Information Clearing House Archive         For the Month of August 2003 – Part 1
Al Qaida wins a battle:

Although Islamic terrorists may eventually lose the War on Terrorism, they have clearly won the most recent battle: Operation Iraqi Freedom.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4320.htm

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Snuffed Candles:

In a stunning development, the Bush Regime announced its unconditional and abject surrender in Iraq this week. What they did surrender, at long last, was the pretense that their pre-invasion warmongering -- built on iron certainties and "smoking guns" and "bulletproof evidence" (Don Rumsfeld's phrase) -- ever had the slightest connection to reality.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4322.htm

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Operation Iranian Freedom: All the Shah's Men:

An American Coup and the Roots of Terror in the Middle East.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4324.htm

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Analysis: Soaring costs of ' rescuing' Iraq:

It has become a fiscal nightmare, a monetary Vietnam that already accounts for around 15 percent of the U.S. annual budget deficit.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4323.htm

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More than 100 US soldiers in Iraq struck with pneumonia

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4316.htm

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Army Sends Teams to Probe Iraq Illness

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4317.htm

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Inside the Pentagon: Franklin "Chuck" Spinney:

Is Our Massive Defense Budget Keeping Us Safe?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4318.htm

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Inside the Pentagon: Defense Spending Map

In all but a handful of states, Department of Defense dollars account for by far the majority of federal dollars. Check out your state's share.

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

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Inside the Pentagon: Defense Dollars:

This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence – economic, political, even spiritual – is felt in every city, every state house, every office of the Federal government. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the Nation

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

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A Warning: President Dwight Eisenhower: Farewell to the Nation:

We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. We annually spend on military security more than the net income of all United States corporations.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4319.htm

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US Military Abroad: More Bases Won't Curb Terrorism

http://www.iht.com/articles/104974.html

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US soldier killed, 3 wounded in Iraq ambush

http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s915913.htm

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US Immunity demand 'a violation':

The United States on Wednesday tabled a resolution in the UN security council that would authorise deployment of a multinational peacekeeping force in Liberia. But, it included a proviso that those in the force be exempt from the ICC's jurisdiction.

http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1396044,00.html

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Saddam's sons buried in Tikrit:

There was a heavy US army presence and journalists were prevented from photographing or filming the swift burial service.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s915973.htm

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Daughters Say Don't Know Where Saddam Is

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4321.htm

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Reporting On Israel:

A comparison of how the New York Times and Le Monde reported the vote of the Knesset blocking citizenship for Palestinians who marry Israeli citizens.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4325.htm

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Halliburton Profits Skyrocket On Iraq Deals

Halliburton, said work in Iraq had boosted revenue as it swung from a loss to record second-quarter net income.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4311.htm

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Facing resistance:

The Anglo-American military conquest of Iraq is starting to be seen, experienced and resisted as just that -- a military conquest.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4312.htm

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What Does Bush Have To Hide?

Censoring the 9/11 report: neocons project their fantasies onto blank pages.

http://www.antiwar.com/justin/j080103.html

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Polish troops under fire in Iraq

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4314.htm

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Iraq oil pipeline blown up by saboteurs

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4315.htm

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Saddam Daughter Says 'Betrayal' Gave U.S. Victory

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4310.htm

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For an Iraqi Family, 'No Other Choice'

Father and Brother Are Forced by Villagers to Execute Suspected U.S. Informant

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4309.htm

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Democracy in Iraq? Bush does not want it; it won't happen!

