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US Empire of Bases: Destruction of Okinawa

Abby Martin goes over the effect of prolonged US military presence in bases all over the world, highlighting the case of Okinawa, Japan, which has hosted over 60 years of US occupation and thousands of young troops who are almost immune from prosecution against crimes committed on the island.

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The Unexplained FBI Assassination of Ibragim Todashev | Exclusive Interview with Wife Reni Manukya

Abby Martin conducts an exclusive interview with Reni Manukya, wife of Ibragim Todashev, the Florida resident who was killed by federal agents alleging a connection between him and the Boston Bombings. They discuss what motives the government had for raiding Todashev’s home and ultimately taking his life, as well as the secrecy surrounding the case after the event.

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Advice from NSA Whistleblower on Trusting Your Government

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to Thomas Drake, former NSA senior executive and whistleblower, and Jesselyn Raddack, National Security Director for the Government Accountability Project, about whistleblower Edward Snowden about the dangerous climate surrounding classified information in the US, how the extent of the NSA spying program has yet to be revealed, and how the mantra ‘if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear’, is false.… Read the rest

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