Posts Tagged ‘counterterrorism’

The Justice Department is playing hardball against the ACLU’s efforts to block an executive order to assassinate an American citizen charged with no crime.

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A U.S.-Iraqi night raid results in the deaths of eight civilians weeks after U.S. combat operations were announced as over.

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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The Afghanistan Study Group outlined and refuted the myths misguiding the ‘Afghan debate’.

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Jason Ditz, news editor at AntiWar.com, discussed the Orwellian ‘end’ to the Iraq War at AntiWar Radio with Scott Horton (20:48):

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WikiLeaks, in coordination with The New York Times and Der Spiegel, released over 90,000 records relating to the U.S.-led forced occupation of Afghanistan detailing civilian deaths, extrajudicial assassination, covert  murder-or-kidnap operations and blowback. The London Guardian has been granted access to the documents and posted an exclusive interview with the founder of the whistleblower website Julian Assange, who told them why he published the documents (4:38):

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A recent study released by the civil liberties advocacy group highlights the rise in U.S. government Big Brother policies by localizing the National Security State with no accountability.

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Jack Hunter’s recent article at The American Conservative compares Gary “The Bin Laden Hunter” Faulkner’s loony mission with much loonier one of the Obama Administration (5:24):

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Glenn Greenwald was on “The Dylan Ratigan Show” at MSNBC discussing the Obama Administration’s extension of the previous administration’s extrajudicial assassination program to include citizens of the U.S. (h/t: Scott Horton – 3:28):

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The Pentagon’s new intelligence unit’s purpose could raise the valid question of how far the U.S. is moving toward militarized domestic databasing, but its resemblance to a ‘disestablished’ program used to spy on peace activists can reasonably confirm the program was never halted.

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Jeffrey Kaye, Ph.D, a San Fransisco psychologist, on the ‘unreported existence of psychologist’s notes as a standard part of the interrogation protocol’.

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