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Snow Job About Israel-Palestine – An Analysis

December 24, 2013   ·   0 Comments

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By Lawrence Davidson: In our house we get the New York Times (NYT) because the Philadelphia Inquirer’s (that is our city paper) coverage of international affairs is very limited.

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Where’s A New Mandela When We Need Him or Her Now?

By Murray Polner: How many of our editorial writers, pundits and ordinary Americans know that Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu has articulate and informed opponents in Israel ...

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The Dogs Of War Still Growl

By Eugene Schulman: I’m getting a real kick out of all the Monday morning quarterbacking about the Geneva nuclear talks agreement between the P5+1 and Iran. Almost ...

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Without Fear, Without Favor

By Uri Avnery: The Words “lifetime achievement” have a certain undertone. There is a hint that the work is finished.

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“If You Liked Iraq, You’ll Love Iran”

By Murray Polner: In Thomas Friedman’s 1989 book From Beirut to Jerusalem he wrote of his father-in-law being stopped by a business associate who warned ...

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NYT Reports an Astonishing Admission on Syrian Chemical Weapons Sites

By Michael M’Gehee: Since this past spring the Obama administration has claimed numerous times that the Syrian rebels do not have access to chemical weapons. Following the ...

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Serious Questions about the Integrity of the UN Report on Syria

By Subrata Ghoshroy: News reports of an alleged chemical weapons attack by Syrian government forces in the suburbs of Damascus in the early morning hours of August 21 spreaded like wildfire.

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The Visit and the Phone Call

By Murray Polner: No-one knows yet how committed or serious Barack Obama was in reaching out to Iran when he accepted Hassan Rouhani’s invitation...

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Two-State Solution or Illusion?

By Lawrence Davidson: Peter Beinart is a “liberal Zionist” who has written a piece in the New York Review of Books of 26 September 2013 entitled “The American Jewish Cocoon.”

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Michael Ignatieff Tries to Protect The Responsibility to Protect (R2P)

By Daniel Warner: The crisis in Syria reflects several failures. Among them are the reluctance of the International Committee of the Red Cross to forcefully denounce ...

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