Information Clearing House Archive         For the Month of June 2003 – Part 2
Drowning, First-Class Style

The fact is, we are acquiring an empire. But the men in charge do not want to pay for it. They have no serious interest in providing security, infrastructure or civil administration to the territories they have conquered.

http://tompaine.com/feature2.cfm/ID/8019

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Newspaper Trades Charges With Coalition Over Alleged Rape Of Two Iraqi Girls

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3739.htm

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The New U.S. Nuclear Posture

"While there is much the Bush administration might have done to make nuclear terrorism less likely, the path they have chosen increases the risks of nuclear terrorism.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3730.htm

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Bush plans to relax 'roadless rule'

Governors could get wilderness areas opened to development.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/06/10/MN161026.DTL

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Worldcom Tyrants Exposed:

Reports detail culture that created scandal

http://www.jsonline.com/bym/news/jun03/147003.asp

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`Gangs Of America:

The Rise Of Corporate Power And The Disabling Of Democracy'

On-Line Book In PDF Format

http://www.gangsofamerica.com/gangsofamerica.pdf

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Writing checks on an Open Account Baghdad's Forgotten Street Children.

http://www.almuajaha.com/feature/display/486/index.php

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Congressional analyst: this year's deficit exceeding $400 billion

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/
2003/06/10/national1009EDT0532.DTL

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Short Attacks US 'Bullying'

Former cabinet minister Clare Short has launched an outspoken attack on US "bullying" which she says could become a "recruiting sergeant" for terrorist groups.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3723.htm

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Bush Adamant Iraq Had Banned Weapons 'Program':

Our lying president backtracks on WMD's

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3725.htm

Now are you ready to vote to impeach this liar?

http://www.votetoimpeach.org/

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And The Pathetic Fools Keep On Waving Their Little Plastic Flags.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3726.htm

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Proud to be an American?

Is being American worthy of pride anymore?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3727.htm

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A Gulf War Marine and a War Correspondent Speak About the Reality of War:

Military recruiters have launched a new campaign to recruit the next generation of the U.S. military. And the new target are car racing fans. Audio

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3724.htm

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Banking on Terror

The NCS Pearson Story: Want to make a lot of money out of the "war on terror"? Get into the airport passenger and baggage screening business and write your own cheques.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3753.htm

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24 Killed In Mid-East Carnage

http://www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page
/0,5936,6583192%255E401,00.html

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Another US Soldier Killed In Baghdad

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,975184,00.html

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The Impeachable Offense:

Bush jeopardized troops' lives on false pretext

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3751.htm

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U.S. - UK Kill More Civilians In Iraq Than were Murdered On 9/11

AP Tallies 3,240 Civilian Deaths in Iraq

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3750.htm

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Breakdown of AP's Count of Iraqi Deaths

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3749.htm

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Bush Owes The War Dead Some Straight Answers

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3752.htm

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How The Media Might Have To Cop The Blame For Bush's Blushes

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/11/1055220653744.html

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Blix: I Was Smeared By The Pentagon

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3741.htm

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US Military Investigating Death Of Iraqi Prisoner:

Naval Criminal Investigative Service suggests the prisoner may have been killed.

http://www.ksfy.com/Global/story.asp?S=1316890

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US Clashes With Europe Over War Crimes:

The US is trying to keep its troops beyond the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=414341

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The Paradox of Terror and Hunger

Cause and effect works in a circle ˆ what comes around, goes around.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3745.htm

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Pinter Blasts 'Nazi America' And 'Deluded Idiot' Blair:

The playwright Harold Pinter last night likened George W Bush's administration to Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, saying the US was charging towards world domination while the American public and Britain's "mass-murdering" prime minister sat back and watched.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,975048,00.html

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War Against The War:

West Virginia ( the poorest state of the United States of America) provides more soldiers for the army than any other state of the union.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3747.htm

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Ashcroft's America:

On the heels of a report criticizing the Justice Department's treatment of post-Sept. 11 detainees, the attorney general is asking for even more power to hold suspected terrorists indefinitely.

http://www.sptimes.com/2003/06/08/Perspective/Ashcroft_s_America.shtml

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The Largest Covert Operation in CIA History:

The Central Intelligence Agency has an almost unblemished record of screwing up every "secret" armed intervention it ever undertook.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3744.htm

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Bill Moyers: This is Your Story - The Progressive Story of America.

http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0610-11.htm

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Letter from Baghdad

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3743.htm

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Palestinian Refugees Will Never Enter Israel: Sharon

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-06/09/article02.shtml

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Bush May Be 'Deeply Troubled,' But Israel Isn't

http://tinyurl.com/e2d0

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Israel's Blank Cheque:

