On May 15, the UN General Assembly approved Qatar’s initiative for a new anti-Syrian resolution, as it did in August 2012. It addresses actions by the armed forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and expresses support for the coalition of opposition forces.
From my Press TV debate with Lee Kaplan: “I’m not accusing you of dual loyalties. You only have one loyalty and it’s to Israel. It’s not to the United States…you should be in jail right now, sharing a cell with Jonathon Pollard.”
Many independent and conscientious thinkers and scholars in the world agree with this assumption that the sanctions which the United States and the European Union have imposed on Iran over its nuclear program are inhumane, unjust, contrary to the principles of human rights and constitute an act of war and collective punishment.
In an article for TomDispatch, Peter Van Buren (a U.S. Foreign Service Officer for many years) posed what he described as Six Critical Foreign Policy Questions That Won’t Be Raised in Presidential Debates.
The more complex, the more dictatorial, the more unyielding the less realistic, the less responsive and the less effective. It’s reassuring at times to see something like the Kennedy Assasination as a big conspiracy — we feel safer that it takes some monstrous cabal to do monstrous things.
Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari conducted the interview. Topics included Tehran’s successful NAM summit, Iranian/US/Israeli relations, Syria, potential war against both countries, and related issues.
Bahraini authorities are targeting human rights activist and lawyer Mr. Mohamed Isa Al-Tajer due to his human rights activities and years of work on behalf of political detainees and prisoners of conscience.
“The restrictions now renewed for the 9th year. My Lawyer Avigdor Feldman is trying to deal with the Israel authorities to find any solution to end this case, either by appeal to the court or by meeting with them.
A Letter from a USS LIBERTY survivor dated 10 June 1967 and a recollection from member of Rescue, Damage Control and Repair Team that boarded the USS Liberty on the early morning hours of June 9, 1967.