Information Clearing House Archive         For the Month of June 2003 – Part 1
6/02 US FCC Loosens Media Ownership Limits

http://reuters.com/financeNewsArticle.jhtml?type=mergersNews&storyID=2863142

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Mega Media Madness:

The FCC's decision was the product of a corrupt process that was awash in special-interest money.

http://www.tompaine.com/feature2.cfm/ID/7952

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Noam Chomsky speaks at the University of the District of Columbia.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3591.htm

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Leave Iraq, Tribesmen and Sacked Troops Tell U.S.

Thousands of sacked Iraqi soldiers threatened Monday to launch suicide attacks against U.S. troops as leaders of the country's squabbling tribes told the Americans they could face war if they did not leave soon.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20030602/wl_nm/iraq_army_dc_6

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John Pilger: THE NEW RULERS OF THE WORLD?

Globalization. You hear about it on TV and you read about it in the papers. We are all part of one big global village, where national borders and national identities no longer matter. But what is globalization? And where is this global village?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3586.htm

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US 'To Appoint Iraqi Leadership'

US officials in Baghdad say they may scrap plans to allow Iraqi groups to elect an interim administration.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2954830.stm

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PM's Deceit Sacrificed British Lives:

"The Prime Minister sacrificed British lives on the basis of a deceit - and it stinks,"

http://tinyurl.com/d99h

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Blair Lied To Cabinet And Made Secret War Pact With US

http://politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,968599,00.html

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Weapons Are Not All That Is Missing

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,968502,00.html

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Al-Qaeda Operatives May Be In US, Say Officials:

Al-Qaeda had not only survived the US-led crackdown against it, but was exploiting loopholes found in its pursuers' tactics, officials in Washington said.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/01/1054406076608.html

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News from Nowhere:

The invasion trashed what had taken almost 100 years to create, the principle that we lived in a world ruled by law.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3584.htm

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Instead of Going Home, G.I.'s Get a New Mission:

"They almost feel betrayed. You put a nice prize in front of them and now you yank it away from them."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3590.htm

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Robert Fisk: The Troops Are Afraid To Go Out At Night

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3585.htm

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Halliburton Pays $6m Claim:

Texan oil services company agrees to settle a series of lawsuits that allege questionable accounting practices while company was being run by US vice-president Dick Cheney.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/story/0,3604,968446,00.html

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Washington Wants Change In Iran, Says Rice

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/01/1054406076593.html

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Iran Countdown Begins:

ŒREGIME change‚, the Bush administration‚s euphemism for invasion, is once more back on the lips of senior figures in Washington.

http://www.news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=610992003

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A New Act In The Administration's Grand Imperial Drama.

http://www.uexpress.com/georgieannegeyer/?uc_full_date=20030529

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Bush May Yet Discover That Massaging The Truth Has Its Price

http://www.sundayherald.com/34273

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Attack On US Convoy In Afghanistan Injures One

http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=
thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1052251710545&call_pageid=
968332188854&col=968705899037

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6/01 The Lies That Led Us Into War ...

How the UK and the US manipulated UN reports - and conjured an anthrax dump from thin air

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/politics/story.jsp?story=411300

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Bush Remarks Confirm Shift in Justifying War :

Standard of Proof For Weapons Drops.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A63017-
2003May31.html?nav=hptop_ts

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Blair: I Have Secret Proof of Weapons Of Mass Destruction

http://www.observer.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,968164,00.html

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The Great Pretender

As Blair‚s web of lies disintegrates, the cynics say Œwhat difference does it make? He (Blair) has all the power, what can I do?‚

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3583.htm

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Former Cabinet Minister Clare Short last night accused Tony Blair of duping the nation over Iraq's weapons of mass destruction

http://tinyurl.com/d740

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I Was Silly To Trust America

Even by the standards of the Bush Administration, last week was a remarkable one for diplomatic folly.

http://news.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2003/06/01/do0108.xml

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Iraq's Arms: Australia Raises New Doubts

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/01/1054406081539.html

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A Tangled Web of Neocon Lies:

The Frauds of War

http://www.counterpunch.org/leupp05312003.html

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War crime threat to Blair

The mother of a soldier who died in the Gulf has said that Tony Blair should be prosecuted as a war criminal if no weapons of mass destruction are found in Iraq.

http://tinyurl.com/d746

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Wolfowitz Says Saudi Troop Withdrawal Was 'Huge' Reason For War With Iraq

http://www.ajc.com/news/content/news/0503/30wolfowitz.html

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Revealed: The Cluster Bombs That Litter Iraq

The shocking extent of unexploded cluster bombs dropped by American and British planes, which litter Iraq eight weeks after the conflict, is revealed in detail for the first time today.

http://www.observer.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12239,968181,00.html

