Tag Archives: United States

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#opGTMO: Justice for Guantanamo and the President of the United States’ Speech Rachael M. Rudolph The following is an articulation of my understanding of the points made by the President of the United States regarding an issue near and dear … Continue reading

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 The UN, Integrated Systems & American Intransigence To Accountability Clive Hambidge. Part One Integrated Systems In Wikipedia we find this, concerning an overview of the meaning ‘integrated systems’ “A system is an aggregation of subsystems cooperating so that the system … Continue reading

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Palestinian UN Recognition Bid Wins Support From Switzerland, Denmark Stephanie Nebehay and Noah Browning GENEVA/RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Switzerland and Denmark on Wednesday joined a growing list of European countries that back an upgrade for Palestinians to … Continue reading

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Israel’s Plans for a New Arab World Dr Faysal Mikdadi Israel’s aim has always been dividing the Arab World, weakening Arab states, creating a powerful Israeli hegemony in the Middle East whilst expanding its own territories. It is helped by … Continue reading

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Nuclear weapons as instruments of peace? Richard Falk A few days ago I was a participant in a well-attended academic panel on “the decline of violence and warfare” at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association held this year … Continue reading

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The Massive Palestinian Hunger Strike: Traveling below the Western Radar Richard Falk Can anyone doubt that if there were more than 1300 hunger strikers in any country in the world other than Palestine, the media in the West would be obsessed … Continue reading

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One state solution featured on NPR and in Carter ‘IHT’ Op-Ed Adam Horowitz As the possibility of a two-state solution fades into the horizon (cue the flatline), the discussion of alternatives continues to expand. Building off last month’s One State … Continue reading

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On anti-Semitism, war crimes, and old poets Lillian Rosengarten Silence in the face of apartheid is unbearable. We can no longer remain silent nor turn our backs and pretend ignorance to a gruesome occupation of stolen land, the cruelest collective … Continue reading

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Amira Hass explains why Israel’s U.S. model of ethnic cleansing failed, and why ‘Jewish regime’ will ‘crumble’ Philip Weiss It is very common these days to hear supporters of Israel seek to justify ethnic cleansing by saying that You did … Continue reading

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Obama Adminsitration Silencing Palistani Drone-Strike Lawyer Medea Benjamin  “Information Clearing House” — When is the last time you heard from a civilian victim of the CIA’s secret drone strikes? Sure, most of them can’t speak because they’re deceased. But many … Continue reading

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Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became “People” – and How You Can Fight Back Thom Hartmann If you believe that corporations should not have the same rights as people – if you are appalled by the 2010 Citizens United decision – … Continue reading

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President Obama and His key Advisors are a Gang of War Criminals Dave Lindorff February 29, 2012 “Information Clearing House” —- If a bunch of street toughs decided to gang up and beat the crap out of some guy in … Continue reading

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How to Leave Guantánamo: By Means of a Plea Deal or In A Coffin Andy Worthington Guantánamo briefly emerged from the shadows on Wednesday, February 29, when Majid Khan, a Pakistani national described as one of 14 “high-value detainees” when he … Continue reading

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Corporate Immunity Looks Likely: Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Shell In Human Rights Suit (Update) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning appeared divided along party lines, with a conservative majority ready to hold that corporations cannot … Continue reading

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AIPAC and the Push Toward War Robert Wright The Atlantic” —  Late last week, amid little fanfare, Senators Joseph Lieberman, Lindsey Graham, and Robert Casey introduced a resolution that would move America further down the path toward war with Iran. … Continue reading