Information Clearing House Archive         For the Month of July 2003 – Part 1
Bush 'Indicted' Over War Crimes:

A group of Japanese lawyers unveiled documents Monday "indicting" U.S. President George W. Bush for war crimes

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3970.htm

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A Must Listen : Listen To Remarks by U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd

"The Road to Coverup Is the Road to Ruin" Audio & Text.

[The last person in the House or Senate with any integrity]

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3971.htm

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Damage Control And Blame Games

It's either because of the reports of potentially enduring economic downturn in the United States economy or the strong sense that the next presidential election of late 2004 is fast approaching, but the Bush administration has initiated two actions.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EG01Ak03.html

 

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Israel Acknowledges Running Secret Detention Center:

Israel's Shin Bet security agency has held Palestinian prisoners incommunicado for weeks at a time at a secret detention center in violation of international law.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2003/06/29/
international0144EDT0412.DTL

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Bremer Said Pockets Of Resistance In Iraq Would Be Crushed.

"We are going to fight them and impose our will on them and we will capture or, if necessary, kill them

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3966.htm

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US Forces Storm Iraqi Towns In Massive Sweep Against Resistance

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/iraq/20030630-0650-iraq.html

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Robert Fisk: American soldiers face new deadly enemy:

Isn't it time we called this a resistance war in Iraq?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3969.htm

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The Iraqi Occupation Can Not Possibly Succeed:

Blind, deaf and dumb to history.

http://www.blackcommentator.com/47/47_pirates.html

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The Doctrine of Humanitarian War:

The moral authority of the United States and following in its wake the whole western world have gone into free fall: hate, anger, hunger for revenge and vindictive feelings are on the increase among a growing number of groups in society.

http://www.spectrezine.org/war/humanitarian.htm

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The Myth of „Humanitarian‰ Intervention:

The imperial executive can now take us to war without any congressional approval--and often does. Also, with every conflict, America‚s unique civil liberties at home erode, especially after the war‚s blowback--read terrorism--happens on our own soil.

http://www.independent.org/tii/news/030627Eland.html

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Oblivious in D.C.

Those who still believe that the policies of the Bush administration will set in motion some kind of renaissance in Iraq should take a look at what's happening to the quality of life for ordinary Americans here at home.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3968.htm

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BBC Has Fresh Details To Support Its Dossier Claim:

The BBC will present fresh details about how the Iraqi weapons dossier was allegedly "sexed up'' by Downing Street and accuse Alastair Campbell of giving "inaccurate'' evidence to the official inquiry into the affair.

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=420260

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Desperate Measures For Desperate Times:

A lot is at stake. Exposure means that the Labour government will never be trusted again over anything it ever says, clearly an untenable position that could spell the end of a Labour government at the next election.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3967.htm

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Who Lost the WMD?

As the weapons hunt intensifies, so does the finger pointing. A preview of the coming battle.

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1101030707-461781,00.html

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So Who Is In Charge Of Finding Wmds?

How can anyone claim Bush knows what he's doing, when he doesn't even know who's in charge of finding WMDs in Iraq?

http://www.dailykos.com/archives/003223.html#003223

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In the Land of Guantánamo:

A surreal society has emerged at the tip of Cuba in which rules are the only common language and prisoners and guards alike feel marooned.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/29/magazine/29GUANTANAMO.html

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Do Unto Others, from Guantanamo to Plattsburgh

Lewis' cover story last week, "Detainees from the Afghan War Remain in a Legal Limbo in Cuba," was one of the most disgraceful pieces of journalism I've ever seen.

Warning: Some readers may find the language offensive:

http://nypress.com/16/18/news&columns/cage.cfm

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Mideast Takes a First Wary Step

http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0630/p01s01-wome.html

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US Must Destroy Several Sites to End Iran's Nukes

http://www.menewsline.com/stories/2003/june/06_30_1.html

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Israeli Nuclear 'Power' Exposed:

Mordechai Vanunu, Israel's nuclear whistleblower, was jailed in 1986 for publishing photographs of Israel's nuclear bomb factory at Dimona. Olenka Frenkiel reveals the extent of Israel's nuclear gagging.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/correspondent/2841377.stm

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Israeli Likens BBC Program to Nazi Press:

An Israeli government official said Sunday that a BBC program charging Israel with secretly stockpiling nuclear and chemical weapons demonized Israel in a way reminiscent of anti-Semitic tracts published in Nazi Germany.

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/breaking_news/6199583.htm

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BBC Controversial Documentary On Israel's Nuclear Arsenal

http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/030630/2003063028.html

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Rabbi Ahron Cohen: Israel, Judaism and Zionism

Let me firstly state quite categorically that Judaism and Zionism are incompatible. They are diametrically opposed.

http://www.nkusa.org/activities/speeches/bham022603.cfm

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Rice criticises construction of Israel's security fence

http://www.prolog.net/webnews/wed/ah/Qmideast-us-roadmap-fence.REWH_DuT.html

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Soldiers Fear They're Acting Illegally:

BRITISH soldiers fear they could be acting illegally while serving in Iraq and could face war crimes charges at the International Criminal Court.

http://www.sundayherald.com/34963

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Ashcroft in Conference 'Let's Not Let Them Get Johnnie Cochran on the Phone'

http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0327/hentoff.php

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British Troops: 'US Marines Are Idiots"

http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/news/content_objectid=13121566_method=
full_siteid=86024_headline=-BRIT-TROOPS-SLAM-YANKS-name_page.html

