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Confirmed by Edward Snowden: US and Saudi Coordinated Barbaric Terrorist Attacks on Syria

By Adam Garrie on October 25, 2017

Caption: 2013 terrorist bombing in Damascus

The intricate role played by Saudi Arabia and the United States in ushering in a proxy terrorist war on Syria, have been both explicitly and implicitly known, since virtually the beginning of the US instigated proxy conflict in Syria, which was inaugurated in 2011. (more…)

Good Men Should Not be Quiet Spectators when it comes to Sexual Assault

By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women on October 20, 2017

The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week have crowded social media with personal stories of sexual harassment or assault. (more…)

Miko Peled: A Silenced Critic of Israeli Policy

By Rick Sterling on October 13, 2017

Despite the U.S. media’s extensive coverage of Israel, what Miko Peled says is seldom heard by Americans, although he was born in Jerusalem and comes from a famous Israeli family. Peled’s grandfather was one of the signers of the Israeli founding documents. (more…)

Longest War in US History Turns 16 Today – Thousands Dead, No End in Sight & It’s Getting Worse

By Rachel Blevins on October 9, 2017

2001 protest of Afghan War in San Francisco. Photo: Bill Hackwell

On this day 16 years ago, less than one month after 9/11, President George W. Bush delivered a televised address from the White House announcing the beginning of the Afghanistan War. (more…)

UN Takes First Concrete Step to Hold Israel Accountable for Violating Palestinian Human Rights

September 27, 2017

Caterpillar: bulldozer of choice for destroying Palestinian homes

Today’s media reports revealed that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights began sending letters two weeks ago to 150 companies in Israel and around the globe, warning them that they could be added to a database of complicit companies doing business in illegal Israeli settlements based in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, including East Jerusalem. (more…)

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