Skillful manipulation by Israel of allegations of anti-Semitism has resulted in a culture of silence and intellectual intimidation with regard to Israel.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3748.htm

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

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Big Bush Offer To Buy Pak Nod To Israel:

The United States is expected to offer lucrative financial package, including 1.8 billion dollar waiver, to Pakistan in return for its recognition of Israel.

http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php?id=13168085

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Belgian Court Opens Way for Trial of Israeli General Involved in Massacre

http://www.palestine-pmc.com/details.asp?cat=1&id=832

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Source, Quoting Bush: 'We Have A Problem With Sharon'

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/302079.html

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New Reports Implicate Soldiers in Death of Journalists

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3742.htm

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URGENT ALERT – The Senate will vote to overturn the FCC's rollback of media ownership rules on June 19. Urge them to support diverse and open media!

http://capwiz.com/consumersunion/mail/oneclick_compose/?alertid=2444056

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Drifting Toward Fascism:

Based upon how our America now conducts itself among its fellow human beings - including us, its own citizenry - what is our nation becoming? What, if we're honest with ourselves, are we to call a system of government that behaves in these ways

http://www.madison.com/captimes/opinion/column/guest/50702.php

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Bush Liars At the Pentagon and Do Nothing Democrats

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3764.htm

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Hanan Ashrawi: A Moment Lost: Spiraling Violence in the Middle East

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3766.htm

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Israeli Army Ordered To 'Wipe Out' Hamas

http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s878407.htm

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Hamas Declares All-Out War On Israel

http://tinyurl.com/e59x

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Hamas Wants Foreigners Out Of Israel, Sharon Targeted

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2003-06/12/article10.shtml

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7 Palestinians killed, 40 hurt in IDF missile strike in Gaza Strip

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/302577.html

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Rabbi Goldstein Gives A Historic Overview Of Zionism

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1456.htm

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Historical Documents Opposing Zionism

http://www.nkusa.org/Historical_Documents/index.cfm

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John Pilger: "Palestine is Still the Issue"

Why Has This Documentary, Never Been Broadcast On U.S. Media?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3499.htm

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PEOPLE & THE LAND:

Award-winning filmmaker Tom Hayes crosses borders and check-points to uncover the conflicting opinions and policies of the people who seem unwilling to share this land-and yet are unable to let go.

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

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US Says Helicopter Shot Down In Iraq

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L12127203.htm

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Weapons Story Called `All A Lie':

Former Saddam aide says there are no banned arms.

http://tinyurl.com/e59l

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Spooking the Spooks:

The entire Bush policy of the ‘war on terrorism’ rests on the notion that there is no connection between US policies and the rise of Œterrorism‚. It attempts to sell us the idea of a benign US government peacefully going about its business that has been ‘provoked‚ into taking extreme measures in order to defend Œfreedom and democracy’.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3763.htm

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His Own Little Country: Little George and His Iraq:

Well, GW finally has it, his own little country, completely stocked with oil wells that will make money – something he could never do down here in Texas.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3765.htm

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Top Gun: Our conquering hero

FLASH PRESENTATION

http://www.ericblumrich.com/topgun.html

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Safeguarding the Homeland:

A Modest Proposal: given the inherent difficulty of distinguishing real Arab terrorists from non-Arabs and non -terrorists, there is only one viable solution: Round up and intern anyone who remotely fits the profile of a likely 7-Eleven operator.

http://www.poppolitics.com/articles/printerfriendly/2003-02-24-convenience.shtml

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US Pushes For Early Privatization In Iraq:

US plans to privatize first of Iraq's 100 state-owned firms within year as soon as interim administration is in place.

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=5937

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The Perfect Man For The Job And A Real Sleazeball To Boot.

Paul Bremer, the US-appointed governor of Iraq

http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20030623&s=klein

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The Family Value of Lying:

Our self-professed family values president has a strange set of family values – selective memory, hypocrisy, lying, and scapegoating.

http://www.interventionmag.com/cms/modules.php?op=
modload&name=News&file=article&sid=418

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Robert Fisk: Saddam or No Saddam, Iraqi Press Will Always Have Censors:

Paul Bremer has ordered his legal department in Baghdad to draw up rules for press censorship. A joke, no, it really is true.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3760.htm

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Intelligence Officer Challenges Bush Administration on 'Why They Hate Us'

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3762.htm

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Suppose You Wanted to Have a Permanent War: If, you did want to have a permanent war, what would you need in order to make such a policy viable in a democratic society such as the United States?

http://www.independent.org/tii/news/030612Higgs.html

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3 U.S. Agents Convicted In Immigrant's Death

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/front/1944394

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US Plans For Executions At Guantanamo:

