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Military intelligence unit spies on native groups

Last updated Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 2:19PM EDT

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/pol ... le2199496/

Referred to as Counter-Intelligence Information Reports, the documents alert the military to events such as native plans for a protest blockade of Highway 401, and the possibility of a backlash among aboriginal groups over Ontario’s introduction of the harmonized sales tax.


Lenovo replaces Dell to become world's second largest PC maker

2011-10-13 12:59:59

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/s ... 189165.htm

Lenovo is...a global Fortune 500 company with annual sales worth 21 billion U.S. dollars.


The Suicide of Liberty: The Transformation of the US into a Police State

Review of Pat Buchanan’s latest book

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

October 13, 2011

http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-suicide ... tml/print/

Although Buchanan makes many points, this is not his best book. He becomes lost in old arguments that no longer make sense, such as the claim that the poor vote away the property of the rich, and he ignores the destruction of the US Constitution in the name of “the war on terror,” which has transformed the US into a police state.

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The Myth of American Exceptionalism

BY STEPHEN M. WALT

NOVEMBER 2011

[single page]

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2 ... ?page=full

International politics is a contact sport, and even powerful states must compromise their political principles for the sake of security and prosperity. Nationalism is also a powerful force, and it inevitably highlights the country's virtues and sugarcoats its less savory aspects. But if Americans want to be truly exceptional, they might start by viewing the whole idea of "American exceptionalism" with a much more skeptical eye.


Gadhafi loyalists hit back in Sirte

October 14, 2011 - 8:04AM

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-wo ... 1lnr3.html

[AFP]

Libya's new regime fighters retreated Thursday under heavy fire from Moamer Kadhafi diehards in his hometown Sirte as their leaders backtracked on an announcement they had captured one of his sons.


Oct 13, 5:24 PM EDT

Acropolis closed as Greek strikes spread

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/ ... 3-17-24-16

Unions and protesters shut down the Acropolis, halted public transport and occupied government buildings on Thursday

Public buildings? That includes the treasury?


Fitch downgrades UBS, puts other banks on review

Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:35pm EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/ ... GY20111013

A lower bond rating can make debt more expensive to issue and lead to higher collateral requirements.


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