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Roger Waters: Why Moral Perversity of U.S. Position in Gaza is Stunning

By Roger Waters With the death of more than 2,000 Palestinians, and the displacement of hundreds of thousands more, the complicity of the American government has been exposed to the world as never before. Yet the mantra repeated ad nauseam … Continue reading

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What is the Israeli Dahiya Doctrine?

Michael Ratner: A recent release by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange shows the brutal depths of Israeli policy towards Gaza. In Israel’s war planning, the Dahiya doctrine refers to Israel’s intentional and massive killing of civilians and destruction of civilian villages, … Continue reading

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Gaza’s Children: The Psychological Trauma of Catastrophe

By Louisa A. Lamb Within the last ten years, Israel has provoked three offensive movements against the Palestinian territory in Gaza: Operation Cast Lead, which began at the end of 2008 and 2009, Operation Pillar of Defense, which last eight … Continue reading

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If Palestinians Were Human Beings

By Shourideh C. Molavi Today the struggle for people of conscience appears to be less about convincing people that Israel is committing war crimes against Palestinians or grossly violating international law. Instead the struggle has become about convincing the world … Continue reading

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What Led Israel to Stop the Assault on Gaza?

After a nearly month-long assault that left at least 1,865 Palestinians dead, Israel has pulled its ground forces from the Gaza Strip under the 72-hour ceasefire that went into effect earlier today. Israeli and Palestinian factions have agreed to attend … Continue reading

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Irish Senator David Norris: “Israel Bombs First and Weeps Later”

Senator Norris said that entire families had been “obliterated” and called for immediate lifting of the embargo on Gaza. And, calling for Ambassador Modai to be expelled, observed: “He has his fingers in his ears all the time, and he … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges on Gaza: It is Not a War. It is Murder

“The incursion and bombardment of Gaza is not about destroying Hamas. It is not about stopping rocket fire into Israel. It is not about achieving peace. The Israeli decision to rain death and destruction on Gaza, to use lethal weapons … Continue reading

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Bolivia Declares Israel a ‘Terrorist State’

Bolivia has declared Israel to be a “terrorist state” and renounced a visa exemption agreement with the country in protest over the ongoing Israeli military offense in Gaza which already killed more than 1,300 dead and left over 7,000 wounded. … Continue reading

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On Israel’s Doomed Fate

By Gilad Atzmon IDF’s colossal defeat in Gaza this week leaves Israel and Israelis with just three political and personal options: 1. Mass expulsion – ethnic cleansing of the entire Palestinian population from territories controlled by Israel. Such action may … Continue reading

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Gaza, Israel and ‘Human Shields’

By Sarah Gillespie What does it mean to use human shields? Employed by the Germans and Japanese in the second word war, the tactic is premised on an underlying trust in your enemy’s humanity. It appeals to the compassion and … Continue reading

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