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US-NATO Humanitarian Wars: The Lessons of Libya

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Global Research: Three years ago, in late October 2011, the world witnessed the final defeat of the Libyan Jamahiriya – the name by which the Libyan state was known until overthrown in 2011, meaning literally the ‘state of the masses’ – in the face of a massive onslaught from NATO, its regional allies and local collaborators. It took seven months for ... Read More »

McCain in January 2014: “Thank God for the Saudis and Prince Bandar for supporting the fight against Assad”

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“Thank God for the Saudis and Prince Bandar,” John McCain told CNN’s Candy Crowley in January 2014. “Thank God for the Saudis and Prince Bandar, and for our Qatari friends,” the senator said once again a month later, at the Munich Security Conference. (Photo: NYTimes) “McCain was praising Prince Bandar bin Sultan, then the head of Saudi Arabia’s intelligence services and ... Read More »

Ayaan Hirsi Ali:The Global War on Christians in the Muslim World

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We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny, writes Ayaan Hirsi Ali in Newsweek. (Photo: Redux) But, in fact, a wholly different kind of war is underway—an unrecognized battle costing thousands of lives. Christians are being killed in the Islamic world because of their religion. It ... Read More »

Obama, the Sauds, and Bottomless Hypocrisy

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US President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia confirms what many even causal political observers have begun to suspect regarding recent US political history, that Washington’s values aren’t just nonpartisan, driven entirely by special interests permeating both sides of the political aisle, but are altogether non-existent, NEO reports. To understand why requires an understanding of both US-Saudi relations, not ... Read More »

Obama in Riyadh, discussing how to hurt Moscow

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The deterioration of the situation in Ukraine made substantial changes in the agenda of talks of U.S. President Obama with Saudi leadership in Riyadh on March 28 this year, reports Alexander Orlov for NEO. The main subject of the discussion included the situation around Ukraine, possible joint steps to decrease energy prices, in order to weaken Russia’s economy, promotion of ... Read More »