Tagged: US

The Weaponization Of Human Rights

On June 5, 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Samantha Power as UN Ambassador. On June 6, 2013, CounterPunch ran a profile of Power entitled “Samantha Power and the Weaponization of Human Rights”, which...

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Lessons From The Revolutions

Arab regimes have learned nothing from the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt. Their answer to their people’s growing demands for reform or change altogether is more violence and more repression....

On The US Foreign Policy In The Arab World

These days, the US just can’t seem to balance its interests with its values of freedom and democracy, underlining the conflict between the two. More often than not, it’s American...

Breakdown: US Aid To Egypt

In the aftermath of Egypt’s crackdown on protesters since the revolution began on January 25, 2011, Washington has announced it is reviewing its aid package to the country. Egypt receives...

Adbusting The Mid-East Peace Talks

Israeli and Palestinian leaders have held their first direct negotiations in nearly two years, in Washington. US President Barack Obama made an appeal to the Israeli and Palestinian leaders on...

I Had A Dream I…

“I had a dream I stood beneath an orange sky. Yes, I had a dream I stood beneath an orange sky, with my brother and sister standing by… And here...