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Francis Boyle brings complaint to the International Criminal Court; Jeff Paterson reviews Stop-Loss effects

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Fri, 02/19/2010

      Hosts Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy of Northwest Vets for Peace interview Professor Francis Boyle of the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign. Professor Boyle has filed a complaint with the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague against George W. Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, George Tenet, Condoleezza Rice, & Alberto Gonzale for their criminal policy & practice of “extraordinary rendition” & torture perpetrated on about 100 human beings. Professor Boyle's latest book is Tackling America’s Toughest Questions (Clarity Press, 2009.

54:34 minutes (24.98 MB)

Gary Matsumoto: "Vaccine-A: The Covert Government Experiment that's Killing Our Soldiers"

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Fri, 09/17/2010

 

Northwest Vets for Peace interview Gary Matsumoto, author of Vaccine-A: The Covert Government Experiment that's Killing Our Soldiers. Vaccine-A uncovers a story of betrayal—the betrayal of the men and women who serve in the armed forces, the betrayal of medical ethics, and the betrayal of the American people by military and civilian leaders sworn to defend and protect. Veteran journalist Gary Matsumoto shows that the worst friendly-fire incident in military history came from something no soldier had any reason to think would harm him: a vaccine administered by the military's own medics.

53:49 minutes (24.64 MB)

Returning vets at risk for suicide -- a challenge to mental health care in the armed forces

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Fri, 12/17/2010

Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace  discuss suicide among veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. They also feature an interview from the Talk Nation Radio show with 1st Infantryman Jeff Hanks who went AWOL to avoid redeployment to Afghanistan. Hanks had a panic attack at the airport when he was about to ship out for the Middle East again... he went AWOL to try to get mental health treatment. Hanks turned himself in shortly after the interview, and his efforts to get care have been mixed.  

52:14 minutes (23.91 MB)

 

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