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Amnesty International’s Troubling Collaboration with UK & US Intelligence

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Amnesty International, the eminent human-rights non-governmental organization, is widely known for its advocacy in that realm. It produces reports critical of the Israeli occupation in Palestine and the Saudi-led war on Yemen. But it also publishes a steady flow of indictments against countries that don’t play ball with Washington — countries like Iran, China, Venezuela, Nicaragua, North Korea and more. Those reports amplify the drumbeat for a “humanitarian” intervention in those nations.

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Bases, Bases Everywhere… Except in the Pentagon’s Report

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Within hours of President Trump’s announcement of a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, equipment at that base was already being inventoried for removal. And just like that, arguably the most important American garrison in Syria was (maybe) being struck from the Pentagon’s books — except, as it happens, al-Tanf was never actually on the Pentagon’s books

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War on BDS: How AIPAC-Israel agenda became US priority

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The Israeli-US war declared on the Palestinian boycott movement is coming to a head, culminating in a well-orchestrated effort aimed at suffocating any form of tangible protest of the ongoing Israeli colonization of Palestine.

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Seymour Hersh: George H.W. Bush Team Leaked To Media To Reveal CIA’s Iran-Contra Affair

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A new piece by Seymour Hersh in the London Review of Books gives some insight into secret U.S. operations during the Reagan administration. The Vice President’s Men includes a quite sensational claim of who revealed the Iran-Contra affair.

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Journalist in Ghana who helped expose FIFA corruption shot dead

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An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday.

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New Bill Will Fine Parents $10,000 for Smoking With a Child in Their Car

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Smoking cigarettes is one of the deadliest habits a person can have. Contributing to both cancer and heart disease, cigarettes are attributed to the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans annually. But should smokers be treated as criminals? A new bill in Indiana will do just that.

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Feds say ‘star’ DEA agent abroad stole millions

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A U.S. federal narcotics agent known for his expensive tastes and high-profile drug seizures has been implicated in a multimillion-dollar money-laundering conspiracy that involved the very cartel criminals he was charged with fighting in Colombia.

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American journalist for Iran’s Press TV ‘jailed’ in US

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The son of an American journalist working for Iranian state television said his mother has been imprisoned in the United States for reasons unknown.Marzieh Hashemi, 59, an anchorwoman for Iran’s English-language Press TV, was arrested on arrival at St Louis Lambert International Airport on Sunday and transferred by the FBI to a detention facility in Washington, DC, the broadcaster reported on Wednesday. 

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