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What peace process in Syria? | Joseph Daher

Peace talks are stalled A promise of airdrops of food starting in June 250,000 are now getting aid Russian “withdrawal” false A campaign to stop recruiting child soldiers The negotiation process between the Assad regime and the Syrian opposition of the National Coalition was still stalled at the end of May 2016, despite statements of representatives of Russia and the ...

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Ten Ways Israel Is Just Like Saudi Arabia | Medea Benjamin

Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki al-Faisal and Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's former national security adviser, share a platform at the Washington Institute, May 5, 2016. (Washington Institute screenshot)

This article comes in the wake of a meeting between Prince Turki bin Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief and one-time ambassador to Washington, and retired Israeli Major General Yaakov Amidror, former national security advisor to Prime Minister Netanyahu in Washington DC at an event hosted by the policy wing of the Israel lobby AIPAC.

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A Tale of Two Grandmothers | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan

Mary Anne Grady Flores was wearing a scarf on the day she went to prison—but not for protection from the snow. "I’m wearing a blue scarf today, and the kids from Afghanistan were the ones that sent this bolt of cloth," she told us, so "that someday we could live with the vision of the future of blue skies, of peace."

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