Prabir Purkayastha, May 2, 2013
Syria using chemical weapons and crossing of a “red line” painted by Obama is now being used to justify possible military intervention, or if not, at least direct weapons supplies to the Syrian rebels.
Obama’s Scramble for Africa Secret Wars, Secret Bases, and the Pentagon’s “New Spice Route” in Africa
Nick Turse, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, July 13, 2012
They call it the New Spice Route, an homage to the medieval trade network that connected Europe, Africa, and Asia, even if today’s “spice road” has nothing to do with cinnamon, cloves, or silks. Instead, it’s a superpower’s superhighway, on which trucks and ships shuttle fuel, food, and military equipment through a growing maritime and ground transportation infrastructure to a network of supply depots, tiny camps, and airfields meant to service a fast-growing U.S.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, July 7, 2012
The Syrian crisis continues to grow worse, with Hilary Clinton now threatening Russia and China of “paying a price” if they continue to “support” Bashar al Assad
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, June 1, 2012
Courtesy: Sharmine Narwani , Al Akhbar English, 11 May, 2012
Seema Mustafa, Newsclick, April 26, 2012
Seema Mustafa, who has just returned from Syria, reports on the increased presence of al Qaeda is Syria and its alliance on the ground with the armed opposition groups.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, May 6, 2011
Osama – dead or live was the slogan of successive US Presidents.
Ahmed al-Badrani and Ali al-Mashhadani, Reuters, 11 October 2009
bombs killed at least 16 people and wounded scores more Sunday in Ramadi, capital of Iraq's western Anbar province, officials said, in the latest in a string of attacks in the vast desert region.