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Why the CIA Funds Nonviolence Training

| March 10, 2012

(This is the first of five posts about the American godfather of nonviolent resistance, Gene Sharp, and the role of CIA and Pentagon-funded foundations and think tanks in funding and promoting nonviolent resistance) One important aspect of the debate overĀ  “diversity of tactics” (i.e. the decision whether to be exclusively nonviolent) in the Occupy movement […]

Smoking Gun: US Role in Arab Spring

| September 10, 2011

Arabesque American by Ahmed Bensaada (Michel Brule May 2011) In tracking down sources for an upcoming presentation on the antiglobalization movement, I have come across a little gem called Arabesque Americaine by French Canadian author Ahmed Bensaada. The full title is Arabesque Americaine: Le role des Etats-Unis dans les revoltes de la rue arabe — […]