The Exchange with ProPublica Continues…

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by Jim Lobe For those of you who have followed the recent exchanges between myself and ProPublica, another one took place following the publication of Gareth’s piece on Sebastian Rotella’s coverage of an alleged Iranian/Hezbollah plot to blow up the… Continue Reading  

Washington’s Worries Grow Over Saudi Ties

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by Jim Lobe via IPS News As the administration of President Barack Obama continues wrestling with how to react to the military coup in Egypt and its bloody aftermath, officials and independent analysts are increasingly worried about the crisis’s effect… Continue Reading  

Egypt — the Calm or the Storm?

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by Henry Precht When General Amr Ibn al-As captured Egypt for Islam in 640, he sent this message to his commander: I give you Egypt, its fields are ever green, its Nile is ever flowing and its people are the… Continue Reading  

The American Right’s Holy War in Egypt

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by Daniel Luban For the last few weeks, Lobelog has been noting the continued disagreements among US neoconservatives over how to respond to the military coup in Egypt, with a few prominent neocons such as Robert Kagan denouncing it while many… Continue Reading  

How Rotella Reported Another Dubious Iranian Bomb Plot

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by Gareth Porter [While the terrible events in Egypt have delayed my plans to reply to ProPublica’s response to my critique of Sebastian Rotella’s report on the alleged build-up of Iran’s terrorist infrastructure in the Americas, Gareth Porter has written… Continue Reading