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    In a new interactive game being distributed this week by the independent, Tel Aviv-based Peres Center for Peace, you can do it all. You can bring peac ... more

    Partition of Palestine Ushers in Apartheid
    Sixty years on, we are very close to seeing the fulfilment of Ben Gurion’s plan for Israel: “we shall abolish partition and expand into the whole of P ... more

    Israel marks 60 years since Palestine split
    It was one of the most dramatic moments in the modern history of the Middle East — the world’s nations voting one by one in the U.N. General Assembly ... more

    Senator Candidate Biden to Bush: Bomb IRAN and I Impeach

    Pope Condemns Atheism in new Enclyclical
    "How could the idea have developed that Jesus' message is narrowly individualistic and aimed only at each person singly? How did we arrive at this in ... more

    Erin Burnett on NBC refers to GWB as "the Monkey in the Middle" .

    Olmert: Israel risks South Africa-like struggle

    Fatah to join Hamas if Israel attacks Gaza

    Tom Hayden in TTHE NATION on ending the Iraq War

    NBC: Bush = 'The Monkey'. Sarkozy = 'That Man!"

    Facing Opposition US Withdraws UN Security Council Resolution supporting Annapolis

    Olmert warns of 'end of Israel'
    Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said failure to negotiate a two-state solution with the Palestinians would spell the end of the State of Israe ... more

    Israeli Says Elusive Biblical Wall Found

    Man with Chest Bomb Invades Clinton Rochester NY Office

    CAIRO - Viewing life from the roof

    Arabs return from summit uneasy and skeptical and afraid

    Big Marine General to take on Enforcer role over Palestinians

    Iraqi Lawmakers Protest Green Zone Restrictions and U.S. Arrogance
    Now if the Americans and the Iraqis can't even handle this kind of thing in a reasonable and mutually supportive way; just how can it even be expected ... more

    Report: China targeting all 'enemy space vehicles' including GPS satellites

    Annapolis Gathering of Peace Now and Other Jews

    Hillary 'Plant' at Republican Debate
    Not really....but the attack machines are geared up to twist and exploit anything and both the public and the media are oh so gullible.
    Deep Throat a fixture in Nixon files
    The documents, also shedding light on foreign and national security policy from the Nixon years, show increasing urgency in U.S. attempts to pacify th ... more

    A Solution to the Global Energy Crisis?
    There is a potential solution, and possibly only one, to the global energy crisis. It will require a huge investment, several scientific breakthroughs ... more

    Chavez: CNN may be instigating my murder

    Survey shows dangers for Iraq reporters

    Lebanon army chief widely respected

    Jerusalem, refugees hinder Mideast peace
    If Israelis and Palestinians have any hope of achieving their stated goal of signing a final peace treaty within a year, they may have to slice Jerusa ... more

    Dutch lawmaker planning film criticizing the Quran
    A Dutch conservative lawmaker said Wednesday he is making a film to highlight what he describes as "fascist" passages in the Quran, his latest high pr ... more

    Iraqi Refugees 'Returning' in Small Numbers... BUT

    Scientists Say Just Standing Up May Be as Important as Exercise

    Behind Mideast summit – the Iran factor

    The new Palestinian Census

    After Annapolis, hurdles for Israeli and Palestinian leaders
    In this Jewish enclave near Nablus Tuesday, construction crews were laying the foundation for a new housing complex, largely unaware that in Annapolis ... more

    How fragile is Baghdad's calm?

    Restive Nablus challenges Fatah's Abbas
    The ability of the Palestinian president to rein in the city could bolster his position in upcoming talks with Israelis.

    Author Lashes Out At Romney's Explanation Of Anti-Muslim Rant

    The Ronald Reagan I Knew - Max Kampelman

    Ashcroft: Ready for the WaterBoard!

    We Should, So We Can: Life Without the Bomb
    Unfortunately, the goal of globally eliminating all weapons of mass destruction - nuclear, chemical and biological arms - is today not an integral par ... more

    Israelis and American Jews Play 'Good Cop' and step up the propaganda

    U.K. radical left wing sees one-state solution to Israel-Palestinian conflict
    Over a decade after the Israeli right in effect abandoned the vision of a Greater Israel, the radical left in both Israel and Britain has come to favo ... more

    Syrian state-run newspaper: Non-comprehensive peace won't last
    "Peace, if its not comprehensive and on all tracks, is a deal that will collapse with the first gust of wind," said the editorial in the Syrian regime ... more

    30 Days From Iraqi Insurgent To Police
    The American 'Surge' is a temporary fix paying more and more Iraqis to 'switch'. But in the Americans are in effect arming both the Shia and the Sunn ... more

    IRAN Prepares to Attack! Israeli Propaganda Arm Says So!