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Nothing But Lip Service:

President Bush and the Republican-controlled Congress have missed no opportunity to heap richly deserved praise on the military. But talk is cheap – and getting cheaper by the day, judging from the nickel-and-dime treatment the troops are getting lately.

http://www.armytimes.com/story.php?f=0-ARMYPAPER-1954515.php

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Pakistani President: We Must Weigh Opening Ties With Israel

[Now we know what Musharraf, promised to the US in order to qualify for his $3 billion in aid.]

http://tinyurl.com/fmpw

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When the US Says Jump, It Wants Pakistan to Jump:

Obey, Washington warned Islamabad, or we will foreclose your loans, impose trade sanctions, cut off spare parts, and give India a green light to go after you.

http://www.canoe.ca/Columnists/margolis_jun29.html

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US ready to intervene in Liberian conflict:

President George W Bush has come under pressure from Britain and France to lead an emergency combat force to the Liberian capital.

http://tinyurl.com/fmof

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Australia Enters Island War Zone:

'Weak and failing states can become Petri dishes for trans-national crime, including money laundering, gun running, drug trafficking and perhaps even terrorism,' [Sounds familiar?]

http://www.sundayherald.com/34956

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The Bubble That Broke The World T

he genie is now at large, entirely on its own, roaming around the world, visiting disaster upon the economies wherever it may go: a depression possibly worse than that in the 1930's

http://www.financialsense.com/editorials/fekete/2003/0627.htm

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6/30 Hamas, Islamic Jihad Declare 3-month Ceasefire: "The two movements (Hamas and Islamic Jihad) decided to suspend military operations against the Zionist enemy for three months, starting today," "We consider ourselves free from this initiative if the Israeli enemy does not implement all the conditions," Rantisi said.

http://tinyurl.com/fkcx

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Text of cease-fire statement issued by Hamas, Islamic Jihad

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3965.htm

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More attacks injure two U.S. soldiers in Iraq

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/iraq/20030629-0344-iraq.html

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Israel cuts off ties with BBC:

"Which country in the Middle East has

not declared the nuclear and biological weapons in its possession?"

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/312675.html

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Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's Enemies Within:

The alarming rise of a new tyranny

http://www.sundayherald.com/34917

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War Crimes in the Name of Freedom:

When the United States of America takes its place in the graveyard of empires, its tombstone will display the inscription, „Born in violence, practiced violence and came to a violent end.‰

http://www.altpr.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=
article&sid=21&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

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Neocon-Nazi War Crimes:

The U.S. Army's actions in the town of Rawah are ominously reminiscent of Nazi Germany's reprisal killings for the deaths of their soldiers in World War II.

http://liberty.hypermart.net/Newsletter/3/1_Neocon-Nazi_War_Crimes.htm

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Bureau of Iraqi Affairs? „

Good luck Iraq. You're going to need it if the United States holds your oil in trust. Native Americans must be laughing everywhere.‰

http://www.cherokee.org/Phoenix/2003/PhoenixPage.asp?ID=111

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"The victor is not asked if he tells the truth" A Must See Video

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

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Ohio bill could force universities to expel student protesters:

"This would discourage peaceful protest and discourage people from petitioning their government and confronting authority when many times authority is wrong,"

http://www.uwire.com/content//topnews062603001.html

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The Secret Police State:

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln suspended the right of habeas corpus, for us to countenance a similar arrangement today we would have to be persuaded that al-Qaida is as great a threat to the republic as General Lee's army and the copperheads, and that is clearly not the case.

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/Stories/0,1413,101~6267~1464211,00.html

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Whoppers Of Mass Destruction:

What a vile yellow streak the man has. The troops he sent to Iraq are being slaughtered and he hasn't the guts to face a grilling about the false claims he used to justify sending them there.

http://tinyurl.com/fk7t

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Ministers knew war papers were forged, says diplomat

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=419982

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Like Iraq, CIA Exaggerated Soviet Nuclear Threat

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3964.htm

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Bioweapon labs will bring threat of lethal viruses to urban America

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=419946

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Army Pardoned For Burying Woman Alive

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/27/1056683906544.html

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Christians Help Israelis In West Bank

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3963.htm

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The Coin of Empire: The cost of occupation is partly borne by U.S. loan guarantees and outright grants. U.S. aid to Israel-the bulk of it military - amounts to some $3 billion a year.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/portside/message/4399

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Pre-emptive Assassination and US Foreign Policy: Put bluntly, if the United States can openly murder foreign POWs, how soon before American POWs are systematically murdered abroad? If the US can justify invading another country because of unproven "imminent threat," how soon before US cities are similarly attacked?

http://www.heatherwokusch.com/

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Dying for Dubya: The Insanity of Indian Troops in Iraq:

The call for troops from India is an act of desperation by the Bush administration which is hoping others will dig it out of a hole that is deepening by the day. With the body bag count slowly mounting, the US wants to cut its 150,000 soldier -strong presence to about 30,000, replacing the conquering heroes with dupes from around the world whose leaders aspire to nothing more noble than a chance to wait on the high table.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3961.htm

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Officials in India Divided on Sending Troops to Iraq

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/27/international/worldspecial/27TROO.html?ex=
1057738516&ei=1&en=f69fbd9130851e9b

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US proposes world peacekeeping force: With American forces thinly spread across the globe the White House is coming under increasing political pressure to find a different means of policing unstable nations.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,986881,00.html

