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Harassing the Drones

by Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly, a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and is presently a guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul. Kathy Kelly’s email is kathy@vcnv.org Published on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Common Dreams Kabul—On July 10, 2014, in New York State, Judge David Gideon sentenced Mary Anne Grady Flores to […]

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Israel, not Hamas, orchestrated the latest conflict in Gaza

Washington’s ironclad support for Israel provides effective shield for war crimes by Musa al-Gharbi Musa al-Gharbi is a research fellow at the Southwest Initiative for the Study of Middle East Conflicts (SISMEC). He has an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Arizona. Al Jazeera America,     July 22, 2014 9:30AM ET In the ongoing conflict […]

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British opposition head slams Israel over Gaza operation

While PM Cameron firmly backs Israel, Labour leader Miliband says he ‘cannot defend the horrifying deaths of hundreds of Palestinians’ By Stuart Winer The Times of Israel     July 22, 2014 he opposition leader in the British Parliament on Monday denounced Israel’s ongoing military operation in the Gaza Strip Monday and said it would likely only […]

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Turkey’s top cleric calls new Islamic ‘caliphate’ illegitimate

By Ayla Jean Yackley Reuters Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:59am EDT ISTANBUL  The declaration of a “caliphate” by Islamist militants in Iraq lacks legitimacy and their death threats to Christians are a danger to civilization, Turkey’s top cleric, the successor to the last caliph’s most senior imam, said. Islamic State, an armed group formerly allied […]

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Prof. Stephen M. Walt : AIPAC Is the Only Explanation for America’s Morally Bankrupt Israel Policy

Stephen M. Walt Become is Professor of International Affairs, Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government The Huffington Post    Posted: 07/22/2014 1:59 pm EDT The official name for Israel’s latest assault on Gaza is “Operation Protective Edge.” A better name would be “Operation Déjà Vu.” As it has on several prior occasions, Israel is using […]

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Over 50 Mosques Targeted Since Beginning of Gaza Offensive

by Chris Carlson – 1 of International Middle East Media Center    Wednesday July 23, 2014 Israel has now destroyed or seriously damaged more than 50 mosques since its assault on Gaza began, according to undersecretary of the Ministry of Endowments in Gaza, Hassan al-Saifi. Al-Saifi told Ma’an that Israel does not distinguish between targeting fighters, […]

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Palestinian Family Finds Missing Son in YouTube Video of His Shooting

The New York Times Company   JULY 22, 2014 see here  http://youtu.be/sBakqLUBWP0 After two days of searching for a son they lost contact with during a rushed evacuation from their home in Gaza City, one Palestinian family was surprised to hear the young man’s voice, calling out for a missing cousin, in video posted on YouTube […]

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