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NGOs, the Pentagon, and the Human Rights – Industrial Complex

2nd May 2016 Patrick Henningsen 21st Century Wire   Human rights in the West: does the reality live up to the rhetoric? On the surface, the cultural narrative seems innocent enough: billionaire philanthropists, political luminaries and transnational corporations, along with legions of staff and volunteers – all working together in the name of social justice,…

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Live from Damascus: The Syrian Election Results

18th April 2016 Ken Stone 21st Century Wire “Syria’s ruling Ba’ath Party and its allies have won the majority of the votes in the recent parliamentary elections in the country, official results show.  The Syrian electoral commission announced late Saturday that the National Unity coalition, comprising the ruling party and its allies, had won 200 of…