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Lessons That Hollande Failed To Learn From W. Bush’s Plunders

By Ramzy Baroud 23 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org Francois Hollande is not a popular president. No matter how hard the ‘socialist’ leader tries to impress, there never seems to be a no solid constituency that backs him. He attempted to mask his initial lack of experience in foreign affairs with a …

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Close Guantánamo

By Dr. Ludwig Watzal 26 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org 13 years of torture and lawlessness at Guantánamo should be enough for the self-proclaimed flagship democracy. This military camp has made a mockery of the US jurisdiction, which has lost its credibility. For the rest of the world, American democracy is no …

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Western Hypocrisy

  Americans and other westerners ignore atrocities committed by their own governments because government officials and the media have a narrow definition of terrorism, said Noam Chomsky. To demonstrate, the linguist and political scientist compared two reports by the New York Times’ veteran correspondent Steven Erlanger — one following the Paris attacks …

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A Glum and Gloomy Day in Rabi al Awwal

  BY Maulana Khalid Dhorat   January 14, 2015 will go down in history as the day the West, especially the French, signed their own death sentence. And they did it in style too. They did it by first organizing a 4 million people march the weekend before – probably …

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Charlie Hebdo is sadism, not satire

Norman Finkelstein: Charlie Hebdo is sadism, not satire Mustafa Caglayan – Anadolu Agency | 28 Rabi ul Awwal 1436/20 January 2015 In Nazi Germany, there was an anti-Semitic weekly newspaper called Der Stürmer. Run by Julius Streicher, it was notorious for being one of the most virulent advocates of the persecution of Jews during the …

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Paris Charlie: The “Shock Doctrine” par Excellence

By Peter Koenig Global Research, January 16, 2015 Url of this article: http://www.globalresearch.ca/paris-charlie-the-shock-doctrine-par-excellence/5424960   On 12 January the French Parliament approved with almost unanimity – with one abstention only – the budget for France’s continuous and enlarged involvement in the new war on Iraq, a new war engagement led by …

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Using free speech as a cloak for anti-Muslim bigotry

  By Haroon Siddiqui Toronto Star, January 14, 2015   There can never be any justification for murdering provocateurs or innocents. Take down their killers, if we must. Or round up the accomplices and throw the book at them.   That’s a statement of the obvious after the Charlie Hebdo …

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Charlie Hebdo Attack – An Islamic Perspective

  Moulana Yusuf Patel (Secretary-General of the United Ulama Council of South Africa)   All praise is due to Allah and may His choicest salutations continue to descend upon our Master and Leader Mohammed Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam.   Respected Brothers and Sisters in Islam   “O You who Believe! …

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An assignment about Guantanamo Bay led me to Islam

Ebrahim Moosa – Cii News | 16 Safar 1436/09 December 2014 Allah SWT truly works his wonders in marvelous ways. In the same week that we reported on the phenomenon of numerous guards at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Centre reverting to Islam due to their interactions with Muslim detainees there, a remarkable story …

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