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Friendly Leaks Backfire

Relentless in prosecuting Private Bradley Manning who allegedly leaked (amongst others) hundreds of thousands  of revealing US diplomatic cables in 2009, some of them classified and/or embarrassing, and apparently fighting sort of war against Julian Assange and  WikiLeaks, the platform … Continue reading

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It Takes More to Prevent a War

What must be said? Well, many of us have been busy for years to prevent another war in the Middle East, after a decade of failure in Afghanistan and two decades of the Iraqi war debacle. Literature Nobel laureate of 1999 … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Obama Administration

That U.S. President Obama has reinforced new sanctions on Iran following more than dubious revelations by the IAEA on its nuclear program but doesn’t find words on the new violence in Cairo, where protests reach a level reminding us of the … Continue reading

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Ig Noble Prize

The world is eagerly awaiting this year’s decision of Oslo’s Peace Nobel Prize Committee, chaired by Norway’s former Prime Minister Thorbjørn Jagland. While last year’s choice, Chinese human rights activist, literary critic, writer, and academic, dissident Liu Xiaobo was very much … Continue reading

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Be Conscious of God and Speak Always the Truth

While the Middle East is burning these days, one might wonder whether the uprisings, after Arab revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, in Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen; again in Iran are due to a domino effect. Autocratic governments (a Western … Continue reading

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