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Israel on Trial by George Bisharat

The significance of this article is not that it gave the first or only account of the war crimes committed by Israel in her recent assault on Gaza, but the fact that it appeared in the New York Times! Could this signal … Continue reading

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Israel’s actions foster extremism by Malcom Fraser

Former Prime Minister of Australia, Malcom Fraser, writes, “I used to regard Israel as a light on the hill. Somewhere along the line in the years after the 1967 war, principle has been put aside and the search for a … Continue reading

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Another War, Another Defeat by John J. Mearsheimer

If Israel had really wanted to stop the rocket attacks from Gaza, there were any number of ways of accomplishing this through peaceful negotiation. So why then did they attack Gaza in an all-out bloody assault? John Mearsheimer cuts through … Continue reading

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Bush, Obama and the Gaza Blitz by Patrick J. Buchanan

Conservative columist Patrick Buchanan comments on the complete failure of President Bush to prevent the carnage at Gaza and President-elect Obama’s ominous silence. Can the suffering men, women and children of Palestine really expect a better deal from the new … Continue reading

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The way to Peace in Israel/Palestine by Malcom Fraser

With the Australian Parliament celebrating 60 years since the foundation of the State of Israel, former Prime Minister, Malcom Fraser, joins a growing number of prominent Australians asking the government to give proper recognition to the other side of the … Continue reading

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Israeli minister threatens “holocaust” as public demand ceasefire talks by Ali Abunimah

While Israeli leaders escalate the violence and threats, some other top officials and a vast majority of the Israeli public support direct talks with Hamas to achieve a mutual ceasefire, something Hamas has repeatedly offered Israeli officials began damage limitation … Continue reading

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The Mecca Agreement by Chandra Muzaffar

On February 9th, 2007, rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, signed an accord to form a unity government, in a bid to end infighting and the crippling boycott of Palestine, supposedly a response to Hamas’ hostility towards Israel. Unfortunately, neither … Continue reading

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Pause for Peace by Ahmed Yousef

Gaza: November 1st, 2006. Ahmed Yousef, senior advisor to the Palestinian Prime Minister, speaks of the offer of a ‘hudna’, which is more than a ceasefire.  HERE in Gaza, few dream of peace. For now, most dare only to dream … Continue reading

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If Israel has the right to use force in self defence, so do its neighbours by Ahmad Samih Khalidi

The west appears to insist that only one side in the conflict is able to intervene militarily across borders. That will never be accepted Much has been made in recent days – at the G8 summit and elsewhere – of … Continue reading

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