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Inquiry Into CIA Practices Narrows

By   /  September 19, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The NY Times reports that, in the face of mounting criticism from seven former C.I.A. directors, the Justice Department has narrowed its probe into detainee abuse by the C.I.A. down to only a few cases.

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By   /  September 15, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The NY Times reports that the Obama Administration’s special Mideast envoy, George Mitchell, is attempting to get Israel to stop all current settlement building on the West bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thus far resisted the suspension of current projects, but has agreed not to begin any settlements in the future. The Obama […]

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UN Condemns ‘War Crimes’ in Gaza

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BBC News reports that a UN report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that ended at the beginning of 2009, concludes that there is evidence that war crimes were committed on both sides. The report cites Israel’s collective punishment of Gazans, and other actions amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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UN Condemns 'War Crimes' in Gaza

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BBC News reports that a UN report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that ended at the beginning of 2009, concludes that there is evidence that war crimes were committed on both sides. The report cites Israel’s collective punishment of Gazans, and other actions amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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New York Homes Searched in Terrorism Probe

By   /  September 14, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Reuters reports on a home that was searched in Queens, New York after police obtained an emergency warrant to conduct the raid on the home of an individual whom the police have being conducting surveillance on after he met with a group of people over the weekend.

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