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Nicola Calipari: Death by Ambush or Death by Stupid?

BBC – Nicola Calipari: An ‘extraordinary hero’: On Friday, Nicola Calipari was an unknown Italian secret agent, close to completing another successful mission for his country. A few hours and a selfless and fatal act later, he had become a … Continue reading

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Another indication that Iran is next

Hrm. Best make that; another *opinion* that Iran is next… Please investigate/consider this and then act as you see fit. You may need a grain of salt and a bit of steady-headedness.

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Tony Blair: what did he know and when did he first start lying about it?

Independent – New charge undermines Blair claims on Iraq war Independent – The Crawford Deal: did Blair sign up for war at Bush’s Texas ranch in April 2002? Hmm. How interesting that Blair knew this was coming and needed a … Continue reading

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The Sun: curious coincidences and warped priorities

You may recall that the Osbournes got robbed the last time (almost) everybody was talking about security measures and the legal advice given for the invasion of Iraq (November 22 and 23 2004) but I’m *pretty* sure The Sun doesn’t … Continue reading

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Eclectic link dump #8

Yes. Two in a row. Deal with it. Climate change: Someone’s blowing smoke to hide or compromise the science. Bush to Putin: “…the Russian government must renew a commitment to democracy and the rule of law.” Don’t say “Pffft!” yet…. … Continue reading

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What really, really matters

Guardian – Papers reveal Bagram abuse: New evidence has emerged that US forces in Afghanistan engaged in widespread Abu Ghraib-style abuse, taking “trophy photographs” of detainees and carrying out rape and sexual humiliation. Documents obtained by the Guardian contain evidence … Continue reading

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And Blair will say: now is not the time to go digging up the past…

Independent – British troops face new charges as bodies of Iraqi civilians are exhumed: Charges against British troops are believed to be imminent following fresh allegations of crimes committed in Iraq, including cases relating to the deaths of civilians. Army … Continue reading

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Freedom. At a price.

Guardian – Fraud and corruption: Forget the UN. The US occupation regime helped itself to $8.8 bn of mostly Iraqi money in just 14 months. Of course, in the interests of world peace, it’s far more importnat that we undermine … Continue reading

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The – now very real – prospect of house arrest at the order of Mr Rupert Murdoch

Seymour Hersh – “We’ve Been Taken Over by a Cult”: …the amazing thing is we are been taken over basically by a cult, eight or nine neo-conservatives have somehow grabbed the government. Just how and why and how they did … Continue reading

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So this is what freedom and liberty tastes like…

My, my… what a jolly day. Would anyone mind if I just posted a string of articles and then just held my heads in my hands and wept…? ACLU – Newly Released Investigative Files Provide Further Evidence Soldiers Not Held … Continue reading

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