A guerrilla war was planned all along in Iraq against the U.S. and will continue for decades. It will come home to Americans as well.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4307.htm

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Three months after end of major combat, Iraqis deeply distrustful of U.S. occupiers

A child was dying, and so was the good will that this company of the Florida National Guard had worked for more than two months to build.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4308.htm

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Greg Palast: Bush And The Saudis Sittin' In A Tree

President George was in one hell of bind this week when it turned that that Saudi Arabia funded Al Qaeda, not Iraq. Realizing we'd invaded the wrong country, Bush did the honorable thing: he's come out against gay marriages.

http://www.gregpalast.com/printerfriendly.cfm?artid=253

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US Bartering Arms for Soldiers for Iraq

Faced with a rising death toll among its soldiers in Iraq, the United States is trying to "buy" foreign troops

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EH01Ak02.html

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US Troops Fire on Taxi, Wound Three Afghan Soldiers

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=
OB103FJEOLBUKCRBAELCFFA?type=worldNews&storyID=3197045

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Bush's 9-11 Secrets: The Government Received Warnings of Bin Laden's Plans to Attack New York and D.C.

http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0332/mondo4.php

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Bait & Switch: The Neocon Case for War in Iraq

http://www.majority.com/news/startribune1.html

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US Homelessness and Poverty Rates Skyrocket While Billions are Spent Overseas on Occupation.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4305.htm

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Iraq: soldiers doling out "Dirty Harry" style vigilante justice: "They beat him pretty bad. They beat him, tied him up and beat him again," said a US officer on condition of anonymity.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4306.htm

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How many Americans will die for oil?

George Bush has given oil companies carte blanche in Iraq. This will lead to disaster.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4342.htm

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Robert Fisk: British Troops Play it Cool. But Anxiously They Eye the North

The south has been relatively free of the guerrilla attacks suffered by US forces in Baghdad. But is that all about to change?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4339.htm

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U.S. Wants Saddam, But Dead - Not Alive

Dead dictators tell no tales.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4340.htm

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Religious zealotry and the crisis of American democracy

The danger of religious fundamentalism has been present in the American political bloodstream since the arrival of the Puritans. Now, with a government of religious conservatives locked in a polarising mindset of us-them and good-evil, the threat it poses is not just to American freedom, but to the world's.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4338.htm

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Functionally insane Americans

In the asylum, nothing is real unless our masters tell us that it is. The functionally insane nod their heads in agreement, their eyes never betraying a hint of confusion over the ever-shifting reality being created for them.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4341.htm

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A Must Read

Gore Vidal Delivers Chilling Predictions of Despotism A Must Read

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4336.htm

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A Must Read

The idealistic acceptance of well-presented manipulation of truth

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4335.htm

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Top Saddam Aide: Iraq Destroyed WMD's In 1991: Leader sought to keep up guessing game to prevent a US invasion.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4330.htm

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A Must Read: Journalists are killers too...!

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4334.htm

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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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Blair and Bush join forces to spin away weapons issue:

At the same time both men are working to lower the burden of proof - from finding weapons to finding evidence that there were programmes to develop them

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4329.htm

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British Intelligence chief to quit after split on Iraq:

Britain's top spymaster has decided to retire early, dealing a damaging new blow to the Government's credibility over its presentation of intelligence on Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4328.htm

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US Renews Sanctions on Iraq

President Bush has continued for one year the national emergency with respect to Iraq, citing continued instability in the country.

http://usinfo.state.gov/xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-
english&y=2003&m=July&x=20030731181136namfuaks0.694668&t=
usinfo/wf-latest.html

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US Tries To Silence Niger:

America has warned the Niger government to keep out of the row over claims that Saddam Hussein sought to buy uranium for his nuclear weapons programme from the impoverished West African state.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4331.htm

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Ministry Of Defense Tried To Destroy Kelly Files.

http://tinyurl.com/ivny

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The backlash: growing doubts over Kelly's story

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=430114

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Former CIA agent tells: How US infiltrates "civil society" to overthrow governments

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4332.htm

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The prisoner of Ramallah: A Profile Of Yasser Arafat:

He has spent most of his life in constant danger, with a dozen secret services trying to kill him. He survived several assassination attempts.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4327.htm

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Al-Qaida Threatens Retaliation if Detainees Held by US are harmed

http://www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=6712D829
-5B95-483D-A6F9DFF7FF3E3274

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US to Meet N Korea 1-on-1

http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wokore023399177
aug02,0,7404510.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

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Anti-war activists On secret US No-Fly List

