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Five Broken Cameras: Home Videos Evolve into Stirring Film on Palestinian Resistance to Israeli Wall | DemocracyNow!

The award-winning new documentary, “Five Broken Cameras,” tells the story of a Palestinian farmer who got a video camera to record his son’s childhood, but ended up documenting the growth of the resistance movement to the Israeli separation wall in the West Bank village of Bil’in. The film shows the nonviolent tactics used by residents of Bil’in as they join ...

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Chossudovsky’s New Book: “Wipe Israel off the Map” Statement by Iranian Leader was Gross Distortion | Global Research

The inflammatory statement that Israel should be “wiped off the map” attributed to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad “was never made” by him, a distinguished Canadian economist says. in a recently released book entitled: Towards A World War III Scenario: The Dangers of Nuclear War. To begin with, says Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the University of Ottawa, the words were not ...

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Panetta admits that US is at war in Pakistan | RT

Hold the phone, anti-war activists. President Obama says that American troops are done with Operation Iraqi Freedom and their episode in Afghanistan is almost over. Now, though, it looks like the US is calling its operation in Pakistan an actual war. ­Only one day after American officials announced that US troops executed an alleged al-Qaeda higher-up with a drone strike ...

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Syria ousts western diplomats | guardian.co.uk

Assad regime declares 17 foreign diplomats unwelcome after co-ordinated expulsion of Syrian ambassadors by western states by Julian Borger and agencies Syria has severed almost all its remaining diplomatic links with the west, declaring that envoys from the US and most of western Europe were no longer welcome in Damascus, in a tit-for-tat response to the expulsion of Syrian diplomats ...

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Drone strikes: playing God in Pakistan | Editorial, The Guardian

When is a last resort truly a last resort, particularly in areas well back from recognised battlefields? Editorial Thomas Aquinas, Augustine and John Brennan – two saints and a counter-terrorism adviser – may give the counsel a president feels he needs before adding another al-Qaida suspect to his kill list. But whatever else these authorities do, they do not constitute ...

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UN Threatens Sanctions Against Critics of New Yemeni Govt | Antiwar.com

Security Council Endorses Resolution Mirroring US Version by Jason Ditz Following up on last week’s comments by Ban Ki-moon endorsing Yemen’s single-candidate “democracy” as a model for the entire Middle East to imitate, the UN Security Council has passed a resolution threatening “non-military sanctions” on anyone found insufficiently supportive of the new regime. The resolution makes several references to “terrorist ...

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16 killed in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan | Xinhua

ISLAMABAD, June 4 (Xinhua) — At least 16 people were killed and four others injured in two U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan early Monday morning, reported local Urdu TV channel Dawn. For more on this story, visit: 16 killed in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan – Xinhua | English.news.cn.

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