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Georgian bay by bike

Georgian bay by bike

The weekend before I left, every moment I was thinking about the trip, imagining the long haul on the bike, neck pain, sweating, muscles operating at full capacity hour after hour, adventures, getting...

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Kayhan interview: Fighting imperialism from Damascus to Tehran

Kayhan interview: Fighting imperialism from Damascus to Tehran

Persian text http://kayhan.ir/fa/news/131253  How do you assess the situation in Syria? What do you make of the on-again off-again accusations of chemical weapons?  The US, French and British have effectively invaded Syria in order to overthrow the Syrian government after six fr...

History lesson: From Dunkirk to Berlin (Turkish, Bosnian, Albanian)

History lesson: From Dunkirk to Berlin (Turkish, Bosnian, Albanian)

in Turkish http://medyasafak.net/haber/2532/siyonizm-musibeti--tarihten-ders-almakin Bosnian http://epogledi.com/bs/vijesti/506/islam-danas-kao-komunizam-nekad-kako-se-zapad-bori-protiv-pogresnog-neprijatelja/http://mediaelire.net/lajm/8421/e-keqja-sionizmit-te-mesosh-nga-historia/

Der Moment des „Arabischen Frühlings“ in der Türkei: kein Sisi und kein Gülen

Der Moment des „Arabischen Frühlings“ in der Türkei: kein Sisi und kein Gülen

TEHERAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – Der kanadische Journalist und Experte des Nahen Ostens, Zentralasiens und Russlands meint, dass die türkische Version der sozialen Medien den „Arabischen Frühling“ in der Türkei anspornte.Der kanadische Nahostexperte Eric Walberg ist der Meinung, dass die Rolle der sozialen ...

Russia and Soviet Union

Russia in Ukraine: enemy or friend?

Russia in Ukraine: enemy or friend?

Putin is either an aggressive schemer, to be opposed and vilified at all costs, or a wise, restrained real-politician, balanced irreconcilable forces next door. Which is it?The 2014 coup in Ukraine succeeded due to the fierce campaign led by neo-fascists, heirs to the Banderistas of 1940--50s, now l...

Wood's The Way of the Strangers Part II: Imperial Blowback and Bad Theology

Wood's The Way of the Strangers Part II: Imperial Blowback and Bad Theology

Last month, I wrote Review of 'The Way of Strangers': Spiritual cancer or spiritual diabetes? and also about the power that Islam has to help prisoners build a new life. ("Natives finding Islam"). Prison and Islam are closely linked in the West.The world as prisonThe only way the West knows to deal ...

Europe, Canada & U.S.A.

Presstv interview: Trump the baby snatcher

Presstv interview: Trump the baby snatcher

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei slammed the Trump administration on Wednesday over the U.S.'s policy of separating migrant families who cross the border illegally for prosecution and detainment. I add my two cents.to watch the youtube interview, copy and paste the urlhttps://www.youtube...

Is Canada a Metis Civilization? Part III Prospects for Metis civilization

Is Canada a Metis Civilization? Part III Prospects for Metis civilization

Transition from the Indian Act to Aboriginal self-government The debate about the Indian Act and how to reconcile the elected councils and the traditionals over the past 40 years has been shaped by the sweeping intent of the White Paper of 1969, issued as Pierre Trudeau began his career as prime min...

Middle East

ISIS, Hamas and Zionism: Enemies or allies?

ISIS, Hamas and Zionism: Enemies or allies?

Of course, ISIS and Hamas should be enemies of Zionism. But somehow, for ISIS, the struggle against Israel gets lost in its caliphate struggle. After seizing bits of Iraq and Syria, the ISIS line was: sure, get the Jews out of Palestine, but only after we’ve cleaned up the ummah, got rid of kafirs. ...

Syrian air defenses intercept missiles near Homs

Syrian air defenses intercept missiles near Homs

Israel, ISIS, the US et al kill. Syrians celebrate life in the rubble.Press TV interview

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Canadian Eric Walberg is known worldwide as a journalist specializing in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. A graduate of University of Toronto and Cambridge in economics, he has been writing on East-West relations since the 1980s.

He has lived in both the Soviet Union and Russia, and then Uzbekistan, as a UN adviser, writer, translator and lecturer. Presently a writer for the foremost Cairo newspaper, Al Ahram, he is also a regular contributor to Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Global Research, Al-Jazeerah and Turkish Weekly, and is a commentator on Voice of the Cape radio.

Culture & Religion

Quebec City murders: Why Quebec? Why Muslims?

Quebec City murders: Why Quebec? Why Muslims?

The murder of six worshippers in January 2017 reached a dramatic conclusion in M...

Peace & Socialism

Trump’s Grand Strategy from Quebec to Singapore

Trump’s Grand Strategy from Quebec to Singapore

How to explain the welter of contradictions in US politics these days?*Trump’s e...

Afghan anniversaries Part II: 1988 - fatal turning point

Afghan anniversaries Part II: 1988 - fatal turning point

In 1987 Najibullah announced a ceasefire, a new constitution, an appeal for a co...

2018 marks three Afghan anniversaries

2018 marks three Afghan anniversaries

1978, 1988 and 1998 were fateful turning points which resounded around the world...

History lesson: From Dunkirk to Berlin

History lesson: From Dunkirk to Berlin

From a lecture to the Eurica Institute, Tehran, December 31, 2017. To better und...

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