World Conflicts — Unrest In The Arab World

World Conflicts — Unrest In The Arab World

  • How Will America Rebuild Defense from Sequestration?

    The 2013 sequestration is inflicting critical damage on US defense for a long term. The Obama administration failed to reach a budget agreement with Congress,... Read more

    The 15 august 2014 by   Shahalexander
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  • Green Party Gives 9 Reasons To Stop The Bombing In Iraq

    Green Party Gives Reasons Stop Bombing Iraq

    I have made it very clear on this blog that I am opposed to the United States re-engaging in Iraq's religious civil war -- either by putting troops back in... Read more

    The 15 august 2014 by   Jobsanger
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  • Migration into Europe: A Surge from the Sea

    Migration into Europe: Surge from

    // ANOTHER weekend, another two thousand-odd immigrants rescued by Italian sailors and coastguards in the Mediterranean. On August 11th the San Giusto, an... Read more

    The 15 august 2014 by   Stizzard
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  • Like a Brother (video)

    This is a video to help keep up the unity that we saw since the kidnapping of our teen brothers right through the war in Gaza. We don't need hard times to love... Read more

    The 14 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • "What a Bunch of A-holes."

    "What Bunch A-holes."

    I think that I have come to the conclusion that my life isn't going to be steady and consistent regarding much of anything until I have completed graduate... Read more

    The 14 august 2014 by   Jamesswezey
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  • Block the Boat: Oakland, Tacoma, Seattle

    Block Boat: Oakland, Tacoma, Seattle

    Let this action be the beginning of a sustained campaign to stop the Israeli ship from ever unloading in our town. Read more

    The 14 august 2014 by   Earth First! Newswire
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  • Dcg2 Has Some Words

    Michael L.Every once in awhile I like to steal a comment from another blog that I think is well-written and on-point.Now that the Gaza incursion may be winding... Read more

    The 14 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Senator Warns Of America In Flames – What Does He Know That We Don’t Know?

    Senator Warns America Flames What Does Know That Don’t Know?

    By Live Free Or Die - All News PipeLine With Americans now awakening ‘en masse’ to US government crimes and the dictatorial police state forming to cover-up sai... Read more

    The 13 august 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • For a Few Dollars More

    Dollars More

    [courtesy Google Images]Yahoo Finance Credit.comCredit.comYahoo Finance.This is especially true since a recent survey (Economic Well-Being of U.S. Read more

    The 13 august 2014 by   Adask
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  • MBD Sings: Wipe out Hamas (video)

    MBD also takes a stand in the Gaza conflict.. replaces the word 'amalek' with the word 'hamas'! ------------------------------------------------------ Reach... Read more

    The 13 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Public Rates The U.S. Presidents As "Hawks" Or "Doves"

    Public Rates U.S. Presidents "Hawks" "Doves"

    (This cartoon image is by David Horsey when he was with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.) This country remains mired in a war in Afghanistan, started way back... Read more

    The 13 august 2014 by   Jobsanger
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  • Why the US Is So Insistent on Protecting Irbil

    It is said that we have 35 “diplomats” and “Special Forces troops” in Irbil.Hmmm.Well, after looking around a bit, I’d say we have a Helluva lot more than... Read more

    The 13 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • And Cries of "Genocide" Rang Out Across the Land...

    Cries "Genocide" Rang Across Land...

    Michael L.{Originally posted at the Elder of Ziyon and cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}Last week I discussed how the blood-libel has adapted to the current... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Travel Trend Tuesday: War Tourism – Dangerous Or Enlightening?

    Travel Trend Tuesday: Tourism Dangerous Enlightening?

    Every time the news comes on these days, there is another story about the horrors in war-torn areas of the world: Israel and the Gaza Strip, Ukraine, Syria,... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Travelersmind
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  • How to Get “Superfans”

    “Superfans”

    For the past few years I’ve been very active on the hard rock and metal scene, I have a blog, run a label, promote bands, book shows, all that jazz. Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Indiemusicpromo
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  • "Video: Football Fans Show Support for pro-Palestinian Demonstrators"

    From The Evening Standard: Football fans outside a pub in central London can be seen showing their support for pro-Palestinian demonstrators in a video being... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • Eida Warns Against Acts of Violence, but Only Against non-Jews

    Eida Warns Against Acts Violence, Only non-Jews

    The tragic terror attack in which Avraham Walles was killed, when a tractor attacked a bus in Jerusalem last week and overturned it has the Eida Hacharedis... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • You Ain’t Never Had a Friend Like Me, #1030