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4333.htm

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If This Is the Future Of Democracy In America, "God Help Us All"

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

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Three MoreSoldiers Killed in Iraq Attacks

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/03/international/worldspecial/03BAGH.html?ex=
1060861281&ei=1&en=cb82d7fa7be1ea69

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Is Syria next? Syria - encircled, broke and threatened by America and Israel.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4326.htm

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Career officer does eye-opening stint inside Pentagon

I suggested to my boss that if this was as good as it got, some folks on the Pentagon's E-ring may be sitting beside Hussein in the war crimes tribunals.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4353.htm

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Wounded soldiers battle injuries, emotions upon return to U.S.

Part of Shrode's therapy each day is learning how to write with his left hand. If he goes slowly enough, the letters look almost as good as if he were penning them with his missing right hand.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4351.htm

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Israeli Lobby Purchases Another 29 Democratic Congressmen

The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee is the main pro-Israel lobby group in the United States. It frequently sponsors visits to Israel for leading figures in American public life.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4350.htm

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Not-So-Great Expectations?

The George W. Bush Guide for Making Yourself Look Good Even Though You Aren't Really Doing Anything.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4352.htm

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The unreported cost of war: at least 827 American wounded

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4343.htm

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Shi'ites raise new battle cry:

The growing radicalization of Iraqi Shi'ites, as reflected in the creation of the "army of al-Mahdi", heralds the widening of the anti-occupation movement beyond the expectations of the US government.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4348.htm

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Iraqis fear soldiers will rob them:

Citizens have problems trying to retrieve property seized at checkpoints, and the attitude is poisoning relations.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4345.htm

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75-year-old farmer was shot dead at a coalition checkpoint

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1512&e=
1&u=/afp/20030803/wl_afp/iraq_us_030803192851

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Palestinians Offer Truce Extension, Israel Says No

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4344.htm

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US in cash threat to halt West Bank fence:

The proposal would aim to cut loan guarantees on the basis of what Israel spends on the construction of the security fence east of the Green Line.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;$sessionid$
0JVD0AJK51TBBQFIQMFSFF4AVCBQ0IV0?xml=/news/2003/08/04/wmid04
.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/08/04/ixnewstop.html

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Pentagon fires off new China report:

Brace yourself - it turns out that China actually has the unmitigated gall to want to act like a major power and equip its military accordingly. The horror, the horror!

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4349.htm

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U.S. presses program for new atom bombs:

Pentagon is seeking weaponry to strike at adversaries buried deep in bunkers.

http://www.iht.com/articles/105137.html

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Letting Up On Osama

U.S. officials are suggesting that the focus on the former leader of Iraq has come at the cost of eliminating the eccentric Saudi millionaire behind the 9/11 attacks.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4346.htm

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Ashcroft: Al-Qaeda Poised to Strike US

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2003-08-03-ashcroft_x.htm

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The Crusades: the fall of Jerusalem:

How the concept of jihad has changed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4347.htm

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Afghan Political Violence on the Rise:

Instability in South Grows as Pro- Taliban Fighters Attack Allies of U.S.-Led Forces.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15348-2003Aug2.html

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The many voices of US foreign policy:

Contending forces within the administration of President George W Bush and his Republican Party are fighting for control of the US's foreign policy, and the White House seems more and more unable to impose discipline.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EH05Ak01.html

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Burned Alive! U.S. Firebombed Iraqi Soldiers:

"They were Iraqi soldiers there. It's no great way to die," he added. How many Iraqis died, the military couldn't say. No accurate count has been made of Iraqi war casualties.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4363.htm

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Source List and Detailed Death Tolls for the Man-made Megadeaths of the Twentieth Century:

If you consider it rude to reduce human suffering to cold statistics, you don't have to. Turn away now.

http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/warstats.htm

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How Many People Have Been Killed As A Result Of U.S. Foreign Policy From 1945 Through 2003?

http://nottheenemy.com/index_files/Death%20Counts/Death%20Counts.htm

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Arabs snub US over troops:

Arab League foreign ministers have ruled out sending troops to help US forces to stabilise Iraq.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3126515.stm

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The war according to David Hackworth:

The retired colonel calls Donald Rumsfeld an "asshole" whose bad planning mired U.S. troops in an ugly guerrilla conflict in Iraq. His sources? Defiant soldiers sending dispatches from the front.

