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Canada and the Syrian Debacle

CTV reports that Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has said "Canada will offer full political support" for a US military action in Syria.

Dr. Hans Kochler: Palestine and International Law

Mister Chairman,Excellencies,Ladies and Gentlemen,Exactly a year ago, on 29 November 2011, I expressed, before this august gathering, my concern that “talk of peace has become virtually meaningless” in the face of continuing aggression and occupation of Palestinian and Arab land, and of an ever more hostile and determined strategy of the occupying power to continuously expand control over and possession of Palestinian territory, including exploitation of its resources.

The Hacks of War, The Media and Iran

The sorry state of American journalism is on full display in the coverage by the corporate media of the ongoing crisis surrounding Iran’s nuclear fuel program.

Talking TORTURE Regarding Gitmo, Manning and Vanunu

Torture is defined as anguish of body or mind or something that causes agony or pain and only those without a functioning Conscience can inflict it upon any other human or any creature.

Peace Talks and the Pieces of the Holy Land

On Tuesday Israel announced plans for 1,100 new Jewish only housing units in the south Jerusalem settlement of Gilo, which is outside of the 1967 boundaries.

Flotillas and the Law : Civil Society Movements vs. Corrupt Politics

For all intents and purposes, when it comes to the Palestine-Israeli conflict, the United States and Israeli governments have placed themselves above all law.

Netanyahu Owns the US Congress

We need look no further than the politics of the state of Israel to see what extremist religion can do with power. by James M. Wall

Will Free Gaza Flotilla Be Safe from Israel’s Murderous Threats?

"What is the British Government planning to do, please, to safeguard British subjects (and indeed the other humanitarians) sailing with the flotilla on its peaceful mission to Gaza?"

Haaretz journalist doubles as anti-“delegitimization,” CIDI propaganda operative

Haaretz has an international reputation as Israel's most liberal and reliable newspaper. But The Electronic Intifada has discovered that one of the newspaper's regularly-featured...

Turning Points: Israel Caves Under Flotilla Pressure

From the Huffington Post: By Phyllis Bennis Turning points occur in every campaign for human rights and equality. There are moments when, before victory is certain...