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Masoud Barzani: Kurdish independence

‘Al Jazeera‘s Martine Dennis travelled to Erbil, the capital of the Kurds semi-autonomous region in the north of the country – where they have prospered since the removal of Saddam Hussein – to find out whether we are truly witnessing the start of the break-up of Iraq. 204 more words

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Obama Speaks on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

‘President Barack Obama announced new sanctions on Russian companies after he said the Russia had failed to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine (16 July 2014)’.

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The Ukraine Crisis: Rand Corp Memo

On Point with Charlie McGrath – RAND Corp Leaked Memo Spells Out Ukraine Blitzkrieg

‘Charlie McGrath presents activist Gary Hendershot and an overview of leaked RAND Corp memo (11 July 2014)’. 355 more words

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Vice News: Beyond The Headlines, 10-1, 14-6 July 2014

‘The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Spain cracks down on members of one of Italy’s biggest mafias, Ukraine’s military says it’s found a secret rebel base after recapturing Sloviansk, Russia launches the first newly designed rocket since the Soviet era, and a U.S. 569 more words

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Talk to Al Jazeera - Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu: Combating Islamophobia

Last year, the current presidential candidate Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu for Turkey’s opposition CHP (or Republican People’s Party) spoke to Al Jazeera. At the time, Ihsanoglu was still secretary general of the… 42 more words

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Rage Against the Regime, the CIA, NGOs & Colour Revolutions

‘Join Avi Oren and American Empire as we explore the phenomenon referred to by the west as the Color Revolutions that are sweeping the globe. We explore the US/CIA involvement in “spreading democracy” around the world and the negative impact it has on the people’s so desperately wanting change in their home countries. 325 more words

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DW Agenda - Special Global Media Forum edition: Debate with Wikileaks Sarah Harrison

‘Special edition from the Global Media Forum in Bonn: Alongside Deputy Assistant Secretary General for NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division Jamie Shea, Berlin Free University, IT researcher Sandro Gaycken and Egyptian TV producer Ahmed Abbas, Wikileaks Sarah Harrison makes a rare public appearance in a cybersecurity discussion forum (9 July 2014)’.

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