Monthly Archives: July 2006

Behind the Israel-Hizbullah crisis

The Christian Science Monitor’s Dan Murphy has compiled a relatively comprehensive set of questions and answers as to what’s going on with the Israel-Hizbullah confrontation. A few short extracts: Before dawn on June 25, an eight-man team of Palestinian militants … Continue reading

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Two Americas, One American

Andrew Kohut and Bruce Stokes of the Pew Research Center have written a book, America Against the World, which explores findings from the Pew Global Attitudes Project’s series of international surveys that highlight the role American values play in the … Continue reading

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Israel’s Shameful Attack on Gaza

In yet another penetrating and informative piece written for and published by Counterpunch, Mike Whitney criticizes the mainstream media for ignoring the “insane brutality of the State of Israel”. Here’s a short extract: “We are sure that Israel is using … Continue reading

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Atrocities in the Promised Land

Kathleen Christison, a former CIA political analyst who has worked on Middle East issues for 30 years, has written a compelling piece for Counterpunch which attempts to inform the reader as to why Israel is dispised throughout the Middle East … Continue reading

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The framing of Hizbullah

Amal Saad-Ghorayeb, assistant professor of political science at the Lebanese-America University, has written a piece for The Guardian Unlimited which attempts to show the other side of the coin. Here are a few extracts: The capture of three Israeli soldiers … Continue reading

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