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Friday, July 25, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Al Jazeera’

More about NDAA: Indefinite detention of Americans

More about NDAA: Indefinite detention of Americans

The issue of indefinite military detention of U.S. Citizens has become a hot topic. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act was crafted by John McCain, who should know better, Senator Levine and Dick Cheney (whom I thought was no longer a government official) and was rushed into consideration with little debate and no coverage by the main stream media (MSM) In the aftermath, many articles have been written on the subject and many voices raised in rage and I will link to some ... Full Story

Libya, Gaddafi the baby killer

Libya, Gaddafi the baby killer

  Opinion and fact By Gary Wamsley   While the response to President Obama's speech tonight will be varied and his enemies will no doubt attack him. Howerver, the response from the Libyan community is overwhelmingly in support. Here are some example of the "tweets" on the Libyan Youth Movement twitter site. "Americans standing by the Libya and its people set an example that will go down in history." "Great speech from Obama today. Clear, precise goals. ... Full Story

The Communication Revolution

by Daniel Ward Editor of Language Magazine As dictators topple across North Africa into the Middle East, and new uprisings coalesce on almost a daily basis, one of the most striking aspects of this new revolutionary wave is the ability of its participants to communicate not only with their compatriots or comrades but across borders with news organizations and like-minded activists via social networks, blogs, and other forums. The defining image of the international Arab democracy ... Full Story

We saw the Arab revolutions coming. Why didn’t

We saw the Arab revolutions coming. Why didn’t the West?

The following is an editorial from Al Jazeera whose streaming content is available on the web at http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/. Al Jazeera, literally, "The Island," is an international news network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages. Al Jazeera is ... Full Story

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