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OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 08:58 PM PDT with 45 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 2 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This morning, a diary reached the reclist, a diary which was in part based on a totally misattributed quotation. The quotation that formed the first part of the title, and which appeared in block ...
by HarryTurtledove
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 01:56 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Republication. Done to correct the linked title. Please forgive.... Unless you follow the Arabs and world press you are not going to see the answers to this mystery. NY Times got in a one-sentence ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 249 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 05:19 AM PDT with 68 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
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 08:58 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
The New York Times on Sunday featured a fascinating interview with President Obama conducted by columnist Tom Friedman. In the U.S., most analysts focused on the president's ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 02:52 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Yara Sallam believes in standing up for human rights. So when a delegation from the UN came to visit her in El-Qanater Prison in Egypt, where she is currently serving a 2-year sentence for ...
by wordmonkey
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 11:13 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Washington is normalizing diplomatic relations with Egypt's military dictatorship, and to prove it President Obama is giving them lots of lethal weapons . President Barack Obama on Tuesday ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 02:19 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Can 2015 Yemen become 1991 Kuwait considering the fine lines in the sand being drawn in deciding which alliances will become important. Will peacekeeping be distinguished between regime change or ...
by annieli
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 10:15 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Angry Marmot, I need you. Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, who talks to Netanyahu ‘a lot,’ says his country is in danger of collapse Egypt has a population of 90 million. If this ...
by EdMass
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 04:15 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Charlie could have been interviewing Condi just prior to invading Iraq. Everything National Security Advisor Susan Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or a product ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 05:23 AM PST with 19 Recommends
During his reign, the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II built an extraordinary number of monuments in his capitol city, Pi-Ramesse. In later centuries, Pi-Ramesse was abandoned and forgotten, lost in the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 11:59 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] A question of perpetual fascination for sociologists and political scientists is the transformation of Germany in the 1930’s into a foaming, unstable violent ...
by paradox
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 07:07 AM PST with 13 Recommends
With the carnage in Syria, the sectarian ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 05:23 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Sunday brought more horrifying acts of human torture and murder by ISIS . Twenty-one ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 10:45 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The war against ISIS has now officially left the Levant (thus making the term ISIL obsolete). Egypt is leading this charge after ISIS militants cut the heads off of 21 Coptic Christians. (AP) —
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 79 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 02:02 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Egypt responded quickly to the release of video documenting the beheading of 21 men. Egypt says it has bombed Islamic State targets in Libya, hours after the militants released video of apparent ...
by annieli
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 10:25 AM PST with 14 Recommends
This is crazy stuff. The United States and Israel are on opposite sides in the ISIS War. Same time Jordan sends its Air Force in to pummel the Islamists, Israel under Bibi Netanyahu kills more of ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 85 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 10:57 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The city of Rafah has survived the invading armies of Assyria, Greece, and Rome, among others. It has outlasted Napoleon's armies, the Mamluks, the British, and the Ottoman Empire, just to name ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 325 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 12:49 PM PST with 266 Recommends