US military officials are making preparations for the trial and possible execution of captives held in Guantanamo Bay, including the construction of a "death chamber".

http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,975668,00.html

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Republican Lawmakers Oppose Official Inquiry On WMD In Iraq

http://www.spacewar.com/2003/030611210020.mjzhxmwh.html

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Clueless At The CIA and FBI:

You don‚t have to be a Bush-basher to question whether U.S. intelligence agencies know what they're doing.

http://www.aim.org/publications/weekly_column/2003/06/11.html

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U.S. Can't Rule Out N.Korea Strike, Perle Says

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=2915624

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Rumsfeld Says Iran May Have Nuclear Weapons Soon

http://www.etaiwannews.com/World/2003/06/12/1055381569.htm

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Al-Qaeda busy in Iran: Rumsfeld

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,6473995%255E1702,00.html

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Will Iran Be Next

http://informationclearinghouse.info/article3288.htm

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Iran: Déjà Vu All Over Again:

The bottom line, is that Iran, like Iraq, is not a direct military threat to the United States, even if it possesses weapons of mass destruction.

http://www.cato.org/dailys/06-12-03.html

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UK Rejects US Plans for Regime Change in Iran

http://www.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=22089

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US Plays Aid Card To Fix War Crimes Exemption:

The US is turning up the heat on the countries of the Balkans and eastern Europe to secure war crimes immunity deals for Americans and exemptions from the year-old international criminal court.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3761.htm

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Bush Under Fire in Congress for Criticizing Israel

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/12/international/middleeast/12DIPL.html?ex=
1056387591&ei=1&en=a782d312c9d60542

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Is Sharon To Blame? Israelis Wonder:

It is question rarely asked by Israel's Jews, and almost never in public. But yesterday one member of the Israeli parliament, Roman Bronfman, cautiously wondered if the prime minister, Ariel Sharon, did not have Jewish blood on his hands.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,975604,00.html

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The Settlers Of Gilad's Farm Defy America

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=414691

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Factsheet: "Unauthorized" Settlement Outposts:

"If we are evacuated, we'll return the night after and establish 10 new outposts." - Settler spokesman Yehoshua Mor-Yosef.

http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article1582.shtml

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Imported Ideals Die Quickly in Arab Lands

http://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/opinion.asp?ArticleID=89939

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Arafat Will Have To Be Expelled: Israel

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/stories/2003061204681400.htm

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US to Set Up Military Base in Ghana

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=37603

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

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Uri Avnery, "Military Junta Is Running Israel"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3755.htm

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Democrat Henry Waxman, Asks "Why did President Bush cite forged evidence about Iraq"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3758.htm

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Democracy Now! As Attacks on US Soldiers Continue in Iraq We Talk to Robert Fisk who Just Returned from Fallujah A must listen

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3759.htm

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White House Silenced Intel Experts Six Months Before War

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3757.htm

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Tancredo Challenges Congress: Rep. Tom Tancredo challenged the Congress to introduce a bill to open all U.S. borders to any and all comers. Text & Audio

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3754.htm

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The CFR - NeoCon Connection

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3756.htm

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"Civil disobedience. . . is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that numbers of people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of the leaders of their government and have gone to war, and millions have been killed because of this obedience. . Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity and war and cruelty. Our problem is that people are obedient while the jails are full of petty thieves, and all the while the grand thieves are running the country. That's our problem."

--HOWARD ZINN, "FAILURE TO QUIT", P. 45.

Frist Stands Among Wealthiest Senators:

New Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is among the wealthiest in a Senate full of millionaires, according to financial disclosure forms released Friday.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3781.htm

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Saddam Letter Threatens Attacks

Saddam Hussein has called on foreigners to leave Iraq and threatened attacks in countries with troops occupying Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3779.htm

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Guns and Butter:

The Pentagon has been bleeding us dry for 50 years, so that, America has not been able to afford to provide for all of its citizens‚ basic human needs:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3880.htm

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'The Push for War':

Truly Must Reading to Understand Contemporary Washington

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3782.htm

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Israeli Gunships Hit Gaza Car killing one Palestinian and wounding 22

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=2926836

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US Turns To The Taliban

Such is the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, that United States and Pakistani intelligence officials have met with Taliban leaders

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3778.htm

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US Kill 100 Iraqis in Heavy Fighting

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2986810.stm

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US - UK Invasion May Have Murdered 10,000 Iraqi Civilians

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,976392,00.html

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Thinking Outside The Box: : Facing Reality In Our Time:

Our nation is but one step away from fascism, from a Hitlerian dictatorship that has pushed America into the permanent war that Orwell wrote about a half-century ago.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3777.htm

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Belgium Wavers After U.S. Pressure on War Crimes Law

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld vowed to block spending on NATO's new headquarters in Brussels unless it was revoked.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3776.htm

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THEY IMPEACH MURDERERS, DON'T THEY?

