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Saudi Arabia and the Dawn of a New Radical Wahhabism

Alwaleed meets the Duke of Westminster

Recent events in Saudi Arabia have highlighted a growing abuse of human rights, increasing Islamic radicalism and a disgraceful treatment of foreign nationals. Even worse these events seem to provide evidence of a growing link between Western government and the Saudi regime, on the wider Middle Eastern foreign policy and guess what! Like normal they are unreported by the Western Press.

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New Indian Documentary on the Practice of Sati

In the wake of the recent high profile violence against women and Indian documentary film maker has made an interesting new documentary on the Indian practice of Sati.  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 12, 2013 in India

 

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The Venezuelan Elections: Neoconservatives, Covert Operations and Venezuela

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Nicolas Maduro former bus driver-turned-foreign minister and chosen successor of the late Hugo Chavez was sworn as president on the 19th of April 2013. With Maduro winning the contested election by a narrow margin of 1.49 percentage points, or fewer than 225,000 votes the election has resulted in the opposition to call foul play. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, leader of the right wing Justice First Party, with support of the U.S and other Western countries, has accused the Maduro government of electoral fraud and demanded a recount.

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Lon Nol and Nixon

Cambodian Prime Minister and leader of the Cambodian People’s Party Hun Sen, which has governed Cambodia since the Vietnamese-backed overthrow of the Khmer Rouge in 1979, speaks candidly on his thoughts that Lon Nol & Nixon’s policies resulted in the Khmer regime’s rise to power.
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Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Cambodia

 

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Terrorism Redefined: The Ambiguous use of the Term Terrorism, in Context of the Boston Bombings.

The definition of the term terrorism in the post 9/11 years has become a debated issue, with the U.S setting the standards over how terrorism should be defined and fought. Ever since George Bush declared “war on terrorism” a fictional entity which is not confined by geographical borders, or confined to any particular religious, political or ethnic motivation the use of the term terrorism, how it’s defined and who falls into the category has intensively been debated. Actually throughout the majority of modern history the definition of the term terrorism has become a focus point of heated political and academic discourse.

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