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Shaky Syrian Peace Talks (tags)
The Myth of Turkish Secularism (tags)
If Turkey is ever to be secular, it must allow the free exercise of all religions – including Islam – and guarantee the rights of the faithful to be free from harassment and compulsion.
Unholy Alliance (tags)
The geopolitics of the Syrian uprising/insurgency (tags)
The continuing mass uprising against Syria’s Bashar Assad dictatorship on the one hand, and the growing intervention by the reactionary Gulf monarchies of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, along with Turkey, on the side of the growing armed insurgency on the other, has led to a situation where many on the left are sharply divided over who to “support”.
Mesbah Yazdi Ordered the Iran US Bomb Plot & Why (tags)
Start playing the music from the Godfather. Marlon Brando did not go out and whack people himself. He hid behind his consigliore Tom Hagen and layers of people sworn to Omerta to protect the Godfather.
Russell Defreitis: Terrorist or Political Prisoner? (tags)
George Bush's Samson Option (tags)
George Bush's reckless agenda to plunge the Middle East in total war
The New Bush Plan - Same Old Shit! (tags)
The Plan. Did speech rhetoric square with facts? Same Old Shit? Congress divided over Bush war plan. Text of Bush's address
Islamic Fascism Yhe New Hysteria (tags)
THE CHIEFTAINS of the never-ending "war on terror" are peddling a newly updated enemy: "Islamic fascism." When the rulers of the American political establishment start denouncing fascism, don't be deceived--they're out to promote an agenda of imperial conquest. No one who opposes U.S. wars and occupations should concede an inch to this lie.
IRAQ: The Human Toll (tags)
The 'daisy-cutter' bounced and exploded a few feet above ground, blasting red-hot shrapnel into the walls not of a tank but of houses. Rahad Septi and 10 other children lost their lives; another 12 were injured. Three adults were also killed.
The Gaping Hole In Iraq (tags)
While Bush was at his podium, US troops were firing into a crowd of demonstrators in the Iraqi town of Falluja, killing 13 of them. The Pentagon says the Americans were fired on first, but eyewitnesses insist the protesters were unarmed. Apparently they were trying to reclaim a local school that US forces had taken over.