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NY Times(James Risen)

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales offered a narrowly drawn defense of his recent Congressional testimony on Wednesday, saying he had been truthful in denying that there had been serious disagreement within the Bush adminstration about the NSA'

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Bloomberg.com

Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General John P. Abizaid, former head of U.S. forces in the Middle East, and former Special Operations commander General Bryan Douglas Brown testified today under oath with Rumsfeld.

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Counterpunch

In a belated attempt to win the PR battle over Guantánamo, a terrorism study center at West Point has produced a Pentagon-commissioned report, which attempts to refute the findings of a report published by the Seton Hall Law School in February 2006.

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LA Times

President Bush's speech last week arguing that the US must stay in Iraq to defeat the Al Qaeda leadership reassembling there ranks as one of his most vacuous. It drew on intelligence that was conveniently (and perhaps selectively) declassified i

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by Alan Bock (AntiWar)

I know that being a lame duck can make presidents act strangely, and this president has never had anything more than a nodding relationship with reality itself, let alone a deep-seated concern for truth. But it seems to me that President Bush has bec

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AP

President George Bush called for Congress to revise a US security law in order to ease restrictions on the government's secret communications surveillance of terror suspects. Amid furor over Attorney General Alberto Gonzales's handling of the

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NY Times

A 2004 dispute over the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance program that led top Justice Department officials to threaten resignation involved computer searches through massive electronic databases, according to officials briefed on the pr

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Telegraph

Relations between the top US general in Iraq and Nouri al-Maliki, the country's prime minister, are so bad that the Iraqi leader made a direct appeal for his removal to President George W Bush. Although the call was rejected, aides to both men a

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Free Market News

Watching Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testify before Congress on July 24,2007, for the third time, was excruciatingly painful. During Gonzales' testimony, it became abundantly clear that Americans were witnessing the unraveling of the fabri

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AP

Army medical examiners were suspicious about the close proximity of 3 bullet holes in Pat Tillman's forehead and tried without success to get authorities to investigate whether the former NFL player's death amounted to a crime. "The medi

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AP

FBI Director Robert Mueller said the government's terrorist surveillance program was the topic of a 2004 hospital room dispute between top Bush administration officials, contradicting Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' sworn Senate testimony.

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AP

Senate Democrats called for a special counsel to investigate whether Attorney General Alberto Gonzales lied under oath and subpoenaed top presidential aide Karl Rove Thursday in a widening probe into the dismissal of federal prosecutors.

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When you really understand what Bush and his corporate cronies are about you have to be scared. Political action has not worked. What can you do to make sure you and your family will survive, even prosper? You can return to the things that really

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AP

Documents indicate 8 congressional leaders were briefed about the Bush administration's terrorist surveillance program on the eve of its expiration in 2004, contradicting sworn Senate testimony this week by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

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by Jim Lobe (IHS)

Just when it appears that Israel and Syria may be slowly inching their way towards peace talks with the help of Turkey and Qatar (although Israel’s new president, Shimon Peres, called for direct talks Friday), two hawks at the otherwise realist Counc

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AP

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says he's staying at the Justice Department to try to repair its broken image, telling Congress in a statement released Monday he's troubled that politics may have played a part in hiring career federal prose

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