dangerous’, say leading European Jews

Anti-settlement petition signed by Bernard Henri-Lévy and others causes division in Jewish community More than 3,000 European Jews, including prominent intellectuals, have signed a petition speaking out against Israeli settlement policies and warning that systematic support for the Israeli government

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Posted in Activism, Dipomacy, EU, France, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Neocons, Reports/Studies/Books, US - Israel relations

Blackwater Indictments Are Like Al Capone Going Down for Tax Evasion

by Jeremy Scahill From the first days of the launch of the so-called “war on terror,” Blackwater has been at the epicenter of some of the most secretive operations conducted by US forces globally. It has worked on government assassination

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Posted in Defense, DOD, Neocons, Reports/Studies/Books, US Foreign Policy, War on Terror

Families of Iraq war dead voice anger at ‘smirking’ Blair

Former prime minister accused of ‘not facing up to facts’ as he gives evidence to Chilcot inquiry The families of British military personnel killed in Iraq condemned Tony Blair’s performance before the Chilcot inquiry today, accusing him of being disrespectful.

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Posted in History, Iraq War, Legal, Neocons, United Kingdom, War Crimes

Tom Ridge: I Was Pressured To Raise Terror Alert To Help

In a new book, former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge reveals new details on politicization under President Bush, reports US News & World Report’s Paul Bedard. Among other things, Ridge admits that he was pressured to raise the terror

Posted in American Politics, Bush Adminisration, Department of Homeland Security, Federal government, Neocons, Republicans, United States, War on Terror
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