    IRAN Prepares to Attack! Israeli Propaganda Arm Says So!

    PEACE PROCESS REALITIES! Watch MERTV Program #1 to understand the complicated history of what is called the 'Middle East Peace Process'
    In 1977 in Cairo Mark Bruzonsky met alone for an hour with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and helped convince him to make his historic visit to Israel ... more

    Feds secretly want Amazon to turn over book buying, reading info
    Feds Cancel Amazon Customer ID Request Email this Story Nov 27, 3:58 PM (ET) By RYAN J. FOLEY Google sponsored links 1 Minute Background Check - S ... more

    Bill Clinton Flatly Asserts He Opposed War at Start
    As his wife's President prospects appear to be fogging over, the old pro Bill is trying this and that to twist things her way.
    IRAN Dominates Annapolis!
    The morning after the 'historic' Annapolis 'Peace Conference', even as Bush Olmert and Abbas met at the White House, it was the IRANIANs dominating th ... more

    The Day after Annapolis, as Bush Olmert and Abbas met at the White House, it was the IRANIANs dominating the news. This from the DrudgeReport that mo ... more

    Saudis urge Palestinian right of return
    An immediate sour note was sounded at the summit talks here on Tuesday, an Israeli official said, when the Saudi foreign minister told the closed afte ... more

    Israeli Foreign Minister Recalls PARTITION 60 Years ago
    Livni chided the Arab world for having rejected the initial division of mandatory Palestine into two states, and urged it to accept the two-state solu ... more

    Annapolis Special Coverage - JERUSALEM POST

    MAKE ANNAPOLIS WORK - Jeruslem Post Editorial

    Israel and U.S. prepare for 'de facto Palestinian State'!
    The plot keeps thickening around the very term 'Palestinian State'...even as the preparations for regional war keep escalating all around. < ... more

    Syrians, Lebanese, Saudis All Slam Israel at Annapolis
    First of all take note who didn't even come: IRAQ and Kuwait. Second of all the Arabs who did come under immense U.S. pressure did get to speak. T ... more

    Ahmadinejad: Israel doomed to 'collapse' and will not survive
    "It is impossible that the Zionist regime will survive. Collapse is in the nature of this regime because it has been created on aggression, lying, opp ... more

    Annapolis - the un-Madrid

    Code of practice for mosques aims to stamp out extremism

    Buckling Under the Pressure of an Unfavorable Poll

    YouTube stops account of Egypt anti-torture activist

    Iran to host militants for 'alternative' Mideast meet

    Evangelicals blast any J'lem division

    Annapolis: Off Camera, Off the Record, and Of Little Importance
    Saud al-Faisal, the Israeli official said, listed the core "final status" issues that have to be resolved in the accelerated negotiating process launc ... more

    Haaretz: Anapolis Conf Homepage

    Major Israeli Tricks Masked by Annapolis Hubbub
    The Israelis have a long history of this kind of political and rhetorical duplicity. This time they are setting everyone up not just for a big fall ... more

    Fear of Iran brought Arab leaders to Annapolis
    The Bush administration, owing its ally Saudi Arabia a deep debt, can draw encouragement from the summit's legacy, which will signal the general proce ... more

    Bush and Condi - Lost and Desperate - Very Last Minute Wrangling...
    Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, who headed the Israeli team, lost her temper and told Qureia to "take it or get lost," the sources said.
    Protesters disrupt Oxford debate with Holocaust denier

    Just Days Before; Syria reportedly to skip summit, as Haniyeh calls meet 'stillborn'

    U.S. man refusing to testify in Hamas funding case jailed for 11 years

    Americans For Peace Now and Other Jewish Israeli Groups Rally for Annapolis

    U.K. radical left wing sees one-state solution to Israel-Palestinian conflict
    Among the notable guests were Palestinian civil rights activist Omar Barghouti, Israeli historian Ilan Pappe and one of the instigators of the academi ... more

