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Why ISIL won’t be defeated – John Mearsheimer Interview with Aljazeera-English

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In late August 2006, John Mearsheimer and Steve Walt published a book called ‘The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy’, ever since life, says Mearsheimer, has been fundamentally altered.

“If you criticise Israel or criticise the lobby, you pay a significant price and most people are unwilling to pay this price,” Mearsheimer told Al Jazeera.

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Falsely Accused Muslim Doctor Has A Brilliant Response To American Bigotry – ColinTaylor/OccupyDemocrats.com

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It is critically important for us to recognize that the dangerous anti-Muslim rhetoric that is being forcibly interjected into social discourse by Donald Trump and other far-right wing conservatives has extremely disturbing consequences and represents a virulent threat to public safety – specifically, to the safety of Muslim-Americans and other groups often mistaken for Muslims, like Sikhs. It leads to suspicion and fosters prejudice, turning our greatest assets into enemies.

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Tear Drop: “A Gift From the People of Russia to the USA”. Why were we not told about Tear Drop? – Michael Aydinian/GMMuk.COM

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 I got to admit – I didn’t even know this memorial existed. However, it took me two seconds to realise why – it received zero publicity. Now why do you suppose that? Why hasn’t the media expressed their gratitude? Name me another country that’s done more? This is a stunning memorial which pales into insignificance whatever the real terrorist gangsters are trying to do at ground zero. The very thought of Larry Silverstein & Frank Lowy having anything to do with the memorial for 9/11 victims is positively gut-wrenching!

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Line In The Sand

by Taxi

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For the past six months, I have written several analysis articles that have pretty much predicted what’s going on right now in the wider middle east.  No point in me repeating myself and boring, above all, myself.  Currently, there are no fresh stories or new angles to write about.  I know that Thierry Meyssan and The Saker have been talking about the northwestern corner of Syria being given to the Kurds by UK, France, USA and Germany as the next big thing, but I wholly disagree with this premise.  Yes for sure, under the fake guise of “fighting terrorism”, members of the Axis of Evil would very much like this breakup of Syria to happen, but Russia would categorically never allow for the division of Syria, especially by NATO countries.  Russia sees the Kurd for what they are: as Western and NATO allies.  Russia sees no difference  between NATO installing missile shields at its doorstep in Poland and NATO carving out Kurdish territory at Syria’s expense.  Both affect Russian security and hegemony.

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