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Judge asks al Qaeda, Iran, Taliban to pay $6B for 9/11

Blog, Middle East, USA

August 2, 2012

An American Federal Magistrate Judge has said that al Qaeda, the Taliban and Iran are all liable to pay up to $6 billion in damages for the 9/11 attacks in New York. So lets get this straight. *Osama bin Laden, leader of al Qaeda and Saudi national, claims responsibility for 9/11 *15 of the 19 …...

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The Battle for Aleppo

Blog, Middle East

August 2, 2012

Incredible footage by the BBC’s Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway, as they were trapped in a fire fight between Assad government forces and Free Syrian Army rebels in Aleppo, Syria. Full BBC report here...

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Winning the hearts and minds, one war crime at a time.

Blog, USA

April 20, 2012

The US are supposedly champions of human rights, they uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy, they are beacons of light in an otherwise dark world, they reprimand others left right and centre for committing atrocities and invade other countries to bring peace and stability. Bizarrely, these champions...

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Murder, Media and What We Read

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Politics, USA

March 16, 2012

When innocent men, woman and children are killed, it is called murder, so why does this not translate onto the pages of what we read as we ingest our daily fill of mainstream media? Writes Reuben Brand. The gruesome murder of 16 innocent people, nine of whom where children, by a US soldier in Afghanistan...

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Assad Regime Hit List Targets Thousands

Blog, Middle East

March 2, 2012

A 718 page document that contains the names, addresses, phone numbers and activities of thousands of Syrian dissidents is being used as a hit list by the Syrian regime to systematically target its own citizens. Mother Jones: “The infamy of Syria’s Mukhabarat intelligence service is well known....

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Freedom, Democracy, Stupidity and War Crimes

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Uncategorized, USA

March 2, 2012

US Marines: Not the sharpest tools in the shed, but I guess one only need a blunt object to bludgeon a country to death. Writes Reuben Brand. Burning copiesof the Qur’an in Afghanistan – just another day at the office for the pride of America, the US Marines. Hundreds of angry Afghans have vented...

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Australia, the lucky country (just don’t mention Asylum seekers)

Australia, Blog

February 17, 2012

Welcome to Australia – the lucky country, where white people live happily ever after. A story in today’s Daily Telegraph, titled “Asylum seekers made to feel at home, thanks to a $10,000 welcome pack” really sums up the inherent racism that lurks beneath the façade of our so...

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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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US sanctions on Iranian oil exports

Blog, Pakistan, USA

January 12, 2012

Senior Analyst for Politact, Cosima Brand (yes, she is my super talented sister), discusses the implications of US sanctions on Iranian oil exports, the Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project and other key players....

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