Category: War

Mother of all Hypocrisy

If Trump cares so much about Syrian babies, why is he not condemning the rebels who slaughtered children? By Robert Fisk, Monday 17 April 2017 12:15 BST   It was the Mother of all Hypocrisy. Some dead Syrian babies matter, I guess. Other dead Syrian babies don’t matter. One mass murder in Syria two weeks …

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The irony is breath-taking

Deir Yassin Today From http://www.deiryassinremembered.org   Although virtually all six million Palestinians in the world know of Deir Yassin, few have ever been there. The site is not identified on post-1948 maps of Israel. But it is not difficult to find. The central part of Deir Yassin is a cluster of buildings now used as a …

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Peace will come with justice

The cult of atheist Zionism posing as Judaism By Rich Siegel, January 1, 2012   This essay was first published in Beyond Tribal Loyalties: Personal Stories of Jewish Peace Activists, edited by Avigail Abarbanel (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012), used with permission.   I consider myself a cult survivor. I was raised in the cult of …

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How many shades of gray?

Martin McGuinness dies: The ‘super-terrorist who became a super-statesman – like so many others By Robert Fisk, Tuesday 21 March 2017 07:45 GMT   Martin McGuinness followed along the familiar trail of so many enemies of Britain’s weary colonial history. A “super-terrorist” becomes a super-statesman. Jomo Kenyatta comes to mind. And Archbishop Makarios. And of …

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And few there be that find it

    The evangelical bloc   Dear editor: Even though Donald Trump won the presidential election legitimately, the extreme liberal side still cannot understand how he really won, nor can they stop their ugly and harmful opposition. Even though they are loud and very organized, they are only hurting themselves, not helping our nation and …

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Underlying essence of the United States

How Trump Finally Made This Israeli Arab Feel at Home in America By Sayed Kashua, Feb 04, 2017 4:23 PM   At long last, after two-and-a-half years, I’m finally starting to feel at home here. Of course, it’s not the real deal yet, far from it, but it’s definitely a good start, and gradually, with …

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Some special kind of stupid

    ‘Scary’ final days   Dear editor: I am convinced that Barack Hussein Obama’s goal was to change America from Christian to (I won’t say what). I heard years ago that “things” come into a country slowly, much of it in schools, to take over. What is going on in his last days is …

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