‘Chiquita admitted to paying paramilitaries and giving them 3,000 Kalashnikov rifles between 1997 and 2004,’ Dan Kovalik, a human rights lawyer, notes in an interview with MintPress News.

FBI Policy Of Manufacturing Terrorism Plots Reaffirmed By Appeals Court
“Ordinarily the law prohibits the government from entrapping innocent citizens into crime, but the law provides an exception when the target is ‘predisposed.'”
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    Dakota Access Pipeline Builders Threaten To Continue Construction After Gov’t Refuses Key Permit
    Energy Transfer Partners, the builder behind the Dakota Access pipeline, vows to continue construction under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. ‘Nothing [the Obama administration] has done today changes that in any way,’ according to a Sunday statement.
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      Now In Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder In Myanmar
      Muslims in an overwhelmingly Buddhist nation, the Rohingya have long faced persecution in Myanmar, where most are denied citizenship.
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        Big Oil Loses, Water Protectors Win As Army Corps Denies Easement For Dakota Access Pipeline
        With the victory, the water protectors now go on the offensive to educate people on the risks of oil pipelines in order to grow resistance ahead of a Trump administration that will be extremely friendly to oil corporations.
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          Palestinians: Trump May Not Be Better For Palestine, But He Can’t Be Worse
          Donald Trump careened wildly between conflicting positions throughout his campaign, including his stance toward the pro-Israel establishment, leaving Palestinians and their supporters to wonder what a Trump administration will mean for the region.
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            Steve Bannon Says Joining Goldman Sachs Is Like 'Joining The Jesuits'
            Despite Steve Bannon’s embrace of economic nationalism in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Bannon was singing the praises of Goldman Sachs as recently as 2012.
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              Washington Post’s ‘Fake News’: MSM Supports ‘Shameful,’ Anonymous Attack On Independent Media
              ‘The article is rife with obviously reckless and unproven allegations, and fundamentally shaped by shoddy, slothful journalistic tactics,’ Glenn Greenwald and Ben Norton wrote in an analysis of the Washington Post report attacking alternative media as Russian propagandists.
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                ‘Liberal Global Order’: How Bush’s Neocons Crafted Obama’s Policy Of Endless War
                Foreign policy analysts at the Brookings Institution urged Obama to begin ‘the provision of lethal assistance by an American-led coalition’ to Syrian rebels, while acknowledging the presence of al-Qaida fighters among their ranks.
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                  Aleppo: How US & Saudi-Backed Rebels Target 'Every Syrian'
                  ‘We were living in security and peace. These areas are being targeted, they want to force us to leave. Every Syrian is being targeted,’ one Syrian religious leader told a delegation of reporters who visited Aleppo earlier this month.
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