Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ahlam and Nezar, A Palestinian Couple Released in The Prisoner Exchange

by James M. Wall Two young Palestinians, Ahlam (left) and Nezar (right) Tammimi, were among the 477 Palestinian prisoners released from Israeli prisons, October 18. They were in the first contingent of what is supposed to become more than one … Continue reading

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Palestinian Prisoners Are Not “Unpeople”; They Are Children of God

by James M. Wall In a talk at New York City’s Barnard College the night the Hamas-Israeli prisoner exchange was announced, Noam Chomsky anticipated the one-sided media coverage of the exchange. He charged the media with treating Israeli Jews as … Continue reading

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Obama and the “Terror Plot Thriller”

by James M. Wall There are so many doubts and questions surrounding the alleged Iranian-sponsored assassination plot against the Saudi ambassador, that for Barack Obama to take a prominent role in announcing the case may prove to be a serious … Continue reading

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This Occupation is Brought to You by A Pattern of Racial Bigotry

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Palestinians Are “Marching To Freedom Land”

by James M. Wall A warning to the United States and Israel is embedded in a New York Times analysis entitled, “Arab Debate Pits Islamists Against Themselves”. The warning lies in the reality that the Palestinian people are on the … Continue reading

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