    Ain’t Never Friend Like #1030

    In recent weeks, the world has been in such a sad state of affairs.  Every time you flip on the TV there are reports from Israel, Gaza, Syria about Hamas and... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Juliezaz1
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  • Lady Lawyer/Wold Event Worrier/Fall Lover But Summer Embracer

    Sometimes, when the headlines are dominated by bad news, it is hard to come over here and blog. It seems so trivial in the grand scheme of things- the happening... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Daisyjd
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  • The Fourth Watch

    Fourth Watch

    The book of Matthew, first gospel in a set of four, says that Jesus came to the disciples on the fourth watch. His disciples, fishermen by trade, had gone... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • Ukraine Sitrep August 12, 2014

    This report is by me.Heavily defended Russian column was heading towards into Novorussia at 12:53 AM Pacific time, whatever time that is in Ukraine? 3.5 hours... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Barbaric Photo Shocks The World! 7 Year Old Holding Severed Head

    Barbaric Photo Shocks World! Year Holding Severed Head

    By Susan Duclos We've heard of the barbarianism happening across the middle East as the group formerly known as ISIS, now just IS for Islamic State slaughters... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • America’s Lunatic Foreign Policy, August 2014

    Israel bombing Gaza with American weapons = good. The people of Donetsk defending themselves with Russian supplied weapons = badSyrian terrorists opposing the... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • ISIS Fought in the Last Gaza War

    Fascinating. ISIS is definitely present in Gaza and they claim that the lost 12 men in the latest fighting: Abdullah Awani al-Fara, Ahmed Omar Abed al-A’al,... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • “Neither the Worst nor the Best, But Time is Running out for Novorussia”

    More from the Saker.Neither the Worst nor the Best, But Time is Running out for Novorussia by The SakerThey flutter behind you your possible pasts Some... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • General Middle East Sitrep August 10, 2014

    HOLY LANDHamas proposal for a port included a “port of Gaza” run by the EU or NATO at Cyprus. Ships would be searched and then sent on their way or escorted to... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Iraq Sitrep August 10, 2014

    The US has 800 troops in Iraq right now. There are calls to “move them out” and up to the front lines in Irbil to fight with the peshmerga.Mosul Dam does... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Syria Sitrep August 10, 2014

    Assad is not winning the Syrian War, but he is not losing either. The war is more or less stalemated, but ISIS has been gaining ground in the east.At this point... Read more

    The 12 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Commander Vinter Cancels Female Performance Before His Soldiers

    Commander Vinter Cancels Female Performance Before Soldiers

    Givati commander Ofer Vinter is under fire once again, and not from Hamas terrorists, once again. As you surely remember, right before Israel went into Gaza,... Read more

    The 11 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Hamas War Against Women and Children Finds Racist Echo In The Tweed Valley.

    Hamas Against Women Children Finds Racist Echo Tweed Valley.

    geoffffThis blog has had issues before with a local Green party aligned electronic "newspaper" with a letter writing readership heavily dependent on the hard... Read more

    The 11 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • The Newly Evolved Print Front Page of American Newspapers

    Newly Evolved Print Front Page American Newspapers

    It's refreshing to see this evolutionary transformation for the front page of large American newspapers. It's as if editors are finally realizing that to do... Read more

    The 11 august 2014 by   Themarioblog
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  • New Interview with Me Up

    I just did a new interview with Robert Stark. I think you will like it. It goes over a lot of pretty important subjects. The sound quality should be much... Read more

    The 11 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Just When You Thought Islamists Could Not Get More Depraved ...

    Just When Thought Islamists Could More Depraved

    geoffff... or could not get more threatening. This is an image that Australians woke up to this morning on the front page of the Australian, the Courier Mail an... Read more

    The 11 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Latest Sunday Column for the Elder of Ziyon

    Latest Sunday Column Elder Ziyon

    Michael L. The Elder was kind enough to publish my latest Sunday column entitled, And Cries of "Genocide" Rang Out Across the Land... Read more

    The 10 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Automatically Shooting Missiles to Counter Missiles

    We seem to not really have a good answer to the missiles from Hamas. Our main answer seems to be to try to pound them from the air as hard as possible (taking... Read more

    The 10 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Australian Journalist Who Has No Pity for Gaza (video)

    not everybody chooses to support Hamas and Gaza over Israel ------------------------------------------------------ Reach thousands of readers with your ad by... Read more

    The 10 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Iraq Sitrep August 9, 2014

    The situation regarding Mosul Dam is very confused. For days, there have been reports that it was in the hands of ISIS, however, there were also reports saying... Read more

    The 10 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Florida Teen Suicide Bomber

    Florida Teen Suicide Bomber

    Linked here is an edited version of a 31 min. video message from Mohammad Abusalha, a 22-year-old suicide bomber from Florida who attacked in Syria, who was... Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Paul Phillips
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  • Breaking The Set - Abby Martin - George Galloway Solutions on ISIS Crisis &...

