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Zionism’s plan for the Middle East : by Israel Shahak

Zionism’s plan for the Middle East

The Association of Arab-American University Graduates finds it compelling to inaugurate its new publication series, Special Documents, with Oded Yinon’s article which appeared in Kivunim (Directions), the journal of the Department of Information of the World Zionist Organization. Oded Yinon is an Israeli journalist and was formerly attached to the Foreign Ministry of Israel. To our knowledge, this document is ... Read More »

World Powers Reach Historic Nuclear Deal With Iran

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Is This A Setup? Diplomats Strike Deal in Iran Talks Diplomats say a deal has been reached in Geneva regarding Iran's nuclear programme. By Al-Jazeera November 23, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "Al-Jazeera" – –  Iran and six world powers have reached an agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, several delegations in the talks said on Sunday. "We have ... Read More »

Egyptian Army’s Firepower Overwhelmingly U.S.-Supplied By Thalif Deen

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Protesters battle police in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on the second anniversary of Egypt’s January 25 revolution. Credit: Khaled Moussa al-Omrani/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Jul 9 2013 (IPS) - When the dust settles from the ongoing deadly confrontations between the Egyptian armed forces and thousands of Islamist protesters in the streets of Cairo and Alexandria, the eventual winner will be the United States ... Read More »

Is Anybody Listening? U.S. Intel Chief Says Iran Isn’t Building Nukes. By Nima Shirazi

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In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday March 12, 2013, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reaffirmed what the U.S. intelligence community has been saying for years: Iran has no nuclear weapons program, is not building a nuclear weapon and has not even made a decision to do so. The annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment,” which compiles the collective conclusions of all American intelligence ... Read More »

New Documentary Reexamines the Iraq War “Hoax” By David Corn

Reexamines the Iraq War

An MSNBC film, hosted by Rachel Maddow and based on Michael Isikoff and David Corn's book, finds new evidence that Bush scammed the nation into war. A decade ago, on March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq that would lead to a nine-year war resulting in 4,486 dead American troops, 32,226 service members wounded, and ... Read More »

Revolution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? By Bruce Riedel

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The overthrow of the Saudi royals is finally a possibility. In an excerpt from a new Brookings Institution briefing book for Obama’s second term, Bruce Riedel on what a catastrophe it would be for Obama. Saudi Arabia is the world’s last absolute monarchy. Like Louis XIV, King Abdullah has complete authority to do as he likes. But while a revolution ... Read More »

Firebrand Shiite cleric al-Sadr voices support for Sunni protesters angry at Iraq’s government By Adam Schreck

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  Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013. The anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr voiced support for Iraqi Sunni protesters who have been rallying against the country’s Shiite-dominated central government and said the demonstrators have the right to demonstrate as ... Read More »

US Kills 12 Civilians and Destroys a Community.By Letta Tayler

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  The villagers who rushed to the road, cutting through rocky fields in central Yemen, found the dead strewn around a burning sport utility vehicle. The bodies were dusted with white powder — flour and sugar, the witnesses said — that the victims were bringing home from market when the aircraft attacked. A torched woman clutched her daughter in a ... Read More »