Monthly Archives: January 2014

Village Destruction in the Jordan Valley

by James M. Wall British journalist and author Victoria Brittain traveled to the Jordan Valley to see the actual conditions and latest developments in one of the areas under discussion in the peace negotiations John Kerry is conducting between Israel and the … Continue reading

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16 Dem Senators Join AIPAC Against Iran Deal; Feinstein and TV’s Chris Hayes Support Obama

by James M. Wall Sixteen Democratic U.S. Senators, including two with higher political aspirations, have joined Republican senators as co-sponsors of Senate legislation which might better be described as “the kill the Iranian nuclear pact” legislation. The legislation was presented to the … Continue reading

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Ariel Sharon Dies After Eight Years in a Coma

by James M. Wall Ariel Sharon died January 11, 2014, eight years and one week after he suffered a stroke January 4, 2006. At the time of his stroke, Sharon was the 11th Prime Minister of Israel. The stroke left … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s “Shibboleths” Scuttle Peace Talks

by James M. Wall “No partner for peace” is one of several “shibboleths” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and his cabinet are now using to scuttle any peace agreement with President Mahmoud Abbas, no matter how often U.S. Secretary of … Continue reading

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Israeli Aggression Leaves Little Hope for Peace

by James M. Wall The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. That conflict began on July 28, 1914. It did not end until November 11, 1918. Keep those dates in mind because … Continue reading

Posted in Episcopal Church, John Kerry, Middle East, Middle East Politics, Netanyahu, Religion and politics, United Methodist Church, War | 8 Comments