Muslim Brotherhood are Western Proxies
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Joins US-Euro-Israeli Chorus for War in Syria.
US Retains Plans for Military Option in Syria
Clinton blamed Russia for contributing to potential civil war, even as Washington aids rebel militias
Engineering Consent For An Attack On Syria
Truth behind BBC’s vicious tactic
Syria to place blame for Houla massacre
Syria will soon complete its official investigation into last week’s massacre in Houla, the country’s U.N. ambassador said Wednesday.
Syria rebels say they’re preparing for war
The opposition fighters have lost faith in Kofi Annan’s peace plan and are using the time to rearm for a bigger conflict when the cease-fire is declared dead.
Syria cooperating with UN: Annan
Damascus: United Nations (UN) envoy Kofi Annan said Syrian regime was cooperating with the international observers.
The Secret Kill List
The leader of the government regularly sits down with his senior generals and spies and advisers and reviews a list of the people they want him to authorize their agents to kill
Obama’s Kill List and the End of the Post-9/11 World
The big story on the front page of The New York Times today about the decision-making process involved in putting together the White House “kill list”
America’s murderous drone campaign is fuelling terror
Obama’s escalation of a war that’s already caused thousands of deaths will only destabilise his own allies and bolster al-Qaida
“Militants”: Media Propaganda
To avoid counting civilian deaths, Obama re-defined “militant” to mean “all military-age males in a strike zone”
Iran official: Fallout from western military action in Syria will bury Israel
Iranian Parliamentary Speaker and top aide to Supreme Leader Khamenei says Syrian crisis is not similar to situation in Libya, warning West of their ‘dangerous game.’
Iran: ‘Flame’ virus fight began with oil attack
Computer technicians battling to contain a complex virus last month resorted to the ultimate firewall measures — cutting off Internet links to Iran’s Oil Ministry, rigs and the hub for nearly all the country’s crude exports.
Ahmadinejad says doesn’t expect ‘miracles’ in upcoming round of nuclear talks
Iranian President says Tehran has ‘good proposals’ to make, but would only announce them when the time was right.
Pakistan Denies Re-Entry of US Troops
Islamabad would want to avoid being seen as giving into America, which is a hated entity in Pakistan
How the Afghan war ends
The recent NATO summit in Chicago was mostly about how to get NATO troops out of Afghanistan without causing too much embarrassment to the Western governments that sent them, and a little bit about how to ensure that the Taliban don’t take over again once Western troops leave.
‘Bin Laden doctor’ jailed for militant link, says court
A Pakistani doctor was jailed last week for alleged links to a banned militant group – not for helping the CIA to track down Osama Bin Laden, the text of the trial court’s judgement shows
UN official: Israel slow to relax Gaza blockade
A U.N. official responsible for Palestinian refugees says Israel has been too slow to relax its blockade of Gaza, which has obliterated the isolated economy while failing to achieve its security goals.
Leading Bahrain activist Zainab al-Khawaja released
A pro-democracy activist in Bahrain who was arrested last month after staging a lone protest on a main road has been released from jail after paying a fine.
African Union to take Mali to U.N. Security Council: source
The African Union plans to refer the situation in Mali to the United Nations Security Council so that it can create a framework for tackling the worsening crisis there, a diplomatic source close to the AU president said on Wednesday.
John Pilger: Why the Assange Case Is Important
On 30 May, Britain’s Supreme Court turned down the final appeal of Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden. In an unprecedented move, the court gave the defense team of the WikiLeaks editor permission to “re-apply” to the court in two weeks’ time.
Bradley Manning, America’s martyr for open government
The alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower, detained and abused for two years in prison, now on secret trial, defends all our freedoms
Obama set to arm Italy’s drones in milestone move
President Barack Obama’s administration appears set to notify the U.S. Congress of plans to arm a fleet of Italian MQ-9 Reaper drones, a step that may spur a wider spread of remotely piloted hunter-killer aircraft.
Obama the Warrior
A new NYT article sheds considerable light on the character of the Democratic Commander-in-Chief
Appeals court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act
A federal appeals court on Thursday found a law that denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples unconstitutional, in a case with implications for gay marriages across the United States.