‘Left’ and ‘Right’ bamboozling you on Benghazi

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“Us against al-Qaida”: This has been—still is—the narrowly conceived narrative among neoconservatives. As the politically provincial neoconservative foreign-policy paradigm has it, those were the forces that played … Read the rest

‘Osama bin Laden story is one big lie’

Seymore Hersh
Seymour Hersh

Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which,

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Assad winning hearts and minds, NATO data shows

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President Assad

After two years of civil war, support for the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad was said to have sharply increased.

NATO has been studying data that told of a sharp rise in support for Assad. The data, … Read the rest

US global terror warning inconsistent with weak al Qaida

waronterrorThe Obama administration’s sweeping response to an alleged al Qaida plot – closing diplomatic posts in parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia – suggests a terrorist organization that’s capable of striking virtually anywhere, not the one U.S. officials … Read the rest

Thousands gather for al-Shabab-al-Qaida merger

Thousands of Somalis are gathering at a militant-organized demonstration in support of the merger of the Somali militant group al-Shabab with al-Qaida.

Al-Shabab spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage told those gathered at Monday’s rally that al-Shabab is happy with its unification … Read the rest