    Jewish, Christian leaders to U.S.: No compromise on Jerusalem

    Bush Reads JOINT STATEMENT for Abbas and Olmert
    It's more verbiage that will sink down in history with so much that has preceeded it. Nothing is resolved. All is left to vaugue notions of we'll 'n ... more

    Saudi FM: U.S. promised peace agreement would be reached within year
    Promises to Arab leaders have been made and broken so often by British and American leaders that it is considered part of the course when dealing with ... more

    Peace Now Pushes Annapolis Big Time!
    Exposing themselves bigger than ever for what Peace Now has always of the 'good cops' in the extended and multi-tentacled Israeli Lobby. more

    Saudi FM Declares Bush Promise To Wrap Up Peace in One Year!
    "The important factor is the placement of a deadline for negotiations so they do not become endless and this is what the American government hosting t ... more

    Iraq Embassy as Gilded Palace

    Heading for Annapolis - Fantasy Vs. Reality
    These former CIA analysts, long committed to trying to expose their fellow Americans to the truths behind the masks, are at it again and doing a good ... more

    Drudge Digs The Dirt On Mainstream Media

    Israel: Obscessed with 'Recognition'
    Why is Israel obsessed with recognition? The Arab world is a largely dysfunctional collection of dictatorships, while Israel has become an island of f ... more

    Egypt Amb Fronts for Israel, Bush, Annapolis

    Exclusive: Saudi Rape Victim Tells Her Story

    History Revisited: Oslo Treaty signed

    Israelis: 5 Reasons to Bomb IRAN Now!
    CRITICS ARGUE that an attack on Iran would be logistically difficult, politically dangerous, and would result in some very serious consequences. But ... more

    Jerusalem Post - IRAN and Annapolis

    America Self-Destructing Says Former Top White House Speech Writer
    NEW BUCHANAN BOOK DECLARES 'END OF AMERICA' "America is coming apart, decomposing, and...the likelihood of her survival as one improbabl ... more

    60 years on 29 Nov

    Terrorists target Army base — in Arizona via Mexico smuggling tunnels

    America's disappearing middle class

    Same Old Tired Failed Faces with Abbas
    "It's the same people again who are negotiating on our behalf," a respected Palestinian editor in Ramallah said Tuesday. "Frankly, the members of the ... more

    Shias unit as Sunnis and Americans present challenges
    Both he and the prime minister are terrified by the American project of financing and arming Sunni tribes to fight al-Qaeda in Iraq. The minute that i ... more

    Bush to open Annapolis Conf and Run from it
    Israel's commentators, usually American Jews working for one or more of the various Jewish Lobby organizations, are all over the print and broadcast m ... more

    Annapolis conference finds little popular support in Middle East
    On the eve of the Bush administration's international conference to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a series of polls found widespread skepti ... more

    Can Rice save her legacy with 'Hail Mary' pass on Mideast?
    In her own State Department , Rice's concept of "transformational diplomacy" is largely forgotten, a fanfare about better public diplomacy has faded a ... more

    Why Iran is dying for a fight
    As Jenkins reports, Iran's fertility rate has fallen to only 1.7 children per female, below the population replacement rate of 2.1. A generation ago, ... more

    Review - LIONS FOR LAMPBS -- Dying with an anti-war whimper
    Lions For Lambs is conceived as a timely cinematic antidote to the "war on terror" logic of conformism, instilling a new civic virtue in today's Ameri ... more

    Iran: The uninvited guest a peace summit
    Iran's calculations and counter-measures According to a Tehran University political science professor, the reason Tehran is highly skeptical about the ... more

    Lebanon: Once More to the Brink

    Biggest Media Scandal Ever Told...or Not Yet Told?
    If the case makes it to trial, it could uncap the biggest media scandal ever told—or reveal Rather to be the crumpled icon of a fading era, courting m ... more

    4 main issues that divide Israel, Palestinians
    The clock is winding down on yet another U.S. president who's trying to broker an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which has outlasted 10 of h ... more

    JTA - Can Syrians, Saudis make summit work?

