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Scott Harris' "Counterpoint" talk show

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"Giving Voice to Dissent: Bridgeport's WPKN Radio Covers The News With Left-Of-Center Takes Not Found In The Mainstream Media" Hartford Courant, Feb. 26, 2003

"The Rest of the News," New Haven Advocate, July 3, 2003


ISSUES IN-DEPTH

War And Profiteering


"The Future of Iraq: The Spoils of War," Blood and oil: How the West will profit from Iraq's most precious commodity, by Danny Fortson, Andrew Murray-Watson and Tim Webb, The Independent/UK, Jan. 7, 2007

"Cheney is Longtime Bad News for U.S.," by John Nichols, by the Madison Capital Times (Wisconsin), Jan. 16, 2007

"Bush administration provokes open war on Iran: Irbil raid, and other operations, authorized "several months ago," by Larry Chin, Global Research, Jan. 15, 2007

"Iran: The Next War," by James Bamford, Rolling Stone, July 24, 2006

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
Compilation of Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

Project for the New American Century's Letter to President Clinton on Iraq, Jan. 26, 1998 Urges President Clinton to remove the threat that Iraq poses by stating a strategy to do so in his "upcoming State of the Union Address."

"Iraq On The Record," U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman report, March 16, 2004

"Greenspan Testimony Highlights Bush Plan for Deliberate Federal Bankruptcy," by Michael Meurer, truthout.org, March 2, 2004

"Noam Chomsky on Middle East Conflict and U.S. War Plan Against Iraq," Between The Lines interview with Noam Chomsky, conducted by Scott Harris, for the Week Ending May 3, 2002

"The Iraq War & The Bush Administration's Pursuit of Global Domination," Counterpoint, Sept. 15, 2003

The Iraq Crisis, a Global Policy Forum, U.N. Security Council section on the 13 years of sanctions and other background of the war, the humanitarian situation, the importance of Iraq's huge oil resources, and disputes over a post-war government and reconstruction plan

"Occupation, Inc." Southern Exposure, Winter, 2003/2004

"Pipeline Politics: Oil, The Taliban, and the Political Balance of Central Asia," World Press Review Special Report, Nov.-Dec. 2001

"War Profiteering," by The Nation editors, April 24, 2003

"An Annotated Saddam Chronology," ZNet, Dec. 15, 2003

Civil Liberties



"Martial Law Threat is Real," by Dave Lindorff, commondreams.org, July 27, 2007

"ACLU: US Constitution in Grave Danger,"United Press International, July 25, 2007

"Old-line Republican warns 'something's in the works' to trigger a police state," by Muriel Kane, Rawstory.com July 19, 2007

"Fascist America, in 10 easy steps," by Naomi Wolf, The Guardian, April 24, 2007

"The Global Gulag: Into The Shadows," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, April 5, 2004

"Keeping Secrets: The Bush administration is doing the public's business out of the public eye. Here's how--and why," by Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 12, 2003

"Fascism Anyone?" 14 Signs of Fascism, Free Inquiry Magazine, Volume 23, No. 2

"Germany In 1933: The Easy Slide Into Fascism," The Crisis Papers, June 9, 2003

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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending Dec. 21, 2007

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Neoconservatives Attack
Intelligence Finding on
Iran Nuclear Weapons


RealAudio

Interview with Dr. Bahram Rajaee,
senior policy consultant,
with the National Iranian American Council,
conducted by Scott Harris


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The dust has yet to settle from the Dec. 3 disclosure by 16 U.S. intelligence agencies that they believe with high confidence that Iran had halted its nuclear weapons program in the fall of 2003 and the program remains frozen today. Since the release of a declassified summary of the National Intelligence Estimate or NIE, prominent neoconservatives have challenged the credibility of the document. Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton and Norman Podhoretz, Podhoretz, a senior foreign policy adviser to GOP presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, have called for a congressional investigation into what they claim is the report's politicization by intelligence officials who may be attempting to undermine President Bush Iran policy.

But, according to a report by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, it was Vice President Dick Cheney and his aides who were trying to alter, and then delay release of the NIE report on Iran.

While Iran denies ever having a covert nuclear weapons program -- maintaining their research is designed for civilian electricity production only -- Israeli officials believe Iran's nuclear weapons operation was suspended in 2003, but resumed in 2005.

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Dr. Bahram Rajaee, senior policy consultant with the National Iranian American Council. He examines the possible effect the U.S. intelligence estimate may have on President Bush's policy toward Tehran in his last year in office.

Contact the National Iranian American Council at (202) 386-6325 or visit their website at www. NIACouncil.org

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ADDITIONAL interview segments in this week's program.
  • Bush's Proposed Bailout
    for U.S. Mortgage Meltdown
    a "Katrina-type" Response

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  • Increase in Teen Pregnancies
    Could be Linked to
    "Abstinence Only" Sex
    Education Funding

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  • Underreported News Summary
    from Around the World

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