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10 Appalling Lies We Were Told About Iraq: What follows are just the most outrageous and significant of the dozens of outright lies uttered by Bush and his top officials over the past year in what amounts to a systematic campaign to scare the bejeezus out of everybody:

http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16274

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Wildcat settlers funded by 'secret state slush fund' The Israeli Government is pouring money into the establishment of illegal settlements in the West Bank - and also paying to have them dismantled.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/27/1056683906556.html

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U.S. Senator Guy W. Glodis, sent a flier to fellow senators that says terrorist attacks could be deterred if convicted Muslim extremists were buried with pig entrails.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3957.htm

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Rummy's 4th of July--Or Ours? A readers commentary

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3958.htm

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Syria demands explanation after US fails to return injured border guards [Hellooooo! Were Americans. We get to invade sovereign nations, shoot and kidnap their citizens. It's for their own good and God told our President it was OK.]

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3956.htm

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U.S. Suspends Military Aid to Nearly 50 Countries:

Because they have supported the International Criminal Court and failed to exempt Americans from possible prosecution.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3978.htm

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US Plans Hypersonic Bomber Capable Of Striking Any Target In The World Within Two Hours.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3035332.stm

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US Admits To 50 Secret Tests Of Bio Weapons On Troops

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/07/01/1056825376086.html

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6 U.S. Soldiers Killed, 4 Injured in two separate attacks in central and southern Baghdad as the United States rebuffed reports that Iraq was becoming a quagmire for its troops.

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2003-07/01/article03.shtml

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Violence Wracks Iraq, 4 US Troops Killed

http://sify.com/news/international/fullstory.php?id=13187260

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U.S. Strike Kills 10 In Fallujah Mosque, Iraqis Vow Revenge

The Mosque was pounded by an American helicopter gunship late Monday, June 30.

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2003-07/01/article01.shtml

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U.S. Military Vehicles Targeted In Grenade Attacks

http://tinyurl.com/fqkl

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Iraqi attacks could signal wide revolt:

Private risk analysts are warning of an even chance of Iraq descending into open revolt.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3973.htm

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U.S. Troops Trapped In Iraq:

According to this Vietnam veteran, the war has not ended but changed, changed to a guerrilla war the U.S. will lose.

http://www.interventionmag.com/cms/modules.php?op=modload&name=
News&file=article&sid=435

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Iraqi Details Harsh Treatment As Amnesty Criticizes U.S. Interrogation Methods

http://www.boston.com/dailynews/181/world/Iraqi_details_harsh_treatment_:.shtml

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Patrick J. Buchanan: Why Are We Still Here?

President Bush had best begin devising an exit strategy for U.S. troops, before our enemies succeed with theirs.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3976.htm

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Mistrust Mixes With Misery In Heat of Baghdad Police Post:

"U.S. officials need to get our [expletive] out of here," said the 43-year-old reservist from Pittsburgh, who arrived in Iraq with the 307th Military Police Company on May 24. "I say that seriously. We have no business being here.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A54872-2003Jun30.html

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Poll Says Most Believe Saddam-9/11 Link:

52 percent, say they believe the United States has found clear evidence in Iraq that Saddam was working closely with the al-Qaida terrorist organization.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3974.htm

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"The Attack Has Been Spectacular," Put Down Your Coffee and Read This Now!

http://www.buzzflash.com/farrell/03/07/01.html

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Are We Feeling Duped Yet?

"How dare you suggest that a president of the United States would put American troops in harm's way for political reasons?"

http://www.fff.org/comment/com0306r.asp

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Truth Must Come Out:

Bush‚s war is still killing one American soldier per day, even if his defense secretary calls that "insignificant." While Bush turns his attention to campaign fund-raisers, military spouses and mothers are asking, "When will our soldiers come home?"

http://news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=64007

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Microsoft Word Bytes Tony Blair In The Butt:

Microsoft Word documents are notorious for containing private information in file headers which people would sometimes rather not share.

http://www.computerbytesman.com/privacy/blair.htm

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Flirting with Fascism:

Neocon theorist Michael Ledeen draws more from Italian fascism than from the American Right.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3975.htm

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Bush And Blair Promised Justice In Iraq. Another Lie:

Tariq Aziz and other Iraqi leaders must be put on trial or released.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,987641,00.html

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Bush Delivers Unprecedented Snub To Mandela In Africa Visit:

Mr Bush will not easily forgive a man widely regarded as the moral conscience of the world.

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/africa/story.jsp?story=420582

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Our Presidents New Best Friend Boils People Alive and your tax dollars pay for it!

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3943.htm

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Immigrant Roundup Backfired, Finds Report:

''We haven't learned anything about pre-empting terrorism in America, but we have intimidated, antagonized and alienated many (minority) communities (which is) counter -productive to what the FBI and other agencies are trying to do,"

http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16279

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Why Were Six Britons Left To Die In An Iraqi Marketplace?