    PEACE PROCESS REALITIES! Watch MERTV Program #2 to understand the complicated history of what is called the 'Middle East Peace Process'
    In 1977 in Cairo Mark Bruzonsky met alone for an hour with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and helped convince him to make his historic visit to Israel ... more

    VIDEO - Clash of Worlds, Palestine - MUST WATCH to put ANNAPOLIS in HISTORICAL CONTEXT
    VIDEO - Clash of Worlds, Palestine. This is a MUST WATCH 1-hour historical documentary absolutely vital to put the 2007 ANNAPOLIS 'Conference' in HIS ... more

    Palestinians spell out their vision of the future in peace blueprint
    Sweeping security, fiscal and political reforms are promised in the most detailed blueprint for the creation of a Palestinian state yet drawn up by th ... more

    Arabs doubt prospects for peace parley
    "What will this huge crowd do other than make theatrical speeches expressing what each delegation has been expressing for over 50 years," added al-Ras ... more

    Abbas officially declared TRAITOR by Palestinian Prime Minister before State of Emergency
    Leaders of the Islamic militant group Hamas called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas a traitor Monday and vowed to reject any decisions made at the ... more

    Hezbollah Raises the Stakes Again

    Israelis Reveal Biggest Flag in the World on eve of Annapolis
    The record for the world's largest flag now belongs to an Israeli banner produced by a Filipino evangelical Christian. ADVERTISEMENT The huge blue ... more

    Britain Wants Non-White Non-007 Spies - Many and Fast
    "We need people to deploy into a range of situations around the world and people who have a different ethnicity can often go places and do things and ... more

    'Long-Term' deal for U.S. to stay indefinitely in Iraqa?
    There's only one place this kind of a deal could possibly have originated -- in the bowels of Bush-Cheney neocon Washington.

    Drudge Again in the News as he casts lesbian gossip on Hillary

    Putin Blasts U.S. Again

    CSM on Annapolis Summit

    Fighting Whom in Iraq?

    U.N. General Assembly 181 to Partition Palestine - 29 November 1947.
    United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181 November 29, 1947

    Gore and Bush - Together Again at the White House

    Bill Clinton on Meeting 23-Year-Old Hillary

    Dan Rather’s Last Big Story Is Himself
    "Every other person has taken the money for silence,” says Rather.News in neocon evangelical capitalist America -- at least big media corpor ... more

    Hillary’s Mystery Woman: Who Is Huma?
    Ms. Dunn explained that she had heard about the “cult of Huma,” but had never met her. “All of a sudden, I turn around and there was this woman I no ... more

    Abbas "Worst Leader in Palestinian History" - "Let The Whole World Hear Us!"
    "Let the whole world hear us -- we will not cede an inch of Palestine and we will never recognize Israel," Hamas's Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh told the ... more

    Abbas 'Worst Leader in Palestinian History' - 'Let The Whole
    "Let the whole world hear us -- we will not cede an inch of Palestine and we will never recognize Israel," Hamas's Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh told the ... more

    Gore and Bush - Together Again in the White House

    Sleight of Hand Surge

    President Bush’s drive for Middle East breakthrough is stalled in talks about talks
    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were locked in frantic last-minute talks last night as they struggled to reach a joint declaration on the eve of t ... more

    George and Al - Together in the White House at Last

    Here We Go Again... US Replays 'Middle East Peace Conference' Music and Photos

    PEACE PROCESS REALITIES! Watch MERTV Program #2 to understand the complicated history of what is called the 'Middle East Peace Process'
    In 1977 in Cairo Mark Bruzonsky met alone for an hour with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and helped convince him to make his historic visit to Israel ... more

    PEACE PROCESS REALITIES! Watch MERTV Program #1 to understand the complicated history of what is called the 'Middle East Peace Process'
    In 1977 in Cairo Mark Bruzonsky met alone for an hour with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and helped convince him to make his historic visit to Israel ... more

    Robert Parry on what Bush and Cheney Have Really Done

    Quest for Mideast peace: Can leaders deliver?

