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Film Screening -- VOICES ACROSS THE DIVIDE

VOICES ACROSS THE DIVIDEFILM SCREENING AND Q & A WITH FILM MAKER ALICE ROTHCHILDCost: $5 – 10 Sliding ScaleThe Palestine-Israel Action Committee will host Alice Rothchild. Rothchild’s film, Voices Across the Divide will be viewed followed by a question ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Partisan Reporters Criticise Gaza Coverage

I have noted in several previous articles the unusual, possibly unique, problem relating to media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The reporting corps is awash with “partisan reporters” – that is, Jews who have an ideological, social or familial ... [Published Dissident Voice - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Israel's security after Gaza

Israel's military forces have embraced new tactics, weaponry and a network-centric strategy. But the latest conflict in Gaza leaves the country's security problems as intractable as ever. Israel’s thirty-three day war with Hizbollah in July-August 2006 ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dreams of the Caliphate

With the advance of the so-called Islamic State, RAMZY BAROUD asks who is the ‘angry Muslim’ and why“Brother, brother,” a young man called on me as I hurriedly left a lecture hall in some community centre in Durban, South Africa. This happened at the ... [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Ramzy Baroud, Qur'an
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

If Israel has better drones than anyone, why are so many innocent people dying?

Five weeks into the fighting in Gaza, there has been widespread condemnation over the high number of civilian casualties, especially given Israel’s claim that it uses “the most sophisticated weapons available today in order to pinpoint and target only ... [Published New Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Drone, Drone Warfare, Israel
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The lost voices of the Arab revolutions

Irrespective of how one feels about the direction taken by various Arab revolutions in the last three years, a few facts remain incontestable. Arab revolts began in the streets of poor, despairing Arab cities, and Arabs had every right to rebel considering ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Gaza’s Siege Intensifies

On Sep. 17, 2012, Ismail Haniyeh, Prime Minister of the Hamas government in Gaza, made another appeal to his Egyptian counterpart Hisham Kandil to consider setting up a free trade area between Gaza and Egypt.The reasonable idea would allow Egypt to support ... [Published ZNet - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Hope and despair in the Beach Refugee Camp

For years, Palestinian factions have strived for unity, and for years unity has evaded them. But is it possible that following several failed attempts, Fatah and Hamas have finally found that elusive middle ground? And if they have done so, why, to what ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

The birth of Zionism, part 12

Prior to the declaration of statehood by Israelites, botht he US and UN vigorously attempted to get thte Jews and Arabs to make peace with one another in the form of an official cessation of civil war. Both parties rejected the truth, and since the Israelites ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Why Israel lost

After its four-week bombardment, a three-day ceasefire reveals that the ground has shifted under Israel. A new, seventy-two-hour ceasefire in Gaza began to take effect on the morning of 5 August 2014. Whether or not it lasts, both the Israeli government ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan: state of insecurity

A revived Taliban insurgency and alarming military revelations cast a new shadow over United States strategy in Afghanistan. A cousin of Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai, was hosting a celebration of the Eid al-Fitr festival at his home in Kandahar ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

An introduction to the "Middle East", part 5

At one point, Muhammad broke fellowship with the Jewish clans of Medina, of which there were around 3, of the 11 clans. At one point in time, they even had control of Yathrib. At this point, Muhammad respected Jews, like Christians, as "People of the ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 29 2014]

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...forces, lead to further decline in its already diminishing international standing , and result in thousands more Palestinians being killed (see " Why Israel lost ", 5 August 2014). The conflict is deeply asymmetrical. Israel has far superior force that it can use to pummel Gaza, including now the practice of network-centric warfare. Yet Israel now has more to worry about than its Hamas adversary."
...We can also assume that, thanks to its drones, it has a pretty good idea of what it hits. In March, an Israeli officer told CBN News , "the most important thing that the drones] help during combat is to distinguish terrorist from civilians because most of the enemy techniques here in the region is to operate from civilian areas. We really don't want to hurt civilians during combat."
As highlighted by RSPB, which is "vehemently opposed to the construction of an airport in the Thames Estuary and that includes any and all of the latest proposals that have come forward" , the proposed airport would devastate valuable - and highly protected - habitat that supports hundreds of thousands of year-round and migratory bird...
Paul Rogers is giving a talk at the Edinburgh Book Festival on 27 August at 5pm. " A Century on the Edge: From Cold War to Hot World, 1945–2045 "

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Film Screening -- VOICES ACROSS THE DIVIDE [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 1 hour ago]
Partisan Reporters Criticise Gaza Coverage [Published Dissident Voice - 9 hours ago]
Israel's security after Gaza [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 29 2014]
Netanyahu vs. Abu Ubaydah: On victory and false... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 28 2014]
The National Rights of Jews [Published JCPA.org - Aug 28 2014]
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The Fear of Political Islam: Why Arabs Betrayed... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 25 2014]
Inside Addis Ababa's Koche rubbish tip: where h... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
If Israel has better drones than anyone, why ar... [Published New Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
Recruiting to kill - it is not just an Israeli ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 19 2014]
Robin Williams, Mental Health, and Social Insanity [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 18 2014]
Airports' global bird slaughter - 100,000s gass... [Published Ecologist - Aug 18 2014]
Dispelling Israel’s myths [Published Daily Dispatch - Aug 18 2014]
African nationalism and Zionism have same source [Published Daily Dispatch - Aug 16 2014]
10 things that have changed forever on Gaza [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 15 2014]
The lost voices of the Arab revolutions [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 15 2014]
What the media aren't saying about Yemen [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 15 2014]
Gandhian struggle was never an option for Gaza [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 14 2014]
Islamic State, Iraq, America: a new front [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 14 2014]
I saw Yafa - Nakba and Somud in Palestine [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
‘Prince of Darkness’ disowns Iraq’s tragedy [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
Missing settlers become weapons in a war on unity [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
Haftar's coup: a general’s war on the Muslim Br... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
Need for Tough Love: Defending the Gaza Assault... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 13 2014]
Gaza’s Siege Intensifies [Published ZNet - Aug 12 2014]
Palestinians need not apologise for resisting [Published Gulf News - Aug 12 2014]
Navigating Syria: the impossible, indispensable... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
US pursues 'peace' on Israel's terms [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
Ramadan, socialism and the neighbour’s beat-up car [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
Hope and despair in the Beach Refugee Camp [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
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By Gregory Harms Almost two-thirds of Americans feel Israel’s operations in Gaza were justified. When given sufficient information, and when thinking outside ideological parameters, Americans commonly draw reasonable conclusions and are in agreement ...
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By Paul Rogers An unlikely alliance of four states is coalescing to oppose the ISIS advance in Iraq. But the group may not wait to be challenged. The recharged war in Iraq that got underway in June 2014 is moving towards its second month. ...
"It’s Time To Stand Up To Troika Austerity (Par... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jun 16 2014]
Thomas Fazi In my book, The Battle for Europe: How an Elite Hijacked a Continent – and How We Can Take It Back , published some months ago by Pluto Press, I argued that the austerity policies imposed on European member states (especially those of ...
Syria: Regime Resilience, Rise of al-Qaeda & th... [Published Informed Comment - Jun 07 2014]
By Paul Rogers The Damascus regime is winning its war for survival; Syria’s conflict will continue and even escalate. In the morass, diplomacy remains vital to any progress.  Bashar al-Assad reportedly won 88.7% of those voting in Syria’s presidential ...
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