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No Weapons In Iraq? We'll Find Them In Iran

http://www.sundayherald.com/34271

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U.S. Prison Population Largest In World

With a record-setting 2 million people now locked up in American jails and prisons, the United States has overtaken Russia and has a higher percentage of its citizens behind bars than any other country.

http://www.charleston.net/stories/060103/wor_01jailbirds.shtml

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275,000 Veterans Are Homeless On Any Given Night:

http://www.coshoctontribune.com/news/stories/20030530/opinion/392254.html

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5/31 The Lies Continue:

Bush: 'We Found' Banned Weapons Citing two trailers that U.S. intelligence agencies have said were probably used as mobile biological weapons labs, Bush said U.S. forces in Iraq have "found the weapons of mass destruction" Washington Post

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3579.htm

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But aren't those mobile trailers evidence of an Iraqi bioweapons program? Short answer: NO.

http://www.demog.berkeley.edu/~gabriel/weblog/blogger.html

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Bush Tours Auschwitz, Says 'Evil' Must Be Resisted: Reuters

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=2855266

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BUSH FAMILY HISTORY

Bush Is Not A Nazi, So Stop Saying That

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1051.htm

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U.S. Insiders Say Iraq Intel Deliberately Skewed: Reuters

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=578&ncid=578&e=
2&u=/nm/20030530/ts_nm/iraq_intelligence_dc

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Secret Transcript Revealed Straw & Powell Had Serious Doubts Over Their Iraqi Weapons Claims

Jack Straw and his US counterpart, Colin Powell, privately expressed serious doubts about the quality of intelligence on Iraq's banned weapons programme at the very time they were publicly trumpeting it to get UN support for a war on Iraq. The Guardian

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3578.htm

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Sean Penn: Kilroy's Still Here:

We see dead young Americans. We see no WMDs. We see dead Iraqi civilians. We see no WMDs. We see chaos in the Baghdad streets. But no WMDs.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3580.htm

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Who Really Rules This World:

What if it were possible to find the root of all problems? Is there a single factor, which effects all men's actions and are at the core of his decisions? ICH

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/self_i.htm

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Where Are Saddam & Osama?

Where are Saddam‚s weapons of mass destruction? Where is al Qaeda? Where is the CIA? CBS News

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/05/30/opinion/meyer/main556263.shtml

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Iraqi oil could fund rebuilding - FT Report

The report said the funding plan was being pushed by a coalition of large companies including oilfield services provider Halliburton Co. and privately held construction company Bechtel- Reuters

http://money.iwon.com/jsp/nw/nwdt_rt_top.jsp?cat=TOPBIZ&src=
201&feed=reu&section=news&news_id=reu-n30354430&date=20030530&alias=
/alias/money/cm/nw

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Halliburton's Iraq Bill Nears Half A Billion:

The Army has given a Halliburton Co. subsidiary more than $425 million in troop support work, much of it related to the Iraq war, over the past 14 months under a contract that Vice President Dick Cheney's former company won in 2001

http://www.bradenton.com/mld/bradentonherald/business/5973145.htm

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Privatizing Iraq:

Halliburton‚s Kellogg Brown & Root subsidiary received a contract worth up to $7 billion over two years. Bechtel has a contract worth $680 million the first 18 months and perhaps as much as $100 billion overall.

http://inthesetimes.com/comments.php?id=205_0_2_0_C

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America's `Laserkrieg'

"If Syria doesn't behave according to our explicit

expectations, we will attack it," the very senior American officer stated. Haaretz

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=298525&sw=laserkrieg

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My horror at PoW sex abuse pics:

The shocking pictures showed male Iraqis apparently forced into sexual positions by their British captors. The Sun

http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/1,,2003250508,00.html

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Imperial America

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/imperial_america_video.htm

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5/30 A MUST READ Is There Anything Left That Matters?

The point is clear: If the people speak and the king doesn't listen, there is something wrong with the king. If the king acts precipitously and the people say nothing, something is wrong with the people. It may be time for us to realize that in a country that prides itself on being democratic, we are our government. And the rest of the world is figuring that out very quickly.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3565.htm

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Your Bill of Rights repealed:

We were proud to be citizens of a country where peoples' rights were guaranteed, protected against even the government. We foolishly believed those rights would last as long as the United States. Today, through presidential fiat, the 14th Amendment to the Constitution is no longer in force. ICH

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3577.htm

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Why Has Our Military Refused to Show This Training Video To Our Troops Now Serving In Iraq?

US ARMY TRAINING VIDEO:

Depleted Uranium Hazard Awareness

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3581.htm

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More On This Topic

http://tinyurl.com/de3u

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6/03

A Dark Magic in America's Silver Bullets:

Depleted uranium helps the U.S. win wars. But it's sowing profound fear.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3599.htm

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U.S. Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Iraq

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2003-06/03/article03.shtml

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US Makes New Plans For War On Pyongyang

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/03/1054406190833.html

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The Sacred Cannon:

Good advice to Abu Mazen: keep clear of Altalena!

