Robert Naiman: US plans $53 million arms sale as suppression of democracy movement gets a “seal of approval”.
Lia Tarachansky reports from Israel.
Knesset approves plan to jail asylum seekers for longest period of western world in biggest prison.
Jihan Hafiz reports that dozens killed as Egyptians demand a civilian government.
Maher Arar, who was rendered to Syria by the CIA and tortured by the regime on behalf the United States, speaks about the conflict in Syria.
Rahimullah Yusufzai: Negotiations must take place now, Taliban fighting for religion and country, can fight forever
Gareth Porter: Balance of forces in Middle East has changed with Hezbollah able to “cover entire territory of Israel” with rockets.
Ray McGovern: NYT ignores intelligence there is no evidence of Iran nuclear weapons program program. He also has some interesting observations about Alan Dershowtiz’s fantasies.
Produced by Jesse Freeston for The Real News Network, this video covers the military and police repression of the Sept. 15 concert in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, of popular anti-coup musical group Cafe’ Guancasco, as well as continuing efforts by the U.S. State Department and the United Nations to legitimize the regime of Porfirio Lobo Sosa.
Produced by Jesse Freeston of The Real News Network, the following video explores the current human rights situation in Honduras and the reasons we should question Hillary Clinton’s claim that the Pepe Lobo administration has “taken the steps necessary to restore democracy.”