Middle East/Africa

Columbia professor Jeffrey Sachs on Syria: We sent CIA to overthrow Assad

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  Herland Report: Professor at Columbia, Jeffrey Sachs admits that the CIA instigated the insurgency in Syria, addressing the issue on national television in America, at the MSNBC studio, shocking the panelists. (Photo: President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad. BBC) Dr. Sachs, who is one of the most renounced US professors, said about Syria: “We have to step back and not …

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Britisk parlamentsrapport 2016 avslører medieløgn Libya 2011

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  Lars Jørgensen: Libya krigen 2011 ødela Norges rykte som fredsnasjon. At vi så raskt, med Arbeiderpartiet i spissen, var villige til å bidra militært inn i en konflikt vi visste lite om, og dermed bli medansvarlige i borgerkrigen som herjer til dags dato, ble for mye for folk flest. Mange etterlyser et oppgjør med de norske politikerne som den …

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Afghanistan opium soaring 90 % of world production since US invasion

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  Herland Report: Afghan opium production is 40 times higher since the US-NATO invasion. About 90 percent of the world’s illegal opium is now estimated to come from Afghanistan, writes Mintpress. the U.S.-led NATO invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the production of opium in the country has increased by 40 times according to Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service, fueling organized …

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African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Historic new attempt for Free Trade

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  Herland Report: Four hundred years after the first Africans were brought to the United States and 135 years after the Berlin Conference divided Africa into 55 separate countries, heads of state from the continent are on the verge of a historic free trade agreement. The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is an  agreement between African Union (AU) member states with a stated …

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The Afghanistan war: The nightmare that shames America

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  Herland Report: The Afghanistan war: The nightmare that shames America internationally: After 17 bloody years, the longest war in US history continues without relent or purpose in Afghanistan. There, a valiant, fiercely-independent people, the Pashtun (Pathan) mountain tribes, have battled the full  might of the US Empire to a stalemate that has so far cost American taxpayers $4 trillion, …

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Interreligious talks: The lesson of St. Francis of Assisi, Raymond Ibrahim

Interreligious talks: The lesson of St. Francis of Assisi, Raymond Ibrahim

  Herland Report: Vatican News recently announced Pope Francis’ upcoming “Apostolic Journey to Morocco, whose theme is hope.”  Before spending March 30-31 in Morocco, Francis is also scheduled to visit the United Arab Emirates.  “Pope Francis will meet the leader of Moroccan Muslims,” Vatican Newscontinues, “800 years after the meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil of Egypt.” Francis has been …

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Ex-ambassadør til Saudi Arabia, Carl Schiøtz Wibye med sterk Saudi kritikk

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  Herland Report: Hanne Nabintu Herland samtaler med tidligere ambassadør, Carl Schiøtz Wibye om Saudi Arabia, islam, wahhabisme og radikalisme. Wibye viser en bemerkelsesverdig høy kunnskap om det som skjer bak det “muslimske sløret” i Midtøsten, i sin bok Terrorens Rike som ble utgitt etter at han gikk av med pensjon fra stillingen. Vi hadde gleden av å ha Wibye …

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US Withdrawal from Syria? Peter Ford

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  Herland Report: At the start of the year the horizon seems to be dominated by the issue of the possible withdrawal of US troops. In reality however the more important action is elsewhere. Every day that passes seems to bring fresh evidence that Trump’s decision is being walked back. But appearances can be misleading, writes former UK ambassador to …

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