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How will America handle the fall of its Middle East empire? – Peter Oborne (The Telegraph)

March 4, 2011 by

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How will America handle the fall of its Middle East empire? By Peter Oborne An Iraqi watches televised coverage of the inauguration of President Obama in 2009 (Photo: AP)  Empires can collapse in the course of a generation. At the end of the 16th century, the Spanish looked dominant. Twenty-five years later, they were on […]

Trailer for 1001 Inventions – Discover The Muslim Heritage In Our World – Featuring Ben Kingsley

February 16, 2011 by

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1001 Inventions – Discover The Muslim Heritage In Our World Over one million people have visited the block buster 1001 Inventions exhibitions and millions have watched our award winning films… Join us and uncover one thousand years of science! Muslim civilisation stretched from southern Spain as far as China. From the 7th century onwards, scholars of many […]

China’s Growing Independence and the New World Order – Noam Chomsky (In These Times)

October 8, 2010 by

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China’s Growing Independence and the New World Order — In These Times.           Of all the “threats” to world order, the most consistent is democracy, unless it is under imperial control, and more generally, the assertion of independence. These fears have guided imperial power throughout history. In South America, Washington’s traditional […]

Tracking Responses to the Global Financial Crisis – Update: Saturday October 2nd

October 2, 2010 by

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Introduction I’ve decided to do a weekly update entitled “Tracking the Global Financial Crisis” in order to track how states and non-state actors are reacting to the current global financial crisis. A birds eye perspective is needed as economies are inextricably linked through a global banking and business system. How one part of the world […]