Rania Khalek Dispatches from the Underclass

Tag / Syria

PBS Frontline released a long anticipated documentary featuring Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, formerly the head of Jabhat Al Nusra, the al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, which is now called Hayat Tahrir al Sham, or HTS. Jolani is attempting to rebrand himself and his organization in an effort to be removed from the US terrorism list so […]

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In recent days, disturbing videos emerged of far right Israeli Jewish mobs roaming the streets of occupied East Jerusalem openly chanting for genocide and attacking Palestinians. Over 100 Palestinians were injured and at least 20 were hospitalized. Israeli police fired at Palestinians attempting to defend themselves with stun grenades, tear gas, skunk spray, and water […]

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A few weeks ago I participated in a speaking event about Syria and US foreign policy more generally. It was hosted by Massachusetts Peace Action. Below is a video of the conversation. What’s interesting about this event is that there was an attempt to get it canceled organized by a collection of pro-regime change groups […]

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My latest video on how and why sanctions kill. US sanctions are killing people in Iran, Syria AND Venezuela. It’s economic terrorism and it’s deadly. It has to stop! pic.twitter.com/lHFKLKpWHy — Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) April 26, 2019

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