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Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter: Time to move on Mideast peace

By Desmond Tutu and Jimmy Carter For nearly two decades, there have been peace processes in the Middle East but no peace. In recent visits to the region — including Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory — we have heard

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Posted in GeoPolitics, History, Israel, Middle East, Op/Ed, Palestinian Territories

Funding illegal Israeli settlements? Priceless.

by Bernard Keane Visa, Mastercard and PayPal all enable donations to be made to US-registered groups funding illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank in defiance of international law. It appears at least one of the major credit cards also

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Posted in Israel, Oppression, Palestinian Territories, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

WikiLeaks cables: India accused of systematic use of torture in Kashmir

Beatings and electric shocks inflicted on hundreds of civilians detained in Kashmir, US diplomats in Delhi told by ICR US officials had evidence of widespread torture by Indian police and security forces and were secretly briefed by Red Cross staff

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Ron Paul, G.O.P. Loner, Comes In From Cold

WASHINGTON — As virtually all of Washington was declaring WikiLeaks’s disclosures of secret diplomatic cables an act of treason, Representative Ron Paul was applauding the organization for exposing the United States’ “delusional foreign policy.” For this, the conservative blog RedState

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Posted in Federal government, Republicans, US Foreign Policy

“I’m with you, not my president,” House Leader Eric Cantor told Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu

Republican Cantor recants on Israel Incoming House Majority Leader tries to explain why he pledged allegiance to Israel’s leader over the US President. Soon-to-be House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) is desperately trying to explain away the promise he made

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Posted in Republicans, US - Israel relations

German Rail Under Fire for Controversial Israeli Project

Peace activists have strongly criticized a planned high-speed rail line in Israel that will cut through the West Bank and deprive Palestinian communities of land. A subsidiary of Germany’s national rail operator apparently helped plan the line, and critics claim

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Posted in Israel, Legal, Palestinian Territories

Study: Few Afghans know about 9/11, reason for war

92% of 1000 afghan men interviewed in Helmund and Kanhdahar provinces unaware of 9/11 according to UN study KABUL – Afghans in two crucial southern provinces are almost completely unaware of the September 11 attacks on the United States and

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Posted in Afghanistan, Reports/Studies/Books

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