Amongst the many pieces of evidence that come together to paint this picture of American involvement in helping to protect and even foster Khan's proliferation network is the extraordinary story of former CIA analyst Richard Barlow, who, as a specialist in counter-proliferation in the 1980s, had a chance to discover and expose the shocking truth: that elements in the highest levels of the intelligence community, the state department, and even the White House knew about Pakistan's procurement activities but actively turned a blind eye to them. Find out more about this remarkable story in this week's Eyeopener report.
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In art school, Phil Hansen developed an unruly tremor in his hand that kept him from creating the pointillist drawings he loved. Hansen was devastated, floating without a sense of purpose. Until a neurologist made a simple suggestion: embrace this limitation ... and transcend it.
Last week news broke that the Deparment of Justice secretly obtained phone records of journalists at the Associated Press, but new information has emerged that this wasn't the first case of the government spying on media outlets. The latest Justice Department scandal has gained much attention, but will the DOJ call it quits? Josh Gerstein, White House reporter for Poltico, gives us his take on the latest news.
Ralph Nader recently wrote an article entitled, "The Age of Corporate Treason," in which he asserts that large US corporations are unpatriotic. He details many proof points to support this blasphemous argument. The Resident (aka Lori Harfenist) explores the article.
Three and a half months into the Guantanamo hunger strike and the U.S. military running the facility's under fresh pressure to close the camp. The notorious international group of hacktivists, known as Anonymous, have threatened to disrupt prison activity - forcing the authorities to shut down wireless Internet access as a precaution. Most of the 166 detainees at Guantanamo are starving themselves in protest at indefinite detention without charge. RT's Marina Portnaya met one of the captives' lawyers.