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U.S. missing $6.6 billion in Iraq War money

Paul Richter of the Los Angeles Times reported on June 13, 2011 that “after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the George W. Bush administration flooded the conquered country with so much cash to pay for reconstruction and … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders on the Republican Agenda

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) writes today about how we got into this horrible national debt, what the Republican intend to do to get us out of it, and his alternative to the Republican agenda. I have extracted the following verbatim. … Continue reading

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Middle East Turmoil

It seems to have had its beginning in Tunisia last December. A series of street demonstrations taking place throughout Tunisia reported to have started over unemployment, food inflation, corruption, freedom of speech and poor living conditions. The protests have constituted … Continue reading

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The Evolutions of the United States and China

Fareed Zakaria of CNN had as his guest Sunday, Robert D. Kaplan. They were talking about China. From all I read or see it seems generally accepted that China is emerging into a major world power rivaling the United States. … Continue reading

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Photos of rape and sexual abuse of Iraqi prisoners

LONDON (Reuters) – Photographs of Iraqi prisoner abuse which U.S. President Barack Obama does not want released include images of apparent rape and sexual abuse, Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Thursday. U.S. Major General Antonio Taguba, now retired, said: … Continue reading

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He should be named “Man of the Year”

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush during a farewell visit to Baghdad has been sentenced by an Iraqi court to three years in prison. The trial of Iraqi journalist Muntader al-Zaidi, who … Continue reading

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