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Not Just Another Brick In The Geopolitical Wall

By leveraging its ties with non-western powers, BRICS can check US hegemony RAMESH THAKUR Tehelka.com 2014-08-02 , Issue 31 Volume 11 A different worldview BRICS leaders profess a shared vision of inclusive global growth and the rapid socio-economic transformation of their own … Continue reading

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As the Arabs see the Jews

“As the Arabs see the Jews” His Majesty King Abdullah, The American Magazine November, 1947 Summary This fascinating essay, written by King Hussein’s grandfather King Abdullah, appeared in the United States six months before the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. In the … Continue reading

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Thousands of Israelis protest the Gaza war in Tel-Aviv

The Communist Party of Israel Some 7,000 Israelis on Saturday evening protested the war in Gaza under the banner: “No more deaths – Israeli-Palestinian peace, now.” The protest took place in Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. Slogans chanted by the … Continue reading

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Qatar invests in Israeli soccer despite Gaza and war of words with Jerusalem

By James M. Dorsey   Qatar is emerging for the second time in a decade as the only Arab state without a peace treaty and diplomatic relations to have invested in Israel. Qatar’s latest investment in Israeli Palestinian soccer comes … Continue reading

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Battle of the Ceasefires:  Israel, Hamas Struggle for Moral High Ground

By James M. Dorsey Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Synopsis If Israel came close to destroying Hamas in two earlier confrontations in 2008/9 and 2012, it has succeeded in the latest round of fighting to rescue the group from … Continue reading

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UN independent expert calls for boycott of businesses profiting from Israeli settlements

From Avaaz.org <avaaz@avaaz.org> to Shahidul Thank you for taking action to end the violence in Israel and Palestine. Please share the email below with your friends and family and post this link on Facebook and Twitter: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/israel_palestine_this_is_how_it_ends_loc/?ttaZvfb Thanks again for your help, … Continue reading

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