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The Big Picture: Conversation with Phil Donahue

‘In tonight’s special hour-long ‘Conversations with Great Minds’ Thom talks with legendary Talk Show Host Phil Donahue, Co-Director of the film Body of War (18 November 2014)’.

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IS Beheadings: Catherine Shakdam

(16 November 2014)

‘For the past 7 years Catherine Shakdam worked as a political risk analyst for Wikistrat – a geostrategic analysis firm – and commentator for the Middle East with a special focus on Yemen. 35 more words

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Abdullah Öcalan ve Özgürlük Yolları: HDP & PKK

‘Halkların Demokratik Partisi (HDP) Eş Genel Başkanı Figen Yüksekdağ, özgürleşme yolunda ilerlediklerini ve mesafenin kısaldığını söyledi. Kendileri açısından artık zaferin dilinin konuştuğunu ifade eden Yüksekdağ, “Bütün bir toplumu özgürleştirirken bu toplumsal davanın lideri olan sayın Abdullah Öcalan’ı özgürleştirecek yolu da açıyoruz.” dedi (17 Kasım 2014). 104 more words

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Send Blair to The Hague

(11 November 2014) 

The ever-voluble MP George Galloway is at it again, Kickstarting his movie on Tony Blair, the true heir and successor of Margaret Thatcher and predecessor of Cameron (Gordon Brown was but a forgotten footnote in the middle).

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Donetsk: An American Glance

‘RTD and Miguel Francis Santiago, the author of Crimea for Dummies, go to Donetsk where the bloody conflict between the Ukrainian army and the anti-government forces is in full swing. 24 more words

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CIA to Train more Assad Opponents: Training Terrorists???

‘Officials say the move is aimed at accelerating covert US support to militant groups, while the Pentagon is preparing to establish its own training bases. The prospect of expanding the CIA program was discussed at a meeting of senior national security officials at the White House last week. 566 more words

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G20 in Brisbane: Much Ado About Nothing or What???

‘The summit in Brisbane will focus on boosting world growth, fireproofing the global banking system and closing tax loopholes for giant multi-nationals. But the summit has its own protesters who slam the G-20 leaders for remaining indifferent towards the growing inequality in the world. 297 more words

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