Daily Review

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, May 14th, 2015 - 8 comments
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8 comments on “Daily Review”

  1. Philip Ferguson 1

    While John Key has been hobnobbing with the Saudi dictatorship, here’s another perspective on their brutal bombing and atrocities in Yemen:

    “What is happening today in Yemen is a complete failure of the Saudi and US plans to restore a puppet regime that serves their interests.” – Khaled Barakat, Palestinian writer and activist

    Addressing the role of the US in the aggression on Yemen, he says, “the US imperial strategy under Obama – as differentiated from the US imperial strategy under George W. Bush – is one that considers that Arab regimes should do the actual fighting, rather than US soldiers. Internally, Obama and the US government do not have the political support to send US soldiers to Yemen; indeed, his election was primarily based on exploiting popular sentiment against US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    “The US strategy today is for Arab regimes to. . .

    full at: https://rdln.wordpress.com/2015/05/14/palestinian-writer-and-activist-khaled-barakat-calls-for-action-against-saudi-invasion-war-crimes-in-yemen/

  2. philj 2

    For an intelligent analysis from a former senior US advisor, Paul Craig Roberts. You will learn a lot about USA geopolitical strategy

  3. Maui 3

    The Yes Men are putting out a new movie, trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tSEjepPNgc

    “In these films, they impersonate corporate entities that they dislike, a practice that they call “identity correction”. The Yes Men operate under the mission statement that lies can expose truth. They create and maintain fake websites similar to ones they intend to spoof, which have led to numerous interview, conference, and TV talk show invitations.”

    If you haven’t seen their other films, this BBC interview they pulled off this brilliant:

  4. Hateatea 4

    I hope all the Wellington Standarnistas and their families are safely home and above the floods.

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