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Israel's isolation continues to grow. In response to Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu's recent election campaign, in which he voiced opposition to a two-state solution and support for even more ...
by pasuburbdem1
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
A review meeting for the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty is taking place in NYC and numerous sources are reporting Iran has asked that Israeli nuclear weapons and the 5 permanent Security Council ...
by subir
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 06:09 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
The celebration of Earth Day last week once again has made conservation a cause célèbre, if only for a fleeting moment. One of the areas that got a lot of attention this year was the effort at ...
by recoveringConservative
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:14 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
by subir
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:20 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Hey, let's go bomb somebody! Then lets go invade on the ground! Middle East Saudis Announce Halt to Yemen Bombing Campaign By RICK GLADSTONEAPRIL 21, 2015 Civil war. Religious War. GWOT. ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 03:23 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
This was written in August 2014 and published on my blog as Why Do I Criticize The Israeli Government? My Response To Sam Harris . I'm posting it here because it's a long-form response to many views ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
After hearing the news about the deal brokered between P5+1 and Iran which will seemingly go a long way toward ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 249 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:22 PM PDT with 214 Recommends
Ron Prosor (Israel's man at the UN) wrote an Op-Ed in the Times on March 31 titled The U.N.’s War on Israel . I found it extremely annoying, but after a few deep breaths I managed to channel my ...
by subir
Comment Count 152 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 09:45 AM PDT with 123 Recommends
Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home -- so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any map of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 09:02 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Earlier today, the White House submitted the US's 2025 emissions target to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in preparation for the climate talks in Paris later this ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 09:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
That's a pretty high threshold-bar to have been reach there ... given all the outrage-fatigue lately. TPP so bad even the US congress is shocked by Leith van Onselen; Unconventional Economist in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 380 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 06:30 PM PDT with 422 Recommends
Haaretz is reporting the following: France to begin push for UN Security Council resolution on Israeli-Palestinian conflict France plans to start discussions with partners in the "coming weeks" on ...
by subir
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 11:31 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Any war can become a third world war and a nuclear holocaust, and Yemen is no exception. Last night, news reports from NBC News indicated that Saudi Arabia was committing 150,000 troops and 100 ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:32 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
It must just really frost Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina that Barack Obama is president and he isn't. After all,
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 12:18 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Benjamin Netanyahu has probably retained power in Israel as his Likud party won 29 seats in Parliament while the center-left Zionist Union had 24 seats. The Likud Party is likely to form a ...
by stonehenge
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 08:35 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Shortages of fresh water for human consumption and farming could reach crisis proportions in just 15 years, ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 10:58 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Whatever happens in Tuesday's elections in Israel, Americans will have learned two valuable lessons. For starters, when it mattered most on U.S. policy toward Iran, Republicans supported a foreign ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 02:38 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The petition was filed on March 9th, which means that in 7 days the vote total has gone over the White House response trigger by a margin of three to one. DON'T MISS OUT !! Formal title: File ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 05:03 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The controversial open letter to the leader of Iran has provoked seemly contradictory responses from the State Department and the Iranian government concerning how legally "€œbinding"€ the ...
by Jon Says
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 10:46 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Al Jazeera gets it right. NY Times, in contrast, are going out of their way to avoid identifying the fundamental, high school civics fail of Republican ignorance at the core of their recent "Open ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 180 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 07:35 AM PDT with 219 Recommends