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Middle East Wars and the Unbreakable US-Israeli Ties ~ by @StephenLendman

By Stephen Lendman | Global Research | March 22, 2013 Longstanding US/Israeli ties remain firm. Obama’s visit reinforces them. It does more. It assures continued support. It endorses hardline extremism. It affirms occupation harshness. It lets Israel do what it pleases. America’s special relationship does more harm than good. It’s wrongheaded. Israel is more strategic […]

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No Nice Wars ~ by Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD | PNN English | Aug 8, 2012 An attack on an Egyptian army post in northern Sinai left 15 soldiers dead. The attack was denounced by all Palestinian resistance forces including mainstream ones (Fatah, PFLP, DFLP, popular resistance committees, Hamas) and even marginal Jihadi forces (Islamic Jihad). I was very disappointed to […]

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Dangerous social media games – When a state must pay citizens to fight its online public relations wars, it has already lost.

Related: Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. When a state must pay citizens to fight its online public relations wars, it has already lost. The Israeli government has set up Twitter accounts, but they have failed to attract a large following [GALLO/GETTY] Last Modified: 13 Jan 2012 16:16 – Opinion – […]

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“A Splendid Little War”: Jingoism And Gaza – OpEd

Related: Gaza Under Attack – in pictures August 22, 2011 |Mondoweiss |  By Paul Mutter | EurasiaReview With an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire tentatively set for Sunday night, will Israel resist the “seductive calls for a show of power in Gaza” (as one Haaretz op-ed puts it)? After excoriating the Egyptians for not doing enough to secure […]

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Awaiting the next Israeli Whitewash: UN expert panel reports little progress in probe of possible Gaza war crimes

The Associated Press | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:43:00 CST GENEVA – A U.N.-appointed expert panel has reported little progress by either Israel or the Palestinians in investigating if war crimes occurred in 2009 in Gaza. A panel chaired by former New York Supreme Court Judge Mary McGowan Davis on Friday said Israeli authorities “significantly […]

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Gaza Wakfs Minister Condemns Israeli Crimes

QNA | News |  Article Date: 14:35 2010/12/31 Article ID: 0026 Gaza, December 31 (QNA) – Minister of Wakfs and Religious Affairs in the disbanded Palestinian government in Gaza Dr. Talib Abu Shaar has condemned the crimes perpetrated by Israel against Jerusalem. In a statement issued by his ministry today Dr. Abu Shaar said the […]

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Slouching toward a Palestinian Holocaust

Richard Falk, TFF Associate June 29, 2007              And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,            Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?          William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming   There is little doubt that the Nazi Holocaust was as close to unconditional evil as has been revealed throughout the entire […]

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