Monthly Archives: December 2010

At Least 42 Killed as US Drones Continue to Rock North Waziristan

The US has launched 115 strikes this year killing over a thousand people. Of these, only a handful were ever identified as “high value targets” and a number of those reemerged later, alive and well. The vast, vast majority will … Continue reading

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Blow Up the Deficit

Shadow Wars Get Big Bucks in Last-Minute Defense Bill By Spencer Ackerman The $400 million Pakistan Counterinsurgency Fund, which provides helicopters, night-vision equipment and training to the Pakistan’s Army and Frontier Corps, gets another re-up. There’s also $1.6 billion to … Continue reading

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Eugene Chadbourne: Ollie’s Playhouse/Desert Storm Chewing Gum

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Federal court blocks Obama Administration attempt to spy on cell phones without a warrant

By John Byrne The Obama Administration is seeking to reverse an earlier ruling giving judges the authority to require a warrant for the government to obtain cell phone tracking data. In October, Obama Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer filed a … Continue reading

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Boycott Apartheid

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Max Blumenthal: The Carmel Wildfire is burning all illusions in Israel

Israelis are treating the fire as one of their greatest tragedies in recent years. A friend who grew up in the Haifa area told me over the weekend that he was devastated by the images of destruction he saw on … Continue reading

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