Dick Cheney

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Aug 4th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam “We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we tortured some folks; we did some things that were contrary to our values. When we engaged in some of these enhanced interrogation techniques, techniques that I believe and I think any fair-minded person would believe were tor...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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By Ajamu Baraka This month marks the tenth anniversary of the U.S. attack on Iraq, one of the most egregious expressions of naked power and imperial ambition since the Second World War. The attack defied both an outraged world opinion — expressed by global mass demonstrations  — and the United Nation...
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Oct 30th, 2012
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Mamo Berhan (berhanmamo@rocketmail.com) I recently read an article titled, “why I will not vote for Obama again’ in one of the so- called opposition web sites. I feel guilty for visiting such web sites. I feel the same guilt whenever I watch Fox News because of the lack of a semblance of ...
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Dec 15th, 2011
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Dr. Ismail Salami Iran says that it has no intention of returning the drone and that Washington should compensate Tehran for violating the country’s airspace. Iranian military officials inspect the U.S. drone that violated Iran’s air space, Dec. 8, 2011. Photo by: Iran TV (TEHRAN) –...
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Mar 11th, 2011
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A legal adviser to US engineering firm Kellogg Brown & Root pleaded guilty Friday to charges stemming from a long-running probe into bribery to obtain contracts for a multibillion-dollar natural gas venture in Nigeria, officials said. Jeffrey Tesler, a British solicitor and former consultant to t...
By benim
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Jan 13th, 2011
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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had arrested 12 oil executives from firms including Noble Corp, Tidewater and Transocean over an alleged $100 million bribery scheme. It said the executives were arrested in a series of raids over the past three days and were being held for questi...
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Jan 6th, 2011
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Elizabeth Edwards has written her estranged husband, John Edwards, out of her will, it has been reported. Photograph: Matt Sayles/AP In life Elizabeth Edwards was at first a loyal political wife urging her husband to pursue his White House ambitions despite her illness with cancer, then a woman betra...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 29th, 2010
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Lawyers and media pundits in Nigeria are accusing the government of acting illegally by agreeing to settle criminal bribery charges against Dick Cheney out of court. Nigeria charged Cheney and applied for an Interpol arrest warrant earlier this month in connection with a $180-million bribery case. Ch...
By benim
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Dec 21st, 2010
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LAGOS — US oil services group Halliburton agreed to pay Nigeria 35 million dollars to settle a bribery dispute which led to charges being filed against former US vice president Dick Cheney, it said Tuesday. Nigeria had on December 7 filed an indictment against nine people and entities, including Chen...
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Dec 14th, 2010
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THE Federal Government’s effort at prosecuting former United States Vice President Richard Bruce ‘Dick’ Cheney and other officials of Halliburton paid off, following payment of huge sums of money to the coffers of Nigeria, as Nigeria has reportedly agreed to drop charges against Che...