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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White In Cartagena, Colombia this week, hundreds of activists, government officials and international leaders will converge to participate in the second summit for a world free of anti-personnel landmines. The U.S. will be represented there, but only “as an observer,” according to the State Department. State Department Spokesman Ian Kelly [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Depending upon who you listen to, there is either a populist uprising or a coordinated domestic terrorism onslaught that has been ongoing in Peru for the past month or so. The only thing clear from photos and videos leaking out of the country is that tensions are running [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White The front page of The New York Times today featured a report that on July 22, the “official” death toll of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan reached 500. Retired four-star Army General Barry R. McCaffrey was in Afghanistan that day.  He was there compiling information for a report given [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Pop quiz: Which multi-billion dollar defense contractor is actually classified as a small business?  Here’s a hint: It’s facing a war crimes inquiry and its got “Worldwide” in its name. After prompting from Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), who chairs the House Oversight Committee, the inspector general from the [...]