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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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Extreme capitalism of the Muslim Brothers

Slogan ‘islam is the solution’ to be put to the test The neoliberal policy of Egypt’s new president Mohamed Morsi looks very much like a continuation of that of Mubarak. It is increasing social tensions. by Gilbert Achcar The Muslim Brothers’ economic credo of free enterprise unhampered by state interference is more closely consonant with […]

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‘Erdogan wanted Mubarak out, now uses his tactics’

Turkey’s Prime Minister – Recep Tayyip Erdogan – has acknowledged excessive force against protesters at Taksim Square. Professor Mark Almond, an International Relations expert for Ankara’s Bilkent University, says Prime Minister Erdogan might see a repeat of what happened to leaders ousted by the Arab Spring. https://twitter.com/Pete_Riches/status/340956576645009409

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Syria’s Civilian Suffering – Western Imperialism Resorts to Medieval Barbarity

This article by Finian CUNNINGHAM was originally published at Strategic Culture Foundation on-line journal www.strategic-culture.org. **** The human suffering in Syria, which has escalated from crisis to disaster over the past two years, is the nefarious work of Western governments and their regional allies. It is a simple, provable, glaringly obvious truth. Yet, the thought-control […]

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“Muslims” Attack Another Revered Shrine In Damascus

Written by Saeed Naqvi Millions of Muslims will, in the next few days, observe the birth and death anniversaries of Fatima Zehra, Prophet Mohammad’s daughter. But during this period, the world famous shrine of her daughter, Saiyada Zainab, outside Damascus – holy to millions around the world – will be in grave danger. That remarkable […]

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The Siege of Bani Walid

PART 4 OF 4 IN A SERIES OF REPORTS ON LIBYA There will be transitional national counsels imposed upon you and one by one you shall fall.” Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, October 6th, 2011, explaining how Anglo-American-Israeli-NATO criminals plan to divide and rule Libya. For over 30 years Muammar Gaddafi improved life for his fellow Libyans […]

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Ayesha Gaddafi: Patriot in Exile

PART 3 OF 4 IN A SERIES OF REPORTS ON LIBYA Like her or not, but you’ve got to respect the honourable Ayesha Gaddafi: Her 6 year old sister murdered before her eyes by the Americans, her brother killed by NATO, her father betrayed and assassinated by mercenaries, her husband killed in defence of his […]

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Nasrallah warns Israel against waging new war

from PressTVGlobalNews… Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says the Lebanese resistance movement will defend the country against any possible attack by Israel. “I warn Israelis, resistance will not be silent in case of aggression,” Nasrallah said Saturday during a speech marking the anniversary of martyred Hezbollah figures. Nasrallah denied speculation that Hezbollah has become weak […]

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“Satisfied” Assad Says Syrian Army Took Lead “what the Syrian army achieved in the last few weeks will come to light soon.”

   “Satisfied” Assad Says Syrian Army Took Lead  Local Editor Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stressed that the Syrian army took back the lead on the ground, noting that the foreign-backed armed groups suffered severe blows.On the settlement in Syria, Assad said that the US was “not ready for the solution,” asserting that Geneva agreement was the only […]

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Qatar Leaks: The Business of Foreign Affairs

  British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s cat, sits on a table in a room in Downing Street where a meeting between Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani was shortly due to take place at 10 Downing Street in central London on 22 January 2013. (Photo: […]

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Bashar al-Assad defies the odds

Since the eruption of the unrest in Syria almost two years ago and the predictions of Assad’s downfall have begun. Many gave ultimatums of two months or three months or the beginning of the year, but Assad appears to have defied all these odds and now is perceived as being even in a stronger position […]

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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain: the Arab springs mainstream media chose to minimise

<The violent crackdown on protesters by Saudi-backed police have started again in Bahrain last week, in a repeat of the aggressive reaction the Gulf island state had deployed against the previous street protest, organised by the Shiite majority, on 23 December. On that occasion, the crowds had taken to the streets demanding the resignation of […]

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Jordan: Arab Spring Key Battle

Imagine that you are a British soldier in October 1942, on the eve of the Second Battle of El Alamein, northern Egypt. The war has been going on for years; nobody knows for how long it will continue, perhaps for decades. You have been facing the invincible Nazi army. A few months before, on the […]

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Hezbollah leader delivers speech over Syria situation

