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Between The Lines For The Week Ending April 20, 2007
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U.S. Accused of De Facto Complicity with Iraqi Death Squads and Ethnic Cleansing
Interview with anti-war activist Tom Hayden, conducted by Scott Harris http://www.btlonline.org/hayden042007.ram
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Pentagon Spends Nearly 40 Cents of Every U.S. Dollar
Interview with Pamela Schwartz, communications director with the National Priorities Project, conducted by Scott Harris http://www.btlonline.org/schwartz042007.ram
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New Orleans' St. Bernard Parish Citizens Battle Industrial Polluters in Flood Ravaged City
Interview with Anne Rolfes, founder of the Louisiana Bucket Bridgade, conducted by Melinda Tuhus http://www.btlonline.org/rolfes042007.ram
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This week's summary of under-reported news
Compiled by Bob Nixon
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf ignited a political firestorm by suspending Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, who had blocked Musharraf's effort to be re-elected, in a ruling that prohibited him from being president and military chief at the same.
An unfolding scandal puts $700 million of U.S. aid to Colombia at risk: An internal CIA report claims Colombia's army chief, Gen. Mario Montoya made a secret deal with a right-wing paramilitary group in 2002 to attack leftist rebels near Medellin, a nexus of the Latin American drug trade.
Democrats are seeking options to raise taxes fairly to pay off a ballooning deficit that could increase to $7.8 trillion if Bush tax cuts to wealthiest Americans are extended.
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