Media Lens: When The Next Moment Matters More: ‘The Special One’ – Part 3 By David Edwards

22 May 2013 — Media Lens


I caught up with an old friend, after many years, on a muggy afternoon in Camden. Outwardly, he seemed the same wonderfully ebullient character he had always been – I got the usual bear hug and bristly smacker on the cheek. But as we talked, it became clear something had changed.

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Bradley Manning / Wikileaks Newslinks 22 May 2013

22 May 2013 —


Parts of Bradley Manning trial to be closed to public

Washington Post

The judge in the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning said Tuesday that she will close portions of the trial to the public to protect classified material, a ruling that is likely to frustrate civil liberties groups that have alleged the case is being …


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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 21 May 2013: Israeli archive file shows that Israel’s founder tried to erase Palestinian Nakba

21 May 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

PPP Slams Arrest Of Five Of Its Members By P.A. Forces
IMEMC – Tuesday May 21 2013; the leftist Palestinian People Party (PPP) issued a statement condemning the arrest of five of its members by the Palestinian Security Forces in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem. …

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ICH 21 May 2013: The Globalization of Hypocrisy

21 May 2013 — Information Clearing House


Noam Chomsky: Obama Was Willing to Start Nuclear War to Kill bin Laden

By Eric W. Dolan

MIT professor Noam Chomsky criticized the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on Friday, saying President Barack Obama could have provoked a nuclear war.


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‘US opened Pandora’s box in Iraq, regional sectarian violence almost impossible to stop now’

22 May 2013 — RT

“Everyone in Iraq must be terrified that the situation in Syria is spilling over into Iraq” Bambery said as Tuesday’s attacks in the country kill over 40, a day after over 70 people were murdered, escalating fears of all-out sectarian war between minority Sunnis and majority Shiites. Continue reading