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Eli Clifton is a reporter for the American Independent.
What the John Brennan Hearing Didn't Tell You: Aircraft Carrier-Based Drones Could Expand Covert War Around Globe
Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Kill lists and basing agreements have dominated the debate, but advances in drone technology may have a transformative effect on U.S. drone strike policy.
Right-Wing Group Bankrolls Legal Defense for Dutch Islam Basher
Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: American Independent News Network
The Middle East Forum’s Legal Project is increasingly the go-to funder for high-profile legal defenses in both the United States and abroad.
The Kleptocrat's Webmaster: U.S. PR Firm Puts Pretty Face on a Reportedly Corrupt Ministry in Equatorial Guinea
Posted on: Oct 22, 2012, Source: The American Independent
Washington-based Qorvis Communications manages the website of a government ministry currently in the crosshairs of international corruption investigations.
Meet the D.C. PR Firm Shilling For Fiji's Military Coup Government
Posted on: Sep 28, 2012, Source: The American Independent
Qorvis Communications handles the social media activities for Fiji's government, which came to power in a coup in 2006 and has been accused of human rights abuses.
"Pro-Israel" Group's Money Trail Veers Hard Right
Posted on: Nov 4, 2009, Source: IPS News
StandWithUs, a pro-Israel group known for challenging the credentials of more moderate Israel lobbyists, has accepted contributions from a slew of hard-right beneficiaries.
U.S. Politicians Warmly Greet Reactionary Dutch Islamophobe
Posted on: Mar 3, 2009, Source: IPS News
The fiercely anti-Islam Geert Wilders has been traveling through the U.S. on a highly-publicized trip to raise money for his legal defense back home.
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