The “Deal of the Century” (3): The Palestinian Cause Is Behind Iran and Hezbollah’s Success
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The “Deal of the Century” (3): The Palestinian Cause Is Behind Iran and Hezbollah’s Success

Israel is not preparing a military adventure against Gaza, Syria, Hezbollah or Iran because it is in fact already attaining its objectives both internationally and domestically.  Its military apparatus regularly hits targets in Syria with a calculated risk of retaliation from Damascus and its allies. Israel willingly risks a Syrian reprisal. If Syria were to…

The Second Arab Spring? Egypt is the Litmus Test for Revolution in the Middle East
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The Second Arab Spring? Egypt is the Litmus Test for Revolution in the Middle East

In a breathless 48 hours, a president, defence minister and security chief have all been ousted in Sudan.  Omar al-Bashir held absolute power for three decades as president. Awad Ahmed Ibn Auf, the defence minister who announced Bashir’s arrest and declared the country would be run by a military council for two years, lasted all…

Julian Assange and the Agenda for Global War
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Julian Assange and the Agenda for Global War

Introduction For almost a decade Washington has sought to silence, jail and eliminate the world’s most prominent investigative journalist, Julian Assange (JA) and his team of co-workers at WikiLeaks (WL). Never has the mass media been so thoroughly discredited by official documents which directly contradict the official propaganda, mouthed by political leaders and parroted by ‘leading’…

Trade War with China: US Will Make Sure It Causes Major Ruckus Before Losing the Fight
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Trade War with China: US Will Make Sure It Causes Major Ruckus Before Losing the Fight

There are suggestions that the US and China may now sign a trade agreement in May. However, it seems unlikely that this will be the great victory over China that Trump promised, as recent events indicate. Just a month ago, the European Union (EU) appeared to have jumped aboard the anti-Chinese bandwagon of the Trump…