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Robert Fisk is lucid on Middle East topics (2009 interview)

Some crib notes: 1. Middle East was carved up in the most artificial way after WWII; they never got a chance to have any political unity nor form their own nation-states. Hence, they revert to sectarian loyalties; either by tribe, … Continue reading

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Obama’s speech on Palestine-Israel: responses and clarifications

Obama gave a speech yesterday about the Middle East conflict in which he announced that the US was officially supporting the Palestinian 1967 borders. Is this a major push toward new solutions, or just more of the same? Some are … Continue reading

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