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Remember All the Children, Mr. President Bill Quigley Remember the 20 children who died in Newtown, Connecticut. Remember the 35 children who died in Newtown Gaza this month from Israeli bombardments. Remember the 168 children who have been killed by … Continue reading

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Palestinians to renew UN statehood bid Agencies The Palestinians will renew a bid to upgrade their status at the United Nations, a move which could strengthen their statehood claims after talks with Israel stalled. Palestinians are listed as a UN … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s High-stakes Game in Gaza: Same Time, Same Place Ramzy Baroud Many key phrases have been presented to explain Israel’s latest military onslaught against Gaza, which left scores dead and wounded. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is flexing his muscles … Continue reading

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Growing Isolation: Boycott of Israel Crosses to Governments’ Realm Ramzy Baroud Should Israel be worried? Very much so, for the age of total impunity is coming to an end. Critical voices of the Israeli occupation and mistreatment of Palestinians are … 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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State Responsibility in the context of non-state actors Lilian Nyamwaro Are the International Law Commission’s 2001 Articles on State Responsibility for Internationally Wrongful Acts sufficiently robust in the context of non-state actors who commit acts of terrorism? The principle of … Continue reading

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Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report David Kretzmer The far-reaching consequences of the Levy report mean Israeli must either recognize that the legal system in the West Bank resembles apartheid – or extend political rights for all. The … 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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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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“Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It.” [Book] If you believe corporate personhood is a threat to democracy, then “Corporations Are Not People” is a must-read book. (Truthout … 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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The Ghost and the Machine: Drone Warfare and Accountability Kathy Kelly and Afghan Youth Peace Fazillah, age 25, lives in Maidan Shar, the central city of Afghanistan’s Wardak province.  She married about six years ago, and gave birth to a … Continue reading

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61 Homes Demolished in Gaza! Barbara Lubin I am writing this letter to you late at night and I am asking you to help me. Over the years I have asked for you to step up and reach out to … Continue reading