Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘Leopold’

New Hampshire Or Bus: Sarah’s No-Campaign Campaign Tour

New Hampshire Or Bus: Sarah’s No-Campaign Campaign Tour

Speeding along city streets, going from somewhere to somewhere else, was the Sarah Palin “One Nation I’m Not Running for Anything But Follow Me Anyhow” bus chase. Following her were about two dozen reporters and photographers from the national news media, and now and then some local news teams, many of whom violated traffic laws […]

Taliban: A Terrorist Group, Not A Political Party

Taliban: A Terrorist Group, Not A Political Party

How ironic, of all people in the world, Vladimir Lenin, the Russian revolutionary defined the goal of terrorism succinctly. Lenin said: “the purpose of terrorism is to terrorize.” A century has unfolded since Lenin’s practical conclusion. In modern era, America witnessed the act of domestic terrorism by Timothy McVeigh, a United States Army veteran also […]

Who Cares About The Iranian People?

Who Cares About The Iranian People?

The world countries are competing with each other in imposing new financial sanctions against Iran. While the Iranian people still hasn’t forgotten the bitter memory of 8-year war with the Baathist Iraq which was masterminded and fostered by the United States and its European allies, new rounds of crippling sanctions directed against the most strategic […]

Women In The Arab Spring

Women In The Arab Spring

Since the beginning of the Arab Spring – starting with the unrest in Tunisia in early January – questions have been raised about the role of women in the uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. Photography of demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square reveals the presence of women of all ages. The same appears […]

High-Value Detainee’s Eye Surgically Removed While He Was In CIA Custody

High-Value Detainee’s Eye Surgically Removed While He Was In CIA Custody

This report was written by Jason Leopold and originally published at Truthout.org. Click here to listen to Jason Leopold discuss this investigative story on The Peter B. Collins show. Shortly after he was captured in March 2002 at a safe house in Faisalabad, Pakistan, following an early morning raid jointly conducted by the CIA, FBI, […]

Memorial Day 2011: Two Names That Matter

Memorial Day 2011: Two Names That Matter

Unless you were in a coma the past few years, you probably know who Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton are. You heard about them on radio, saw them on television. You read about them in newspapers and magazines, on Facebook, Twitter, and every social medium known to mankind. Because of extensive media coverage, […]

WikiLeaks And The 14 Missing Guantanamo Files

WikiLeaks And The 14 Missing Guantanamo Files

In the classified US military files recently released by WikiLeaks, and identified as Detainee Assessment Briefs (DABs), files relating to 765 of the 779 prisoners held at the prison since it opened on January 11, 2002 have been released. The other 14 files are missing, and this article addresses who these prisoners are and why […]

Suleiman: Mubarak Knew Of Killings

Suleiman: Mubarak Knew Of Killings

The man who was Hosni Mubarak’s Vice President and Egypt’s top spy is telling prosecutors that the aging dictator was aware that his security services were firing at peaceful protestors during the January 25 uprisings in Tahrir Square and elsewhere. Testimony by Omar Suleiman could constitute key evidence against Mubarak, who will be tried for […]

WikiLeaks: The Unknown Prisoners Of Guantanamo (Part Two of Five)

WikiLeaks: The Unknown Prisoners Of Guantanamo (Part Two of Five)

As I explained last week in the first part of this five-part series, one of the great publicity coups in WikiLeaks’ recent release of classified military documents relating to the majority of the 779 prisoners held at Guantánamo was to shine a light on the stories of the first 201 prisoners to be freed from […]

The Only Way Out Of Guantanamo Is In A Coffin

The Only Way Out Of Guantanamo Is In A Coffin

Despite sweeping into office promising to close Guantánamo, President Obama now oversees a prison that may well stay open forever, from which the only exit route is in a coffin. The last living prisoner to be released from Guantánamo was Farhi Saeed bin Mohammed, an Algerian who was repatriated against his will in January. Since […]

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