RENDITION FLIGHTS

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Amnesty International
Below the Radar: CIA rendition flights. Map [takes time to download]http://www.amnesty.org/resources/flash/torture/renditions/

USA: The secretive and illegal US programme of 'rendition'
http://web.amnesty.org/pages/stoptorture-050406-feature-eng

Council of Europe.Committee on Legal Affairs & Human Rights.

Map
http://assembly.coe.int/CommitteeDocs/2006/20060606_RenditionsMap_EN.jpg

Draft report.
http://assembly.coe.int/Main.asp?Link=/CommitteeDocs/2006/20060606_Ejdoc162006PartII-FINAL.htm

"War On Terrorism"

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From: Project on Defense Alternatives [U.S.]

1. How much has terrorism increased since the "war on terrorism" began? Short article available for download or posting to blogs and websites:

"The wages of war: Global terrorism up since 9/11 attacks," by Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives,7 September 2006

HTML: http://www.comw.org/pda/0609br18excerpt.html
WordPerfect: http://www.comw.org/pda/fulltext/0609br18excerpt.wpd
PDF: http://www.comw.org/pda/fulltext/0609br18excerpt.pdf
MS Word: http://www.comw.org/pda/fulltext/0609br18excerpt.doc

2. Full report:

"Pyrrhus on the Potomac: How America's post-9/11 wars have undermined US national security," PDA Briefing Report #18, 05 September 2006. [First section offers 400 word summary of argument]

http://www.comw.org/pda/0609br18.html
http://www.comw.org/pda/fulltext/0609br18.pdf

3. Compendium of nine short articles assessing post-9/11 US security policy and offering alternatives: terrorism, Iraq war, budgetary aspects, military transformation, nuclear policy. Also critiques mainstream
Democratic "alternative":

"Are We Safer? Five Years After the September 11th Attacks." By the Security Policy Working Group.
http://www.proteusfund.org/spwg/collab/index.html

4. More to come: In the next few days the Project on Defense Alternatives will post additional overview articles assessing post-9/11 US security policy. Check back at http://www.comw.org/pda/

Look at top for:
* "Fighting on borrowed time: How current policy is depleting America’s armed forces"
* "Fanning the flames: The effect of America's post-9/11 wars on world opinion"

"True Cost Of Cheap Clothes...; & Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center, Jordan

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Fashion victims

This report, from War on Want, is subtitled "The true cost of cheap clothes at Primark, Asda and Tesco" and is an exposé of the clothing industry and cheap labour...

Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center

Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center is an important non-governmental organisation based in Jordan which seeks to promote civil society and democratic development in Jordan and the Arab countries...

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