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Egyptian Pres. Morsi Strikes Down Army’s Ultimatum While Deadline Quickly Approaches

July 2, 2013

Journalists Rania Al Malky & Mohamed Elmeshad discuss the potential for a coup and whether new elections would delay democracy and usher military rule

Wikileaks, Assange, Manning

June 2, 2013
Outside Ft. Meade where Bradley Manning’s trial will take place, hundreds rallied to say that Obama Admin. attacks on whistle-blowers is an attack on democracy (Note: estimates of crowd size varied from 500 to over one thousand).

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

February 1, 2013
Omar Dahi: Israel and US want to weaken Assad but don’t trust opposition to take power creating conditions for a perpetual civil war

Why is Israel Undermining the Palestinian Authority?

December 24, 2012

Sher Hever: After shoring up the PA, Netanyahu now trying to push back further right parties in Israeli elections

Israeli Army Killing Palestinian Protestors with Impunity say Activists

December 19, 2012

Last week, in one of the first actions of its kind, activists released the names of Israeli soldiers involved in the killing of a Palestinian protester. Mustafa Tamimi, a 28 year-old demonstrator from the village of Nabi Saleh, was killed when a soldier shot a tear gas canister at his face in December last year.…

Egypt

December 17, 2012
Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor

Jihan Hafiz Reporting from Cairo

December 17, 2012
Unofficial results show central Cairo voted against the constitution while rural regions, where the ruling Muslim Brotherhood wields influence, voted in favor

Syria: Sectarian War or Class War

April 28, 2011
Bassam Haddad: Resignations of Ba’ath members not yet at senior levels, repression will continue
History of the National Security State

Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State

August 1, 2007
When Julian Assange was arrested in London, he was carrying a copy of our book, Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State