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Chemical Weapons and Propaganda: AP Reporter is Misguided Cheerleader for War Against Syria

Perhaps channelling the discredited Judith Miller of the New York Times, who helped drum up domestic support for the ill-advised, illegal, and tragic war in Iraq during the George W. Bush presidency, Pace writes, among other zingers…

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OMG! Barack Obama, Fighting Two Wars, Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Woke up this morning to the startling news that US President Barack Obama has been awarded the Nobel Peace Price–and a perceptive entry on Huffington Post wondering why. After all, he has initiated a slow and limited timetable for withdrawing

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Corruption Roundup: Many 'Stories, One URL

Exactly how did Bernie Madoff steal his billions? Why are Halliburton’s hands so dirty? What happened with corruption cases in the rebuilding of Iraq? Following a link from EthicsWorld’s e-newsletter, I came to a single URL that has multiple stories

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Obama's Groundbreaking Middle East Speech

It is so amazing for me to watch a major foreign policy and development speech by a sitting US president and actually agree with more than 80 percent of it–yet that was the case for Obama’s speech in Cairo, Egypt.

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Madoff Goes Transparent–When Will Bush?

Bernard Madoff is, by his own admission, a despicable human being. Here’s the opening paragraph of his statement on sentencing: Your Honor, for many years up until my arrest on December 11, 2008, I operated a Ponzi scheme through the

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