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Gaza War is Bolstering Iran’s Standing in the Muslim World as Anti-Americanism Surges

The Conversation) – Iran’s leadership has been a direct beneficiary of the months-long war in Gaza. With every missile that Israel fires on Gaza, every US veto of a UN Security Council ceasefire resolution, and every arrest of an anti-war protester on American university campuses, Iran’s rejection of the US-dominated world order gains more credibility […]

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‘Never Again’ Must Apply to the Genocide of the Palestinians

Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Amazon / YouTube / Rumble Amidst the relentless cycle of terror, death and destruction endured by Palestinians daily, the full extent of their suffering is evident to those who witness these atrocities via social media and independent media. Yet, what is frequently lost in these images is the profound humanity of those who once lived vibrant […]

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‘Never Again’ Must Apply to the Genocide of the Palestinians

Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Amazon / YouTube / Rumble Amidst the relentless cycle of terror, death and destruction endured by Palestinians daily, the full extent of their suffering is evident to those who witness these atrocities via social media and independent media. Yet, what is frequently lost in these images is the profound humanity of those who once lived vibrant […]

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Suspending the Rule of Tolerable Violence: Israel’s Attack and Iran’s Retaliation

Photograph Source: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit – CC BY-SA 3.0 By Binoy Kampmark / CounterPunch The Middle East has, for some time, been a powder keg where degrees of violence are tolerated with ceremonial mania and a calculus of restraint.  Assassinations can take place at a moment’s notice.  Revenge killings follow with dashing speed.  Suicide bombings of immolating power are […]

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Dead Last (With Emphasis on Dead!)

Refinery by Rongy Benjamin is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 / Flickr By Juan Cole / TomDispatch Last September witnessed what used to be a truly rare weather phenomenon: a Mediterranean hurricane, or “medicane.” Once upon a time, the Mediterranean Sea simply didn’t get hot enough to produce hurricanes more than every few hundred (yes, few hundred!) years. In this […]

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The US and ISIS: It’s Complicated

By Alan MacLeod / MintPress News While ISIS-K has claimed responsibility for the Moscow shooting, Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that the United States might have been behind the attack. Although he provided no evidence for his claim, it is true that ISIS and the United States government have a long and complicated relationship, […]

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US Intelligence: Israel’s Netanyahu not Viable, not Moderate and is Provoking Terrorism

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The Annual Threat Assessment of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (Avril Haines) contains some important information that should be highlighted because it refutes right wing propaganda. Let me just draw attention to some of these points. 1. Here’s an essential one: “We assess that Iranian leaders did […]