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U.S. Senator Mike Gravel Denounces Obama’s Drone Wars

Oct. 20—U.S. Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska (1969-1981) denounced the Obama Administration’s policy of killing civilians and bystanders through “Drone Strikes planned by meetings of a very precise and elaborate command structure” involving CIA Director John Brennan and others, but … Continue reading

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Brawl in Britain over Snowden Disclosures

There is a brawl brewing in Britain over the disclosures made by NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Alan Rusbridger, editor of the Guardian, appeared before the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee to be questioned on the paper’s publication of documents … Continue reading

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Leahy: NSA Is the Greatest Threat

The New York Times reports that Obama and his top advisors have concluded that they have no workable alternative to the bulk collection of huge quantities of metadata, including records of all telephone calls made inside the United States. This … Continue reading

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In Ireland, not everyone is entranced by Obama’s “assassination tsar” John Brennan

Political commentator Eamon McCann reflects the often publicly unspoken but none the less widely felt disgust at the Obama Administration’s never ending drone assassinations and spying dragnet policy, amongst other serious human rights abuses.  In a scathingly mocking article in … Continue reading

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