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Iranians Observe the 35th Anniversary of the 1979 Revolution

Thirty-five years today, the people of Iran emerged victorious against the American-backed Pahlavi dynasty, later establishing the Islamic Republic of Iran by popular referendum in April of 1979. People all over Iran have turned out by the millions to celebrate Iran’s sovereign and independent path, and celebrate the re-birth and history of this nation which […]

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An Open Letter to Barack Obama From A Syrian Citizen

Editor’s note: We recently received this correspondence from a Syrian citizen in response to our recent article about Syria.  The letter included along with it, a correspondence with Barack Obama, which we have reproduced at the request of the sender. To the Editor, As a Syrian, I was very pleased to read your article about […]

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American warmongers fix their gaze on Syria

Just 10 years after the wasteful and pointless war in Iraq, and less than two years after the NATO backed war in Libya, the criminal Obama regime in Washington is once again beating the war drums and is dead set on targeting Syria. The pretext is all too familiar; the allegations of “chemical weapons being used on civilians” […]

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Imperialism, Neo Imperialism

In modern discourse, the term imperialism is generally considered by both mainstream historians and leftists to be a “dirty” word. The former regard it as a relic of the past, conjuring up images of pith helmets and colonial settlements, the Scramble for Africa and the “Great Game” in Central Asia. In Marxist discourse, the term […]

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More to Middle East riots than meets the Eye

A recent spat of protests and riots in the Muslim world have been making headlines in recent days, especially after United States Ambassador Chris Stevens to Libya was killed. Images are being splashed all over the printed press and television of the most crazed, angry looking bearded Muslims burning American flags and shouting.  Americans have […]

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LETTER: Syrians must forge their own path for the future

To the Editor: I have been a frequent reader of RidingTheTiger, and have thus far been impressed by the quality of the articles.  The authors have presented interesting facts in a clear manner, and for this I thank them. As we watch the current situation in Syria unfold, I’d like to weigh in with some […]

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Mr. Obama of Amerikwa and Dr. Ahmadinejad of Iran

As the 2012 elections approach, the candidates of both American political parties are lining up to see who can best appease their masters.  A big issue, especially for certain lobbyist groups such as AIPAC, is how the next President of the United States will deal with Iran.  The major candidates, with the notable exception of […]

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Zionist America’s favorite communist terrorists

American politicians have recently been lobbying to remove the MEK from a list of terrorist organizations. Last Tuesday, six Members of Congress lead by Bob Filner (D-CA) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), both stallwart supporters of the Zionist state, signed a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urging that the State Department remove the far-left […]

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The Tale of “Amina” and what it really means

A rather insignificant blog exploded onto the international stage last week, as the supposedly “fair and balanced” Western media lamented over the circumstances of its author: a middle-aged lesbian blogger with American citizenship supposedly abducted in the early hours of the morning by intolerant Syrian thugs.  The story was so perfect that these agents of the […]

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