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7 June 2009 at 11:38 am

Obama Hints at Iran’s Citizen Nuclear Program Being ‘Legitimate’; Barak Calls for Tougher Sanctions on Iranians

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2 Jun 09 | Ha’aretz and PTV

United States President Barack Obama reiterated that Iran may have some right to nuclear energy – provided it takes steps to prove its aspirations are peaceful.


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2 June 2009 at 10:33 pm

Ex-Inmate Recalls Days of Abuse at Abu Ghraib

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21 May 09 | CNN (video)

  • Man says he was held naked in Abu Ghraib prison during 2003 abuse of inmates
  • He says he saw guards stack naked prisoners in a pile and take photos
  • The man also says he was held in an Iraqi jail where he was beaten, tortured
  • He has never been charged with a crime


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21 May 2009 at 6:07 pm

Local Banks Face Big Losses, Bailout to ‘Leave Taxpayer Dollars on the Table’

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20 May 09 | WSJ and NYT

Journal study of 940 lenders shows potential for deep hit on commercial property. Read the rest of this entry »

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20 May 2009 at 10:47 am

Did Newly Announced Top Afghan General Run ‘Cheney’s Assassination Wing’, Cover Up Tillman Murder?

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12 May 09 | Raw Story

It was reported on Tuesday that Lieutenant General Stanley McChrystal will be taking over command of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, pending Senate approval. Read the rest of this entry »

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12 May 2009 at 2:11 pm

Sri Lanka ‘Bloodbath’ Hits Last Standing Hospital

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12 May 09 | PTV and AJE

The humanitarian crisis in northern Sri Lanka deepens with the death of 47 civilians in an attack on a temporary hospital.


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12 May 2009 at 11:33 am

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Obama Justice Dept. Won’t Prosecute Bush Lawyers Who Authored Torture Memos

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6 May 09 | LAT

In a draft report, Justice Department investigators are said to recommend against charges for Bush administration lawyers, instead advocating possible state disciplinary action against 2 of them. Read the rest of this entry »

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6 May 2009 at 3:16 pm