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Imperial Geography – Palestine and Israel

A look at the maps of Palestine over the decades provides insight into the conflict that has roiled the Middle East for more than sixty years. “Imperial Geography – Palestine and Israel” examines the role of the imperial cartographers, the … Continue reading

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Grin and share it: Former PM Tony Blair alleged to have earned up to £80million since 2007

This Is Money Reporter This Is Money Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair could have earned as much as £80million since leaving office five years ago. An interview at the weekend suggests that last year alone he raked in £20million … Continue reading

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Julian Assange interviews President Moncef Marzouki

Julian Assange Journeyman Pictures Over the last 18 months the middle east has been shaken by a series of revolutionary movements that began in Tunisia. This week Assange speaks to the man running the new Tunisia, President Moncef Marzouki. The … Continue reading

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Meet the Frackers – USA

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures March 2012 As oil stocks run low extracting oil from shale, or fracking, is the energy buzz of the year.It’s happening worldwide, and in the USA in 34 states. But with environmental and health risks, is … Continue reading

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Fault Lines: The US and the new Middle East: Libya

Al Jazeera The US and the new Middle East – Libya

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Re-Orienting America

Source: CFR Some 40 years ago, when I entered Oxford University as a graduate student, I declared my interest in the Middle East. I was told that this part of the world came under the rubric of “Oriental Studies,” and … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: “Unipolar Moment: Culture of Imperialism”

Noam Chomsky delivers the 5th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture: The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism at Columbia University School for International Affairs for the Heyman Center for the Humanities. After paying homage to Edward Said’s stressing imperialism … Continue reading

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