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Israel’s Stall-Forever ‘Peace’ Plan 23.9.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Despite boosting the idea of Mideast peace, President Trump shields Israel in its resistance to a workable agreement with the Palestinians, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar explained in a Sept. 19 speech. By Paul R. Pillar President Trump’s son-in-law,…Read more →
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Israel is sitting on a slippery slope: B'Tselem executive director 23.9.2017 Hindu: International
Israeli human rights organisation B'Tselem, one of the handful Israeli organisations consistently calling for an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories, has been working since 1989 to ensure...
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BRICS countries call for expeditious adoption of CCIT 22.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
New York [USA], September 22 : Foreign Ministers of BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, in a meeting on sidelines of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), have called for expeditious adoption of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) at the United Nations.
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Bet on Trump or challenge Israel? Palestinians mull strategy 21.9.2017 AP Top News
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- After more than two decades of failures, Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders' strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel....
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The Latest: Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhine 21.9.2017 Washington Post: World
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Trump won't make progress on a two-state solution while Netanyahu is in power 20.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Talks this week won't matter.
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The Latest: Chinese expert says Trump speech sounded warlike 20.9.2017 Washington Post: World
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How Trump could save Palestinian statehood 18.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Data on Israeli settlements shows that it isn’t too late for a two-state solution.
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"The Occupation of the American Mind": Documentary Looks at Israel's PR War in the US 14.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Waters is the narrator of a recent documentary titled The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel's Public Relations War in the United States. We air clips from the film and speak to Roger Waters and Sut Jhally, professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts and founder and executive director of the Media Education Foundation, which produced the documentary. TRANSCRIPT: AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I'm Amy Goodman. As we continue our conversation, we go now to an excerpt of -- we are speaking with Roger Waters, the famous British musician, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd, Waters the narrator of the recent documentary titled The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel's Public Relations War in the United States. ROGER WATERS: Over the course of 51 days, the Israeli military dropped nearly 20,000 ...
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In the "War on Terror," What Are We Killing and Dying For? 7.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Helicopter crew members stand security after the extraction of fellow soldiers from the top of a mountain in the Andar District of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan, June 6, 2007. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Marcus J. Quarterman / The US Army ) I used to command soldiers. Over the years, lots of them actually. In Iraq, Colorado, Afghanistan, and Kansas.  And I'm still fixated on a few of them like this one private first class (PFC) in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2011. All of 18, he was short, scrawny, and popular. Nine months after graduating from high school, he'd found himself chasing the Taliban with the rest of our gang. At five foot nothing, I once saw him step into an irrigation canal and disappear from sight -- all but the two-foot antenna on his radio. In my daydreams, I always see the same scene, the moment his filthy, grizzled baby face reappeared above that ditch, a cigarette still dangling loosely from his lips. His name was Anderson and I can remember thinking at that moment: What will I tell his mother ...
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The Reasons for Netanyahu’s Panic 1.9.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is pushing the panic button over the collapse of the Saudi-Israeli jihadist proxies in Syria and now threatening to launch a major air war, as ex-British diplomat Alastair Crooke describes. By Alastair Crooke A very senior…Read more →
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Why a new Palestinian intifada could be non-violent: because that's what Hamas wants 29.8.2017 Washington Post
Why a new Palestinian intifada could be non-violent: because that's what Hamas wants
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UN Chief on 3-day visit to Israel, Palestinian territories 28.8.2017 Washington Post: World
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories to discuss ways to revive the peace process.
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The Possible Education of Donald Trump 25.8.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is ratcheting up war tensions in Syria again, but President Trump reportedly is not happy with the threats as he shifts again toward resisting the neocons, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Despite the chaos…Read more →
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Could this be a game-changer for Middle East peace? 25.8.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The opportunities for trade, investment and security cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians have never been greater.
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Kushner heads to Israel for latest attempt at peace deal 23.8.2017 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump’s son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner arrives in Israel on Wednesday in the latest U.S. effort to revive long-stalled Middle East peace talks, but at a time when progress may be more elusive than ever.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump’s closest ally in the region,...

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Palestinian leader reportedly says he can't figure out Trump's Mideast peace plan 21.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Palestinian leaders are hoping that a meeting this week with a high-level team from the White House will provide some clarity about President Trump’s plan to get peace talks started again between Israelis and Palestinians.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told a visiting delegation...

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Israel revokes Al-Jazeera reporter’s press permit 16.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Israel says it is revoking the press credentials of an Al-Jazeera reporter after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the “resistance.”
Israel builds underground wall after Gaza tunnel trauma 16.8.2017 AP Top News
KIBBUTZ NIRIM, Israel (AP) -- Israel is pressing ahead with construction of an underground barrier along the border with the Gaza Strip in an ambitious project meant to halt the threat of attack tunnels built by the Hamas militant group....
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Trump to send son-in-law Jared Kushner, other top aides on Mideast peace mission after spate of violence 12.8.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The trip, spanning several days later this month, is meant to show continued U.S. commitment.
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