Archive for July, 2009

13
Jul
09

Afghan Massacre – The Convoy of Death

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Produced and directed by Irish filmmaker and former BBC producer Jamie Doran, the film tells the story of thousands of prisoners who surrendered to the US military’s Afghan allies after the siege of Kunduz. According to the film, some three thousand of the prisoners were forced into sealed containers and loaded onto trucks for transport to Sheberghan prison. When the prisoners began shouting for air, U.S.-allied Afghan soldiers fired directly into the truck, killing many of them.

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06
Jul
09

Saudis Give Nod To Israeli Raid On Iran

By Uzi Mahnaimi in Tel Aviv and Sarah Baxte
The Times, 05/07/09

The head of Mossad, Israel’s overseas intelligence service, has assured Benjamin Netanyahu, its prime minister, that Saudi Arabia would turn a blind eye to Israeli jets flying over the kingdom during any future raid on Iran’s nuclear sites.

Earlier this year Meir Dagan, Mossad’s director since 2002, held secret talks with Saudi officials to discuss the possibility.

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03
Jul
09

Chronology of North Korea’s missile program

The Associated Press
AP News

Jul 02, 2009 11:38 EST

Developments in North Korea’s missile program:

– Aug. 31, 1998: North Korea fires suspected missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean, calling it a satellite.

– Sept. 13, 1999: North Korea pledges to freeze long-range missile tests.

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