    Jewish Natalie Portman on Nudity, Fame, and Porn

    "A Day in PARADISE' Says Fred Thompson at Gun Show
    Now who is more fanatic. Moslem 'terrorists' who expect to be showered with virgins in Paradise or Christian Presidential Candidates who think Paradi ... more

    The iPod lecture circuit

    Aspiring screenwriter needs a rewrite

    Hamas warns of violence after talksHamas warns of violence after talks

    Video - NBC Andrea Mitchell Reports about Condi's Annapolis

    Internet Could Max Out in Just 2 Years

    From Kissinger to Rice, America’s 40-year tradition continues in Annapolis
    Mideast peacemaking hasn’t changed much since Israel and Egypt fought to a draw in their 1973 war and shuttle diplomacy emerged as the high-profile ve ... more

    Syria Says Golan yes...Americans say Golan No
    White House press secretary Dana Perino, however, said the Golan Heights issue is “not specifically on the agenda.” Participants can raise various iss ... more

    Analysis: Failure has high price at Mideast summit

    Noam Chomsky on U.S. Policy Towards Iran - Nov 2007

    The Plot To Overthrow FDR
    The Plot To Overthrow FDR reveals how, inspired by political trends in Germany and Italy, this group conceived of a plan to either overthrow the new ... more

    Palestine: Democracy, Not Zionism
    WITH SOME SORT of “meeting” or “conference” to “kick start” the “peace process” (date, place and participants to be determined) now being touted by th ... more

    American-backed killer militias strut across Iraq
    Officials in the Shi’ite-led government also fear the burgeoning of fresh forces beyond its control. The question being asked in government circles is ... more

    Greater Darkness and Danger Befall the Entire Middle East region
    From the senior and best English language journalist of our times in the Middle East: Robert Fisk: Darkness falls on the Middle East Saturday 24, N ... more

    One of those Cases Where A Picture Says So Much - Secretary Rice meets with His Excellency Avigdor Lieberman, Minister of Strategic Affairs of Israel.
    Washington, DC December 11, 2006 This is the official State Department photo released on 12 December with the caption: Secretary Rice meets with His ... more

    One of those Cases Where A Picture Says So Much - Secretary Rice meets with His Excellency Avigdor Lieberman, Minister of Strategic Affairs of Israel.

    Washington, DC December 11, 2006 This is the official State Department photo released on 12 December with the caption: Secretary Rice meets with His ... more

    welve Business Ideas that are changing the World.
    The Times and Times Online bring you Twelve Business Ideas that are changing the World. The new series will hear from 12 influential business figures ... more

    Poisoned Chinese Turkeys, Ham?
    At a press conference on Saturday to discuss what went wrong with the shipment of turkeys, Wuhan officials revealed that the birds had been fed an exp ... more

    Expect more chaos, deceptions, and violence from Annapolis - Even the Israelis say so.
    Everything has been rigged to call it a success, but the problems start the day after the conference,' he said. 'Olmert cannot reopen the PLO office i ... more

    Exclusive Interview with former top CIA Analyst Ray McGovern
    Ray McGovern, CIA Veteran, tells it like it is about Bush, Iraq, Iran, Israel, and America.

    Annapolis is not really about Palestine. Palestine is fractured into pieces and behind multiple walls and barriers for the foreseeable future. Anna ... more

    Shame on Huffington: Arab Lobby Journalists Tout ANNAPOLIS
    It's a shame to watch a publication like HUFFINGTON POST be hustled like this. Just as the Israelis and the Jewish organizations have their kept jour ... more

    McClatchy BLOGS

    The Archbishop of Canterbury Condemns U.S. and Western Civilization!
    THE Archbishop of Canterbury has said that the United States wields its power in a way that is worse than Britain during its imperial heyday. Rowan W ... more

    As Democrats See Security Gains in Iraq, Tone Shifts
    “The politics of Iraq are going to change dramatically in the general election, assuming Iraq continues to show some hopefulness,” said Michael E. O’ ... more

    Science: Quantum theory and relativity explained
    Baffled by quantum theory? Confused by relativity? Marcus Chown has written a book that attempts to make it all simple

    Parallel universe proof boosts time travel hopes
    "Many sci fi authors suggested time travel paradoxes would be solved by parallel universes but in my work, that conclusion is deduced from quantum the ... more

    Britain's top Christian: US is‘worst' Imperialist:
    THE Archbishop of Canterbury has said that the United States wields its power in a way that is worse than Britain during its imperial heyday.Rowan Wil ... more

    Zero Degree Turn, Iranian drama Show - Part 1

    Pre-annapolis Manueverings By Abbas Palestinians

    VIDEO - Noam Chomsky Palestine Israel occupation 101
    VIDEO - Noam Chomsky Palestine Israel occupation 101

    Profs Walt and Mearsheimer Interviewed on BBC about Israel Lobby
    The two Professors are actually pretty easy going guys who take on this theme rather calmly and academically. But as with the iceberg metaphor, they ... more

