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The Dark Shadow of Tyranny

Tom Stevenson | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK
Tom Stevenson

Tyranny, tyranny, tyranny. It seems to echo from every direction like old church bells. Newspapers headline it, broadcasters auto-cue it, and party-goers celebrate the end of it - and they are right to. In his statement on Muammar al-Gaddafi's killing, Barack Obama said "the dark shadow of tyranny has been lifted". Now there's a sound-bite.

Shame on China and Russia for Supporting the Butchers of Syria

Nehad Ismail | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Two Headlines in the Huffington Post World News Section caught my attention on the 14th September and prompted me to write this piece. One was "Russi...

Libya: A War For Regime Change?

Tom Stevenson | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK
Tom Stevenson

As thousands discharged weapons into the air with gleeful smiles, it was easy to be swept up in the triumphalism of the moment. As Brutus said, "then walk we forth even to the marketplace, and, waving our red weapons o'er our heads, let's all cry out 'peace, freedom, and liberty!'"