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The Red Scourage Returns-2008

The text below is an extract from a 2008 USAWC masters thesis by William Florig (a Pacific Command Civil Affairs officer) on the strategic threat of South Asian Maoism to US imperialism which advocates more aggressive US support to the … Continue reading

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Troops open fire as Saudis brace for ‘day of rage’

Saudi troops have shot and wounded three Shi’ite protesters in the oil-rich Eastern Province while trying to disperse a protest calling for the release of prisoners, as the nation braced for another “day of rage” following Friday prayers. The shooting … Continue reading

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British SAS Eight-Man Team, Diplomat Held by Rebels

The British media has reported that an eight-man SAS team and a junior diplomat were being held by rebels in eastern Libya after what The Daily Mail called “a bungled mission to put the envoy in touch with them. Reports … Continue reading

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Troops kill Tripoli protesters as revolt swells

BENGHAZI, Libya – Government forces shot dead two protesters in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday, Al Jazeera television reported, as a popular uprising against Moammar Gadhafi closed in on his main power base. Pro-Gaddafi forces opened fire after hundreds … Continue reading

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Arms deals still made amid Middle East crackdowns

As Libya’s Moammar Gaddafi ordered attacks on his own people this week, thousands of arms sellers from the United States and other countries hawked their aircraft, riot gear and rifles to Middle Eastern buyers at the Persian Gulf’s preeminent arms … Continue reading

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US sends top Middle East envoy to Gulf

(AFP) WASHINGTON — Amid growing unrest rocking Arab nations, the United States said Tuesday it was dispatching one of its top diplomats to the Gulf region to press for peaceful political and economic reform. The top-ranking US envoy for the … Continue reading

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