    Mark Bruzonsky on COURT TV 3 days after 9/11

    Yossi Beilin - Exposed for Repeated Duplicity and Lies
    This 'Open Letter' about Yossi Beilin was written by a very knowledgeable and principled Israeli in 2002. Beilin and his cronies, including Daniel Le ... more

    Skeptical Arab leaders agree to attend Mideast peace conference

    Hamas Condemns Arab Regimes, Threatens Israel

    Laptop With a Mission Widens Its Audience
    In November, you’ll be able to buy a new laptop that’s spillproof, rainproof, dustproof and drop-proof. It’s fanless, it’s silent and it weighs 3.2 po ... more

    Thinking Beyond Annapolis - more avoidance and inadequacy from the NYTimes
    As usual on these matters the NYTimes can't bring itself to say or advocate anything specific while calling on everyone else to show courage and boldn ... more

    Annapolis - Critical for US, played by Israel, no choice for Abbas

    American Folly Declares Frightened Israeli Columnist

    American Jewish Groups and Annapolis

    Hamas Warns Abbas and World

    Abbas Fears 'Joint Statement'

    The Secret Strategies Behind Many “Viral” Videos

    Bush: Musharraf "truly is somebody who believes in democracy."
    President Bush yesterday offered his strongest support of embattled Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, saying the general "hasn't crossed the line ... more

    Expect anything real, if anything, at Annapolis
    Now at the 'Meeting' rather than 'Conference' they aren't going to have even a joint peace outline they may not even havilitle joint statement at all. ... more

    American Jews Give Musharraf Their support
    Just what did American Jews give and offer Musharraf so that their representative had to travel all the way to Islamabad to speak with Musharraf in se ... more

    An E-Book Reader That Just May Catch On

    Haunted by the Israeli Arab 'vision'

    Thirty years after Sadat visit, Israelis Ponder Peace Benefits
    Thirty years after Sadat visit, Israelis Ponder Peace Benefits

    Hamas backer refusing to testify gets 11 years
    From the beginning the Palestinians associated with Hamas have made a point of only attacking only Israelis. As an occupied people subjected in recen ... more

    Egypt fronts for Israel and US along with Jordan and PA

    The Future is Shanghai says Paris Hilton!

    McCartney's estranged wife berates rich

    VIDEO - Clash of Worlds, Palestine - BBC

    CLASH OF WORLDS - Palestine - BBC

    GOP Jewish group polls on Iran strike
    A U.S. conservative group led by major Republican Jews is testing for reactions to a potential Israeli strike on Iran. FreedomsWatch recently tested ... more

    VIDEO - The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Dr. Ilan Pappe

    China Preparing for War with U.S.? Charges from new Commission
    Front page Washington Times on Thanksgiving day, 22 Nov 2007, by the way.

    Clash of Worlds : Britain and Palestine
    BBC Documentary focusing on the relationship between Britain and Palestine, the resulting foundation of the state of Israel, and the effects felt to ... more

    Our Own Holocaust Denial - 1 Million + in IRAQ
    Indeed, the former top U.N. officials in Iraq -- back during the period of the 'sanctions' and even before the invasion and occupation -- resigned and ... more

    Why AIPAC Took Over Brookings
    Martin Indyk, an Australian and naturalized US citizen, is the former deputy director of research at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Ind ... more

    Bloomberg Prepares for Biggest Job

    As China booms, so does Mandarin in U.S. schools
    Martha Rios traces her finger over a vocabulary word for the first-graders assembled around her. She's volunteering in her son's sunny classroom at St ... more

    What happens at and after Annapolis November 27th?
    Executive summary/ABSTRACT: * The Annapolis script is laid out for who will say and do what at Annapolis. It is designed to achieve a number of resul ... more

    Primary Blitz Earlier And More Intense Than Ever Before

    Rice Defends Mideast Peace Talks

    Israel's Think-Tank Lobby
    Israel's Think-Tank Lobby The Israeli Lobby has tremendous influence on American foreign policy. However, that does not mean that Israel runs Americ ... more

    Olmert courts Arab support for peace deal

    Bush Urges Mideast Leaders to Join Peace Conference

    Arabs Skeptical About Mideast Conference

    Web censorship expanding....this time Spain and Female Thinness

    Once again Mubarak fronts for U.S. and Israel and pushes Arabs to give OK

    Bush Praises Musharraf Again
    Well the American President is at it again. Now the old General in Islamabad is really a big advocate of and champion of Democracy after all! < ... more


