Just Foreign Policy

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Name: Just Foreign Policy
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Boycott Resolution Rejected in Illinois State Senate Committee

CHICAGO - April 2 - Yesterday afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee of the Illinois Senate rejected Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 59, proposed by Senator Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago), that urged Illinois university and college presidents to condemn ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

We should try out more of this international rule of law thing, "even Markos Moulitsas" thinks so!

Robert Naiman, Policy Director of Just Foreign Policy, asks U.S. Tryst with International Law: Could We Deepen the Romance? This becomes a powerful essay after a rather awkward, and odd start, in which he notes that:Even prominent Democratic activist ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Post Gets Iran Nukes Wrong--Again - Paper claims a 'march towards weapons'

Hillary Clinton (cc photo: Veni Markovski)In a March 20 article about a Hillary Clinton speech, the Washington Post reported that Iran is marching towards nuclear weapons--repeating an error the Post has had to correct at least two times already.Philip ... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

No Middle Road on Venezuela

Moodilar argues, “The left needs to rally behind the revolutionary process using a framing that educates people about the social forces at play in Venezuela”.For those of us inspired by mass mobilizations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, Turkey’s Gezi Park, ... [Published Venezuelanalysis.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Rules: US Drones in Yemen – ‘Psychological Torture’ from Above

(By Sarah Lazare) As the United States steps up covert drone strikes on Yemen, with  three suspected U.S. drone attacks  killing at least four people in Yemen early this week, campaigners on the ground say the accumulated years spent living under constant ... [Published Informed Comment - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain - Experts Call on Obama to Promote Bahrain Reform During Visit to Saudi Arabia

March 10, 2014 President Barack Obama The White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NWWashington, D.C. 20502 Dear President Obama, We are writing to encourage you to discuss the crisis in Bahrain with your counterparts in Saudi Arabia during your ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri calls for ethics probe

WASHINGTON ? Rep. Tom Petri says he is “distressed by the innuendo” that there is a conflict between his personal financial interests and his official actions in Washington so he took the unusual step on Sunday of asking the House Ethics Committee to ... [Published Marshfield News Herald - Feb 18 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

DC Mayoral Candidate’s Business to Host Venezuelan Government’s Pro-Chavez Event

The government of Venezuela will celebrate the legacy of its late socialist president Hugo Chavez this month at a coffee shop owned by a radical Washington, D.C., mayoral candidate who has said Israel controls U.S. foreign policy. The Venezuelan embassy ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 06 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 1 reports

Scarlett Johansson’s new pals: group that is trying to break Obama’s Iran deal

The Israel Project is milking Scarlett Johansson’s support for settlement product We live in a celebrity-driven culture, right? And Scarlett Johansson has done more to educate people about the Israel/Palestine issue than anything since the Gaza war ... [Published Mondoweiss - Feb 03 2014]
First reported Jan 16 2014 - Updated Jan 16 2014 - 1 reports

American Public Pushes back against AIPAC Senators seeking Iran Conflict

(By Sarah Lazare) A congressional drive for new sanctions on Iran, backed by the lobbying muscle of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, is meeting growing push-back from a public that does not want another war. "We have an opportunity ... [Published Informed Comment - Jan 16 2014]
First reported Dec 09 2013 - Updated Dec 09 2013 - 1 reports

World of Warcraft, Western Spies

Photo credit: Flickr user Anonymous9000 One of the most interesting revelations to come out of the documents leaked by Edward Snowden is the surveillance of video games, like World of Warcraft, by Western intelligence agencies. The documents show ... [Published fairplanet - Dec 09 2013]
First reported Nov 08 2013 - Updated Nov 08 2013 - 1 reports

There's A Ridiculous Proposal To Give WikiLeaks $2,147,483,647 If It Leaks A Controversial Trade Agreement

Some people seem to be taking seriously a proposal to crowd-source a $2,147,483,647 donation to WikiLeaks if it can leak details on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It's certainly a plan with noble intentions — it would be a leak ... [Published Clusterstock - Nov 08 2013]

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Naiman also proposed the House passes Representative Jim Moran's "request to President Obama, urging him to protect Iranian civilians' access to medicine from U S sanctions."
...being killed off and families are being torn apart," said Rooj Alwazir, an anti-drone organizer based in Yemen, in an interview with Common Dreams. "Many people are living in constant fear because they could be next, creating widespread and long-term psychological torture. Many young boys are afraid to gather and children stop going to school and families stop gathering."
...anizations—including the National Iranian American Council, Havaar, MoveOn, and Daily Kos—released an open letter (pdf) to U S senators declaring, "By foreclosing diplomatic prospects, new sanctions would set us on a path to war… We strongly urge you to withhold co-sponsorship of S 1881 and delay consideration of new Iran sanctions while negotiations are ongoing."

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Anti-Boycott Resolution Rejected in Illinois St... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 02 2014]
We should try out more of this international ru... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 22 2014]
Washington Post Gets Iran Nukes Wrong--Again - ... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Mar 21 2014]
No Middle Road on Venezuela [Published Venezuelanalysis.com - Mar 21 2014]
Obama’s Rules: US Drones in Yemen – ‘Psychologi... [Published Informed Comment - Mar 11 2014]
Bahrain - Experts Call on Obama to Promote Bahr... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Mar 10 2014]
U.S. Rep. Tom Petri calls for ethics probe [Published Marshfield News Herald - Feb 18 2014]
DC Mayoral Candidate’s Business to Host Venezue... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 06 2014]
Scarlett Johansson’s new pals: group that is tr... [Published Mondoweiss - Feb 03 2014]
American Public Pushes back against AIPAC Senat... [Published Informed Comment - Jan 16 2014]
World of Warcraft, Western Spies [Published fairplanet - Dec 09 2013]
There's A Ridiculous Proposal To Give WikiLeaks... [Published Clusterstock - Nov 08 2013]
It Takes A Movement [Published Beyond The Choir - Front Page - Dec 19 2012]
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Obama’s Rules: US Drones in Yemen – ‘Psychologi... [Published Informed Comment - Mar 11 2014]
(By Sarah Lazare) As the United States steps up covert drone strikes on Yemen, with  three suspected U.S. drone attacks  killing at least four people in Yemen early this week, campaigners on the ground say the accumulated years spent living under constant ...
DC Mayoral Candidate’s Business to Host Venezue... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 06 2014]
The government of Venezuela will celebrate the legacy of its late socialist president Hugo Chavez this month at a coffee shop owned by a radical Washington, D.C., mayoral candidate who has said Israel controls U.S. foreign policy. The Venezuelan embassy ...
Scarlett Johansson’s new pals: group that is tr... [Published Mondoweiss - Feb 03 2014]
The Israel Project is milking Scarlett Johansson’s support for settlement product We live in a celebrity-driven culture, right? And Scarlett Johansson has done more to educate people about the Israel/Palestine issue than anything since the Gaza war ...
American Public Pushes back against AIPAC Senat... [Published Informed Comment - Jan 16 2014]
(By Sarah Lazare) A congressional drive for new sanctions on Iran, backed by the lobbying muscle of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, is meeting growing push-back from a public that does not want another war. "We have an opportunity ...
World of Warcraft, Western Spies [Published fairplanet - Dec 09 2013]
Photo credit: Flickr user Anonymous9000 One of the most interesting revelations to come out of the documents leaked by Edward Snowden is the surveillance of video games, like World of Warcraft, by Western intelligence agencies. The documents show ...
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