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Democracy Now! – March 6, 2012

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Attorney General Eric Holder Defends Legality of Targeted Killings of U.S. Citizens Overseas; Freedom University: Undocumented College Students in Georgia Forced to Attend Underground School; Anti-Nuclear Groups in Georgia Seek to Block First New Nuclear Plants in U.S. in Decades; Stephen Cohen on Vladimir Putin, Russia’s Opposition and Perils of U.S.-backed “Democracy Promotion.”

Headlines
March 6, 2012

    Iran to Allow Nuclear Inspectors into Secret Military Complex
    Obama Urges Netanyahu to Back Off on Military Threats Against Iran
    Retired Generals Sign Open Letter Opposing War with Iran
    Holder Defends Killing of U.S. Citizens Overseas
    Death Toll in Attack on Yemeni Troops Tops 185
    Voters Head to Polls in “Super Tuesday” Primaries
    Russia: More than 600 Arrested for Protesting Putin’s Election
    China’s Envoy to Press Syria for Ceasefire
    Sen. John McCain Calls for Air Strikes Against Syria
    White House Moves G8 Meeting from Chicago to Camp David
    Fewer Gitmo Prisoners Rejoining Militant Groups than Previously Reported
    Ecuador: 12 Arrested Inside Chinese Embassy for Protesting Copper Mine Deal
    Thousands Protest Higher Education Cuts in California
    Two Arrested in Idaho for Attempting to Block Passage of Tar Sands Equipment
    Black Students Face Much Harsher Punishments in Public Schools