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3598.htm

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Standard Operating Procedure:

The mystery of Iraq's missing weapons of mass destruction has become a lot less mysterious.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3596.htm

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John Pilger: The Unraveling Of Tony Blair

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3597.htm

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We Used To Impeach Liars

http://www.truthout.org/docs_03/060303A.shtml

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Proof Of WMD Is Bush Trailer Trash

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/02/1054406134772.html

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On The Bush's Claim Of WMD Finds In Iraq:

A readers Commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3595.htm

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Freedom Fighter Dick Cheney Tells West Point Cadets US "Has Freed Two Nations From Oppression And Terror," With More To Come

http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Jun2003/n06022003_200306022.html

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Ex-Army Boss: Pentagon Won't Admit Reality in Iraq:

"This is not what they were selling (before the war)," White said

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2003-06-02-white-usat_x.htm

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Iraq Repercussions Trouble Bush's Top Advisers:

Fear it is becoming a political, diplomatic and military mess.

http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/news/5984212.htm

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Haiti ˆ Regime Change: Caught between a rock and a Bush

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3594.htm

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Has Sharon set a trap for Bush?

http://www.iht.com/articles/98279.html

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Untold Stories Of Those Who Died During The War On Iraq

Iraq memorial: We will probably never know how many people died in the Iraq war, let alone much about them. We have spoken to relatives of the deceased of all nationalities, and here we tell their life stories.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/memorial/0,13313,952862,00.html

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Justice Dept. Admits, Hundred Of People Were Denied Basic Legal Rights And Some Were Subjected To "A Pattern Of Physical And Verbal Abuse" After The Sept. 11

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3593.htm

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Radio Netherlands broadcast a Forum with Noam Chomsky:

Listeners from around the world submitted their questions and comments for professor Chomsky.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5394.htm

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Four US Soldiers Vanish On Boats In Gulf - US Navy

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L02201100.htm

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Poll: 70% Say Things Going Well In Iraq

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2003-06-02-poll-usat_x.htm

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Iraq: Baghdad a city in chaos:

Electricity is still rolling on and off in the city. Water is available, but it is of poor quality. Some streets are awash in sewage. The shells of burned-out buildings, dot the skyline. Garbage rots along the sidewalks. Without traffic lights and almost no police officers, the streets are chaotic

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/124663_iraq02.html

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Wolfowitz, Admits Iraq War Planned Two Days After 9-11

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3592.htm

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Cities Crack Down On Rising Homeless Population:

Los Angeles is embarking on a campaign to make certain aspects of homelessness a crime

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/134864824_homeless01.html

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Wolfowitz: Iraq War Was About Oil:

Oil was the main reason for military action against Iraq, a leading White House hawk has claimed, confirming the worst fears of those opposed to the US-led war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3613.htm

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Wolfowitz of Arabia's Fever Dreams:

Preview: the transcript of what the Bushmen's guiding intellectual light had to say to Vanity Fair.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3612.htm

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Buchanan: An Unnecessary War

What was America's real motive for attacking Iraq? Was it oil? Empire? To make the Middle East safe for Sharon?

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=32894

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Common Sense Lost In Politics:

Three questions are prominent around the world today, and the careers and reputations of numerous people and their respective political parties are at stake.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3610.htm

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Administration to Announce 'Rollback' Strategy for WMD:

The Bush administration will tell Congress Wednesday that the threat of weapons of mass destruction remains so real the U.S. may have to use military force again to stop their proliferation.

http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2003/6/4/01438.shtml

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U.S. Seeks Ability to 'Take Down' N. Korea Quickly:

U.S. and South Korean forces could begin "taking down" the North's frontline from the first hour of a war.

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2861552

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Accounting Shows The United States Is Broke

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3608.htm

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Bush Has Increased The National Debt $895.7 Billion

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3609.htm

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Homeland Insecurity: U.S. Schools, Middle Class, Poor Take Shelling

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3614.htm

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Middle Class Tax Share Set to Rise : Studies Say Burden Of Rich to Decline

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10323-2003Jun3.html?
referrer=emailarticle

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Where Is Bush Leading Us?

You can either believe much of the rest of the world became, almost overnight, obtuse and anti-American, or you can more plausibly believe we unilaterally launched ourselves on a mission that made little sense to much of the rest of the world.

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/153/oped/Where_is_Bush_leading_us_+.shtml

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87 WMD Sites Are Cleared:

TROOPS hunting for Saddam's weapons of mass destruction have searched 87 "prime" sites in Iraq - and have found nothing.

http://tinyurl.com/dg5v

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Iraqis Not Ready for Democracy: Blair's Envoy

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,5944-701135,00.html

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US Senate Opens Iraq Weapons Probe

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2958138.stm

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How Their Big Lie Came to Be:

The White House seems to believe nobody cares that its war was based on the same distortions pushed by our president.

