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''No Sovereign Government Has the Right to Oppress Its Own People''
In this interview with Samira Sammer, Sharif Nashashibi, co-founder and chairman of Arab Media Watch, discusses the difficulties of reporting on the Arab Spring in repressive states, the situation of minorities in Syria and the question of Western involvement ...
Kerry couldn't set Moscow River on fire
The foreplay of Russian-American high-level exchanges can be very revealing. This time too the two sides indulged in some robust shadow play in the run-up to the overnight "working visit" of the United States Secretary of State John Kerry ...
Multiple messages in Israel's Syria strikes
A series of Israeli strikes in Syria over the last few days left more questions than answers, despite multiple leaks and speculations which accompanied them. The most urgent ones are whether or not they are just a prelude to a wider war in the Levant ...
Israel rescues Mujahid Obama
- Pepe Escobar
Just when the red line charade was reaching fever pitch - but still buried in the sand - and he had ...
USAmerica and Israel: Imperial Partners in Crime
- Stephen Lendman
Longstanding ties remain firm. Both nations are imperial partners. Naked aggression is official policy. ...
The Syria-Iran red line show
- Pepe Escobar
This eminently Bushist Obama "red line" business, applied to Syria, Iran or both, is becoming ...
Syria and sarin gas: US claims have a very familiar ring
- Robert Fisk
Reports of the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons are part of a retold drama riddled with plot-holes
U.S. plays with fire in Syria
- Karin Leukefeld کارین لویکفلد
Washington sends special forces to Jordan. Pressures Amman to permit illegal border crossing of fighters ...
Ebrahim Yazdi's Letter To Burmese Leader
- Ebrahim Yazdi إبراهيم يزدي
The secretary general of the Freedom Movement of Iran, Dr. Ebrahim Yazdi to the Burmese leader, Mrs. ...
Hail to Homs!
- Sadighe Vasmaghi صدیقه وسمقی
I have come to bind your wounds with my green shawl; In this cold, exacting winter; I have come ...