Category: Middle East

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Glenn Greenwald: Religious Fanaticism is a Huge Factor in Americans’ Support for Israel

The primary reason evangelical Christians in the U.S. are so devoted to Israel is simple: their radical religious dogma teaches them that God demands this

Russ Wellen: Will Israel “Bounce the Rubble” in Gaza?

There’s a ghoulish quality to bombing a region that you have already bombed to oblivion

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Juan Cole: US history of coup-making Overshadows Obama’s outreach

It is often forgotten that these actions were taken not because Cuba committed an act of war against the USA but because Washington disliked the system of government that Havana adopted

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Ramzy Baroud: Do Something, Anything: Naming and Shaming in Yarmouk

The Syrian conflict has introduced great polarization within a community that once seemed united for Palestinian rights

RT.com: Americans don’t want Congress to sabotage Iran deal – new poll

Although some lawmakers, including Democrats, believe Congress should have a say in any potential removal of Iranian sanctions, most Americans say Congress should not keep a possible a nuclear deal from being implemented. Roughly 61 percent of Americans support the framework agreement struck between Iran and the P5+1 (the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Read more…

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Peter Van Buren: The Iranian Ascendancy

Twelve Years Later, We Know the Winner in Iraq: Iran

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Stephen Zunes: Powerful nonviolent resistance to armed conflict in Yemen

The power of Yemenis of various and even competing tendencies to wage their struggles nonviolently is something that should be acknowledged and encouraged

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Juan Cole: President Hillary Clinton’s Middle East Policy

Interventions, Wars, More of Same

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David Swanson: The Video That Could Indict the Pentagon for Murder

Explaining that police were getting away with murder wasn’t producing any indictments. A video finally indicted a cop. Now we need the video that can indict the world’s policeman

Meral Cicek: Kurdish liberation movement committed to ‘democratic socialism for the 21st century’

Meral Cicek interviewed by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation’s Florian Wilde during the World Social Forum in Tunis, translated by Leandros Fischer Meral Cicek (above) is from Cologne and is the chair of Kürt Kadın İlişkiler Merkezi, the Kurdish Centre for Women´s Affairs in Erbil. The “Arab Spring” has turned into an “Arab Winter” in many Read more…

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