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Syria's Kurds are in a Fine Mess

In order for the US and its corporations to control the resources of the Middle East and the routes needed to get them to market, they partition the people.  643 more words

U.S. Politics Mythology Religion

What caused the decline of the Muslim Civilisation?

The historian and former banker, Benedikt Koehler, in his lecture on ‘Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism’ appears at a loss to explain what happened to the critical inquiry and dynamic underpinning that was the distinctive feature of the Early Islamic zeitgeist ( 6,379 more words

Asia

Saudi State Visit

He’s  been and gone. How can we all have missed it? It’s almost as if news of it has been censored.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia has just finished his State Visit to the UK, and what a wonderful time he has had: lunch with our good Queen at Windsor; no doubt the best chocolate biscuits were on offer. 359 more words

Politics

What You're Not Being Told About the Royal Crisis in Saudi Arabia

http://theantimedia.org/royal-crisis-saudi-arabia

November 7, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Written by Darius Shahtahmasebi

(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) — According to the Washington Post’s Fareed Zakaria, in order to understand how traditionally secular Muslim countries became hubs of radicalization in recent years, you need just one example: Saudi Arabia. 1,085 more words

Saudi monarchy has already lost its war in Yemen: Nasr Allah of Hezbollah has manhandled this obscurantist monarchy of Al Saud "worthless pride"

Saudi monarchy has lost its war in Yemen

Its illusory power purchased in malignant medias and with sectarian alliances:

Hassan Nasr Allah (General Secretary of… 271 more words

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PREVENT, Pre-crime and the Colonial Continuity

The background to this and subsequent blog to be published are the subtle transformations taking place in the context of pre-crime counter-terrorism policies and their interaction with Muslims.   1,627 more words

Current Affairs

The Saudi Islamist conundrum

The vast majority of Islamic terrorism is Sunni. How do the governments in Sunni Muslim societies tackle Islamic jihadism that threatens to overthrow existing Sunni governments which the jihadis label “apostates?” A fascinating example is what happened in Saudi Arabia when what the Saudis would call “Islamic extremist jihadis” took control of the holy mosque in Mecca in 1979. 145 more words

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