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New WikiLeaks Cables Show US Diplomats Promote Genetically Engineered Crops Worldwide

New WikiLeaks Cables Show US Diplomats Promote Genetically Engineered Crops Worldwide
Dozens of United States diplomatic cables released in the latest WikiLeaks dump on Wednesday reveal new details of the US effort to push foreign governments to approve genetically engineered (GE) crops and promote the worldwide interests of agribusiness giants like Monsanto and DuPont. The cables further confirm previous Truthout reports on the diplomatic pressure the US has put on Spain and France, two countries with powerful anti-GE crop movements, to speed up their biotech approval process and quell anti-GE sentiment within the European Union (EU). Several cables describe "biotechnology outreach programs" in countries across the globe, including African, Asian and South American countries where Western biotech agriculture had yet to gain a foothold. Cables detail US efforts to influence the biotech policies of developed countries such as Egypt and Turkey, but France continues to stand out as a high-profile target. Related:  Government Actions

Pentagon admits it has no photo evidence of Bin Laden's death (Includes interview) Pentagon officials recently disclosed to the Associated Press (AP) that they could not find any photo or video evidence to confirm that Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed in the Navy Seal raid in Pakistan a year ago. AP has submitted more than 20 requests for information surrounding the raid on Bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound to the U.S. Government under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Read more... In addition, the Pentagon admitted that it could not find an autopsy report, death certificate or results of a DNA identification test for Bin Laden, in spite of claims made by President Obama and reported by CBC News that a DNA test was performed.

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Wiki war: 3500 unpublished leaks destroyed forever as Assange hits out Former WikiLeaks staffer and one of the founders of OpenLeaks, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, holds his book Inside WikiLeaks. Photo: AP WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's former right-hand man has irrevocably destroyed 3500 unpublished files leaked to the whistleblower site including the complete US no-fly list, five gigabytes of Bank of America documents and detailed information about 20 neo-Nazi groups. Daniel Domscheit-Berg, who left WikiLeaks last year after a falling out with Assange, revealed the document destruction in an interview with Der Spiegel. DDB spits on every courageous whistblower who leaked data if they destroy the keys and refuse to return it. WikiLeaks has hit back, accusing Domscheit-Berg of being in bed with US intelligence agencies and of jeopardising the leaking of “many issues of public importance, human rights abuses, mass telecommunications interception, banking and the planning of dozens of neo-nazi groups”. Advertisement “Mr.

Stand in Solidarity - Stop the Tar Sands! English • Português • Español • Français • Deutsch **UPDATE: We joined forces with a powerful coalition of organizations, and unveiled our combined number of signatures (618,428!!) at the White House on September 3** If you've already signed the petition please Post it on Facebook, Share It On Twitter, and send a solidarity message and photo to people protesting in DC. It's time to take a stand against the Keystone XL pipeline, a dangerous and destructive project that would pump over one million barrels of dirty "tar sands" oil from Canada to the USA every day. But there's good news: the Keystone XL pipeline cannot be built without a "presidential permit" from the Obama Administration. The clock is ticking: the State Department has said it will make a final decision on whether or not to issue a presidential permit deeming the pipeline in our "national interest" by the end of this year. Please sign on today by filling out the form in the box on the right.

the-amount-truth-rhetoric-politics US Leads War Drill in Jordan – Israel Not Invited - Middle East 79. Israel has become irrelevant and beligerant. Oh please people. The comments listed are exactly why Israel has not been invited. The Israeli regime is sooooo religiously radical, they put the minority of radical Muslims to shame. Most Israeli Jewish citizens believe they have the right to kill all non Jews, you can't say the same about Muslims or Christians or any other religion. Jonathan, Philadelphia (3/10/12) Reply to comment Delete Report comment 0 78. After the Psalm 83 and Ezekiel 38-39 Wars, Israel will stand victorious against all these Muslim animals! Z.Z Coltrane, USA (13/8/12) 77. Israel wouldn't have any problem defending against ALL these countries (am I crazy?) Taz Man, USA (13/8/12) 76. But Israel is not invited because several of the Arab countries participating are still "formally" at war with Israel! Rose, Austin (29/5/12) Reply to comment Delete Report comment 1 75. LocoPony, USA (18/5/12) 74. peter franzen England peter franzen, england (17/5/12) 73. military drills. 71.

US espionage investigation against WikiLeaks: PATRIOT Act order unsealed (on 2011-08-24) Further proof has emerged of the United States secret Grand Jury investigation into Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Further information has been demanded on the organization and its founder for the US courts, this time under the PATRIOT Act. WikiLeaks have just received a copy of the recently unsealed court Order from the United States, signed by a US magistrate judge on the 4th of January 2011. The Order demands Dynadot handover the following information for the time period November 1st 2009 to present, within three days of the date of the Order: 1. Also: 1. records of user activity for any connections made to or from the Account 2. non-content information associated with the contents of any communication or file stored by or for the account(s), such as the source and destination email addresses and IP addresses. 3. WikiLeaks do not know what, if any, information Dynodot provided the US courts with. Help support WikiLeaks through these attacks. Send to Friend Print

Obama Delays Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Decision Until 2013 Environmental activists are claiming victory after the Obama administration announced Thursday it will postpone any decision on the proposed 1,700-mile Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline until 2013. The announcement was made just days after more than 10,000 people encircled the White House calling on President Obama to reject the project, the second major action against the project organized by Bill McKibben’s 350.org and Tar Sands Action. In late August and early September, some 1,200 people were arrested in Washington, D.C., in a two-week campaign of civil disobedience. "We believe that this delay will kill the pipeline,” says the Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein. “If it doesn’t, if this pipeline re-emerges after the election, people have signed pledges saying they will put their bodies on the line to stop it." Klein notes that, “I don’t think we would have won without Occupy Wall Street... Among those arrested in August was the Canadian writer Naomi Klein.

The Raw Story | 'Karl Rove's IT guru' Mike Connell dies in plane crash 'Karl Rove's IT guru' Mike Connell dies in plane crash UPDATE AT THIS LINK: GOP consultant killed in plane crash was warned of sabotage A top level Republican IT consultant who was set to testify in a case alleging GOP election tampering in Ohio died in a plane crash late Friday night. Michael Connell -- founder of Ohio-based New Media Communications, which created campaign Web sites for George W. "The plane was attempting to land around 6 p.m. Connell's exploits as a top GOP IT 'guru' have been well documented by RAW STORY's investigative team. The interest in Mike Connell stems from his association with a firm called GovTech, which he had spun off from his own New Media Communications under his wife Heather Connells name. Connell is a long-time GOP operative, whose New Media Communications provided web services for the Bush-Cheney 04 campaign, the US Chamber of Commerce, the Republican National Committee and many Republican candidates. "Mr.

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