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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

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

Pentagon’s Biggest Lie? “No Surprises” Expected from WikiLeaks

The pre-leak spin by the Pentagon is that they have already disclosed everything important that will be revealed in the next WikiLeaks document super-dump. Obama’s Pentagon apparently believes that Americans are as gullible – if not mutton-headed – as the

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Posted in Defense, DOD, Iraq, Military, Reports/Studies/Books, US Foreign Policy

Glen Greenwald: They hate us for our occupations

In 2004, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld commissioned a task force to study what causes Terrorism, and it concluded that “Muslims do not ‘hate our freedom,’ but rather, they hate our policies”:  specifically, “American direct intervention in the Muslim world” through our “one

Posted in History, Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, War on Terror

US, UK held secret Iraq war talks months before previously thought

United States and Britain held secret war talks with U.S. general 11 months before Iraq invasion America’s most senior general flew into Britain for top secret talks on the invasion of Iraq 11 months before the attack on Saddam Hussein’s

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Posted in Bush Adminisration, Iraq War, Reports/Studies/Books, United Kingdom, United States, US Foreign Policy

In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue

Deep inside the computer worm that some specialists suspect is aimed at slowing Iran’s race for a nuclear weapon lies what could be a fleeting reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament tale in which the Jews pre-empt

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Posted in Iran, Israel, Reports/Studies/Books, Technology, US Foreign Policy

Israeli court recognizes Jewish pre-1948 property deed in East Jerusalem, allowing for the legal eviction of dozens of Palestinian families who will be replaced by Jewish families

Dozens of Arab families may be evicted from East Jerusalem neighborhood under court ruling Judges reject appeal by Palestinians claiming to own a large plot in the western portion of Sheikh Jarrah, enabling settlers to move ahead with plans to

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Posted in History, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Legal, Oppression, Palestinian Territories, US Foreign Policy

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