Bahraini Regime Holds Gun To Head In ‘Negotiations’ by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from PressTV
February 10, 2013


Image by Al Jazeera English via Flickr

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei described recent American offers of bilateral talks with Iran as tantamount to the US holding negotiations with a gun to the head.

The same apt metaphor, expressing the futility of conducting political talks under extreme duress, applies equally to the internal politics of Bahrain.

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Don DeBar: Western powers antithetical to peace in Syria + Sharmine Narwani: U.S. falls into trap of extremists + Phyllis Bennis: Intervention into Syria already underway


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Aug 11, 2012 by

Hillary Clinton’s discussion of a no-fly zone over Syria is a violation of the UN charter of the Geneva Accords, journalist and activist Don DeBar told RT.

The US Secretary of State discussed plans to undermine the Syrian government, during a meeting with Turkey’s Foreign Minister on Saturday.

Clinton and her Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, indicated they are exploring a number of measures to aid the Syrian opposition, Reuters reported. Don DeBar spoke to RT about the involvement of western powers in the Syrian conflict.

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Bahraini Political Activist Condemns U.S.-Backed Regime For Killing, Torturing Protesters

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on Nov 28, 2011

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Image by Al Jazeera English via Flickr – Bahrain has announced a commission to steer reforms after an inquiry found systematic rights abuse during a government crackdown on pro-democracy protests this year, but opposition parties say they will not participate in the commission. Published last week, the 500-page report outlines various abuses committed by King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa’s government. According to the commission, nearly 3,000 people were detained during the protests and at least 700 remain in prison.

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Don DeBar: The Qatari invasion of Tripoli for NATO

U.S. Out of Libya

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on Aug 27, 2011

Fight Back Radio host Bob Fitrakis of the Free Press interviews news director Don DeBar about the situation in Libya. Recorded 24 Aug 2011.

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