Middle East

Why do so many tragedies occur at Westfield?

Why do so many tragedies occur at Westfield?

Our heartfelt sympathies go out to all of those who died in the Westfield Mall bombings in Kenya. One can hardly imagine anything more terrifying than seeing your loved ones duck sprays of bullets inflicted on them by murderers and terrorists of the worst kind. Existing reports have already covered the depth of tragedies unleashed by these cowardly acts, and[Read More...]

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Disturbing pictures unveil the catastrophic effects of depleted uranium on Afghan children

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Disturbing pictures unveil the catastrophic effects of depleted uranium on Afghan children

Disturbing pictures have emerged of the effects of depleted uranium on Afghan children. Dr Dr. Mohammed Daud Miraki, a writer, activist and politician took the photos after seeing the effect of Western chemical weapons during the invasion of the country. Neither the pictures, nor the story appeared in the mainstream media at the time. The only site it appeared on[Read More...]

Iraqi torture victims ordered to pay $14000 to abusers

A US judge has ordered four Iraqis who were tortured at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison to pay $14,000 to their abusers. The men, who were stripped naked and made to perform sexual acts on each other, among other things, were told that they had to pay the fees to defense contractor CACI, an Arlington, Va.-based company that supplied interrogators[Read More...]

Why plans to invade Syria will lead to thin red lines of bloodshed

Why plans to invade Syria will lead to thin red lines of bloodshed

          These plans to invade Syria are hardly a new thing. The US economy and therefore the true power base of the US is beginning to fade. The UK power base is also declining, as it is somewhat dependant on the US economy. Together these two countries see a declining window of opportunity for them to[Read More...]

Why have we allowed politicians to flip the debate on Syria?

Why have we allowed politicians to flip the debate on Syria?

Do you remember those little magic tricks that you probably saw at school, where someone would pick a card out of the pack, and then promptly make it disappear – and then reappear – as needed? Well, for some reason that is exactly what has come to mind when I see the propaganda machine in full swing over Syria. So[Read More...]