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  1. A Tale Of Two Extraditions

    Saul Landau
    19 July 2010
    Article

    The US government demanded that Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding extradite a drug dealer. When Venezuela made similar demands on Washington, for arguably the Hemisphere’s most notorious terrorist, the Justice Department brushed off the request.

  2. The Obama Syndrome: New President, Same Mistakes - A Live Interview

    Tariq Ali
    11 October 2010

    Historian and critic Tariq Ali traces the continuity of errors between Bush and Obama in their Middle East and South Asia policy.

  3. Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis
    24 February 2010

    The recent civilian casualties demonstrate, for any who doubted it,  that this is a war against a vast population of Afghanistan, and the only way to stop killing civilians is to stop the killing. That means to stop all offensive actions and withdraw the troops.

  4. Have Taliban arrests undermined peace talks?

    Jochen Hippler
    31 March 2010

    The recent arrests of senior Taliban figures in Pakistan, which UN officials have said undermine Afghanistan peace talks, reveal a confused US strategy in Afghanistan.

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    Covert memories from Miami

    Saul Landau
    28 September 2009
    Article
    In Miami, several retired U.S. officials remember the early 1960s, when the CIA recruited thousands of Cuban exiles to try and destroy the Cuban revolution.
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    US-Cuba politics play out at OAS gathering

    Roger Burbach
    02 June 2009
    Article
    The United States is facing a virtually united front of Latin American nations demanding that Cuba be readmitted to the Organization of American States (OAS) that meets in Tegucigalpa, Honduras today.
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    Shape up and ship out

    John Cavanagh, Anita Dancs, Miriam Pemberton.
    03 April 2008
    Article
    The US needs a new foreign policy, one that realises that the main security threats such as climate change and growing global inequality do not need a military cure.
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    United States, Pakistan: the decade ahead

    Zia Mian
    03 November 2009
    Article

    The recently approved multi-billion-dollar U.S. economic and military aid packages for Pakistan suggest that the US policy of prioritising security policy over development remains unchanged. This could lead to Pakistanis becoming even more hostile towards the United States

     
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    Dissidents make noise -- oops, news

    Saul Landau
    19 November 2009
    Article

    Duplicity in language of the US administration coincides with stupidity of its policy.

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    Magical Realism -- A coup in Honduras, so 20th Century! (Part 1)

    Saul Landau, Nelson Valdes
    14 January 2010
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    By recognising the coup in Honduras, Obama follows the old US Latin American policy of siding with corporate interests against the will of the people.

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    Yemen: Deja Vu All Over Again

    Phyllis Bennis
    14 January 2010
    Article

    Obama administration approved 70 million dollars of military assistance to Yemen, just the amount of development aid that the Bush senior withdrew for Yemen's refusal to approve the first Gulf war at the UN Security Council 20 years ago.

  14. Haiti, Again?

    Phyllis Bennis
    20 January 2010
    Article

    The marginalisation of the UN and the militarisation of the US aid effort in Haiti reflect how humanitarian needs take a back seat to the Pentagon's priorities.

  15. Poverty Rising

    Saul Landau
    16 September 2010
    Article

    As the empire flails in unsuccessful efforts to control 'strategic areas' abroad, its internal politics have devolved into 'The Unreality Game'.

  16. Wikileaks: Media Challenging Authority

    Ross Eventon
    14 December 2010
    Article

    Wikileaks is a threat to powerful institutions because it adheres to the principles of an independent media, challenging authority and power.

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    Grieving Bomb Survivor Blames Chilean Regime

    Timothy Hutchens, Robert Pear
    22 September 1976
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    'I think the government of Chile should be held responsible for the death of my wife', says Michael Moffitt.

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    Ex-Chilean Ambassador Killed by Bomb Blast

    Stephen J. Lynton, Lawrence Meyer
    22 September 1976
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    Orlando Letelier, a high official of the late Chile President Salvador Allende, was killed in Washington yesterday when a bomb exploded beneath his car.

  19. Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

    Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
    10 July 1980
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    A review of the book Assassination on Embassty Row, published by The New York Times on 10 July 1980.

  20. Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

    Jan Joost Teunissen
    16 May 1981
    Article

    A review of the book Assassination on Embassy Road, published by NRC Handelsblad on 16 May 1981.

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