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12239,987204,00.html

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US-Based Missiles To Have Global Reach:

The Pentagon is planning a new generation of weapons, including huge hypersonic drones and bombs dropped from space, that will allow the US to strike its enemies at lightning speed from its own territory.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3972.htm

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Confidence In War Effort Slips:

The poll shows a 31-percentage-point drop since March 30 to 53% in public confidence that weapons of mass destruction will be found and a 22-point decline to 48% in the belief that Saddam Hussein will be killed or captured.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2003-06-30-bottom-strip_x.htm

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As 2004 Nears, Bush Pins Slump on Clinton

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A54318-2003Jun30.html

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Bush Wants To Bankrupt America: There is Method To His Madness

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3977.htm

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Eliminating The Right To Overtime Pay:

Department of Labor proposal means lower pay, longer hours for millions of workers

http://www.epinet.org/content.cfm/briefingpapers_flsa_jun03

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Gov't Lifts Stress Injury Reporting Rule: The move "continues the Bush administration's head-in-the-sand approach to ergonomic injuries,"

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/breaking_news/
6205913.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp

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Dean Not Progressive on Mideast:

Howard Dean falls short on several issues important to progressives, with the Middle East being one of the more glaring.

http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16280

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The Forgotten Orphans Of Afghanistan:

"I hated the Taliban, but now I hate the Americans even more. I want to kill them when I grow up," said Hamat chillingly. "One day, I want to gain revenge for my family."

http://tinyurl.com/fqld

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Road Map: Sharon & The Record

Like any good general, deception is always central to his strategy.

http://www.fpif.org/commentary/2003/0306sharon.html

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Benjamin Netanyahu, Clarifying How I Stand On Palestinian Sovereignty: [A great example of Israeli double speak]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A24675-2003Jun23.html

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Musharraf hits the 'Israel' button: "The issue must have come up for a discussion during Musharraf's meetings with the American and British leaders.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/EG01Df02.html

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A Must Read

BUSH'S WILLING EXECUTIONERS:

America Betrayed by Cowardly Citizens.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3988.htm

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Bush: Iraq Transformation Is a 'Long-Term' Project indicating an early U.S. exit was considered unlikely.

http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=3022846

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Iraqi Doubts About Liberators:

President George W Bush's declaration that the United States is preparing for a "massive and long-term undertaking" in Iraq will have confirmed the fears of many in Baghdad - that the US is establishing itself as a force for occupation, not liberation.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3038732.stm

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The Costs of War Hit Home:

An elected official of East Cleveland reportedly made a plea at a recent public event for Bush to wage war in East Cleveland, as in Iraq, so that its roads, schools and crumbling infrastructure could then be rebuilt.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3982.htm

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Billion $ Crisis Panics Laid-Back California:

California, hit by the worst financial crisis since the Depression, has started suspending some teachers without pay and has halted spending on schools.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=
/news/2003/07/02/wcalif02.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/07/02/ixworld.html

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Israel Gets Dole, While States Slash Services:

"You would think that somebody in Connecticut would have taken Lieberman to task for putting Israel‚s interests before the state that is paying him his salary .."

http://palestinechronicle.com/article.php?story=20030702154334956

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'Bring Them On,' Bush Says to Iraq Attacks

[Macho Bush further endangers our troops]

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=3027229

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A Must Read

Congressman Jim McDermot: Fear Factory:

Here's how it works: Throw a hundred claims against the wall and poll every night to see what sticks. Leak stories that are later discredited. Get a graduate student's dissertation and plagiarize it. Lift paragraphs from a war-industry magazine. Every so often, raise the danger level to code "yellow" or "orange." Give the people a rest. Then start all over again.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3986.htm

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A Must Read

Norman Mailer: The White Man Unburdened:

What will the cost be to our democracy?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3985.htm

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Beyond Bush:

George W. Bush is just a hired CEO who is about to be removed by the "Board of Directors". Who are they? Are they going to choose his replacement? Are you going to help them?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3983.htm

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Lying To Wage War A " High Crime

" Did Bush know there was at least a reasonable doubt about the presence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3987.htm

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Vote To Impeach Bush: A Message from Ramsey Clark

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3984.htm

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Seven More Countries To Send Troops To Iraq:

The forces from Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Lithuania, Romania and New Zealand are expected to be deployed "largely" under the command of the British controlled sector of southern Iraq.

http://tinyurl.com/fu57

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British Union Brands Blair And His Cabinet As "War Criminal's"

http://politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,989320,00.html

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Shiites Call for End of U.S. Rule in Iraq

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20030701/
ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_shiites&cid=540&ncid=1473

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U.S. Develops Urban Surveillance System:

The Pentagon is developing an urban surveillance system that would use computers and thousands of cameras to track, record and analyze the movement of every vehicle in a foreign city.

http://www.ohio.com/mld/ohio/news/6211959.htm

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Israel To Lobby ABC Over Nerve Gas Documentary:

The program, Israel's Secret Weapon, asserts that Israel has used nerve gas against Palestinians and possesses an arsenal of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/07/01/1056825386691.html

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Traces of poison:

Israel's Dark History revealed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1750.htm

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Israeli Tanks Leave Ruins and Anger in Their Wake:

"I feel like I was born today," said Wael Basyoni, who found his house demolished. "I don't have anything."

http://www.latimes.com/la-fg-mideast1jul01235624,0,5317246.story

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Israel bows to pressure to destroy mosque in Nazareth:

AFTER personal requests from George Bush, the United States president, and the Pope, Israel yesterday destroyed the foundations of a mosque in the heart of Nazareth.

http://www.thescotsman.co.uk/international.cfm?id=719952003

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CIA Raises Renewed Alarm Over Nuclear Arsenal

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/07/01/1056825399523.html

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In Korea, A Quiet US Weapons Buildup:

A new Pentagon study of tactical nuclear weapons that would penetrate the deep tunnels and entrenched artillery positions of North Korea's military, the $11-billion infusion of weaponry has raised concerns in Seoul that Kim Jong Il, the North's isolated leader, will interpret the buildup as a prelude to war or "regime change

http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0701/p01s04-woap.html

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N. Korea Threatens Retaliation Against Blockade:

