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Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change Foreign ministers sign deal in Greek village that would see Macedonia change its name to Republic of Northern Macedonia.
Suicide attack in Afghanistan's Nangarhar kills at least 10 Blast comes a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 36 people at an Eid gathering in the province.
Saudi Arabia, UAE conduct air strikes on Yemen's Hudaida airport Air strikes hit international airport near the port of Hudaida, a major gateway for aid to the famine-stricken country.
ISIL blast kills 36 as Afghanistan extends Taliban ceasefire Official says 36 people, including Taliban, security officers and civilians among the victims in Nangarhar attack.

International Quds Day

International Quds DayFriday June 8th the last Friday of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, is “International Quds Day” designated in solidarity with the Palestinians against the Israeli occupation by the late Iranian leader Imam Khomeini after the 1979 Iranian revolution that ousted Mohammad Reza Shah Bahlavi, who was an American/Israeli puppet.

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The U.S. at War with Itself

U.S. at WarThe United States is at war with itself. It is actually a function of the nation’s heritage—the past contesting specific aspects of a modern present. This results in traditions in flux. Some examples of this are the racism, the pseudo-frontier mentality, and the religious fundamentalism that persist into the present moment.

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Affirming the Normative Imagination (up to a point!)

While struggling with the challenges posed by writing a memoir during the endgame of life, conceptual cleansing seemed essential if I was ever to convey my identity with even a slight feeling of authenticity. The mystery at the core of my personal and public existence is how I came to trust my sense of moral purpose in life enough to act upon it despite shyness, a contemplative...

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The Siamese Twins

After commenting on most of the episodes on the first Israeli Prime Ministers in Raviv Drucker's TV series "The Captains", I must come back to the one whose episode I have not yet covered: Yitzhak Rabin.

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Trump, North Korea, and Iran

As one of the original settlers of the sparsely populated territory situated between the deranged and warring states of Antitrumplandia and Philotrumplandia, I’m breathing easier today.

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Are You Brainwashed?

It’s frightening. Unprincipled psychologists, in the service of a malignant regime, use sophisticated techniques in order to control the mind of a person from afar.

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Separation, Not Association, Requires Force

Whenever I write about Palestine, Israel, and Zionism — especially when I point out that American Reform Jews en masse gagged on the thought that America was not their “homeland”; they insisted they were Jewish Americans not American Jews — I am lectured on Facebook about how “keeping to one’s own kind” is a natural inclination and that inclusion, not exclusion,...

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Strong as Death

Oh, Gaza. Strong as death is love. I loved Gaza. That is a play on words. The Biblical Song of Songs says that love is strong as death. Strong in Hebrew is Aza. Aza is also the Hebrew name of Gaza.

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Exposing Israel’s Self-indictments in Gaza Protests

In May 2018 Gaza demonstrations, Israel indicted itself several times, validated Palestinian actions, and exposed its tyrannical manner.

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King Donald

The president’s lawyers must wake up every morning wondering if they’re in the throes of a mescaline fever dream. Which altered reality will they have to deal with today? The legal ground melts out from under them and scary hallucinations swirl around mutating versions of the boss: the Donald Trump who changes his story more often than his underwear and the one who tosses...

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Oval Office Apprentice

President Donald Trump has failed at many endeavors: casinos, airlines, universities, steaks, wine, vodka, board games, two marriages, armed forces physicals, White House Communications Department staffing, convincing foreign countries to build boundary structures. But the one thing he did excel at was reality television. The man has a real genius for pretending to be real.

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Modern democratic states have no business with religion

The secularisation process became the norm and new ways of looking at the roles of state and religions became widely accepted.

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Pence’s Hypocritical Speech to the OAS

In a speech this week to the Organization of American States, Vice President Mike Pence issued the standard, obligatory denunciation of the communist regime in Cuba, which the U.S. national-security establishment (i.e., the Pentagon, the CIA, and the NSA) have targeted for regime change ever since the Cuban revolution in 1959. Pence stated:

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‘Sympathy is not enough…’

Two weeks ago, while attending the opening ceremony of a conference in Vienna commemorating the 25thanniversary of the Vienna Declaration of Human Rights, I was struck by the simple words and sad demeanor of Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor of ISIS captivity featuring sexual slavery and institutionalized rape.

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