Friday's News And Views
The Orthodox Jews fighting the Judaization of East Jerusalem - H
The four stages of Israeli policy: crisis, pressure, cave-in and
One Belgian and 13 Gazans To Sue Israeli Officials For War Crime
Soldier's Shocking Allegation: Troops Ordered to Engage in '360 June 21, 2010 |
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Admittedly, before George W. Bush had his fever dream, the U.S. had already put its first unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drone surveillance planes in the skies over Kosovo in the late 1990s. America Detached from War by Tom Engelhardt
Spending fight freezes war bill - David Rogers Stuck in neutral, Democrats are watching their summer economic agenda whittle away each day, with Republicans driving the debate through Senate filibuster rules and their political lock in the House over new war funding sought by President Barack Obama.
General Petraeus is expected to be quickly and easily confirmed by the Senate but defense secretary Gates acknowledged today the war itself is going slower and harder than expected, reports CBS News national security correspondent David Martin. McChrystal Relieved of Duty; Petraeus TappedHotsheet: In Afghanistan, a New General but an Old Strategy The man Gates calls one of the greatest battle captains in American military history made the rounds today ahead of his Senate confirmation hearings next week. Before he is confirmed he will have to answer questions about the July 2011 date President Obama has set for beginning a withdrawal from Afghanistan. Thursday the president was at pains to explain what that date means. "We didn't say we'd be switching off the lights and closing the door behind us," said Mr. Afghan Questions Arise as Petraeus Takes Over - CBS Evening News
America is heading toward a colossal defeat in Afghanistan. KUHNER: Who lost Afghanistan?
Generals International on Israel, The Oil Spill, And Demonic Vor Yesterday, Cindy and Mike Jacobs of Generals International hosted a special webcast with Chuck Pierce on their website that focused primarily on explaining how the BP oil spill in the Gulf is due to President Obama's poor treatment of Israel.
Megyn Kelly Pushes Right Wing Outrage And Disputed Claim Made By Republican Senator Jon Kyl Fox “News” does seem to run with whatever is hot, hot, hot in the right wing blathersphere – the latest being a public service announcement, made by the Secretary of Labor on the Department of Labor website, in which she states that all workers, both legal and illegal, have the right to fair wages. The ad offers a toll free line which offers assistance to those who feel that they have been denied their proper pay. Megyn Kelly Pushes Right Wing Outrage And Disputed
When Bill White became state Democratic chairman nearly 15 years ago, he predicted that the party's worst days were over and that momentum "is definitely on our side." He was wrong. The Democratic Party was in political free fall when White took over after Republican George W. Could White be right now? Democratic gubernatorial nominee's mid
By Jim Lobe* – IPS – June 23, 2010 WASHINGTON – Despite the growing international condemnation and isolation incurred by the government of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the right-wing leadership of the so-called “Israel Lobby” here is riding high in the U.S. Right-Wing Israel Lobby Riding High in Election Run-Up « Aletho
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that after Republicans once again defeated a bill to reauthorize several expired domestic aid programs, including extended unemployment benefits, Democrats are giving up on trying to break the GOP filibuster. Jobs Bill Fails In Senate: Democrats Say Thursday's Doomed Vote
bc video: Hope fades for the unemployed
McCrystal Scandal Shows Us the Military No Longer Protects Ameri The Obama/McChrystal debacle is symptomatic of a wider divide -- the widening estrangement between our civilian elites and our military. McChrystal deserved to be fired and has been.
Obama Making BP Pay Is Good Government, and That's Why Republica June 24, 2010 |
Fears Grow over Oil Spill's Long-Term Effects on Food Chain - IP ATLANTA, Georgia, May 31, 2010 (IPS/IFEJ) - As oil continues gushing from the ocean floor into the Gulf of Mexico, with no sign of stopping until a new well is finished this August, scientists, environmentalists and local residents are beginning to reckon with the reality of a massive annihilation of sea creatures and wildlife.
Where Corporations Learn How to 'Manipulate' the Media by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy
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A New Generation of Natural Gas Drilling Is Endangering Communit