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2003/08/04/hackworth/print.html

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Has A Right-Wing Zionist Cabal Hijacked The White House in pursuit of a ŒGreater Israel?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4362.htm

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13 killed in Jakarta hotel car bombing

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/asia_china/story.jsp?story=430772

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American Civilian Is Killed in Iraq:

An American civilian contractor was killed Tuesday when a bomb was detonated under the truck he was driving.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-2991309,00.html

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Death marches at double in Iraq but US public unaware:

"Since the war has started, I can't give you an exact number because that's classified information"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4359.htm

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Even with Weapons, Hussein Was No Threat:

If Saddam Hussein had amassed chemical, biological, and ˜ yes ˜ even nuclear weapons, he would not have posed a threat to the American people. As offensive tools, those weapons would have been useless.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4360.htm

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Call it What It Is: Nazi-Style Propaganda:

Since the Nazi generals were taken away and hung after the Nuremberg trials, there is no such thing as „preventive war‰ under international law and the UN Charter.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4361.htm

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Ignorant Citizens Destroying Freedom:

Thomas Jefferson is quoted as saying, "Ignorant and free has never been and never will be." He is right, of course. Furthermore, this simple proverb may best explain the cause of America's rush to moral and political destruction.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4357.htm

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Senator Hollings Says Bush Is, " the weakest president in my 50 years of public service."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4358.htm

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Britain: The real outlaw state:

"The reality is that the Blair government is seriously out of control ˆ an outlaw state, undertaking its foreign policy in open contempt for international ethical standards, including riding roughshod over the United Nations."

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4356.htm

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Downing St accused of new low after 'Walter Mitty' smear of Kelly

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=430752

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In case you missed it: September 11 and the Origins of the ŒWar on Terrorism‚: A Revisionist Account

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1024.htm

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Who First Suggested That Iraq Was Behind The 9/11 Attacks?

Would you believe the Israeli Mossad ?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1023.htm

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In case you missed it:

Threat of US strikes passed to Taliban weeks before NY attack:

Osama bin Laden and the Taliban received threats of possible American military strikes against them two months before the terrorist assaults on New York and Washington.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article1022.htm

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Was The war on Iraq Conceived in Israel ?

To understand why Israeli leaders would want a Middle East war, it is first necessary to take a brief look at the history of the Zionist movement and its goals.

http://www.thornwalker.com/ditch/snieg_conc1.htm

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Nigerian peace-keepers arrive in Liberia

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/africa/story.jsp?story=430516

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War casualties overflow Walter Reed hospital:

Officials at Walter Reed Army Medical Center are referring some outpatients to nearby hotels because casualties have overloaded the hospital's convalescence facility.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4354.htm

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Portrait of a US combat casualty

http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0805/p06s02-woiq.html

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Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki:

At 1:45 a.m. on August 6, 1945, a US B-29 bomber, named Enola Gay, took off from Tinian Island in the Mariana Islands. Here is a description from a pamphlet published by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum of what happened immediately following the explosion:

http://www.wagingpeace.org/articles/03.08/0801krieger_hiroshima+nagasaki.htm

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Matrix' Offers Law Agencies Faster Access to Americans' Personal Records:

Police in Florida are creating a counter-terrorism database designed to give law enforcement agencies around the country a powerful new tool to analyze billions of records about both criminals and ordinary Americans.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4371.htm

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Robert Fisk: Even In Death, Uday And Qusay Keep The Americans On Their Guard

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4366.htm

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The other Iraq fraud:

Last fall, a majority of Americans said Mr. Hussein was personally involved in Sept. 11, something even the administration didn't dare to claim.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4364.htm

