Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: .jadaliyya, December 14, 2012
Our enemies did not cross our borders
They crept through our weakness like ants.
-- Nizar Qabbani, “Footnotes to the Book of Setback”
(Hawamesh ‘ala Daftar al-Naksah), 1967.
Newsclick Production, December 12, 2012
Professor Aijaz Ahmad discusses with NewsClick on the unfolding events in Egypt. He feels President Morsi has overplayed his hand. The move at putting his decisions above the reach of judicial review smacks of dictatorship. Prof. Ahmad apprehends that if the current events continue for long, there is a danger of military intervention, probably with the collusion of Muslim Brotherhood
Newsclick Report, December 12, 2012
Regime change in Syria, always on the agenda of imperialist and divisive forces in West Asia, is now accelerating.
Newsclick, November 6, 2012
On Sunday evening, November 4th, about 60 friends of Palestine – theatre persons, writers, artists, film makers, academics, students and activists -- gathered outside Delhi’s Siri Fort auditorium, the venue for the Israeli state-sponsored performance by The Cameri Theatre.
Chandra Muzaffar, Courtesy: JUST, November 1, 2012
Once again, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur for the Palestinian Territories, Professor Richard Falk, has shown tremendous courage and integrity in calling for the boycott of major Multi-National Corporations (MNCs) that have dealings with Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem “until they adhere to international rights, standards and practices.”
Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: Asia Times, October 6, 2012
Death has escaped from Syria.
Ali Mushaima, Courtesy: Al Akhbar, September 28, 2012
“If you need something done, then do it yourself.” This saying best describes what many of the oppressed and downtrodden are doing in the region by rising up against their repressive regimes.
Vijay Prashad, Courtesy: Asia Times, September 26, 2012
"How would you cry when the spears of the enemies are broken on your waist?
Jen Marlowe, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, September 19,2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was unequivocal in her condemnation. “We have confronted the Russians about stopping their continued arms shipments to Syria,” she said in remarks earlier this year. “
Ahmad Shokr and Anjali Kamat, Courtesy: Jadaliyya, September 17, 2012
It is too early to know the definitive story of what led to Tuesday’s protests at the US embassy in Cairo and the brazen attack on the US consulate in Benghazi later that night that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.