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US under Obama is Unraveling in the Eyes of South America: NSA Scandal

US under Obama is Unraveling in the Eyes of South America: NSA Scandal Pierre Leblanc and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The role of the United States throughout South America is set to face another major clash whereby Washington is seen to be overstepping the boundaries. In history it is clear that both main […]

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Guatemala Says Rios Montt Guilty of Genocide: What about the CIA and US?

Guatemala Says Rios Montt Guilty of Genocide: What about the CIA and US? Pierre Leblanc and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Guatemalan justice system sentenced Efrain Rios Montt of crimes against humanity and genocide against the Mayan Indians. His 80 year prison sentence effectively means that he will die in prison for his […]

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Election in Venezuela Points to a Divided Nation: Maduro, Capriles and Manipulation?

Election in Venezuela Points to a Divided Nation: Maduro, Capriles and Manipulation? Joachim de Villiers and James Jomo Modern Tokyo Times The late charismatic leader of Venezuela could easily brush aside self-doubts irrespective if this applied to the election process, internal discontent and a host of other important factors. In this sense, the late Hugo […]

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Moscow Rediscovers the South American Arms Market

Moscow Rediscovers the South American Arms Market Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 8 Issue: 89  By Stephen Blank These are trying times for Russian arms sellers. UN resolutions have closed much of the Iranian markets. Revolutionary violence in Syria and Libya has stopped billions of dollars in sales to those countries. Chinese competition is now […]

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Human Smuggling Case Evokes South America’s Terror-Linked History

Human Smuggling Case Evokes South America’s Terror-Linked History IPT News  Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism A Somali man used Brazil as a staging ground to smuggle people, including members of a terrorist group into the United States, witnesses are expected to testify during a sentencing hearing Thursday in San Antonio. Ahmed Mohammed […]

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Chavez Embraces Gaddafi and Tehran

Chavez Embraces Gaddafi and Tehran IPT News Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism     The Libyan war has nothing to do to with humanitarian concerns, a senior member of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s ruling party said this week. According to Carlos Escarra Malave, vice president of Venezuela’s standing committee on foreign policy, […]

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