Monthly Archives: June 2012

Presbyterians Next Up for Divestment Vote

by James M. Wall  (Two Israeli soldiers guard Palestinian children in Hebron.) Jimmy Carter wrote a New York Times op-ed piece this week, A Cruel and Unusual Record, which states flatly: “The United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human … Continue reading

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44 Senators Tell Obama To Do Israel’s Bidding

by James M. Wall War, as General Sherman once said, is hell. It is also widely perceived to be a failure of diplomacy. Which would explain why it is, that when war-promoting lobbyists want to generate congressional enthusiasm for the … Continue reading

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Five Years and Counting: Israel Creates and Manages Its “Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza”

by James M. Wall Drawing from a report by Save the Children, Electronic Intifada’s Managing Editor Maureen Clare Murphy, describes what she correctly terms, Israel’s managed “humanitarian crisis in Gaza”. A humanitarian crisis that is managed? Wait a minute; “managing” … Continue reading

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New Jersey’s 9th CD Voters Say No to AIPAC Continue reading

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Obama Emerges as the US Warrior President

by James M. Wall Memorial Day in the United States is a time for hot dogs, overcooked burgers, too much beer, and a massive dose of militaristic patriotism. It is also a good time for Americans to begin thinking seriously … Continue reading

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