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Libyan Developments

March 26, 2011

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  Printer Friendly Version By Gilbert Achcar Saturday, March 19, 2011   Gilbert Achcar’s ZSpace Page Join ZSpace [Gilbert Achcar grew up in Lebanon, and is currently Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London. His books include The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World […]

The Genie is out of the bottle

February 25, 2011

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http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/empire/2011/02/20112211027266463.html ‘The genie is out of the bottle’ Assessing a changing Arab world with Noam Chomsky and Al Jazeera’s Marwan Bishara Aljazeera <http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/empire/2011/02/20112211027266463.html> Massive public protests continue to sweep the Middle East and North Africa in countries including Bahrain, Libya, Yemen and Iran – many being met with violent government crackdowns. We speak to Marwan […]

Libya protests: 140 ‘massacred’ as Gaddafi sends in snipers to crush dissent

February 19, 2011

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Women and children leapt from bridges to their deaths as they tried to escape a ruthless crackdown by Libyan forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Image 1 of 2 Anti-government demonstrators destroying a monument of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s Green book Photo: AFP/GETTY Image 1 of 2 Supporters of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hold his pictures during a pro-government rally in Tripoli […]