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US Marines embrace Nazi sentiments in Afghanistan

Blog, Middle East, USA

February 16, 2012

US Soldiers pose with a Nazi SS flag in Afghanistan. No disciplinary action will be taken against the Marines, because apparently there was no malicious intent. According to Maj. Gabrielle Chapin, a spokeswoman at Camp Pendleton, Calif. ” The Marines mistakenly believed the “SS” in...

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The hypocrisy of politics

Blog, Middle East, USA

September 22, 2011

As Troy Davis sits on Death Row to be executed, within minutes, the US brazenly calls for sanctions against Syria for the Assad regime’s bloody crackdown on protesters. The US accuse Syria, Libya, Iran et al of murdering their own citizens, yet Troy Davis is condemned to death by the state. Over 3,200...

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The drone wars

Blog, Middle East, USA

September 22, 2011

The Obama administration are building secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula in a newly aggressive intitiative to conduct “counter terrorism” operations in places such as Yemen, Somalia and the likes. These barbaric strikes from the sky also kill numerous...

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Brutal execution in Ugarit, Syria

Blog, Middle East

September 9, 2011

Soldiers execute a man in broad daylight in the port city of Ugarit, near Latakia, Syria. The unknown man is lying in a pool of his own blood in front of a Syrian military tank. Surrounded by soldiers, he has obviously already been shot. A soldier continues shooting him until he runs out of bullets, …...

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Syria is at it again…

Blog, Middle East

September 8, 2011

“Seven people killed in tank-backed raid a day after 2,000 people gathered for anti-regime protests, activists say.”...

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Syria… What are you doing?

Blog, Middle East

August 29, 2011

Thousands are missing and thousands are dead, as Syrians continue to struggle for freedom. The following videos show the Syrian military torturing and abusing civilians accused of demonstrating. This man was is being forced to say “There is no god but Bashar” (the president) and “There is...

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The human cost to the Syrian uprising

Blog, Middle East, News

May 30, 2011

A friend in Damascus recently sent me an email containing video evidence of civilians being shot and killed in Syria as the regime cracks down on protesters. Some scenes are graphic. The videos were titled in Arabic, so I have roughly translated them (excuse my basic Arabic skills): قتل النساء في...

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Death of innocence in Syrian uprising

Blog, Middle East

May 30, 2011

As the Syrian uprising grows momentum, so does the backlash from the Government. It has been reported that Hamza Alkhateeb, a young 13 year old boy, who had joined his family in a peaceful march in the city of Deraa to break the police siege where civilians had been randomly killed by security forces, was...

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Osama: A Death Marred by Mistruths

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics, USA

May 30, 2011

My latest piece regarding the death of Osama bin Laden – published on May 6 at the Window Dresser’s Arms: “USA! USA! USA!” echoed through the streets of New York City, as thousands of people, adorned with American flags, placards and slogans, congregated at Ground Zero to celebrate...

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EDL: Exporting the message of hate

Blog, Middle East, News, Politics

January 7, 2011

The English Defence League (EDL) are at it again – this time with a coordinated protest in Toronto supported by the Jewish Defence League of Canada (JDL). In November last year I was in London, where I witnessed a protest outside “Ahava,” an Israeli skin care company who sell products from...

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