Analysis

The Algebra of Injustice Against Palestinian Children

“Everyone in Shuafat loved Mohammad.”

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July 17, 2014

Facts: Israel / Palestine

By Robert Barsocchini How the Western media sees the brutality. Gaza (along with the West Bank and East Jerusalem) is occupied Palestinian territory underinternational law, determined by the vast majority of the world, as well as the highest court in the world, the UN’s International Court of Justice. Gaza cannot commit aggression against Israel, since […]

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July 17, 2014

Well-Known Palestinian Activist Detained in Jordan

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Amer Jubran speaking at the October 25, 2003 demonstration in San Francisco, California protesting the occupations of Palestine and Iraq. In the dead of night, on May 5, 2014, Amer Jubran was arrested by the Mukhabarat, the secret intelligence agency of the Jordanian government. He has not been charged with any […]

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May 15, 2014

Goodbye, Good Luck: to Ukraine

The mysterious, faceless green men have entered eastern Ukraine, looking much like they did last month in Crimea before Russia sliced off and swallowed that former province of Ukraine.

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April 17, 2014

The Lurking Danger Beneath: Al-Aqsa vs. Israel

By Ramzy Baroud Al Aqsa Mosque:  Image from Wikipedia Commons Something sinister is brewing around and below al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, and it has the hallmark of a familiar Israeli campaign to strip the Mosque of its Muslim Arab identity. This time around, however, the stakes are much higher. The status of al-Aqsa […]

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March 20, 2014

Who Defines us? Who are We?

“A debate has been going on within certain circles of the Muslim community about defining or redefining Islam and its followers….”

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March 6, 2014

Four Myths About India’s Leading Prime Ministerial Candidate

As a Christian and particularly a Jesuit priest, I take stands and believe that while being open to dialogue and reason, one has to be unequivocal about what one stands for.

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February 13, 2014

Modi’s Resurgence

Several think tanks and key officials in the US State Department have revised their stand on Narendra Modi

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February 13, 2014

Why Obamacare is Good for Us

Here are the simple facts that make the case for enrolment in Obamacare.

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February 6, 2014

American Studies Association Resolution on Academic Boycott of Israel

… It is resolved that the American Studies Association (ASA) endorses and will honor the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

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December 19, 2013

To Expand Khamenei’s Grip on the Economy, Iran Stretched Its Laws

Two months before his death in 1989, Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini tried to solve a problem unleashed by the revolution he led a decade earlier…

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November 14, 2013

Special Report: As Egypt’s Brotherhood Retreats, Risk Of Extremism Rises

Before they were imprisoned, top Brotherhood leaders often told followers that avoiding violence would give the movement the moral high ground against the government…

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October 31, 2013

Analysis: Awash In Oil, U.S. Reshapes Mideast Role 40 Years After OPEC Embargo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Forty years after an Arab oil embargo throttled the U.S. economy, surging North American energy production has brought the United States closer to a long-dreamed “energy independence” that is reshaping its goals and role in the Middle East.

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October 31, 2013

Democracy Now: Spying on Allies Shows “Institutional Obsession” with Surveillance

First of all, what General Alexander said there—and remember, he’s probably the most powerful military official in the United States. I think everybody, more or less, agrees on that. He didn’t actually say that newspapers should stop publishing. He said something far more pernicious. He said, “We,” namely the government, “should come up with ways to stop them from continuing to report.” And he then said, “I’m not really sure exactly what ways there are, but the courts and the Congress should try and figure that out.” Now, I can’t imagine, in a minimally free country, how courts and Congress could get together and stop journalists from reporting on newsworthy stories, the way that General Alexander is calling for something to be done.

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October 31, 2013

ADL Lists Top 10 Anti-Israel Groups in America in 2013

New York, NY, October 21, 2013 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today issued a list of the Top 10 most influential and active anti-Israel groups in the United States. Each of the selected groups, according to ADL’s research, is “fixated with delegitimizing Israel” and has demonstrated the ability to reach new segments of the American […]

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October 31, 2013

The Great Debate

Only rarely have American leaders been able to reconcile the nation’s democratic values, material interest and national security…

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September 26, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Silent Martyrs Lie Soaked In Blood

The corpses are a powerful symbol for the opposition.

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August 22, 2013

The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity

Analysis of Pew Report

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May 2, 2013

Jewish Law and its Similarity to Islamic Law

like Jewish law, Islamic law is worthy of protection in the United states

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February 7, 2013

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