Category Archives: Syria

Revolution is in the Air: 6/24/11: Tomgram: Jonathan Schell, The War on the Word “War” from TomDispatch – Blog by Jonathan Schell

INDEX (stories follow) You Can Go Home Now from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Obama announces a partial withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, June 24 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Key … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/15/11: In a pure coincidence, Gaddafi impeded U.S. oil interests before the war

INDEX (stories follow)  The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Wednesday, June 15  from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Pakistan Arrests CIA Informants in Bin Laden Case  from Informed Comment by Juan The truth about how CIA got Bin Laden is now … Continue reading

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Israeli Intelligence Leaks Alleged Syrian Memo Claiming Government Support for Nakba Day Protests

Israeli Intelligence Leaks Alleged Syrian Memo Claiming Government Support for Nakba Day Protests from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein A former high ranking Israeli government source revealed to me that Israeli intelligence leaked to a pro-Israel British … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/13/11: Did Bin Laden Borrow His Porn Stash From Manuel Noriega? (Updated)

INDEX (stories follow)  The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Chinese riots enter third day King of Jordan: pelted with stone  from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/11/11: Obama Hides Meeting with Top Bahraini Leader — And Mutes Criticism of Ongoing Crackdown

INDEX (stories follow)  EVENTS Arab Spring Turns Deadly Again  from Informed Comment by Juan Yemen hangs in the balance; CIA chief pledges “continued operations”  from World War 4 Report blogs by WW4 Report What do the Yemeni people want? from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/7/11: Our News and their News

INDEX (stories follow) EVENTS Yemenis Celebrate as President Saleh Flees to Saudi Arabia, Transfers Power to Vice President from Democracy Now! | Healthcare Reform by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) Trapped in Gaza: Rafah Crossing Closed to Palestinians Soon After Egyptian Pledge to Reopen It … Continue reading

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Israeli Troops kill 20, wound Hundreds at Golan

Israeli Troops kill 20, wound Hundreds at Golan from Informed Comment by Juan Israeli troops on Sunday fired live ammunition into unarmed crowds of protesters who moved toward the barbed wire fence marking the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights (which is Syrian territory). Aljazeera reports: Popout Israeli … Continue reading

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Israeli Naksa Day War Crimes at Majdal Shams

Israeli Naksa Day War Crimes at Majdal Shams from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Naksa Day wounded protester dragged to safety (Nir Elias/Reuters) Today and Nakba Day may go down in the recent history of the … Continue reading

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On Naksa Day, unarmed resistance sends Israel into violent contortions

On Naksa Day, unarmed resistance sends Israel into violent contortions from Max Blumenthal by Max 1 person liked this Demonstrators in Qalandia block an Israeli army vehicle on June 5 (photo by Ahmad al-Nimer) Last week, I interviewed Rami Zurayk, an agronomist at … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 6/5/11: Was there a Yemeni Revolution?

INDEX (stories follow)  EVENTS Was there a Yemeni Revolution?  from Informed Comment by Juan Yemen: endgame for strongman Saleh?  from World War 4 Report blogs by WW4 Report `Ali `Abdullah Salih  from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Seymour Hersh on the Arab … Continue reading

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