Tripoli - Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, 29, the youngest son of Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi, was killed Saturday in a NATO airstrike on the capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the government said on state television.

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Ex-Gitmo inmate had Australia hijack plans: memo

By Amy Coopes (AFP) – 2 days ago

SYDNEY — An Australian held as a "high risk" inmate at Guantanamo Bay told Egyptian interrogators he had trained some of the 9/11 attackers and planned to hijack a Qantas plane, a secret memo showed on… Read full post »

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Ex-Gitmo inmate had Australia hijack plans: memo

By Amy Coopes (AFP) – 2 days ago

SYDNEY — An Australian held as a "high risk" inmate at Guantanamo Bay told Egyptian interrogators he had trained some of the 9/11 attackers and planned to hijack a Qantas plane, a secret memo sho… Read full post »

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APRIL 22, 2011 10:09PM

markinjapan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fa3h3pnhg8s

 

On, Wednesday, May fifth, markinjapan, will become, markinseoul.

 

Then, a short time later, markinbangkok, followed by, markinphuket

 

Then back to Okinawa, where, I will be restored, to markinjapan.

 

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APRIL 17, 2011 1:40PM

The "Liar in Chief," said . . .

 

Day of Afghan attacks kills 8 NATO service members

 

 

 

KABUL, Afghanistan – Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan killed eight NATO service members in one of the deadliest days for the military coalition this year, signaling the start of what many fear will be a particularly vi… Read full post »

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APRIL 17, 2011 9:42AM

The Sacred Rules of War


April 12, 2011

The key justification President Obama evoked in going to war in Libya—and anywhere else around the globe where America’s survival and safety are not directly threatened—is that failure to act “would have bee/

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A Policy Chasing Its Tail
Eternal recurrence in US foreign policy

by Justin Raimondo, April 13, 2011
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APRIL 11, 2011 2:29PM

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The President Is Missing

By PAUL KRUGMAN
Published: April 10, 2011


What have they done with President Obama? What happened to the inspirational figure his supporters thought they elected? Who is this bland, timid guy who doesn’t seem to stand for anything in particular?

Fred R.
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APRIL 7, 2011 12:11PM

Can't stop crying.

NEW YORK – Glenn Beck: Farewell to a FearmongerBeck’s departure from Fox News marks the welcome removal of an incendiary talk-show host who reveled in apocalyptic shtick and the politics of incitement, writes John Avlon. Plus, the Fox-Beck divorce.

The nightly nervous breakdown will not be televised.

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APRIL 7, 2011 6:28AM

In a Court of Injustice.

Military Tribunal May Keep 9/11 Motives Hidden

by Ray McGovern, April 07, 2011

The Obama administration’s decision to use a military tribunal rather than a federal criminal court to try alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others means the real motives behind the 9/1

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APRIL 3, 2011 9:39AM

not coming back

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APRIL 3, 2011 12:06AM

Flouncing and I am NOT coming back.

Flouncing and NOT coming back.

When my post on the man who, heroically, entered Auschwitz, twice, failed to elicit a single response, I was shocked.

 

It IS, after all, an amazing story, of a truly, courageous man. 

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He should start it on Foreign (dis)Policy: 

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110402/ap_on_el_ge/us_obama2012 

 AP – U.S. soldiers stand guard in front the gate of a U.S. base after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on …


KABUL, Afghanistan – Anger over the

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March 31, 2011

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont sends e-newsletters to Vermonters and people across the country about what is going on in Washington and Vermont.  Since you have written to the senator in t

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MARCH 31, 2011 8:57PM

The Bernie Buzz

The “N” Question

March 19, 2011 by Simha

THE DAY before the Japan Earthquake, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved extending Vermont Yankee’s license for an additional 20 years. The events unfolding in Japan are bringing a new depth to the Nuclear Power deba

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MARCH 31, 2011 8:24PM

Snuck INTO Auschwitz!

Soldier, 92, breaks silence over Auschwitz heroics

Reuters
Soldier, 92, breaks silence over Auschwitz heroicsReuters – Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown (R) chats to Auschwitz survivor Denis Avey at number 10 Downing …
By Mike Collett-White – Thu Mar 31, 9:00 am ET

LONDO

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What Happened to the American Declaration of War?

March 29, 2011

By George Friedman

  

In my book “ The Next Decade,” I spend a good deal of time considering the relation of the American Empire to the American Republic and the threat the empire poses to/… Read full post »

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Reuters/Finbarr OReilly
Rebels near Brega in eastern Libya. More photos »
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MARCH 30, 2011 6:35PM

Dangerous to Dire

Tainted seafood fears spread as Japan plant leaks

Reuters/Issei Kato
Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (2nd L) talk with evacuees at Tokyo Budoh-kan. »
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Wed Mar 30, 11:27 am ET

President Obama’s approval rating hits a new low

By Holly Bailey

After a brief resurgence earlier this year, President Obama's poll numbers are back in the dumps. A new Quinnipiac Poll released Wednesday finds Obama's approval ra/

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Bill Gates schemed to take shares in Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT - News) from his co-founder during the early days of the software company following his partner's treatment for cancer, according to a new memoir by the billionaire co-founder, Paul Allen.

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Long-Term Afghan Presence Likely to Derail Peace Talks

by Gareth Porter, March 29, 2011

The announcement by U.S. Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy in congressional testimony March 15 that the United States would continue to carry out “counter-terrorism operations”

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Santorum blames ‘abortion culture’ for Social Security woes

 In an interview with a New Hampshire radio station Tuesday, Rick Santorum suggested the nation's "abortion culture" is to blame for the Social Security program's financial problems.

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MARCH 29, 2011 8:11AM

The rogue state with a new wrinkle.

 

Israel considering annexing West Bank settlements

 
1 hr 29 mins ago

JERUSALEM – An Israeli official says Israel is considering annexing major West Bank settlement blocs if the Palestinians unilaterally seek world recognition of a state.

The official said Tuesda

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Sorry, but here's the real deal George and mark agree, amazingly enough:

 

Regime change not America’s job

 

 

The missile strikes that inaugurated America’s latest attempt at regime change were launched 29 days before the 50th anniversary of another such — the Bay ofRead full post »

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