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Corbyn resets the ‘special relationship’

Rachel Shabi Rachel Shabi is a journalist and author of Not the Enemy: Israel’s Jews from Arab Lands The new Labour leader is a critic of interventionism and military aggression. Where will that leave the United States? Al Jazeera 13 Oct 2015 10:22 GMT The joke typically goes that if you want to know what […]

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Marwan Bishara: The rise of the Oslo generation

Marwan Bishara is the senior political analyst at Al Jazeera. Three reasons why the Israelis need to stop whining. Al Jazeera 14 Oct 2015 12:45 GMT In 1988, Israel’s then Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin ordered his lieutenants at the height of the first Palestinian Intifada to “break the bones” of young Palestinian inciters and stone […]

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Ramzy Baroud: Of Course, It Is an Intifada: This Is What You Must Know

Ramzy Baroud (www.ramzybaroud.net) is a media consultant, an internationally-syndicated columnist and the editor of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is My Father was A Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story (Pluto Press). Antiwar.com October 15, 2015 When my book Searching Jenin was published soon after the Israeli massacre in the Jenin refugee camp in 2002, I was […]

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Gideon Levy: Even Gandhi Would Understand the Palestinians’ Violence

Haaretz October 12, 2015 – Through the haze of self-righteousness, media propaganda, incitement, distraction, brainwashing and victimhood of the past few days, the simple question returns in full force: Who’s right? There are no justified arguments left in Israel’s arsenal, the kind a decent person could accept. Even Mahatma Gandhi would understand the reasons for […]

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Rabbis in conflict over whether to kill wounded terrorists

By JEREMY SHARON The Jerusalem Post 10/15/2015 15:16 Several senior rabbis have raised a heated debate in the last few days over the approach in Jewish law toward a terrorist who has committed a terror attack but is subsequently wounded and incapacitated. Earlier this week, prominent national-religious rabbi and chairman of the Tzohar rabbinical association, […]

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Islamic Movement head prevented from leaving Israel

Interior minister issues order barring Raed Salah, on his way to Turkey, from exiting country for one month amid incitement charges By Times of Israel staff October 15, 2015, The head of the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel was barred from boarding a flight to Turkey Wednesday per a court order preventing […]

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US, Russia & Syria: The Problem With Faking It

By Thomas S. Harrington Thomas S. Harrington is a professor of Iberian Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and the author of the recently published book, Livin’ la Vida Barroca: American Culture in a Time of Imperial Orthodoxies. Via “Common Dreams” – October 12, 2015 “Information Clearing House” The great danger of faking your […]

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