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  1. Which road for Damascus

    Phyllis Bennis
    24 July 2012
    Article

    The pressure to ‘do something’ about the killings and repression in Syria is immense, but we must be cautious about simplistic answers.

  2. Flower seed

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    Statewatch is a non-profit-making voluntary group founded in 1991. It is comprised of lawyers, academics, journalists, researchers and community activists. Its European network of contributors is drawn from 18 countries. Statewatch encourages the publication of investigative journalism and critical research in Europe the fields of the state, justice and home affairs, civil liberties,...

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    Borderline

    • Ben Hayes, Mathias Vermeulen
    05 July 2012
    Report

    The EU’s new 'smart borders' regime infringes fundamental rights, undermines privacy while creating profits for Europe’s defence contractors.

  4. Who's Who in the Syrian Uprising?

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 July 2012
    Article

    Many forces are at play in the Syrian uprising. Who are they and how are they connected?

  5. Celebration and Relief in Egypt

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 July 2012
    Article

    Many of the secular activists and organizations who had played such a central role in the Arab Spring uprising came together with the Muslim Brotherhood in a unified front to challenge the military's continuing seizure of power.

  6. Which Direction for the Mideast?

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 July 2012
    Article

    Responding to the New York Times' article "The Third Intifada is Inevitable," Phyllis focuses on the potential power of the Boycotts, Sanctions, and Divestment (BDS) movement.

  7. Can We Stop a Civil War in Syria?

    Phyllis Bennis
    05 July 2012
    Article

    Outside powers should stop military involvement in the Syrian crisis and support new diplomatic initiatives.