Middle East

10.08.2016

Feminist journalism has particular impact

Feminist journalism has particular impact

Tara Msiska: Journalism has the Potential to make a Huge Difference by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. This is my interview with the journalist Tara Lighten Msiska, a law graduate and freelance journalist. The day she graduated from the University of Edinburgh, she realised the world was more a… »

06.08.2016

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death and Hell Followed Him Paul Craig Roberts I just listened to Obama give Washington’s account of the situation with ISIL in Iraq and Syria. In Obama’s account, Washington is defeating ISIL… »

03.08.2016

Open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey

Open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey

To: Ms Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission To: Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Dear HR/VP Federica Mogherini, Dear Secretary General… »

31.07.2016

Opening doors and helping raise Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty’s profile

Opening doors and helping raise Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty’s profile

The Power of Persistent Multilateral Diplomacy FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016 Interview with Lassina Zerbo By: Sara Massoumi, Etemad Persian Daily, via Iran Review The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a multilateral treaty by which states agree to ban all nuclear explosions in all environments, for military or… »

30.07.2016

Independent perspectives on Turkey

Independent perspectives on Turkey

  Independent perspectives on Turkey By TFF Associates  Turkey is a NATO member, the second largest militarily. It hosts 50 nuclear weapons at a base about hundred kilometres from the Syrian border – ISIS territory. Each of these has a capacity 10 x the Hiroshima bomb. Great to have them there… »

26.07.2016

IRENA congratulates first round-the-world solar flight

IRENA congratulates first round-the-world solar flight

The following is a statement from IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin on the completion of the first circumnavigation of the globe by the Solar Impulse solar-powered airplane today in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: “I am delighted to congratulate Solar Impulse on its pioneering round-the-world flight fuelled entirely by energy… »

24.07.2016

Islamists at War in Turkey

Islamists at War in Turkey

Last week witnessed what may be the last act of an unfolding struggle between two major Islamic movements in Turkey. Turkish president and leader of the AKP party Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused exiled Islamic leader Fethullah Gülen of plotting the failed coup against the government. Immediately thereafter Erdogan has unleashed… »

22.07.2016

Palestine: black and white not the only choice…

Palestine: black and white not the only choice…

Binarity Abdullah Issa (photo below) was a Palestinian child living in Syria from a family of refugees after the ethnic cleansing of 1948 by Israel. He was captured and accused of helping the Syrian government. He had injuries and was thought to be also treated for Thallasemia. Pictures show the… »

20.07.2016

Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

Coup In The Mad Sultan’s Palace An article published in March on the American Enterprise Institute’s website titled Could there be a coup in Turkey?, considered the possibility of a military coup transpiring in Turkey. Its author, David Rubin, explains Turkey’s predicament: The situation in Turkey is bad and… »

18.07.2016

Turkey: people power, the media and a change in tone

Turkey: people power, the media and a change in tone

Like most viewers, I watching the events in Turkey unfold on television from Friday July 15 and the snatches of scenes not really telling the full story but giving an idea of what was taking place, especially with the word military coup getting aired. Quite disturbing. Not particularly aware of… »

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