US NSA Spied on Venezuela When President Chavez Died, Documents Reveal By TAMARA PEARSON

9 July 2013 — Venezuela Analysis

Mérida, – Brazilian daily O Globo, reporting jointly with Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald informed today that according to the leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents, the United States has also been spying on Venezuela’s petroleum industry. The information comes as governments confirm that whistleblower Edward Snowden has accepted asylum in Venezuela.

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Ecuador ‘helped Snowden by mistake,’ asylum in doubt

2 July 2013 — RT

Correa told The Guardian that Quito will not be involved in financing or organizing Snowden’s travel from Moscow, specifying that the fugitive leaker would have to reach Ecuadorian soil before the government considers protecting him from American law enforcement. 

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Video: NSA leaker Snowden arrives in Moscow en route to ‘third country’ with WikiLeaks help

23 June 2013 — RT

The plane carrying whistleblower Edward Snowden has landed at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The former CIA contractor, who left Hong Kong in a bid to elude US extradition on espionage charges, is on his way to a ‘third country’ via Russia.

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CONFIRMED: Both FBI & CIA Watched Boston Bombing Suspects for Years

25 April, 2013 — Land Destroyer

FBI & CIA now admit to putting Boston bombing suspect on 2 “watch lists,” directly contradicting previous public statements. CIA most likely sponsored suspect’s trips to meet US-backed terrorists in Chechnya, Russia. 

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America’s Power Game: Iranian People Victims of US Economic Sanctions By Kourosh Ziabari

13 December, 2012Global Research

Iran’s nuclear program seems to have reached a dead end. Iranian officials have politically invested a lot on the country’s nuclear program, which was initially set in motion 6 decades ago when President Dwight D. Eisenhower decided to help his close friend Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi construct the first nuclear reactors in Iran, Continue reading this...

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Potential Military Confrontation: Russia Arms Syria with Powerful Ballistic Missiles

9 December 2012 Global Research News – hamsayeh.net

Global Research Editor’s Note

We bring to the attention of Global Research readers the following news excerpt from hamsayeh.net regarding the delivery of Russian Iskander missiles to Syria in response to the deployment of US Patriot missiles in Turkey. 

by Reza Kahlili

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The Political Pied Pipers on the Road to Mangaung: A Different Kind of Tale By Dale T. McKinley

5 December 2012 — SACSIS

Picture credit: Jacob Zuma courtesy World Economic Forum

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He advanced to the council-table:
and, “Please your honours,” said he,
“I’m able, by means of a secret charm,
to draw all creatures living beneath the sun,
that creep, or swim, or fly, or run,
after me so as you never saw!
and I chiefly use my charm
on creatures that do people harm,

~ Robert Browning – ‘The Pied Piper: A Child’s Story’ (1842)

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Americans Are The Most Spied On People In World History By Washington’s Blog

5 December 2012 —  Washington’s Blog

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TechDirt notes:
In a radio interview, Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Angwin (who’s been one of the best at covering the surveillance state in the US) made a simple observation that puts much of this into context: the US surveillance regime has more data on the average American than the Stasi ever did on East Germans.

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 PCHR E-Narrative 5 January 2012: Amal al-Samouni

5 January 2009 — PCHR – Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

“I have constant pain in my head, eyes and ears. I have been having nose bleeds for the past three years. I can still feel the shrapnel move inside my brain”
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Amal al-Samouni (11) sitting in front of her house in Zeitoun neighborhood

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Adrian Lamo Newslinks 21 December 2011

21 December 2011 — williambowles.info

Bradley Manning Accuser Adrian Lamo Takes the Stand
ABC News (blog)
Adrian Lamo, the former computer hacker who first identified Bradley Manning to federal authorities as the source of hundreds of thousands of classified documents leaked to Wikileaks, was challenged by the Army private’s defense over his history as a …

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/12/bradley-manning-accuser-adrian-lamo-takes-the-stand/

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