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US & Iran Relations

November 25, 2013
Robert Parry: Obama’s historic move to sign a nuclear deal with Iran sends a stern message to the new Saudi-Israeli alliance, which sought to thwart the deal and maneuver the U.S. into another military confrontation

Nigeria Overtakes South Africa as Continent’s Largest Economy

November 4, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: Nigeria revises economic data and will displace S.A. as Africa’s largest economy.

Gun Violence in America

October 1, 2013
Ladd Everitt: Gun violence in the US is off the charts compared to other countries.

Israel's Ambassador Admits Toppling Assad a Longtime Goal

September 20, 2013
Robert Parry: Israeli Ambassador’s omission points to Israel backing Syrian jihadist, making Saudi Arabia and Israel strange bedfellows in the Syrian conflict

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

February 21, 2013
Disabled people in Gaza fight for their rights, proving they are producers not consumers amid ignorance from the local authorities