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Shaker Aamer. File photo
Shaker Aamer. File photo


Obama To Release Ten Guantánamo Prisoners Including Shaker Aamer, Says Washington Post – OpEd

The media is suddenly buzzing with the suggestion, first aired in the Washington Post, that all the men approved for release in Guantánamo — 57 out of the 122 men still held — will be freed by the end of the year, and, if Congress proves obstructive, the Obama administration might close the facility before […]

Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader


Ralph Nader: Obama, Corporate ‘Free Traitors’ And You – OpEd

The pro-big business President Barack Obama and his corporate allies are starting their campaign to manipulate and pressure Congress to ram through the “pull-down-on-America” Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade and foreign investment treaty between twelve nations (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam). The first skirmish […]

Russia S-300, photo www.kremlin.ru
Russia S-300, photo www.kremlin.ru


Diplomatic Goals Behind Russia’s S-300 Missile Sale To Iran – OpEd

By Seyed Jalal Dehghani Firoozabadi* A recent decision by the Russian President Vladimir Putin to remove a previous ban on the sale of Russia’s S-300 missile defense system to Iran widely reverberated in Iran’s media circles and had many political reverberations. Many analysts and political decision-makers analyzed this development from different viewpoints and offered their […]