MediaMouse Blackwater USA founder and West Michigan native Erik Prince funds a variety of rightwing and religious causes according to a review of grants awarded by Prince’s Freiheit Foundation. Prince, who’s Blackwater has drawn considerable attention for its work in Iraq, post-Katrina New Orleans, and Colombia, also has strong ties to the economic and religious [...]
by Emily ThorntonBUSINESS WEEK Why investors are clamoring to take over America’s highways, bridges, and airports—and why the public should be nervous Steve Hogan was in a bind. The executive director of Colorado’s Northwest Parkway Public Highway Authority had run up $416 million in debt to build the 10-mile toll road between north Denver and [...]
Gerald Ford’s role in aiding the cover-up of Watergate and, by extension, the assassination of President Kennedy.
Unpublished tapes, documents shed light on the deep relationship between them Bob WoodwardWASHINGTON POST Washington — Months before Richard Nixon set Michigan congressman Gerald Ford on the path to the White House, Nixon turned to Ford, who called himself the embattled president’s “only real friend,” to get him out of trouble. During one of the [...]
Recorded November 5, 2006 REALAUDIO Introduction: Once again, Mr. Emory interviewed Robert Parry, who runs the “Consortium News” web site. The last program recorded before the 2006 election, this broadcast examines how George W. Bush has actually worked with, not against, Osama bin Laden. Beginning with analysis of a 2004 videotape released just before the [...]
FBI Agent John O’Neill and his Lebanese-American colleague Ali Soufan’s unsuccessful efforts at interdicting Al Qaeda.
Recorded July 9, 2006 REALAUDIO Analyzing the economic implications of the events of 9/11, this program examines significant areas of commonality between the political and economic forces controlling the Bush administration, as well as al-Qaeda and its parent organization the Muslim Brotherhood. The broadcast begins with discussion of the free-market economic philosophy of the Muslim [...]
Did the C.I.A. stop an F.B.I. detective from preventing 9/11? by Lawrence Wright On October 12, 2000, in the deep-water port of Aden, Yemen, the U.S.S. Cole, a guided-missile destroyer weighing eighty-three hundred tons, was docked at a fuelling buoy. The Cole, which cost a billion dollars to build, was one of the most “survivable” ships [...]
Documenting the career of Makram Chams.
Recorded Febrary 12, 2006 REALAUDIO A major reason for George W. Bush’s decline in public opinion polls is the damage to his reputation done by damaging disclosures about his conduct of the war in Iraq and his pursuit of Al Qaeda. In this broadcast, we examine indications that many of these disclosures have been deliberately [...]