Posts Tagged ‘natural gas’

Against the assessment of his national security adviser, the president will reportedly increase the U.S. military footprint in Afghanistan by 34,000 in 2010.

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The U.S. and U.K made extensive use of Uzbekistan’s the torture regime in its extraordinary rendition program, Craig Murray says, exporting interrogations to a country that “left the Soviet Union in order to maintain the Soviet system” of Gulag oppression.

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Historian and writer Tariq Ali and Professor Noam Chomsky speak in London 29 October 2009 on U.S. hypocrisy toward Iran,  U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Israeli occupation of Palestine, the U.S. role as Israel’s enabler and ‘mafia godfather’, Palestinian leadership’s ‘collaboration’ with the U.S. and Israel against a ‘solution’, international law, the hopes for peace in the near future and the double game the Obama Administration plays with its rhetoric and contrary actions. Mr. Ali begins speaking around the 7:00 mark, Prof Chomsky around the 21:00 mark and a Q&A follows where he suggests a “no-state solution” as “the best solution for the whole world”. (1:57:40):

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TRNN interviews NYU history professor Sinclair Thompson on Bolivia’s new constitution. (more…)

TRNN interviews NYU history professor Sinclair Thompson on Bolivia’s new constitution. (more…)

Since the Spaniards conquered the Bolivian region in the early 16th century, the indigenous have been subject to tyranny of the minority. Three years after electing its first indigenous president, Bolivia approves a constitution in accordance with the indegenous majority. (more…)