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Presidential Directives Withheld from White House Website

SECRECY NEWS from the FAS Project on Government Secrecy Volume 2011, Issue No. 96 October 1, 2011 Secrecy News Blog: http://www.fas.org/blog/secrecy/ Last Friday, White House officials made at least two public references to Presidential Policy Directives (PPDs). PPD 1...

National Archives sits on 9/11 Commission records

Reuters Exclusive: by Scot J. Paltrow Reuters US Online Report Domestic News Sep 08, 2011 08:14 EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten years after al Qaeda's attack on the United States, the vast...

Jon Gold’s C-SPAN Collection

Jon Gold For the last year or so, one of my "pet projects" has been to search the video archives of C-SPAN for statements made about different people, different events, and make short movies out...

Bosnia, Kosovo, and Now Libya: The Human Costs of Washington’s On-Going Collusion with Terrorists

Twice in the last two decades, significant cuts in U.S. and western military spending were foreseen: first after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and then in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis....

From the US Boat to Gaza: A July Fourth Shame on the Founders

by Ray McGovern Published on Saturday, July 2, 2011 by CommonDreams.org Yes, that was I standing before the U.S. Embassy in Athens on the eve of the July Fourth weekend holding the American flag in the...

Review of American War Machine by Peter Dale Scott

Having read a few of Peter Dale Scott's earlier books, I was looking forward to his new work, American War Machine. I was not disappointed. Published by Roman & Littlefield in late 2010, this...

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