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Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Clouds Part on Qatar: How the Persian Gulf State Weathered the Saudi-Led Storm
Rasa - There is no end to Mohammed Bin Salman's regional failures and fiascos. First it was the regime-change campaigns in Iraq, Syria and Yemen that failed. Now it’s his move with help from the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to try to isolate Qatar that has likewise failed.
3/7/2018 11:55:46 PM
Global Solidarity Needed Against Merchants of Death in Yemen
Rasa - A number of officials in Washington have woken up to the horrors of the US-backed, Saudi-led war on Yemen.
3/5/2018 6:32:19 PM
Will Trump Make Eastern Ghouta the Sacrificial Lamb for Permanent Occupation of Syria?
Rasa - The end of the fight against ISIL by allied forces of Iran, Syria, Russia and Hezbollah has taken away any legal justification for the presence of US troops, but Washington has suggested they plan to maintain a presence in the north forever.
3/5/2018 6:25:15 PM
Saudi Crown Prince Visiting Egypt amid Standing Differences
Rasa - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to make a short visit to Egypt on Sunday. The trip is coming while the two nations’ relations are not as warm as before.
3/4/2018 10:55:47 PM
Why Does Peace Look Unachievable in Afghanistan?
Rasa - Peace with Taliban has been a perused policy of Afghan government in the past few years. The government of President Ashraf Ghani looks poised to incorporate Taliban in the nation’s power structure as he had made it clear in various summits. Tripartite meetings first held in Kabul and then in Islamabad all debated this idea, though they were left unconcluded after the death of the insurgent group’s leader Mullah Omar.
3/4/2018 10:52:46 PM
There’s No Moral, Legal, or Strategic Justification for What the US Is Doing in Yemen
Rasa - The United States has spent almost three years helping Saudi Arabia bombard Yemen, killing thousands of civilians along the way. Now members of Congress say America needs to stop supporting the unnecessary bloodshed.
3/1/2018 1:03:21 AM
The Perils of UN Security Council Resolutions When Biased
Rasa - The Security Council is the UN's most powerful body, the only one with the authority to issue legally binding resolutions that can be backed up by sanctions, blue-helmeted peacekeepers or by force of arms.
2/28/2018 12:31:56 AM
Ceasefire in Syria: What Should Come Next?
Rasa - On Saturday, February 24, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution, demanding a 30-day ceasefire across Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations.
2/28/2018 12:26:44 AM
Demonizing Iran - Fair or Foul?
Rasa - US President Donald Trump has given the Iran nuclear deal a final reprieve, warning NATO allies they have to work with him to fix what he calls flaws in the pact or face a US exit.
2/26/2018 5:55:14 PM
The Endless Insanity: America’s Forever War and Occupation Will Destroy Us All
Rasa - The Pentagon regime is now saying what we already knew from day one of America’s bogus War on Terror that their occupying troops will remain in post-ISIL Iraq and Syria ‘forever’ under the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which by the way only covers Al-Qaeda.
2/24/2018 8:17:14 AM