Category Archive: Middle East

Remembering the past: Bangladeshi fighters for Palestine of the 1980s

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Remembering the past: Bangladeshi fighters for Palestine of the 1980s By: Yazan al-Saadi (http://english.al-akhbar.com/) Published Thursday, July 3, 2014 A photograph and a grave. These are two relics of a time, now mostly… Continue reading

Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

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[The imperialist plan is to stir up sectarian rivalry thus weakening anti-imperial resistance, while at the same time trying to eventually put into place subservient comprador regimes. Oppose all US intervention in the… Continue reading

Israel elected to leadership of UN committee on “Decolonization”

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Israel elected to leadership of UN committee on “Decolonization” by Ali Abunimah (http://electronicintifada.net) Just when it appeared that the United Nations could not be more ineffective in protecting Palestinian rights and holding Israel… Continue reading

The War Nerd: Here’s everything you need to know about “too extreme for Al Qaeda” I.S.I.S.

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[Good information. The tactical information is very good, even if the politics is a bit off. --NP] The War Nerd: Here’s everything you need to know about “too extreme for Al Qaeda” I.S.I.S.… Continue reading

Obama Announces About 275 Troops Deploying To Iraq

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[Imperialism returns to Iraq. The policy of the USA is to keep the Shia and Sunni engaged in sectarian conflicts that weaken the entire region, thus making it easier to control and exploit.… Continue reading

The Lack of Major Wars May Be Hurting Economic Growth

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[Capitalism is a war machine. Not only do the capitalists need wars to suppress its enemies, including the masses of the Third World, the system itself uses war as a way to create… Continue reading

US warship arrives in Gulf with Marines, aircraft

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[Imperialism on the move. Imperialism is doing everything it can to weaken both Iraq and Syria. Imperialism is still targeting Iran. It is the duty of all people of good conscience to oppose… Continue reading

Trial Begins for Blackwater Guards Over Baghdad Massacre

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Trial Begins for Blackwater Guards Over Baghdad Massacre Article originally published on Common Dreams by Andrea Germanos Jury selection began Wednesday for the trial of four former Blackwater guards charged for their role… Continue reading

Israel ‘unblocks plans for 1,800 settler homes’

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[More genocide by the Israelis against the Palestinians. Yet another genocide bankrolled by the USA. --NP] Israel ‘unblocks plans for 1,800 settler homes’ Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli government on Thursday ordered officials… Continue reading

Bowe Bergdahl Wrote Before Capture: ‘I Am Ashamed to Be an American’

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 Bowe Bergdahl Wrote Before Capture: ‘I Am Ashamed to Be an American’ (www.mediaite.com) U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, recently released from years of Taliban captivity following the negotiation of a deal to swap… Continue reading

Activists: Morocco back to pre-Arab Spring abuses

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Activists: Morocco back to pre-Arab Spring abuses RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Ouafa Charaf was heading home from a solidarity sit-in with a group of laid off workers in the northern port city of… Continue reading

Israel Arabs rekindle Palestinian ties as hate crimes mount

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[Israel is a racist society that has waged a genocide against the Palestine people for over half a century. As a proxy state of US imperialism, Israel  has waged nonstop war against its… Continue reading