North Korea yesterday warned it would take to immediate retaliatory measures if the United States imposes any sanctions or blockades against the communist nation, as the moves will be tantamount to violation of the armistice agreement.

http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200307/kt2003070117241910610.htm

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Nukes, Israel and Iran: The Weapon of Choice:

John Bolton still said in an interview with the BBC that the "United States reserves the right to take military action to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons"

http://www.counterpunch.org/sasan07012003.html

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U.S. Case Against Iran‚s Nuclear Program Should Be Viewed With Severe Skepticism

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3980.htm

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Iraq's resistance: A new Vietnam for the White House?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3979.htm

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Prosecutor Says Technician in Washington State Had Enough Ricin to Kill 7,500 People

[Question: If this man had an Arabic name, would he be a "terrorist"? Just asking!]

http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGANPHL8MHD.html

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11 Million Forgotten Children:

The current crisis in childhood survival is compounded by complacency and neglect among those in a position to prevent these deaths.

http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20030627-115045-1419r

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Why The Carlyle Group Wanted to Drop George W. Bush From Its Board A Decade Ago:

David Rubenstein, founder of the secretive defense contractor Carlyle Group. RECALLS HOW USELESS BUSH WAS AS A BOARD MEMBER OF CARLYLE‚S FIRM CATERAIR and his surprise that George W. is now president.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3994.htm

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Jobless Rate Hits 9-Year High of 6.4 Pct in an economic slump that has added nearly a million people to jobless rolls in the past three months.

http://tinyurl.com/fye4

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From Burgers to Baghdad ˆ making the connection:

Never-ending consumption can never be satisfied, it just leads to more consumption. Ultimately of course, it leads directly to Baghdad or Havana or anywhere in the world that either the West depends on to maintain our addiction.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3993.htm

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Eight US soldiers wounded as Iraqi violence continues unabated

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=421343

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Bush Utters Taunt About Militants: 'Bring 'Em On':

"I never heard any military commander -- let alone the commander in chief -- invite enemies to attack U.S. troops." Lautenberg's statement said Bush's words were "tantamount to inciting and inviting more attacks against U.S. forces."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A1617-2003Jul2.html?nav=hptop_tb

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Ready To Explode: Hope for future fades in Iraq.

"We've told the British today that if we're not paid by Friday, we'll arm ourselves with guns again and start killing every foreigner we see in Iraq."

http://tinyurl.com/fxxh

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'This is what the Iraqis think of us,' said the captain, cradling a charred helmet:

Yesterday‚s attack in northern Baghdad was reckless and inventive, and is an alarming demonstration of how organised and determined the Iraqi resistance is becoming.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/printFriendly/0,,1-6047-732230,00.html

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Bring the British troops home:

Resistance to the occupation of Iraq is a response to its tyranny.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,985132,00.html

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US offers $25 Million reward for Saddam:

$15 million was being offered for similar information about Saddam's two sons, Uday and Qusay.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3042174.stm

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Defense of Your Home Is Not Terrorism, Not Even In Iraq:

Imagine that the Iraqi army now controls your town. Imagine that from time to time for no apparent reason, they burst into homes, kicking, clubbing, and shooting the occupants and hauling some off as captives to unknown destinations for unknown reasons.

http://www.independent.org/tii/news/030702Higgs.html

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Imperial History Repeats Itself:

Once again, Indians are being asked to fight Iraqis for empire's sake.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,990022,00.html

Other articles on this topic: http://tinyurl.com/fyve

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Pat Robertson Engages in Illegal Mining Operation in Liberia

http://www.theperspective.org/patrobertson_taylor.html

Other articles on this topic: http://tinyurl.com/fyvp

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A Problem From Hell; America and the Age of Genocide

From Armenia to Afghanistan, journalist Samantha Power finds a pattern of deliberate U.S. inaction in the face of mass murder.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3992.htm

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Blair Warned He Will Be Election 'Target':

TONY Blair has been told he must distance himself from President Bush. The prime minister was given the warning yesterday at a meeting with Sidney Blumenthal, an aide to former US president Bill Clinton.

http://tinyurl.com/fy0o

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Israel Defies Peace Plan With Land Grab On West Bank:

The Israeli government has confiscated hundreds of acres of Palestinian land on the West Bank this week - for the purpose, Palestinians allege, of building settlements - in flagrant breach of commitments under the US-led road map to peace.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,989844,00.html

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Defiant Israel Blind To What It Has Become:

Is it not possible that the basis upon which Palestinians have been treated by successive Israeli governments is centred on racist ideology? One has only to recall the openly racist comments of some Israeli prime ministers.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3990.htm

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Israel Makes Cosmetic Show of Peace as it Builds Bethlehem Wall

http://www.news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=723012003

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Enough playing games: The dismantling of outposts episode is turning into

a parody. For every "unauthorized outpost" ostensibly dismantled by the IDF, two others are constructed by settlers.

http://tinyurl.com/fxsg

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How the Neo-Cons Operate:

Connected to the important role played by elites as the protectors of truth is the notion that "philosophers need to tell noble lies not only to the people at large also to powerful politicians [whom they serve]."

http://www.mediamonitors.net/zogby94.html

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American Injustice:

No less than other nations, the United States has the strength to fight terrorism effectively without abandoning our commitment to constitutional government.

http://www.sunspot.net/news/opinion/oped/bal-op.liberties
03jul03,0,3262172.story?coll=bal-oped-headlines

