Monthly Archives: August 2009

>Not one penny has reached Gaza

>Link By Omar Karmi Many structures in Gaza, such as the parliament building, are still in rubble. Alexei Kidel for The NationalAugust 31, 2009 JERUSALEM // It has been six months since the international community pledged nearly US$5 billion (Dh18bn) … Continue reading

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>Review: Erasing the borders in "A Map of Home"

>Link Robin Yassin-Kassab, The Electronic Intifada, 31 August 2009 Randa Jarrar’s A Map of Home is a beautifully achieved coming of age novel which follows a clever girl through a war, a domestic battlefield, and repeated forced migrations. For our … Continue reading

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>Why Not Crippling Sanctions for Israel and the US?

> Why Not Crippling Sanctions for Israel and the US? By Paul Craig Roberts In Israel, a country stolen from the Palestinians, fanatics control the government. One of the fanatics is the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Last week Netanyahu called … Continue reading

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>US Audacity of Hope Falters

> Link By Ramzy Baroud The US has decided to be ‘flexible’ regarding its once touted call for a total Israeli freeze on the expansion of its occupied territories’ settlements, all illegal under international law. A senior official spoke to … Continue reading

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>Israeli religious schools found to discriminate based on race

> Link by Saed BannouraAugust 30, 2009 The Israeli Education Ministry announced Sunday that it would cut funding to three state-funded religious schools because they refused to enroll Ethiopian Jews simply because they were black. The state had tried to … Continue reading

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>Israeli gunboat sets fire to Palestinian fishing boat

> Link Press TV Mon, 31 Aug 2009 13:17:36 GMT An Israeli gunboat has opened fire on a Palestinian boat, injuring a fisherman on board the boat off the Gaza shore, Palestinian sources and witnesses say. The boat, which was … Continue reading

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>A free Alawite state might even be a natural ally of Israel for the same reasons the Middle East’s Christians and Kurds tend to be"

>link From the ‘never-failing-to-be-idiotic’ Michael Totten in Commentary, here ” … I don’t know for sure whether Syria’s Sunni Arabs — who make up around 70 percent of the population — would actually accuse Assad of treason and seriously threaten … Continue reading

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