State Of Denial - Bob Woodward 60 Minute Interview
Mon Oct 2, 2006 23:44

 
State Of Denial

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Bob Woodward 60 Minute Interview. Click to view
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15199.htm

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Woodward’s 60 Minutes bloodbath

By Mike Whitney

Veteran journalist Bob Woodward can always be counted on to tell the truth… after all the other options have been exhausted. His new book doesn’t veer too far from the pattern he’s followed his entire career; one minute he’s the “kingmaker” dishing up hearty-helpings of literary tripe like “Bush at War” and “Plan of Attack” and the next minute he’s ramming a scimitar into the lower lumbar region of his prey.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15196.htm

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9/11 Panel Members Weren’t Told of Meeting

By PHILIP SHENON

Members of the Sept. 11 commission said today that they were alarmed that they were told nothing about a White House meeting in July 2001 at which George J. Tenet, then the director of central intelligence, is reported to have warned Condoleezza Rice, then the national security adviser, about an imminent Al Qaeda attack and failed to persuade her to take action.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15191.htm

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War is Peace

By Irene Rheinwald

Israel and the United States, as self-styled purveyors of democracy and freedom, have ironically fallen into their own propaganda trap. In seeking to rationalize aggressions towards Arabs and Muslims, collectively termed “terrorists”, both nations employ techniques reminiscent of totalitarian regimes, and decry the “enemy” as fascist, irrational “evildoers” naturally bent upon violence.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15186.htm

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The Axis of Powers; Nazi Tactics by Israel and America in the Phony War On Terror

By Joel Fischer

Terror bombing, illegal invasion of other countries using trumped up excuses, dehumanization of the enemy as inferior, widespread use of torture; these are exactly the same tactics the Nazis used. But these tactics will never produce either the peace or victory the Axis of Powers claim they want. Remember WWII. The Nazis lost!
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15185.htm

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British documentary alleges pope linked to "child abuse cover-up"

BBC - Panorama Investigates

A British documentary claimed that Pope Benedict XVI was implicated in the systematic cover-up of child sex abuse allegations against Catholic priests. Click to watch - Real Video
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15190.htm

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U.S. and U.K occupation forces among more than 114 killed in Iraq:

Thirteen bodies were found with gunshot wounds in different districts of Baghdad on Monday, a source in the Interior Ministry said. Fifty had been found on Sunday.
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/KAM219552.htm

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Bodies line streets of Baghdad :

Iraqi police have reported finding 50 bodies in the streets of Baghdad as parliament renewed the government's emergency powers.
http://tinyurl.com/jq87j

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'Record' Iraq civilian deaths :

Partial statistics compiled by the health ministry and issued by the interior ministry put civilian deaths last month at 1 089, a 42% increase from 769 in August and more than the previous record in this series of data - 1 065 in July.
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_2006542,00.html

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Iraqi parliament renews state of emergency:

Gunmen stage mass abduction in capital; U.S. announces deaths of 3 troops
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15103579/

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Baghdad curfew was in response to 'coup attempt' - MP :

A blanket 36-hour curfew imposed on the Iraqi capital Baghdad from Friday evening was in response to an information leak concerning a possible coup attempt, according to an Iraqi Shiite parliamentary deputy.
http://tinyurl.com/qm9ly

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Rupert Cornwell: Iraq: the week the truth was told:

The invasion of a sovereign country in March 2003 not only was founded on false pretences. It also created more problems than it has solved.
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/politics/article1772334.ece

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Nine killed as Hamas, Fatah exchange fire in Nablus, Jericho and Gaza :

Nine people were killed in Sunday's fighting and at least 100 were injured
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/769437.html

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Rice to propose 'creative means' to bolster Abbas, weaken democratically elected Hamas government: :

The U.S. administration wants to shore up Abbas' position and weaken Hamas by "creative" means, one of which would be the moving of funds to the PA through Abbas.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/769397.html

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Fact or fiction?

Egypt: Hamas rejected Shalit prisoner exchange :

"Egypt succeeded in securing a swap deal with Israel to free [Palestinian] women, children, elders and those who have been serving long prison terms in exchange for the soldier," Abu Gheit told Al Arabiya television.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/769490.html

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Study: Four Israeli companies join global top 100 arms list:

Four Israeli companies appear in a list of the top 100 arms dealers in the world, according to a report published Monday by Amnesty International. The companies are Israel Aircraft Industries, Rafael Arms Development Authority and Israel Military Industries.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/objects/pages/PrintArticleEn.jhtml?itemNo=769478

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Jordan's King Risks Shah's Fate, Critics Warn :

A politically inexperienced king takes control of a Middle Eastern monarchy from his powerful father, surrounds himself with U.S. military hardware and spies, loses touch with his people and is finally ejected in a popular uprising.
http://tinyurl.com/ek9bp

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At least 15 killed as occupation of Afghanistan continues:

A roadside bomb in the eastern Paktia province killed three Afghan soldiers and wounded three others as they were patrolling a remote mountain pass on Monday, said Gen. Murad Ali, from the Afghan National Army.
http://www.freenewmexican.com/news/50095.html

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Taliban growing stronger :

Afghanistan has become Iraq on a slow burn. Five years after they were ousted, the Taliban are back in force, their ranks renewed by a new generation of diehards
http://www.leadertelegram.com/story.asp?id=74148