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Iraqis Deny al-Qaeda Fighting US Troops

http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-2990428,00.html

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Has Blair Sexed Up Saddam‚s Atrocities, Too?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4365.htm

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Exposing the lies:: Q & A With CIA Analyst Stephen Pelletiere

Who killed the Kurds? Israel's part in a US invasion of Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article2098.htm

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Iraqis flock to Mahdi's Shia army against US occupation.

http://tinyurl.com/j59h

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Pak Not To Send Troops to Iraq:

Other countries the United States has approached for help, including India and Turkey, have also said they couldn't send troops without a new UN mandate.

http://autofeed.msn.co.in/pandoraV15/output/ADC5535D
-A526-4519-B6AB-71A5CA9599AB.asp

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The Terrorism Of Debt:

The genocide happening in the third world today is even more horrifying than the death camps in Nazi Germany. This time the objective is not to "cleanse the master race", but to make the masters wealthier.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4368.htm

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Living in hope:

Bush threatens to withhold loans if Israel continues security wall

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=430985

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And Then, the reality:

Rice: Security fence will not affect loan guarantees

http://tinyurl.com/j66d

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'We don't feel like heroes anymore'

I am a private first class in the Army's 671st Engineer Company out of Portland. I just wanted to let you know a little bit of what we are up to, maybe so that you can have another opinion of what's going on over here in Iraq.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4369.htm

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Returning Marines critical of Iraq plan: Occupation not run well, some say.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4370.htm

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Pentagon moves to contain complaints from US troops in Iraq:

Soldiers' families are also being advised not to complain to the media, according to news reports.

http://www.prweek.com/news/news_story.cfm?ID=186846&site=3

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Police knew that bombed Jakarta hotel was terror target

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=431021

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German Firm Probes Final World Trade Center Deals

Was it coincidence that unusually large sums of money, perhaps more than $100 million, were rushed through the computers as the disaster unfolded?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4367.htm

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Tracking You Through the Mail:

No person will be able to mail a letter without the USPS and their pals in Homeland Security knowing about it.

http://www.counterpunch.com/plummer08042003.html

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Muffling the Left: Watchdog Reveals Effort to Gag Anti-Bush Causes.

http://villagevoice.com/issues/0332/lee.php

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Cynthia McKinney: "Democracy Is Under Attack -Let's Take it Back"

http://www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/080503_take_it_back.html

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Neocon Coup at the Department d'État:

When the neocons want something done, they'll get it done, no matter what Mr. Bush thinks.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/06/opinion/06DOWD.html

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Car Bombing at Jordan's Embassy in Baghdad Kills at Least 9

http://www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=03276E13-
4EF9-4828-9CC3B9BE7C29363F

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Two US soldiers killed in Baghdad

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3131791.stm

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General: Saddam Allies Raise Bounty on Americans

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A28215-2003Aug7?language=printer

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Al Gore's Speech On President Bush's Iraq Policy

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4383.htm

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The Conceited Empire

A historian credited with predicting the downfall of the Soviet Union in the 1970s now says that the US has been on its way out for the last decade

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4381.htm

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Ashcroft Goes On Tour to Plug To Plug Patriot Act II a.k.a the Victory Act:

The nation's top cop is facing tough opposition from critics on both the right and left, who fear Ashcroft is eroding civil rights.

http://www.nydailynews.com/08-06-2003/news/wn_
report/story/106872p-96686c.html

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An axis of junkies:

Senior US officials need never worry about a pension plan. George Bush senior, his secretary of state, James Baker, and the former CIA director, defence secretary and national security advisor, Frank Carlucci, have all picked up big consultancy fees and commissions for visiting Riyadh after leaving office. So has the former British prime minister John Major.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4382.htm

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Why Bush likes tall tales:

The day is not far off when Abu Mazen and his government will fall. It's only a matter of time. Then, Ariel Sharon will get Yasser Arafat back, and he will be relieved to be rid of Abu Mazen's moderation.

