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      US Labor Against the War (USLAW) – Articles Profile
      Feb09

      US Labor Against the War (USLAW) – Articles Profile

      The year 2015 was marked by violence and war. The most prevalent story in the U.S. media throughout the year was ISIS. The Paris attacks, mass shootings, police brutality, terrorism, the Charleston massacre and the refugee crisis were also among the top 10 stories of the year. The U.S., as the world’s leading military power, played an...

      Putin wants to ax dollar from Russian trade — RT Business
      Feb07

      Putin wants to ax dollar from Russian trade — RT Business

      Russian President Vladimir Putin blasted the government for turning a blind eye on US dollar payments in the domestic oil trade. “I would like to mention one crucial issue in the development of the energy industry, and the economy as a whole. It is a question of finally stopping the use of foreign currency in internal trade,” said Putin at...

      Iran says Peugeot would pay compensation for withdrawal during sanctions| Reuters
      Feb06

      Iran says Peugeot would pay compensation for withdrawal during sanctions| Reuters

      DUBAI The French car-maker Peugeot would pay compensation to Iran according to a new contract signed with Tehran last month, for the losses inflicted through its sudden withdrawal from the Iranian market during the sanctions, Iran’s minister of trade and industry said on Saturday. Peugeot suspended sales in Iran in 2012 when the...

      Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?
      Feb05

      Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?

      Photo Wael Ghonim, center, in Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011. His anonymous Facebook page helped start a revolution. Credit Dylan Martinez/Reuters Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social...

      Legalizing Marriage to Afghans | Financial Tribune Daily
      Feb02

      Legalizing Marriage to Afghans | Financial Tribune Daily

      The Iranian Embassy in Kabul has announced that its consulates in Afghanistan would register the marriages of Iranian women with Afghan men.In a statement, the embassy asked Afghans married to Iranian women, to register their marriages at the Iranian consulates in Herat, Kandahar, Jalalabad and Mazar-e-Sharif, IRNA reported.Iranian women married...

      China’s road to the Middle East
      Feb01

      China’s road to the Middle East

      Comment: The New Silk Road will bypass the Suez Canal, and could change the nature of geopolitics in the region, notes Vijay Prashad. China’s President Xi Jinping has been on a tour of the Middle East, straddling the politics of the region – a stop in Saudi Arabia was balanced by a stop in Iran. Xi’s most dramatic statements...

      Historian Timothy Snyder presents a provocative, new take on the Holocaust | Hollywood Jew
      Jan31

      Historian Timothy Snyder presents a provocative, new take on the Holocaust | Hollywood Jew

      In his latest book, “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning,” Timothy Snyder explores what made mass extermination possible Yale historian Timothy Snyder is among the world’s leading scholars of Eastern Europe. Educated at Oxford, he is the author of five award-winning books, including the acclaimed “Bloodlands: Europe Between...

      US investigation into ‘Russian meddling’ in the EU will be a farce — RT Op-Edge
      Jan27

      US investigation into ‘Russian meddling’ in the EU will be a farce — RT Op-Edge

      Danielle Ryan is an Irish freelance journalist and media analyst. She has lived in the US and Germany and is currently based in Moscow. She previously worked as a digital desk reporter for the Sunday Business Post in Dublin. She studied political reporting at the Washington Center for Politics & Journalism in Washington, DC and also has a...

      Top 5 Ways Putin has won big in Syria and why Europe is embracing him
      Jan26

      Top 5 Ways Putin has won big in Syria and why Europe is embracing him

      By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Russia is so far winning big in Syria, and making Moscow’s projection of force in the Middle East a reality that the other great powers have to recognize. As Russia has emerged as a major combatant against Syrian al-Qaeda and against Daesh (ISIS, ISIL), it is being accepted back into a Europe...

      Tahrir 5 Years Later: The Hurdles to Democratization that most Arab Youth Revolts couldn’t Overcome
      Jan25

      Tahrir 5 Years Later: The Hurdles to Democratization that most Arab Youth Revolts couldn’t Overcome

      By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – A frequently met-with Western political and often journalistic narrative of the 2011 youth revolts in the Arab world is that idealistic young people came out into the streets and managed to overthrow four dictators, but then the essential Arab nature (violent, fanatical, tribal and sectarian) came out and...