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US plays decisive role in Israel’s attack on Gaza

NBC pulled out Ayman Mohyeldin, who has been widely praised for the even-handedness of his reporting from Gaza, just as he landed a harrowing scoop. He had kicked a football with four boys who were killed moments later by an Israeli missile.  42 more words

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"When Will You Stop Beating Your Ally?": Ted Cruz On Protecting And Promoting Israel's Tourism Industry

I really thought the peculiar use of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a political weapon against Barack Obama had reached its point of diminishing returns back in the 2012 presidential cycle… 519 more words

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Reloaded: Obama's foreign policy problem

S.E. Cupp compares Obama’s foreign policy strategy to that of an indecisive driver. What do you think?

CNN's Christina Manduley

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Madeleine Albright (Ambassador to the United Nations, 1993-1997)

Cross-posted from Secretary Albright’s July 23, 2014 post to Foreign Policy.  The article was coauthored by David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee. 821 more words

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A Passive Approach to Foreign Policy from the Sandtrap

I generally agree with Charles Krauthammer’s take on the President’s passive foreign policy. I will say, though, that I do not care about whether President Obama plays golf or not. 62 more words

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Solidarity with Gaza event in Orlando (FL) TODAY

Details here: http://punkonomics.org/2014/07/24/im-speaking-at-the-solidarity-with-gaza-event-in-orlando-florida-friday-25th-tomorrow/

Facebook eventhttps://www.facebook.com/events/712920515442529/

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Murphy's Law and Occam's Razor in Ukraine

Wednesday, the National Interest ran a piece by Gary Hart which begins with a dreary comment on the perpetual chaotic state of international affairs.

Crossing Murphy’s Law with the law of unintended consequences produces this: If the worst possible thing can happen it will, and it will probably happen to you.

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