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Proxy War Against Russia: Ukrainian Nazis teaming up with 'Chechen' terrorists

Proxy War Against Russia: Ukrainian Nazis teaming up with 'Chechen' terrorists
Yesterday, Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov told NTV channel he'd like to quit his post as leader of Chechnya and help the local militias in Novorussia (Donetsk and Lugansk) fight their Ukrainian attackers. This comes after Kiev's corrupt officials initiated criminal proceedings against him last week and threatened to put him on an international 'wanted' list. He responded: They can keep saying whatever they like. But I am going to ask the...
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Jon Stewart: Dick Cheney is a psychopath

Jon Stewart: Dick Cheney is a psychopath
On Sunday's Meet The Press, former Vice President Dick Cheney stubbornly - and, many would argue, illogically - defended the controversial CIA interrogation techniques that were the subject of a recent horrifying report. In part, he seemed to insist that they should not be labeled torture, despite the Senate Intelligence Committee's conclusions, because only the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States deserve that label.
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Putin's annual marathon press conference: What he isn't telling us

Putin's annual marathon press conference: What he isn't telling us
Even facing what under any circumstances is a perfect storm; President Putin delivered an extremely measured performance at his annual press conference and Q&A marathon. The perfect storm evolves in two fronts; an overt economic war - as in siege by sanctions - and a concerted, covert, shadow attack to the heart of the Russian economy. Washington's endgame is clear: impoverish and defang the adversary and force him to meekly bow to the...
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Forget the redacted 'torture report', Abu Ghraib video shows young boys raped in front of their mothers

Forget the redacted 'torture report', Abu Ghraib video shows young boys raped in front of their mothers
After Donald Rumsfeld testified on the Hill about Abu Ghraib in May, there was talk of more photos and video in the Pentagon's custody more horrific than anything made public so far. "If these are released to the public, obviously it's going to make matters worse," Rumsfeld said. Since then, the Washington Post has disclosed some new details and images of abuse at the prison. But if Seymour Hersh is right, it all gets much worse. Comment: No...

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