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Carter answers questions from Haaretz Editor-in-Chief

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter fields questions from Haaretz Editor-in-Chief David Landau during an international Internet conference hosted by TheMarker.  Carter, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, brokered a peace treaty in 1979 between Israel and Egypt – the first such

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Posted in Activism, Democrats, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Media, NGOs, Peace, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

On Secular Fundamentalism

AP photos / left: Gautam Singh / right: Uwe Lein By Chris Hedges Source: Truthdig Chris Hedges, who went to seminary at Harvard Divinity School, is the author of “I Don’t Believe in Atheists.” This essay is adapted from the

Posted in GeoPolitics, NGOs, Politics, Religion and Politics, The Right-Wing, The West, United States

The Federal Reserve is a Private Financial Institution

Text of court ruling and analysis Court Rules Federal Reserve is Privately Owned Case Reveals Fed’s Status as a Private Institution   Below are excerpts from a court case proving the Federal Reserve system’s status. As you will see, the

Posted in Legal, Money, NGOs, Reports/Studies/Books, Top Secret, United States

Jewish leader calls Hagee ‘extremist’

The leader of the largest branch of American Judaism said Wednesday that synagogues in the movement shouldn’t work with the Rev. John Hagee, a Christian Zionist, calling him an “extremist” on Israeli policy who disparages other faiths. Rabbi Eric Yoffie,

Posted in NGOs, Religion and Politics, US - Israel relations

The Power of the Israel Lobby

Two Knights and a Dragon By URI AVNERY There are books that change people’s consciousness and change history. Some tell a story, like Harriet Beech Stowe’s 1851 “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, which gave a huge impetus to the campaign for the

Posted in American Politics, Federal government, History, Imperialism, Intelligence, International Relations, Israel, Legal, NGOs, Politics, Religion and Politics, Suspect Legislation, United States, US Foreign Policy

The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

By John J Mearsheimer and Stephen M Walt Five years ago, Atlantic Monthly commissioned two academics, John Mearsheimer of Chicago University and Stephen Walt of Harvard, to write a significant article about the influence of the Israeli lobby on American

Posted in American Politics, Federal government, History, International Relations, Israel, Money, Neocons, NGOs, Politics, Reports/Studies/Books, United States, US Foreign Policy

UNESCO slams new seven wonders list

THE UN body for culture overnight blasted a private initiative that drew nearly 100 million Internet and telephone voters to choose seven “new” wonders of the world. “This campaign responds to other criteria and objectives than that of UNESCO in

Posted in GeoPolitics, History, India, International Relations, NGOs, Politics, U.N.
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