Monthly Archives: October 2010

Zionism’s ZOA Pushes to Make All Campus Criticism of Israel Illegal

by James M. Wall What effect will Tuesday’s midterm elections have on US-Israel relations? Let us count the ways, starting with the impact of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on American college and university campuses. A new and much more … Continue reading

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Israeli Propaganda Blames UNRWA For “Refugee Problem”

by James M. Wall The headline on a Miami Herald column began, “Time to Start Planning….”. A Florida newspaper with that headline? Surely, this story will be about finding a place to retire. Not so fast. “Time to Start Planning … Continue reading

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I Must Write As Long As Israeli Settlers Burn Palestinian Schools

by James M. Wall A regular reader wrote recently and asked why I write so often about Palestine and Israel. It was a good question and after some time for reflection I have an answer for him, inspired by a … Continue reading

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Rahm and the General Are Gone; Time to Put Freeman Back to Work

by James M. Wall We have two weeks to endure until November 2, that blessed day when these depressing mid term elections finally give the nation a new congress. Once those elections are over, President Obama has at least two … Continue reading

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US “Incentive Package” for Bibi Demeans and Insults Palestinians

by James M. Wall President Obama is so desperate to keep Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu glued to the peace talks negotiation table for two additional months, that he appears to have authorized an “incentive package” to Israel that is … Continue reading

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Carter’s “White House Diary” Should Resonate With Obama

by James M. Wall Jimmy Carter kept a diary during his White House years. His original diary notes and dictated daily personal observations were later typed by his personal secretary (Susan Clough) and filed in large binders. In February, 1981, … Continue reading

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