Posts Tagged ‘Robert Fisk’

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Glenn Greenwald and Julian Assange set the record straight on frequent misreporting of the discovery of U.S. military atrocities.

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via the London Telegraph: “The head of China’s central bank has given the strongest signal yet that the country will move away from pegging its currency to the dollar, but he said any changes would be gradual.”

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Today, at Strike the Root, I posted an article by Jonathan Cook at The Electronic Intifada of an Israeli judge’s “historic ruling… when he decided that an Arab teenager needed ‘protection’ from the justice system and ordered that he not be convicted despite being found guilty of throwing stones at a police car during a protest against Israel’s attack last winter on Gaza”. Judge Yuval Shadmi wrote in the verdict: “I will say that the state is not authorized to caress with one hand the Jewish ‘ideological’ felons, and flog with its other hand the Arab ‘ideological’ felons.” Robert Fisk, in a recent lecture, discussed the propaganda efforts in the West that refute the e-mails I’ve received from those outraged by the judge’s ruling (2:13):

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Robert Fisk discusses why he continues to cover the ‘great human tragedy’ of the Middle East from Beirut, the ‘irrelevance’ of Osama bin Laden, President Obama’s ‘impotence’ being worse for the Middle East than George W. Bush and his Nobel Peace Prize (5:25):

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Russia’s prime minister says it and China ‘is ready to consider using the Russian and Chinese national currencies instead of the dollar in bilateral oil and gas dealings’, Ria Novosti reports.

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This morning, gold hit a new high nearing $1,070/oz. showing the  U.S. dollar ‘reaching a breaking point’ as it hits another new 14-month low.

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Weeks after Iran officially announced it would replace the U.S. dollar—its value heavily dependent on Middle East oil trading—with euros in its foreign exchange holdings, The Independent Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk’s article, “The Demise of the Dollar,” breaks the story that: “In a graphic illustration of the new world order, Arab states have launched secret moves with China, Russia and France to stop using the U.S. currency for oil trading” by 2018. I wrote of the alliance between Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) here in June.

Russia Today (RT) reports on Mr. Fisk’s exclusive (3:25):

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