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Antiwar.com Newsletter | December 23, 2012
Posted By Angela Keaton On December 23, 2012 @ 10:23 am In Week in Review | Comments Disabled
IN THIS ISSUE
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This week’s top news:
Chuck Hagel Faces Relentless Assaults: The leading candidate being considered by President Obama to serve as the next Secretary of Defense, former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel, continues to face an onslaught of attacks to an extent that puts his confirmation, even his nomination, in serious doubt.
UN: Syria’s Rebels Come From 29 Countries: Despite a narrative of Syria’s rebellion being an extension of pro-democracy protests in 2011, UN human rights investigators say that the rebel forces are increasingly made up of foreign fighters with a sectarian agenda.
UN Security Council Endorses War in Mali: The vote was seen as virtually inevitable with France so loudly in support, but the UN Security Council made the war in Mali official today, unanimously endorsing an invasion of the northern two-thirds of the western African nation.
US Alone in Blocking UN Resolution Opposing Israeli Settlements: The United States was alone on Wednesday when all other 14 members of the UN Security Council condemned Israeli settlement plans in Jerusalem after abandoning a legally binding resolution because of an imminent US veto.
Congress Drops Feinstein Amendment to NDAA: A Congressional committee has eliminated a provision the Senate passed earlier this year in the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act that aimed to prevent US citizens from being detained indefinitely without charge or trial.
Court Rules Antiwar Activists Can Sue Government Spies: A federal appeals court involving antiwar activists who were secretly infiltrated by US military spies has ruled in favor of the activists, marking the first time a court has endorsed the people’s ability to sue the military for violating their First and Fourth Amendment rights.
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