‘Day of Rage’ Aftermath: Israelis to Debate Security Alternatives as Tension Grows #Occupation

Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank and the Old City of East Jerusalem on Saturday amid predictions of a third intifada as Palestinian shop owners held a general strike to mourn the loss of five protesters who have died from violent clashes with Israeli police in the past two days. The clashes have …

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When Will America’s Crime Spree in Afghanistan End?

A report that a school in the town of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan was subjected to indiscriminate bombing by the so-called Western coalition came as no surpriseto analysts who closely following events unraveling in this Central Asian state. As it was announced by the Education Department Director of the Kunduz province, Janat Gul Nasiri, this latest …

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The Story Behind the Jerusalem Attack: How Trump and Netanyahu Pushed Palestinians to a Corner

Early October 2016, Misbah Abu Sbeih left his wife and five children at home and then drove to an Israeli police station in Occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem. The 39-year-old Jerusalemite was scheduled to hand himself over to serve a term of 4 months in jail for, allegedly, trumped up charges of ‘trying to hit an Israeli soldier’. …

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Trump’s Warsaw Speech and the Real “Clash of Civilizations”

As everyone doubtless knows, President Trump gave the pot a hefty stirring in Warsaw, Poland prior to attending the G20 summit. His message was well-received by immediate listeners but aroused a Sturm und Drang and a half from the usual Western media suspects who couldn’t be more predictable if they tried. First of all, the …

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Hidden History: The Secret Origins of the First World War

Overview of Gerry Docherty & Jim Macgregor’s Book Of the many myths that befog the modern political mind, none is so corrupting of the understanding or so incongruent with historical fact as the notion that the wealthy and the powerful do not conspire. They do. They conspire continually, habitually, effectively, diabolically and on a scale …

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