Tag Archives: Middle East

Hagel Defenders Battle Neocon Opposition

By James M. Wall The Washington Post wrote in a lead editorial, December 18, that President Obama should not nominate former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel as his Defense Secretary because the President “has available other possible nominees who are considerably closer … 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

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Methodists Delay Vote Until Later This Week

by James M. Wall The United Methodist Church has delayed a vote on a resolution on divestment from three US companies which “aid and abet”* Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. The vote was initially set for Tuesday, … Continue reading

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