Administration henchmen should be quickly turned over--after impeachment proceedings for what might properly be called Slaughtergate--to an international tribunal for prosecution of war crimes.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3773.htm

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Am I Still An Unpatriotic Traitor?

When I spoke against the threat of war, that's what you called me.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3774.htm

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CIA Says It Cabled Key Data to White House

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A52813-2003Jun12.html

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Resistance To Occupation Is Growing:

US and British troops are being sucked into an Iraqi quagmire

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,976522,00.html

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Cowboys ‘n ‘Injuns

Why is it, that no matter how many 'injuns' you kill, there are always more over the next horizon? And why won't they give up, roll over and play dead, like they do in the movies?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3775.htm

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Winning Hearts and Minds With Rifle Butts:

The Pentagon game plan assumed that the occupation forces would encounter no serious opposition for one year, which they reasoned would give them plenty of time to set up their puppet government and its goon squads.

http://www.prisonplanet.com/analysis_chittum.html

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Twin Bomb Attacks On Iraqi Pipeline:

Residents questioned by AFP at the nearby Al-Amin coffee shop said the pipeline had been attacked by Iraqis using explosives.

http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1373159,00.html

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Islam On Line Unveils Threads Of Iraqi Resistance

http://www.islamonline.net/english/News/2003-06/12/article13.shtml

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'Total War' Engulfs Middle East As Road Map Is Torn To Shreds

http://www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,976481,00.html

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Israel Can Halt This Now:

A Jewish MP promotes the boycott of Israeli products.

Support Information Clearing House: Information Clearing House is funded solely by donations from readers. More

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3771.htm

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Diplomacy by Assassination:

Sharon's has a habit of following up his acceptance of U.S. peace initiatives with spectacular assassination raids

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A52821-2003Jun12.html

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Might As Well Get To Know It:

Hang on to your hats, folks. You're in for a violent next 50 years or so.

http://reese.king-online.com/Reese_20030409/index.php

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Guantanamo Commissions: The Outlines of Justice:

Can military commissions -- constructed and controlled by the Defense Department -- provide fair trials?

http://biz.yahoo.com/law/030528/7ea4f529765b9e19f4a5a5eb0e946f6c_1.html

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The Dog Ate My WMDs

Maybe the dog ate it. Or maybe it was never there to begin with.

http://www.truthout.org/docs_03/061303A.shtml

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Korea: Ominous Removal Of America's 'Tripwire'

Why is the administration of US President George W Bush proposing to abandon the long-standing tripwire function of US forces in South Korea? There is one unsettling possibility: The administration is considering a preemptive military attack on North Korea's nuclear installations and wants to move US troops out of harm's way.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3769.htm

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Sharon Does Not Want Peace:

Before wading through the current media lies and deciet, it's important give some background to the situation.

http://www.independent-media.tv/item.cfm?fmedia_id=1150&fcategory_
desc=Under%20Reported

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The Complex Art Of Simulation: Translated from Hebrew

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3768.htm

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Fifth Assassination by Israel in Gaza City in 48 Hours:

Five of those killed were targeted by Israel, 18 were non-targeted civilians.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3767.htm

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Drifting Toward Fascism:

Based upon how our America now conducts itself among its fellow human beings - including us, its own citizenry - what is our nation becoming? What, if we're honest with ourselves, are we to call a system of government that behaves in these ways:

http://www.madison.com/captimes/opinion/column/guest/50702.php

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U.S. Forces "Slaughter" Iraqis At Dawn: Eyewitness

http://islamonline.net/English/News/2003-06/14/article01.shtml

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Iraqis Say US Forces Killed 5 Civilians

http://www.canada.com/national/story.asp?id=22105E78-DDFC-4CF
0-A4E5-015C7B4DADBD

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New Saddam Hussein, Letter To The Iraqi People And The Iraqi Resistance Movement.

In a new letter to al-Quds al-Arabi, Saddam Hussein threatens "it will be our right to take our defensive struggle to their countries"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3790.htm

See Also: Saddam prepares for guerrilla warfare with 40,000 fighters.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3276.htm

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Battles Rage Across Saddam Heartland Where Guerrillas Resist US Occupation:

There are signs that many of the guerrilla attacks are spontaneous or in reaction to heavy-handed searches by US troops.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3787.htm

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U.S. Attack Threatens To Create Thousands Of New Iraqi Enemies

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3788.htm

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America's Imperial Delusion:

The US drive for world domination has no historical precedent.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3783.htm

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Statement of Senator Jeffords, Second Anniversary of Decision to Leave the GOP:

What makes the actions of the Bush Administration so troublesome is the lack of honesty. It amounts, in the end, to a pattern of deception and distortion; ultimately that does not respect the wisdom of the American people.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3789.htm

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What's Happening?:

Atilio A.Boron Interviews Noam Chomsky

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3791.htm

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The Boys: An All Professional (Mercenary) Military?