Hezbollah’s Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah once again voiced his support for a political solution to the Syrian unrest. Speaking during a graduation ceremony in Beirut, Nasrallah said the situation in Syria was not a case of the people against the government. Rather he depicted the situation as a government backed by a significant segment […]

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Despite Gaza’s courage under fire Hamas puts a brake on the Palestinian ambition

I posted the article of brother Stuart Littlewood, and read the comments on it on deLiberation. With full appreciation for Stuart Littlewood, and all pro-Palestine activists, journalists, writers and thinkers Idisagree with Stu, and this is not the first time. On  05. Sep, 2010, Stuart called:  Hamas, don’t blow this chance. “Instead of hurling threats of more violence, which only serve […]

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Hague on Syria

the following speech was made on Friday 10th August 2012 by William Hague, the British Minister for Illegal Wars of Aggression. it represents official UK policy. since deLiberation readers like the truth warts’n’all i have used a QNN to disambiguate some of the polite set phrases employed by Mr Hague for the purpose of addressing […]

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Resisting Israel in Africa: Tuareg Berbers of the Maghreb

PART 2 OF 4 IN A SERIES OF REPORTS ON LIBYA 401 B.C:  Xenophon’s ‘Anabasis’ (‘The Expedition Uphill’) recounts his epic journey as one of 10,000 Greek soldiers fighting for Persian prince Cyrus The Younger, in the civil war to seize the crown from his brother Shah Artaxerxes II. The Greco-Persian army won many battles, […]

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Assad to RT: ‘I’m not Western puppet – I live and die in Syria’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In an exclusive interview with RT, President Bashar Assad said that the conflict in Syria is not a civil war, but proxy terrorism involving Syrians and foreign fighters. He also accused the Turkish president of eyeing Syria with imperial ambitions. Assad told RT that the West creates enemy scapegoats – from communism to Islam to […]

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Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms: A View from Damascus

 Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms: A View from Damascus Franklin Lamb Damacus Local Editor  Across Syria these days, one is able to examine massive evidence that this ancient civilization, the historic bastion of nationalist Arabism and since the 1948 Nabka, an essential pillar of the growing culture of Resistance to the Zionist occupation of Palestine, […]

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Hamayreh: Sheikh Hamad: ahlan wasahlan (welcome to Palestine)

Hamayreh: Sheikh Hamad: ahlan wasahlan (welcome to Palestine)   UpdatedHamayerh claims that he wirites from occupied Jerusalem. If true, Hamayreh is a mossad agent, holding a VIP pass, to move from Dura, Al-khalil to Jeusalem.In his latest comment in the sectarian PIC, he claimed: “It was…Qatar that rolled the sleeves up, hastening to the rescue […]

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Syria — Modified Truth Reports

The MSM in the US published this report, as if they have just discovered the presence of foreign fighters and Alqaida among the “rebels,” and describing them with a mixture of worry for their radical islamism and admiration for their dedication and discipline–it is hard after all not to take pride in your creation. ALEPPO, […]

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Damascus Street Notes

Damascus Street Notes    By Franklin Lamb Al-Manar Graphics by Alex The half hour drive from the Lebanese border at Maznaa to Damascus is always pleasant with the wide, well paved and maintained highway, cutting through rolling hills often with large herds of goats and sheep lazily watching the traffic below. As this observer watched […]

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Syria C.o.I. Reloaded

To mark the beginning of his extended mandate, the lead investigator from UN-mandated Commission of Inquiry Paulo Sergio Pinheiro summarised the situation in Syria before the Security Council four days ago. However, some of the points he reiterated from the Commission’s previous report, namely the abuses committed by the Free Syrian Army, the presence of […]

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Assad Rebounds

Wounded, a roaring lion looks westwards… During the first days of October 2012, several events accumulated into what looks as a Syrian government rebound; one year and seven months after an Arab Spring spinoff-war begun, neither the rebels nor their Western masters have made any significant conquest. On the contrary, the Syrian government has become […]

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On the 42nd anniversary of Nasser’s Death: 4 Nasserist Parties merge to resist selling out Egypt

Egyptians gathered at former President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s mausoleum to commemorate the 42 anniversary of his death and declared merge. On the 42nd anniversary of Nasser’s Death: 4 Nasserist Parties merge to stop selling out Egypt   “The king is dead!,” as the French say, “long live the king!”   “Will this be the case in […]

