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Today on Flashpoints: US occupation forces in Iraq adapt Israeli tactics, using helicopter gunships and fighter bombers to destroy the homes and communities of alleged resistance leaders. Also, has there really been a regime change in Iraq? We’ll take a look at a new book by Milan Rai. And Kathy Kelly from Voices in the … Continued
US Forces Get tough in Iraq Using Missiles and Fighter Jets to Intimidate the Growing Resistance Anti-Bush Activists in Great Britain Prepare to Give the Unelected US President a Whale of a Welcome Action Hero and Body-Builder Arnold Schwarzenegger is Officially Sworn in as California’s Governor
In Haiti, the US-supported resistance continues their destabilization campaign against Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a new film about Iraq documents the brutal realities of occupation, also, a personal account from two Iraqi women talking about the destruction of their homeland, the Block Report, and more on Maxine Hong Kingston and her appearance on Sunday in Berkeley.
An In Depth Look at the Recent Decision by the Supreme Court to Hear Cases of Prisoners Being Held at Gauntanamo Bay A Look at the Case of Maher Arar, a Syrian-Born Canadian Citizen Deported by US Officials to Syria for 10 Months of Torture Robert Meeropol, the Son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg has … Continued
The US Troops in a State of Extreme Confusion as the Occupation of Iraq Unravels Flashpoints Special Correspondent Speaks with the Family of the 10 Year-Old Songbird Cactcher Gunned Down By Israeli Occupation Forces Listener Call Ins Maxine Hong Kingston in Berkeley
As British Anti-War Protesters Gear Up for Bushs Visit to London, Blair Faces Dwindling Support Over the Illegal Iraqi Invasion and Occupation An Excerpt of a Prophetic Speech Given by Tony Benn in 1998 Denouncing Plans to Invade Iraq Sunday’s Presentation with Maxine Hong Kingston
US Troops Clash with Kurdish PKK Rebels at the Turkey-Iraq Border US Troops Photographed Handcuffing and Tying up Iraqi Women and Children in Their Houses Another Report from Gaza on Continuing Israeli Attacks An Assessment of the Iraq Occupation to Date
On a Day of Supposed Eased Restrictions, the Israeli Military Murders 7 People in Occupied Palestine, Including a 10-Year Old Boy Well Speak with the Directors of a New Documentary Plan Colombia How US Medicare Recipients Will Be Further Hosed by the Pharmaceutical Companies for Their Needed Medications
Amnesty International Caves into Pressure and Cancels the Screening of a Film about the Venezuelan Coup Greg Palast Talks about the Stealing of Elections, Energy Deregulation and the Venezuelan Coup A Report on the Bush administrations Attacks on Poor and Working Class Women The Knight Report