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Tracing the Middle East weapons flow

The United States, Europe and Russia sold regimes tanks, guns and tear gas in the five years preceding the Arab Spring Gregg Carlstrom and Evan Hill    Al Jazeera     Last Modified: 20 Oct 2011 08:37   Earlier this year, as mass popular uprisings spread through the Middle East and audiences across the world sat transfixed […]

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John Pilger: The Son of Africa Claims a Continent’s Crown Jewels

Information Clearing House   — October 19, 2011   On 14 October, President Barack Obama announced he was sending United Statesspecial forces troops to Ugandato join the civil war there. In the next few months, UScombat troops will be sent to South Sudan, Congoand Central African Republic. They will only “engage” for “self-defence”, says Obama, satirically. With […]

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Is Herman Cain capable of beating Obama?

By Alan Fisher in  Americas  on Wed, 2011-10-19 21:37.   The US Republican Party is trying very hard. It wants to beat Barack Obama in the US Presidential  election 13 months from now; it believes with the economy in the mess it’s in, with unemployment rising and people finding every day a little bit harder, […]

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New Drone Can Be Stored in Soldiers’ Backpacks

Drone technology is advancing and their use is proliferating exponentially, as the public and the law lag behind  by John Glaser Antiwar Forum     October 19, 2011   Drone technology is advancing faster than the public or the legal system has time to catch up to their now ubiquitous use inAmerica’s many war zones. US troops inAfghanistanwill […]

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Pepe Escobar : Obama, the king of Africa

Pepe Escobar is the author of  Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving into Liquid War (Nimble Books, 2007) and  Red Zone Blues: a snapshot of Baghdad during the surge. His new book, just out, is  Obama does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009).    Asia Times   Oct 18, 2011    If United States President Barack Obama […]

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Report: Arab Spring upheaval cost $55bn

By Peter Biles BBC     14 October 2011   The popular protests this year in North Africa and theMiddle East- known as the Arab Spring – have cost the region more than $50bn, a new report says.   The report, by consultancy group Geopolicity, saysEgypt,SyriaandLibyapaid the highest financial price.   It warns that without a regional […]

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China’s African mischief

China‘s has proven its willingness to arm Africa’s dictators – even when it votes against such actions at the UN. Yuriko Koike Yuriko Koike, Japan’s former Minister of Defense and National Security Adviser, is Chairman of the Executive Council of the Liberal Democratic Party.    Al Jazeera       Last Modified: 03 Oct 2011 09:42   AsLibya’s […]

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