Archives for Май 2017

Libya’s Link To The Manchester Tragedy

Whenever a horrific terror attack hits the West, the media/political etiquette rejects any linkage between the atrocity and the West’s wars in the Arab world, a blackout now applying to the Manchester bombing, notes John Pilger.

Abdel Hakim Belhaj

The unsayable in Britain’s general election campaign is this: The causes of the Manchester atrocity, in which 22 mostly young people were murdered by a jihadist, are being suppressed to protect the secrets of British foreign policy. Critical questions – such as why the security service MI5 maintained terrorist “assets” in Manchester and why the

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Bill Maher And Muslim Terrorists — What Americans Miss In Their Mindset Of Fear

Given the destructiveness of the wars throughout the Middle East, can one honestly say some blowback was not inevitable?

Bill Maher, winner of the First Amendment Award, speaks to the crowd at the 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

The bombing in Manchester was a horrific event by any measure. There’s no justification for the senseless loss of lives. Yet given the destructiveness of the wars throughout the Middle East, can one honestly say some blowback was not inevitable? As recently revealed, the British foresaw such attacks even before the invasion of Iraq. Yet the tragedy

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Reports Hint That Trump May Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Deal

Climate groups slam reports that President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

President Donald Trump smiles while speaking to a meeting of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Multiple news outlets reported Wednesday that President Donald Trump was about to make good on his campaign pledge to pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate agreement—a decision environmental groups said would be "a travesty" and "historic mistake." Axios cited "two sources with direct knowledge of the decision," and an

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Online Hate Campaign Seeks To Shutdown Palestinian Cultural Festival

Billed as the “perfect space to unleash your inner child” it’s hard to see how the two day event could be viewed as a festival of hate or a terrorist threat.

Leaflets for the Palestine Expo 2017 event (Photo: Palestine Expo/Facebook)

An unprecedented hate campaign has been unleashed on the social networks aimed at wrecking a ground-breaking two-day event to celebrate Palestinian life and culture. Palestine Expo 2017 is billed as the biggest ever social, cultural and entertainment event of its kind in Europe; however, there are those calling for the festival to be stopped before

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Oliver Stone: Trump Presidency Has America «Sleepwalking To A Nuclear Nightmare»

Stone told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in an interview that President Donald Trump’s presidency has been a “disaster.”

Director Oliver Stone poses for photographers during the photo call of the film "Snowden", at the Rome Film Festival. Oct. 14, 2016. (AP/Andrew Medichini)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dd-n7hjXCs Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in an interview that President Donald Trump’s presidency has been a “disaster” and that America “is sleepwalking toward a nuclear nightmare.” “This is a little too early to tell if Trump lasts, but it seems he’s

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Opposition Condemns Goldman Sachs Purchase Of Venezuelan Bonds

Although the US$2.8 billion deal is a boost to the economy, opposition leaders accused Goldman Sachs of providing a «lifeline» to a «dictatorship.»

Opposition led National Assembly leader accused Goldman Sachs of supporting the "dictatorship" of President Maduro. (AP/Ariana Cubillos)

Venezuelan opposition leaders have accused the major Wall Street investment bank, Goldman Sachs, of supporting a “dictatorial regime” for purchasing US$2.8 billion in bonds from the Venezuelan national oil company PDVSA, in spite of the fact that the purchase is a boost to the Venezuelan economy, Reuters reported. “Goldman Sachs has made an

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