309 DAYS ... AND STILL NO WMD FOUND IN IRAQ.
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309 DAYS ... AND STILL NO WMD FOUND IN IRAQ.
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309 DAYS ... AND STILL NO WMD FOUND IN IRAQ.

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In His Own Words:

President Aristide Speaks To Democracy Now!:

His comments represent the most extensive English-language interview Aristide has given since he was removed from office and his country.

Text And Audio
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5821.htm

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Haiti's Aristide defiant in exile:

Haiti's exiled president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, has insisted he remains the elected head of his country. "In one word it was a kidnapping... You can say coup d'etat."
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3543355.stm

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The ouster of democracy:

In Haiti, Washington confirmed a foreign policy that is driven by self-interest and delivered through force. What happened was not a revolution but a coup. And no simple domestic overthrow either. This was the kind of regime change that the French and the US could sign up to.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1164195,00.html

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Chavez warns United States against invading Venezuela :

President Hugo Chavez on Sunday vowed to freeze oil exports to the United States and wage a "100-year war" if Washington ever tried to invade Venezuela.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/03/07/international2020EST0566.DTL

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Blasts as Iraqi politicians sign interim constitution:

Members of Iraq's Governing Council today signed a landmark interim constitution after resolving a political impasse sparked by objections from the country's most powerful cleric.
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=499085

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Robert Fisk: 'It's the same old Iraq:

Each time I return to Iraq, it's the same, like finding a razor blade in a bar of chocolate. The moment you start to believe that "New Iraq" might work - just - you get the proof that it's the same old Iraq, just a little tiny bit worse than it was last month.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5819.htm

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Blair's vision of a new world order is critically tainted:

The legacy of Iraq is that intervention will be seen as vigilantism
http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1164264,00.html

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Inspectors knew Hussein had no weapons: Iraqi scientist :

The father of Iraq's nuclear bomb program, called Monday for a UN probe of what nuclear inspectors knew before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and denied Saddam Hussein had tried to restart his atomic program.
http://tinyurl.com/2gjb2

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Grieving and angry:

When U.S. troops kill Iraqi civilians, the rules on compensation leave many families bitter
http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-woiraq073698882mar07,0,3213699.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

http://tinyurl.com/393s7

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Greg Palast: The Forgotten Soldiers of Operation "Iraqi Freedom":

Maurice, Victor, Steve, and Rob are just a few of the thousands of GI's returning from Iraq -- often with one or more limbs amputated, flown in with little notice under the cover of night and brought to Walter Reed military Hospital in Washington, D.C.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5852.htm

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http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/support.htm

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Kerry: Bush Stalling Iraq, 9/11 Probes:

Kerry Accuses Bush of 'Stonewalling' Intelligence Inquiries Into Iraqi Weapons and 9/11 Attacks
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/Politics/ap20040307_1285.html

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Afghanistan: Explosions kill three civilians and wounded three U.S. soldiers:

District police chief Gulam Haider said the civilian casualties were caused by U.S. and Afghan soldiers who opened fire after the explosion.
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2004-03-08-afghanistan_x.htm

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UK: Scientist 'gagged' by No 10 after warning of global warming threat :

Downing Street tried to muzzle the Government's top scientific adviser after he warned that global warming was a more serious threat than international terrorism.
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/environment/story.jsp?story=499013

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N.Y. Rep. King Criticizes Muslim Leaders:

Leaders of 85 percent of the nation's mosques are involved in terrorist activities, and some have made irresponsible statements about the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, said Rep. Peter King, a Long Island Republican.
http://apnews.excite.com/article/20040307/D815JNG00.html

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US gave uranium to 43 nations:

The U.S. has given weapons-grade uranium to 43 countries including Pakistan since the 1950s under the Atoms for Peace programme and is making little effort to get them back, a government department reported.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/544522.cms

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Israel refusing to return enriched uranium received from U.S.:

The Nahal Sorek nuclear reactor was bought from the Americans and began operating in 1960, using enriched uranium provided by the U.S. In 1978 the American Congress passed a law forbidding providing nuclear fuel to countries which have nuclear facilities that are not internationally monitored.
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/402043.html

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Tehran calls for nuclear file to be closed :

Hassan Rowhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, on Sunday called for the Iranian nuclear file to be closed by the International Atomic Energy Agency, a day before the nuclear watchdog's governing board begins considering a new resolution on Tehran's nuclear controversy.
http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1078381579612

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Enough is Enough: Why is Apartheid Touted as a Solution?:

As I write this, Israeli occupation forces have just finished killing 14 and injuring 80 Palestinians in a five hour "sweep" in Gaza. Four of those killed and 26 of those injured were children (ages 10-16).
http://www.counterpunch.com/qumsiyeh03082004.html

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Witnesses: "Aristide Under Lock & Key":

Sunday a.m. in the Central African Republic: Haiti President Is Cut Off from Attorney, Delegation
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5817.htm

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US Using "Terrorist" Methods in Guantanamo, Says Terry Waite :

Former British hostage Terry Waite, who was held in captivity by Islamic extremists for almost five years in Lebanon, said yesterday that the United States was using terrorist methods in its treatment of detainees at a prison camp in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5818.htm

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US forces accused of looting, torture and death in Afghanistan:

American forces in Afghanistan have been accused of flouting international law with arbitrary arrests, torture and killing of prisoners in a report by a civil rights watchdog.
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/asia/story.jsp?story=499002

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Under U.S. Watch, Iraq Warms to Former Enemy Iran:

With the ouster of Saddam Hussein, Iraq has begun a new friendship with Shiite Iran, a move that upends decades of U.S. policy that sought to keep the two Persian Gulf nations apart.
http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGACYD21IRD.html

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Suicidal Policy In War On Terror:

Why Blair’s pro-war posturing was always going to backfire
http://www.sundayherald.com/40393

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Hans Blix: Bush and Blair behaved as if they were on a 'witch hunt' over Iraqi weapons:

Mr Blix, the former chief UN weapons inspector, smiles as he cites examples of the Prime Minister's "faith-based" approach to intelligence.
http://news.independent.co.uk/people/profiles/story.jsp?story=498992

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Election body agrees to give Venezuela opposition recall vote data :

The election authority gave the Democratic Coordinator a part of the data base that led it to draw the conclusion that so many signatures were unreliable, said opposition spokesman and lawmaker Nelson Rampensad.
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/74346/1/.html

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3 civilians, 1 child, killed in clash with US forces in Afghanistan:

Three Afghan civilians, one a child, were shot in a clash with US-led forces in troubled central Afghanistan after a convoy carrying US troops hit a landmine, an official said Sunday
http://www.arabtimesonline.com/arabtimes/breakingnews/view.asp?msgID=5038

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After Haiti, Venezuela is wary of US interference:

The US response in Haiti has divided Latin Americans over US policy - especially in politically torn Venezuela.
http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0308/p07s01-woam.html

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What's really happening in Caracas?:

When the signature gathering drive was completed, the National Elections Council, whose five members had been approved by all concerned, invalidated more than one million of the three million signatures.
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16245

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