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US policy to destabilize Syria has failed

US policy to destabilize Syria has failed

By 07/05/2014 08:46

The US and its Western allies have realized their policy to destabilize and overthrow the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has failed, a geopolitical analyst in New York says.

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To Stop Boko Haram, Nigeria Needs to Get Serious About Corruption and Poverty

To Stop Boko Haram, Nigeria Needs to Get Serious About Corruption and Poverty

By Joel Pett 07/05/2014 08:23

In response to protests over the government’s inability to secure the return of the more than 230 girls still being held by Boko Haram, Nigerian first lady Patience Jonathan ordered “the arrests of two protest leaders, expressed doubts there was any kidnapping and accused the protest leaders of belonging to Boko Haram.”

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Iran backs political solution to Syria

Iran backs political solution to Syria

By Shahin Kalantari 06/05/2014 10:57

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s support for finding a solution to the Syrian crisis through political means and negotiations.

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The Benghazi-Industrial Complex

The Benghazi-Industrial Complex

By Mike Smith 06/05/2014 10:35

Above all, Rhodes’ just-released memo does not really conflict with the overall narrative we are familiar with, although it does suggest that the White House was more involved in shaping Rice’s TV remarks than it has let on. The memo reaffirms that the administration’s main concerns that week were the demonstrations taking place in Libya and around the Islamic world, and it reflects the natural desire of any administration spinmeister—Rhodes was head of communications—to put the best possible face on the government’s handling of things.

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Young American college graduates struggle with unemployment

Young American college graduates struggle with unemployment

By Rob Rogers 06/05/2014 10:32

Those were the words from U.S. President Barack Obama during this year’s State of Union address as he focused on issues like unemployment, minimum wage and job training, issues important to all Americans, but especially on college campuses. Right outside of Washington D.C. is where you will find these students part of the Student Labor Action Project.

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Mass death sentences sign of Egypt decay

Mass death sentences sign of Egypt decay

By Carlos Latuff 05/05/2014 17:59

The recent mass death sentences handed down to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters is a sign of “decay” in the country ruled by a junta, a political activist tells Press TV.

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Presidential checklist: preparations in motion

Presidential checklist: preparations in motion

By Carlos Latuff 05/05/2014 17:47

In the latest prep work for a presidential campaign, Rand Paul is conspicuously courting moderate and establishment Republicans while Ted Cruz keeps up a travel schedule that has 2016 written all over it.

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