Breaking: Israel, Gaza Ceasefire Reached
Egypt announced a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas in a bid to end the week of fighting between the two, which has resulted in the death of of 140 Palestinians and untold casualties and damage to the heavily populated Gaza strip.
We are all Israelis now: its brutality, unlike Syria’s, is fought in the name of the West’s war on terror
Who set the precedent when it comes to “collateral damage”? The West did. Now the Israelis reel out the same tired excuses and platitudes to justify their violence.
Stop pretending Israel’s massacre in Gaza is part of an even battle with Hamas and the Palestinians
On one side you’ve got three generations of a family wiped out. On the other, a woman’s got to ring Autoglass. And we act like this is battle whose fate is in the balance.
Israeli Terror Attacks: Day 7
November 20, 2012 “Information Clearing House” – When will Israel decide enough’s enough? When will enough dead Palestinian men, women, children, infants, and elderly satisfy Netanyahu’s blood lust? He’ll have to explain.
Israeli Airstrikes Kill 3 Palestinian Journalists
Israel admitted targeting the journalists, claiming they had links to Hamas ‘terror activity’
Barak Favors Gaza Ceasefire Terms, Netanyahu Opposes
The latest draft agreement on a cease to Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has split the Israeli cabinet, with Defense Minister Ehud Barak believing the deal should be accepted, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman believe Israel can hold out for a better deal.
The ‘Both-Sides-Are-Awful’ Dismissal of Gaza Ignores the Key Role of the US Government
The temptation to wash one’s hands of the whole conflict is understandable, but US support of Israel is a central force driving it all.
Can U.S. Citizens End Israel’s Legal Impunity?
Each time international law has attempted to censure Israel for its recent violations of human rights, the United States has stepped in to stop the process. If anyone is in a position to do something about this, it’s the U.S. public.
Is Israel’s Gaza Assault Laying the Groundwork for an Attack on Iran?
A close observation of the recent developments in Gaza might reveal broader implications for the region: Israel’s operation Amud Anan (“Pillar of Cloud”) in Gaza could be preparation for an Israeli strike on Iran.
Raymond Yans, U.N. Official, Calls For Marijuana Ballot Rollback
The head of the U.N. drug watchdog agency is urging U.S. federal officials to challenge ballot measures in Colorado and Washington that decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and over.
Let’s hear it for scandal!
I can’t abide the sort of Beltway scold who looks down his nose at political scandals as distractions from “the business of governing.” Ringside seats at the latest –’gate are among the few redeeming features of life in this miserable company town.
M23 rebels vow to take all of Congo, as army troops and police defect in Goma
Thousands of Congolese soldiers and policemen defected to the M23 rebels Wednesday, as rebel leaders vowed to take control of all Congo, including the capital Kinshasa.