Ethiopia commits genocide and Eritrea gets sanctioned
- Thomas C. Mountain
The UN inSecurity Council has done it again in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia has been committing genocide in the Ethiopian Ogaden and in response the UN Security Council, in a closed door meeting, passed sanctions against . . . Eritrea?
In the bizarre ...
The “Cuban Five” on America’s Rooftop
- Atilio A. Boron
On January 10th, three young Argentinean climbers from Neuquén province reached the summit of Aconcagua, the highest mountain on the American continent, with an elevation of 22,831 feet above sea level.
This extraordinary feat, accomplished by ...
Obama and Western Civilizations: Hypocritical Rhetoric and Righteous Holocausts
- Mohamed Khodr محمد خضر
'Civilization of the West is perversion of heart and mind,
Since its soul could not remain unpolluted,
But the heart in the unilluminated breast unblest with peace…
At war which is with men of truth
Its wisdom is immature and mission incomplete
Detroit Airliner Terror Incident: A Convenience Theory
- Grant Lawrence
I am not one that sees conspiracies everywhere, but I do like a good Convenience Theory. Like the one that is coming together out of the botched terror attempt by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to blow up an airliner in Detroit just as it was arriving.
- Adib S. Kawar أديب قعوار
Colonizers try to justify their invasion and colonization of other peoples’ lands by means of various claims, unlike the earlier western colonizers of the 18th and 19th and early 20th centuries, modern colonizers try to justify their invasion of ...
Obama bombs Yemen again, as he claims to stand "with those who seek their universal rights"
- Mozhgan Savabieasfahani مژگان صوابی
What a charade!
I learned the word "charade " from my Texan English teacher in Teheran long ago. I later found out she was the wife of a U.S. military advisor for the Shah's puppet regime. I still remember my teacher's meticulous attention ...
Where time stood still/Gaza one year after operation cast lead
- Sama Sabawi سماح سبعاوي
Don’t tell us a year has passed…
We don’t measure our lives by this calendar
Time has stood still for us so long ago
Punctuated only by loss and grief
And the in between moments of quite reprieve
We don’t count ...
Obama: an 'F' in political theory
- Atilio A. Boron
Obama took some courses in political theory at Harvard. But the speech he gave upon receiving the Nobel Peace Prize -- an undeserved distinction that still arouses reactions ranging from amusement to indignation -- reveals that he did not learn ...
Paid Lying: What Passes For Major Media Journalism
- Stephen Lendman
Today's major media journalism is biased, irresponsible, sensationalist reporting that distorts, exaggerates or misstates the truth. It's misinformation or agitprop disinformation masquerading as fact to boost circulation, readership, viewers, or listeners, ...
Get the war criminals arrested now
- Khalid Amayreh خالد العمايرة
The recent arrest warrant issued in London for former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni is more than justified.
This woman, along with two other Israeli leaders, Ehud Olmert and Ehud Barak, stood at the helm of the Israeli government ...