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JazeeraLeaks!

JazeeraLeaks!

24 Jan, '115 Comments

It didn’t take Al-Jazeera long to come up with a local alternative to Wikileaks. Their incendiary release of a small part of the 16,076 documents pertaining to the peace process between the Arabs and Israelis has sent shockwaves in some circles, while others remain calamitously calm. While the named party in the talks seemed to […]

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WikiLeaks: Gulf Air and other shenanigans

WikiLeaks: Gulf Air and other shenanigans

5 Jan, '118 Comments

6. (C) The Gulf Air board, now controlled entirely by the GOB, made clear to Naff its vision for Gulf Air as a robust, revitalized national carrier. The airline needed to grow rather than shrink. In October 2007, Gulf Air signed an MOU to purchase Boeing Dreamliners. However, the board reversed itself shortly thereafter, citing […]

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Wikileaks’ Cablegate: exposing nothing new

Wikileaks’ Cablegate: exposing nothing new

30 Nov, '1046 Comments

Yes, the conversation of the minute is the deluge of cables sent back from most if not all American diplomatic missions around the world to their mothership, the State Department, who seems interested in every little detail which could be elicited by whatever means possible about political actors. This is a legitimate exercise and has […]

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