Mike Elk: There are a number of comparisons between the two [the “Arab Spring” and Occupy Wall Street]. In the protests in the Middle East you had people protesting for a number of reasons. . . . They are driven largely by social media, and then institutional actors like unions and other groups start joining […]
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On 20 December 2010, the New York Times reported (Mark Mazzetti and Dexter Filkins, “U.S. Military Seeks to Expand Raids in Pakistan”): “Senior American military commanders in Afghanistan are pushing for an expanded campaign of Special Operations ground raids across the border into Pakistan’s tribal areas. . . . Now, American military officers appear confident […]
“What a victory it is for all independent nations, that is, nations independent of US hegemonic power when it comes to energy interests. And what a victory also for those Russian families and corporations outside the United States’ sphere of influence.” — Afshin Rattansi Afshin Rattansi is a journalist, currently a presenter at Press TV. […]
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