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Posts Tagged ‘occupation

Mahmoud Abbas UN address on Palestine

September 24, 2011

As President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Mahmoud Abbas submitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations an application for Palestine to be admitted as a full member of the United Nations. The bid to win recognition of a state in the West Bank, […]

Occupation of Afghanistan biggest boon for Al-Qaeda

June 8, 2011

Al-Qaeda strategists believe that foreign occupation of Afghanistan has been the biggest factor in generating Muslim support for uprisings against their governments, according to the just-published book by Syed Saleem Shahzad, “Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban”. Shahzad had been the Pakistan bureau chief for the Hong Kong- based Asia Times, and had unique access to […]

Palestinians can only dream

February 13, 2011

In the Jenin refugee camp this week, dozens of excited children and teenagers assembled one afternoon this week in the modest but well-kept auditorium located on the edge of the camp. The theater’s performances are not for children only, though the kids in the audience heartily applauded this production with earsplitting whistling and clapping. Afterward, […]

The ongoing Iraqi war, enduring presence, mercenary occupation of Iraq

August 4, 2010

President Obama said Monday in a speech that the US military is on target to withdraw all its combat troops from Iraq by the end of August. Democracy Now spoke with independent journalist Jeremy Scahill, the author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, who says this instead marks the beginning […]

Those advocating war assume a moral responsibility for its innocent victims

June 22, 2010

If we knew  about the innocent men, women and children our leaders kill [during the course of a war they declare], would it matter? Does it matter that those who justified the Iraqi invasion in the name of the people of Iraq have largely ignored their unimaginable suffering under U.S. occupation, as more than 5 […]

The absence of heroes in the American drone warfare

February 1, 2010

During the Second World War, Royal Air Force ace pilots prided in shooting down Axis powers fighter planes in dogfights and were awarded an appropriate gallantry award. No such heroic deeds by the coalition forces have come to fore in Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s well known that the CIA operates the drone flights in Pakistan […]

American bloodlust: Interventions R Us

January 2, 2010

As if the US interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan were not enough to satiate the Empire’s bloodlust, the calls are increasing for an all-out war on the nation of Yemen. Like the increasingly bloody occupation of Afghanistan, Washington wants the world to believe that attacking a nation that hosts organizations intent on resisting US domination […]

A Message from the Taliban on the Anarchy in Afghanistan

December 7, 2009

The following is an excerpt of an article found on the official Taliban website “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”: Obama’s new strategy, the result of the same mentality that wants to continue the occupation of Afghanistan by military means, will add to the anarchy prevailing in the country. In fact, Americans are responsible for the chaotic […]