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Can Israel and Iran Just Get Along?

Published on October 13th, 2015 | by Guest

by Navid Hassibi While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chastised Iran in his annual address to the UN General Assembly last week, the region surrounding Israel continues to be embroiled in strife. Next door, the Assad ... Read More



Obama Should Back UN Resolution on Israel-Palestine

Published on October 11th, 2015 | by Guest

by Americans for Peace Now The following policy statement was published on September 30 by Americans for Peace Now, a Zionist organization that has campaigned tirelessly for a peaceful, two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. We at ... Read More

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Mouth Wide Shut

Published on October 10th, 2015 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer Barack Obama was, in 2008, the anti-torture candidate. It’s a sad comment on the state of U.S. democracy that such a thing ever existed. After all, it would be startling to hear appeals ... Read More



Can Putin Save Syria? Can Anyone?

Published on October 9th, 2015 | by Aurélie Daher

by Aurélie Daher The Russian intervention in Syria has triggered a wave of comments and critiques in the media on both sides of the Atlantic and all along the shores of the Mediterranean and the Gulf. ... Read More


A poster at a demonstration against Bashar al-Assad and Vladimir Putin, courtesy of Freedom House via Flickr

We Hate ‘Em All!

Published on October 9th, 2015 | by Guest

by Graham E. Fuller With the arrival of Russian forces on the scene the Syrian situation has now grown unbearably complicated. Among the totality of players on the scene, Washington hates them all... Read More

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World Leaders Yawn at Saudi Human Rights Abuses

Published on October 9th, 2015 | by Guest

by Brian Dooley When the Islamic State beheads captives, it’s nothing less than “an assault on all humanity,” President Obama told the UN last week. Good for you, Mr President, you’re right to be indignant and angry when ... Read More

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