Egypt’s Revolution: Obama Backing Regime Change?

Egypt's Revolution: Obama Backing Regime Change? - by Stephen LendmanIn July 2003, a USAF Institute for National Security Studies report titled, "Egypt as a Failing State: Implications for US National Security" suggested "Mubarak's traditionally autocratic and oppressive short-term fixes" weren't working. As a result, "the possibility of unrest is real; with the correct confluence of... Continue Reading →

Abusing Palestinian Children

Abusing Palestinian Children - by Stephen LendmanIsrael is an equal opportunity abuser, treating women, old men, invalids, and children like young adults because they're Palestinians, not Jews, so they're fair game, vilified as national security threats or terrorists for wanting freedom, equality, justice and peace. Numerous previous articles discussed it, several specifically on children, accessed... Continue Reading →

Political Prisoner Ameer Makhoul Update

Political Prisoner Ameer Makhoul Update - by Stephen LendmanA previous article discussed him in detail, accessed through the following site:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/10/israels-persecution-of-ameer-makhoul.htmlFollowing former prime minister Ariel Sharon's dictum that, "This is our land, and we'll settle it and build on it in order to prevent the creation of a Palestinian state," Palestinians have been ruthlessly persecuted, imprisoned,... Continue Reading →

Revolutionary Middle East Change

Revolutionary Middle East Change - by Stephen LendmanDemocratic Middle East birth pangs may have legs enough to spread regionally, including in Occupied Palestine.Officially launched in Cairo in 1959, the General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS) offers hope, driven by a commitment for Palestinian liberation. With more than 100 chapters and over 100,000 members, it's organized... Continue Reading →

Middle East Intifadas

Middle East Intifadas - by Stephen LendmanInitially in Tunisia, popular revolt spread regionally across North Africa and the Middle East, erupting in Algeria, Jordan, Egypt and Yemen. On January 27, Al Jazeera reported revolutionary fervor in Egypt, saying:"On Thursday, protesters hurled petrol bombs at a fire station in Suez, setting it ablaze. They tried but... Continue Reading →

Political Prisoner Ahmad Sa’adat Update

Political Prisoner Ahmad Sa'adat Update - by Stephen LendmanA previous article discussed his background, activism and status in detail, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/07/ahmad-saadat-palestinian-prisoner-of.htmlExtensive information on him can be found on:http://www.freeahmadsaadat.org/As General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), he was sentenced in 2002 to 30 years in prison "for a... Continue Reading →

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