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Taliban issues Joe Biden ultimatum over Afghan airspace

  0 comments   |     by James Lee

The group's chief spokesman accused Washington of violating a peace deal that was signed between the USA and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar in February 2020. In his warning, Mr Mujahid said: "We call on countries, especially the United States, to treat Afghanistan in light of international rights, laws and commitments... in order to prevent any negative consequences

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Similarities between occupation of Kashmir and Palestine

  0 comments   |     by Ken Stone

The problems of Kashmir and Palestine both date back to 1947. While Palestine is well known globally, Kashmir is virtually an unknown entity. Ken Stone of the Canadian Peace Alliance thinks it ought to be brought into mainstream. I have had the pleasure on more than one occasion of speaking alongside my colleagues in the Canadian

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Pak-Saudi relations—a timely reset

  0 comments   |     by Taj M Khattak

Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have enjoyed very close and cordial relations with each other since the creation of Pakistan. Both countries have strongly supported each other in times of need. KSA’s support to Pakistan during the 1965 and 1971 wars with India deserves special mention, as the country’s morale was low after loss of its east

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Israeli Politics Break Through a Glass Ceiling

  0 comments   |     by MK Bhadrakumar

The new coalition's chances of taking power from Netanyahu hinge on the support of a conservative Arab party Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his last-minute legal challenge to stall the formation of a g

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Antisemitism’s Misdirection: Who Gets Hurt?

  0 comments   |     by Ira Glunts

Unfounded or unconfirmed charges of antisemitism made by US pro-Israel organizations which are then parroted by the pro-Zionist US mainstream press, always increase when Israeli actions become so hideous they shame even some of its most dedicated supporters. With the latest Israeli shelling of Gaza, its evictions of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood i

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Zionist Barbarism and its Western Enablers

  0 comments   |     by Ayman Ahmed

In its relentless bombardment of Gaza, Zionist Israel confirmed, yet again, its barbaric nature. What entity would blow up apartment buildings killing hundreds of civilians, half of them women and children? Its US-supplied planes, artillery and missiles bombed Gaza’s sole power plant severely cutting power supply not only t

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A Brief History of Israeli Interventionism in Lebanon

  0 comments   |     by Yanis Iqbal

Israel has a long-standing interest in Lebanon. These interests have periodically manifested themselves in bloody attacks against the small Arab state. Two important sources on the Zionist plans for Lebanon are the diary of Moshe Sharett, who was the Prime Minster of Israel in 1954-1955 and who was considered a “soft Zionist”, and Livia Rokach’s&nb

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Evaluating the state of nuclear danger in southern asia

  0 comments   |     by Michael Krepon

The state of nuclear danger in Southern Asia, as elsewhere, depends fundamentally on the state of political relations between rivals. Rivals can and do cooperate as well as compete with each other. In an oversimplified way, we can measure the degree of competition and cooperation along two axes. One axis measures the steps taken to s

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All criticism of Israel is ‘antisemitic’

  0 comments   |     by Jonathan Cook

Harsh penalties are needed to stop Israel annexing Palestinian territory. But western states are outlawing even peaceful boycotts  It is tempting to dismiss last week’s statements by Mik

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How Iranian nuclear scientist was murdered

  0 comments   |     by News Agencies

Assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist 'involved 62 operatives November 29, 2020 "Information Clearing House" - Remarkable detail of the plot to kill an Iranian nuclear scientist emerged on Saturday, a day after the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh reverberated around the wor

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