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Research links rise in Falluja birth defects and cancers to US assault | World news | The Guardian

Research links rise in Falluja birth defects and cancers to US assault | World news | The Guardian: "A study examining the causes of a dramatic spike in birth defects in the Iraqi city of Falluja has for the first time concluded that genetic damage could have been caused by weaponry used in US assaults that took place six years ago.

The research, which will be published next week, confirms earlier estimates revealed by the Guardian of a major, unexplained rise in cancers and chronic neural-tube, cardiac and skeletal defects in newborns. The authors found that malformations are close to 11 times higher than normal rates, and rose to unprecedented levels in the first half of this year – a period that had not been surveyed in earlier reports.

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Assange: Many Top Arab Officials Are CIA Spies -- News from Antiwar.com

Assange: Many Top Arab Officials Are CIA Spies -- News from Antiwar.com: "In an interview with the Arabic-language version of al-Jazeera, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange revealed that a large number of the documents that his organization is in possession of prove that top officials across the Arab world have been spying on their own governments on behalf of the CIA.

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