Vijay Prashad

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Name: Vijay Prashad
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Vijay Prashad: 2011 NATO Bombing of Libya Led to Rise of Militias Now Fighting for Oil-Rich Land

Libya is experiencing its most intense fighting since the 2011 NATO -backed campaign to remove Muammar Gaddafi. On Monday, the Libyan Parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister. ... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Blowback: Vijay Prashad on How Islamic State Grew Out of U.S Invasion of Iraq, Destruction of Nation

Militants from Islamic State stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces. Fighters from Islamic State have seized three Syrian military bases in the area in recent weeks. This comes as the Pentagon considers expanding ... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Democracy Now! - August 25, 2014 at 9:00am

- 9:00amDemocracy Now!Blowback: Vijay Prashad on How Islamic State Grew Out of U.S Invasion of Iraq, Destruction of Nation; “I Can’t Breathe”: NYC March over Chokehold Death of Eric Garner Protests Police Violence Nationwide; Hip-Hop Voices Talib Kweli ... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Northampton protest draws parallels between Ferguson and Gaza

NORTHAMPTON — Chanting "From Ferguson to Palestine, killing people is a crime," protesters marched through downtown Northampton Friday evening in what's become a weekly demonstration against military aggression, police brutality, economic injustice, and ... [Published MassLive - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-Term Strategy

Vijay Prashad: US airstrikes are working strategically but alone with not turn the tide against the Islamic State ... [Published RINF.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israel in political isolation over new Palestinian government

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS - The United States’ decision to “work with” the new Palestinian government has virtually isolated Israel: the only country so far to have publicly rejected the political alliance between Fatah and Hamas.“Not a single nation ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Vijay Prashad on IS and Iraq, Emira Woods on Africa Summit

Play PauseDownload MP3 (right click)This week on CounterSpin : With the Islamic State, or IS, occupying large swathes of Iraq and Syria, a common refrain from politicians and pundits is to suggest that the group would not be a menace had the US intervened ... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

No Victors or Vanquished in Brutal Gaza Conflict

Armed Conflicts , Crime & Justice , Global , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Humanitarian Emergencies , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Middle East & North Africa , Migration & Refugees , Peace , Population , Poverty ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. in Iraq: Where's Our Coalition?

The U.S. is bombing key ISIS strongholds in Northern Iraq, helping Kurdish forces reassert their control. But what's the role of the other regional powers in helping the cause?  Vijay Prashad , Chair of South Asian History and Professor of International ... [Published WNYC - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq Intervention Ignites Debate Among Progressives

The Obama Administration’s military action against the extremist ISIS group has sparked a debate among progressives.University of Denver Professor Nader Hashemi, the co-editor of The Syria Dilemma , supports the U.S. move.“If U.S. intervention can save ... [Published Progressive Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why US Airstrikes Won't Defeat ISIS (VIDEO)

Vijay Prashad: Renewed US air strikes will plunge Iraq into further chaos while the US and its allies refuse to seek a regional solution to the conflict.byScholar, journalist, and activist Vijay Prashad (Photo: Real News Network Screen Shot)In this interview ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Back to Iraq

USA Today is reporting: “U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, which continued Sunday with an attack on a convoy of vehicles operated by Islamic militants, could continue indefinitely to protect refugees and the Kurdish city of Irbil, according to a senior ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Aug 12 2014]

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...the door for the different militias to now compete against each other," says Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College. "so the day gaddafi was killed, from then onwards, the militias have basically been at each other’s throats."

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The Evening Blues - 8-26-14 [Published Daily Kos - 20 hours ago]
Vijay Prashad: 2011 NATO Bombing of Libya Led t... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 26 2014]
The Evening Blues - 8-25-14 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 26 2014]
Blowback: Vijay Prashad on How Islamic State Gr... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 25 2014]
Democracy Now! - August 25, 2014 at 9:00am [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Aug 25 2014]
Northampton protest draws parallels between Fer... [Published MassLive - Aug 23 2014]
US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-Ter... [Published RINF.com - Aug 21 2014]
Israel in political isolation over new Palestin... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 18 2014]
A Moral Foundation for Foreign Policy [Published ZNet - Aug 18 2014]
A moral foundation for foreign policy [Published The Hindu - Aug 17 2014]
Libyan intelligence chief shot dead in Benghazi [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 16 2014]
Vijay Prashad on IS and Iraq, Emira Woods on Af... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Aug 15 2014]
Hundreds of scholars say they won’t engage with... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 14 2014]
No Victors or Vanquished in Brutal Gaza Conflict [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 13 2014]
Iraq Intervention Ignites Debate Among Progress... [Published Progressive Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Why US Airstrikes Won't Defeat ISIS (VIDEO) [Published Common Dreams - Aug 12 2014]
U.S. in Iraq: Where's Our Coalition? [Published WNYC - Aug 12 2014]
Making sense of India's response to the Gaza cr... [Published rediff.com - Aug 12 2014]
Back to Iraq [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Aug 12 2014]
Whatever Happened to Cynthia McKinney? [Published Power Line - Aug 11 2014]
Gaza violence: Yes, the beautiful people are ou... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 10 2014]
Thousands of Yazidis Rescued, But Many More Are... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 08 2014]
Is Zionism/ Jewish Nationalism a Political Cult... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 07 2014]
Narendra Modi’s pragmatism over Gaza shows he i... [Published Prospect - Jul 31 2014]
For a little pressure on Israel [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
TeleSUR English lands in the USA [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 24 2014]
Mr. Modi– do not court apartheid Israel in my name [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
The Brics and mortar of the South [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 20 2014]
Why No Vetoed Resolutions on Civilian Killings ... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 18 2014]
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Jul 18 2014]
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Hundreds of scholars say they won’t engage with... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 14 2014]
Steven Salaita In the last 24 hours, sociologists and scholars of composition and rhetoric have organized two new statements of refusal regarding the Steven Salaita affair . 1. The sociology statement reads as follows : Dear Chancellor Wise: ...
Thousands of Yazidis Rescued, But Many More Are... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 08 2014]
Militant hoisting the Islamic State flag, replacing the Kurdish flag tweeted by an account believed to be associated with the Islamic State. Thousands of Yazidis stranded in the mountains of northern Iraq have been rescued , according to UN officials. ...
Is Zionism/ Jewish Nationalism a Political Cult... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 07 2014]
By Juan Cole Liberal politics in the broad sense, in the tradition of Locke, Voltaire, Madison, Jefferson and John Stuart Mill, is rooted in a conviction that vigorous debate clarifies issues and makes for better public policy over time. This principle ...
Mr. Modi– do not court apartheid Israel in my name [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
I have never quite known the exact inflections to the label “World’s largest democracy” that is accorded to my country, India.  Does it mean (a) that the Government is the most democratic? Or does it mean (b) that India is the most populous country that ...
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Jul 18 2014]
Enjoy the tranquil sounds of Carla White, everyone. International Politics Overall - A Malaysian Airlines plane was allegedly shot down near the Ukrainian/Russian border by a surface-to-air missile . The  295 people on board were all killed, ...
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