Posted on October 20, 2012
RT presents third-party presidential debate
When the dust settles after next week’s third and final debate
between US President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, Americans
will be left to choose between just two men to run the country. Unless,
of course, they turn to RT.
Government wants to jail whistleblower for revealing CIA’s ‘Prime Torturer’
The former CIA analyst who went public with the US government’s
torturing of suspected terrorists has suffered a major setback this week
in his attempt to avoid imprisonment amid a federal witch-hunt
CIA claims it needs more drones
The CIA has asked the White House to increase the number of drones it
employs to transform it into a paramilitary force, despite recent
statistics that show the majority of drone deaths are civilians.
TSA fires tens of agents
TSA on Friday proposed firing 25 of its employees and suspending 19
for failing to properly screen checked luggage. The action comes as a
result of a year-long investigation prompted by reports of theft in a
New Jersey baggage room.
New arms race? Poland to spend fortune on missile defense
Warsaw plans to expend up to US$400 million on the creation of its
missile defense system as Russia promises to deploy weapons close to
Poland’s borders in response to the proposed American AMD shield
Israel must end illegal settlement construction – Moscow
The Russian Foreign Ministry is concerned over Israeli plans to build
more homes in East Jerusalem as an impediment to resuming
Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, says a report posted on the ministry
***** Israeli navy boards activist ship en route to Gaza
Israel’s defense forces have boarded a ship attempting to break
through the Gaza blockade in “a peaceful operation.” The vessel was
carrying Palestinian activists, parliamentarians and humanitarian cargo,
said a mission spokesperson.
Panama protests against free-trade zone land sales (PHOTOS)
The Panamanian government’s decision to sell land in the free-trade
zone at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal has sparked violent
protests. Clashes with police the streets of the sea-port of Colon
reportedly left 15 people wounded.
‘Bloodshed, torture, medieval darkness brought to Libya with Western involvement’
A year on since the death of Colonel Gaddafi, RT speaks with
political analyst Ibrahim Alloush who thinks that it is the involvement
of NATO and its allies that handed the country over to ‘a group of
- Syria presents list of captured mercenaries to UN
Damascus has passed to the United Nations a check-roll of 108 foreign
militants detained in arms in Syria. All of them illegally infiltrated
into Syria to fight the legitimate government in Damascus, most of the
detained terrorists are citizens of the Arab states and countries of the
North Africa. Damascus insists the majority of the terrorists get into
Syrian territory from Turkey.
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