How Many People Has the U.S. Killed in its Post-9/11 Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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How Many People Has the U.S. Killed in its Post-9/11 Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

In the first part of this series, I estimated that about 2.4 million Iraqis have been killed as a result of the illegal invasion of their country by the United States and the United Kingdom in 2003. I turn now to Afghan and Pakistani deaths in the ongoing 2001 U.S. intervention in Afghanistan. In part three, I will…

Palestine – All the Gods are with You, but None Dares Scream Murder
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Palestine – All the Gods are with You, but None Dares Scream Murder

Imagine! The western monotheistic world worships all these gods – never mind the contradiction in monotheistic – and variations of gods – the Jewish god, the Muslim god, the variety and shades of Christian gods, stretching from the god substitute in Rome, to the reformist gods of Calvins, Luthers, Zwinglis, and of course, the god…

Gaza Massacre
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Gaza Massacre

The State of Israel is a rogue state – this is a truth that can no longer be denied, except by those who believe illegal occupation, illegal settlements, apartheid, the theft of resources, collective punishment, siege, and regular bouts of mass murder are the legitimate actions of a state that proclaims itself the only democracy…

The Fear of Palestinian Existence
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The Fear of Palestinian Existence

Fear has consistently shaped Zionism’s approach towards the indigenous Palestinians. As Palestinians have been blamed for merely standing in the way of the colonizer, their removal which has entailed multidimensional policies of ethnic cleansing and genocide, has been rhetorically rationalized through Orientalist transformations of Palestinians from the original owners of the land into “Islamist” terrorists….