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Why the Anti-Corruption Drive in Saudi Arabia is Doomed to Fail by PATRICK COCKBURN

About eight or nine years ago, I had an Afghan friend who previously worked for a large US aid agency funding projects in the Afghan provinces. He had been hired to monitor their progress once work had got underway, but … Continue reading

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Israel Lobby is Slowly Being Dragged Into the Light by JONATHAN COOK

The scandal surrounding Priti Patel, who was forced to resign as Britain’s international aid minister last week after secret meetings with Israeli officials during a “family holiday”, offers a small, opaque window on the UK’s powerful Israel lobby. Patel’s off-the-books … Continue reading

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Caught Red-Handed by MIKE WHITNEY

Secret Tape Reveals US-backed Plot to Topple Ukraine’s Democratically-Elected President “In the latest debacle for the US State Department and the Obama Administration, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland was caught on tape micro-managing Ukraine opposition party strategies with … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s System is at the heart of its Political Corruption By Atif Salahuddin

Despite fierce anti-American sentiment throughout the country, especially after the US Salala attack in November 2011 which killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Pakistan’s civil and military rulers have once again decided to ignore public opinion and move ahead to safeguard US … Continue reading

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