Middle East/Africa

Alliance of the Libyan National Gatherings: Turkey must out of Libya

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  Herland Report: The Turkish government must halt delivery of weapons to militias, withdraw Syrian mercenaries that it transported to Libya.  – The Alliance of the Libyan National Gatherings, which includes a number of civil society organizations, national parties, human rights associations, writers, researchers, diplomats and academicians, has closely followed up the efforts recently exerted in Moscow to end the …

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Russia’s Big Gamble in Libya, all about who controls resources: An analysis

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  Herland Report: First, the background. When the United States abandoned the Iran agreement, that left Turkey’s oil imports adrift due to newly imposed US Treasury sanctions on Iranian oil exports. By December 2018, Turkey was forced to look elsewhere for its oil imports with Libya being the most logical choice by price and proximity, despite the violence there. Misrata …

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Gratulerer til FRP Siv Jensen: Al Qaida – ISIS har lenge vært vestlig alliert, la oss avslutte samarbeidet

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  Herland Report: Hvorfor er det fortsatt så vanskelig for oss å erkjenne at Al Qaida affilierte grupper er våre samarbeidspartnere i Midtøsten? Det ble jo dokumentert av amerikanske DIA rapporter og Wikileaks for mange år siden nå. Saken kommer opp igjen med FRPs utgang fra regjeringen. La meg først gratulere FRP og partileder, Siv Jensen med avgjørelsen, som kan …

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Islamic Persecution of Christians seldom criticized in the West #Soleimani

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  Herland Report:  Why does the Liberal West so often refuse to criticize Islamic persecution of Christians in the Middle East?  The past years, we have seen a near genocidal situation for minorities, millions of Christians leaving the Middle East. At the same time and since the 1980’s, the Wahhabi radicalization of Islam has swept through the Middle Eastern Muslim communities, …

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Iran strike in Iraq was pre-arranged with US, symbolic military action, no lives lost

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  Herland Report: Steve Brown: Subsequent to the US strike on Iran’s military leader Suleimani in Iraq, most analysts believed that Iran would retaliate right away with attacks on US bases in Iraq, perhaps resulting in a broader war. Others, including this author, believed Iran’s leadership would bide its time, seek the moral high ground, and retaliate later on in an …

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Extremely dangerous to idealize one party in a war #Soleimani

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Herland Report: We recently commented on the peculiar tendency in foreign policy to categorize reality into either “good” or “bad” nations. Some countries are considered “good”, others “evil regimes,” corresponding on a regular basis to the geopolitical and economic quest of each nation for territorial dominion. To US Liberal Democrats and Hollywood, it seemed that Iran is “the good nation”, …

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General Soleimani is “peace dove” in eyes of ignorant Hollywood and Democrats?

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Herland Report: The US assasination of General Qassem Soleimani has illustrated quite well how little many in the West actually know about the realities on the ground in the various Middle Eastern countries. The killing was instantly politicized domestically by Democrats and Hollywood, as if yet another reason to “remove Trump”. Remarkably ignorant Hollywood stars and the Democrat Left in …

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