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Intervention in Syria Would Fatally Destabilize the Region

sectarian-clashesIn his Opinion column on Syria in Hindu of 19 November, 2011 Chinmay Gharekhan, explained the underlying complexity of what is going on in Syria. However, when it comes to overt and covert interference from the outside, he has pulled punches a former diplomat, with long experience of working with the United Nation and still connected with the establishment, he was once posted in Damascus during 1960-70. (The author visited Syria a few times while posted at Amman; 1989-92)

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War with Iran Would Be Madness

flag President Obama’s refusal to rule out military action against Iran — and GOP contender Mitt Romney’s recent threat of war against Iran — should appall anyone who believes, with the free-market liberal Ludwig von Mises, that “not war, but peace, is the father of all things.”

If the U.S. government or its client state Israel were to attack Iran, all hell would break loose.

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7th Anniversary of the War Crimes at Fallujah

War Crimes at Fallujah K. L. War Crimes Tribunal unanimously convicts Bush and Blair for ‘crimes against peace’

According to media reports the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal unanimously found former United States president George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair guilty of “crimes against peace”.

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Obama projects Pacific power

US President Barack Obama, in his current Asia-Pacific swingby Pepe Escobar

"The United States is a Pacific power, and we are here to stay." That was US President Barack Obama, in his current Asia-Pacific swing, addressing the Australian Parliament.

One would expect a Pacific/peaceful power to promote, well, diplomacy and peace. Not really. Not when the key scriptwriters of the President's offensive - "turning our attention to the vast potential of the Asia-Pacific" - come from the Pentagon.

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Egyptian Military Power Grab

flagLast February, euphoric celebrations followed Mubarak's ouster. Across the Middle East and North Africa, people rejoiced.

"What happened in Egypt is not only for the Egyptian people, it is for all Arabs. The whole Arab world is going to change." Activist Saed Karazon told AFP.

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