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A Costly Friendship:

Nothing in the history of the US-Israel alliance has equaled the accession by "friends of Israel" to key posts in the current Bush Administration, and their determined and successful struggle to shape America's foreign policy, especially in the Middle East--including the destruction of Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3991.htm

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No more " soft landing" says ex-US negotiator with Pyongyang:

Washington even considered a "surgical attack" on the suspected North Korean nuclear arms facility in Yongbyon in February.

http://www.prolog.net/webnews/wed/aw/Qnkorea-nuclear-us.R0DD_Dl2.html

Other articles on this topic: http://tinyurl.com/fywo

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US Intel Report Draws Skepticism in South Korea:

A U.S. intelligence report about a North Korean nuclear testing site drew skepticism Wednesday from South Korean experts.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-2861890,00.html

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Polish Troops Leave To Head Force In Iraq Zone:

The advance guard of the 9,200-strong multinational stabilisation force Poland will command in central and southern Iraq left on Wednesday.

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L02329116.htm

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Bush Administration Building A Motley Posse To Keep Peace In Iraq

''The more (foreign troops) there are, the fewer of U.S. troops we have to have,'' Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said this week.

http://famulus.msnbc.com/FamulusIntl/ap07-02-130928.asp?reg=MIDEAST

Other articles on this topic: http://tinyurl.com/fywx

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US Hires 20,000 Mercenaries Costing $250 Million To Patrol Iraq

http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&q=
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3906.htm&e=1043

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Add Up All Numbers To Appreciate Cost Of War:

It is vitally important that we consider all of these deaths to gain a realistic appreciation of the horrific cost of this war.

http://tinyurl.com/fw1p

Other articles on this topic: http://tinyurl.com/fyx7

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Does God Want You to Pay Higher Taxes?

What does the Bible have to do with tax policy? For Alabama Gov. Bob Riley, a lot.

http://transfer.go.com/cgi/transfer.pl?goto=
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/us/Politics/religion030702.html&name=
ALSO_ON&srvc=nws

Other articles on this topic: http://tinyurl.com/fyxa

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U.S. Envoys Besieged by 'bully' charges for demanding that their host governments sign a bilateral agreement with Washington that would exempt US troops from the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/abs_news_body.asp?section=World%20&oid=27240

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Bush Sending Troops To Liberia

http://tinyurl.com/fvj0

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Another Marine Killed In Iraq

http://news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,6692748^1702,00.html

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Poll: Majority In US Believes Bush ' Stretched Truth ' About Iraqi Weapons Of Mass Destruction Or Told Outright Lies, according to a new opinion survey.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3989.htm

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Force Down Rogue State Jets, Say US, Australia:

And board ships suspected of carrying prohibited weapons from North Korea, Iran, Syria and Libya.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/07/04/1057179161923.html

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Explosion Kills 7 Iraqi Police, Recruits

http://www.news-journal.com/news/content/news/ap_story.html/
Intl/AP.V4793.AP-Iraq.html

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Eight killed in clashes in Afghanistan:

Eight people have been killed in the latest clashes between factions in northern Afghanistan where British forces are heading this month to help the government tackle lawlessness.

http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=world
News&storyID=333466

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True Price Of War: Scandal Of Lost POW's

THE Red Cross yesterday accused Tony Blair and George Bush of breaching the Geneva Convention over the shabby treatment of Iraqi prisoners of war.

http://tinyurl.com/g3cz

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US Terror Trials Condemned:

Human rights groups have expressed outrage at the planned use of military tribunals to try terror suspects being held in Guantanamo Bay.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3044278.stm

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Terror By The Numbers: The List

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4009.htm

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Click Here To Find WMD's

http://www.coxar.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/

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Turkey Says U.S. Detains Its Troops In Iraq:

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that U.S. troops have detained Turkish special forces in northern Iraq in what he called an "ugly incident"

http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=333459

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US May Face Fight in Liberia, Even if Taylor Quits

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A7115-2003Jul3?language=printer

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Was Liberia Founded By Freed U.S. Slaves?

Liberia was actually founded by the American Colonization Society, a group of white Americans˜including some slaveholders.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4006.htm

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Pentagon Seeking New Access Pacts for Africa Bases

[Is this the reason the US will send troops to Liberia?]

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/05/international/africa/05BASE.html?ex=
1058372996&ei=1&en=7ecf00ad768b0212

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Resist the American Juggernaut:

Flushed with the illusion of total military victory it is ominous that Africa has emerged on the American leaders radar screen.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4008.htm

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Peace Group Barred From 4th July City Parade

http://www.brainerddispatch.com/stories/070303/new_0703030073.html

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What’s Happened to America?

Americans have been schooled into compliance and complacency.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4007.htm

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Uncelebrating the Fourth:

Americans now live in fear of the rest of the world and the rest of the world lives in fear of America.

http://www.harrybrowne.org/articles/julyfourth.htm

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Website Turns Tables On Government Officials:

Two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are celebrating the Fourth of July with a new Internet service that will let citizens create dossiers on government officials.

http://tinyurl.com/g27h

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$140 million of frozen Iraqi assets 'gifted' to US

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_297293,00050004.htm

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The New Homeless:

Of the 800,000 people who are homeless in the United States, 200,000 are children in homeless families.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/www.cbsnews.com/stories/
2003/07/03/eveningnews/printable561686.shtml

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Let America Be America Again:

Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed -- Let it be that great strong land of love Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme That any man be crushed by one above· O, yes, I say it plain, America never was America to me, And yet I swear this oath -- America will be! Throughout our history, and still today, the most effective way to love the country is to fight like hell to change it.

