Video: Back to the future in Mali: French neo-colonialism looms over Africa?

25 January 2013 — RT

Malians hoping French troops have arrived to save them from Islamists may see other objectives revealed. France views Mali as a promising source of uranium and oil, and part of a geopolitical game, say observers. Middle-East access and pushing China out of the African market are apparently in French sights.

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Sanctions Not Really Hurting Ordinary Iranians, Says Anonymous U.S. Official By Peter Hart

Pharmacy in Iran

Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP

22 January 2013 — FAIR Blog

We’ve talked so often about the practice of granting anonymity to U.S. officials that it’s hard to be surprised by it. Nonetheless, I was surprised to be reassured in the Washington Post (1/20/13) that the U.S.-led sanctions on Iran aren’t really harming ordinary Iranians–based on the word of an anonymous U.S. official. Continue reading

US-NATO “Economic Terrorism”: The Collapse of Syria’s Industry and Agriculture By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

25 January, 2013 — Global Research

The Syrian economy is being hit by the combined impacts of the US-NATO sponsored terrorist attacks and the economic sanctions regime.  The ultimate objective of the USNATO covert war on Syria is the destabilization of the Syria economy and the destruction of Syria as a nation state.

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ICH 24 January 2013: List of Children Killed by US (Drone Strikes) in Yemen and Pakistan

24 January 2013 — Information Clearing House

Don’t Believe the (Liberal Zionist) Hype:

Israel’s Elections Ratified the Apartheid Status Quo

By Alex Kane

The liberal American Zionists are utterly delusional, grasping at any straw to try and convince the world that there is a possibility for a two-state solution and that Israel can make peace.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 24 January 2013: A Vote against Common Sense

24 January 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Abbas To Invite Newly Elected Israeli MK’s To Ramallah
IMEMC – Israel daily, Yedioth Aharonoth, reported that Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, intends to officially invite newly elected Israeli members of Knesset (MK) from leftist and centrist parties to visit him in Ramallah. …

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