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Putin at the UN: “Do you at least realize now what you’ve done?”

By Angela BOROZNA (USA)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Putin at the UN: “Do you at least realize now what you’ve done?”

On September 28, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a speech at the United Nations General Assembly. The event was to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the creation of the organization. Putin reminded that the decision to create the United Nations was made in his country in 1945, at the Yalta Conference, by the leaders of […]

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Lessons from Vietnam and Afghan Wars and Terrorism

By Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

Monday, January 12, 2015

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Lessons from Vietnam and Afghan Wars and Terrorism

The past histories of mighty empires, emperors and kings are in the pages of history books for present  empires, emperors and kings as well as for those that would follow in the future. Gulam Asgar Mitha I’d returned to Pakistan from the US in April 1976 after completing my post-secondary education and where I’d witnessed […]

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Tony Abbott’s Terrorism Fetish: Beheadings, Mania, and Threat Inflation

By Binoy KAMPMARK (Australia)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Tony Abbott’s Terrorism Fetish: Beheadings, Mania, and Threat Inflation

No politician on this planet is less original. Seeming like a lumbering brontosaurus, the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott moves through meeting after meeting in an insentient daze that only lifts when stock terms are used. “Terrorism” so happens to be one of them. The Australian use of the ISIS beheadings as a pretext to […]

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Islamic State and the policy of the West

By Boris DOLGOV (Russia)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Islamic State and the policy of the West

The Islamic State has won a number of battles and punished two US and one UK citizens. In response, Washington and London launched an air campaign to deliver strikes against the Islamic State’s forces on the ground. On September 14, thirty nations, including China and Russia, have gathered in Paris for talks about the threat […]

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How The West Created ISIS (II)

By Nafeez AHMED (UK)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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How The West Created ISIS (II)

Part I Follow the money Media reports following ISIS’ conquest of much of northern and central Iraq this summer have painted the group as the world’s most super-efficient, self-financed, terrorist organisation that has been able to consolidate itself exclusively through extensive looting of Iraq’s banks and funds from black market oil sales. Much of this […]

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How The West Created ISIS (I)

By Nafeez AHMED (UK)

Monday, September 22, 2014

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How The West Created ISIS (I)

Our Terrorists “This is an organisation that has an apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision which will eventually have to be defeated,” Gen Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. “Military action is necessary to halt the spread of the ISIS/IS “cancer” President Obama calling for expanded airstrikes across Iraq and Syria, and new […]

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Islamist War on Christians

By Lee HABEEB (Lebanon)

Friday, September 27, 2013

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Islamist War on Christians

I’m waiting. I am a Lebanese Christian, and I am waiting. Waiting for CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, or Time magazine to really tell the story. To finally run this headline: “War on Christians Being Waged by Islamists.” I’m waiting for someone in the mainstream media to […]

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Syria crisis and America’s funeral

By Gordon DUFF (USA)

Friday, June 28, 2013

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Syria crisis and America’s funeral

America, at least publicly, seems destined to put its military might against Syria, notwithstanding the fact that America will have to arm and train terrorists it has been fighting for a decade, notwithstanding America will be risking a world war and notwithstanding the simple fact that every authority advises against this policy and the American […]

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Europe’s Quiet Corner Under Terrorist Attack

By Dmitry SEDOV (Russia)

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

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Europe’s Quiet Corner Under Terrorist Attack

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the New York Trade Center left the world divided. The US Administration and its giant propaganda machine made huge efforts to convince their audiences that the terrorist act had been perpetrated by Al Qaeda, but the developments that followed pointed with utmost clarity to its real authors – […]

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Dagestan – “How Long Can This Continue?”

By Gabriela IONITA (Romania)

Thursday, June 9, 2011

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Dagestan – “How Long Can This Continue?”

A Muslim university professor who criticised radical Islamists was shot dead in Dagestan in a killing that sent a shockwave around the conflict-torn Russian region, officials confirm Wednesday. Maksud Sadikov, 48 years, was shot in the yard of his home in Makhachkala, the regional capital of Dagestan, late Tuesday, the Investigative Committee said in a […]

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Disposable and Expendable

By William BOWLES (UK)

Friday, May 13, 2011

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Disposable and Expendable

Disposable: Osama As more ‘facts’ emerge about the assassination of Osama bin Laden, one thing is clear: that there has been active collaboration between the Empire and the media in suppressing the true nature of the events surrounding bin Laden’s death… [1]. For starters, are we to believe that the army of corporate media mavens […]

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In Wake of Bin Laden Killing: US Targets American Citizen in Yemen

By Bill Van AUKEN (USA)

Saturday, May 7, 2011

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In Wake of Bin Laden Killing: US Targets American Citizen in Yemen

Barely five days after the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the US launched a Predator drone strike aimed at assassinating an American citizen in Yemen. The May 5 drone attack, which took place in Yemen’s Shabwa province, was planned as a targeted assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki, a New Mexico-born Islamic cleric with US […]

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