Middle East Eye

UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Doesn't Have an Anti-Semitism Problem. But His Accusers Do.

So Britain's Labour Party has a problem with anti-Semitism and it is all the fault of anti-racist politicians like Jeremy Corbyn and Ken Livingstone, obviously.

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Why Western Warmongers Create One Disaster After Another in the Mideast

Despite an almost total lack of public debate, Western military escalation in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya is on the rise.

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Documents Reveal Obama Pushed for Mideast Regime Change in Spite of the Pentagon

Seymour Hersh’s recent revelations about an effort by the US military leadership in 2013 to bolster the Syrian army against jihadist forces in Syria shed important new light on the internal bureaucratic politics surrounding regime change in US Middle East policy. Hersh’s account makes it clear that the Obama administration’s policy of regime change in both Libya and Syria provoked pushback from the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). 

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The Real Politics Behind the US War on IS

The US war on the ‘Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’ or ISIL, also known as Islamic State of IS - the single biggest development in US foreign policy during 2014 - continues to puzzle those looking for its strategic logic. But the solution to the puzzle lies in considerations that have nothing to do with a rational response to realities on the ground. 

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