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America’s Inevitable Retreat From the Middle East

The murder of four Americans in Libya and mob assaults on the United States’ embassies across the Muslim world this month have reminded many of 1979, when radical Islamists seized the American mission in Tehran. There, too, extremists running wild after the fall of a pro-American tyrant had found a cheap way of empowering themselves.

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‘Sam Bacile’ creator of infamous anti-Muslim film questioned by police in LA

The filmmaker allegedly responsible for the anti-Muslim film ‘Innocence of Muslims,’ which sparked anti-US protests around world, was called in by Los Angeles police for questioning, county officials confirmed.

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Saudi Arabia plays key role in US anti-Iranian alliance

Jean Shaoul, WSWS, Nov 14 2011 Saudi Arabia’s key role in seeking to destabilise Assad has become the centrepiece of an attempt by Washington to cobble together an anti-Iranian alliance, aimed more generally at suppressing the Middle Eastern masses. Saudi Arabia, the world’s leading oil producer and exporter, has the largest known oil reserves in […]

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