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Selected Top Stories (12- 17 April 2008)

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Meltdown of U.S. Dollar Underway as China Dumps the Currency

– by David Gutierrez – 2008-04-17

Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Washington
– by Richard C. Cook – 2008-04-17

Venezuela : Democracy, Socialism and Imperialism
– by Prof. James Petras – 2008-04-17

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez remains the world’s leading democratically elected leader who has consistently opposed US imperialist wars. Torture of “enemy combantants”: Call for Dismissal and Prosecution of John Yoo
Center for Constitutional Rights Supports National Lawyers Guild Call for Dismissal and Prosecution of John Yoo
– by Marjorie Cohn – 2008-04-17

Iran should be “Set Up for an Attack”
The Agenda Behind The Anti-Sadr Agenda
– by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach – 2008-04-16

Western Media Fabrications regarding the Tibet Riots
Fake Videotape used by CNN
– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2008-04-16

Zimbabwe and the Power of Propaganda: Ousting a President via Civil Society
– by Michael Barker – 2008-04-16

Setting the Propaganda Stage for an Attack on Iran: American Hegemony Is Not Guaranteed
– by Paul Craig Roberts – 2008-04 NED et. al.: The CIA’s Successors and Collaborators
US Overt and Covert Destabilisation
– by Hernando Calvo Ospina – 2008-04-15

America’s Role as the First, Only, and Last Truly Global Superpower
The Grand Chessboard Part 1
– by Brent Jessop – 2008-04-14

Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment
Review of Peter Hallward’s book
– by Stephen Lendman -2008-04-13 A War Of Utter Folly
Responsibility for this spectacular tragedy must lie with those who ignored the facts five years ago
– by Dr. Hans Blix – 2008-04-13 What About the Children of Iraq and Palestine? Years of Hunger and Suffering
– by Felicity Arbuthnot. – 2008-04-13

The US Sponsored “Rwanda Genocide” and its Aftermath
Psychological Warfare, Embedded Reporters and the Hunting of Refugees
– by Keith Harmon Snow – 2008-04-12

In October 1990, the Ugandan army and the Rwandan Patriotic Front/Army (RPF/A) led by Major General Paul Kagame invaded Rwanda.

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