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Will the Real President Please Step Forward?

A week ago Israeli forces fired tear gas and stun grenades at a group of Palestinian children, ages six to twelve, who had gathered on a public street in Hebron to perform a dance. The group consisted of 15 children in all, both boys and girls, and the dance they were performing was dabke, a […]

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Obama calls Dalai Lama a good friend and inspiration

Dharamshala: – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the spiritual leader of Tibet “a good friend, His Holiness the Dalai Lama” and an inspiration for freedom and compassion, despite strong objections from Chinese government authorities. The two leaders exchanged greetings but did not meet directly, according to media reports. As the event commenced, President […]

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Netanyahu’s Congressional Address to Coincide with Jewish Purim Holiday

  A few days ago in an article entitled Politically Corrupt and Pro-Israel–Do the Two Traits Go Together?–I noted that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak before a joint session of Congress on March 3. I noted also that the date coincides with this year’s annual AIPAC policy conference in Washington. After I published that […]

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Where to now: Iraq today?

Where to now: Iraq Today? Clive Hambidge & Soraya Boyd “I thought Nick Clegg’s reaction was very disappointing. His reaction should not be of ‘openness’ to a judicial enquiry. He should be actively pushing for a judicial enquiry. The Government came to power four years ago. He’s had ample opportunity to uncover, as Deputy Prime […]

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Unemployment insurance available for Syrian rebels

As President Obama’s attempt to pass an extension of insurance benefits for unemployed American failed once again in Congress, he came up with a creative solution for desperate Americans trying to put food on the family table.  “I may not have the power to care for impoverished Americans,” he is reported to have said, “but […]

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Zionism versus Diplomacy and Peace – An Analysis

by Lawrence Davidson, 5 October 2013 Part I – Moderate Iran Iran’s new and more moderate President Hassan Rouhani came to the United Nations at the end of September. Amidst numerous interviews and diplomatic discussions, his message was clear: no, Iran will not give up its legal right to enrich uranium and no, Iran will […]

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Prove What You Don’t Have

Prove that you don’t have what I believe you have! That was an exact demand made on Saddam Hussein. He scoffed. That brought “shock and awe”, and Saddam was hanged on the mother of all ropes. Prove that you don’t have weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). The neocons sold the logic of that empty demand […]

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Assad agrees to cooperate in “symbolic strike” against Syria

The Assad regime in Syria today agreed to cooperate in a “symbolic strike” against itself.  “We understand the need for the U.S. to maintain its prestige and credibility,” said a Syrian government official, on condition of anonymity, “and if bombing some unused installation in the middle of nowhere will make them feel better, we’re willing […]

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Obama constituency overwhelmingly supports war with Syria

Despite a Reuters/Ipsos poll showing that only 9% of Americans support military intervention in Syria, the White House today assured the public that a more recent and reliable poll leaves no doubt that the President’s constituency favors war. The poll was conducted by Defense Industries Systems Information, Inc. (DIS Information).   It shows that 99.9% prefer […]

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Samantha Power: Israel to replace US on Security Council

Samantha Power, President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, has promised to push for a UN Security Council seat for Israel. (Loyalty to Israel is considered a prerequisite for high office, and creative ways of advancing Israel’s agenda are often rewarded with career advancement.) “The United States […]

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Historic compromise – Snowden and Obama both to stand trial

This reporter has learned from confidential sources that have top security clearance and a ticket to Hong Kong that there will be a major compromise in the Snowden case. Mr. Snowden, who has been indicted for espionage, theft and conversion of government property, has agreed to be extradited and stand trial before the U.S. Supreme […]

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Obama defends U.S. alliance with al-Qaeda

It’s not easy to get an interview with the U.S. President. I had to pretend I was compliant journalist David Gregory, but it worked.  Here is our conversation. Barb Weir:  Thank you for granting me this interview, Mr. President. Obama:  I owe you, David, after you suggested that Glenn Greenwald should be charged with a […]

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G8 and Abbas still block road to Middle East peace

WANTED: a ‘true justice’ process… and enforcement Yesterday the G8 Foreign Ministers meeting in London issued the following statement on the British government’s website… Middle East Peace Process G8 Foreign Ministers confirmed their commitment to a just, lasting, and comprehensive peace in the Middle East. They agreed on the urgent need to make progress on […]

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World Views of America

It wasn’t very long ago when the world view of the United States was one of a country that represented justice, democracy, freedom and moral accountability, even if only in the minds of the naive. ~Bernie Suarez Terms like justice, democracy, freedom and moral accountability are generalized with varied meanings for different people. They also […]

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@netanyahu @whitehouse Why It Is Apartheid in Israel Palestine

During February and March over 250 cities sponsor Israeli Apartheid Week events such as rallies, lectures, cultural performances, music shows, films and workshops that raise awareness of Israel’s Apartheid policies toward the indigenous Palestinians and in support of the Nonviolent Palestinian led call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli Apartheid policies and violations […]

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