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Israel Vis-à-vis Hamas: legitimation of Hamas as a political entity is the only way forward

In order to cease hostilities and bring about a genuine peace settlement based on a two-state solution, we all know what needs to be done: Israel must end its illegal eight year besiegement of the beleaguered Gaza strip and comply with article 33 of the Geneva Conventions as well as other conventions this policy of containment breaches (I won’t go into the list of other conventions because it is far too exhaustive). 672 more words

Israel And Palestine

Occupation redux

In the (proposed) 1899 Hague Regulations, the basic premise of the law of occupation was stated:

The country invaded submits to the law of the invader; that is a fact; that is might; but we should not legalize the exercise of this power in advance, and admit that might makes right (Beernaert in Benvenisti, 2012, 90). 1,016 more words

Are Hormones Weapons? If Not, Let’s Use Them.



Today, I’m writing about ISIS.


First, a small segue (hang on, there’s a tie): This article, and this, and this one, too – oh, and… 648 more words


:) :) :) REPOSTED with even more help – The New World Order/WHO Scam & What they want you to believe!!

Reformatted, thanks to Amin :) and now another reader who chooses to remain anonymous has stepped in to help :) !!!! Have I got great people here on my blog – or what! 12,066 more words


Ukraine Marks National Day; Pro-Russian Rebels Parade Captives

Border guards march during Ukraine’s Independence Day military parade, in the centre of Kiev August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich REUTERS

By Richard Balmforth and… 913 more words