Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: Qatar

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

Intro to Islam, Salafism and jihadism

Can we turn the clock back and make the Muslim world great again?

Attempt to close Al-Jazeera is an attack on freedom of expression,...

The channel has become part of Qatar’s grand strategy, and asking them to close it down is like asking Switzerland to close its banks.

The Tillerson-Trump rumble over Qatar shows White House divisions

The U.S. has two foreign policies: that of the former Exxon-Mobil CEO, an old Middle East hand, and that of a Queens real estate shyster and foreign policy neophyte.

The Qatar crack-up

Those who called the President’s stop in Riyadh a success may have been premature in their assessment.

Brother of Hillary Clinton’s Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas...

In October 2012, Podesta Group began lobbying on behalf of the proposed ExxonMobil-Qatar Petroleum Golden Pass LNG facility in Sabine Pass, Texas, according to lobbying disclosure forms. The forms indicate that Tony Podesta himself, not just his staff, lobbied on behalf of the terminal beginning in quarter four of 2013.

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Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.