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Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

On March 9, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes by Graham Peebles Besieged by civil war, poverty and violent repression, huge numbers of people are risking their lives making the hazardous journey from Tripoli or Benghazi across the Mediterranean to Italy. Crammed into unsafe, poorly maintained vessels, thousands of vulnerable men, women and children are leaving their homes in search […]

The Fantasy of an Iran-US Partnership

On January 7, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Fantasy of an Iran-US Partnership By Seyed Mohammad Marandi Western pundits who blithely assert that the Islamic Republic of Iran can or will cooperate with the United States in Iraq against ISIL ignore a basic problem; how can the US be a serious partner in fighting a terrorist movement that Washington may have played […]

Stirring things up

On November 24, 2011, in blog posts, by admin

Stirring things up by Peter Eyre Could it be that the US, UK and France are persuading the Arab League to take action and are we about to see another “Libya Style Massacre” (sorry I meant to have said “an action to save lives”!!) We have seen the US attempt to take the pressure of […]

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The US drone hell on earth!

On November 2, 2011, in Articles, by admin

  The US drone hell on earth! by Nour Rida   Seems like “predator-prey” is the best game ever played by the United States of America, an old game with which the world is getting fed-up. The US personnel, however, no longer tend to exist in battlefield. Unmanned drones took over and have become the most […]

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29 years after the Massacre at Sabra Shatila

On September 17, 2011, in Articles, by admin

29 years after the Massacre at Sabra Shatila By Franklin Lamb “The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind” was the general consensus following a discussion between this observer and a gathering of Palestinian refugees in Sabha, Libya, many of whom would very much like to travel to Shatila camp in Beirut this week and […]

White Hats: Americans’ remarkable incapacity for self-reflection bodes ill for the rest of the world

On September 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

White Hats: Americans’ remarkable incapacity for self-reflection bodes ill for the rest of the world by Daniel Patrick Welch When Lois Griffin [a character from American television show Family Guy] gets elected mayor of Quahog by pandering to the stupidest and most meaningless references to 9/11, audiences roar. But when that same scenario is replayed […]