Democratic intelligence memo released with redactions

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TweetYum Democratic intelligence memo released with redactions | 24 Feb 2018 | The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo in redacted form that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses. The committee made the Democratic memo public after the White House signed off following negotiations between the FBI and the […]

Israel ‘prepared for 30-day war with Iran’ that would leave 500 Israelis dead

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TweetYumMatan Vilnai told the Maariv newspaper that the fighting would be “on several fronts”, with hundreds of missiles fired at Israeli towns and cities. Israel was prepared, he said, though strikes on Iran’s nuclear facilities had to be co-ordinated with the US. Meanwhile, a US blogger has published what he says are Israel’s attack plans. […]

Biden, in leaked memo, told Obama war plan flawed

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TweetYumShareThis Biden, in leaked memo, told Obama war plan flawed 25 Jun 2012 As President Barack Obama considered adding as many as 40,000 U.S. forces to a backsliding war in Afghanistan in 2009, Vice President Joe Biden warned him that the military rationale for doing so was flawed, a new book about Obama’s expansion of […]

Alberto Gonzales Confronted On Torture

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TweetYumBush Attorney General Alberto Gonzales gets confronted by Luke Rudkowdski of http://wearechange.org and Abby Martin of http://mediaroots.org about torture. SOURCE: Jan 22, 2002 – Department of Justice memo to White House and Defense Department Counsels regarding the application of the War Crimes Act and the Geneva Conventions The 37-page memo, written by Assistant Attorney General […]

Leaked Memo Exposes Toxic US ‘Burn Pit’ in Afghanistan

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TweetYum (WIRED)   For years, U.S. government agencies have told the public, veterans and Congress that they couldn’t draw any connections between the so-called “burn pits” disposing of trash at the military’s biggest bases and veterans’ respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems. But a 2011 Army memo obtained by Danger Room flat-out stated that the burn pit at […]