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-oe-scheer3jun03,1,400439.story

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Fabrications As Magic Potion:

If the fabrication of the Jessica Lynch story is a harmless lie, it is nevertheless emblematic of the Bush administration's sordid deceptions that led to the very lethal, very costly Iraq war and its equally pointless aftermath.

http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Opinion/
Editorials/03OpOPN3060303.htm

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Study Links '91 Gulf War Vets and Birth Defects

http://www.newsday.com/news/health/ny-hsgulf043315998jun04,0,7891834.story
?coll=ny-health-headlines

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Supreme Court: No Help For World War II, Korean Vets

http://boston.com/dailynews/153/economy/Supreme_Court_No_help_for_Worl:.shtml

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Troops Quizzed On Pow Deaths:

BRITISH soldiers in Basra have been quizzed by Army investigators over the deaths of two Iraqi civilians.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2003251680,00.html

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US To Lay Off 500,000 In Iraqi

http://www.latimes.com/la-fg-econ3jun03,0,1223877.story

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GOP Out To Swipe Your Over Time:

The Bush administration proposed administrative changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act. Bush's ''technical changes'' will deprive millions of workers of overtime pay.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3604.htm

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Head Start Dissidents:

Few Americans have heard of the tempest brewing over the future of Head Start. If the administration has its way, that's the way it will remain.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3605.htm

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France and the US: Best of Friends, Worst of Enemies

Likened to an enduring but troubled marriage, spats in the 225-year-old Franco-American alliance are nothing new. But the Bush Administration may now intend a long estrangement.

http://www.inquisitoronline.com/news/0305france_us.html

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Bush's America Loses Hearts And Minds:

Only in the US do a majority of people - 59% - believe that America is serving the Iraqis well. Even Israelis are sceptical, with 60% of those surveyed saying America and its allies are doing a bad job in Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3607.htm

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Human Rights Watch: Basra - Crime & Insecurity Under British Occupation. Report.

http://hrw.org/reports/2003/iraq0603/

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So Were We Misled? We Need A Full-Scale Inquiry:

The PM has stretched his credibility to the limit and done serious harm to public trust in government.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3606.htm

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Iraqi Pow Allegedly Beaten By Soldiers

http://www.thisislondon.com/news/articles/PA_NEWDEFENCESoldierwe1PoW?source

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Why the "Dirty Bomber" Case Threatens Everyone's Rights

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3602.htm

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Appeal Over Moussaoui Court Ruling:

It is thought that if the government is forced to allow Mr Moussaoui access to Mr Binalshibh, it may decide to drop the criminal charges and try him before a military tribunal .

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2958708.stm

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From Twilight To Midnight In America

‰ A really great place this "Lobotomized America" but how much longer can such a compromised nation continue to exist?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3601.htm

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He Has My Eyes: "They‚re just sand niggers, nuke their ass and take their gas."

http://www.mediamonitors.net/markglenn13.html

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Bush Say's He Is An "Exception" to the law.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3603.htm

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Poll shows U.S. isolation: In war's wake, hostility and mistrust

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3600.htm

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Why Has Our Military Refused to Show This Training Video To Our Troops Now Serving In Iraq?

US ARMY TRAINING VIDEO: Depleted Uranium Hazard Awareness

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3581.htm

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US To Press EU For Money To Rebuild Iraq:

The U.S. said it would press for substantial contributions for the reconstruction of Iraq from Europe, Japan and other countries.

http://tinyurl.com/dkuv

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Why Didn't Iraq Use Chemical and Biological Weapons Against U.S. Troops?

The blowback from the military victory in Iraq could be more terrible than we wish to contemplate.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3679.htm

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Ashcroft Wants Broader Anti-Terror Powers:

Attorney General John Ashcroft asked Congress Thursday for expanded powers to hold suspected terrorists indefinitely before trials and to let him seek the death penalty or life imprisonment for any terrorist act.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A19458-2003Jun5.html

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Top 100 Corporate Criminals of the Decade

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3676.htm

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Iran Exposes US Designs:

In the case of Iran, the US knows it cannot simply use the Iraqi-invasion model. So it is preparing the ground for covert destabilisation of the Iranian state.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3680.htm

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Russia Defies US Over Iran Nuclear Deal

http://tinyurl.com/dkv8

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Arafat Says Israel Gave Nothing In Middle East Summit

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=412725

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Sharon Sticks To Script In Front Of Bush - But The Backtracking Has Already Begun

http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,970627,00.html

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Palestinians Say Arafat Remains In Charge

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3678.htm

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Why the EU stands by Arafat

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3677.htm

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Blix Says U.S. May Have Reached False Conclusion On Iraqi Arms:

``It is not justified to jump to the conclusion that something exists just because it is unaccounted for,''

http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=
ayQnv4y0uUKg&refer=us

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Iraqi Weapons Expert Insists Search Is Futile:

As a new hunt for banned arms begins, a military scientist says the chemical agents he helped develop have been gone for years..