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UN General Assembly: Egypt hits Israel

“Washington should also live up to its own Camp David commitment to Palestinian self-rule.” Today, September 25, 2012, the General Debate of the 67th UN General Assembly will begin and last for a week. Two planned speeches are of immense importance for the future of the Middle East. The newly elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, […]

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Arab Spring, Iran, America’s Autumn and Israel’s WMD

On the second morning of Autumn, AIPAC praised the efforts of Sens. Graham (R-SC), Lieberman (I-CT), Casey (D-PA), and 80 additional cosponsors, who passed resolution [SJ41] by 90 to 1, to affirm the “vital national interest of the United States to prevent the Government of Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.” The senators echoed […]

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Arab Spring Pays Back in Dollars

Arabs Answer American Violence Once upon a time, there was a Kingdom of Justice and Light. The kings served there in periods of four years and insisted on being called “Mr. President.” That was true until the year 2000, when the son of a former king was chosen to office by the voice of a […]

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Hamas seeking a ‘United Resistance’ without Syria, against “Israel”

Hamas seeking a ‘United Resistance’ without Syria, against “Israel”    Adressing the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks to senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar in Tehran, Rehmat claimed that “since Hamas moved its headquarter from Damascus and paying verbal support for the anti-Assad armed insurgents”   According to Syria Truth Syria have well documentation proving that […]

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The Terrorist War Against Syria

The Terrorist War Against Syria  By Dr. Elias Akleh The daily incremental violent Syrian attacks and the orchestrated anti-Syrian political postures of most of the Western countries and some of the Arab states had become a low level war, spear-headed by foreign terrorist groups, some misguided Syrian groups, and vastly divided Syrian political opposition, aimed […]

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Eastern Limit of Western Power

Without honesty there is no democracy 1 Year, 5 months, 3 weeks, and 4 days; embarrassing. Every day that passes without a definition of the Syrian Civil War brings another reminder that the Arab Spring is failing, even hitting back at some of its instigators. The results were feeble. Rulers were changed in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Egypt […]

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Damuscus: The new Whorehood’s First Qibla, and Second Haram

Damuscus: The new Whorehood’s First Qibla, and Second Haram Israel attack Gaza terrorists preparing to fire rockets and Hamaston army under intense Egyptian pressure arrests Salafi militants in Gaza “to prevent rocket fire from Gaza.” As Egypt continues its military campaign against Islamist militants in the Sinai. And after the the successful of Hamas security […]

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Sayyed Nasrallah: All Options Open in Case of Israeli Attack

Sayyed Nasrallah: All Options Open in Case of Israeli Attack  Local Editor Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah reassured Monday that the Palestinian cause should stay the priority for all countries, indicating that the United States and Israel are trying to make this cause forgotten. In an interview with Ghassan bin Jeddo on Al-Mayadeen, Sayyed […]

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Can NAM Solve the Syrian Crisis?

Can NAM Solve the Syrian Crisis?  Can NAM Solve the Syrian Crisis? asked Vijay Prashad The author claimes that “NATO’s war in Libya and the Syrian crisis has afforded the US an opportunity to re-enter the Arab world as a major political player. “In realty the US and Nato attempts, after the fall of the […]

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America planning for a post-Israel Middle East?

America planning for a post-Israel Middle East?  “O people and political forces” Wake up American Administration is the one occupying your Palestine, violating your Al-Quds, threatening your Holy mosque…    America planning for a post-Israel Middle East?   Franklin Lamb Beirut Al-Manar     Congresswoman Illena Ros-Lehtinen will have her hands full as she makes […]

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The Syrian Gambit

The Syrian War Aftermath Syria being a strategic country in the Middle East—it has a significant population and sits on important commercial and military crossroads—we are unlikely to see the ongoing war continuing for much longer. Both sides in the conflict have mighty allies, who are helping their protégées. Both sides can claim victories. In […]

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Gaza: Mursi Disappoints

Gaza: Mursi Disappoints “The situation of the crossing under Hosni Mubarak was better. The situation today is somewhat chaotic.”  Iki is surprised by “Hamas’ silence regarding this decision.” “Hamas does not want a tense relationship with Egypt’s rulers, the MB. It knows that if it loses its relationship with the MB, it will lose an […]

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