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Home improvement giant Lowe’s threatened with boycott for yanking ads from show about Muslims

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER   Journal Sentinel Associated Press Monday December 12, 2011   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lowe’s Home Improvement has found itself facing a backlash after the retail giant pulled ads from a reality show about American Muslims.   The retail giant stopped advertising on TLC’s “All-American Muslim” after a conservative group known as […]

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Jim Lobe: “Israel’s Advocate” to Leave White House for Pro-Israel Think Tank

Jim Lobe’s blog on U.S. foreign policy can be read at http://www.lobelog.com.   IPS — November 11, 2011   WASHINGTON, Nov 10, 2011 (IPS) – Dennis Ross, President Barack Obama’s topMiddle Eastaide who has attracted criticism for his allegedly strong pro-Israel sympathies, will leave his post at the end of this month, the White House […]

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The US is a Police State

Review of Andrew Kolin, State Power and Democracy   By Prof. John McMurtry. This article by Professor McMurtry had been commissioned by an academic journal called New Politics. Upon receiving Professor McMurtry’s text, the editorial board decided to reject it: “We are sorry to inform you that the Editorial Board finds it inappropriate”. Review of […]

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Prof. Joseph Massad: Truths, facts and facts on the ground

Joseph Massad is Associate Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History at Columbia University. His most recent books are The Persistence of the Palestinian Question and Desiring Arabs.   Much of the international support that Israel receives is based on several lies it tells and re-tells as “facts”.    Al Jazeera   Last Modified: 27 […]

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Imran Khan: new trouble man for US in Pakistan

Hamid Mir   The News International    November 1, 2011  ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan is no more a cricketer turned politician. He has suddenly become an important regional player in theUS endgame inAfghanistan.    A mind-blowing public rally of Imran Khan inLahoreon October 30 made it very difficult for the Zardari regime to give new commitments or […]

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Pepe Escobar: China and the US: The roadmaps

 Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times. His latest book is named Obama Does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009).   While Beijing tries to address the West’s concerns, Hillary Clinton has a conflicting vision for the 21st century.   Al Jazeera    Last Modified: 31 Oct 2011 11:51   Inquiring minds scattered across the world […]

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