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American "Contractor" Allegedly Abducted in Pakistan

13 August 2011 Last updated at 07:02 ET

American abducted in Pakistan city of Lahore

An American citizen has been abducted by gunmen from his house in the Pakistani city of Lahore, police say.

The US embassy confirmed the abduction and named the man as Warren Weinstein.

Mr Weinstein has been in Pakistan for at least five years and has been working for the firm JE Austin on development in tribal areas. He was to return to the US on 15 August.

The abduction of Pakistanis for ransom is common and a few foreigners have been targeted by militant groups.

Strained relations

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CIA not in contempt over interrogation tapes, judge says -

 CIA not in contempt over interrogation tapes, judge says - -


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Looking Back on What Was Lost on 9/11 - More Than We Thought?

Mystery surrounds loss of records, art on 9/11
Posted: 07/31/2011 03:04:10 AM PDT
Updated: 07/31/2011 03:20:43 AM PDT

NEW YORK—Letters written by Helen Keller. Forty-thousand photographic negatives of John F. Kennedy taken by the president's personal cameraman. Sculptures by Alexander Calder and Auguste Rodin. The 1921 agreement that created the agency that built the World Trade Center.

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Federal Agents Raiding Indian Intelligence Fronts?

Federal Agents Raid Virginia Institution That Draws Many Students From India


Karen Kasmauski for The Chronicle

University of Northern Virginia is located in a series of office
buildings in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Nearly all of its students
are in the United States on visas.

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Acquittals in Deutsche Bank Fire Negligence Suits

some background:

Site Workers Dismantled Deutsche Bank Standpipe to Save Money, DA Says
April 4, 2011 10:52am | By Shayna Jacobs, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

Firefighters Robert Beddia (l.) and Joseph Graffagnino (r.) were killed while responding to a 2007 fire at the hazard-ridden Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan. (FDNY)

By Shayna Jacobs

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

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What Can We Learn From Last 9/11 Liability Case?

Massport seeks release from 9/11 suit
Last unsettled case from attacks goes to court this week
July 24, 2011|By Stephanie Ebbert, Globe Staff

Nearly 10 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks transformed air travel and robbed a confident nation of its sense of security, the Massachusetts Port Authority is facing a federal lawsuit that is forcing officials there to re-live some of the agency’s darkest days.

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Evidence Suggesting Fake Truthers May Have Been Involved in Concocting Pretense for Blaming Muslims for Norway 7/22 Attacks

First, take a look at the following post to Jeffrey Hill's Facebook group, the so-called "9/11 Justice and Accountability Research Think Tank":


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Why is Someone Trying to Convince Us, Badly, That Danny Jowenko is Dead?

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Occupation 101

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Forward Article on Richard Falk

Turns out he lives in Santa Barbara just like DRG, supporting my suspicion that it was Falk who encouraged Griffin to take a second look at 9/11...

U.N. Official Answers Questions About Fierce Criticism of Israel
Richard Falk Insists He Is No Self-Hating Jew

CRITICAL CONTROVERSY: Richard Falk posted a cartoon on his blog that many found anti-Semitic.

By Naomi Zeveloff
Published July 21, 2011, issue of July 29, 2011.

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Breaking: 9/11 Fixer Judge Alvin Hellerstein to Retire

You heard it here second!

"Jesse M. Furman, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, vice Alvin K. Hellerstein, retired."

No word on whether he wants to spend more time with his family, travel (i.e. flee to Israel), or just decided he had done enough for the cover-up and it was time to hand off the reins.

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True Faction Has Had it With Controlled Demolition Bullshit!

Dang... the best thing about prosecuting these creeps as accessories will be that their best defense is going to be "no, we swear--we really are as stupid as we look!"


 Colo. Boulder Debate: 9/11 WTC Destruction – Gage Vs. Mohr

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DOJ casts serious doubt on its own claims about the anthrax attack - Salon

So.... Greenwald a closet truther, or is he preparing the ground for a "blame iran" campaign?

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Origins of the Middle East Conflict - The McMahon–Hussein Correspondence

McMahon–Hussein Correspondence

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Hussein-McMahon Correspondence)

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Bizarre Dramatized 9/11 Film "Insured Freedom" Tries to Deflect Blame From Zionism

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Slingshot Hip Hop

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New 9/11 Curriculum to Push Racist Official Fairy Tale on Children

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Why Would Rupert Murdoch Want Victims' Pre-9/11 Phone Records?

This has me puzzled, or at least intrigued. First, what did they hope to find out by "hacking into" the victims' and their relatives' voicemails? Second, why is their nothing in these articles about just how they would go about accessing those voicemails? The former NYPD turned private investigator was apparently asked to get them the relevant phone numbers, suggesting the papers could then use those to obtain the phone records themselves--through whom exactly?

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The Origins of the Middle East Conflict - Later Developments

from Zionism, Israel, and the Arabs by Hal Draper (Jewish American socialist 1914-1990)

Chapter VII

This article is a somewhat condensed and edited version of a talk given
in Berkeley shortly after the outbreak of the Third Arab-Israeli War,
dealing with the historical background of the conflict but not with the
current situation, which was discussed separately.

We have just seen War No.3 in the tragedy known as the Israel-Arab
conflict; and we find ourselves in the position of being unable to cheer for

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