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3672.htm

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Some Iraq Analysts Felt Pressure From Cheney Visits

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A15019-2003Jun4?language=printer

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US Soldier Killed, Seven Hurt in Iraq Attacks

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2882483

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Tony Blair, Forged Documents And The Case For War

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=412558

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We Know What They Knew And We Know When They Knew It:

UK and US governments and the rest of the world knew, that two of the key pieces of 'evidence' upon which the rationale for invasion rested was either a fake like the 'Niger' documents or deliberately planted disinformation like the 45-minute fiasco.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3675.htm

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Overwhelming Evidence Blair Agreed To War Last Summer

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_787700.html?menu=news.iraqaftermath

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Intelligence Chiefs Tell Blair: No More Spin, No More Stunts:

MI6 and MI5 chiefs have sought the government's assurance that it will never again pass off as official intelligence information which does not come from them.

http://politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,970680,00.html

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Go For The Jugular! :

Except of course, they won’t (the media that is)

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3673.htm

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Iraq: The American Diversion:

The Bush Administration romanticized our warriors to make holy the war in Iraq. It cleansed the consequences in order to make them pleasing to the public.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3674.htm

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Denis Healey: Blair Must Quit If He Is Wrong About These Weapons:

Despite all the Prime Minister says, I am simply not convinced that there was any serious evidence of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Iraq, and I am disturbed by attempts to falsify evidence in order to show that there was.

http://argument.independent.co.uk/commentators/story.jsp?story=412497

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WMD Source 'Was Senior Iraqi Officer'

http://tinyurl.com/difo

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Passing The Buck, A Leadership Sport:

Why should Saddam Hussain spend decades developing nuclear, biological and chemical weapons only to destroy them when the enemy is literally at the door?

http://www.gulfnews.com/Articles/opinion.asp?ArticleID=89229

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Of Tricks and Trailers:

Two trailers? We went to war for that?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3671.htm

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The Guardian Has Retracted Its Story Of The Waldorf Transcripts

http://www.demog.berkeley.edu/~gabriel/weblog/blogger.html

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BBC Reporter Simpson Claims "Trigger Happy" US Soldiers:

Says he saved an old Iraqi man from being shot by US marines during the Iraq war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3670.htm

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Fight the Matrix:

Distorted intelligence on Iraq is part of an Orwellian world of fabricated reality.

http://politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/comment/0,12956,970749,00.html

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Man Acquitted Of Terrorism Says Prosecution `Made Up A Story'

http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/6014564.htm

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Molly Ivins: How Truth Is Mangled By The Bush Administration

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/oped/chi-0306050187jun05,1,811624.story

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Occupiers Propose Iraqi Media "Code of Conduct"

The country is just too fragile for a journalistic free-for-all, they say.

http://www.salon.com/news/wire/2003/06/04/iraq_media/index.html

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Children Shot In Third Day Of Israeli Army Raids:

The screams echoed around the clinic yesterday as a woman brought her seven-year-old daughter in for treatment. She had been shot in the abdomen by an Israeli soldier.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,970652,00.html

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Robert Fisk: In Cliche Land, The Two Sides Are Expected To Get Married Before They Fall In Love:

An American president surrounded by right-wing neo-conservatives thinks he can create peace between an Israeli prime minister who supports illegal settlements and a Palestinian Prime Minister who can't stop the intifada.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3669.htm

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An Appeal from the Residents of Qalqiliya To the Aqaba Summit, Palestinian Authority, Abu Mazen and the International Community

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3668.htm

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47 Die In Afghan Border Battle:

Forty Taliban fighters and seven Afghan soldiers were killed during nine hours of fighting near the Afghan border with Pakistan yesterday.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/afghanistan/story/0,1284,971068,00.html

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America's War on Terror Goes Awry in Pakistan:

The apparent survival of the Taliban and the persistence of their ideology point to the monumental failure of the American war on terror.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3667.htm

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13 Farmers 'Rounded Up, Hacked To Death'

http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1369549,00.html

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Woman suicide bomber kills 15 near Russian air base

http://news.independent.co.uk/europe/story.jsp?story=412585

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Baghdad Blogger:

His irreverent web diary became an internet sensation during the war. Now, in the first of his fortnightly Guardian columns, Salam Pax reports on life in the Iraqi capital.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,3604,969788,00.html

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Following The Salam Pax Phenomenon:

London‚s Guardian newspaper will begin publishing the ruminations of one Salam Pax, an Iraqi (whose real name remains unknown)

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/opinion/04_06_03_b.asp

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Donald Rumsfeld Orders Breakfast At Denny's

http://newyorker.com/printable/?shouts/030609sh_shouts

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Report: Deadline Rush May 'Impair' Missile Defense:

Senate Democrats say politics is driving both the testing schedule and the decision to field a system one month before the next presidential elections.

http://www.azstarnet.com/star/Wed/30604Nmissile-defense-gao.html

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Saudi Arabia‚s Leading Executioner Muhammad Saad Al-Beshi Will Behead Up To Seven People In A Day.

