Wednesday, 17 November 2010

News For November 17, 2010

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The Necessary Reckoning on Rendition and Waterboarding

By Ken Kude

The UK has taken great strides in exposing its complicity with illegal detention and torture. If only the US would do the same. Continue

Interrogation Nation

By Scott Horton

Since Barack Obama became president, the debate over torture in America has taken a morally corrupt turn. Continue

"Put The Palestinians On A Diet"

By Media Lens

Media bury documents revealing Israels deliberate policy of near starvation For Gaza. Continue

Israel's Shabbos Goy

By Christopher Hitchens

Why America will come to regret the craven deal Obama is offering Netanyahu. Continue

TSA – Total Sexual Assault

By Erin Chase

Because I will not be a silent victim. I will share the facts of the incident in as a matter of fact manner as I can. Continue

Get Your Hands Off Me, TSA!

By Jennifer Abel

These airport so-called security measures amount to state-sponsored sexual harassment. Continue

This Is More About Money Than It Is Security

By Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.

The former secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, represents Rapiscan, the company which is selling these scanners to his former department. Continue

Hunger in America

By Patrick Martin

In a society which took seriously the value of human life and the future of its children, the spectacle of 50 million people at risk of hunger, including 17 million children, would be a social emergency. Continue

Max Keiser: Irish Govt Slaves to IMF Terror Machine!

Video Interview With RussiaToday

Ireland is being urged to use European bailout money to prevent bankruptcy. But Financial analyst Max Keiser says going to the IMF for help would be even worse. Continue

Somalia: Twenty-one civilians 'killed by shelling in Mogadishu': Most were killed in Bakara, Mogadishu's biggest market, when African Union troops started shelling the area after an explosive device hit one of their convoys, witnesses said.
27 Shiite rebels killed in clashes N Yemen: At least 27 Houthi-led Shiite rebels were killed and dozens of others were wounded in the ongoing clashes with pro-government tribesmen in northern Yemen, the Interior Ministry said
US 'to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014': Mark Sedwill, the top civilian NATO representative in Afghanistan, said the transition could run "to 2015 and beyond" in some areas that could still face security problems, Reuters reported.
France says Afghanistan is a trap: The war in Afghanistan is a trap for all parties involved and France will discuss how to draw down its troop presence at a NATO summit this week, the newly-appointed defence minister said on Wednesday.
Iraqi’s Allawi has reservations on new govt: When asked if the government could last long, he said: “No”.
Iraqi president: I won't sign Tariq Aziz death order: Tlabani grants the former Iraqi foreign minister a reprieve at the Socialist International forum.
UN urges full US torture investigation: The UN special rapporteur on torture, Juan Ernesto Mendez, urged Washington on Tuesday to prosecute offenders as well as senior officials who ordered the abuse of prisoners in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
Extrajudicial Killing: Israeli attack kills man in Gaza: Mohammed Yassin was killed and his brother Islam was seriously wounded in an Israeli strike on a car in the Samer area of Gaza City," emergency services spokesman Adham Abu Selmiya told AFP.
Can you believe this? Israel demands written US guarantees before freeze: Israel has demanded the United States provide written security guarantees before it votes on whether to agree to freeze Jewish settlement building in the West Bank, an Israeli political source said Tuesday.
Cabinet stalls on settlement freeze as Israel and U.S. clash over terms: Disagreements rose from American desire to remain vague over whether it will seek another freeze three months from now.
Mark Perry: Not one cent for tribute: Obama's embarrassing gift to Israel: The Obama Administration's newest promise to Israel is abject, embarrassing and gutless.
Galloway speech survives protests at York University: Protesters at York University tried to shout down George Galloway, a U.K. firebrand once barred from Canada, as the former British MP kicked off a 10-city Canadian tour.
Why the Irish Crisis is Going Global: Ireland has one huge problem that may soon make it a supplicant to its European brethren:
Madagascar officers 'make coup bid': Colonel Charles Andrianasoavina, one of the main backers of a power-grab last March by Andry Rajoelina, the president, made the coup declaration on Wednesday at a military base near the airport.
Food prices may rise by up to 20%, warns UN: Poor harvests put global food reserves under pressure, with African and Asian countries likely to be worst hit
Russia rages at Bout extradition: Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, has said his country would support suspected arms dealer Victor Bout "by all means" and called his extradition to the United States an "extreme injustice."
“U.S. Super Spy Center” Uncovered in Mexico: With the approval of Felipe Calderón’s Administration, the U.S. Government finally got what it always wanted: To set up a super spy center in Mexico City. It was the escalation of the drug war in the country what opened the door to all U.S. intelligence agencies, including the military, to operate out of the Federal District without having to disguise their agents as diplomats.
Major spy scandal as five Scandinavian governments catch the U.S. watching their citizens: Officials in the five countries expressed their unhappiness at surveillance tactics that were conducted without the knowledge of the individual nations' governments.
F.B.I. Seeks Wider Wiretap Law for Web: The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, traveled to Silicon Valley on Tuesday to meet with top executives of several technology firms about a proposal to make it easier to wiretap Internet users.
TSA to investigate body "scan resister": Chief of the TSA office in San Diego, called a news conference at the airport Monday afternoon to announce the probe. He said the investigation could lead to prosecution and civil penalties of up to $11,000.
Philadelphia: A growing need for food relief: Philadelphia has the highest povery rate of any major city, with one out of four people living in poverty. One-third of that population is under 18.

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