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When is "anti-Semitism" NOT anti-Semitism?

The program on Baltimore’s WYPR caught my attention because it was focused on a discussion about anti-Semitism with Ira Forman, a distinguished visiting professor at Georgetown University and senior fellow at the University’s Center for Jewish Civilization. 366 more words

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Iranian Banks Slowly Reconnect to the World

Bijan Khajehpour is an economist and a managing partner at Atieh International, a Vienna-based international strategic consulting firm.

A recent string of “financing agreements” that various governments and international banks have signed with Iran indicates that Tehran is finding solutions to leave behind the bottlenecks in financing its international projects. 1,149 more words

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The Trump Challenge to the JCPOA

S. Samuel C. Rajiv is Associate Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.

October 24, 2017

US President Donald Trump announced a  1,360 more words

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Clinton vs. Assange: Hiding the Truth with the Help of Media

Australian journalist John Pilger has been bravely denouncing the “side effects” of Western foreign policies for many decades. In the following article, he offers a striking example of how a (very) partisan interview can intentionally manipulate the truth in order to back a narrative based more on fairy tales than on real facts… 725 more words

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The rubble in Raqqa reminds us of our military might. But what’s next?

The Islamic State has been pushed out of Raqqa by the power of the American military. With a destructed city and countless civilians left in disarray, we must question how the US plans to move forward with this issue, if at all. 8 more words

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The Syrian crisis is entering a new and dangerous phase

Since it began in 2011, the Syrian crisis has been constantly evolving with new opposition groups and foreign countries entering with different priorities. Now, Charles Lister sees the international community surrendering in the face of this brutal conflict. Find his piece here!

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