Flashpoints

Flashpoints – December 14, 2004

Canada does the post-coup bidding for the United States in Haiti; also, excerpts of Gary Webb on stage with Flashpoints in a 1996 interview after the release of his book, Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras and the Crack Cocaine Explosion was released, we’ll have an in-depth interview with investigative journalist Robert Parry about Gary … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 13, 2004

Patrick Cockburn reports on the latest occupation violence in Iraq on the year anniversary of the capture of Saddam Hussein; plus, Palestinian resistance forces in Gaza attack an Israeli occupying military post; also, Augusto Pinochet indicted for mass murder and war crimes more than thirty years after his Chilean coup; Gary Webb remembered on the … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 10, 2004

More on the exclusive photographic evidence of US war crimes in Fallujah with Dahr Jamail in Baghdad; also, we look at the human cost of war and dissidence in Sudan on International Human Rights Day; how you can protest right-wing American-Israeli lobby groups; a commentary by Miguel Molina; and Flashpoints en Español.


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Flashpoints – December 9, 2004

Our special correspondent Dahr Jamail acquires exclusive photographic evidence of the killing fields in Fallujah, he’ll talk about how these images implicate the US military in egregious war crimes; plus, taking direct action to stop the corporate plunder of Iraq; also, instituting the Orwellian nightmare of national ID cards as the plan goes to the … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 8, 2004

An exclusive interview with Kevin Cooper, a year after his eleventh-hour stay of execution at San Quentin; plus, violence against women reaches epidemic proportions in Guatemala, where 500 women have died viciously this year; a report from the ground in occupied Baghdad as the US military prepares to re-shuffle the troops; we’ll also get reaction … Continued


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Flashpoints – December 3, 2004

Thirty people killed in twin car bomb attacks in Baghdad, we’ll have an on-the-ground report from Dahr Jamail; plus, the Union Carbide Chemical disaster and the horrific twenty-year aftermath; a closer look at other environmental catastrophes; and an interview with John Ross on Flashpoints en Español.


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Flashpoints – December 1, 2004

As Israeli military forces demolish homes and a kindergarten in Dheisheh refugee camp, bulldozers attack Palestinian land in Jayyous in preparation for illegal settlement building, we’ll speak with Palestinians directly affected by these Israeli assaults; plus, an on-the-ground report from Dahr Jamail in Iraq; an update on the situation in Haiti; and the Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – November 30, 2004

An exclusive interview with Father Gerard Jean Juste following his release from prison in Haiti, we’ll talk about the ongoing Haitian killing fields and the US-supported purge of democracy; plus, an on-the-ground report from Baghdad; and lauded activist and independent journalist John Ross on the changing tides in Latin American politics; and the Knight Report.