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Frist: Taliban Can't be Defeated: -

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said Monday that the Afghan guerrilla war can never be won militarily and called for efforts to bring the Taliban and their supporters into the Afghan government.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15194.htm

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Paras almost retreated under Taliban assault :

Brig Ed Butler said Taliban fire was so heavy and accurate at Musa Qala, a key forward base in northern Helmand, that Army helicopters faced a serious risk of being hit.
http://tinyurl.com/edbmj

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Most Canadians Believe Afghan Mission A Lost Cause: Survey:

A clear majority of Canadians consider the mission in Afghanistan a lost cause, according to an extensive survey that hints at deep public skepticism about the war on terror.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15189.htm

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American in Torture Case Freed From Afghan Jail :

Bennett was one of three Americans convicted of torturing Afghan suspects in a vigilante counter-terrorism operation.
http://www.voanews.com/english/2006-10-01-voa21.cfm

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Al-Qaeda HQ 'based in Pakistan' :

A letter found when al-Qaeda's chief in Iraq was killed said the group's leadership was based in Waziristan, Pakistan, the Washington Post reports.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5398218.stm

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'US paying Pak $70-80 million a month':

A British analyst has stirred a hornet's nest by revealing that the United States is bankrolling Pakistan's military ruler Pervez Musharraf to the extent of $70-80 million a month, adding fuel to the dictator's incendiary visit to the West this month.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15187.htm

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Eric Margolis: How Pakistan became an ally:

Musharraf says he “war gamed” a U.S. attack and concluded his nation would lose. But many Pakistanis believe Musharraf was far too eager to comply with Washington’s diktat and to turn against Pakistan’s old friends and allies in return for $4 billion of U.S. aid and secret CIA stipends distributed to Pakistan’s ruling elite.
http://torsun.canoe.ca/News/Columnists/Margolis_Eric/2006/10/01/1929875.html

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Musharraf dubs alleged Pearl killer MI6 spy:

Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has disclosed that Omar Sheikh, who kidnapped and murdered American journalist Daniel Pearl and is now facing death penalty, was actually the British secret Agency MI6’s agent and had executed certain missions on their behest before coming to Pakistan and visiting Afghanistan to meet Osama and Mullah Omar.
http://tinyurl.com/h5nu4

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Powell says he was fired by Bush Admin:

Colin Powell claims he was 'fired' by the Bush Administration, according part of Powell's official biography published in the Washington Post. Powell and the Bush Administration used the cover story that Powell resigned of his own accord from his position as Secretary of State.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15193.htm

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Analysis: War on Iran started a year ago:

A strategic thinker who called all the correct diplomatic and military plays preceding Operation Iraqi Freedom now sees diplomatic failure and air strikes against Iran's nuclear facilities.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15192.htm

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U.S. Warns Europe On Iran Investment:

American attempts to persuade Europe to think again about financial involvement in Iran may be starting to bear fruit, according to European banking officials. Whether such "back-door sanctions" will work is far less apparent, experts say.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/09/22/business/main2033576.shtml

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U.S. Gov't: Woman a Leader in Terror Group:

Iranian Widow a Top Officials for Iraq-Based Terrorist Organization, U.S. Gov't Alleges
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=2518201

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Turkey rejects PKK ceasefire offer:

Turkey's most senior general has rejected a unilateral ceasefire offer by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
http://tinyurl.com/esg5g

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Rice: I don't recall alert about attack:

"What I am quite certain of is that I would remember if I was told, as this account apparently says, that there was about to be an attack in the United States, and the idea that I would somehow have ignored that I find incomprehensible," Rice said.
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4230819.html

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Gingrich urges overriding Supreme Court:

Supreme Court decisions that are "so clearly at variance with the national will" should be overridden by the other branches of government, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15188.htm

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The list of Shame:

Who voted Yea on torture and detention...
http://www.alternet.org/bloggers/evan/42348

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A sordid betrayal of democracy :

Bill Moyers Investigates Abramoff Lobbying Scandal. Video and Transcript
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15197.htm

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Congressman 'tolerated' forced abortions, sex slavery: Video report:

Doolittle's challenger, Lt. Col. Charlie Brown, accuses Doolittle of knowing of the abuses while helping to fund a local government in the Northern Mariana Islands that allegedly exploited workers.
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15195.htm

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Stephen Lendman : The Erosion of Democracy and Freedom in America
http://informationclearinghouse.info/article15198.htm

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Training children to die for God: Christian camp :

It scooped the "Scariest Movie" award at Michael Moore's liberal film festival. But this is no Hollywood slasher flick - "Jesus Camp" is a documentary about an evangelical retreat that teaches children they should prepare to die for God.
http://www.channel4.com/player/v2/player.jsp?showId=1916

Why is this man in the White House? The majority of Americans did not vote for him. Why is he there? And I tell you this morning that he's in the White House because God put him there for a time such as this: Lt Gen William Boykin, speaking of G. W. Bush, New York Times, 17 October 2003

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God gave the savior to the German people. We have faith, deep and unshakeable faith, that he was sent to us by God to save Germany. Hermann Goering, speaking of Hitler

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A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side: Aristotle

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If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck of a lot easier - just so long as I'm the dictator. George W. Bush, 18 December 2000

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International law? I better call my lawyer; he didn't bring that up to me; George W. Bush, 12 December 2003


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