http://tinyurl.com/j9mj

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President of the World Jewish Congress urges opposition to the separation fence

http://tinyurl.com/jbok

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Is It A Fence, Is It A Wall? You decide

http://www.pengon.org/wall/photos1a.html

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Divide and Rule: History is a conspiracy of the powerful

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4384.htm

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'Dr. Strangeloves' Meet to Plan New Nuclear Era:

US government scientists and Pentagon officials will gather today behind tight security at a Nebraska air force base to discuss the development of a modernised arsenal of small, specialised nuclear weapons which critics believe could mark the dawn of a new era in proliferation.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1013690,00.html

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US sees atom bomb as God, Hiroshima mayor says

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4379.htm

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Myths surrounding the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4380.htm

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Masters of deceit:

Convicted felons responsible for thousands of deaths are calling the shots at the White House.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4376.htm

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War Is A Racket:The flag follows the dollar and the soldiers follow the flag.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4377.htm

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Empire's don't last, no matter what the neo-cons think:

An American - led empire, a corporate empire, "is" what the current administration is all about.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4378.htm

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Insider Fires a Broadside at Rumsfeld's Office

http://atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EH07Ak01.html

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Intelligence Shouldn't Exist Just to Serve Policy:

The marketing rollout for the war was keynoted by the vice president, who in a shrill speech on Aug. 26 charged, ''Saddam has resumed his efforts to acquire nuclear weapons.''

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/6458041.htm

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Blix: Invasion of Iraq Violated UN Charter

http://jang.com.pk/thenews/aug2003-daily/07-08-2003/main/main22.htm

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An Interview with Hiroshima Survivor Shigeko Sasamori Audio

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4375.htm

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Why the A-bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

http://hiroshima.tomato.nu/English/park_ma/morgue_e12.html

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Lets start another intifada:

Two Likud MKs vow to defy police and visit Temple Mount

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/326404.html

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"Devout" Israeli lawmakers reveal ignorance about Judaism

http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article1790.shtml

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Liberia's Taylor to Announce 'Intention to Resign'

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A23376-2003Aug6.html

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Wolfowitz Admits: Iraq Was Not Involved In 9-11 Terrorist Attacks, No Ties To Al-Qaeda:

The Bush administration had no evidence linking Iraq to 9-11 or al-Qaeda, but simply used the horrific terrorist attacks as a reason to overthrow Saddam Hussein and his Baathist regime.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4372.htm

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

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Saudi Arabia blasts " deaf" U.S. congressmen [OK. Lets blame The Saudi's for 9/11.]

http://tinyurl.com/j7xr

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I wonder if this has anything to do with Restoration of "The Trans-Arabian Pipe Line"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4373.htm

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N. Korea next to hear U.S. war drum:

A senior Pentagon adviser has given details of a war strategy for invading North Korea and toppling its regime within 30 to 60 days.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4399.htm

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US investigators: Passengers ' did not crash 9/11 plane '

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4397.htm

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Father of dead soldier claims Army coverup:

"The government is covering this up and it is a dog-gone shame," said Moses Lacy, whose daughter, Army Spc. Rachael Lacy, died April 4 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after getting pneumonia.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4398.htm

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The end?

The sack of Rome ushered in a long era of decline that historians call 'The Dark Ages.' Faced with the onset of another such age, we must organize against the American government plan to "bring it on."

http://www.zmag.org/weblinks/kerr_endofoil.htm

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German News Report Exposes U.S. Use of Napalm Bombs In Iraq:

"Napalm. The horror weapon in the Viet Nam war. It is internationally outlawed, their use is contrary to international law. And it was nevertheless used in the Iraq war by the US army.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4395.htm

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US rejects German napalm bombing report

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4396.htm

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Saudi Secrets Are Safe With Bush:

If the Bushes reveal damaging information about the Saudis, what might the Saudis reveal about them?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4393.htm

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1941 - 1946, Saudi Arabia: The Making Of A US Colony PDF Format

http://coat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/issue51/articles/51_04-05.pdf

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The Effects of Nuclear War: Graphic description of the effects of Nuclear War.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4394.htm

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US Soldier Killed in Western Baghdad

http://www.cbn.com/CBNNews/Wire/030808a.asp

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US soldier dies of gunshot wound in Baghdad

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/08/08/1060145874320.html

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Is the Price, in Blood and Money, Too High?

