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Iran’s revolution in global history

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Iran's transformation in 1979 shares characteristics with earlier revolutions in France, Russia, China and Cuba; but it also makes a unique - and unfinished - contribution to world history, says Fred Halliday.... Read more

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Israel’s war crimes

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Israel blamed its earlier wars on the threat to its security, even that against Lebanon in 1982. However, its assault on Gaza was not justified and there are international calls for an investigation. But is there the political will to make Israel account for its war crimes?... Read more

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Obama to announce Iraq troop withdrawal

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If Obama's announcement had meant the withdrawal of all US troops and mercenaries, it would be something to celebrate, says Phyllis Bennis, but the reality of 50,000 troops remaining in Iraq means that the occupation is far from over.... Read more

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Pakistan, proliferation, and US priorities

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The government of Pakistan released A.Q. Khan from house arrest earlier this month. The former head of the country's nuclear weapons uranium enrichment program had been detained since 2004, following revelations of his decades-long role as part of a nuclear black market selling nuclear technology, materials, and even nuclear weapon designs.... Read more

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India scoffs at Pakistani denials

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NEW DELHI - Five weeks after India handed over a dossier to Islamabad containing detailed evidence on the November 26-29 Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan has finally promised an official response, based on investigations by its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).... Read more

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Awaiting Pakistan's official response to Mumbai attacks

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NEW DELHI, Feb 12 (IPS) - Five weeks after India handed over a dossier to Islamabad containing detailed evidence on the Nov. 26-29 Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan has finally promised an official response, based on investigations by its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).... Read more

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Israel may still face war crimes charges

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The extreme lawlessness of Israel's attack on Gaza, the shocking human devastation that it caused, and the direct attacks on UN facilities and personnel all elevate the possibility of holding its leaders accountable, in spite of Israel's history of impunity.... Read more

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