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=27038&d=
5&m=6&y=2003&pix=kingdom.jpg&category=Kingdom

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Robert Fisk: Welcome to Iraq, Mr President:

Iraqis, it now seems certain, are to be blessed this week with a visit from their Liberator-in-Chief, George Bush Jnr.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3615.htm

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Robin Cook: Britain Must Not Let Iran Become The Next Iraq

In the chutzpah stakes, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is way off the top of the scale.

http://www.iht.com/articles/98418.html

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The Silent Genocide from America:

When Bush jr. said, "we will smoke them out·" he lived up to his promise, making life an unattainable reality for the unborn and unsustainable reality for the living. Sentencing the Afghan people and their future generations to a predetermined death sentence.

http://www.rense.com/general37/InvisibleGenocid.html

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One More Time:

CONVOY OF DEATH:

Why have US television stations refused to broadcast this documentary?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3267.htm

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Its Time To Say Enough Is Enough! A Readers Commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3616.htm

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Waiting for the trickle-down: 8.1 million Americans won't get a penny from Mr. Bush's tax cut, even though they pay income taxes.

http://tinyurl.com/dhl6

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Some Analysts of Iraq Trailers Reject Germ Use

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3690.htm

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Judith Miller And Anonymous Intelligence Officials

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3691.htm

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Pentagon: No prewar proof Iraq had arms

http://www.nwanews.com/adg/story_National.php?storyid=32138

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Is Lying About The Reason For War An Impeachable Offense?

http://writ.news.findlaw.com/dean/20030606.html

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Is it OK to lie and when should it stop? A Readers Commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3693.htm

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US soldier killed, 4 wounded in attack in Iraq

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/2003-06-07-iraq-attack_x.htm

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Afghan Bombing Kills 4 Germans, Hurts 29

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-2762665,00.html

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Police Station Torn Down In Defiant Falluja:

Iraqis carrying hammers and axes yesterday began to demolish a police station in the troubled city of Falluja in a public act of defiance against the US military.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,972483,00.html?=rss

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Cleric Tells Iraqis to Wait Before They Strike US

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=
VJR2WPSQUMSMWCRBAEOCFFA?type=reutersEdge&storyID=2889796

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Baghdad Has Become A Jungle, Where Anyone Can Disappear

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=413160

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Iraqis' Cupboards Still Bare:

"It shouldn't be this way," she said. "I'm educated. I'm a trained engineer. Still, we have no food."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/2970158.stm

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Military Resists Sending More Troops To Iraq 'Quagmire'

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=413196

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It's The Poor Wot Gets The Blame:

If Iraq was the world‚s leading producer of broccoli, there would be no 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3692.htm

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UN Nuclear Agency Says Iran Has Failed To Comply With Safeguards

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2003/06/07/106050-ap.html

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Iran: Key Extracts From A Report By The IAEA

http://famulus.msnbc.com/FamulusIntl/reuters06-06-152609.asp?reg=MIDEAST

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Rumblings in Azerbaijan --

Bush's Hawks Eye Northern Iran: The White House is plotting its next regime change.

http://news.pacificnews.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=
6039f0f8d16b41983b2a755d420116a4

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Detainee Death Chamber Studied:

Plans for an execution chamber at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba are being studied by the U.S. military

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/orl-asecdeathrow06060603jun
06,0,2247743.story?coll=orl-news-headlines

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Blast Kills US Navy Seabee in Iraq

http://www.msnbc.com/news/870749.asp?0cv=CB10

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The Mythical North Korean Threat

http://www.g2mil.com/korea.htm

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The September 11 Detainees:

A Review of the Treatment of Aliens Held on Immigration Charges in Connection with the Investigation of the September 11 Attacks. Office of the Inspector General

http://www.usdoj.gov/oig/special/0603/press.htm

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Report highlights abuse of civil liberties:

Human rights violations show no sign of letting up in Chechnya.

http://www.thestar.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=132&fArticleId=165022

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"Admit Your Lies", Ex U.N. Inspector Tells U.S., U.K.

