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Newt Gingrich: Palestinians Are An ‘Invented’ People

Published on December 9th, 2011 | by Eli Clifton

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is courting the Republican Jewish vote with a series of statements showing his unwavering support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pro-Israel ... Read More


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Military more cautious than civilians over Iran

Published on December 8th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

As in the lead-up to the Iraq war, U.S. government civilians and the military brass appear divided over the prospect of war with Iran. In a recent interview, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... Read More


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A Brief Explanatory Note on Politico

Published on December 8th, 2011 | by Jim Lobe

Politico ran a long piece by Ben Smith today entitled “Israel Rift Roils Democratic Ranks” which, among other things, highlighted the work of Eli and Ali at the Center for American Progress (CAP) and made several ... Read More


Playing With Fire

Published on December 6th, 2011 | by Tom Engelhardt

Obama’s Risky Oil Threat to China By Michael T. Klare Reposted by arrangement with Tom Dispatch When it comes to China policy, is the Obama administration leaping from the frying pan directly into the fire?  In ... Read More



Panetta on war with Iran

Published on December 5th, 2011 | by Guest

By Gary Sick In recent months, we have had some strong views expressed, by people who have real knowledge of the situation, about the potential consequences of a military strike by Israel and/or the United States ... Read More

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