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London barman attempts citizen’s arrest on ex-UK PM Blair over Iraq ‘war crimes’
What began as an ordinary Friday night for a barman at an upscale London steakhouse ended on a more dramatic note after former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair entered the establishment.

21.01.2014 07:02

Obama didn’t believe in his own Afghanistan strategy - former defense sec
Despite an admirable intellect and dedicated support for US military personnel at war, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says President Barack Obama didn’t have sufficient faith in the troop-surge strategy he ordered in Afghanistan.

07.01.2014 22:12

Former CIA lawyer says Bush didn't know about waterboarding
Former United States President George W. Bush has defended the use of so-called enhanced interrogation techniques against accused terrorists, but a lawyer from his administration says the two-term leader wasn’t in the loop when it came to waterboarding.

02.01.2014 19:08

Secret pre-Iraq War talks between Blair and Bush to be published
Tony Blair and George Bush exchanged voluminous correspondence prior to the start of military operations in Iraq. Now, the UK is moving to declassify details of the talks for an inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the conflict, British media reported.

30.12.2013 12:44

Scrooge Saturday: 1.3 million Americans to lose emergency jobless aid
Congress went on holiday recess without extending an emergency federal aid program to America’s unemployed, set to expire on Saturday, leaving over one million people in economic dire straits.

29.12.2013 08:51

'Eavesdropping and smart bombs’: CIA secret program helped Colombia kill FARC rebels
A secret US intelligence program has helped Colombia's government kill at least two dozen leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the rebel insurgency also known as FARC, The Washington Post reported.

22.12.2013 12:03

Torturous debate: US Congress, CIA face-off over interrogations, secret prisons
The US Senate Intelligence Committee is writing up a report highly critical of the CIA’s past use of torture on detainees, including “waterboarding,” even as the Obama administration has ramped up the use of deadly drone strikes.

13.12.2013 10:22

President Obama, tear down this wall of fear!
A few minutes of surfing the Internet quickly reveals a disturbing trend: Americans are becoming increasingly fearful of the one institution that they have held with some degree of contempt since the nation’s founding, and that is their very government.

04.11.2013 10:26

Spain to US: Mass phone-tapping ‘inappropriate and unacceptable’
Spanish officials have held an emergency meeting with the US ambassador and say that the relationship between the two countries will be severely damaged, if newspaper revelations that the NSA tracks 60 million Spanish phone calls a month are confirmed.

28.10.2013 17:16

No public debates on Syria, please, we’re American!
The US regularly lectures the world on the virtues of democracy, yet the Obama administration is preparing to launch a military offensive against Syria while arrogantly denying the American people a democratic open debate - British-style - on the matter.

31.08.2013 12:55

Former-Salt Lake City mayor wants to sue NSA over 2002 Olympics surveillance
Rocky Anderson, the former mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah and last year’s Justice Party nominee for president, says he plans to sue the United States government over the illegal collection of private emails ahead of the 2002 Olympics.

26.08.2013 16:26

George W. Bush hospitalized for heart operation
Former US President George W Bush has undergone heart surgery after doctors discovered a blockage in one of his arteries during an annual physical health check.

06.08.2013 13:52

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