Tag: US

US sanctions lifted in Burma

On July 11th, the US government announced lifting of sanctions on investment in Burma. It is the largest lifting of sanctions in the past 15 years and was welcomed with caution by Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Last month, Aung San Suu Kyi…

Jasser to NYPD: Thanks for Spying on Us (+Video)

Many American Muslim groups, meanwhile, view Jasser as a reliable apologist for Republicans and anti-Muslim figures—one with little grassroots support in the American Muslim community. “He actually plays into the whole narrative that comes from the Islamophobia industry—that it’s not…

A Lesson We Fail to Learn

A Lesson We Fail to Learn By Richard Cohen We are coming up on a melancholy anniversary. On April 5, 1992, Suada Dilberovic and Olga Sucic were shot and killed. They were attending a peace rally in Sarajevo when Serbian…

Is it Radical Islam or Independence?

It’s not radical Islam that worries the US – it’s independence The nature of any regime it backs in the Arab world is secondary to control. Subjects are ignored untilthey break their chains. Noam Chomsky ‘The Arab world is on…