Continued: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4004.htm

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Exposed: The Carlyle Group:

I defy you to watch this documentary and not be outraged about the depth of corruption and deceit within the highest ranks of our government and the first family.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3995.htm

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Why The Carlyle Group Wanted to Drop George W. Bush From Its Board A Decade Ago:

David Rubenstein, founder of the secretive defense contractor Carlyle Group. Recalls how useless Bush was as a board member of Carlyle‚s firm Caterair and his surprise that George W. is now president. A Must Listen: Other articles on this topic

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3994.htm

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One More Time: A Time to Break Silence: By Rev. Martin Luther King: Audio & Text

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

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Manufacturing 'Terror'

People are very reluctant to think of their political leaders as nothing more than a bunch of lying scumbags and ruthless opportunists, motivated either by simple greed (aka the Bush family) or by some fundamantal flaw in their personality ie, Tony Blair.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4001.htm

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The tyranny of George II:

There is a certain irony that today the American empire is celebrating an essentially anti-imperialist event. But, outside it, July 4 is becoming the focus for a new campaign - a declaration of independence from America.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4001.htm

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Bungling Bully:

Bullying is reprehensible in any circumstances. But simultaneously shooting oneself in the foot looks like incompetence. Regrettably, ham-fisted tactics by George W. Bush's administration have in the past few days achieved that feat in two separate areas of foreign relations.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4000.htm

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U.S. Soldier Killed, 20 Said Wounded in Iraq

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A7822-2003Jul4.html

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Iraqis celebrate rocket attack on troops:

Jubilant Iraqis danced on the twisted wreckage of a US armoured car in central Baghdad yesterday after a rocket-propelled grenade attack left three soldiers wounded.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/07/04/wirq104.xml/

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Iraq Attacks Linked To Bush Taunts:

In keeping with his penchant for cowboy rhetoric, Mr Bush said on Wednesday that there were some in Iraq who felt the conditions allowed them to attack US troops there.

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,6703175%255E401,00.html

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"Bring 'Em On?" A Former Special Forces Soldier Responds to Bush's Invitation for Iraqis to Attack US Troops.

http://www.counterpunch.org/goff07032003.html

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General Says 'We're Still at War' in Iraq as Attacks Continue

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/03/international/worldspecial/
03CND-IRAQ.html?ex=1058278558&ei=1&en=aa0d3e1a216882f2

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Fed-Up Military Families Want Their Loved Ones Home:

"Mommy, Mommy, there's a man in uniform at the door."

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/07/04/1057179157359.html

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Text of New Tape Purported to Be From Saddam:

"I ask the invaders, where are these weapons of mass destruction?"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3998.htm

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Robert Fisk: What on Earth Did Straw Learn in Kandahar?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4005.htm

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Bush Picks Six Prisoners To Face Military Tribunal:

``The State Department issues a report every year in which it criticizes those nations that conduct trials before secret military tribunals,''

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-2867238,00.html

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Britons to go on US terror trial:

They have been held for many months by the US, along with 680 other detainees, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, without being sent for trial.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3044130.stm

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Pakistan Mosque Suicide Bombing Kills 32:

A suicide bombing of a packed Shi'ite mosque in southwestern Pakistan killed at least 32 people and wounded 40 during Friday prayers

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=3039062

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Fisk And Pilger On Iraq : The Real Danger Lies Within

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3997.htm

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Woe Is Me! Iran's successful missile test puts Israel within range:

The Iranian threat will be one of the subjects under discussion when Chief of Staff Moshe Ya'alon visits the Pentagon and U.S. armed forces bases next week.

[Poor little defenseless Israel surrounded by so many enemies of it's 'democracy" LOL]

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=
314457&contrassID=2&subContrassID=1&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y

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From The Archives: U.S. Allies Also Have Chemical Weapons

Israel's nuclear weapons program is thought to include about 200 warheads deployed on ballistic missiles and aircraft, Wolfsthal said. In 2000, Israel placed nuclear -tipped missiles on three submarines, pushing its capabilities beyond those of declared nuclear states India and Pakistan - and possibly even China.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2935.htm

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Poland Seeks Iraqi Oil Stake:

Poland, which has sent troops to support the US-led forces in Iraq, has acknowledged its "ultimate objective" is to acquire supplies of Iraqi oil.

[Now it makes sense! Polish blood for Iraqi oil.]

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3043330.stm

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Consenting Adults?

"The Age of Consent: a manifesto for a new world order," This is an important book, that anyone concerned about the future of the planet and looking for practical advice on directions and strategies, needs to read.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4002.htm

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America Keen To Exploit Boom In Africa's Black Gold:

ALTHOUGH billed as an attempt to extend the hand of friendship to a neglected continent, President Bush's five nation African safari is widely being seen as an effort to ensure US access to Africa's burgeoning pot of black gold.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4026.htm

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Britain Opposed to Military Trials:

Britain has "strong reservations" about U.S. plans to hold a military tribunal to try two Britons held along with other terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay , the Foreign Office said Monday.

http://tinyurl.com/g8cw

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A War in the Planning for Four Years: How stupid do they think we are ?

http://www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/zbig.html

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Attacks Kill 3 US Soldiers in Baghdad

