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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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Consistency in Criticizing Crypto-Zionism

Journalist Max Blumenthal is one of those Jews who claim to defend the Palestinians by “disavowing” Gilad Atzmon. Atzmon recently published on his website a video of Blumenthal being interviewed, denouncing Atzmon as “anti-Semitic”. Atzmon countered Blumenthal with his customary sarcasm (1). Blumenthal is a leading member of the “hate industry”, a well-funded, Jewish-led movement […]

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Lebanon offers Palestinians fleeing death in Syria

Posted on August 13, 2013 by uprootedpalestinians Ramadan greetings: “Eid Mubarak, dear brothers and sisters!  Yalla! Go back where you came from!” Franklin Lamb The Syria/Lebanon border crossing at Masnaa Many Palestinian refugees, without any money left from their many travails, are forced to walk from the Masnaa border crossing near the Syrian/Lebanese to the […]

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FreedumbAndDemocrazy

By Sharmine Narwani – Sat, 2013-07-06 15:19- Sandbox Freedom and democracy. How I have come to loathe this phrase. Two-lofty-words-and-a-conjunction bandied around by handmaidens of Empire: verbal grenades that can gut entire nations. When I hear “freedom and democracy” I instinctively look for cover – just as “Allahu Akbar” yelled loudly enough can now make […]

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Egypt’s Muslim Brothers: An Early Suicide

Posted on July 13, 2013 by uprootedpalestinians By: Ibrahim al-Amin Published Friday, July 12, 2013  Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood faced a wide array of opposition to its rule from political, religious, and ideological spheres. Figures from these realms played a key role in toppling the old authoritarian regime, and have now succeeded in convincing the country’s […]

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Brotherhood; We or Al-qaeda

Egypt Orders Brotherhood Chief Caught over Deadly Clashes Local Editor Egypt’s public prosecutor on Wednesday ordered the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide Mohammed Badie and other top leaders of the movement for allegedly inciting violence that left dozens dead, according to judicial sources. Leading Brotherhood members Mohammed al-Beltagui, Mahmud Ezzat, and Safwat Hegazi are […]

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Obama Backing ElBaradei?

Obama Backing ElBaradei? Posted on July 6, 2013 by uprootedpalestinians Franklin Lamb Beirut Al-Manar According to well-connected Washington sources, including a Congressional staffer whose job description includes following political events in Egypt, once it became evident that Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi might well be ousted by Egypt’s Supreme Council of the Armed  Forces (SCAF), it did […]

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A Warning Against Exaggerated Hopes in Egypt

A Warning Against Exaggerated Hopes in Egypt Posted on July 5, 2013 by uprootedpalestinians | Edit An Egyptian man, bearing a toy tank on his head, holds a cross and a copy of the Koran, Islam’s holy book, as people gather in Cairo’s landmark Tahrir square after a night of celebrations following the toppling of ousted […]

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