    Wolfowitz Now at AEI

    Diplomacy With the Devil - NYTimes Op Ed by Danielle Pletka
    The clearest sign of Ms. Rice's eagerness to make deals with Pyongyang and the Palestinians is her willingness to overlook egregious misbehavior by he ... more

    Surrender Is Not an Option - John Bolton

    Russian President Lashes Out at West
    President Vladimir Putin likened his critics to "jackals" fed by foreign funding, and he accused the West of meddling in Russian politics, telling a ... more

    Putin slams foreign govts for sponsoring opposition

    Israel OKs Armored Vehicles for Abbas
    A Hamas spokesman, Sami Au Zuhri, said the Israeli decision proved Abbas was working "hand in hand with the occupation against (Palestinian) resistan ... more

    Palestinian Activist About Annapolis
    After the attempt by the Clinton and Barak administrations to squeeze a surrender agreement from Yasser Arafat in July 2000 failed, two months later ... more

    Walls of Shame: West Bank - 19 Nov 07 - Ep 3 - Part 1
    Walls of Shame: West Bank - 19 Nov 07 - Ep 3 - Part 1

    For Children of Norway, a Rift With the Mother Country

    DOLLAR COLLAPSE WARNING - From the Saudi Foreign Minister No Less
    Saud al-Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, told the session: "My fear is that any mention that Opec makes of studying the issue of the dollar will in ... more

    Killing and Dying Continues in Pakistan

    Will Annapolis fail like all the others?

    US confirms Mid-East peace talks
    State department spokesman Sean McCormack said 49 countries and institutions had been invited.

    Peace Conferences Since 1967 - one failure after another
    In the 40 years since the Middle East war of June 1967, there have been many peace plans and many negotiations.

    Iran eyes nuclear options abroad

    Egypt-Israel summit ahead of peace meet
    A senior Israeli official told AFP that Egypt's role in rallying lacklustre Arab support for the meeting was crucial, with the Arab League due to mee ... more

    Inside Iraq - Threat of war in Iran - 05 Oct 07 - Part 1
    Inside Iraq - Threat of war in Iran - 05 Oct 07 - Part 1

    Chomsky and Hitchens in 1992
    The American Political Spectrum-N.Chomsky C. Hitchens (1992)

    George Galloway destroying Richard Perle on Abu Dhabi TV
    George Galloway destroying Richard Perle on Abu Dhabi TV

    Chomsky - Perle Debate - 1988 - Part 1
    Chomsky - Perle Debate - Part 1.Noam Chomsky and Richard Perle debate US foreign policy at Ohio State University in 1988.

    VIDEO - Noam Chomsky Palestine Israel occupation 101
    Noam Chomsky Palestine Israel occupation 101

    Steve Clemons on the Annapolis 'Summit'
    The spin doctors of various kinds are at at... This is part of an elaborate efforts by Steve Clemons, the New America Foundation, and a group of lib ... more

    New America on THE ROAD TO ANAPOLIS

    Former ABC News Anchor, Now Journalist, in hot water for endorsing Hillary

    At White House behest, NYT sat on scoop for 3 years!
    Of course, the Times’ three-paragraph disclosure was out of character for a newspaper that has twice publicly flouted similar administration requests. ... more

    As China booms, so does Mandarin in U.S. schools
    The number of elementary and secondary school students studying Chinese could be as much as 10 times higher than it was seven years ago, says Marty Ab ... more

    Putin warns NATO against border build-up
    "One of the most important tasks remains raising the combat readiness of the strategic nuclear forces. They should be ready to deliver a quick and ad ... more

    Olmert Pushes Egyptians to Push Arab League
    Of course behind-the-scenes its the Americans pulling most of the strings, providing most of the money and well as the threats for 'non-com ... more

    Our view on Iran: U.S.-Iran collision course calls for diplomatic brakes

    Brokaw: Washington Post Print Paper 'Probably' Dead in 10 Years
    Brokaw referred to how the younger generations rely solely on digital forms media to get their information. “You talk to them about the tacti ... more

    Pressure for Iran sanctions continues
    The latest report from the IAEA on Iran is unlikely to stop pressure from the United States and its allies for further sanctions. But the unity of th ... more

