User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Bethlehem is ready for Christmas. But one group of Christians may be kept from the holy site 24.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of good cheer, chaos has reigned in Bethlehem in the days leading up to Christmas, as Israeli military authorities, who control access to and from the blockaded Gaza Strip, a tiny Palestinian enclave wedged between Israel and Egypt, issued a series of contradictory edicts about a possible ban on travel for Gaza Christians, who are customarily granted special permits to pray at the holy sites at Christmas.

ALEC Is an Incubator for Efforts to Protect White Supremacy, Says New Report 5.12.2019 Truthout.com
Russel Pearce stands in front of the supreme court building
Racial justice groups filed a lawsuit today demanding transparency from Arizona lawmakers at ALEC's summit.
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THE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle East 15.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
As`ad AbuKhalil reviews Middle East rulers’ reasons for distrusting their own militaries.    By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News A close association between armies and politics has pertained in the Middle East for a long while. Army leaders have…Read more →
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Israel demolishes 'illegal' homes under Palestinian control 22.7.2019 BBC: World
Bulldozers tear down 'illegal' structures said to house 17 people after a long legal battle.
LGBTQ Activists Demand an End to the Pinkwashing of Militarism 28.6.2019 Truthout.com
Opposing militarism is central to guaranteeing that trans people can survive and thrive everywhere.
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This is what foreign policy looks like when you have no strategy 15.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Donald Trump once thought foreign policy would be easy.

“We would win if we would just sit down and negotiate — but using our best people,” he wrote as a private citizen in 2008. “We have all the cards.”

So as president he named himself negotiator-in-chief and tried to cajole North Korea’s Kim...

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THE ANGRY ARAB: The UAE and the Arab Counter-Revolution 8.5.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
As’ad AbuKhalil looks at Gulf rulers vying to play top host to U.S. interests in the Middle East. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News The political role of the United Arab Emirates has changed dramatically since the death of…Read more →
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Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance 2.5.2019 Truthout.com
Eight years after the Arab Spring, there has been a new set of popular uprisings in northern Africa.

The post Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance appeared first on Truthout.

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Israel election: Who are the key candidates? 6.4.2019 BBC: World
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu may face his toughest election yet, with a series of formidable candidates vying for the top spot.
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The Israeli ex-general trying to unseat Netanyahu 5.4.2019 BBC: World
Former chief of the Israeli military Benny Gantz believes he can unseat PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
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The Progressive Except Palestine Problem 7.2.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
The Jewish community has a special responsibility to fight Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian lands, says Marjorie Cohn. By Marjorie Cohn Truthout As a progressive Jew, I find that many of my family members and friends are still what we…Read more →
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Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine 25.1.2019 Truthout.com
For making legitimate criticisms of Israeli apartheid, I am often called a "self-hating Jew."

The post Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine appeared first on Truthout.

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From Peace to Armageddon: The Israel-Palestine Nightmare 13.9.2018 Truthout.com
Have the Oslo Peace Accords ever had a chance to succeed?

The post From Peace to Armageddon: The Israel-Palestine Nightmare appeared first on Truthout.

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The World According to Ben Rhodes: Hypocrisy in Obama’s Foreign Policy 24.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
In a new book Obama’s deputy national security adviser opens up about Pentagon interference in policy, Obama’s political calculations and his own ignorance of the Middle East, as As’ad AbuKhalil explains in this review. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium…Read more →
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New Film Highlights Women’s Role in the First Palestinian Intifada 14.7.2018 Truthout.com
"Naila and the Uprising" is about a women-led, nonviolent, grassroots movement for liberation and gender equality.

The post New Film Highlights Women’s Role in the First Palestinian Intifada appeared first on Truthout.

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Killing a Journalist in Kashmir 28.6.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
In this interview with noted author and editor, Vijay Prashad, Dennis J. Bernstein discusses the recent streetside assassination of journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Kashmir. By Dennis J Bernstein Large crowds gathered in Kreeri village in Kashmir last Monday to honor the…Read more →
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The Great Return March and the Women of Gaza: Why Palestine’s Feminists Are Fighting on Two Fronts 12.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Return March, which has just ended, was unique in recent history in Gaza for a number of reasons.

The post The Great Return March and the Women of Gaza: Why Palestine’s Feminists Are Fighting on Two Fronts appeared first on Truthout.

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Under Trump, US Contempt for International Law Intensifies 5.6.2018 Truthout.com
Reckless policies have increased the military's role.

The post Under Trump, US Contempt for International Law Intensifies appeared first on Truthout.

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Don’t blame the embassy opening for the violence in Gaza. Blame Hamas. 17.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
I’m no fan of President Trump. But he’s not responsible for the bloodshed.
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Trotskyist Delusions: Obsessed with Stalin, They See Betrayed Revolutions Everywhere 5.5.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
The trouble with Trotskyists is they’re always “supporting” other peoples’ revolutions, says Diana Johnstone. Their obsession with permanent revolution in the end provides an alibi for permanent war. By Diana Johnstone  Special to Consortium News I first encountered Trotskyists in…Read more →
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