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Flashpoints – June 18, 2007

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Today on Flashpoints: A US-Israeli supported coup in the West Bank: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas annuls elections and selects a pro-West cabinet to rule from Ramallah, we’ll get a report from that city; also, we go back to the North of Lebanon, where human rights activist warn of growing human rights violations against Palestinians caught in the crossfire, including illegal arrests, detentions, torture and beatings; plus, the FBI, empowered by the Congress and the Patriot Act, illegally collaborates with major telecommunications corporations; an update on Scooter Libby as he prepares to go to jail; and the Knight Report.