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Anti-empire forces strike back

Inter Press Services, WASHINGTON – Representatives of a new coalition of prominent foreign policy scholars and analysts whose political views range from right to center-left announced on Thursday that they hope to spearhead opposition to the imperial policies pursued by […]


Coalition faces problems over Turkish troops for Iraq

THE GUARDIAN, The US-British coalition in Iraq is running into problems over its attempt to bolster its forces with Turkish troops. Washington and London have been forced to rethink by the level of hostility generated in Iraq by the prospect […]


Report: Strategic psychological ops in Gulf War II

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God put Bush in charge, says the general

, The general leading the hunt for Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein has publicly declared that the Christian God is “bigger” than Allah, who is a false “idol”, and believes the war on terrorism is a fight with Satan, […]


Aerospace industry takes off in Alabama

AP, HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A survey of 400 companies shows that Alabama's growing aerospace industry provides more than 139,000 jobs, mostly in small business operations statewide. A report by the University of Alabama in Huntsville for the Alabama Department […]


ISRAEL OPPOSES JDAM SALES TO EGYPT

MENL, JERUSALEM [MENL] — Israel has launched a lobbying effort to prevent a U.S. sale of advanced precision-guided air munitions to Egypt. Israeli officials said the government of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has urged the Bush administration to block or […]


Freelancers Seek Middle East Peace

AP, JERUSALEM (AP)–Frustrated by three years of violence and failed peace initiatives, former government officials, civic leaders and even Hollywood stars such as Danny DeVito have jumped into Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking, hoping to succeed where their leaders have failed. While leaders […]


Shias fight back as resistance spreads

Independent , The oil briefly flowed again, but US casualties are mounting in a worsening struggle with Saddam supporters and opponents Iraq resumed pumping oil to Turkey yesterday, two months after its main export pipeline was sabotaged. But after two […]


SAUDIS, PAKISTAN PLAN TO INCREASE DEFENSE TIES

, LONDON [MENL] — Pakistan and Saudi Arabia plan to increase their defense cooperation. Western diplomatic sources said the two countries will expand defense and military ties during the visit by Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz on Saturday to […]


 
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