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News :: International
2007-08: Israel Looks to Replenish Bomb Stocks
18 Aug 2007
On Aug 3/07, the US DSCA formally announced Israel's request for various US bombs and precision guidance kits. Requested items include 10,000 live MK-84 2,000-lb. bombs; 1,500 live MK-82 500-lb. bombs; 2,000 live BLU-109 2,000-lb. bombs with penetrator warheads; JDAM tail kits that add GPS/INS guidance to bombs (10,000); Paveway II laser-guidance kits for the 500-lb. MK-82 (2,500), the 1,000-lb. MK-83 (500), and the 2,000 pound MK-84 (1,000) bombs; 10,000 FMU-139 live fuze components; 10,000 FMU-152 live fuze components; and 50 GBU-28 Enhanced Paveway III 5,000-lb. 'bunker buster' laser/GPS guided live bombs. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $465 million.
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News :: Labor
Banks Failing Soon
18 Aug 2007
Stock Market Meltdown - First Signs of Global Economic Rout
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News :: War and Militarism
Bush Administration Condoned Supporting Terrorism in Colombia
18 Aug 2007
The Bush Administration is now incriminated in the recent scandal involving Chiquita Brands International Inc. financially supporting a Colombian terrorist organization.
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Commentary :: Politics
Senator Feinstein's Iraq Conflict
18 Aug 2007
Modified: 05:24:33 AM
As a member of the Military Construction Appropriations subcommittee, Sen. Feinstein voted for appropriations worth billions to her husband's firms
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News :: Education
how to win even if you are wrong as hell
17 Aug 2007
10,000 Chinese Become Christians Each Day
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News :: Social Welfare
Workouts, Not Bailouts: PAUL KRUGMAN; Homeland Security Expects Martial Law
17 Aug 2007
KRUGMAN: The housing slump will probably be with us for years, not months and more
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News :: Globalization : International : Politics
NAFTA Meeting in Vancouver Sounding the Death Knell of NAFTA? Not Quite
17 Aug 2007
At the press conference in Vancouver on Tuesday August 14, 2007, of the NAFTA representatives from Canada, Mexico and the United States, there were the usual platitudes about the success of NAFTA: coupled with suggestions of a little tinkering here or there: "It is a living document"; It needs innocuous changes" "we must tie up loose ends". There was not a call, however, for the abrogation of NAFTA. NAFTA must be abrogated and declared to be null and void, and in its place should be established the North American Court of Compliance (NACC).
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News :: Globalization
Feds Train Clergy To "Quell Dissent" During Martial Law
16 Aug 2007
lords and kings are unamerican
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News :: Globalization
The Political Junkets of Bush's Drug Czar
16 Aug 2007
Flying High?
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News :: Environment : Globalization : International : Labor : Social Welfare
Toxic Treaty Favors Japan, Not the Philippines
16 Aug 2007
jpepa_japan_philippines.jpgAugust 14, 2007. Manila, Philippines. Senate Forum Bares Legal Traps and Empty Promises of the JPEPA
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