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Selling 'Peace Groups' on US-Led Wars

Coleen Rowley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

"War is peace" double-speak has become commonplace these days. And, the more astute foreign policy journalists and commentators are beginning to realize the extent of how "liberal interventionists" work in sync with neocon warhawks to produce and sustain a perpetual state of U.S. war.

The Top 10 Stories From 2011 Missing From All the Top 10 Lists

Lee Brenner | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Lee Brenner

Think back 50 weeks. Do you remember how 2011 began? Do you remember the epic absurdity that kick-started a year described by nearly everyone as one of the most significant spans in recent memory? That's right: Birds fell straight from the sky.

Grad Student Says Sorry For "Gay Girl in Damascus" Hoax

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.13.2011 | College

LONDON — A 40-year-old American man living in Scotland said Monday he's sorry for posing as a Syrian lesbian blogger who offered vivid accounts ...

Man Behind 'Kidnapped' Lesbian Syrian Blog Hoax Speaks Out

Posted 08.13.2011 | World

An American man living in Scotland is speaking out after being revealed to be the true author of a blog purportedly written by a lesbian Syrian-Americ...

Questions Abound Over Identity Of Gay Syrian-American Blogger

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

BEIRUT — The existence of a blogger who claimed to be a Syrian-American lesbian came into question on Wednesday after a woman in Britain said ph...

Watch: Suspicion in the Case of Missing Syrian Blogger

Posted 08.08.2011 | World

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Abduction of Syrian-American Blogger Follows Earlier Arrest Attempt By Syrian Govt

Leah McElrath | Posted 08.07.2011 | World
Leah McElrath

According to eyewitnesses, Syrian-American blogger Amina Arraf was abducted and physically assaulted by three armed men in Damascus, Syria, Monday.

Lesbian Blogger Reportedly Missing In Syria

Posted 08.06.2011 | World

The half-American lesbian journalist whose blog has made her an unlikely hero of the Syrian uprising has reportedly been arrested. According to ne...

Lesbian Blogger In Damascus Becomes Syrian Hero

TIME | Jenny Wilson | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

Inspiring the Syrian protest movement is an honest and reflective voice of the revolution: a half-American citizen journalist who, in illustrating her...