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Response to David Cameron

Posted by seumasach on February 13, 2013

Vote George Galloway

30th January, 2013

Bradford West MP George Galloway responded to Prime Minister David Cameron’s refusal to answer a parliamentary question, by resorting to a cheap insult, by detailing the Arab tyrannies and puppet presidents Britain backs.

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Has the world gone mad!!!!!! Is terrorism now fashionable?

Posted by seumasach on October 9, 2012

Friends of Syria

8th October, 2012

Rebel: a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or leader.

Terrorist: a person who uses terrorism in the pursuit of political aims.

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Syrian blood etches a new line in the sand

Posted by seumasach on July 25, 2012

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

25th July, 2012

Once upon a time, early in the previous century, a line in the sand was drawn, from Acre to Kirkuk. Two colonial powers – Britain and France – nonchalantly divided the Middle East between themselves; everything north of the line in the sand was France’s; south, it was Britain’s.

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Iran: US reviving Al Qaeda- threat to Europe

Posted by seumasach on June 12, 2012

Reviving al-Qaeda poses grimmer danger to Europe than atomic bomb: Iran cmdr.

PressTV

12th June, 2012

A top Iranian military commander has warned Europe of al-Qaeda’s revival in the southeastern Mediterranean region, describing the threat to the continent as more serious than a nuclear weapon.

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‘US in bed with Al-Qaeda to oust Assad’

Posted by seumasach on February 19, 2012

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Al-Qaeda refashioned by UK

Posted by seumasach on February 13, 2012

Voltairenet

11th February, 2012

Abu Qatada, the man who had been dubbed by the Anglo-American media as “Osama ben Laden’s ambassador in Europe“, and who is on the list of individuals associated with Al-Qaeda established by the UN Security Council Committee (resolutions 1267/1898), has just been released on parole by the British authorities.

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‘US backs Al-Qaeda to mutually destroy Syria’

Posted by seumasach on February 12, 2012

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Lebanese security officials seize suspicious cargo from US, Brazil

Posted by seumasach on February 9, 2012

Voltairenet

8th February, 2012

Lebanon’s security officials say a suspicious cargo containing huge amounts of US dollars, guns, special passports and credit cards have been seized upon arrival in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, from the US and Brazil.

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Syria and Iran: the great game

Posted by seumasach on November 7, 2011

Alastair Crooke

Guardian

4th November, 2011

This summer a senior Saudi official told John Hannah, Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff, that from the outset of the upheaval in Syria, the king has believed that regime change would be highly beneficial to Saudi interests: “The king knows that other than the collapse of the Islamic Republic itself, nothing would weaken Iran more than losing Syria.”

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Castro: Qaeda helps US advance agenda

Posted by seumasach on November 25, 2008

PressTV

24th November, 2008

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro says al-Qaeda terrorists have been engineered in order to advance the Bush administration’s agenda.

In an essay published on Sunday, Castro said the terrorist group “was born from the empire’s own entrails”, using the term “empire” to refer to the United States.
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The Taliban and the myth of ‘Al Qaeda’

Posted by smeddum on October 19, 2008

THE TALIBAN AND THE MYTH OF ‘AL QAEDA’. laatan.blogspot
Recently the Taliban have sought to instigate talks that may lead to a settlement in Afghanistan which the US and their allies now concede is unwinable. Part of the concessions the Taliban are willing to make are to disassociate themselves from ‘al Qaeda’. A reader has asked me to comment on this. Here is my response. Read the rest of this entry »

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