Category: middle east

Let the Middle East Govern Itself

By Jeffrey D. Sachs NEW YORK – It is time for the United States and other powers to let the Middle East govern itself in line with national sovereignty and the United Nations Charter. As the US contemplates yet another … Continue reading

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israel, palestine, america

Israel & Palestine: A Very Short Introduction How Jon Stewart Made It Okay to Care About Palestinian Suffering  The Guardian view on… a futile war in Gaza  James Fallows: From Inside and Outside the Iron Dome, Once Again Letter from … Continue reading

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blogger blues

little more than a handful of pinoy bloggers on my required-reads list have been blogging (and only a handful of readers commenting) on israel’s wicked war in/on gaza, which is a shame because it betrays how insular we can get, … Continue reading

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abraham & moses, israel & palestine

Abraham and Moses to blame for Gaza war by Neal Cruz The current war between Israeli and Palestinian forces in Gaza is but the latest flare-up in a conflict in that dates back to biblical days. In fact, it goes … Continue reading

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can obama?

president-elect barack obama’s promise of change-yes-we-can will be tested bigtime by the israel-palestine crisis the moment he steps into office.   will he, as pundits predict, go the way of bush and continue to support israel’s wars?  on matters where he … Continue reading

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