ICH 10 July 2013: Russian Inquiry to UN: Rebels, not Army, Behind Syria Aleppo Sarin Attack

10 July 2013 — Information Clearing House

NSA Blackmailing Obama?

Interview with Whistleblower Russ Tice


Abby Martin talks to Russell Tice, former intelligence analyst and original NSA whistleblower, about how he saw spying orders for including former senators Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama.



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Wikileaks Newslinks 10 July 2013

10 July 2013 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks – a journalism high point: US court-martial witness


FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – WikiLeaks and its model of decentralised leaking of secrets is a high point in journalism history, a Harvard professor testified on Wednesday at the court-martial of a U.S. soldier charged with passing secret documents …



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Bradley Manning Newslinks 10 July 2013

10 July 2013 — williambowles.info

Key witness in Bradley Manning trial: Guantánamo files just ‘baseball cards’

The Guardian

A key defence witness at the trial of Bradley Manning has told the court that in his expert opinion as a former chief prosecutor at Guantánamo Bay, the assessment files on detainees passed by the young soldier to WikiLeaks would have had no value to …



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Class Warfare in Egypt By By SEAN F. McMAHON

10 July 2013 — Greanville Post

State Capital Wins Again

egyptmideast_egypt-3 Cairo – Egypt is at war. More accurately, Egypt is experiencing yet another battle in its ongoing class war. The battle is so fierce because the primary combatants are the two most powerful social forces in Egypt, both factions of the capitalist class – the military as the state capitalist class and the Ikhwan (the Muslim Brotherhood) representing the competitive capitalist class.

VTJP Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel News & Articles 9 July 2013: Echoes of South Africa’s ’District Six’ in the Negev

9 July 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Army Invades Al-Qarara
IMEMC – Palestinian sources have reported that a number of Israeli military vehicles advanced on Tuesday at dawn [July 9 2013] hundreds of meters into the Al-Qarara town, north east of Khan Younis city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. …

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Lord Ramsbotham attacks ‘perverse’ decision not to prosecute G4S over Mubenga death By Clare Sambrook

10 July 2013 — Our Kingdom

JULY 2013: Crown Prosecution Service reconsiders decision not to prosecute G4S.

JULY 2012: Ramsbotham, former chief inspector of prisons, condemns original CPS decision not to prosecute. Peers describe UK Border Agency culture of disbelief, its abuse of torture victims, denial of legal representation, dawn raids on pregnant mothers, the perils of outsourcing, ‘loutish and aggressive’ behaviour, and that’s not all . . .

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Defense begins case in trial of Bradley Manning By Thomas Gaist

10 July 2013 — WSWS

Private First Class Bradley Manning’s trial, at Fort Meade, Maryland, is now is in its sixth week. The defense began its case this week, but it has been hamstrung in advance by military judge Colonel Denise Lind’s ruling that Manning’s political motives were irrelevant to case, which effectively denies the defendant any ability to mount a whistleblower defense.

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Syrian war hits Beirut By Franklin Lamb

10 July 2013 — Counterpunch

DAHIYEH, Beirut – This observer’s neighbors seemed to believe, especially over the past year, as most of us did, that the war in Syria would, in one form or another, spill into our neighborhood, Dahiyeh, the Hezbollah stronghold in south Beirut near the Shatila and Burj el Barajeh Palestinian refugee camps.

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Video: Syria: Nobel Peace Laureate Tells Her Account of What She Witnessed

9 July 2013 — Youtube

Nobel Peace Prize laurete, Mairead Maguire tells her account of her visit to Syria. While Maguire was in Syria she discovered that the people the U.S. are funding are violent groups and do not want peace in Syria. Her her view is that Syria is being used as a proxy war by the U.S., Great Britain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. 

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