Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Consortium News Update, 18/August/2009

Does Indian leader Leonard Peltier deserve mercy like "Squeaky" Fromme, ask Dennis Bernstein and Miguel Gavalan Molina.

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While there, also read:

From the Archive: The Obama administration won't question the weak evidence in the PanAm 103 bombing conviction. By William Blum.

The Iraq War's losers now include a battered U.S. economy, but military contractors were big winners, says Sherwood Ross.

And watch:

Israeli police ousted two Palestinian families from homes in East Jerusalem, drawing rare U.S. criticism, reports TheRealNews.

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