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The Israeli Plot Against Egypt

TIMELINE (2011-2015) February 11th 2011: The Tahrir Square revolution ousts pro-Israeli dictator Hosni Mubarak. June 24th 2012: Muslim Brotherhood wins the general election. President Muhammad Morsi becomes Egypt’s first democratically elected leader. July 11th 2012: Remnants of the old regime lurk behind the scenes; Cairo maintains diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv whilst SCAF (Supreme Command […]

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“Dodgy” Syrian charity threatens prominent peace activist

Controversial British Hand in Hand for Syria (HiH) charity’s rapid rise bears detailed examination as do their long-established links with Mohammad al Arafe, the most notorious recruiter of British male and female (sex) jihadists for Syria. Although ostensibly a secular charity, HiH has now joined with two other Muslim Brotherhood linked charities, under the auspices […]

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Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Deconstructs US false picture of the Middle East – Interview with Silvia Cattori

– Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, an award-winning author and geopolitical analyst, is the author of The Globalization of NATO (Clarity Press) and a forthcoming book The War on Libya and the Re-Colonization of Africa. He has also contributed to several other books ranging from cultural critique to international relations. He is a Sociologist and Research Associate […]

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Guns of August II

Cease-fire and its reasons The piping-hot stage of the Ukraine crisis was over with signing of Minsk cease-fire agreement. It is far from clear how long the cease-fire will last, and whether it will morph into stable peace; still this pause provides a chance to review policies and strategies of the sides. The first part […]

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Susan Dirgham: how the BBC breaches its own code of accuracy, impartiality, fairness, conflicts of interest and accountability to promote a political agenda

What you see below is a letter of complaint sent to the BBC by National Coordinator of “Australians for Mussalaha (Reconciliation) in Syria” Ms Susan Susan Dirgham in relation to the many omissions and distortions the BBC has worked into two of its reports on Syria, Saving Syria’s Children and Homs: Journey into Hell. The […]

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Yemen corruption wall stands strong in the face of the Arab Spring

As Yemen Minister of Religious Endowments and Guidance, Hamoud Abad announced the launch of a national anti-corruption campaign, entitled, “Together to fight all forms and types of ill-gotten gains,” one activist is fighting alone against injustice, overpowered and outnumbered for those who ought to support him, have instead deserted him. Mogib Hassan, a prominent rights […]

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Rights activists’ calls for help remain ignored

A veteran activist who has seen his life and safety be put on the line often due to his advocacy work and determination to see Yemen’s most influential figures held responsible for their actions, Mogib Hassan said to have been chocked at Yemen rights community’s apathy and sheer disinterest to his appeal. As AWAMinternational relation […]

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Activists in Bahrain denounce anti-Shia Policies

Early last week political activists affiliated with Bahrain’s opposition groups delivered a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon calling for his office to take a stand against Bahrain’s systematic targeting of the Shia community. Ever since Bahrainis rose against the government in 2011, emboldened by the Arab Spring, to demand social and judicial […]

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Cohn-Bendit sided with Israel in 1967, but led May 1968 against the West

Introduction by Lasse Wilhelmson: Peter Myers has for long built up unique documentation on his website, which he use in discussions and feedback about his  samples on interesting subjects. Earlier I posted some on deLiberation here and here. This time we get “meat” on the 68 movement and how to judge it, and I find Peters documentation […]

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Color Revolutions: Recipe From a Master Chef

Srdja Popovic  — an asset of NWO, branded as a “resistance strategist,” explains in the second video below how to engineer “revolutions” making a coup d’etat look like a popular revolution, although of course he uses Orwellian language to present his recipes and boasts about the ‘color revolutions’ he has helped to create. Touted by Liel Leibowitz […]

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Forget Democrazy, Give Me Safe Borders

By Sharmine Narwani – Thu, 2013-10-31 17:06- Sandbox Almost three years after the Arab Spring began its region-wide sweep – ostensibly in search of democratic change – scant attention has been paid to one of its most dangerous consequences: the fraying of borders. Weapons, militias, foreign Special Forces, smugglers, gangs and crooks now regularly traverse […]

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Israel Benefits as World Loses

Is there any point in public debate in a society where hardly anyone has been taught how to think, while millions have been taught what to think? –Peter Hitchens What started off as Arab Spring has turned morbidly into Arab Fall. What began as a seasonal description became directional and self-destructive. Not only have movements […]

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