Global Research Newsletter: Lead Articles (May 16-22)

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In this E-Newsletter we bring to your attention several important articles on the Iraq war theater, US threats directed against Iran, the dramatic rise in crude oil prices and the evolving situation in Palestine. Other topics include the cyclone disaster in Myanmar, the World water crisis and America’s dismal environmental record, 

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Bush Power Grab Since 911
Scholar Urges Candidates Debate Role of President’s Usurpation of Power
– by Jeff Demers, Sherwood Ross – 2008-05-22

“Immoral Hazard” : Financial Instability, “Free Markets” and the Fed
A review of Jeremy Grantham’s book
– by Stephen Lendman – 2008-05-22

Iraq: Mass detentions in Mosul as troops move into Sadr City
– by James Cogan – 2008-05-21

Heavy gunfire breaks out along border between Georgia, Abkhazia
– 2008-05-21

Report: U.S. Will Attack Iran
– by Newsmax Staff – 2008-05-21

Build Railways for Peace in Africa
– by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach – 2008-05-21

“Red Team” Penetrates Nuke Lab’s Security, Reaches “Superblock”
– by Tom Burghardt – 2008-05-21

More on the real reason behind high oil prices
Part II
– by F. William Engdahl – 2008-05-21

At least 60% of today’s $130 per barrel price of crude oil comes from unregulated futures speculation by hedge funds

VIDEO: Beyond Treason – Chemical and Biological Warfare
– 2008-05-20

The Bushes and Hitler’s Appeasement
– by Robert Parry – 2008-05-20

The Cyclone Disaster in Myanmar…and the Human Tragedy of Global Capitalism
– by Li Onesto – 2008-05-20

Inverted Totalitarianism: A New Way of Understanding How the U.S. Is Controlled
Review of Democracy Incorporated by Sheldon S. Wolin
– by Chalmers Johnson – 2008-05-19

On the Environment: Bush Administration Worst on Record
– by Sherwood Ross – 2008-05-19

World Water Crisis
– by Sarah Meyer – 2008-05-19

Tony Blair accused of War Crimes
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair on Trial in The Hague
– by David Halpin – 2008-05-19

Israel Must Be Held To Same Nuclear Scrutiny as Iran
– by Joe Parko – 2008-05-19

European Banks Financing Damaging Agrofuels in Latin America
– 2008-05-19

Chávez warns Colombia not to allow U.S. base
– 2008-05-19

Global Research News Hour on RBN. Frances Fox Piven and Mark Crispin Miller
Program Details for May 19, 2008
– 2008-05-19

Spinning the News – The FARC-EP Files, Venezuela and Interpol
– by Stephen Lendman – 2008-05-19

When Free Speech Doesn’t Come Free
– by Remi Kanazi – 2008-05-19

The US have lost control: Latin America has ‘created its own neighbourhood’
– by Federico Fuentes – 2008-05-18

Thousands Killed in 1950 by US’s Korean Ally
– 2008-05-18

Testimony of Iraq War Veteran to the US Congress
“May God Bless America & the Peoples of Iraq, & may we be forgiven for having participated in such a devastating conflict.”
– by Former Army Sergeant Kristofer Shawn Goldsmith – 2008-05-17

Big Brother: Illegally Spy on Americans … Win Fabulous Prizes!
– by Tom Burghardt – 2008-05-17

Palestine: Remembering 1948 and looking to the future
– by Ali Abunimah – 2008-05-17

Middle East: George Bush’s Power to Inspire
– by Peter Chamberlin – 2008-05-17

Did Hezbollah Thwart a Bush/Olmert Attack on Beirut?
A Sudden Case of Cold Feet
– by Franklin Lamb – 2008-05-16

Israel: 60 Years of Denial
– by Ramzy Baroud – 2008-05-16

Palestinian al-Nakbah at 60: the case of unrecognized villages
– by Sharat G. Lin – 2008-05-16

Myanmar Cyclone. U.S. hostility hampers relief
– by Sara Flounders – 2008-05-16

Rumsfeld: “Why Not another 911”
– by Larry Chin – 2008-05-16

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