The price of occupation has been estimated at $1 billion a week, contributing to what is already the largest federal deficit in American history.

http://www.economist.com/world/africa/displayStory.cfm?story_id=1974616

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How neo-cons influence the Pentagon ...

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4392.htm

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Are Military Tribunals Worth Dying For?

Each American must now ask himself a critical question: Are those military tribunals worth dying for and are they worth risking the lives of our friends, families, and countrymen?

http://www.fff.org/comment/com0308b.asp

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Bush Approval Slips in Pew Poll:

Approval ratings for President Bush, have slipped to pre-Iraq war levels amid growing concern about the sluggish economy, according to a poll released on Thursday.

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/news/news-bush-poll.html

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Justice Delayed. Justice Denied:

Jose Padilla has been held in solitary confinement at a naval prison for more than a year, ever since President George W. Bush stripped him of his rights as a citizen of the United States.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4387.htm

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Groups Challenge Detention of 'Terror' Suspects:

The executive branch unilaterally cannot arrest a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, detain him in a military brig without any charges, without access to an attorney and without any ability to argue in his own defence.‰

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4388.htm

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A threat to one is a threat to all in a nation of laws:

If Padilla can be designated an enemy combatant, so can any American citizen. That is not a power a president has or should have.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4389.htm

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Group counts civilian toll

About 20,000 civilians were wounded in the Iraq war and the US-British occupiers were ignoring their suffering, a research group said, in what it termed the first study of the war's casualty toll. "The maimed civilians of Iraq have been brushed under the carpet,"

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4391.htm

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US Clamps Secrecy on Warnings Before 9/11 It's not just the Saudi secret that's being kept.

http://www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-vpcoc073404676aug07,0,4849578.column

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Immunity for Iraqi Oil Dealings Raises Alarm:

An executive order signed by President Bush more than two months ago is raising concerns that U.S. oil companies may have been handed blanket immunity from lawsuits and criminal prosecution in connection with the sale of Iraqi oil.

http://www.latimes.com/la-fi-order7aug07,0,4076489.story

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US Warns Germany Over Sales To Libya:

The focus of U.S. concern is a project by Germany's RWE Dea AG. The company plans to invest up to $60 million in Libya's energy sector.

http://www.menewsline.com/stories/2003/august/08_08_1.html

 

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The Seven Mortal Sins of American Blindness

http://www.gulfnews.com/Articles/Opinion.asp?ArticleID=94545

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Taliban Kill Six Soldiers in Afghanistan:

In one of the most brazen and well-organized attacks in recent months, 40 suspected Taliban fighters armed with assault rifles shot up a government office in southern Afghanistan, killing six

http://tinyurl.com/jg4b

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Disgusting display: "The US committed the murder with a glee characteristic of bloodthirsty cannibals,"

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2003/649/eg5.htm

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Trembling and cracking voice leaves listeners close to tears

http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/archive/5-8-19103-23-56-20.html

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Europe leads on women's rights

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2995687.stm

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Pvt. Lynch Pulls Out of Movie Deal With NBC:

The Lynch family said that they wanted her authorized story to be told first in a book to be published before the end of this year.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/07/business/media/07CND-LYNCH.html?ex=
1061309282&ei=1&en=8f673c3f4e892350

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Hanan Ashrawi: A Trilogy of Dysfunction: When the Bully Whines

It is time that Israel is treated like any other state and made subject to a global rule of law.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4386.htm

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Mr. Bush, It Is A Crime To Make False Statements To Congress:

If there is a major terrorist attack sometime next year prior to the elections, making George Bush Junior once again our much admired Warrior Leader, guaranteeing his reelection, this would not surprise too many Americans.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article4385.htm

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