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Regarding a Certain Lobby that Represents a Certain Middle Eastern Nation

You’ve heard this story before, I am sure. A small Middle Eastern country is throwing its weight around and using its outsized powers to influence American foreign policy in the region. 592 more words

Why Qatar may have started the Gaza War for money

Back on July 2nd I wrote an article titled “Another victim of Hamas”.  Today a reader named Iakovos Alhadeff, in a comment on that piece, sent me the following article he wrote regarding the war in Gaza.   183 more words

John Pilger: Breaking the last taboo - Gaza and the threat of world war

John Pilger recently delivered a speech at the Edward Said Memorial Lecture in Australia:

‘”There is a taboo,” said the visionary Edward Said, “on telling the truth about Palestine and the great destructive force behind Israel. 138 more words

USA

7 point peace plan, by Sara El-Yafi

Peace in the Middle East: A 7-Point Plan for Jon Voight

By Sara El-Yafi 09/08/2014

Dear Mr. Voight,

People are still bringing up your letter to me from four weeks ago where you condemned Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz to “hang their heads in shame” for standing against Israel’s recent war on Gaza, and this is why I write this letter even a month later. 2,693 more words

Politics

Israel Will Help Rebuild Gaza, for a Price

Israel has reached an agreement with Palestinian and United Nations officials to allow for the delivery of building materials to Gaza, and The New York Times… 877 more words

New York Times

Covering a war from the central nervous system, part 1

I’ve worked for two online news websites so far in my short career, both in some way or another connected to a printed edition (one more tied together than the other) and in both I’ve worked and still do on the news desk. 2,585 more words

Work

Let's Be Unpopular - America for Americans -

Last week a student from the Muslim Student association explicitly when asked by David Horowitz  if she supported the killing of the Jews concentrated in Israel answered, “I do.”  I do not know if this girl was a citizen or not, but I do know that tens of thousands of students here on visas feel the same way.   367 more words