    RT > Breaking The Set > Abby Martin features an interview with UK politician George Galloway, discussing the violence in Gaza and the latest airstrikes th... Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Freeplanet
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  • Open Gaza to the Yazidi!

    Open Gaza Yazidi!

    Michael L.This is an image of the Peacock Angel, a central figure in Yazidi theology.According to Wikipedia:In the Yazidi belief system, God created the world,... Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Hamas Requires More Dead Gazans

    Hamas Requires More Dead Gazans

    Michael L.For Y-Net News, Yoav Zitun writes:Rocket fired from Gaza Strip at the Be'er Sheva region were intercepted Friday after rocket fire hit two house in... Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Clearing out the Demon

    Clearing Demon

    One of the burdens of having written a blog for some years is that when you stop for a while people read into it something that isn't there. Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Nicholas Baines
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  • Right, Pay Attention, Here's My Analysis of What's Going on in the Middle East

    Er . . . well . . . you see . . . it's all a bit complicated but . . . oh sod it, I haven't a clue! And nor has anyone else as far as I can see from the... Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Davidduff
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  • Why I Stand with Putin

    Tulio writes:Meh. Okay Robert, your words are written in stone. We’ll come back a year from now and see if Russia is better off. We don’t need Russia for... Read more

    The 09 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Dress Code for Women’s Traveler in Iran

    Dress Code Women’s Traveler Iran

    When we decided to go Iran, I knew that I had to wear a Hijab. it’s a must in Iran. As a good and well traveled woman (I wish…) I have to obey and respect the... Read more

    The 08 august 2014 by   Ninstravelog
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  • Here We Go Again. Bombs Droping On Iraq.

    Bomb Bomb Bomb, Bomb Bomb Iran Oops, I mean Iraq. Skippy Chucking Bombs at ISIS Dudes. ——————————————- The United States dropped laser-guided bombs on ISIS... Read more

    The 08 august 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Holy Land Sitrep July 8, 2014

    US UN observer shot and wounded in Sinai by unknown person. There are a large number of US and UN forces in the Sinai monitoring the area. I believe that the... Read more

    The 08 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Any Dream Won’t Do

    Dream Won’t

    This is the text of this morning's Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4's Today programme. I wanted, within the constraints of length, to shine a different light... Read more

    The 08 august 2014 by   Nicholas Baines
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  • Iraqi MP Breaks Down in Tears Pleading Parliament to Save Yazidis from Genocide

    A true genocide is taking place near Sinjar, Iraq. ISIS conquered the town of Sinjar, home to many Yezidis. Most of them fled, but some were captured by ISIS.... Read more

    The 08 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • End of the Bush/Blair Doctrine

    From the BBC:- Up to a quarter of Iraq's Christians are reported to be fleeing after Islamic militants seized the minority group's biggest town. Read more

    The 08 august 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • Skynet in Tel Aviv, X-ray Wifi and Jibo the Family Robot : The Early History of...

    Skynet Aviv, X-ray Wifi Jibo Family Robot Early History Wars,

    Far Out Techno-Creepy Wonders in the Waning Years of the Anthropocene by Earth First! NewsSkynet in Tel AvivWhile the U.S. military has placed most of its... Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Earth First! Newswire
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  • I Want Half of Prof. Dershowitz's Brain, Well, 1% Would Do

    Want Half Prof. Dershowitz's Brain, Well, Would

    Yes, indeed, just one percent of the good Prof's brain would improve mine enormously. I have had reason to quote him before but for the life of me I can't... Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Davidduff
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  • On Work and the Third Culture Kid

    Work Third Culture

    A couple of months ago I did a series called “Finding Your Niche.” This series was a set of guest posts by third culture kids who have found places that fit... Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • The US War for the Dollar, 1988-Present

    The crisis in Ukraine is all about two things:The desire to preserve US hegemony (US World Dictatorship)The desire to save the dollar or preserve the dollar’s... Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • How Hamas Assembles and Fires Rockets, in Residential Areas (video)

    now that reporters have been leaving Gaza, they can finally report the truth... unfortunately, nobody really cares. too little, too late... Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Bread, Beer, Beach and Baloney

    Bread, Beer, Beach Baloney

    Breaking Bread I’ve not baked any bread for a while. I’ve just not been in the mood. The other day I decided to change that and knocked up a couple of loaves. Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Richard Randall
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  • Australian Professor Lost For Words

    Australian Professor Lost Words

    geoffffAnother piece at the Conversation from Prof Mark Beeson attacking Israel's actions in Gaza, on "moral" grounds. An earlier piece, and responses are here. Read more

    The 07 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • "The Jews Kill Children!"

