What’s New June 2003

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Date of Update


June 26, 2003

  1. Updates to the Iraq section have been made. Updates include more about the search for weapons of mass destruction, about allegations against the Bush and Blair governments of exaggerating or fabricating aspects of the threat Iraq posed, about pressuring intelligence agencies for more favorable reports, and more.
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    - Related Section(s): Iraq / Middle East / War On Terror / Propaganda

  2. New!A new page about Rwanda and the causes behind the genocide in 1994 has been added. It seems that the cause of the Rwanda genocide has typically been explained in simplified terms, such as ancient tribal hatreds, omitting many of the deeper and also modern causes, such as international economic policies, power politics and corruption of the elite, etc. which are also common contributing causes of problems elsewhere in the world today.
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    - Related Section(s): Conflicts in Africa / Media, War and Propaganda

  3. The section on the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been updated. Some additional information and updates have been added about how the U.S. is pressuring various countries to sign bilateral agreements so that U.S. nationals will not be surrendered to the Court.
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    - Related Section(s): Geopolitics

  4. Some statistics about military spending have been updated.
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    - Related Section(s): Arms Trade / Geopolitics

  5. A few additional articles on various aspects of the "war on terror" have been posted. Articles include those on human rights and war on terror in Asia.
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    - Related Section(s): Middle East / Geopolitics

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