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October 2009

On Government Life Support

October 31, 2009 // Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The current U.S. recovery is anything but sustainable and whoever thinks normal times are back is living dangerously; nothing is normal these days.

CIA Promotes Narcotics Trade

October 30, 2009 // Junge Welt - Germany - German

“There’s no significant drug trafficking anywhere in the world in which the CIA isn’t involved.” This truism has again been confirmed by a report in the New York Times. While in the past it was limited to hanky-panky with drug lords in Latin America or Southeast Asia, this time the agency, according to the [Read more]

Signs of Poverty

October 30, 2009 // Junge Welt - Germany - German

How much haggling was there in Washington these past few months over military projects and troop surges? Barack Obama has now declared war on waste in the defense budget and the Pentagon has had to cut some high-tech items. It has abandoned, for example, the F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft, which costs $351 million each. [Read more]
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