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May 2011

Who Is the Hegemon in North Africa, the U.S. or France?

May 30, 2011 // Nanfang Daily - China - Chinese

In the strategic game of silkworms swallowing the red bean cake of Libya, France, bombing Libya so energetically that it once ran out of bombs, is not necessarily the winner. It’s possible that the low-profile U.S. is the final winner in this military operation. Gadhafi’s legal government didn’t fall and Gadhafi [Read more]

Obama and Our Rights

May 30, 2011 // Kitabat - Iraq - Arabic

No U.S. president ever dared to refer publicly to the borders of June 4, 1967 to establish a Palestinian state, as Obama did in his recent speech delivered to the Middle East last week. Former president Clinton had guaranteed these borders within the Camp David II negotiations, but did not announce them. [Read more]

Attention! Barack Hussein Obama Is Pro-Israel

May 30, 2011 // Veja - Brazil - Portuguese

It didn't last long. A handful of days after the execution in Pakistan of Osama bin Laden by American Special Forces (a triumph for Obama’s government), some returned to stressing the middle name of the American president. He is a "Hussein"; at his core he is not very pro-American; he is anti-Israel and much more [Read more]

Sanctuaries & Safe Havens

May 30, 2011 // Dawn - Pakistan

The US inspection of Osama bin Laden’s last abode in Abbottabad has yet again raised the question our policymakers have avoided taking a position on: do criminals and terrorists operate from our soil?

Obama Speech

May 30, 2011 // Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt

Two years ago, President Barack Obama came to Cairo University to speak of a new beginning, of a time when the grievances accumulated through the pro- Israeli policies of George W Bush would be rectified. Two years on, little has happened.

Washington vs. Washington

May 30, 2011 // Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt

It is neocolonialism in the Arab word that has created the conditions that precipitated the mass demonstrations. It brings "security", but for dictators facilitating the neocolonialist mission at the expense of citizens, who find little security. Mubarak was the quintessential leader-servant of colonialist Israel and the neocolonialist US.

Afghan Killings

May 30, 2011 // Arab News - Saudi Arabia

For the United States and its NATO allies, the killing of 52 Afghan civilians, at least 12 of them young children and two women, Saturday night in another airstrike is merely another statistic in the “war on terror.”
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