• Syrian Opposition Divided Over Arms and Intervention
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    Syrian Opposition Divided Over Arms and Intervention

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. At The Real News, in terms of our coverage of Syria, we’re trying to give a voice or a platform for a spectrum of the debate that’s taking place amongst Syrians inside and outside the country. Of course, it’s very difficult to connect with people inside the country, especially when they’re critical of the Syrian government, but we will be doing more of that. But now joining us to give her perspective is Afra Jalabi. She’s a Syrian Canadian who’s also a member of the Syrian National Council. She’s also a member of the editorial board of…

  • UN Approves Intervention in Mali
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    UN Approves Intervention in Mali

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. On Thursday afternoon, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously for an African-led force that would directly intervene in Mali. Now joining us to discuss this decision is Nii Akuetteh. He’s an independent analyst of African international affairs. He writes in Pambazuka News. He was former director, executive director of Africa Action. He was a professor of African studies at Georgetown University. Thanks for joining us, Nii. NII AKUETTEH: It’s a pleasure to be back. Thanks for having me. JAY: So this resolution was unanimously adopted by the Security Council, but it would seem to me in…

  • Drums Beat for US Military Intervention in Syria but Israel finds a Weakened Assad “Convenient”
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    Drums Beat for US Military Intervention in Syria but Israel finds a Weakened Assad “Convenient”

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to this edition of The Bennis Report with Phyllis Bennis, who now joins us from Washington, D.C. Phyllis is a fellow and director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies in D.C. She’s the author of many books, including Before and After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism and Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer. Thanks for joining us again, Phyllis. PHYLLIS BENNIS: Great to be with you, Paul. JAY: What are you working on? BENNIS: Syria, the crisis du jour in the Middle East. Of all the crises,…

  • UN Sanctioned Congo “Intervention Brigades” Complement US Africa Strategy
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    UN Sanctioned Congo “Intervention Brigades” Complement US Africa Strategy

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to our regular report on the Congo. Now joining us again from Washington, D.C., is Maurice Carney. He’s the executive director and cofounder of Friends of the Congo. Thanks for joining us, Maurice. MAURICE CARNEY: It is a pleasure being with you again, Paul. JAY: So what are you following this week? CARNEY: We’re focused on the intervention, the UN intervention brigade for the Congo. And to explain to you, to the viewers, the United Nations passed a resolution at the end of March, 2098, calling for approximately 3,000-strong force in the east of the…

  • GOP Needs Divine Intervention
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    GOP Needs Divine Intervention

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. In Iowa, the caucus is now over, a bit of a tie between Romney and Santorum with Ron Paul in the third, as everybody probably knows by now. They’ve all headed off to New Hampshire. But what does all this mean in terms of the coming 2012 election? How is this going to play out a few months from now? Now joining us to help us deconstruct this is Tom Ferguson. Tom’s a senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, and he teaches at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Thanks for joining us again, Tom. THOMAS FERGUSON: Hi…

  • The Dangerous Global Consequences of a Syria Intervention
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    The Dangerous Global Consequences of a Syria Intervention

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series of interviews, trying to have a better understanding of the forces in conflict and in play in Syria. Now joining us again is Sami Ramadani. He’s a senior lecturer in sociology at the London Metropolitan University. He was a political refugee in Iraq, Saddam’s regime. And he joins us again now from London. Thanks for joining us again, Sami. RAMADANI: Most welcome. JAY: So, again, if you haven’t watched the previous parts, well, you should, because we’re just going to pick up the conversation. So let’s start with Russia and then China, but…

  • What is the Universal truth |  کیا ہے کائنات کی سچائی | Urdu video
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    What is the Universal truth | کیا ہے کائنات کی سچائی | Urdu video

    My dear companion I wish you all my Salam Hello world ! Hello beautiful People ! I welcome you all to my Channel Everybody is coming up with the question that Mental stress is rising , mental stress is rising What is this Mental stress? Where is it coming from? And what type of things are happening that our mind is not able to accept And if we are not accepting it , most definitely it is becoming a pain in the head. In any aspect of life whatever you are struggling with If you find relief from any of my words then I am most Thankful to my Allah…

  • TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?
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    TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?

    JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. Over 140,000 people have died in Syria. That’s according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. More than 2.4 million refugees have fled the country and 6 million remain internally displaced since protests erupted against Bashar al-Assad in March 2011. The UN passed a resolution demanding Syrian authorities stop restricting access for delivery of humanitarian aid. As options appear limited for resolving the humanitarian crisis, does military intervention have a role in helping Syrians? Now joining us to debate this is two guests. We’re joined by Danny Postel. He’s an associate director of the Center for Middle…

  • French Intervention in Mali Violates UN Resolution; Root of Crisis Marginalization of the North
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    French Intervention in Mali Violates UN Resolution; Root of Crisis Marginalization of the North

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. France is sending more forces to Mali as the anticolonial forces (as many of them describe themselves) are pushing further south. The forces are made up of the Tuareg people and various extremists, some people say. Others call them militant Islamists or Jihadists. But one way or another, there are many outside forces either intervening in Mali or poised to do so. Now joining us to talk about how we got here is Emira Woods. She’s codirector of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. Ms. Woods is chair of the board of Africa…