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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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Gideon Polya: Western Hypocrisy – US Alliance Sanctions Russia Over Crimea-Backed Reunion While Backing Apartheid Israel’s Occupation And Ongoing Palestinian Genocide

International Law must be respected. National independence, national borders and national sovereignty are sacrosanct according to the UN Charter, and Russia under President Vladimir Putin has violated international law through the incorporation  of Crimea into the Russia Federation. However in mitigation one cannot ignore the following realities:  the Crimean Parliament unanimously voted for this ...

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Patrick Bond: The Mandela Years in Power – Did He Jump Or Was He Pushed?

The death of Nelson Mandela, at age 95 on 5 December 2013, brings genuine sadness. As his health deteriorated over the past six months, many asked the more durable question: how did he change South Africa? Given how unsatisfactory life is for so many in society, the follow-up question is, how much room was there for Mandela to maneuver? South Africa now lurches from crisis to crisis, and so many of us are t ...

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Carl Sagan: The Earth Is Where We Make Our Stand (Video)

"In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. It is up to us." Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of conf ...

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Dr. Stephen Sniegoski: The Triangular Relationship between Iran, Israel and the United States – The Early Decades

Exclusive: Dr. Stephen Sniegoski dissects the  history of the relationship of Iran, Israel, and the US from the end of WWII through to the end of George W. Bush’s first term (2004) .The greatest focus is on George W. Bush’s first administration. The essay shows some “inconvenient history” that the mainstream has thrown down the memory hole. It points out that the caricature of t ...

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Finian Cunningham: France Wrecks P5+1 Deal for Arab Money

File photo showing closed-door talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council on November 9. The French deal-breaking intervention at the P5+1 negotiation with Iran may have been motivated by France wanting to ingratiate itself with the Persian Gulf monarchies for strategic economic reasons. Negotiations to resolve the nuclear deadlock and lift economic sanctions on Iran appear ...

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