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Flashpoints – April 1, 2004

Robert Fisk dissects the latest violence in Iraq as the death tolls of Iraqis and American soldiers continue to spike, we will have a report from him on the ground in Baghdad; and we’ll speak with Brian Concannon, a lawyer for president Aristide about the latest legal issues facing the exile president and the increasing … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 30, 2004

The US government pressures Jamaica to evict Aristide from the region as the repression in Haiti continues, we’ll feature a special report from Brian Concannon, attorney for President Aristide just back from the Dominican Republic; also, we’ll hear from a leader of Lavalas who risked his life to leave the country to testify before Congress; … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 29, 2004

An exclusive interview with Haiti’s former drug czar and defense minister, Patrick Elie, on CIA involvement with terrorists and drug traffickers in Haiti; also, a report from Lyn Duff on a member of Lavalas in hiding from the death squads; Phyllis Bennis on Sharon’s indictment and the killing of Sheikh Yassin; a family member from … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 26, 2004

An on the ground report from Haiti where the body count continues to rise; Palestinian leaders question the circumstances of today’s capture on-camera of an alleged Palestinian bomber; ISM activist Lora Gordon talks about her time in Gaza in part two of our interview; an excerpt of an discussion on the questions surrounding 9/11 and … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 25, 2004

An on-the-ground report from Haiti, where the body count continues to rise; Palestinian leaders question the circumstances of today’s capture on camera of an alleged Palestinian bomber; ISM activist Laura Gordon talks about her time in Gaza, in part 2 of our interview; an excerpt of a discussion on the questions surrounding 9/11 and the … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 24, 2004

A report from a woman in hiding and in fear of her life in Haiti; dissecting the US-Israeli relationship in the context of the recent assassination of Sheikh Yassin in Gaza; protesters in San Francisco descend on the Israeli Consulate, denouncing the targeted assassination of Sheikh Yassin and the complicity of the United States; ISM … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 23, 2004

Today on Flashpoints: An on the ground report from Haiti, where former Police Deputy is hiding from U.S. backed Death Squads. Israel attacks Lebanon one day after the assasination of Sheik Ahmed Yassin in Palestine. An in depth look at elections in El Salvador. We talk about the Group of Five, Cubans held captive on … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 22, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, Haiti’s newly-installed US puppet government praises the death squad coupists as pro-democracy activists continued to be hunt down, tortured, imprisoned and killed; in Palestine, US-supported Israeli colonialists assassinate the spiritual leader of Hamas, and the streets of Gaza erupt into angry protests; Robert Fisk reports from occupied Iraq on the latest details … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 19, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, a Priest in Haiti gives an update on the current situation on the ground; on this year anniversary of the illegal Anglo-American invasion and occupation of Iraq, we speak to Kathy Kelly of Voices in the Wilderness; a look at this weekend’s elections in El Salvador, and Kathleen Cleaver joins JR on … Continued