President Issias Aferwerki Vs. Al Jazeera; February 2010 By Thomas C Mountain

5 December 2018 — Counter Currents

This transcript is from an interview done by Eritrean President Issias Aferwerki and Al Jazeera “journalist” Jane Dutton in February 2010, shortly after the UNSC passed punitive sanctions against Eritrea based on what has now been proven to be fabrications. The sanctions are now history and this interview stands as an example for aspiring journalists of just how low their seniors will stoop. Every one of the charges levelled by Ms. Dutton against Issias were fake, yet this racist white South African woman continued to insult Africa’s leading statesman for the entire interview. Would she even have considered treating a white European leader the same way, to rudely insult and sling falsehoods and fantasy at such a prominent and respected African leader as Issias Aferwerki? See for yourself…

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Watch the film the Israel lobby didn’t want you to see

2 November 2018 — The Electronic Intifada

The Electronic Intifada has obtained a complete copy of The Lobby – USA, a four-part undercover investigation by Al Jazeera into Israel’s covert influence campaign in the United States.

It is today publishing the first two episodes. The Paris-based Orient XXI has published the same episodes with French subtitles.

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Censored film reveals The Israel Project’s secret Facebook campaign By Ali Abunimah and Asa Winstanley

13 September 2018 — The Electronic Intifada

The Israel Project, a major advocacy group based in Washington, is running a secret influence campaign on Facebook.

This is revealed in The Lobby – USA, an undercover Al Jazeera documentary that has never been broadcast due to censorship by Qatar following pressure from pro-Israel organizations.

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Washington Islamist strategy in crisis as Morsi toppled by F. William Engdahl

5 July 2013 — Voltaire Network

The swift action by Egypt’s military to arrest Mohamed Morsi and key leaders of his Muslim Brotherhood organization on July 3 marks a major setback for Washington’s “Arab Spring strategy of using political Islam to spread chaos from China through Russia across the energy-rich Middle East. Continue reading

The Abdication of the Emir of Qatar Due to the Collapse of Anti-Syrian Forces By Dmitry MININ

30 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

On 25 June, following «consultations with his closest relatives and leading members of society», the ruling Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, announced his abdication in favour of his son, 33-year old Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Local analysts believe that the decision is a result of gathering problems with the policy the emirate has been carrying out over the last 3-4 years, especially regarding the Syria issue. The Emir does have problems with his health (he had a kidney transplant in 1997 and needs constant dialysis), but he is perfectly competent and his state of health has nothing to do with his departure.

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Media Lens: Gaza Blitz – Turmoil And Tragicomedy At The BBC By David Cromwell and David Edwards

16 November, 2012Media Lens

BBC News is in turmoil. Having last year dropped a report on claims of sexual abuse against the late DJ and television presenter Jimmy Savile, the flagship Newsnight programme this month wrongly implicated Tory peer Lord McAlpine in child abuse. As a result, after just 54 days in his job, the BBC director-general, George Entwistle, ‘stepped down’ on November 10. The BBC’s head of news, Helen Boaden, and her deputy, Stephen Mitchell, were then also ‘asked’ to ‘step aside’. Peter Rippon, the Newsnight editor responsible for the Savile decision, had already ‘stepped aside’.

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Interview: Ali Abunimah on the situation in Gaza

14 November 2012 Al Jazeera

Israeli air strikes have continued into the night in Gaza, after a missile killed the military commander of Hamas, Ahmed Jabari.

Dozens of rockets have been fired back into southern Israel following the strike. One has hit a shopping centre in a major Israeli city. At least eight people have been reported killed in Gaza so far – including three civilians. Residential buildings are among those destroyed. Continue reading

The British Siege of the Ecuadorian Embassy: Déjà Vu: Anglo-American disregard for International Law by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

23 August, 2012 — Global Research – Strategic Culture Foundation – 2012-08-22

When Iranian student activists occupied the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979 as a result of the Iranian Revolution, the US and Britain condemned the Iranian provisional government of Prime Minister Bazargan even though it was not responsible. The US, UK, and their allies ranted and raved about the sanctity of foreign diplomatic missions, calling the activists “terrorists” and “anarchists.” Continue reading