Not until we end it will the Serial Wars that now threaten the world come to an end.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3786.htm

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Weapons of Mass Destruction: Bill Moyers Reassesses the Evidence

http://www.pbs.org/now/politics/wmd.html

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Covert Unit Hunted for Iraqi Arms:

A covert Army Special Forces unit, operating in Iraq since before the war began in March, has played a dominant but ultimately unsuccessful role in the Bush administration's stymied hunt for weapons of mass destruction, according to military and intelligence sources in Baghdad and Washington.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A52505-2003Jun12?language=printer

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Pinocchio rules:- Lies That Are Never Questioned

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3785.htm

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There Are None So Blind As Those Who Will Not Look.

If you are one of those who will look, take a look around. You are surrounded -- surrounded by millions who will not look. These are the Blue Pill people. Who are these blue pill people and why won't they look?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1543.htm

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Are You Ready To Take The Red Pill?

http://www.votetoimpeach.org/

Or Do You Prefer The Blue Pill

http://www.foxnews.com/

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Just How Free Are You?

Section 953. "Private correspondence with foreign governments "

"Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both."

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/casecode/uscodes/18/parts/i/
chapters/45/sections/section_953.html

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George Orwell's "1984"

Read the book on-line

http://www.liferesearchuniversal.com/orwell.html#1984

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White House Backs Latest Israeli Attacks

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A52419-2003Jun12?language=printer

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No More Pussyfooting Around On Israel, Mr. Bush

http://www.globeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/
20030613/COSALU13//?query=SALUTIN

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Spooks Draw Smoking Gun And Blair Ducks For Cover

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/13/1055220772689.html

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Blair ignored CIA warning over forged documents on Saddam's nuclear capability

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=415014

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Molly Ivins: People First

Feeding the people and providing health care should be more important than a nuclear program or tax cuts for the obscenely wealthy.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3796.htm

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If There Really Were A Democratic Party...

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3797.htm

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Liberty Is Security:

The people whose rights we are quickest to jettison are nearly always those least able to resist, whether Japanese Americans during World War II or the hapless souls (at least some of them likely to be innocent) imprisoned at Guantanamo.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3798.htm

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Israel Rejects Peacekeeping Plan:

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's spokesman ruled out a French proposal for a peacekeeping force to be sent to the Middle East, in sharp contrast to a full endorsement by the Palestinians.

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/06/16/1055615733446.html

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Iranies of Iran:

I had to delve back into the archives to get a handle on the current bizarre and totally hypocritical US attitude toward Iran.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3799.htm

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The Lies Of Our Leaders

Americans believe it's no longer important to tell the truth.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/atricle3801.htm

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Former Aide Takes Aim at War on Terror:

They're making us less secure, not more secure,"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3794.htm

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Iraq Might Be Bush's Watergate

http://tinyurl.com/efdb

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Damned Lies And Military Intelligence

http://www.military.com/NewContent?file=Lind_061103

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US Troops Ambushed Amid Drive To Extinguish Resistance

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=415869

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Iraq 'Has Three Weeks To Avoid Falling Into Chaos'

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=415867

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U.S. Won't Probe Secret Iraqi Documents

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20030603/
ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_missile_men_3

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The Strategically Ambiguous George W. Bush

http://www.spinsanity.org/columns/20030612.html

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Pentagon Moving Swiftly to Become 'GloboCop'

http://tinyurl.com/easb

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Howard's Iraq Evidence On Parade In UK

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/15/1055615677793.html

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Fibbing It Up At Fox:

Flat out lies should be confronted

http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig/steinreich8.html

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"Arafat Exile Ready In Tunisian Suburb"; Source

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2003-06/14/article07.shtml

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CIA Expose New Lie In Blair's Iraq Dossier:

The case for the war on Saddam suffered another hammer blow last night after claims that Iraq tried to buy nuclear weapons were exposed as a lie.

http://tinyurl.com/eagq

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Iraqi Mobile Labs Nothing To Do With Germ Warfare, Report Finds:

An official British investigation into two trailers found in northern Iraq has concluded they are not mobile germ warfare labs, as was claimed by Tony Blair and President George Bush.

http://www.observer.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,977853,00.html

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A Mission In Iraq Built On A Lie:

