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Why civil resistance works

Why Civil Resistance Works
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
17 February 2014

I’ve been reviewing books for over eight years and feel I’ve just finished one of the most important books I’ve ever read. 776 more words

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Another nail in the coffin of the case for Libyan ‘intervention’

Another nail in the coffin of the case for Libyan ‘intervention’
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
23 February 2015

Though the British press have chosen to ignore it, a recent report in the Washington Times newspaper is the latest nail in the coffin that is the mainstream narrative of the 2011 NATO intervention in Libya. 713 more words

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Unpublished letter to the Guardian about the Guardian being "free to pursue the facts"

I sent this to the Guardian a few days ago. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it hasn’t been published…

Dear Sir/Madam

If, as Jonathan Freedland writes, the Guardian’s ownership model means it “is free to pursue the facts”, why did he choose to use the callous description of “when violence resumed in Gaza” when referring to Israel’s summer 2014 slaughter of over 2,000 Palestinians, including approximately 500 children, on a recent episode of BBC Question Time? 193 more words

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“Why do they hate us?” Nothing to do with Western foreign policy, apparently

“Why do they hate us?” Nothing to do with Western foreign policy, apparently
by Ian Sinclair
14 February 2015

‘…police found a letter in Ziamani’s jeans addressed to his “beloved parents”, saying he was a changed person. 1,435 more words

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Guardian letter highlighting the brutality of the Islamic State - and US and UK foreign policy

Here is my letter responding to the recent Guardian report that noted the video showing the burning alive of a prisoner shows “a level of brutality shocking even by the standards” of Islamic State: 109 more words

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Book review: An Intimate War. An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict by Mike Martin

Book review: An Intimate War. An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict by Mike Martin
by Ian Sinclair
Peace News
January 2015

Last year it was reported the Ministry of Defence (MoD) had tried to stop the publication of… 408 more words

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Western support for extremists will lead to more terrorist attacks

Western support for extremists will lead to more terrorist attacks
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
28 January 2015

Is it safe to come out yet? Can we begin the rational, reasoned debate about the Paris terrorist attacks that is so desperately needed? 765 more words

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