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Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security


Special to By Cliff Kincaid President Obama’s mind-boggling statement about Marxist Hugo Chavez of Venezuela not having “a serious national security impact” on the United States is getting little national media attention. But like the private conversation with outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March, the comments about Chavez, who operates Venezuela as a [...]

July 13th, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Cuba,Exclusives,Life,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Media,U.S. Politics,Venezuela | Read More »

New book on Cuba’s DGI: Castro knew about JFK’s assassination in advance


Special to By Cliff Kincaid Former CIA officer Brian Latell’s new book, “Castro’s Secrets”, includes the revelation that Fidel Castro knew Lee Harvey Oswald was going to kill President Kennedy. The book deserves far more attention than it has received and adds to an existing body of evidence that Castro not only had foreknowledge [...]

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Cuba,Exclusives,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Intelligence,U.S. Media | Read More »

The Bilderberger protests and other distractions from real threats


Special to By Cliff Knicaid The major news organizations have been driven by the Drudge Report and WorldNetDaily to cover protests against a meeting of the “Bilderbergers” at a Marriott hotel outside Washington, D.C. The stories usually feature Alex Jones, a Texas-based radio host who regularly appears on Moscow-funded Russia Today (RT) television, or [...]

June 5th, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Americas,Cuba,Exclusives,Russia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Media | Read More »

Global censorship report reminds that much of the world is in the dark

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, 2nd right, is shown in undated picture released by the North's KCNA news agency in Pyongyang May 9.  /Reuters

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When it comes to media censorship we think of the usual pantheon of dictators and autocrats who unashamedly shut down news outlets, stifle the free flow of information, and throw journalists in jail. And it’s in countries like North Korea, Cuba, and Islamic Republic of Iran where print and [...]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Columnists,COMMENTARY,Cuba,Eritrea,Exclusives,Iran,John Metzler,Mideast,NE Asia,North Korea,Syria,Top Stories,United Nations | Read More »

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