    "The Jews Kill Children!"

    Michael L.{Originally posted at the Elder of Ziyon and cross-posted at Jews Down Under.}The purpose of the medieval blood-libel was to justify political violenc... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Bet Shemesh's Angel, Avremi Kopp

    Shemesh's Angel, Avremi Kopp

    I don't know Avremi Kap personally - though we have met on a couple of occasions I doubt he would even recognize my name let alone know who I am - but the man i... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Sometimes I Just Don't Get It

    Sometimes Just Don't

    Sometimes I am not surprised. Even though seemingly intelligent people support Hamas, a group of terrorists known for their brutality to their own people, for... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • a Crook with a Heart

    Crook with Heart

    מי כעמך ישראל!!?? This story is a perfect one for Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev. Ynet reports about a criminal who broke into a house to steal and clean it... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • A Life Overseas – When People Hate Your Home

    Life Overseas When People Hate Your Home

    Readers – I’m sending you to A Life Overseas today to a post called “When People Hate Your Home.” If there is anything that convicts a third culture kid it is... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • Bennett to Skynews: "When Buses Exploded in London, They Gave out Candies in...

    I don't understand how these media people come up with some of their crazy ideas.... in any war does one side share its military technology with the other side... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Sean Hannity in Israel (videos)

    IDF Soldiers Share Stories After Returning From Gaza Sean Hannity Tours The Hamas Tunnels A Closer Look At One Of Israel's Iron Dome Sites... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Hypocrisy Over Gaza (video)

    Condell is so blunt he makes me laugh... ------------------------------------------------------ Reach thousands of readers with your ad by advertising on Life i... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Mourning for Gaza

    I want to write something poignant and meaningful. I want to offer some deep insight into the latest Israeli offensive against the occupied Palestinian people. ... Read more

    The 06 august 2014 by   Gradmommy
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  • Can Diplomacy Still End the Gaza Crisis? (video)

    I guess this clip is practically irrelevant already, but it is still a good debate between Yishai Fleisher and somebody representing the Palestinians... Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • UK Activists Shut Down Israeli Drone Factory

    Activists Shut Down Israeli Drone Factory

    Activists have chained the doors shut and are now occupying the roof. Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Earth First! Newswire
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  • Warsi Gets Arsey...

    ... over Gazi: Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned from the government, saying its policy on the crisis in Gaza is "morally indefensible"... Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • . . . and We Stand with Palestine Too

    Stand with Palestine

    Charles LaffiteauAmerica can’t be an honest broker in the Middle East until we celebrate the full humanity of all God’s children. Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Alanbean
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  • These Pogroms Are Personal

    These Pogroms Personal

    For me, the word pogrom evokes black and white images of Cossacks attacking Jews living in the shtetl, scenes from movies like Fiddler on the Roof, back in the... Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Starofdavida
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  • The Sham That is “Localism”

    It would seem that this last week has been another good time to bury bad news. What with the situations in the Ukraine and in Gaza, the air crash in the Sahara... Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Dorsetenergized
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  • Let’s Stop Hating on the Potato (plus a Recipe)

    Let’s Stop Hating Potato (plus Recipe)

    I have borne witness to an awful lot of handwringing lately.  Handwringing about the fighting in Gaza and the fact that a mob of Russian separatists can lay... Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Wendyrw619
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  • Some Fair Questions About Breaking of Aug. 1 Israel-Palestine Ceasefire

    Some Fair Questions About Breaking Aug. Israel-Palestine Ceasefire

    As the Palestinian death toll quickly closes in on 2,000, it would seem the responsibility for which side broke the August 1st ceasefire is still a bit murky. Read more

    The 05 august 2014 by   Paul Phillips
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  • Red Soxian Pussitude

    Soxian Pussitude

    Michael L.It cannot be easy being this guilt-ridden and unsure of one's own moral standing.Red Sox is a pussitudinous pro-Israel advocate on Daily Kos. Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Red Soxian Pussitude

    Soxian Pussitude

    Michael L.It cannot be easy being this guilt-ridden and unsure of one's own moral standing.Red Sox is a pussitudinous pro-Israel advocate on Daily Kos. Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Saar Speaks Against Disengagement, Past and Future

    Gideon Saar, Minister of the Interior, is really positioning himself to take over as next leader of the Likud, and eventual prime minister. Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Arab Life is Dirt Cheap

