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Oberlin College Archives: Restoring Lost Voices of Self-Determination

King-Crane Commission Digital Archival Collection Oberlin College Archives Ken Grossi Maren Milligan Ted Waddelow August 2011 Background to the Commission At the end of World War I, the major powers negotiated the future of the areas under the control of the defeated Central Powers. One of the areas on the chopping block was the Ottoman Empire, long coveted by various empires. President Woodrow Wi ...

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Richard Drake: The Hope and Ultimate Tragedy of the 1919 King-Crane Report (Special Report)

A Palestinian delegation waits to see the visiting King-Crane Commission in Hebron. (Photo Courtesy of the Oberlin College Archives) The King-Crane Report, a little-known and even less understood historical document, prophetically warned of the conflicts raging in the Middle East today. Created during the post-World War I Paris Peace Conference by President Woodrow Wilson, the King-Crane Commission set out ...

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Global Research: Iraq Report (Article Collection)

  The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq. Towards the Creation of a US Sponsored Islamist CaliphateBy Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 14, 2014 The objective is to engineer a civil war in Iraq, in which both sides are controlled indirectly by US-NATO. The scenario is to arm and equip them, on both sides, finance them with advanced weapons systems and then “let them fight ...

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Finian Cunningham: Mr Hague, How about Ending the Rape of Whole Countries?

A four-day summit entitled ‘End Sexual Violence in Conflict’ closed this week in London, with British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie rallying international support for rape victims in war. The tears, smiles, smooches and flash photography suggested a great blow for human rights had been achieved – by a combination of sturdy British diplomacy and Hollyw ...

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Joachim Hagopian: War For Profit – Does The Waste Ever End?

More evidence of bungled Pentagon waste and fraud just keeps growing in mind boggling bewilderment, so much so that us mere mortals cannot truly fathom or even imagine just how much US wars cost… wars that clearly benefit only the military industrial complex that arms and equips the US killing machine. Certainly American taxpayers have not benefited from war, draining what is left of a disappearing m ...

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Tony Cartalucci: How the West Gassed Thousands to Death in Damascus

The bombshell report by Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran journalist Seymour Hersh titled, “The Red Line and the Rat Line,” contains many shocking revelations for those following the West’s version of reality regarding the Syrian conflict. It particularly sheds new light on the August 2013 chemical attack that left over a thousand dead (US estimates) and thousands more affected.  It reve ...

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John Pilger: The Strangelove Effect

Or How We are Hoodwinked into Accepting a New World War   I watched Dr. Strangelove the other day. I have seen it perhaps a dozen times; it makes sense of senseless news. When Major T.J. “King” Kong goes “toe to toe with the Rooskies” and flies his rogue B52 nuclear bomber to a target in Russia, it’s left to General “Buck” Turgidson to reassure the President. S ...

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