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Their Oppressed People", http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article38839.htm

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Glazyev, S. (no date), "On Eurofascism", http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article38911.htm

Gosztola, K. (2014), "Eleven Years After U.S. Invaded Iraq. Bloodshed, Rape, Torture & Executions in the

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Hagopian, J. (2014a), "Obama's Foreign Policy: A U.S. Military-Intelligence Agenda Which Seeks to

Destabilize the Planet", http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article38640.htm

Hagopian, J. (2014b), "False Flag Terrorism" to Sustain America's "Humanitarian" Agenda, http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article38691 .htm

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Lobe, J. (2014b), „Neocons Who Brought You The Iraq War Endorse AIPAC's Iran Bill",


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