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Clinton Emails Admit Counterrevolutionary Role of Saudi Arabia in Middle East

October 16, 2016

Saudi Arabia has been accused by the Congressional 9/11 investigation of facilitating the 9/11 attacks and by Clinton emails of funding ISIL, so why does the monarchy get so much leeway from the US? Souciant.com’s associate editor Zenab Ahmed takes up this question.

Egypt

January 31, 2016
Noha Radwan reports on the conditions facing political prisoners, who are often crammed into 15×15 spaces with seventy people, and says the international community must intervene

Brutal Repression in Egypt Exceeds Conditions Under Mubarak

January 31, 2016

Noha Radwan, reports on the conditions facing political prisoners, where as many as seventy people are crammed into 15×15 spaces, she calls on the international community for assistance

Arab Spring and Declining Oil Prices Drives Saudi Arabia’s Reactionary Barbarism

January 10, 2016

Bilal Ahmed of Souciant.com says accusations of religious degeneracy and charges of heresy are at the heart of the executions, for they advance and protect the national narrative of Wahhabism

Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 14, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Racism in Israel

November 13, 2013
More than a year has passed since the last mass protest of Israel’s social justice movement. It began in 2011, shortly after the Arab Spring and became known as the Israeli Summer. But for most of the Ashkenazi (European) middle class who became politicized by it, the movement evolved into electoral politics. For others, like…

Profiting from Police Militarization

October 28, 2013
Kimber Heinz: Urban Shield demonstrates the militarization of security forces worldwide. Police departments and military units met with weapons contractors last weekend at the seventh annual Urban Shield expo in Oakland, California. The event was sponsored by manufacturers like Lockhead Martin, Colt Weapons, and Safariland, who produce tear gas, arms and stun grenades. The expo…

Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Grayson on Syria

September 12, 2013

Rep. Alan Grayson talks to TRNN about how evidence against Assad is not certain and how American exceptionalism needs to be redefined

Chemical Weapons Deal Only A Hiccup For Saudi Goals In Syria

September 11, 2013

Toby Jones: Saudi Arabia is interested in ousting Assad but not a popular government taking his place