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CIA Whistleblower and the Torture Report

by Medea Benjamin and Cayman Kai Medea Benjamin (medea@globalexchange.org), cofounder of Global Exchange and CODEPINK: Women for Peace, is the author of Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control. Her previous books include Don’t Be Afraid Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks from the Heart., and (with Jodie Evans) Stop the Next War Now (Inner Ocean Action […]

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Can the Saudis adapt to Obama’s policies?

Marwan Kabalan Marwan Kabalan is a Syrian academic and writer. He holds a PhD degree in International Relations. He is an Associate Political Analyst at the Doha Institute. The US is not likely to act decisively on urgent issues in the Middle East, such as the Syrian crisis. Al Jazeera.    Last updated: 4 April 2014 […]

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In Israel/Palestine, What Kind of a One-State Solution?

As the illusion of a “two-state solution” fades away with the deadlocked Israeli-Palestinian talks, what remains is a “one-state solution” that will be either democratic and egalitarian or a de facto apartheid system with a permanent Palestinian underclass by Lawrence Davidson  Lawrence Davidson is a history professor at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. He is […]

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Richard Falk : The new world order? Part 1

  Richard Falk is Albert G Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University and Research Fellow, Orfalea Center of Global Studies.He is also the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights. Media and foreign policy narratives of ‘the new world order’ are misleading about the realities of today’s world. Al Jazeera.    Last […]

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Le Pen targets halaal and kosher food: French National Front to stop Muslim and Jewish pupils having pork-free school dinners

Kashmira Gander The Independent   Saturday 05 April 201 France’s far-right National Front party will prevent schools from offering Muslim and Jewish pupils pork-free lunches in the towns where it won in recent local elections, its leader Marine Le Pen announced on Friday. She said that arrangements catering to Muslim and Jewish, pupils who cannot eat […]

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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against U.S. drone program

By Reuters Raw Story       Friday, April 4, 2014 22:43 EDT By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by the families of three American citizens killed by U.S. drones in Yemen, saying senior officials cannot be held personally responsible for money damages for the […]

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Filmmaker Errol Morris: Donald Rumsfeld proved Americans are gullible morons

By Scott Kaufman Raw Story     Friday, April 4, 2014 11:20 EDT In an interview with Nick Gillespie on Reason TV, documentary film-maker Errol Morris claimed that Donald Rumsfeld’s success was dependent not upon his brilliance so much as the fact that the American people “are morons.” Gillespie begins by talking about Rumsfeld’s infamous phrase “the […]

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