Category Archives: War

Palestinian Children Have No Iron Dome Continue reading

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Israel Destroys Gaza Home for Handicapped

by James M. Wall On the sixth day of its asymmetrical war against Gaza, Israel destroyed a home for the handicapped in Beit Lahiya, killing two handicapped residents, and wounding three others, including the caretaker. The destruction of the home came on an early Saturday … Continue reading

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The Demonization of an American Soldier

by James M. Wall My experience as a member of the U.S. armed services was a long time ago.  It was also far removed from a battlefield. I was an Air Force public information officer during the Korean War. I … Continue reading 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

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Iran’s Rouhani: “The World Has Changed”

by James M. Wall On July 30, 2009, conservative columnist Pat Buchanan  wrote a column in the American Conservative.  He called it, “Tell Israel No”. Here is a key paragaph: “Israel has been saying for years an Iranian bomb is months away. Where … Continue reading

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Peaceful Pause Delivers “Stunning” News

by James M. Wall No one ever said diplomacy was easy. Many have said it is messy. But one thing is certain: Diplomacy is better than destruction. Thanks to diplomacy, which weathered recent negative media cries of incompetence, the U.S. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Obama Pauses Again; Peace Wins, AIPAC Loses

by James M. Wall Monday, September 9, was planned as a day for the White House to persuade Congress to support military strikes on Syria. The highlight of the day’s “persuade Congress” plan was a White House appearance by former … Continue reading

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Obama Pauses; Calls for Debate in Congress

by James M. Wall In a surprise move Saturday afternoon, President Barack Obama announced  he would ask for a Congressional debate before he would order any air strikes on Syria. Speaking at a hastily-called press conference in the White House … Continue reading

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Ten Years After US Invades Iraq, Israel Eager to Take the US Into Round Two

By James M. Wall Ten years after the US invaded Iraq in 2003, another Middle East war looms large between the West and Muslim states. Signs point to the strong possibility that Israel, and its US Zionist supporters, remain determined, … Continue reading

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