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    The Syrian Civil War, Chemical Weapons, & the Rush to Regional and Global Disaster

    Tom Reifer
    28 August 2013

    The US, Saudis and Qatar who seek to take sides in fuelling sectarianism and violence in the Middle East, should remember how a similar discourse of preventative war and promotion of sectarian forces in Europe led to World War I.

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    Moral Obscenities in Syria

    28 August 2013
    In the media

    Does anyone really believe that a military strike on an alleged chemical weapons factory would help the Syrian people, would save any lives, would help bring an end to this horrific civil war?

  3. Syria crisis demands tough diplomacy

    Phyllis Bennis, David Wildman
    27 August 2013

    The threat of a reckless, dangerous, and illegal US or US-led assault on Syria is looking closer than ever. However any attack will not protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.

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    Ägypten wird nicht zerfallen wie Syrien

    17 August 2013
    In the media

    Die Zukunft Ägyptens ist ungewiss und die blutigen Auseinandersetzungen halten an. Doch US-Wissenschaftler Elliott Abrams glaubt nicht, dass es zu einem Bürgerkrieg wie in Syrien kommen werden. Denn ein Großteil der Muslimbrüder sei unbewaffnet.

  5. Egyptian revolution turns sour

    Phyllis Bennis
    16 August 2013

    "Egypt today remains horrifically divided, with today's bloodbath certain to make things worse"

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    Diplomatiek incident in Snowden-case

    08 August 2013
    In the media

    Begin juli weigerden Portugal, Spanje, Frankrijk en Italië het gebruik van het luchtruim voor het presidentiële vliegtuig van Evo Morales.

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    France and Spain take military spending in opposite directions

    02 August 2013
    In the media

    Military spending in France and Spain grabbed the spotlight this week in the latest act of the euro crisis.