Posts Tagged ‘Abu Omar’

via Russia Today: A vast network of covert C.I.A. facilities appears to be everywhere in the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Europe. C.I.A. secret prisons were reported to be operating in Poland and Lithuania, and the controversy over this news has divided Europe and triggered a political crisis in several countries. Are the allegations true? (25:15):

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The Obama Administration was “disappointed” with an Italian court convicting 23 Americans—including 22 C.I.A. agents—tried in absentia for the 2003 illegal kidnapping of Osama Mustafa Hassan, a Muslim cleric known as Abu Omar. The imam was shipped to Egypt, held without charges and tortured until his release in 2007. Writer, historian and radio host Webster Tarpley discusses the significance with Cedric Moon at Russia Today (5:49):

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Soon after the U.S. House adopted a resolution to denounce the Goldstone Report, the Israeli Army chief of staff threatened a new offensive against Gazan civilians. We can officially say that there are at least 344 Neo-Con’s in the lower house of Congress.

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