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Palestine Forsaken- US SECRETARY of State John Kerry’s Long Speech

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani on 26, January 2017

US SECRETARY of State John Kerry’s long speech on peace between Israelis and Palestinians offered the wronged party (the Palestinians) little, and is unlikely to win support either in the US or in Israel, to whom it was really addressed. It was a futile effort to defend the US’ abstention on UNSC Resolution 2334, which was adopted on Dec 23, 2016. Both the resolution and Ker

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Anti-racist Jewish Humanitarians Oppose Apartheid Israel & Support UN Security Council Resolution 2334

  1 comments   |     by Dr Gideon Polya on 19, January 2017

The persecution of Jews in Europe that culminated in the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million Jews killed by violence or deprivation) means that anti-racist Jews are inescapably obliged to oppose race-based Apartheid, disempowerment, dispossession, expulsion, ethnic cleansing  and genocide. Accordingly, numerous anti-racist Jews have come out to back UN Security Council  Resolution 2

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US Public Opinion Speaks to Anti-Militarism

  2 comments   |     by James Petras on 03, January 2017

Method A major survey of public opinion, sponsored by the Charles Koch Institute and the Center for the National Interest, conducted by the Survey Sampling International, interviewed a sample of one thousand respondents. The Results:  War or Peace More than half of the American public oppose any increase is the US military role overseas while only 2

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The Voice of the Third World - The Room Went Silent at the UN

  0 comments   |     by Vijay Prashad on 02, January 2017

Fidel Castro was the mirror of Africa, Asia and Latin America’s aspirations The room went silent at the UN’s 2001 World Conference Against Racism when Fidel Castro entered. He took the podium and firmly denunciated not only racism, but

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Berlin attack and Media bias

  1 comments   |     by Majid Khan on 29, December 2016

Berlin attack and Media bias  Majid Khan In April 19, 1995, in bombing at Oklahoma City 169 people were killed. After few hours of this brutal act of terrorism, journalists, law enforcement and government officials, reported "Arabic-looking men in jogging suits [were] running from the scene." Without cred

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No Pak Role in Fomenting Trouble in Afghanistan: Petraeus

  0 comments   |     by The News International on 16, December 2016

Former US military commander Gen (R) David Petraeus has said that during his long association with his Pakistani counterparts and interaction with ISI as head of CIA, he could never find a convincing piece of evidence which supported the alleged double game by ISI or its explicit support to elements associated with terrorism. This statement was given by the general while answering a que

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Kashmir: An Impasse in Collective Conscience

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube on 14, December 2016

One more uprising in the Kashmir valley, one more scenario where people suddenly realize the gravity of the issue is here. The political ferment is ubiquitous, the ham handed approach of the State is self evident and the multiple local stakeholders have found themselves in a state of profound chaos and bewilderment. The lack of a genuine platform for a robust, feasible discussion and debate is

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LIFE ON EARTH IS DYING.THOUSANDS OF SPECIES CEASE TO EXIST

  0 comments   |     by Robert J Burrows on 12, December 2016

Life on Earth is Dying. Thousands of Species Cease to Exist By Robert J. Burrowes On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will cease to exist. Tomorrow, another 200 s

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Come China Come: Let’s Have The Dragon-Lion Dance!

  0 comments   |     by Nilantha Ilangamuwa on 12, December 2016

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Picking a War with China

  0 comments   |     by John Pilger on 12, December 2016

Picking a War with China By John Pilger As Official Washington obsesses about Russia, the Obama administration is mounting a similar strategy against China, surrounding it and then accusing it of “aggression,” as John Pilger explains. When I first went to Hiroshima in 1967, the shadow on the steps was still

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