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Secretive Bilderberg Club Ready for Protests
Splash! Could that be the sound of Lord Mandelson hitting one of the Dolce hotel's four pools? Or Robert Zoellick of the World Bank? Paul Volcker of the US Economic Recovery Advisory Board? Or merely the euro taking another dive? That is the thing about the Bilderberg group's top secret meetings:...
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New Evidence: Kissinger Rescinded Warning Against Condor Assassinations
WASHINGTON - Five days before the assassination in downtown Washington of former Chilean Defence Minister Orlando Letelier, then-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger rescinded instructions to U.S. ambassadors in Latin America's Southern Cone to warn the region's military regimes against carrying out...
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Robert Rubin Returns
Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin - who watched his reputation as an economic titan shattered after leaving the Clinton White House - is decidedly out of favor in the nation's capital. Except one place - the Obama administration. Behind the scenes, Rubin still wields enormous influence in...
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Obama's Trap: Bullets, Bodies But No Sign of Taliban
THERE was an eerie echo of wars past at the weekend, as American and Afghan troops launched what is being billed as the showcase opening of Barack Obama's new strategy to win in Afghanistan. In the hours before dawn on Saturday - local time - the first units of a 15,000-strong assault force were on...
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US 'Silent on Israeli Nuclear Arms'
Barack Obama, the US president, has agreed to abide by a 40-year policy of allowing Israel to keep nuclear weapons without opening them to international inspection, according to a US newspaper. In a report on Saturday, The Washington Times quoted three unnamed sources as saying Obama had confirmed...
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Film Brings Nixon-Era Agitator's Bravery to a New Generation
LOS ANGELES -- Four decades after he stunned the United States by leaking the top-secret Pentagon Papers study of the Vietnam War, Daniel Ellsberg walks the halls of the past in his dreams. In his sleep, he imagines that he still works as a researcher at the Rand Corp., advising Pentagon officials...
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Nixon Tapes, Papers Weigh in on Fateful Days
With an air of desperation, a hunkered down White House hatched a plan to save Richard Nixon's presidency as the Watergate crisis began to consume it: Demonize the prosecutor in the eyes of lawmakers and the people. The effort fell flat. Hardball rhetoric was the order of the day in the Nixon White...
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Torturer Says US Policy Fueled Rise of Khmer Rouge
PHNOM PENH - Pol Pot's chief torturer told Cambodia's "Killing Fields" tribunal today that U.S. policies in Indochina in the 1970s contributed to the rise of the Khmer Rouge. Duch, the first of five Pol Pot cadres to face trial for the 1975-79 reign of terror in which 1.7 million Cambodians died,...
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Khmer Rouge Trials May Expose US, China
PHNOM PENH, Mar 30 - Limits placed on a United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal in prosecuting surviving leaders of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime may not prevent revelations about international actors linked to Cambodia's dark period. It ranges from the period of Khmer Rouge history that the...
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Investigative Reporter Seymour Hersh Describes 'Executive Assassination Ring'
At a "Great Conversations" event at the University of Minnesota last night, legendary investigative reporter Seymour Hersh may have made a little more news than he intended by talking about new alleged instances of domestic spying by the CIA, and about an ongoing covert military operation that he...
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