War & Peace
kaitlyn tikkun | A diverse crowd of 400 were united in their outrage at Israel's military adventure. more... 6 Comments
Initiated by ANSWER, NCA, MAS FF | Saturday, August 12, 12 Noon, at the White House: NATIONAL EMERGENCY MARCH ON WASHINGTON! Defend the People of Palestine and Lebanon! Stop the U.S.-Israeli War! From Iraq to Lebanon to Palestine, Occupation is a Crime! Stop U.S. Aid to Israel! Support the Palestinian People's Right to Return! Money for Jobs and Education, Not for War and Occupation! more... 0 Comments
Icantake Nomore | Human Rights Council Special Session on the Occupied Palestinian Territories, July 6, 2006 Human Rights Watch written statement. more... 1 Comments
Dave Lindorff | But to get the other two cheers, the paper would have to take things a lot further. Not in terms of logic, but in terms of courage. more... 0 Comments
it never stops | This certainly is low on the list of "what's wrong" in the Middle East right now, but it is part of whats wrong. Reminding anyone of New Orleans yet?? more... 2 Comments
ranya | British Jews: WE WATCH WITH HORROR the collective punishment of the people of Gaza. more... 4 Comments
zainab | "It's gratifying to see that the people of New York as well as the leadership support Israel and are behind us 100 percent," said Consul General of Israel Arye Mekel. more... 3 Comments
Howie Hawkins | Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for US Senate for New York, said today the US government should use its leadership to affect an immediate cease-fire in the Middle East. He criticized the Bush administration’s unconditional support of Israel’s military attacks on the civilian populations in Gaza and Lebanon. “We are in a strong diplomatic position to pressure Israel into heeding a cease-fire by warning US funding to Israel will be cut completely if they don’t comply,” says Hawkins. “We must halt this disaster and the killings of innocent civilians before it gets deadlier,” Hawkins appealed.
Mike Flugennock | Has anyone else noticed how the Press and the State are shitting themselves over Iran finally managing to produce some crummy-assed smidgen of enriched uranium, while failing to notice that Israel has enough nukes to make a ring of craters around itself? more... 0 Comments
Mike Flugennock | "Everyone is crying out for peace,
Ahmed Janabi (via Aljazeera) | The US and British leaders may be getting domestic flak for their perceived mistakes in Iraq, but some observers in the Arab world see them as being quite successful - in carrying out a well-calculated plan to divide the country.
NOT BORED! | new book about "terroristic" modern art more... 1 Comments
Joseph A. Bello | As your aware, the Mayor and City Council recently passed the new city budget with NO money going to help veterans or returning troops. more... 0 Comments
Dave Lindorff | This is not a smart guy, or even a dummy fronting for a bunch of smart guys. This is an idiot who is listening to a bunch of idiots.
Myron (Mike) Stagman, PhD | The current Iraq War, waged primarily to seize incredibly rich oil resources for the benefit of the U.S.-UK Oil Cartel, was predictable. This type of imperialistic evildoing has been going on for a century. Countries and individuals that get in the Cartel's way tend to meet violent ends. more... 1 Comments
Arab NGO Network for Development | Lebanon has been under a war attack by Israel for the fifth day since
Hardig | In a way, the eerie silence of no bombs going off, and the distant buzz of helicopters and fighter jets can be as scary as the actual bombardments. Well, not quite of course, the bombardment is nothing less than Hell on earth for those in the direct line of fire, while the silence is more of a psychological strain for those waiting to see if they will be in the line of fire. Last night as I lay in bed, I felt as though there was a lot of activity going on south from here. I heard not only fighter jets, but what sounded like helicopters as well. Actually, I heard what sounded like a small propeller airplane, but that must have been a helicopter; no small propeller airplanes are likely to be in the air over Beirut at this point. Unless it was an unmanned drone that is, perhaps sent out to inspect the success of the terror campaign so far. The Dahiyeh is no more. Lebanon is getting hit from north to south. Shou, Israel, are you running out of targets yet? [Read More] || DN: Rania Masri in Lebanon || DN: Hizbollah, the United States and the Context Behind Israel's Offensive on Lebanon || Angry Arab more... 0 Comments
City Belt | Today at City Belt we feature a 3000+ word remembrance of the Iraq War and its effect on one soldier, a NJ native granted anonymity because he is still in the military as he awaits medical discharge. He describes multiple horrors of war, including the lack of proper equipment, shooting a group of civilians, and the PTSD that continues to haunts him.
Rasha in Beirut (reposted by @) | "Slowly but surely, in cold blood the country was being dismembered, ligament after ligament, inland, on the coast, and in the mountains." more... 1 Comments
Anatol Lieven | The great historical crisis of the 1860s produced Abaham Lincoln; the "Great Depression" of the 1930s produced Franklin Delano Roosevelt. We can only hope the political system of the US will produce similar leading figures. more... 0 CommentsPage 73 | Page 71
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