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Appearing on a MSNBC morning news show ahead of President Obama’s Friday speech on National Security Agency surveillance reforms, former NSA chief Michael Hayden explained that the president’s goal for the day would not be to announce real reforms that would change the behavior of the intelligence community, but suggested a different purpose. Obama’s mission […]

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In the call, the U.S. diplomat, assistant secretary of state for European affairs Victoria Nuland, can be heard saying “Fuck the EU” to U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. The “undiplomatic” language of the high-level official made headlines on Thursday after the recording of the conversation between the two diplomats was posted online. But the […]

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Israeli settlement construction more than doubled in 2013, the Israeli government’s own Central Bureau of Statistics revealed Monday — a development that many say exposes the land grabs and brazen injustices that underlie the ongoing U.S.-brokered “Peace Process.” According to the CBS annual report, which provides an overview of Israeli housing markets, 2,534 new settlement […]

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Over 95 percent of Crimean residents have voted to join Russia, according to officials. Updates and analyses are being posted to Twitter. Tweets from https://twitter.com/commondreams/on-ukraine SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT Crimean residents took to the polls Sunday to participate in a hotly contested referendum on seceding from Ukraine and joining Russia. Residents of the Crimean […]

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Journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since they exposed the United States government’s vast surveillance using documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Along with Guardian reporter Ewan MacAskill, the team flew to New York to accept the prestigious George Polk Award for national […]

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Pope Francis on Friday issued another indictment of inequality, saying that “equitable economic and social progress” are only possible through solidarity and generosity, and require the “legitimate redistribution” of wealth. The Pontiff delivered the comments while speaking to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other UN senior executives at a meeting in Rome. People should […]

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