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Democracy Now! – June 22, 2011

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Former CIA Agent Glenn Carle Reveals Bush Admin Effort to Smear War Critic Juan Cole; Obama’s Afghan War Military Drawdown to Leave U.S. Occupation at Pre-Surge Levels; Obama Faces Bi-Partisan Opposition for Refusal to Seek Authorization for Libya War; Obama Limits Criticism of Ongoing Arab Spring Violent Crackdowns in Syria, Bahrain; Former CIA Agent Glenn Carle Draws Agency Censorship With Chronicle of “War on Terror” Interrogation

Today’s Headlines

    * Obama to Announce Limited Afghan Withdrawal
    * Bahraini Activists Sentenced to Life Terms
    * McCain, Kerry Propose Retroactive, Year-Long Libya War Authorization
    * Gaddafi Forces Attack Rebel-Held City
    * 27 Killed in Southern Iraq Bombing
    * Syrian Forces Kill 7 Protesters
    * Al-Qaeda Members Reportedly Stage Prison Break in Yemen
    * U.S. Mayors Endorse Antiwar Measure Drafted by Activist Group
    * Senate Confirms Panetta as Pentagon Chief
    * JPMorgan Pays $153.6 Million to Settle Fraud Case
    * Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Enters GOP Presidential Race
    * Clinton Backs Saudi Women on Driving Ban Protest
    * Thousands Protest Austerity Measures in Europe
    * Ban Ki-moon Elected to 2nd Term as U.N. Secretary-General
    * 2,400 Detained in U.S. Immigration Raids
    * FDA Unveils New Cigarette Warning Labels