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The prosecution is aggressively seeking the death penalty for Tsarnaev. Why? 
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Boston Bombing Investigation

Dead Men Tell No Tales

April 15, 2015 by

The prosecution’s message is clear: bring on the execution of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev! In the latest development, it turns to a hotshot death penalty advocate to use against Tsarnaev’s hotshot death penalty opponent counsel. But why is the federal government, normally reticent about the death penalty, so eager to see it utilized in the Boston Bombing case?

Filmmakers argue that Mohammar Gaddafi had to be removed from power for the US military’s AFRICOM project to succeed.
War & Peace

AFRICOM’s War on Libya

April 11, 2015 by

This excerpt from Bob Coen and Eric Nadler’s film Shadow War of the Sahara, originally broadcast on the Franco-German channel ARTE, charts the rise of the US military’s AFRICA COMAND (AFRICOM). The video reveals why AFRICOM’s chief critic, Libya’s Mohammar Gaddafi, had to be removed from power for the project to succeed.

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Boston Bombing Investigation

Boston After-Action Report Raises Still More Questions–Inadvertently

April 11, 2015 by

The ‘After Action Report for the Response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings’ was supposed to shine a light on how authorities reacted to one of the worst terrorist attacks on American soil in the past decade. Though it provides some new details, it is notable mostly for its omissions–and how it inadvertently raises still more questions about this baffling saga.