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20 Aug

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective


Now Atlantic is found to have huge ‘garbage patch’

Steve Connor: A huge expanse of floating plastic debris has been documented for the first time…………………………………..

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The Iraq legacy: Torture. Civil war. Corruption

Robert Fisk: Combat troops have gone, but US has certainly left its mark…………………………..

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The great management consultancy scam

Johann Hari: “We were proud of the way we used to make things up as we went along”, he says. “It’s like robbing a bank but legal”……………………………….

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Plume of oil 650ft high found in Gulf waters

Scientists have detected a large underwater “plume” of oil from the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico last April, which spilled almost 5 million barrels of oil into the sea until the leak was successfully capped last month………………………

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Scientist retracts BP spill assurances

NOAA’s Bill Lehr tells Congress that three-quarters of oil from the Deepwater Horizon slick is still in the ocean………………………..

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Direct talks ‘to resume’ next month

Israeli and Palestinian officials reportedly agree to negotiations with a one-year deadline.
PA ‘must not bow to blackmail’
Do Arabs care about Palestine?
Israeli right embracing one-state?

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Israel and the anti-Muslim blow-up

The rise of irrational hate in US will inevitably lead to violence, MJ Rosenberg says……………………..

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