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Global War on Terror still determines agendas

The Global War on Terror (GWAT) was still determining US policies. This is the opinion of Washington-based activist and author, Phyllis Bennis. The US had a military budget of $617 billion and even if that budget was halved, it would still dwarf that of other countries, she said. She was[…]

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Why South Africa must lead the way on Palestine

By Ramzy Baroud On Sept. 16 I visited South Africa, where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity. While having the honor of addressing many audiences in six major cities, I learned a great deal. An important and sobering lesson[…]

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Scholars for dollars sell out Palestine and its people

By Yvonne Ridley Palestine polarises people, of that there is no doubt. Those condemning Palestinians usually do so out of their blind loyalty to the concept of the Zionist State. With today’s backdrop of real and alleged anti-Semitism, and the ever pervasive shadow of the Holocaust, it is easy to[…]

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Western media portrays Hong Kong hooligans as heroes. But are they?

Andre Vltchek is a philosopher, novelist, filmmaker and investigative journalist. He has covered wars and conflicts in dozens of countries. Three of his latest books are revolutionary novel “Aurora” and two bestselling works of political non-fiction: “Exposing Lies Of The Empire” and “Fighting Against Western Imperialism”. View his other books[…]

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Israel’s scramble for Africa: Selling water, weapons and lies

By Ramzy Baroud For years, Kenya has served as Israel’s gateway to Africa. Israel has been using the strong political, economic and security relations between the two states as a way to expand its influence on the continent and turn other African nations against Palestine. Unfortunately, Israel’s strategy seems, at least on the surface, to[…]

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Saudi Arabia executions: A cruel travesty of justice

On Tuesday, Saudi official sources announced the mass execution of 37 prisoners, including one rather abhorrent crucifixion, carried out after execution. The prisoners were lumped together and charged with several ambiguous charges such as terrorism, conspiracy to undermine security, spying, spreading Shia Islam and murder. The crucified man was accused[…]

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