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Tom Hurndall: a remarkable man's photographs of the Middle East

Tom Hurndall: a remarkable man's photographs of the Middle East | Global politics | Scoop.it
Peace activist Tom Hurndall died at 22 after being shot by an Israeli sniper. His images and articles, that grew in intensity as his journey became more difficult, are published in a new book, writes Sean O'Hagan
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Syrian Asylum Seeker Linked to Mass Killing Is Arrested in Sweden - NYTimes.com

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  Hillary Finally Admits Her Funders Get What They Pay For   :  Information Clearing House - ICH

  Hillary Finally Admits Her Funders Get What They Pay For   :  Information Clearing House - ICH | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Saudi prince slams Obama's 'free riders' comment | Gulf Business

Saudi prince slams Obama's 'free riders' comment | Gulf Business | Global politics | Scoop.it
Prince Turki Al Faisal criticised the President of the United States as
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Naomi Klein: How Clinton Failed the Climate Megaphone Test

Naomi Klein: How Clinton Failed the Climate Megaphone Test | Global politics | Scoop.it
Naomi Klein, the Canadian social justice activist and best-selling author, declared in a new interview that, when it comes to climate, she does not trust Hillary Clinton.In an interview preview aired Tuesday, Klein argues that Clinton's corporate ties make her a "vulnerable" candidate for the presidency and that Democratic rival Bernie Sanders is a "significantly better candidate."
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'Elimination Tuesday'? Donald Trump Stands to Sweep Four of Five States

'Elimination Tuesday'? Donald Trump Stands to Sweep Four of Five States | Global politics | Scoop.it
This post may be updated.Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands to cement his aura of inevitability if he does what pollsters are predicting and sweeps four of five primary contests on what some pundits are calling "Elimination Tuesday."
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   The Mexicanization of the United States

By Chris Hedges -  :  Information Clearing House - ICH

   The Mexicanization of the United States<br/><br/>By Chris Hedges -  :  Information Clearing House - ICH | Global politics | Scoop.it
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   Exposing the Libyan Agenda: A Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails  :  Information Clearing House - ICH

   Exposing the Libyan Agenda: A Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails  :  Information Clearing House - ICH | Global politics | Scoop.it
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The Secretary of State’s victory lap was indeed premature, if what we’re talking about is the officially stated goal of humanitarian intervention. But her newly-released emails reveal another agenda behind the Libyan war; and this one, it seems, was achieved
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Kerry sought missile strikes to force Syria's Assad to step down

Kerry sought missile strikes to force Syria's Assad to step down | Global politics | Scoop.it
Kerry sought missile strikes to force Syria's Assad to step down
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Ukrainian Truckers Unite With Russian Drivers Against Radicals (Video)

Ukrainian Truckers Unite With Russian Drivers Against Radicals (Video) | Global politics | Scoop.it
Subtitles by Julia Rakhmetova
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Both Russian and Ukrainian truckers lose income due to these actions taken by Ukrainian ‘patriots’, which is why we saw class solidarity expressed in this manner for the first time in post-Maidan Ukraine. As soon as the ‘freedom’ nationalists unblocked the Russian trucks, the Ukrainian truckers called off their action.
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Prodigal Chechen ISIS Terrorists Come to Their Senses and Return Home (Video)

Prodigal Chechen ISIS Terrorists Come to Their Senses and Return Home (Video) | Global politics | Scoop.it
Some of the men in this video were lured by ISIS propaganda, others couldn’t stop fighting after the end of the Chechen War. Anyway, they went to fight in Syria.
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Let's Be Honest - Stalin Was Less of a Criminal Than Churchill, Truman, and LBJ

Let's Be Honest - Stalin Was Less of a Criminal Than Churchill, Truman, and LBJ | Global politics | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in The Greanville Post, of which the author is the founder and editor.  He submitted this comment to Russia Insider for republishingWe have long maintained that the truth about the USSR, in general, and particularly the Stalin period, has long been the object of the most cynical, mean-spirited, and comprehensive propaganda effort ever seen in the annals of history. 
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Terror trial collapses after fears of deep embarrassment to security services

Terror trial collapses after fears of deep embarrassment to security services | Global politics | Scoop.it
Swedish national Bherlin Gildo’s lawyers argued British intelligence agencies were supporting the same Syrian opposition groups as he was
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Draghi’s Giant Giveaway; More Handouts for Wall Street

Draghi’s Giant Giveaway; More Handouts for Wall Street | Global politics | Scoop.it
Last week, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi announced a much bigger and wider-ranging stimulus package than anyone had expected. Unfortunately, the
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Analysis of the Russian military pullout from Syria | The Vineyard of the Saker

Analysis of the Russian military pullout from Syria | The Vineyard of the Saker | Global politics | Scoop.it
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
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The Russians went in with a small force and they achieved limited goals: the legitimate authority of the Syrian government has been stabilized and the conditions for a political compromise have been created. That is not an opinion, but the facts on the ground.
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Tense Tuesday as Democratic Rivals Battle Over Midwest... and Momentum

Tense Tuesday as Democratic Rivals Battle Over Midwest... and Momentum | Global politics | Scoop.it
As voters turned out for the next round of presidential primaries in five states on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders is aiming for a possible set of Michigan-esque victories in the key mid-western states of Ohio, Illinois, and Missouri.
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Military Service Members Prefer 2 Presidential Candidates Who Question War

Military Service Members Prefer 2 Presidential Candidates Who Question War | Global politics | Scoop.it
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders led the Military Times survey.
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“Overpopulation” and the Funding of World War III     :  Information Clearing House - ICH

“Overpopulation” and the Funding of World War III     :  Information Clearing House - ICH | Global politics | Scoop.it
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How Much Did the US Know About the Kidnapping, Torture, and Murder of Over 20,000 People in Argentina?

How Much Did the US Know About the Kidnapping, Torture, and Murder of Over 20,000 People in Argentina? | Global politics | Scoop.it
Dear Mr. President, After a historic visit to Cuba, later this month on March 24, you plan to be in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the 40th anniversary of a vicious military coup that resulted in the secret kidnapping, torture, and murder of more than 20,000 people, including leftist guerrillas
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Condoleezza to the People of Ukraine: Just Be Glad You Aren’t Liberian!

Condoleezza to the People of Ukraine: Just Be Glad You Aren’t Liberian! | Global politics | Scoop.it
During her recent visit to the Ukrainian capital of Kiev—where she stayed at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel—former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had some less-than-inspiring words of advice for Ukrainians: If you’re unhappy, look to Liberia.
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MEP Couso Condems Russophobia in Parliament, Manipulative Role of NATO

MEP Couso Condems Russophobia in Parliament, Manipulative Role of NATO | Global politics | Scoop.it
Originally Appeared at RT Deutsch. Translated from the German by Kay Olms
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Is the EU About to Repeat the Fate of the Roman Empire?

Is the EU About to Repeat the Fate of the Roman Empire? | Global politics | Scoop.it
The author is President of the Center for Systems Analysis and Forecasting. Formerly a prominent Ukrainian poltical analyst he was forced into emigration by the Maidan putsch
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