Did Israel Destroy a North Korean Reactor in the Syrian Desert?

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by Peter Jenkins In connection with President Bashar al-Assad’s planned visit to North Korea, David Sanger and Mark Landler wrote on June 4 for The New York Times: The last time Mr. Assad did business with the Kim family, the… Continue Reading  

Bring in the Military

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by John Feffer News of the military coup in Turkey was dribbling in on Saturday afternoon when I was having lunch with a group of six friends in West Virginia. Suddenly, one person looked up from her salad and said,… Continue Reading  

Bush-Era Torture Apologists Whitewash Their Crimes

CIA DIRECTOR TENET IS SWORN IN AT 9/11 HEARING.

by John Kiriakou The CIA’s torture-era leadership just won’t repent. Even after the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its report saying in no uncertain terms that the CIA had tortured its prisoners, that torture was official U.S. government policy, and… Continue Reading  

Hayden: Iran Breakout capability ‘worse than detonation’

Former CIA chief Michael Hayden told a Washington think tank a few weeks back that Iran was not seeking to build a nuclear weapon, but merely acquire a so-called breakout capability — a nuclear program advanced enough that a bomb could… Continue Reading