Κατηγορία: GPS

A conversation with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou

John Kiriakou is widely known as the former CIA case officer who, in an interview with ABC News in late 2007, confirmed that the CIA had tortured prisoner Abu Zubaydah, an alleged member of al Qaeda, on the waterboard.

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Outside/Iran: The rich kids of Tehran and the new elite class

A new Instagram account documenting the lives of Iran’s young elite reveals the extreme wealth of the newly rich. In Penglish- Persian English-one Instagram message reads, “We made this page to show that Iran isn’t always bad. It is really good».

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Inside/Lesvos: The beauty and the hidden surprises of Agiasos

“Agiasos, though a small village, has plenty of surprises in store to offer. Some places are famous for just one thing, but Agiasos has a multitude of gifts to offer to the visitor”, says Wilco Van Herpen, correspondent of the Turkish newspaper, Hurriyet.

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Outside/Syria: U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria, Including ISIS

American intelligence and law enforcement agencies have identified nearly a dozen Americans who have traveled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the militant group that the Obama administration says poses the greatest threat to the United States since Al Qaeda before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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Outside/Turkey: Roma children only have the marriage option

Child marriages have become more visible, especially after the media coverage of two Roma kids, 12 and 16 respectively, having a marriage ceremony on Saturday. The incident took place in Anadolu neighborhood located in the northwestern district of Yıldırım, Bursa.

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Outside/Israel: The most important source of capital is California

For over 20 years California’s technology industry has been channeling billions of dollars to finance the growth of Israeli tech firms. In that time, tech has become a key sector for Israel’s economy. The flow of capital between California and Israel is digital, transmitted as currency and intellectual property.

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Outside/Ukraine: Crimea’s Vanishing Gold

Though it might be argued that the US is merely holding the gold on Ukraine’s behalf, it is a fact that what was once Ukraine’s gold is now with the country that funded regime change in Ukraine.

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Outside/Lebanon: Syrian refugee women face sexual exploitation

Some women are driven into outright prostitution. Others like Samar engage in what relief workers call survival sex, striking up sexual relationships with men who can provide rent or food.

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Outside/Opinion: Down with Impunity

If a supporter of Palestine had packed a pistol at a rally, his arrest would have been headline news. But Chicago Zionists get a pass.

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Inside/Cyprus: Al Jazeera’s poll on the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion

July 20 marks the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. The invasion resulted in the division of the island, with Greek Cypriots living on one side and Turkish Cypriots living on the other.

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