Joshua Michael Hakken And Family Will Be Turned Over To US Officials By Cuban Authorities

HAVANA — Cuba says it will turn over to the United States a Florida couple who allegedly kidnapped their own children from the mother’s parents and fled by boat to Havana. Foreign Ministry official Johana Tablada told The Associated Press in a written statement Tuesday that Cuba had informed U.S. authorities of the country’s decision to turn over Joshua Michael […]

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Menendez opposed U.S. giving security equipment to Dominicans (so his donor would get the $1.6 Billion-contract?)

By Eric Lipton and William K. Rashbaum The New York Times WASHINGTON — Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., sought to discourage any plan by the U.S. government to donate port-security equipment to the Dominican Republic, citing concern that the screening gear might undermine efforts by a private company — run by a major campaign contributor and friend of his — to […]

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US attempts to divert attention from US-led wars: Paul Craig Roberts

Although Washington has struck a rudimentary deal regarding the “fiscal cliff”, the real issues plaguing America are not being addressed, a former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury tells Press TV. This comes as the White House and congressional Republicans have reached an agreement on Monday to avert the so-called fiscal cliff of tax hikes and spending cuts, while US […]

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“Operation Tripwire” — the FBI, the Private Sector, and the Monitoring of Occupy Wall Street

“Tripwires,” Mall Cops, and “Radical Cheerleaders” On October 19, 2011, an FBI agent filed a report, titled “Domain Program Management [,] Domestic Terrorism,” detailing an October 11 briefing given to “Jacksonville Executive Management” (EM) and a supervisory special agent (SSA) “Counter Terrorism Program Coordinator.” The subject of the October 11 briefing had been the potential growth of the OWS movement […]

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State Department Offering Contractors $10 Billion To Operate Overseas Drug-War Airforce

U.S. Ready to Offer Mercenaries $10 Billion for a Drug-War Air Force By Spencer Ackerman 12.04.12  http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/12/diplo-air-force/ Unsure how your private security firm makes money as the U.S. war in Afghanistan winds down? One option: Go into the drug trade — more specifically, the lucrative business of fighting narcotics. The State Department needs a business partner to keep its fleet […]

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Breaking: U.S. Army troops, brandishing automatic assault rifles, deployed to New Orleans

Happy Katrina anniversary New Orleans – in case you forgot what a militarized police state looks like. Related Video Bracing for Isaac in Mississippi 3:58pm EDT Gulf coast awaits Isaac to make landfall Reuters NEW ORLEANS | Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:55pm EDT (Reuters) – Hurricane Isaac gathered strength as it bore down on New Orleans on Tuesday, bringing high […]

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