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Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

June 16, 2013
The Political Chief of Hizb-e-Islami, one of the three main factions fighting Nato in Afghanistan, tells the Real News that his group has withdrawn from peace talks. But Dr Ghairat Baheer also warns that Afghan stakeholders must reach consensus before the US withdraws to avoid another civil war, and says the Taliban have softened their…

Why are we in Afghanistan?

June 16, 2013
The Political Chief of Hizb-e-Islami, one of the three main factions fighting Nato in Afghanistan, tells the Real News that his group has withdrawn from peace talks. But Dr Ghairat Baheer also warns that Afghan stakeholders must reach consensus before the US withdraws to avoid another civil war, and says the Taliban have softened their…

Seizure of AP Phone Records Continues Obama Admin’s Attack on Whistleblowers

May 17, 2013

Mark Seibel (McClatchy Newspapers): Seizure of a news organization’s phone records should be illegal as it limits the ability of journalists to investigate and report – something guaranteed by the Constitution

Drums Beat for US Military Intervention in Syria but Israel finds a Weakened Assad “Convenient”

May 8, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control outcome of civil war

Palestinian Children Routinely Detained and Arrested By Israeli Authorities

May 1, 2013

Gavan Kelly Pt.2: International solidarity plays a key role in helping Palestinian prisoners fight for their rights, in the face of an arbitrary Israeli military court system

Workers/People's Rights

March 4, 2013
Protesters in front of Philippines Consulate denounce treatment of Filipino workers in the US

Is a Third Intifada On the Way?

February 27, 2013

Thousands of Palestinians protest the killing of an activist after interrogation in Israeli prison, as the cause of prisoner rights spreads throughout the Occupied Territories

Hagel Confirmed – Will He Jump on the Military Expenditure Bandwagon?

February 27, 2013

Chuck Hagel is confirmed as Secretary of Defense; will he now try to sell the myth that a high military budget is good for jobs?

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

February 8, 2013
Ray McGovern: Hearing exposes how little oversight the Senate Intelligence Committee exercises over the CIA

Shaky Truce Between Israel and Hamas Opens Lands to Farmers

November 27, 2012

Last week, Palestinian farmers along the buffer zone in the besieged Gaza strip could not access their farmlands. Now with an Egyptian brokered ceasefire in place, farmers are able to reach the lands for the first time in 10 years