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Rana Harbi
The attacks in France by Said and Chérif Kouachi, French brothers of Algerian descent, and Amedy Coulibaly, a French citizen with Malian roots, in...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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Yazan al-Saadi
A secret CIA review by the Office of Transnational Issues on the use of High-Value Targeting (HVT) – in other words, capture and killing of...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Updated at 5:40 pm (GMT+2): The CIA's use of torture between 2001 and 2009 was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Insiders who are familiar with the changes that have come with the Republican win in the midterm elections assert that Washington is determined to...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Fatima Tormos
After World War II, the major world powers consolidated their strategies to control natural resources. They pursued a number of policies to exploit...
Saturday, October 11, 2014
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With the next round of talks at the Geneva II conference just around the corner, Al-Akhbar interviewed John Wilkes, Britain’s envoy to Syria, during...
Saturday, February 8, 2014
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Ali Haydar
A report forecasting Israel’s strategic future looks positively at Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East though it fears instability along Israeli...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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Sami Kleib
Everything was arranged so that Geneva II would fail. Failure is necessary because the conditions for reaching a political settlement are not yet...
Friday, January 24, 2014
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Ahmad Hassan
On TV screens in Damascus, Syrians are watching a particular version of the Geneva II conference. Maleh Supersedes Moallem With Bandaged Forehead...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
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