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Christmas in Damascus! — Yes, Damascus Syria!

By Bill Wedin What a joyous Christmas season for all these Syrian Christians!  With young, white-bearded Santas, just back from battling Muslim terrorists, blowing their shiny trumpets and banging their brightly-colored drums, while Christ’s beloved, brown-eyed children are so filled … Continue reading

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Has Obama Just Kicked Off Another Oil War — This Time in Africa?

That’s what tireless antiwar activist Steve Horn is asserting at Alternet.

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Libya and Iraq: The Price of Success

By George Friedman In a week when the European crisis continued building, the White House chose publicly to focus on announcements about the end of wars. The death of Moammar Gadhafi was said to mark the end of the war … Continue reading

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Phyllis Bennis, Africa and the Obama Tragedy

[Professor Bennis isn’t having any of this either. –Angela, CHA, link monkey] It began the same way, with a home-grown call for protests against a dictatorship responsible for terrible repression, the massacre of prisoners and more. But when Libyan protesters … Continue reading

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Top Oil and Gas Executives Had Major Presence at Bahrain Conference

On Sept. 25-28, top global oil and gas executives flocked to Bahrain for a conference titled, “Shaping the Future: Innovating Beyond Limits.” The Conference started with a keynote address by Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain. … Continue reading

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The One Condition Needed for Peace: the Full Withdrawal of US Troops

[Today we have several picks from CHA director, Kevin Zeese. The first for #AfghanistanTuesday. –Angela, CHA] Peace talks in Afghanistan will never materialize until the United States gives up on its ambitions for long-term military bases in the country. The … Continue reading

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War for Libya’s Oil Part 348

Julian Borger and Terry Macalister write in the Guardian that, “The starting pistol has been fired on bids by Britain and other western powers to secure a slice of the oil prize in Libya when France said it was “fair … Continue reading

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