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Is the U.S. Paying Off the Italian Government for Forging the Niger Documents?
Posted on: Feb 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Evidence suggests a payoff to Italy for supplying the forged documents Bush famously used to justify launching the Iraq war.
Saudi Royals Snub Bush, Fund Opposition to U.S. Troops
Posted on: Dec 20, 2006, Source: New America Media
Saudi Arabia, fearful of a nuclear Iran and a Shiite Iraq, is taking steps to influence U.S. policy in Iraq. The kingdom may also be building its own nuclear program.
The Corrupting Power of Military-Industrial Complex
Posted on: Nov 1, 2006, Source: New America Media
Recent kickback scandals involving Rep. Curt Weldon prove that Congress would do well to remember President Eisenhower's warning against "unwarranted influence."
Inside the Feds' Secret Wiretapping Rooms
Posted on: Sep 19, 2006, Source: New America Media
Congress is considering three bills to "reform" massive surveillance programs. But secret facilities around the country are already eavesdropping on Americans.
Two Strange Deaths in European Wiretapping Scandal
Posted on: Aug 18, 2006, Source: New America Media
European investigators are tracking the mysterious deaths of two security experts who had uncovered extensive spyware in their telecommunications firms.
Waging a Dirty War With Italy's Help
Posted on: Jul 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet
An exposÃ© of the close relationship between President Bush and Italy's Silvio Berlusconi -- Big B and little b -- reveals that country to be our willing partner in our dirty 'war on terror.'
Exposing the CIA's Italian Kidnapping Plot
Posted on: Jun 19, 2006, Source: New America Media
Italy is delving into its intelligence agency's involvement with the CIA in waging an off-the-books war on global terrorism.
Italian Pay-off From Niger Forgery?
Posted on: May 14, 2006, Source: New America Media
What did the Italian government, under then-Prime Minister Berlusconi, get in return for providing Bush with a smoking gun to attack Iraq?
Iraq War Deserters Speak Out
Posted on: Jul 6, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service
Three young U.S. servicemen currently living in Canada explain why they refused to return to Iraq.
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