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  • 50 years later, new plots against Iran

    50 years later, new plots against Iran

    September 5, 2003

    “Regime change” is not a new policy. Fifty years ago, on Aug. 19, 1953, the CIA with British assistance embarked on a similar policy with catastrophic consequences. Its damaging effects are still being felt in the...

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  • Chile remembers 1973 coup

    Chile remembers 1973 coup

    September 5, 2003

    Chileans are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fascist coup and the murder of former President Salvador Allende on Sept. 11, 1973, in a variety of ways. Allende was the first Socialist to win the position...

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  • Bush Iraq policy seen as failure

    Bush Iraq policy seen as failure

    August 29, 2003 By Susan Webb

    Following the devastating bombing of the United Nations office in Baghdad, talk is increasingly turning to the failure of the Bush administration’s unilateralist Iraq policies and its “war on terrorism.”

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  • Israeli, Palestinian groups respond to deepening crisis

    Israeli, Palestinian groups respond to deepening crisis

    August 29, 2003

    Gush Shalom, an Israeli peace group, has issued a statement charging the Israeli government is responsible for the new round of violence in Israel and the West Bank and Gaza. The group said, “The renewed cycle...

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  • International Notes

    International Notes

    August 29, 2003

    Cuba: Trade pacts signed with Alabama The State of Alabama signed three trade agreements in Havana last week. On Aug. 21, Ron Sparks, the state’s commissioner for agriculture and industry, and Pedro Alvarez, president of the...

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