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The Rise of Islamo-Christian Civilization

The Rise of Islamo-Christian Civilization

We are told we live in a Judeo-Christian civilization, that the West has a Judeo-Christian heritage, a concept useful to a largely Christian empire where Jews play a powerful role, but one which is re...

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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 ...

Al-Quds interview: Palestinians and their allies resilient (Persian)

http://www.qodsna.com/NewsPage.aspx?newsid=61454

Kayha interview: Iranian elections

Kayha interview: Iranian elections

http://kayhan.ir/fa/issue/675/12

Russia and Soviet Union

Glasnost 1988: Historic Moment for Iran and Russia

Glasnost 1988: Historic Moment for Iran and Russia

On January 1, 1988, just a year and a half before he passed away on June 3, 1989, Ayatollah Khomeini made a historic move, reaching out the Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, in a gesture of anti-imperialist solidarity, despite the long hiatus in relations with communist Russia. This was at a time ...

Mind control and Cyberwarfare: 'The Russians Are Coming!'

Mind control and Cyberwarfare: 'The Russians Are Coming!'

The media campaign attacking Russia is in high gear these days. Russia is accused of cyberwarfare, leaking poor Hillary's emails, and now, of a slick disinformation campaign to undermine poor NATO, our bastion of peace.Then there is the traitor Edward Snowden, basking in sunny Moscow.  He blew ...

Europe, Canada & U.S.A.

Europe in the Trump era

Europe in the Trump era

Interview with Kayhan News1/ What are the most serious internal and external threats facing Europe today, including threats from Russia?The surprise victory of the Brexit campaign in Britain, despite the overwhelming propaganda against it, finally forced the European status quo to face reality. The ...

Trump faces gnawing problems in the Great White North

Trump faces gnawing problems in the Great White North

The shock election of Donald Trump has thrust Canada into one of the most perilous periods of its existence. Our relationship with the United States, upon which so much of our security and prosperity depends, has never been more uncertain. Canada's staid liberal-conservative political map on most ec...

Middle East

Turkey's 'Arab Spring' moment: No Sisi and no more Gulen

Turkey's 'Arab Spring' moment: No Sisi and no more Gulen

TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – Canadian journalist Eric Walberg argues that turning back the coup, thanks to social media and mass demonstrations, is Turkey's very own "Arab Spring"."Fortunately for Erdogan, unlike in Egypt, the army was no longer the monolith it was in Kemalist days, headed by a ruthless ...

Al-Quds Interview: The new troika in the Middle East?

Al-Quds Interview: The new troika in the Middle East?

Egypt's hand-over of Tiran Island to the Saudis, Saudi flirting with Israel, Turkish disarray -- all conspire towards an unholy alliance. al-Quds1/ What is your opinion about a recent agreement between Saudi Arabia and Egypt over the Tiran Island? Do the Israelis gain from the deal?Tiran is strategi...

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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.

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The Rise of Islamo-Christian Civilization

The Rise of Islamo-Christian Civilization

We are told we live in a Judeo-Christian civilization, that the West has a Judeo...

Peace & Socialism

Interview PressTV - Syria: End to Aleppo Tragedy

Interview PressTV - Syria: End to Aleppo Tragedy

  interview starts at 1:20 markhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcJisNVpuVU

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