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Did the U.S. Plan Egypt? Wikileaks Cables say so

January 29, 2011 politisite 0

“The U.S. government had been planning to topple the Egyptian president for the past three years _ that is, according to diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks,” RT reported Saturday. The Jerusalem Post said a 2008 cable revealed the American plans. “The cable outlines how the State Department helped an Egyptian pro-democracy activist attend a “Youth Movements Summit’ in New York and how the unnamed activist presented an ‘unwritten plan’ for […]

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Congressman Charlie Wilson War is Over dies at 76

February 10, 2010 politisite 0

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson, a hard-partying Democrat who played a key role in the United States’ covert war against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, has died. He was 76. Wilson was taken to Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin after he started having difficulty breathing while attending a meeting in the eastern Texas town where he lived, said hospital spokeswoman Yana Ogletree. Wilson, who had a heart transplant in 2007 in Houston, […]