It is gradually becoming transparent that the endlessly repeated claim used to justify the invasion of Iraq - that Saddam Hussein possessed a vast arsenal of weapons of mass destruction - was false.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/15/1055615673779.html

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U.S. Media Caved In To The Bush Agenda:

Why, readers in the U.S. keep asking me, are so many Americans unconcerned their government appears to have misled them and Congress over Iraq, and then waged a war with no basis in law or fact?

http://www.canoe.ca/Columnists/margolis_jun15.html

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It's Time For Them To Go: T

he scary thing about Bush is that he makes destruction and its collateral damage look so innocent -- so, well -- Godly. Unimpeded by empathy, he is able to combine an obsession for violence with a romantic and religious view of the happiness that only violence will bring.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3792.htm

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

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So, Now Are You Ready To Impeach This Lying Son Of A Bush

http://www.votetoimpeach.org/

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Unanswered Questions -- Find The Truth:

A full investigation of whether we went to war on false pretenses should begin now.

http://www.cjonline.com/stories/061503/opi_eb.shtml

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U.S. Troops May Have to Go After Hamas

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=2930945

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The Last Thing Iranian Reformers Need Now, They Say, Is American Pressure.

http://tinyurl.com/edjz

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U.S. Military Compound In Iraq Attacked

http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=
topNews&storyID=317981

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U.S. Forces Launch Raids Across Iraq to Quell Uprisings

http://tinyurl.com/edk6

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Villagers Enraged And Baffled By American Show Of Force:

The official American reports of the search operation chillingly resemble those issued at the height of the Vietnam war, with all the dead described as enemy combatants. No American soldiers were killed or wounded.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=415516

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U.S. Soldiers Strip Baghdadis Clean Of Their Savings

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-06/15/article07.shtml

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Bush Turned Saddam Into Symbol Of Nationhood

http://www.gulfnews.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=90279

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Belgian "Boycott Bush" Campaign Closes U.S. Oil Stations

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-06/15/article09.shtml

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Americans Again Exempted For A Year From The International Criminal Court's Prosecution:

UN secretary general criticizes vote, saying it undermines the authority of the ICC.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3793.htm

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Why The US Needs This Court

http://www.observer.co.uk/comment/story/0,6903,977743,00.html

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A Must Read: What Is Happening in America?

This article, one of the best short analyses of the Bush administration's policies, was published by "Vorwarts," Germany.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3807.htm

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Bush Signs Executive Order Claiming Iraq Oil For Himself

http://www.underreported.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=
News&file=article&sid=1028&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

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Sharon Has His Own Roadmap

A vital new Israeli propaganda strategy document for the period following the war in Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3806.htm

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The Road Map Hoax: Mideast 'Progress' Is An Illusion -- We've Been Here Before.

http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=15061

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Paul Krugman: Dereliction of Duty:

" Behind the rhetoric – and behind the veil of secrecy, invoked in the name of national security but actually used to prevent public scrutiny – lies a pattern of neglect, of refusal to take crucial actions to protect us from terrorists

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3804.htm

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Fears Over 'Lost' Radioactive Units:

Thousands of devices containing radioactive material have been lost or stolen worldwide, the auditing arm of the United States Congress has warned.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2997648.stm

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US soldier killed in Iraq ambush:

A U.S. soldier has died after being shot in the back by a sniper while on patrol in the lawless streets of Baghdad

http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/Swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=3957816

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Friendly Fire Kills US Marine in Iraq:

A U.S. Marine from the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force died at approximately 8:45 p.m. in An Najaf June 15 as a result of a non-hostile gunshot wound.

http://www.centcom.mil/CENTCOMNews/news_
release.asp?NewsRelease=20030657.txt

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Tensions Rise in Central Iraq as U.S. Raids Homes :

Local Gunfire Targets Occupying Troops; Two Explosions in Baghdad Cause Civilian Casualties

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A2521-2003Jun16.html?nav=hptop_tb

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Attacks On US Military Convoys Injure Four Americans:

Ambushers fired rocket-propelled grenades at two U.S. military convoys Sunday, in separate attacks.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/
2003/06/16/international0839EDT0491.DTL

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U.S. Colonel Unaware of al-Qaida Arrests: T

he commander of a brigade that U.S. Central Command said captured 74 suspected al-Qaida sympathizers said Monday that he had no knowledge of any such arrests.

http://www.prisonplanet.com/061603war1.html

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Iraq Occupation Has Deadly Toll for US:

Fifty-six US troops have died in Iraq since the fall of Tikrit nearly nine weeks ago, and the majority of those deaths have come in the past six weeks.

