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Funding the White House campaign

The road to the seat of power in the White House is not easy, and certainly not cheap. This year’s US presidential race is on track to be the most expensive in history. Al Jazeera’s senior Washington correspondent Rob Reynolds ...

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White House ‘buried British intelligence on Iraq WMDs’

Tim Reid in Washington and Sam Coates in London | MI6 told Tony Blair before the invasion of Iraq that a high-placed Iraqi source said that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction. The intelligence was passed to the ...

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George Tenet And White House Admit Iraq Intelligence Chief Told Them Iraq Had No WMD

Ron Suskind was on NPR this morning to discuss his new book The Way of the World, which alleges Iraq‘s intelligence chief Tahir Jalil Habbush told the US before the war that Iraq had no WMD. NPR asked George Tenet ...

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General Accuses White House of War Crimes

By Dan Froomkin | The two-star general who led an Army investigation into the horrific detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib has accused the Bush administration of war crimes and is calling for accountability. In his 2004 report on Abu Ghraib, then-Major ...

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White House fed war propaganda to a “complicit” media

By Bill Van Auken | In a stunning blow to what very little remains of the Bush administration’s political credibility, the president’s former press secretary Scott McClellan has published a book indicting the White House for launching an “unnecessary” war ...

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Ominous Signs That White House Wants More Wars

By Jim Lobe | Are the latest accusations and tough language leveled against Iran, Syria, and North Korea evidence of a resurgence by the remaining hawks in the administration of President George W. Bush hoping for a final confrontation against one ...

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White House Influence Is Cited in Corruption Trial

By Eric Lipton | A prominent Illinois Republican Party leader may have tried to use his friendship with the former White House political aide Karl Rove to push for the ouster of the United States attorney in Chicago, a federal ...

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Torturers in the White House

By Ruth Conniff The biggest news of the last week went virtually uncovered by the mainstream, print media. ABC News first reported last Wednesday that top Bush Administration officials, including Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, John Ashcroft, and George Tenet, Colin ...

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Nato to back US missile defence

Nato countries have agreed to back US plans to site a missile defence system in Europe, at a summit in Romania. Member states will endorse a communiqué backing the plan to position missile defence bases in the Czech Republic and ...

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’03 U.S. Memo Approved Torture

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department in 2003 gave military interrogators broad authority to use extreme methods in questioning detainees and argued that wartime powers largely exempted interrogators from laws banning harsh treatment, according to a memorandum publicly disclosed on Tuesday. ...

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