News for 2009-07-19

Sunday, July 19, 2009
Honduras: The Right-Wing Coup d'état is Faltering, but Its Supporters Have Powerful Friends in Washington
The international group of right-wingers who staged the coup d'état against the democratic government of Honduras on 28 June are watching their plot fast unravel. There is stiffening international opposition to their protégé, Roberto Micheletti, who, in his capacity as President of Congress,...
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Interviews Offer More Nuanced Look At Roles of CIA Contractors, Concerns Of Officials During Interrogations
In April 2002, as the terrorism suspect known as Abu Zubaida lay in a Bangkok hospital bed, top U.S. counterterrorism officials gathered at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., for a series of meetings on an urgent problem: how to get him to talk. Put him in a cell filled with cadavers, was one...
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Air Force Plans for All-Drone Future
Is the day of the hot-shot fighter jock nearly done?
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Bush's Key Men Face Grilling on Torture and Death Squads
America is bracing itself for a series of investigations that could see top officials from the administration of President George W Bush hauled in front of Congress, grilled by a special prosecutor and possibly facing criminal charges. Several investigations will now cast a spotlight on Bush-era...
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