East is East and West is West?
Recorded history informs us that the East and the West are culturally inextricable. History also informs that this inextricability has been shaken over time by religious, geopolitical and economic conflicts of short and long duration.
Journalist Chris Hedges Barred by University of Pennsylvania Over Israel Dig
Journalist and former New York Times Middle East bureau chief Chris Hedges says the University of Pennsylvania disinvited him from a peace conference after he published a column that compared the Islamic State to Israel. Click here for the rest of the article...
Palestinians To Submit U.N. Statehood Resolution Today
Palestinians plan to submit a final draft of a statehood resolution to the United Nations on Monday calling for a peace deal with Israel within a year and an end to occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017, officials said. Click here for the rest of the article...
Ireland: 'Early recognition' of Palestine possible
DUBLIN (AP) ? Ireland is considering early recognition of Palestinian statehood as a possible tactic for kick-starting Middle East peace talks, the foreign minister declared Wednesday as he of?
Sinking Deeper into the Mideast
The deserts of the Middle East and North Africa have become a kind of quicksand for U.S. policymakers, the more they thrash around violently the faster they sink, with the latest round of warfare against the Islamic State worsening matters, not improving them, as Phyllis Bennis told Dennis J. Bernstein.
Ireland Parliament Unanimously Votes for 'Palestine'
Ireland?s lower house of Parliament approved a nonbinding resolution calling on the government to formally recognize the state of Palestine. Click here for the rest of the article...
The Passionate Fan Pinoy Football Awards 2014
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Jim Miles: Year End Interviews pt. II - Conservative Canards
It is the time of year for the mainstream media to make its lists, check them twice with the pundits, and find out who is naughty and who is nice. While not officially a year end review, I have recently commented on Evan Solomon?s interview with General Breedlove in which mostly softball questions without curves or spins were gently lobbed at the General - who did a reasonably intelligent job of ...
The Ferocious Battles for Israel on Western Campuses
The Jewish State is fighting wars for its very survival against barbarous, genocidal foes like Hamas, Hezbollah, and Iran. But far outside the Middle East ferocious battles are being fought on the campuses of the world?s great Universities for Israel?s reputation and good name.
Information Warfare: Living The Fantasy Is Easier Than Dealing With Reality
December 19, 2014: In early December Israel announced it was opening investigations into eight incidents from the 50 day war with Hamas in July and August. These incidents were cited by Palestinians as Israeli war crimes.