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UN Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution on North Korea

Opinion by Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Editor The UN Security council, today, unanimously adopted Resolution 1874. The 15 members body strongly condemned the 25 May nuclear test conducted by North Korea in ” violation and flagrant disregard” of previous resolutions ( 1695 & 1718). It also demanded that North Korea, “not conduct any further nuclear […]

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Going Ahmadinejad Crazy About An Election In Far Away Iran

Adam Smith famously postulated that a man of humanity would worry more about the prospect of losing his little finger tomorrow, than if the entire empire of China and all its inhabitants were to be swallowed up by an earthquake. And Americans are not exactly famed for their interest in or knowledge of foreign lands […]

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Secret Documents On Torture

On Thursday, the ACLU filed a lawsuit in New York seeking the disclosure of still-secret records relating to the torture of prisoners held by the US overseas. The requested documents include legal memos authored by John Yoo & Steven Bradbury as well as document sent by the Bush administration to the CIA. The government has […]

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New American Fuel Efficient Standards Still A Joke

President Barack Obama ordered Thursday that some $210 million dollars from the stimulus package be spend on buying more fuel efficient government vehicles from our American automakers. But are we going to get a big bang for our buck with more “fuel efficient” American vehicles? No, and here is why: The new fuel efficient requirements […]

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Iran’s Demographic Is The Real Problem For Hardliner Clerics

By Gilbert Mercier, NEWS JUNKIE POST Latest Update: 7/5/2009 @ 6:00 PM ( US/PST)Despite the result of the contested election,and the crack down orchestrated by the Ayatollahs hardliner and their enforcers, the reformists  will likely eventually prevail  in the medium term. The presidential elections are taking place in Iran on Friday. The participation is projected […]

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