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North Korea: The Israeli Connection (tags)
This article surveys North Korean involvement in the Middle East.
Talking Peace While Waging War (tags)
Israel Bombs Syrian/Lebanese Border (tags)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (tags)
Der Zor Diary: A Pilgrimage to the Killing Fields of the Armenian Genocide (tags)
How could I let our ancestors know that the Armenian soul and our dreams of liberty, even in exile, did not die with them?
Corruption is common on both sides of the border where cash is king (tags)
A high ranking member of the Caldron administration who want to remain unknown says, “there is corruption in regards to Narco trafficking in both governments and when there is unlimited cash available that cash finds its way to the powers to be and has no borders when it comes to influence.”
Fallon 'may lose job over Iran war' (tags)
Fallon 'may lose job over Iran war'
Egypt leaks information about an American military action against Syria: (tags)
Egypt leaks information about an American military action against Syria:
What way forward in the struggle against war? (tags)
As the brutal US-Israeli war against the Lebanese people enters its fourth week, there is no sign that the massacre of innocent civilians is about to end. On the contrary, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), backed by air strikes and artillery fire, are pressing deeper into Lebanon, with the apparent aim of advancing 18 miles to the Litani River, either killing or driving out the entire population between it and the Israeli border.
Hizballah: A Primer (tags)
Middle EastHizballah, the Lebanese Shi‘i movement whose militia is fighting the Israeli army in south Lebanon, has been cast misleadingly in much media coverage of the ongoing war. Much more than a militia, the movement is also a political party that is a powerful actor in Lebanese politics and a provider of important social services. Not a creature of Iranian and Syrian sponsorship, Hizballah arose to battle Israel’s occupation of south Lebanon from 1982-2000 and, more broadly, to advocate for Lebanon’s historically disenfranchised Shi‘i Muslim community.
Military analysts question Israeli bombing (tags)
But the growing list of civilian casualties — despite Israel's use of U.S.-designed precision-guided bombs — could turn Arabs and others against the Jewish state and its key ally, the U.S., and still not fatally wound Hezbollah, said military analysts.
Ex-army chief wins Lebanon vote (tags)
Lebanon's former army commander and his allies have handed other opposition groups a surprising defeat in parliamentary elections
Syria's Spies Evacuate Beirut, Ending 15-Year Reign of Terror (tags)
Syria has pulled all major spy centers from Beirut, ending a 15-year reign of terror and leaving the Lebanese capital to breath free from the watching Moukhabarat eyes and listening ears for the first time since the end of the civil war.
UN sets April deadline for Syrian pullout (tags)
U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned Syria it must withdraw all its forces from Lebanon by April in the latest escalation of tension between the international community and Damascus. The hardening of attitude comes as Syria said it will "redeploy" all of the 15,000 troops it has stationed in Lebanon to the country's eastern border with Syria in a last ditch attempt to defuse increasing international pressure against it.
New evidence: Saddam's WMD in Lebanon (tags)
Weapons transferred to Syria before war, then to Bekaa Valley Over the last few months, the U.S. intelligence community has received new evidence a sizable amount of Iraqi WMD systems, components and platforms were transferred to Syria in the weeks leading up to the U.S.-led war in Iraq, reports Geostrategy-Direct, the global intelligence news service.
Terrorist Organizations Syria supports (tags)
State sponsored terrorism is synonymous with Syria and more closely with the Assad regime. During the reign of Hafez al-Assad, and continuing with his son Baschar, Syria's al-Baath Party has embarked on strengthening its political hand by using the crudest of methods: Terrorism.
SYRIA A STATE OF TERROR (tags)
Here is a part of what the Syrian Baath regime have been committing in occupied Lebanon
'Israelization' of U.S. Middle East policy proceeds apace (tags)
'Israelization' of U.S. Middle East policy proceeds apace
Next Stop: Lebanon (tags)
The Bush Junta and company's tirade would be getting old at this point, if it weren't for the thousands of innocent people getting needlessly slaughtered.