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Violating International Law in Gaza
As Israel's assault claims the lives of hundreds of Palestinian children, there's no doubt that it's a form of collective punishment.
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State Department OKs Largest-Ever Sale of Hellfire Missiles to Iraq
Pending Congressional approval, 5,000 Hellfire missiles will be shipped to Iraqi forces
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Collective Punishment in Gaza
Three days after the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched the current war in Gaza, he held a press conference in Tel Aviv during which he said, in Hebrew, according to the Times of Israel, “I think the Israeli people understand now what I always say: that there cannot be a situation,...
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The Jobless City of Kabul and the Works of War
KABUL, Afghanistan—Last week, here in Kabul, the Afghan Peace Volunteers welcomed activist Carmen Trotta, from New York, who has lived in close community with impoverished people in his city for the past 25 years, serving meals, sharing housing, and offering hospitality to the best of his ability...
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Behind Door Number Three in Iraq
Obama has few good options in Iraq, but the worst choice would be emulating George W. Bush.
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Ticking Diplomatic Clock a Cover for Israeli Assaults on Gaza
U.S. military, financial, and veto power at the Security Council controls what can be done, even in such extreme moments of carnage.
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'World Stands Disgraced' as Israel Bombs Another UN-Designated Shelter in Gaza
An intensified Israeli bombardment promises no place to hide for Palestinians living in walled-off enclave as even refugee centers are repeatedly hit
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Terrorism in the Israeli Attack on Gaza
As I’ve written many times before , “terrorism” is, and from the start was designed to be , almost entirely devoid of discernible meaning. It’s a fear-mongering slogan, lacking any consistent application, intended to end rational debate and justify virtually any conduct by those who apply the term...
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Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence
MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Intelligence on Shoot-Down of Malaysian Plane Executive Summary U.S.–Russian intensions are building in a precarious way over Ukraine, and we are far from certain that your advisers fully appreciate...
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Obama Approves Secret Nuclear Weapons Deal With UK
Critics say countries should be disarming, not collaborating on nuclear arms materials and technologies.
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