Attacks Fuel Debate Over U.S.-Led Effort

by David E.Sanger WASHINGTON — The apparent ease with which Israel struck missile sites and, by Syrian accounts, a major military research center near Damascus in recent days has stoked debate in Washington about whether American-led airstrikes are the logical next step to cripple President Bashar al-Assad’s ability to counter the rebel forces or use…

Israeli bombing of Syria and moral relativism

by Glenn Greenwald No universally applied principle justifies the Israeli attack on Damascus. Only self-flattering tribalism does that A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency purports to show damage caused by an Israeli strike on 5 May. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images On Sunday, Israel dropped massive bombs near Damascus, ones which the New…

Oppression on the Rohingyas should be stopped

Press Release MAPIM 4th May 2013 MYANMAR CONTINUING SUPPRESSION ON MUSLIMS MUST BE STOPPED. Muslims in Myanmar is facing suppression and genocide with increasing impunity. The situation is worsening with the fresh violence spreading outside Arakan . Recent news is another continued violence perpetuated and backed by the government to launch fresh attacks on the…

Is Science Western in Origin? – C. K. Raju

Read ‘Is Science Western in Origin?’ here   About the booklet:  From the backpage On stock Western history, science originated among the Greeks, and then developed in post-renaissance Europe. This story was fabricated in three phases. First, during the Crusades, scientific knowledge from across the world, in captured Arabic books, was given a theologically-correct origin by claiming…