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After the Obama administration released CIA torture memos last week, the US president has left open the possibility of prosecuting officials. (more…)

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The Gaza Strip is cut in two in effect, as Israeli ground troops and heavy armour have moved deeper into the territory. (photo, from lemonde.fr) (more…)

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The use of waterboarding on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has been defended by Dick Cheney, the US vice-president, who said that the prison should remain open until the “war on terror” ends. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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A report in the New Yorker magazine said that US congressional leaders have agreed to a presidential request for up to $400 million in funding, for covert operations against Iran.

The capture of Iranian security officers and the backing of anti-Tehran armed groups were included in previous cross-border operations, said the report by the investigative reporter, Seymour Hersh (photo). (more…)

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