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Friday, January 16, 2009
Obama and Gaza
In our 3rd part of our interview with journalist Eric Margolis The Real News discussed the degree of support by Egypt, the PA and other Arab governments for Israel's destruction of Hamas. Margolis says because "Hamas is regarded by the U.S. backed governments in the Middle East as a dire threat" that much of the support for it's destruction is a result of fear by these oligarchical nations.
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Monday, January 12, 2009
Who Killed the Peace Process?
Israel aggression towards Gaza have been carried out for over two weeks now. With demonstrators protesting in both cities and most surrounding cities many people are making claims that this could be the third intifada. The Real News spoke to freelance journalist Jesse Rosenfeld in Israel to discuss the significance of these events.
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Friday, January 02, 2009
Rafah - Report From the Ground
The Real News spoke to Fida Qishta, a Rafah school teacher and freelance journalist to gain insight on the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip. With over 300 Palestinian civilians already dead as a result of these bombings Fida Qishta says that the Israeli army "say they're just attacking military bases or the government in Gaza but this is not true" adding "they've targeted five mosques, they targeted a hospital (and) four houses....they said they are going to attack the main hospital in the Gaza strip...if they do it's going to be a genocide".
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Monday, December 22, 2008
Why Did Cheney Confess on National Television?
The Real News spoke to Michael Ratner about Dick Cheney's statements regarding U.S. counter terrorism measures and whether the use of torture as well as illegal wiretapping has been successful. Dick Cheney acknowledged that he endorsed and supported such torture techniques including water-boarding. Ratner comments that "Cheney is running through a lot of the policies that have been condemned both in the United States as illegal and worldwide"
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Friday, December 19, 2008
Wealth and Politics in Congo
In the final segment, the Real News discusses the conflict in Congo with investigative journalist Wayne Madsen. Madsen argues the media's simplification of the conflict as being tribally-driven detracts from its reality as a proxy war with expansive human costs. Madsen describes the Congo conflict as a proxy war in which Western powers are benefiting from the extraction of Congo's mineral wealth. Congo is rich in diamonds, gold and uranium deposits; materials that are increasing in importance during the global economic crisis.
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