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Chelsea Manning and the Deepwater Horizon Killings

By Greg Palast | for Truthdig
Sunday, 19. April 2015

The military whistleblower’s 2010 Wikileaks dump included information that could have saved the 11 BP workers who died that spring in the Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster. 899 more words

Environment

Citizen researcher: Get "the plan" for your community before it goes to Washington

Editor:  Every resettlement agency (contractor) must submit to its parent contractor (those top nine we harp about all the time) a plan for your town or city every year.  757 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

'Shameful eagerness to appease dictators’: Rep. Diaz-Balart blasts Obama's Cuba plan

President Obama is taking action to rescind the U.S. designation of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism:

President @BarackObama acts to remove Cuba from terror list: …

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US Politics

Economic and Ideological Issues Affecting the Struggle Against ISIL

Lt. Col. Sangari Speaks with Jeff Couere about the economic and ideological issues and topics affecting the current struggles against ISIL, and U.S State Departments misunderstandings of the Assyrian struggles in Iraq and Syria. 7 more words

Obama’s criminal war against Yemen

by Bill Van Auken

As the bombing campaign against Yemen extends into its third week, the Obama administration has stepped up direct US involvement in what constitutes an illegal war that threatens to precipitate a massive humanitarian catastrophe.

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Foreign Affairs

State Department Was Right To Reject Netanyahu’s Demand To Include Language About Israel’s Right To Exist

JEWISH PRESS
by Ronn Torossian
April 8, 2015

The State Department was right to reject Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call for the Iran nuclear deal to include Israel’s “right to exist.” 88 more words

Israel & Middle East

‘Open Confusion’ at State Department as Marie Harf Tries to Walk Back Obama’s Zero Breakout Time Admission

ALGEMEINER
by David Daoud
April 7, 2015

“Open confusion” reigned today at the State Department after spokeswoman Marie Harf tried to withdraw a quote from President Barack Obama regarding Iran’s nuclear breakout time, 86 more words

Israel & Middle East