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[ VIEWPOINT| BY JESSIE DUARTE ] Few had not anticipated that the discovery that the kidnapped Israeli youth had been killed inside Palestinian territories would lead a terrible collective punishment of Palestinian civilians. The death of the two kidnapped young people is a sad and frightening reality of the injustice of a war forced upon the people of Israel and Palestine to serve but one objective; the continued illegal occupation of Palestinian land. While we acknowledge that many Israeli fa

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Book Review:


A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East by David Fromkin.

Reviewed by Adib Rashad ~

This review has appeared in several magazines and newspapers when it was
initially written/reviewed. However, the reviewer believes that in light of
the present situation in the Middle East this (book)review could be a useful
guide for understanding the politics involved in that region.
Please be advised that the politics have not changed.

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Those who want to stop the war in Afghanistan – not to mention, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, and... and..., are people who want to score a home run and not run the bases. They are are willing to shore up the dam with their fingers in the crack. They are walking about unseeing the elephant in the room and they are definitely afraid to tell the Emperor that he has no clothes. PUT YOUR BANDAID ON AFGHANISTAN BUT THERE IS SORE FESTERING UPSTREAM. Is there any hope for peace anywhere on earth withou
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...The English Desk at Ma'an News Agency, the largest independent news network in the Palestinian territories, is deeply concerned that its chief editor, Jared Malsin, an American citizen [and graduate of Yale University], was detained on Tuesday afternoon upon arriving at Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv. He is slated for imminent deportation.In what can only be explained as a retaliatory measure for Malsin's reporting on Palestine, his long-term girlfriend, Faith Rowold,
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