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-06/06/article08.shtml

Another US Soldier Shot Dead In Iraq:

Other than his parents and family, does anyone really care? Just another dead American, sacrificed to the God of empire.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2974616.stm

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Report On Saddam Was Suppressed:

Downing Street is to come under fresh pressure this week to explain why an intelligence report, which said there was no proof that deposed Iraqi president Saddam Hussein posed a growing threat to the West, was suppressed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3722.htm

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Iraq War 'Could Have Been Illegal'

BBC Report

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/2974632.stm

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Many Americans Unaware WMD Have Not Been Found:

41% said they believed that the US has found such weapons.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3707.htm

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Administration's Dire Prewar Pronouncements About Iraq Still Not Borne Out

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3709.htm

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Reviewing The Lies:

Colin L. Powell, Remarks to the United Nations Security Council

Video & Transcript.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3710.htm

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Reviewing The Lies: President Bush Outlines Iraqi Threat

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3711.htm

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Lies And Statistics:

How The Master Of Spin Changed Two Words - And Possibly The World

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3718.htm

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WMD's Reviewing The Lies:

A Readers Commentary.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3714.htm

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Where Did The Feisty Americans Go?:

How did a president remain solidly popular with the American people, even though:

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/columnists/robert_steinback/5949241.htm

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George W. Bush Must Answer to the People

Vote To Impeach

http://votetoimpeach.org/

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LaRouche Says Charges Against Cheney Constitute Grounds For Impeachment

http://larouchein2004.net/pages/pressreleases/2003/030607cheney.htm

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U.S. Seeks Exemption from War Crimes Court

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3720.htm

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Translation from the Polish of the Newsweek article on Prescott Bush and the Nazis

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3713.htm

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The New Evil Empire:

We now have a mercenary army of professional killers who only obey their warlords. Marines are so brainwashed they would kill American citizens if ordered.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3715.htm

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Child Sickness 'Soars' in Iraq:

The incidence of diseases such as cholera, dysentery and typhoid was 2.5 times higher this May than for the same month last year.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2973564.stm

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Captives Deny Al Qaeda Worked With Baghdad

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3708.htm

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'Dodgy' Iraq Dossier Was Error

David Blunkett, the Home Secretary, said yesterday.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/core/Content/displayPrintable.jhtml?xml=
/news/2003/06/09/nirq09.xml/&site=5

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Our Liquid Slave:

The hungriest mouths will need to stand on the crushed bodies of others in order to get their fill at the oil spigot. The global oil fire must be fed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3712.htm

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The Suicide Squaddies:

TWO young soldiers have killed themselves after falling ill with suspected Gulf War Syndrome following the latest conflict in Iraq.

http://tinyurl.com/du2t

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Apocalypse Soon:

Evangelicals in the US believe there is a biblical basis for opposing the Middle East road map

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3716.htm

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Why Palestinians Are The Modern Sioux:

The Palestinians have long been the Native Americans of the contemporary world.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3717.htm

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N.Korea Wants Atom Bomb to Cut Conventional Forces

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2896228

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All the News That's Fudged to Print: If You Think Jayson Blair was Loose with the Facts, Look at How the Times Covered Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3721.htm

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Iran Admits It Failed To Inform U.N. Authorities That It Imported A Small Quantity Of Uranium 12 Years Ago

http://famulus.msnbc.com/FamulusIntl/ap06-08-165536.asp?reg=MIDEAST

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Iran Says US Pressure Over Nukes Will Backfire

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2897770

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Before It Moves, Nuke It:

It’s time that the mass media informs the public as to the truth about US first use nuclear strategy and the threat it poses to the future of the planet and the central role nuclear weapons play in US plans for achieving global dominance

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3706.htm

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Axis Of The Apocalyptic:

All three regimes are today run by people who will not show a moment's hesitation in using weapons of mass destruction against anyone they dub their 'enemy.'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3702.htm

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Exposed: Operation Rockingham Blair's secret weapon

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3703.htm

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An 18 Old American Has A Question For Our President

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3705.htm

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One More Time: Beyond Vietnam:

A Time to Break Silence, By Rev. Martin Luther King Audio & Text

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2564.htm

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Insiders' Big Stock Sales May Be Omen:

Experts disagree on whether flood of sales foretells trouble for market.

http://www.statesman.com/business/content/auto/epaper/editions/
sunday/business_e31ed848021541f00077.html

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Articles of Impeachment. of President George W. Bush: and Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, and Attorney General John David Ashcroft

http://votetoimpeach.org/articles_rc.htm

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One More Time The Blood of Children Stains our Flag:

How will they write the History of the Destruction of the Children of a foreign land?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2565.htm

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50,000 Dead Iraqi's.... Can you look into the faces of those you killed and maimed, Mr. Bush.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2604.htm

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Dying For The Government:

THOSE WHO DIED IN THIS WAR DID NOT DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY. THEY DIED FOR THEIR GOVERNMENT.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3701.htm

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One More Time: We Don't Want Your War: Powerful, MP3 With Flash

