Vice President Dick Cheney faces possible indictment in an international bribery scandal stemming from Halliburton’s collaboration in a Nigerian natural gas project; also, Catherine Austin Fitts on Cheney’s ongoing domestic scandals and Halliburton’s near-bankruptcy before it was given sweetheart no-bid contracts in Iraq; plus, the latest in the ongoing assault on the residents on Beit … Continued
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An in-depth discussion and analysis on the situation in Iraq with award winning journalist Robert Fisk in Baghdad; American Peace Activists detained and deported by Israel, well have an interview with one of the activists and her Attorney, the continuous Bush Administrations attacks on womens reproductive rights and the Knight report with Robert Knight.
More lethal attacks in Gaza, well feature an in-depth interview with noted physician and scholar Dr. Mustafa Barghouti on the political, social and medical situation in Palestine; plus, the voting disappearing act: could they eliminate our vote in November? And a Pacifica producer detained by Homeland Security, well talk about his ordeal.
Today on Flashpoints, the International Court of Justice rules that the Israeli apartheid wall is illegal and must be abolished; and reports of resistance from both sides of the wall; a Palestinian activist and headmistress of a school in East Jerusalem, and an Israeli refusnik who was a former high-ranking Israeli Air force Captain dismissed … Continued
More sweeping attacks on the people in Gaza, well have a report from the ground; Knessit Member Azmi Bishara on hunger strike to protest the Israeli apartheid wall; and the indictment of Ken Lay, a full report with Catherine Austin Fitts on the Enron swindle and the implications for the Bushies; plus the Knight Report.
We spend the entire hour with our special correspondent just back from three months in occupied Iraq, Dahr Jamail. Well take your calls and well also be joined by a very special guest, plus the Knight Report.
A look at the true cost of the Iraq war, with an in-depth discussion with Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies; the intensified brutality of occupation and the reality of water resources in Palestine, a conversation with noted Palestinian scholar Dr. Marwan Haddad; and Nuclear weapons and WMDs found in the Middle East
Today on a special so-called Independence Day Edition of Flashpoints, we look at a world in bondage, from the Iraq war to the continued attack on women in this country. Well broadcast a recent speech by author and historian Larry Everest, and well talk about the state of battered women in US prisons who killed … Continued
A report from Christian Parenti on the trial of Saddam and Iraqi Resistance; The Peace and Dignity Run, a journey through American conscience from Alaska to Argentina; and the Knight Report.
A look at Palestine through the eyes of film; well speak to Bay Area peace activists about the upcoming Palestine/Israel film festival and broadcast an excerpt of John Pilgers Palestine is still the issue; and the Knight Report.