[R-G] White House 'Discovers 250 Emails: Plame Leak; Torture of Iraqi Prisoners; Pentagon Intelligence Reviewed / Corruption; Homeland Security Protested Ports Deal
james m nordlund
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Thu Mar 9 04:21:48 MST 2006
White House 'Discovers 250 Emails: Plame Leak; Torture of Iraqi
Prisoners; Pentagon Intelligence Reviewed / Corruption; Homeland Security
Protested Ports Deal
BREAKING | Jason Leopold: White House 'Discovers 250 Emails Related to
Jason Leopold has learned that 250 emails from Dick Cheney's office,
relating to the outing of undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame-Wilson,
that the White House claimed did not exist, in fact do. Those newly
re-discovered emails have been turned over to Special Prosecutor Patrick
Fitzgerald and are said to be explosive.
Torture of Prisoners Still Seen in Iraq
Detainees in Iraq are still being tortured, receiving electric shocks and
beatings with plastic cables, a report by Amnesty International said
today. The US military responded that all detainees were being treated
according to international conventions and Iraqi law. Many of the cases in
the report involve detainees held by Iraqi authorities.
Pentagon Intelligence Agency Reviewed for Corruption
Federal investigators are looking into contracts awarded by the Pentagon's
newest and fastest-growing intelligence agency, the Counterintelligence
Field Activity, which has spent more than $1 billion, mostly for
outsourced services, since its establishment in late 2002, according to
administration and congressional sources.
FOCUS | Homeland Security Protested Ports Deal
The Homeland Security Department objected at first to a United Arab
Emirates company's taking over significant operations at six US ports. It
was the lone protest among members of the government committee that
eventually approved the deal without dissent.
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