Category Archives: Jordan

Revolution is in the Air: 6/29/11: Justice for Bush and His Torturers

Justice for Bush and His Torturers from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Will there ever be justice for Bush and his torturers? Not unless you believe in a God-vengeance fantasy. INDEX (stories follow)   EVENTS Fierce Street Battles In Egypt As Families … Continue reading

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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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Revolution is in the Air: 3/30/11: repression in Bahrain: not in the US press

INDEX The WikIileaks News & Views Blog for Wednesday, Day 123 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS repression in Bahrain: not in the US press from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 3/29/11: A Debate on U.S. Military Intervention in Libya: Juan Cole v. Vijay Prashad

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Tuesday, Day 122 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Iran, Iraq Warn of Gulf Turmoil over Bahrain: Cole in Truthdig from Informed Comment by Juan Saudi reforms from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة … Continue reading

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Revolution Is in the Air: 3/26/11: Why are They Making War on Libya?

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog — Special Weekend Edition! from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS All Hell Breaks Loose in the Middle East from Informed Comment by Juan Al Jazeera reports 2 dead, 100 injured in Jordan from AMERICAblog: … Continue reading

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All Hell Breaks Loose in the Middle East

All Hell Breaks Loose in the Middle East from Informed Comment by Juan Friday saw major protests in Syria, Jordan and Yemen, along with continued fighting in Libya. The Arab Spring has not breathed its last gasp, but rather seems to be … Continue reading

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Jordanian Intelligence Services Implicated in Abusisi Kidnapping

Jordanian Intelligence Services Implicated in Abusisi Kidnapping from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Yousef Abusisi, Dirar’s brother, tells me that after the latter left Gaza he traveled to Egypt, and then boarded a Jordanian flight … Continue reading

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