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Rachel Corrie Verdict Highlights Impunity for Israeli Military

Amnesty International Calls Verdict ‘Denial of Justice’ Reposted from AmnestyUSA.org Contact: Carolyn Lang, clang@aiusa.org, 202-675-8759 (Washington, D.C.) — Amnesty International condemns an Israeli court’s verdict that the government of Israel bears no responsibility in the death of Rachel Corrie, saying the … Continue reading

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The Julian Assange Show: Noam Chomsky & Tariq Ali

   

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Intervention is now Driving Syria’s Descent into Darkness

By Seumas Milne August 08, 2012 Reposted from “The Guardian” The destruction of Syria is now in full flow. What began as a popular uprising 17 months ago is now an all-out civil war fuelled by regional and global powers … Continue reading

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Deadlock over Syria

By Alain Gresh Published in Le Monde Diplomatique The Syrian people, like the Egyptians and others across the Arab world, are reviving the desires and ambitions that they abandoned after the Arab defeat in the 1967 war. The outcome, and … Continue reading

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Congress Pushes for War With Iran

By Stephen Zunes Reposted from “The Huffington Post” Link In another resolution apparently designed to prepare for war against Iran, the U.S. House of Representatives, in an overwhelmingly bipartisan 401-11 vote, has passed a resolution (HR 568) urging the president to oppose any policy … Continue reading

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Video: Ceasefire Reached After Israeli Air Strikes Killed 26 Palestinians in Gaza

Watch here From Democracy Now: As Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip reportedly agree to a ceasefire after four days of cross-border violence, we speak with Ali Abunimah, co-founder of the online publication, “The Electronic Intifada.” Earlier today, an … Continue reading

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Trapped by Denial of Rights, Illusion of Statehood: The Case of the Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

March 1, 2012 The bid to attain UN membership is a reflection of the impasse the Palestinian leadership reached in the negotiations with the Israelis and their American sponsor. It is the PLO/PA attempt to break out of the deadlock … Continue reading

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