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Oliver Stone Was Right about the CIA

Oliver Stone JFK

I can’t decide which is more amusing: the CIA’s use of “national security” to justify keeping secret its 50-year-old records in the JFK assassination or the mainstream media’s response to the continued secrecy.

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Saudi women gain access to stadiums: More questions than answers

The moves were designed to project Saudi Arabia in a favourable light at a time that it is seeking to attract badly needed foreign investment.

women-stadiums

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Crown Prince Mohammed’s vow to moderate Saudi Islam: Easier said than done

The absence of an overriding puritan religious history has made it easier for Prince Mohammed bin Zayed to campaign against Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism and since the popular Arab revolts of 2011 suppress any expression of political Islam.

Mohammed bin Salman

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Stolen Wallets

John Kelly

Like the previous week and every one since February, the last 7- day period has been a perfect example of why the current administration gets less traction than a flamingo wearing galoshes on an ice rink.

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Activists and Gulf crisis turn Qatar into potential model of social change

Qatar became the first autocratic Gulf state to engage with its critics rather than refusing to talk to them and barring them entry to the country – a standard practice in most of the Gulf countries.

kafala or labour sponsorship system

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