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Protests and Pessimism Mark Five Years in Iraq

Antiwar protesters rolled through cities across the nation on Wednesday in a series of largely peaceful, and sometimes subdued, marches on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. While there were more than 140 arrests in

Posted in American Politics, Anti-war movement, Bush Adminisration, George W. Bush, International Relations, Iraq War, Military, Neocons, Peace, People, United Kingdom, United States, US Foreign Policy, War on Terror

Iran wants world ban on nuclear weapons

IRAN wants to ban all nuclear weapons through an international treaty, the country’s foreign minister said at the UN’s Conference on Disarmament. “The time has come to ban and eliminate all nuclear weapons,” Manouchehr Mottaki told the conference. The UN

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Posted in Iran, Peace, U.N., US - Iran relations, WMD

Majority of Israelis want to negotiate with Hamas

 by Glen Greenwald Last Sunday, Barack Obama gave a speech to a group of Jewish leaders in Cleveland, rejected the manipulative claim that one must “adopt an unwavering pro-Likud approach” or else be deemed “soft or anti-Israel,” and then (delicately)

Posted in Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Neocons, Palestinian Territories, Peace, United States, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

Muslim scholars send rare Christmas greetings

PARIS: Leading Muslim scholars have addressed warm Christmas greetings to Christians around the world, a message notable both for what it said and the fact that it was sent at all. The greetings, sent by a group of 138 Sunni,

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Posted in International Relations, Peace, Religion, Reports/Studies/Books

Paul’s $16M Haul… Impressive. No Buts.

There’s no question that Ron Paul has tapped into a unique, hitherto hidden vein in the Republican body politic, and it’s proved quite lucrative: he says he’s raised $16M this quarter and pulled in a record $6.6M in a single

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Posted in Activism, Anti-war movement, Civil liberties and human rights, Economics, Elections, Freedom of speech, Internet, Iraq War, Money, Peace, Reports/Studies/Books, Republicans, Western Media

Welcome to the Revolution

Yes, Antiwar Movement, There is a Santa Claus Welcome to the Revolution By DONNA J. VOLATILE You may not like the gift wrapping but the contents are what you wrote on your wish list: End the War, Bring the Troops

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Posted in American Politics, Elections, Op/Ed, Peace, Politics

Vatican: Palestinians should return home

A Vatican official said Wednesday that Palestinian refugees have the right to return to their homeland and he hoped Israeli-Palestinian peace talks would address the issue. Martino, who heads the Vatican’s office for migrants, said an agreement to restart peace

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Posted in George W. Bush, International Relations, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Lebanon, Legal, Palestinian Territories, Peace, Religion and Politics, US Foreign Policy
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