News for 2012-01-15

Sunday, January 15, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Spanish Judge Reopens Guantánamo Torture Probe
Just days after the 10th anniversary of the Guantánamo, the notorious prison remains in the news. On Thursday, Witness Against Torture led 40 people who were arrested protesting outside of Obama's White House protesting Guantánamo and indefinite detention. Now a Spanish judge has re-launched an...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Wikileaks: Did Chain of Command Fail Bradley Manning?
New questions are being raised about the scapegoating of Bradley Manning underway after a massive failure of the US military chain of command. The Christian Science Monitor reported :
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[field_image_caption-raw] Growing Support for Global Robin Hood Tax; Obama, UK Obstacles
Growing support across Europe this week for a new “Robin Hood tax” -- a Financial Transaction Tax-- has given hope to those who have been pushing for US President Obama to support the new tax. But the UK government and President Obama will need to get on board for a new global financial transaction...
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[field_image_caption-raw] US, Israel Split on Iran? Joint Military Drill Cancelled
Joint US-Israel war games planned for this spring simulating war with Iran have apparently been cancelled, according to multiple news agencies in Israel Sunday. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled for talks in Israel this week, Israel said Sunday,...
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