    Arab Life Dirt Cheap

    Michael L.For at least ten years southern Israel has been terrorized by rocket-fire. Kassams and Katyushas dropped like rain and nobody in the international... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Truth Will out - but Not from Gaza

    I have remained steadfastly sceptical with regard to 'news' reporting from Gaza. Even so-called reporters from my (ex)mate Rupe's SKY NEWS have been a... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Davidduff
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  • The Lamps Are Going Out…

    Lamps Going Out…

    …but the TV is still onWhether he said it gazing wistfully out of his office window, or during a chance encounter at the Foreign Office, it seems certain... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Richardl
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  • On Work – What It Means, Why It Matters

    Work What Means, Matters

    “We live within two worlds, the covenantal cosmos of God and the pluralizing, secularizing, globalizing world of the 21st-century. How do we hold them together... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • To All the Children of Gaza (video)

    it seems to be a more powerful message, from a kid to the other kids.. ------------------------------------------------------ Reach thousands of readers with... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • It is 100 Years Since World War I ~ the Battles of South India...

    Years Since World Battles South India...

    Pro-Russian rebels claim to have shot down a Ukrainian spy drone just a few miles from the site of the MH17 disaster. Reports speak of footage released on... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
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  • Turkey’s Foreign Policy: Nasty Neighbourhood

    // ON A sunny October day in 2009 Turkey’s foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, beamed with pride as he inaugurated his country’s consulate in Mosul, an Iraqi cit... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Stizzard
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  • Rockets Fired by Hamas at Israel Sometimes Land in Gaza, Killing Palestinian...

    Rockets Fired Hamas Israel Sometimes Land Gaza, Killing Palestinian Civilians

    Dr. Eowyn:In the ongoing Israeli-Gaza conflict, some of the much-publicized Palestinian victims turn out to be victims of Hamas’ misfired rockets that were mean... Read more

    The 04 august 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Tunneling out of Prison!

    Tunneling Prison!

    wow. if you thought the tunnels were confined to the area of Gaza and just over the border nearby, it is also happening up north. within Israel. this is like... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • The Muddle East

    Muddle East

    Columnist David Brooks recently opined (quoting Richard Haass) that the Middle East may be entering its Thirty Years War. The reference is to the cataclysm... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Fsrcoin
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  • Justifying Genocide, and the Indecent Immorality of the Thought

    By RF Schatten The "Times of Israel" contributor, Yochanan Gordon...suggests that Genocide is permissible, if it's a means of achieving their goal...the... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Rfschatten
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  • “Outrage” On Gaza Crisis and Other Issues by Chomsky

    “Outrage” Gaza Crisis Other Issues Chomsky

    Here at STL we have tried to get away from just posting links to and summaries of interesting articles in favor of insight discussions and leave the link sharin... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Paul Phillips
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  • Rabbanut Psak Regarding Fasting on Tisha bAv

    Rabbanut Psak Regarding Fasting Tisha

    Here is the psak from the Rabbanut regarding soldiers on duty in gaza not fasting on Tisha bAv... I wonder if this is still relevant considering the pullout... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • I Don't Understand What is Happening with Protective Edge

    I'll be honest - I really don't understand what is going on by Gaza right now with Operation Protective Edge. Not because I disagree with the decision, but I... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Gldmeier
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  • Who is the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?

    High Commissioner Human Rights?

    This is my question after reading the jaw dropping line on Drudge: “UN Condemns Israel for Not Sharing Iron Dome Tech…“ BRIETBART: UN CONDEMNS ISRAEL’S LATEST... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Hamas Shoots RPG at Israeli Soldier in Gaza

    From July 21 in Gaza. Apparently there is an IDF soldier in the building behind that window. An RPG is fired at his position. Look what what happens when you... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Hamas HIts Merkava Tank in Gaza

    This occurred on July 25. I do not have the faintest idea where Mt. Sourani is, nor do I know where “East Apple” is, though I saw many references to both,... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Hamas Hits An Israeli Armored Vehicle with a Kornet in Gaza

    Hamas scores direct hit on an IDF armored personnel carrier with a Kornet anti-tank gun. This is a superb weapon, not much used because they are hard to get.... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Hamas RPG Attack on Israeli Tank in Gaza

    Wow! That is really impressive. I am not sure if it was the tank that got hit or the other armored vehicle (whatever it was) that the tank drove by.RPG-29 is a... Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • With Friends Like These...

    Michael L.Since the start of Operation Protective Edge I have returned to monitoring Daily Kos' conversation around the Arab-Israel conflict. Read more

    The 03 august 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • Did Israel Create Hamas?

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