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It has been viewed more than 77-million times around the world, but not by those who know Joseph Kony best: his victims in northern Uganda. That changed on Tuesday night when thousands flocked to watch Kony 2012, the video made by a US charity urging a grassroots campaign against the fugitive warlord that has gone […]

KABUL (Reuters) – A U.S. soldier accused of shooting dead 16 Afghan civilians has been flown out of Afghanistan, officials said, as Washington attempted to calm seething anger over a massacre that raised serious questions about the West’s war strategy. Underscoring the instability in Afghanistan, an Afghan man in a stolen pickup truck sped onto […]

For hundreds of years Americans have been committing massacres of women and children, old men and sometimes even young men, mostly unarmed or armed only with primitive weapons. The early massacres were mostly of Indians who refused to leave their lands when Americans decided it was God’s will that they steal those lands for nothing […]

The BRICS summit, to be held in New Delhi at the end of March, provides the opportunity to begin a discussion on the global governance deficit. Looking ahead to 2050, the major challenges for growth are sustainability and climate change. A strategic vision of a common future is urgently required. The current global economic governance […]

Journalists for the most part report what they know and hope that someone pays attention. With so many media outlets, brands, bloggers and sloggers out there, it is rare for challenging ideas to touch a larger nerve or get visibility beyond fragmented followings. The idea of winning global attention is a far off dream unless […]

Video Interview By CBS 60 Minutes- Broadcast March 11, 2012 In a rare interview, ex-chief of Mossad Meir Dagan speaks out against a preemptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities anytime soon. He says the Iranian regime is rational in its own way. Lesley Stahl reports. Posted March 12, 2012 TRANSCRIPT “The Spymaster Speaks” Aired March […]

Anar Gul gestures to the body of her grandchild, who was allegedly killed by a US service member in Panjwai, a Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) March 122, 2012 ” The Nation” —  Iraq had its Haditha. Now, Afghanistan has its Panjwai. Burning babies—yes, it has come to […]

  Yitzhak Rabin, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat White House, September 13, 1993   On March 12, 2012, Palestinian and Hebrew media report that by the end of this week Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is about to deliver a letter to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announcing the dismantlement of the Palestinian Authority. The US […]

“Moscow” — The anticipated apocalypse did not come to pass. The presidential election in Russia ran its course, Putin was duly elected, and to the great astonishment of the opposition, multimillion crowds demanding the blood of the tyrant did not materialize. Only some 15,000 protesters gathered in central Moscow and dispersed peacefully within two hours. […]

Israeli air strikes killed a 12-year-old boy and two other Palestinians in the Gaza Strip today as militants fired fresh volleys of rockets at southern Israel on the third day of violence triggered by the killing of a militant leader. Israel’s Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, said the exchanges of fire — the deadliest in months […]

At least 16 Palestinians have been killed and many others wounded in Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip since Friday, Press TV reported. “We believe the reason behind the Israeli attack is the silence of the Arab [world] and the international community. We demand that the resistance factions retaliate for and avenge the killing of […]

 Over a hundred missiles fired from Gaza in answer to Israeli brutal assassination  During this weekend, Gaza retaliated for the assassination on Friday, March 9, 2012, of Zuhir al-Qaisi, the leader of the Popular Resistance Committees, the organization that captured former IDF soldier Gilad Shalit (see Scary Sicarii: Israeli Extrajudicial Executions). Over a hundred missiles […]

A top US Air Force general has described the biggest conventional warhead – the 30,000-pound bunker buster bomb – as “great” for a military strike on Iran. Such glib comment about a massive killing device comes in the same week that US President Barack Obama appeared to caution against “loose talk” about war in the […]

The Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) has recently published their preliminary report on a major survey they conducted on Arab opinion, over the course of their project they covered 12 Arab countries, and interviewed over 16,000 Arabs on a wide range of subjects to try and gauge the Arab opinion. The results […]

According to Al-Manar, which is affiliated with Hezbollah, the Lebanon-based militant group and political party, a coordination office with agents from the three branches of intelligence is in operation in nearby Qatar. Salim Harba, a Syrian expert in strategic affairs, told Al-Manar the office was established: “Under American-Gulf sponsorship. The office includes American, French, and […]

  Zuhir al-Qaisi Car Gaza, March 9, 2012   Yesterday, March 9, 2012, the IDF launched an air-strike in Gaza, killing Zuhir al-Qaisi, also known as Abu Ibrahim, the leader of the Popular Resistance Committees, the organization that captured former IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. Mahmoud Hanani, al-Qaisi’s assistant, was also killed. Khalid al-Qaisi, a relative […]

Forget the past (Saddam, Osama, Gaddafi) and the present (Assad, Ahmadinejad). A bet can be made over a bottle of Petrus 1989 (the problem is waiting the next six years to collect); for the foreseeable future, Washington’s top bogeyman – and also for its rogue North Atlantic Treaty Organization partners and assorted media shills – […]

The United States offered Israel advanced weaponry in return for it committing not to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities this year, Israeli daily Maariv reported on Thursday. Citing unnamed Western diplomats and intelligence sources, the report said that during Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington this week, the US administration offered to supply Israel with […]

Introduction There is clear and overwhelming evidence that the uprising to overthrow President Assad of Syria is a violent, power grab led by foreign-supported fighters who have killed and wounded thousands of Syrian soldiers, police and civilians, partisans of the government and its peaceful opposition. The outrage expressed by politicians in the West and Gulf […]

Never in the field of human conflict was so much suffered by so many due to so few   Netanyahu at AIPAC March 5, 2012   “Returning to tomorrow’s crucial meeting between Netanyahu and Obama, it is difficult to see how can they coerce each other into war. Despite all the macho-talk and their beating […]

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