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/167/nation/Iraq_
occupation_has_deadly_toll_for_US+.shtml

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British Official Warns Of Chaos In Iraq:

In the face of growing hostility from pro-Saddam Hussein militias, one defence source told The Times that the 17,000-strong force of British soldiers in Iraq may have to stay in place for as long as four years.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=416276

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Massive US Operation to Uproot Iraqi Resistance Yields Nearly Nil:

Families of those arrested warned resistance would only intensify.

http://www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=251871&lang=e&dir=news

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Robin Cook, "It Is Now Clear That Saddam Hussein Did Not Represent A 'Clear And Serious Threat'".

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Politics/iraq/story/0,12956,979260,00.html

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MI6 Told Ministers Saddam Posed 'No Immediate Threat'

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=416351

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Second intelligence report: "No Reliable Information" Iraqis Stockpiling Chemical Weapons:

The Defense Intelligence Agency issued a report stating that there was "no reliable information" showing that Iraq was actually producing or stockpiling chemical weapons.

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/usinfo/press/intell.htm

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US Intelligence On Iraqi Weapons Rubbish Says MP:

"Well when you relying totally on America I think it's a bit of an oxymoron - American intelligence"

http://www.abc.net.au/news/justin/nat/newsnat-17jun2003-40.htm

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White House, CIA Trade Blows Over Pre-War Intel:

"The CIA conducted more than 20 briefings on the Hill and elsewhere in the run-up to the war and in none of those did we offer up the yellowcake allegations."

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/wnt/World/iraq030616_uranium.html

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The War Built On A Lie:

Why mince words? These are the facts: 1) President George W. Bush is a liar. 2) Secretary of State Colin Powell is a liar. 3) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is a liar. 4) National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice is a liar.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/gate/archive/2003/06/16/hsorensen.DTL

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How The Battle Lies Were Drawn:

Tony Blair has never allowed the facts to get in the way of a good war.

http://www.antiwar.com/spectator/spec15.html

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WMD and the Sleeping Giant:

So, there may not be WMD after all...why is anyone surprised? Whenever the U.S. has needed a pretext for military intervention, it has fabricated or provoked it.

http://www.altpr.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=
News&file=article&sid=20&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

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US Has Descended Into Madness:

Britain must distance itself from America. I wrote recently that Blair has sold our country to America without our consent. I now think it is worse; he didn‚t charge for this delivery of our future into the hands of George Bush. He gave us away.

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_17-6-2003_pg4_8

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US Clouds Iraqi Civilian Deaths:

Americans should be shocked that journalists are piecing together a history of the war that our military is trying to bury with the bodies.

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/164/oped/US_
clouds_Iraqi_civilian_deaths+.shtml

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Scramble for Africa:

The goal is to take the Saudi hand off the spare oil capacity spigot,"

http://www.guardian.co.uk/oil/story/0,11319,979053,00.html

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How An Earlier "Patriot Act" Law Brought Down A President:

Many Americans are suggesting that the Patriot Act is totally new in the experience of America and may spell the end of both democracy and the Bill of Rights. History, however, shows another view, which offers us both warnings and hope.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3802.htm

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Inmates Released from Guantánamo Tell Tales of Despair:

Afghans and Pakistanis who were detained for many months in Cuba before being released without charges are describing the conditions as so desperate that some captives tried to kill themselves.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3803.htm

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One-Third Of Black Men Between 20 And 34 Are Behind Bars:

The United States stands alone as the planet's prison camp. This country has the world's highest rate of incarceration and more than 2 million people behind bars.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1317
&ncid=742&e=11&u=/030616/228/4ew5j.html

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Anti-Karzai Pashtun Resistance In The Making: Report:

Afghanistan is already witnessing re-emergence of Jihad.

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-06/16/article11.shtml

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Deja Vu As Bush Pushed Aside:

To close observers of the past two and a half years of Sharon's rule, the pattern is all too familiar.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EF17Ak02.html

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Hamas Truce Not Enough: Israel Raises the Bar:

Israel's Foreign Minister has said his country will not accept a ceasefire from Palestinian militant groups unless the Palestinian Authority then dismantles them.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/16/1055615733489.html

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Children Of Death:

In establishing intent, all courts around the world act upon a simple principle: a person who carries out an action with predictable results is held to have intended that result. That is true for this campaign, too.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3805.htm

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Special Forces 'Prepare For Iran Attack'

British and American intelligence and special forces have been put on alert for a conflict with Iran.

http://www.thisislondon.com/news/articles/5343777?source=
Evening%20Standard

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Washington Plays Into Iranian Clerics' Hands

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EF17Ak01.html

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The Screwing of Cynthia McKinney

http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16172

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U.S. Military Budget Heading Towards Cold War Levels

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3815.htm

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Reason to Deceive: WMD Lies Could Be the New Watergate

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3811.htm

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Revisionist Victory:

"Of course we know Saddam has weapons of mass destruction. We have the receipts."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3814.htm

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Indonesian Army Involved In Aceh Atrocities:

Unarmed civilians are being targeted by the Indonesian Army even after they've surrendered.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3813.htm

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Who in Israel knows or cares?

