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Silence Implies Consent: Obama Quiet on Repression in Iraq

We saw it with Yemen, and now we’re seeing it again with Iraq: the Obama administration is conspicuously quiet when friendly Middle East regimes use ugly tactics — including violence and imprisoning peaceful demonstrators — to quell growing protest movements in … Continue reading

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Middle East: Iran Meltdown

Many of the governments is the Middle East are melting down. How about the possibility of a real meltdown, of a nuclear plant? For those trying to avoid the Apocalypse, here’s the good news: a computer worm that attacked Iran’s … Continue reading

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“It writhes! It writhes! –with mortal pangs…”

Was the Stuxnet  worm created by the US and Israel? The Dimona complex in the Negev desert is famous as the heavily guarded heart of Israel’s never-acknowledged nuclear arms program, where neat rows of factories make atomic fuel for the arsenal. … Continue reading

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