Day: July 20, 2017

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Neocons Declare ‘War on Terror’ a Failure But Totally Miss the Point

Washington D.C. (GPA) –  An influential neoconservative US think-tank has released a publication declaring the post-9/11 War on Terror a complete failure. The report outlines a new era of US foreign policy for combating the global “terror” network by redefining the enemy as “Salafi-jihad.” But of course, real causes and solutions are completely ignored. Despite labeling […]

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Georgia: Disapproval Rising for NATO Membership

Tbilisi (EUN) – NATO recently recognized Georgia’s contributions to peacekeeping missions from Afghanistan to Kosovo by holding a session of the alliance’s parliamentary assembly in Tbilisi in late May. The occasion reinforced the hopes of Georgian leaders that their country can one day soon gain admission to NATO. However, polling in the lead up to NATO’s parliamentary assembly […]

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Corporate Media Largely Silent on Trump’s Civilian Death Toll in Iraq

Baghdad (FAIR) – Earlier this week, human rights group Amnesty International issued a lengthy report accusing US-backed forces of “repeated violations of international humanitarian law, some of which may amount to war crimes,” in Mosul, Iraq, causing the deaths of at least 3,700 civilians. Neither this report, nor the broader issue of the civilian toll in the US war against […]

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Palestinians Defy Restrictions at Al Aqsa After Day of Rage

Palestine (TeleSUR) – Fatah had called for protests over restrictions imposed at the Mosque. Hundreds of Palestinians have held evening prayers outside the Al Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, refusing to pass through newly-installed Israeli security measures. Israel reopened the compound on Sunday, drawing protest from Muslim religious authorities over the installation of metal detectors at entrances. The site had […]

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