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-2879263,00.html

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Tommy Franks, Repeats Bush "Bring Em On" Taunt

http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=334394

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Troop Morale in Iraq Hits 'Rock Bottom':

"Most soldiers would empty their bank accounts just for a plane ticket home," said one Congressional letter written by an Army soldier now based in Iraq.

http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0707/p02s01-woiq.html

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Fear and frustration: US soldiers talk about what life is like for them in Iraq

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3047798.stm

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U.S. Falling Into Bin Laden's Trap:

I shudder watching American GIs kicking down doors of civilian homes in the dead of night, threatening screaming children with their weapons, hooding suspects, firing into crowds of demonstrators, and calling air strikes on villages.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4022.htm

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Riddle As U.S. Spy Chief Quits:

Paul Redmond, has suddenly resigned in the middle of his secret investigation into how Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden allegedly obtained US computer software, the SUNDAY EXPRESS claimed this weekend.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4025.htm

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What I Didn't Find in Africa:

I have little choice but to conclude that some of the intelligence related to Iraq's nuclear weapons program was twisted to exaggerate the Iraqi threat.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4020.htm

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US Envoy Says Bush 'Twisted' Intelligence:

A former U.S. ambassador who investigated a report about Iraq buying uranium from Niger has accused the Bush administration of twisting intelligence to exaggerate the threat posed by Saddam Hussein.

http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=333570

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Uncovering Bush's Weapons of Mass Destruction:

Some commentators are beginning to call this „Weaponsgate.‰ Though the lies are enormous, public outrage has yet to catch up.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4021.htm

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The Price On Bush's Head:

Money is the tainted blood product of the American body politic, after all. Every one knows it.

http://www.sundayherald.com/35020

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All War All The Time:

The battle on terrorism is an excuse to make fighting permanent.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/07/06/IN245802.DTL

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Remembering Vietnam: My, what short memories we have.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4027.htm

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The War On Drugs: The Winners:

How Government & Law Enforcement Profits From The 'War On Drugs"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4023.htm

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The War On Drugs: The Losers:

The "War On Drugs" Is Really A War On The Poor

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4024.htm

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Joblessness Fuels Tough Decisions:

Many forced to move home, deplete savings to survive

http://www.indystar.com/print/articles/0/055779-6420-031.html

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Death Of A Dirty Fighter:

Anthony A "Tony Poe" Poshepny, a decorated former official of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who collected enemy ears, dropped decapitated human heads from the air on to communists and stuck heads on spikes, was buried on the weekend in California.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/EG08Ae02.html

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Mexican voters deal Fox setback in midterm elections

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2003-07-07-mexico-fox_x.htm

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Tanzania Fights Human Skinning:

A total of six young people are thought to have been killed and skinned in the Mbeya region of south-western Tanzania.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3045738.stm

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Another US Soldier Killed In Iraq

http://www.centcom.mil/CENTCOMNews/news_release.asp?NewsRelease=20030725.txt

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Red, White And Worried:

Post-war euphoria gives way to new realities as Fourth of July finds America troubled and confused.

http://tinyurl.com/g60s

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US Plans To Keep Some Of Its Bases In Iraq For Long Term

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4017.htm

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Baghdad Back To Stone Age:

This article was written in occupied Baghdad in the third year of the 21st century, or in other words "The American Century."

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-07/06/article08.shtml

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President Links Anti-Terrorism War With Colonists' Fight for Independence:

Bush portrayed his anti-terrorist focus as an extension of the colonial resentments of British tyranny that produced the Revolutionary War.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A10364-2003Jul4?language=printer

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Blairspeak – Newspeak – Nospeak:

For generations, the US supported a series of bloody dictatorships in Liberia, initially because of the Cold War and Liberia's geographic position in relation to Libya and Angola. Even the foundation of Liberia as being by freed slaves who returned to Africa from America, is a complete fiction.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4018.htm

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Island Where Slavery Still Festers:

The tiny Senegalese island of Goree will be one of the first places President George Bush visits when he begins his African tour tomorrow.

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,992338,00.html

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Letters From Briton Facing The Death Penalty At Camp X-Ray

http://www.sundayherald.com/35128

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Father Of Taliban Fighter In Caged Protest:

Standing in the cage, Terry Hicks criticised the Government for inaction over his son, who has been detained for 510 days without being charged.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/08/1055010866123.html

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The BBC Has Merely Done Its Duty - That's The Problem:

The BBC's duty is to inform its audience properly, not to worry about the sensitivities of the government.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=
/opinion/2003/07/06/do0606.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/07/06/ixnewstop.html

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News Media Abandon Historic Role -- And Public Suffers:

Millions of Americans accept what they are told and think they understand what they see. And what they are told and what they see is most often news as a manipulated commodity.

http://www.sltrib.com/2003/Jul/07062003/commenta/72646.asp

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Independence Day on the Esplanade in Boston and folk ARE HARASSED by police and IMPEDED from distributing copies of the BILL OF RIGHTS !!

http://www.ibisradio.org/alicecopelandbrown.htm

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Grounding Planes the Wrong Way

Coalition troops looted and vandalized the Iraqi airport that now must be rebuilt.

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1101030714-463062,00.html

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U.S. raid: angry Turkey closes border with Iraq

http://www.paktribune.com/news/index.php?id=31142

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U.S., Indonesian Jets In Standoff:

U.S. fighter planes went into attack mode and locked their missiles on Indonesian warplanes deployed to intercept them.

http://www.knoxnews.com/kns/world/article/0,1406,KNS_351_2089144,00.html

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