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Iran: Is it weapons or oil?

With Iran emerging as a regional power and now the source of 17% of China’s oil is the U.S. really concerned about nuclear weapons or is it more about the geopolitics and oil? Story Transcript BABAK YEKTAFAR, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, WASHINGTONPRISM.ORG: The U.S. says they will not allow Iran to have a nuclear bomb. But with Iran’s […]

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The Real Story

The Real Story examines how television news covers a story and then goes beyond the headlines. Coming soon this will be a regular feature on The Real News Network. Join Senior Editor Paul Jay with journalist and writer Eric Margolis as they discuss the coverage of the civil war in Iraq. Margolis says: “The United […]

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One million killed in Iraq? The group Just Foreign Policy has taken that number and projected it using Iraq Body Count, which tallies deaths reported by Western media sources. This leads to a rough estimate that one million Iraqis have now been killed in the conflict since the U.S.’s 2003 invasion and occupation. When The Lancet published the 650,000 […]

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Israeli army evicts dozens of Hebron settlers Today in Hebron, Israeli troops used sledgehammers to smash through welded doors and concrete bunkers to get at Jewish settlers who threw stones and poured oil and water on them. The settlers had claimed ownership of two houses. Dozens of settlers and soldiers were slightly injured in the melee. Hundreds of thousands of other […]