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UPDATE Israel: Netanyahu coalition announced at 61 seats. Kulanu sets presser tomorrow
Recall all the stories telling us how Likud and Benjamin ("Bibi") Netanyahu had won a great victory at the polls on March 17th ??? Well, it's not just Fox News. They all had it wrong. Netanyahu's ...
waterstreet2008 05/06/2015 95
"2,000 dead, 11,000 wounded, half a million refugees" = Mission Accomplished - Breaking the Silence
Earlier this week, Breaking the Silence (and organization of Israeli veterans) released a report: " This is How We Fought in Gaza - Soldiers' testimonies and photographs from Operation Protective ...
subir 05/06/2015 18
Coming false GOP meme: Obama lost Syria
The American news media is waking up to the fact that the tide of war has turned against President Bashar al-Assad of Syria. The instrument of this change has been the Nusra Front -- al Qaeda'...
gjohnsit 05/04/2015 35
President Carter urges Palestinians to hold elections
During his recent visit, former President Carter urged Palestinians to hold elections soon. Its been almost ten years since the last elections were held and therefore no officeholder in Palestine ...
JNEREBEL 05/04/2015 29
Bernie Sanders' Run Can Help the US Less War Movement
A key problem confronting Americans who would like to see the US involved in less war is that as Peter Beinart recently noted in the Atlantic: It's also notoriously hard to mobilize Americans ...
Robert Naiman 05/04/2015 28
"we do not spare ammo – we unload, we use as much as possible" - Breaking the Silence on Gaza
In the summer of 2014, 2,205 people were killed in Gaza. 547 children were among those killed and over 1,000 were permanently disabled. Entire families died in their homes as a result of IDF bombs.
subir 05/04/2015 29
Overnight News Digest: May 3, 2015
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 ...
side pocket 05/03/2015 40
Tel Aviv looked like Baltimore today
CNNI was covering in detail racial protests turned violent in Tel Aviv Israel today. While the first video I found of it was from April 30th, the protests continue today in Tel Aviv. The protests ...
Havoth 05/03/2015 37
Filastin: 6 year old child arrested in Jerusalem; The Death of Compassion
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 ...
subir 05/03/2015 5
Why Syria needs an earthquake
The earthquake that struck Nepal killed around 6,000 people and displaced nearly half a million. It was a horrible humanitarian crisis that justifiably got the world's attention. If only ...
gjohnsit 05/01/2015 29
Republicans Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio obstruct Republican Senate on Iran vote
This is precisely what Republican leadership deserved to get when recruiting and backing unhinged zealots like the newly elected Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR). Now ...
Joan McCarter 04/30/2015 47
Sandy Tolan: The One-State Conundrum
Here’s a punchline the Obama administration could affix to the Middle East right now: With allies like these, who needs enemies? If you happen to be in that administration, that region must seem ...
TomDispatch 04/30/2015 3
Vote No On Armageddon
A recent Bloomberg poll noted a disturbing political fact: Republicans are willing to support Israel even when its objectives diverge from those of the US. This ominous stance is a consequence of ...
bobburnett 04/30/2015 13
Jimmy Carter Explains The Biggest Problem In Presidential Campaigns Today (And It's Not Ted Cruz)
According to International Business Journal, former President Jimmy Carter said he raised 'zero' money in donations during his 1976 run against the current President Gerald Ford, who also ...
Leslie Salzillo 04/29/2015 51
Senate kills amendment that would have made Iran agreement a treaty. Condoleezza Rice helps
Condoleeza Rice says the Iran deal is "classically an executive agreement and doesn't need to be a treaty... " The Senate voted 39-57 Tuesday night for an amendment that would have required the ...
Meteor Blades 04/29/2015 22
Australia Labor Party to shift on Palestine support
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 ...
pasuburbdem1 04/28/2015 3
Israel: When Democracy Becomes Theocracy
I am a person of faith. I am a Christian, at least in so far as I self-identify as a " Christ follower ". I believe there is a God; i.e. a single supreme being who created the multi-verse in which I ...
Bud Fields 04/28/2015 7
Al-Qaeda now stronger than ever thanks to our allies
Remember al-Qaeda? With all the hype about ISIS it's easy to forget that it was al-Qaeda that attacked us, while Daesh never did. If you've forgotten that, you wouldn't be alone. It seems that ...
gjohnsit 04/27/2015 34
Iran brings up Israeli/P5 nukes at annual Nuclear Proliferation Treaty meeting
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 ...
subir 04/27/2015 42
Corker seeks to keep poison amendments out of Iran review bill. Boehner: no veto override possible
Bob Corker has his work cut out for him keeping poison pill amendments out of Iran nuclear deal review bill.
Meteor Blades 04/27/2015 22
Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans Should Oppose Fast Track Trade Bill
In 2010, the Census Bureau estimated that there were 1.7 million Americans of Arab descent. The Arab American Institute thinks this was an undercount, and puts the number now at about 3.7 million. ...
Robert Naiman 04/27/2015 1
Who said: "The Arab world is a source of danger, killing, destruction over the whole world" ???
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 ...
waterstreet2008 04/27/2015 249
Hillary's GOP rivals line up for Adelson's cash
"If this was any person but Hillary Clinton," Newt Gingrich said Sunday of foreign donations to the Clintons' global charity, "they'd be under indictment right now for a clearly ...
Jon Perr 04/26/2015 39
Who said "The Arab world is twenty-one failed states..."? Not the president of Egypt
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 ...
HarryTurtledove 04/26/2015 10
Filastin: No Arabs Allowed; Christian cemetery vandalized; Annual March of Return
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 ...
subir 04/26/2015 13
Does Fast Track Supporter Earl Blumenauer Also Support Israeli Settlements?
I was recently introduced to the acronym "TSINO" - "Two-Stater in Name Only." This is someone who claims to support the international consensus for a diplomatic resolution of the Israel-Palestine ...
Robert Naiman 04/24/2015 9

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