Israeli soldiers are always involved in "combat," even when they bomb a refugee camp and kill children. Palestinians are always terrorists, even when they face a tank, even when their targets are Israeli soldiers in an Israeli army base.

http://tinyurl.com/emse

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Knesset Forbids Citizenship To Palestinians Who Marry Israelis

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/305424.html

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Instant Replay:

As the war drums beat with ever greater insistence in Washington DC, once more we see the UN being used as a pawn.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3809.htm

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Saddam Loyalists Ally With Islamists

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3810.htm

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US Troops Shoot Dead Iraqi Protesters: American Soldier Killed At Petrol Station.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=416720

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Iraqis Voice Fear of Signing Away Their Identity:

Civil employees must declare in writing to obey the orders of the U.S. administration.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-iraq18jun
18,1,4815454.story?coll=la-headlines-world

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From Liberation To Counter-Insurgency:

"We have been operating on two assumptions: that once the war was over the Iraqis would rapidly move into peaceful mode, and second, that there would be a new political and economic spirit in the country. We discovered neither of these assumptions is true."

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EF18Ak01.html

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CIA Deliberately Misled UN Arms Inspectors, Says Senator:

A leading Senate Democrat accused the CIA of deliberately misleading United Nations inspectors to help clear the decks for an invasion of Iraq.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/politics/story.jsp?story=416520

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UN Warned Over Afghan 'Time Bomb'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2999350.stm

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Caving In: Guess Who's Appeasing The Taliban Now?

http://www.prospect.org/webfeatures/2003/06/tomasky-m-06-18.html

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Heavy Hand Of America Fans The Taliban Embers Into Life

http://www.guardian.co.uk/afghanistan/story/0,1284,979617,00.html

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Pyongyang Says Blockade Will Lead To War:

North Korea will take "physical retaliation", including "all means and methods an independent country can take", once it concludes that the recent moves by the allies violate its sovereignty.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/17/1055828335735.html

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'Rebuilding America's Defenses' And The Project For The New American Century:

Its pages have been compared to Hitler's Mein Kampf in that they outline an aggressive military plan for U.S. world domination during the coming century.

http://www.antiwar.com/orig/stockbauer1.html

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Iraq 2003, Lebanon 1982 : Can it happen again, on a larger scale, in Iraq?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3808.htm

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

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Facing The Reality Of Our Presidents Lies:

Looking into the eyes of American military personnel who have given their lives for a lie.

http://new.blackvoices.com/news/ny-uswarcasualtiesgallery
,0,2925246.photogallery?coll=bv-news-black-headlines

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Life Is Tough For Texas Children

22 percent of children in Texas live below the poverty level, compared to 17 percent nationally.

http://news.mysanantonio.com/story.cfm?xla=saen&xlb=132&xlc=1013416

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JANE ROE v. HENRY WADE The Original Plaintiff In The Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Rights Case Files A Motion In U.S. District Court Seeking To Vacate The Original 1973 Judgment "On The Grounds That It Is No Longer Just Or Equitable" [PDF]

http://news.findlaw.com/hdocs/docs/abortion/roewade61703mot.pdf

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Repeal The 2001 USA Patriot Act:

Sign The Petition

http://www.repealnow.com/

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The Ministry of "Truth"

In George Orwell's 1984, control the news and revise history was the function of the Ministry of Truth; in George Bush's Administration, literary history has become political reality.

http://www.interventionmag.com/cms/modules.php?op=
modload&name=News&file=article&sid=420&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

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America The Scary:

The fundamental question Americans have to face is whether the Bush administration is using fear of terrorism, the real and the exaggerated, to change the nature of American democracy and governance.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030613/79/4dyhe.html

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U.S. Account of Falluja Killings Contradicted by Rights Group

http://tinyurl.com/ekh3

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Iraqis Say U.S. Fired Indiscriminately:

The conflicting versions speak to the differences between the dry language of a military communique about the actions of American troops and the impassioned stories from Iraqis caught in the crossfire.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=540&ncid=
736&e=3&u=/ap/20030617/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_convoy_attacked

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Exposed: Blair, Iraq And The Great Deception

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=416531

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Israeli Girl Killed in Shooting Attack: A 7-year-old girl was killed and a 5-year-old girl was seriously wounded in the shooting on a highway just inside Israel.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=540&ncid=
736&e=1&u=/ap/20030617/ap_on_re_mi_ea/israel_palestinians

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