CRG E-Newsletter, Lead Articles. August 24 -September 1, 2008

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Latest News and Top Stories

Richard C. Cook and Umberto Pascali on the Global Research News Hour, RBN
Program Details for September 1st
– 2008-09-01

Global Famine. Is It A Conspiracy?
– by Eric Walberg – 2008-09-01

Food protests and riots have swept more than 20 countries in the past few months

Stoking Tensions, Risking Confrontation: A High Stakes US Gamble with Russia
– by Stephen Lendman – 2008-09-01

Hurricane Gustav: National Emergency Environment Sets the Stage for the McCain Election Campaign
– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2008-09-01

A Unipolar World Dominated by the US is Unacceptable to Russia
Medvedev spells out five principles of Russian foreign policy
– 2008-08-31

How the Republicans Win
Pull out their old play cards
– by Robert Parry – 2008-08-31

Storm Disrupts Republican Plans for Convention
– by Patrick Healy – 2008-08-31

Biden, Iraq and Obama’s Betrayal
– by Prof Stephen Zunes – 2008-08-31

Pakistan: “The Taliban’s Godfather”?
Documents Detail Years of Pakistani Support for Taliban, Extremists
– by National Security Archive – 2008-08-31

The Real Drug Lords: A brief history of CIA involvement in the Drug Trade
– by William Blum – 2008-08-31

Interactive Map: US Military Presence Around the World
– by Mother Jones – 2008-08-31

America’s Global Military Presence: Mission Creep
Bush and Rumsfeld may be history, but America’s new global footprint lives on
– by Michael Mechanic – 2008-08-31

America’s Plan to Break Up Pakistan
– 2008-08-30

The 2008 Crisis in the Caucasus: A Unified Timeline, August 7-16.
– by Prof. Nicolai N. Petro – 2008-08-30

America’s Plantation Prisons
– by Maya Schenwar – 2008-08-30

Why Was Cheney’s Guy in Georgia Just Before the War
– by James Gerstenzang – 2008-08-30

California lawsuit questions McCain’s Eligibility for Presidency
McCain is not a “natural-born citizen”
– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2008-08-30

Russia calls for more observers in Georgia
– 2008-08-30

OSCE observers fault Georgians in conflict
– 2008-08-30

OSCE report points finger at Georgia for S. Ossetia crisis
– 2008-08-30

Gustav swells to dangerous Cat 3 storm off Cuba
– 2008-08-30

VIDEO: The Katrina Myth; the truth about a thoroughly unnatural disaster
– 2008-08-30

Obama Obliterates McCain
– by Michael Carmichael – 2008-08-29

China Dumps US Dollar Denominated Debt: Bank of China flees Fannie-Freddie
– 2008-08-29

Georgia breaks ties with Russia
– 2008-08-29

The Financial Times and the “Self-Confessed Mastermind of 9/11”
– by Prof. James Petras – 2008-08-29

The CIA’s only real evidence was extracted by torture…

How the Chicago Boys Wrecked the Economy
An Interview with Michael Hudson
– by Mike Whitney – 2008-08-29

The Democrats endorse the “Global War on Terrorism”: Obama “goes after” Osama
– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2008-08-29

The Obama-Biden campaign has endorsed the very foundations of Bush’s foreign policy agenda: “Go after Osama bin Laden, “take him out”. The rhetoric is softer but the substance is almost identical.

Joe Biden’s record on US wars
– by Junot Castelyn, Will Yong – 2008-08-29

The Nation and the Obama campaign
– by Jerry White – 2008-08-29

“The American Promise”
Remarks of Senator Barack Obama, Democratic Convention
– by Barack Obama – 2008-08-29

North Korea: Breakthrough or Breakout?
– by Prof. Richard Alan Leach – 2008-08-29

Russia remains a Black Sea power
– by M K Bhadrakumar – 2008-08-29

Blackwater-linked firm to train Canadian troops
– 2008-08-29

Revolution in the high street
Can a revolt of ‘consumers’ spark a revolution?
– by William Bowles – 2008-08-28

New Spy Software Coming On-Line: “Surveillance in a Box” Makes its Debut
– by Tom Burghardt – 2008-08-28

Intelligence Platform has been “trained” on a large number of sample documents to zero in on names, phone numbers or places from generic text.

Putin accused the United States of orchestrating the military conflict in Georgia
– by Nabi Abdullaev – 2008-08-28

Joe Biden: Russia, China, India: “The Real War”
Obama’s running mate presents the strategic plan for the next administration
– by Umberto Pascali – 2008-08-28

Obama selects Biden to reassure the US ruling elite
– by Patrick Martin – 2008-08-28

What went unsaid about Cuba
– by Fidel Castro Ruz – 2008-08-28

Punishing Russia could prove costly
– by Mikhail Molchanov – 2008-08-28

VIDEO: “Wake Up America!”
Speech at Democratic Party Convention
– by Rep Dennis Kucinich – 2008-08-28

Torture As Official Israeli Policy
– by Stephen Lendman – 2008-08-28

NATO naval build-up in Black Sea Threatens Russia
– 2008-08-27

Money and Politics in America
Democrats at Denver Should Read the American Monetary Act
– by Richard C. Cook – 2008-08-27

Possible Obama assassination plot gets little US coverage
– by Michael Carmichael – 2008-08-26

FBI probes possible Obama assassination plot
– 2008-08-26

Democrats convene in Denver amid police state security and a sea of corporate cash
– by Bill Van Auken – 2008-08-26

US air strike massacres civilians in western Afghanistan
– by James Cogan – 2008-08-26

War With Russia Is On The Agenda
– by Paul Craig Roberts – 2008-08-26

Further Nuggets From the Nuthouse
– by Prof. Edward S. Herman – 2008-08-26

Militarism and a Uni-polar World
– by Lenora Foerstel – 2008-08-26

Crossing the Bridge: Poetry, Hip-Hop and the Palestinian Experience
– by Remi Kanazi – 2008-08-26

On The Road To Extinction: The Fate of Extinct and Endangered Species on Planet Earth
– by Sarah Meyer – 2008-08-26

Bolivia: Right-wing rebellion spurs left offensive
– by Federico Fuentes – 2008-08-25

Phyllis Bennis and Francis Boyle on the Global Research News Hour on RBN
Program Details for August 25
– 2008-08-25

Reinventing the Evil Empire
– by Stephen Lendman – 2008-08-25

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