Sunday, February 01, 2015

Another antidote to the mainstream 'news' ~
The Real News

CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Convicted of Espionage
Investigative journalist Marcy Wheeler says Sterling faces decades in prison for leaking details of a botched CIA operation against Iran's [alleged] nuclear program
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New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Sworn In to Office
Dimitri Lascaris: SYRIZA leader's first act as Prime Minister was to visit the grave site where hundreds of members of the Greek Resistance were executed by the German Nazi forces during World War II
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President Obama in Saudi Arabia to Pay Respects to Former Friend and Ally King Abdullah
Toby Jones says King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia built an oppressive regime that violated human rights and cozied up to terrorism
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US-India Nuke Deal A Big Win for Corporations
Author and scholar Vijay Prashad says the US-India nuclear deal will protect US corporations from liability in case of an industrial disaster like India faced in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak
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US Resumes Drone Strikes in Yemen Despite Political Leadership Vacuum
Scholar and journalist Waalid Al-Saqaf says continued US drone strikes and foreign involvement will push Yemen towards a civil war and do nothing to address the growing humanitarian catastrophe
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