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The crisis in Qatar or last attempt to weaken the "axis of resistance" against Israel (Middle East)

Thursday 20 July 2017 by CEPRID

Alberto Cruz

By Summary Latinoamericano , www.resumenlatinoamericano.org

It was Trump’s trip to the Middle East who started this whole strategy in his speech in Saudi Arabia: "Create a military bloc that wages a war" against so-called Islamic State and at the same time, " challenge strongly growing regional influence" of Iran .

It is the speech ever more pronounced since the considered "deep state" US has managed to subdue an erratic president as few and that his campaign had promised that the US was not going to become more involved in overthrowing governments.

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The world’s attention is on Libya, but the real geostrategic importance is in Bahrain (Middle East)

Thursday 24 March 2011 by CEPRID
Alberto Cruz CEPRID March 1st 2011 Original in Spanish - http://www.nodo50.org/ceprid/spip.php?article1092 Once again the bourgeoisie’s game has been set into play: is Gaddafi good or is he bad? Is he still in control of the country or not? Should Libya be occupied? Is the Libyan government (...) > continue

The world is changing and we have an important role to play (Middle East)

Friday 11 March 2011 by CEPRID
MICHEL COLLON After the Latins, the Arabs. And tomorrow, the Africans ? Why Washington and Paris had to draw back in Tunisia and Egypt. How they are going to save the foundations of the neo-colonial system. And what is our role in seeing that the world truly transforms itself. For a long time (...) > continue

Names and Photos of Israeli War Criminals in Gaza (Middle East)

Monday 22 November 2010 by CEPRID
I have decided to publish some names and photos of the Israeli military personnel who participated in the so-called “Operation Cast Lead”, the offensive launched by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on the Gaza Strip between 27 December and 18 January 2009. The names of these criminals called (...) > continue

Palestinians have the right to resist occupation by any means, even non violent ones (Middle East)

A contribution to Ramzy Baroud’s The Violence Debate
Monday 1 November 2010 by CEPRID
Agustin Velloso CEPRID As a Western supporter (non Muslim/Arab) of the Palestinian cause, I have always find it rather difficult to talk (let alone to advocate) about how best Palestinians can resist occupation, especially when this occupation is usually extremely violent and genocidal at (...) > continue

The 2010 Palestine Peace Talks: A Sylvester Stallone Remake? (Middle East)

Saturday 23 October 2010 by CEPRID
Agustín Velloso CEPRID A new round of peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis has just begun in the United States. The summer was one of kite-flying, on the one hand in the form of indirect contacts between the two sides so as not to further provoke Palestinians sick of the Israeli (...) > continue

Council adopts texts on follow-up on Report of Fact-Finding Mission on flotilla attack and on Committee of Independent Experts on Gaza conflict (Middle East)

Friday 1 October 2010 by CEPRID
Human Rights Council AFTERNOON 29 September 2010 Extends Mandate of Special Rapporteur on Slavery, Endorses Nomination of Special Rapporteurs on Internally Displaced Persons and on Torture The Human Rights Council this afternoon adopted six resolutions on follow-up to the report of the (...) > continue

The Third Intifada: "Day Of Rage" And "Day Of Infamy" (Middle East)

Sunday 21 March 2010 by CEPRID
Agustin Velloso It seems that yesterday, March 16th, the third Intifada of the Israeli era was unofficially started. Those that took place before 1948 are seldom mentioned, as if resistance was a new occurrence. People forget the Arab Brigades and the freedom fighters like Izzedin al-Qassam, (...) > continue

Lebanon’s Ebenezer Scrooge (Middle East)

Friday 25 December 2009 by CEPRID
Franklin Lamb CEPRID Surely we should all have known better. It was just too good to last. It seemed to some Americans in Lebanon that nearly all the Lebanese and their political leaders were ready to try to more of less work together for the good of the country. Many even seemed to be (...) > continue

War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide In Iraq (Middle East)

Legal Case Filed Against 4 U.S. Presidents and 4 UK Prime Ministers
Tuesday 13 October 2009 by CEPRID
By The Brussels Tribunal The Spanish Senate, acting to confirm a decision already taken under pressure from powerful governments accused of grave crimes, will limit Spain’s laws of universal jurisdiction. Yesterday, ahead of the change of law, a legal case was filed at the Audiencia Nacional (...) > continue

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