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Military Admits ‘Errors’ in Civilian Bombing in Afghanistan, But Still Defends the Attacks and Warns of Greater Casualities

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3 Jun 09 | Rebel Reports and LAT

The attack in Farah province killed as many as 140 Afghan civilians. The U.S. military says errors were made, but insists the “targets” “posed legitimate threats to Afghan or American forces.”

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3 June 2009 at 4:23 pm

U.S. Troops Arrest Afghan Reporter

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3 Jun 09 | BBC

An Afghan journalist working for a prominent independent radio station in the province of Khost has been arrested by American soldiers. Read the rest of this entry »

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3 June 2009 at 4:14 pm

Bin Laden Attacks Obama Policies

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3 Jun 09 | AJE

Osama bin Laden, the leader of al-Qaeda leader, has accused Barack Obama, the U.S. president, of following the policy of his predecessor George Bush in “antagonising Muslims”.


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3 June 2009 at 3:38 pm

Poll: Most Americans Against Closing Gitmo; Dems Fund Wars, IMF, Not Gitmo Closing

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2 Jun 09 | PTV and Raw Story

Two-thirds of Americans are against closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with even more rejecting the idea of relocating its detainees to U.S. prisons. Read the rest of this entry »

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2 June 2009 at 9:56 pm

In Change of Tactics, U.N. Now Hopes for ‘Flood of Drugs’ in Afghanistan

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31 May 09 | AWC News

U.N. Drug Chief: “There will be so much opium inside Afghanistan.” Read the rest of this entry »

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1 June 2009 at 11:04 pm

Posted in Afghanistan, Pakistan, UN

Eavesdropping Case Tests Obama Vows on Secrecy

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by William Fisher

1 Jun 09 | IPS

Despite President Barack Obama’s formation of a new task force to review government secrecy, and an ongoing investigation into use of the so-called “state secrets doctrine”, lawyers for the new administration refused last week to disclose information on the government’s use of warrantless wiretaps and backed legislation to block the release of photos of prisoner abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 June 2009 at 6:39 pm

Watching Obama Morph Into Dick Cheney

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by Paul Craig Roberts

21 May 09 | AWC

America has lost her soul, and so has her president. Read the rest of this entry »

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21 May 2009 at 1:04 am

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