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Published on March 17th, 2010 | by Ali Gharib

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Goldberg Won’t Shut Up Either

I spoke too soon. So did Jeffrey Goldberg, for that matter.

His promise to stop blogging on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is about as serious as Bibi Netanyahu’s commitment to a viable Palestinian state. And he’s pulling out all the stops, including republishing a chunk of Yossi Klein Helavi’s New Republic piece blaming Obama for what shall heretofore be known as ‘The Row.”

(The above sentence is full of links where Goldberg wrote about Israel since his vow not to. In fairness to him, he said he would continue, but with reported blogposts. It appears he did do a little reporting for one of those posts.)

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Ali Gharib is a New York-based journalist on U.S. foreign policy with a focus on the Middle East and Central Asia. His work has appeared at Inter Press Service, where he was the Deputy Washington Bureau Chief; the Buffalo Beast; Huffington Post; Mondoweiss; Right Web; and Alternet. He holds a Master's degree in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. A proud Iranian-American and fluent Farsi speaker, Ali was born in California and raised in D.C.



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