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Zeitgeistworld essay: Conspiracies and clit selfies

(The editor-in-chief of Zeitgeistworld, Paisley Dalton (left), w/ Amanda Lepore.)
Fred talked during the open mike as I sat like a pissed cat waiting for our table to explode. 999 more words

The Consequences of Pulling out of the Middle East

The Middle East is a very confusing place with complex political, religious, cultural, and boundary disputes.  It is this very complex multidimensional aspect that is so difficult for anyone to understand making peace so problematic for the U.S. 679 more words

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USA hindering Iraq's fight against ISIL terrorists

U.S. Role In Iraq Endangers Anti-Islamic State Fight

Some 4,000 Iraqi army troops and some 25,000 Shia militia have surrounded Tikrit in Iraq. There are  few civilians left in the city but some 1,000 Islamic State fighters have barricaded themselves inside and digging them out would be a very bloody and costly affair. 675 more words

USA

Yemen and Israel’s Future Vision of the Middle East

By Wayne Madsen

Beginning in 1982 with the Yinon Plan, a proposed Israeli future for a Middle East based on a series of failed Arab states divided into warring smaller fiefdoms, and maturing in the 1990s with Binyamin Netanyahu’s commissioned policy paper called «A Clean Break,» which foresaw scrapping the entire peace process with the Palestinians, Netanyahu enters his fourth term as prime minister in command of an Israel that has scrapped a Palestinian state and which has provided assistance to the Salafist/Saudi axis in support of the Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and other radical jihadist groups. 1,318 more words

USA

January 2015: Yemen's domestic politics unravel, spurring public protest and domestic unrest.

Yemen’s political turmoil continued to worsen throughout January, moving rapidly from violence, kidnap and hostage situations through to power-sharing agreements and Presidential resignation. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sana’a, Ibb and Taez on 10 January forming the new ‘rejection movement'; demanding the resignation of western-backed President Mansur Hadi and the end of the city’s Houthi occupation. 336 more words

Opinion

Al-Assad: Ready to Host Russian Base, Dialogue with US Based on Syria’s Sovereignty

Local Editor

27-03-2015 | 10:32

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said expressed his country’s readiness to host a Russian naval base on its territory.


“The West is using the same tactic in Syria as it is in Ukraine, aiming to weaken Russia by creating puppet states around it,” he said. 649 more words

USA

Somali troops end Al-Shabab hotel siege; at least 24 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an… 560 more words

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