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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

Obama Should Visit Gaza

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by Medea Benjamin

3 Jun 09 | ei

U.S. President Obama should visit the Gaza Strip to see the death and the destruction caused by Israel’s recent attacks.


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3 June 2009 at 4:06 pm

War With Iran: Has It Already Begun?

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by Justin Raimondo

3 Jun 09 | AWC

Obama talks peace with Iran, but what’s he doing under the radar? Read the rest of this entry »

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3 June 2009 at 3:50 pm

U.S. Out of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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by Ivan Eland

30 May 09 | AWC

Hillary Clinton’s blunt public statement that President Obama “wants to see a stop to settlements – not some settlements, not outposts, not natural growth exceptions” made for good headlines. The Israelis were shocked and upset that their slavish ally had acted slightly less obsequious and engaged in a public spat with them. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 June 2009 at 8:25 pm

Backlash Grows Against Obama’s Preventive Detention Proposal

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by Glenn Greenwald

25 May 09 | Salon

The backlash against President Obama’s extraordinary proposal for indefinite “preventive detention” — already widespread in the immediate aftermath of his speech — continues to grow. Read the rest of this entry »

U.N. Drafting Resolution Against North Korea; Pyongyang Threatens South Korea

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26-28 May 09 | PTV, RT, AJE and LAT

The U.N. Security Council says it needs “some time” to finalize a resolution sanctioning North Korea for its latest nuclear and ballistic missile tests.


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28 May 2009 at 11:23 am

What You Know About Iran is Wrong

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by Fareed Zakaria

23 May 09 | Newsweek

They may not want the bomb and many other unexpected truths. Read the rest of this entry »

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26 May 2009 at 4:34 pm