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Rattling the Nuclear Cage: India, Pakistan, Israel, Iran and the US by ROBERT FISK

We like our anniversaries in blocks of50or 100 at a push well tolerate a 25. The 100th anniversary of the Somme (2016), the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain (2015). Next year, well remember the end of the Second … Continue reading

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Isis: In a borderless world, the days when we could fight foreign wars and be safe at home may be long gone – Robert Fisk

Early in 2014, Isis released one of its first videos. Largely unseen in Europe, it had neither the slick, cutting-edge professionalism of its later execution tapes nor the haunting “nasheed” music that accompanies most of its propaganda. Instead, a hand-held … Continue reading

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The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week – Robert Fisk

OK, so by this afternoon, the exchange rate of death in two days was 40-0 in favour of Israel. But now for the Gaza story you won’t be hearing from anyone else in the next few hours. It’s about land. … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk – When is a military coup not a military coup? When it happens in Egypt, apparently

For the first time in the history of the world, a coup is not a coup. The army take over, depose and imprison the democratically elected president, suspend the constitution, arrest the usual suspects, close down television stations and mass … Continue reading

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Clinton’s $33m Raid on Pakistan Shows That, In The End, Hypocrisy Will Win – Robert Fisk – 29 May.12

La Clinton hath spoken. Thirty-three million smackers lopped off Pakistan’s aid budget because its spooks banged up poor old Dr Shakeel Afridi for 33 years after a secret trial. And, as the world knows, Dr Afridi’s crime was to confirm … Continue reading

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