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The refusal to use the word occupation without scare quotes is one of the most cowardly editorial decisions the New York Times has made since refusing to use the word “torture” because the Bush administration denied its validity (a decision they reversed only when President Obama in 2014 gave them permission to do so by using the word himself).
From Salon here:
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…“elite mediation,” a polite term for letting our social betters from the Ivy League run the show. But how did that work out?
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The White House has put a block on shipments of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, Foreign Policy reports. The move follows intense criticism of the U.S.’s support for Saudi Arabia’s bombings against Shiite forces in Yemen.