via UK poppy-growing program kept hush-hush — RT. The “War on Drugs” that came soon after the “War on Terror” is being decisively lost. Ten years after the US invasion Afghanistan remains the world’s biggest opium poppy producer. Meanwhile, the UK is making inroads to the market. As the West struggles to destroy drug production [...]
Agent Orange and Our Legacy of Chemical Warfare – Truthdig Radio – Truthdig. This week on Truthdig Radio, in collaboration with KPFK, we hear about Agent Orange and the continuing devastation from America’s chemical warfare; the Justice Department’s recent move to hold big banks accountable; the efforts of a pioneering Spanish broadcaster; and the economic [...]
An Open Secret: Drone Warfare In Pakistan : NPR. Drone warfare is now one of the most fundamental features of the U.S. battle against its enemies. Just don’t ask anyone in the government to talk about it. Since 2004, the United States military has fired about 270 missiles into Pakistan, killing thousands of militants, according [...]
» Senator Demands Answers On Government Anthrax Investigation Mystery: Alex Jones’ Infowars. Steve Watson Infowars.com Sept 6, 2011 A ranking Republican Senator has written to the Justice Department demanding to know why it quickly retracted court papers that called into serious question a key pillar of the criminal case against Bruce Ivins, the FBI’s [...]
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What happened in the basement of the psych building 40 years ago shocked the world. How do the guards, prisoners and researchers in the Stanford Prison Experiment feel about it now? StanfordAlumni.org | Romesh Ratnesar IT BEGAN with an ad in the classifieds. Male college students needed for psychological study of prison life. $15 per [...]
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Daniel Tencer | Raw Story.com Fewer than one in 10 Afghans are aware of the 9/11 attacks and their precipitation of the war in Afghanistan, says a study from an international think tank. A report (PDF) from the International Council on Security and Development (ICOS) shows that 92 percent of those surveyed had never heard of the coordinated [...]
Morningland Dairy is being forced out of business by an out of control FDA and Missouri State Milk Board. Help stave off this illegal attack by these devils in government by helping support their business: Family Farm Ordered to Destroy 50,000 Pounds of Cheese Food Politics | October 11, 2010 Reality? Reason? Nah, We’ve got [...]
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Marcus Baram | Huffington Post.com In a shocking indication of a split between the White House and the Pentagon over the war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes that the U.S. military will never leave the war-torn country. During a dinner hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for Afghan President Hamid Karzai in [...]
Jerry Markon | Washington Post.com The FBI improperly investigated some left-leaning U.S. advocacy groups after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the Justice Department said Monday, citing cases in which agents put activists on terrorist watch lists even though they were planning nonviolent civil disobedience. A report by Inspector General Glenn A. Fine absolved the FBI [...]
Thoms Frank | USA Today.com The Homeland Security Department plans to test futuristic iris scan technology that stores digital images of people’s eyes in a database and is considered a quicker alternative to fingerprints. The department will run a two-week test in October of commercially sold iris scanners at a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, [...]
Ben Farmer | Telegraph.co.uk A series of bomb attacks have badly hit US troops in eastern and southern Afghanistan in the past 48 hours. The death toll among in the Nato-led coalition has reached 484 this year and is predicted to far surpass 2009’s total of 521. Deaths have risen consistently each year since 2001. [...]
Rachel Shields | independent.co.uk The secret services must become more transparent if they are to halt the spread of damaging conspiracy theories and increase trust in the Government, claims a leading think tank. A Demos report published today, The Power of Unreason, argues that secrecy surrounding the investigation of events such as the 9/11 [...]
Adam Cohen | Time.com Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn’t violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway [...]