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Truth NGO’s interview with Ms Mais Krydee, one of the opposition in Syria

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We are honored to meet with Ms Mais Krydee that has been serving in several posts as follows: • Deputy Secretary General of the Democratic National Committee in Syria • Representative of Hmeimeem Syrian internal opposition group • Member of the Arab Organization for Human Rights • Human rights activist in the field of combating violence against women and children …

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A Sizeable Number of Jewish People and Organizations Have Come out in Support of BDS: Prof. David Palumbo-Liu

A Sizeable Number of Jewish People and Organizations Have Come out in Support of BDS: Prof. David Palumbo-Liu

By Kourosh Ziabari The international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which emerged as a response to Israel’s contentious human rights record and its continued military occupation of the Palestinian territories, is seen to be gaining incredible momentum worldwide, while it has got its own detractors viewing the entire initiative cynically. The advocates of the BDS movement assert that it …

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Islamophobia in the US Now Is Probably Worse Than Right After 9/11: Daniel Denvir

Islamophobia in the US Now Is Probably Worse Than Right After 9/11: Daniel Denvir

By Kourosh Ziabari The unrelenting campaign of violence and bloodletting instigated by the self-proclaimed Islamic State across the globe and subsequent accusations directed against Muslims that they’re responsible for the spiraling growth of the radical militant group have made the dialog between the West and Muslim world ever more complicated and far-fetched. During the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, which …

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Saudi Intervention in Yemen Is a Clear Violation of International Law: Conn Hallinan

Saudi Intervention in Yemen Is a Clear Violation of International Law: Conn Hallinan

By Kourosh Ziabari Saudi Arabia is surrounded by controversies these days, and its role in different conflicts in the Middle East has challenged its global reputation and standing. The Kingdom’s year-long military assault on Yemen has been called into question both by its close allies and conventional detractors, as the international community grows more concerned over the staggering civilian casualties …

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The Goal of Israeli Elites Is to Have as Much Land as Possible with as Few Palestinian People as Possible: Prof. Gregory Shupak

The Goal of Israeli Elites Is to Have as Much Land as Possible with as Few Palestinian People as Possible: Prof. Gregory Shupak

By Kourosh Ziabari Conflict and fighting over land, resources and dignity between the Israelis and Palestinians have been dragging on for about seven decades, and the peace efforts seem to have been dismally stalemated now. The United States and its European partners have tried multiple initiatives aimed at bringing an end to this chaos, including a last-ditch gathering of 25 …

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Republican Party Has Written Off African Americans as a Population That Votes for Them: Prof. Justin Hansford

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By Kourosh Ziabari The campaign season for the upcoming U.S. presidential election in November has been littered with racially motivated rhetoric and spiteful, unfriendly language the major nominees, especially from the GOP camp, used against the African Americans, Muslims, Arabs, Latinos, immigrants and other ethnic groups. The leading Republican favorite Donald Trump has been the most outspoken in delivering harsh …

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AEI Award for Netanyahu Is Meant to Repair the US-Israel Split: Prof. Denis Rancourt

AEI Award for Netanyahu Is Meant to Repair the US-Israel Split: Prof. Denis Rancourt

The conservative Washington D.C.-based think tank American Enterprise Institute has announced that it would grant the Irving Kristol Award 2015 to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in recognition of his contributions to democratic leadership and the role he played in enhancing the US-Israel relations.

The AEI President Arthur C. Brooks said the Israeli PM has demonstrated the courage to defend his nation’s values and a commitment to free enterprise, democracy and human dignity.  

The award is named after Irving Kristol, the late American journalist and columnist who is popularly known as the “godfather of neo-conservatism”, with close ties to the Israeli government and political institutions. Irving Kristol’s son William is also a conservative political analyst and the founder of The Weekly Standard magazine. He died of lung cancer on September 18, 2009.

Benjamin Netanyahu has called Irving Kristol a “stalwart friend of Israel and a great champion of the US-Israel alliance”, voicing his contentment with the decision by the American Enterprise Institute in naming him the recipient of the 2015 award.

In an interview with Truth NGO, the Canadian scholar and former university professor Denis Rancourt said awarding the AEI prize to Benjamin Netanyahu is mostly an effort to mend the muddled relations between the Israeli PM and his close friend, the US President Barack Obama.

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