Category Archives: Iraq

Iraqi universities

Iraqi universities from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) “Until the 1990s, Iraq had perhaps the best university system in the Middle East. Saddam Hussein’s regime used oil revenues to underwrite free tuition for Iraqi university students … Continue reading

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SOTU and a Destabilized Middle East

SOTU and a Destabilized Middle East from Informed Comment by Juan President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address treated the Middle East at several points, underlining the unusual importance of this region to the United States. Obama began by celebrating the end … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks cables and the Iraq War

WikiLeaks cables and the Iraq War from Salon.com > Glenn Greenwald From a CNN report on why the Iraqi Government rejected the Obama administration’s conditions for keeping U.S. troops in Iraq beyond the 2011 deadline: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and other top brass have … Continue reading

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Censorship of Civilian Casualties in the US

AL JAZEERA COLUMN: Censorship of Civilian Casualties in the US from Ted Rall’s Rallblogby Ted Rall 1 person liked this US mainstream media and the public’s willful ignorance is to blame for lack of knowledge about true cost of wars. … Continue reading

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Thinktank that promoted war w/ Iraq (& now Iran) was funded by Steinhardt, Saban, Bronfman, Feith and Marcus (of Home Depot)

Thinktank that promoted war w/ Iraq (& now Iran) was funded by Steinhardt, Saban, Bronfman, Feith and Marcus (of Home Depot) from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss 1 person liked this  This is fabulous. Eli Clifton at Think Progress has blown the lid off the funding … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/20/11: Gates: Winding down the Wars

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Thieves and occupiers from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Bahrain Update from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء … Continue reading

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Western media coverage of the Middle East (text of a speech at a Jadaliyya conference)

My article critiquing Western media coverage of the Middle East (text of a speech I gave at a Jadaliyya conference) from Nir Rosen 1 person liked this   A Critique of Reporting on the Middle East by Nir Rosen [Image from CNN]I’ve … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/1/11: Pentagon Readies Cyber Weapons as Part of U.S. Arsenal, Considers Foreign Cyber Attack as Act of War

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Top Struggles in the Arab Spring Today from Informed Comment by Juan Libya Rebels take Key Western Mountains, Train Women Fighters from Informed Comment by Juan … Continue reading

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Civilian casualties

Civilian casualties from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) From here. (thanks Karim)

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My New Article on Sectarianism in the Arab World

My New Article on Sectarianism in the Arab World from Nir Rosen Originally published in http://www.jadaliyya.com Part 1 is Here and Part 2 is Here On 22 March, Sha‘lan Sharif wrote an article in the spirit of Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal,” in al-Akhbar, the … Continue reading

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