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1382.htm

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Focus: Comical

Tony: Far from being „a pretty straight kind of guy‰, Blair is in some eyes beginning to resemble Comical Ali, the former Iraqi information minister.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-706384,00.html

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Baghdad: A Latte - And A Rifle To Go:

In this powerful dispatch, we reveal the reality of daily life in an upside-down city.

http://www.observer.co.uk/review/story/0,6903,972808,00.html

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Expanding Role Of Defense Department Spurs Concerns

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/159/nation/Expanding_role_
of_Defense_Department_spurs_concerns+.shtml

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Spies threaten Blair with 'smoking gun' over Iraq:

Senior intelligence officers kept secret records of meetings after pressure from No 10.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3697.htm

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Revealed: The Secret Cabal Which Spun For Blair

http://www.sundayherald.com/34491

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Saddam's Chemical Labs 'Made No Weapons'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3699.htm

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Defense Intelligence Agency: "No Evidence Of Weaponized Chemical Agents"

http://www.thekcrachannel.com/news/2253112/detail.html

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No 10 says sorry to MI6 for 'dodgy' Iraq dossier

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/06/08/
nwmd08.xml&sSheet=/portal/2003/06/08/ixportaltop.html

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Neoconservatism: a CIA Front?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3700.htm

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Now The US Wants Control Of Space

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3698.htm

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6/07Uri Avnery: To Aqaba and Back:

As we have said many times: don't listen to what Sharon says, look at what he is doing with his hands.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3696.htm

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Ex-Official: Evidence Distorted for War

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3695.htm

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An 18 Year Old American Has Figured It Out... Have you?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3694.htm

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Reservists Pay Steep Price For Service:

Thousands of citizen soldiers charged with rebuilding Iraq face an even more daunting prospect when they return home: repairing the damage to their careers and personal finances.

http://tinyurl.com/dymf

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Sharon Murders Toddler, Mother In Attack On Hamas Leader

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3738.htm

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Hamas' Rantissi Vows No Safety for 'Pig' Sharon

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=2906494

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Abbas Accuses Israel Of 'Terrorist' Attack

http://www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,974473,00.html

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Israeli Sins and Jewish Redemption:

How is it that the experience of death and desolation in the Holocaust, the great Jewish redemptive tradition of justice, has not propelled more, far more, Israelis to speak up on the treatment of the Palestinians?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3740.htm

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War in Iraq Was 'Right Decision,' Bush Says:

Bush spoke of Iraq's weapons program, rather than its weaponry, and referred to it in the past tense. Asked to clarify Bush's remarks, White House press secretary Ari Fleischer said Bush did not intend to make a distinction between weapons and weapons programs.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3736.htm

[Now are you ready, vote to impeach this liar?]

http://www.votetoimpeach.org/

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ARE YOU ANGRY YET?

You should be! You've been lied to. Your tax money has been taken from you and spent under false pretenses. Your children have been sent off to kill and be killed in an illegal war launched without Congressional approval.

http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/angryyet.html

[ Now are you ready, vote to impeach this liar?]

http://www.votetoimpeach.org/

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The Only Thing Protecting The White House? Its Timid Democratic Opposition.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3737.htm

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U.S. Hunt For Iraqi Banned Weapons Slows

U.S. military units assigned to track down Iraqi weapons of mass destruction have run out of places to look and are getting time off or being assigned to other duties.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3728.htm

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Kristol: Bush Made Misstatements on Iraq WMDs

"I hope [the WMDs] are found but I'm very skeptical.

http://www.newsmax.com/showinsidecover.shtml?a=2003/6/8/131424

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CIA Had Doubts On Iraq Link To Al-Qaida

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,974182,00.html

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Paul Krugman: Who's Accountable?

I'll tell you what's outrageous. It's not the fact that people are criticizing the administration; it's the fact that nobody is being held accountable for misleading the nation into war.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3733.htm

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Where are the Grownups?

For all the justice and liberty that we cherish in our political tradition, all that we share with our prosperity, and our well-deserved international esteem, is about to be swept away, as the United States of America may be facing its greatest political and economic crisis in its history.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3734.htm

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Pattern of Megalomania:

We euphemistically refer to this little gang, which now threatens the world with their violent vision of the future, as the 'Neocons', the 'radical right,' and some have called them 'fascists'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3735.htm

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All Hail To The Pods:

Only a pod person would stand up in public and claim that, because something can't be found, it must be there.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,974023,00.html

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''Mobile Lies''

The UK sold the Iraqi army an Artillery Meteorological System.

http://yellowtimes.org/article.php?sid=1411&mode=thread&order=0

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The Quest For The Oily Grail

Humor: Shockwave Presentation

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3731.htm

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Is There A DNA Test For Lies?

Do Americans have to become masses in the streets day after day for our outrage over this deception to get the attention it deserves?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3729.htm

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