    Iran nuclear work 'not worth war'
    Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi has called on Iran to suspend its controversial nuclear work to avert what she says is a mounting threat of war with the U ... more

    Lebanese Hailstorm a Godsend Against Cluster Bombs
    The season's first hailstorm Tuesday was a blessing in disguise for cluster bomb-infested parts of southern Lebanon, triggering blasts from previously ... more

    Pentagon Steps Up Relations with Turks

    Iranian publisher's ruse fails to protect raunchy García Márquez title from censors
    García Márquez's book is the latest in a series by world-famous authors to be banned amid tightening censorship imposed by the Iranian president Mahmo ... more

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    Ahmadinejad Calls His Opponents Traitors

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    Olmert Shunned by Leading Israeli Writer at Prize Ceremony
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    Rice urges Middle East peace deal
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    Iraqi Correspondent for McClatchy -- Back in Baghdad After Getting Award in U.S. -- Reflects on Her Trip

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    US Jewish and Muslim leaders fond common denominators

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    U.S. Says Attack Plans for Iran Ready
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    Hamas: Terrible surprises await IDF should they invade Gaza

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    Oil in the M E Still KEY

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    General Barak Climbs On Back of General Rabin once more time
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    Getting Cheeky: ‘World’s Most Beautiful Bottoms’ Get Top Honors

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    VIDEO - Cheney Protest in Wyoming

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    Analyze This: Hizbullah turns up the heat on Beirut

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    Israelis: What to Read about IRAN

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    Zero Degree Turn, Iranian drama Show - Part 1

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    Coverage of the Middle East Conflict - News hour 2002
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    US Paranoia Shows Up Again

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    California Bank Refuses to Open Account for Muslim Woman Wearing Headscarf

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    A year before voting, a nation of discontent
    A year before voting, a nation of discontent

    A cable insider tells TVNewser HOT (the largest cable operator in Israel) took CNN off the air from both their digital and analog platforms at 11:30am ... more

    Fed Pumps $41B Into US Financial System
    The action comes one day after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and all but one of his central bank colleagues voted to slice a key interest rate for the sec ... more

    Newspaper Decline Accelerating
    According to industry sources speaking to E&P, daily circulation for reporting papers in the six-month FAS-FAX period ending September is down about ... more

    Israeli Leftists in Conference on Annihilating Israel
    For years the "one state solution" has been the preferred solution among the Far Left to the "problem" of Israel's very existence. No, by "one state s ... more

    Shocker: Blog's Fans Eschew Dead-Tree Tie-In
    Before Gawker Media gets carried away with dominating the world, maybe it should try to master the book industry? As of yesterday, The Gawker Guide to ... more

    Russians Warn IRAN They Cannot Stop Americans
    The more likely explanation lies elsewhere. Teheran has long wanted to position itself as Russia's "strategic ally". So, there is no reason why Moscow ... more

    Audio: American Jewish Organization Unite to Prevent Division...
    American Jewish Organization Unite to Prevent Division of Jerusalem Rabbi Pesach Lerner, executive vice president of the National Council of Young Isr ... more

    Conf: A Single State in Israel/Palestine?
    “The beginning is to develop something entirely missing from both Israeli and Palestinian realities today: the idea and practice of citizenship, not o ... more

    Iraqi and Iranian FMs call for Talks with U.S.
    Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari on Wednesday called on Iran to hold talks with US on Iraq security. He said in a joint press conference with ... more

    Hamas Warns: Abbas is a Traitor
    With preparations firmly underway for Annapolis where PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is expected to sign an agreement with Israel, Hamas has al ... more

    The dancing girls of Islam

    Zogby: Majority Favor Strikes on Iran
    A majority of likely voters - 52 percent - would support a U.S. military strike to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon, and 53 percent believe ... more

    The Israel lobby: "We have an 'unwritten contract' with the American media"

    "The fact is, you know, we may be unhappy with the New York Times from time to time, and we at CAMERA have been, but I have to say we are fortunate. T ... more

    Blackwater Mounts a Defense With Top Washington Talent
    Blackwater Worldwide, its reputation in tatters and its lucrative government contracts in jeopardy, is mounting an aggressive legal, political and pub ... more

    The importance of a failed summit

    Desperate Rice Lowers Expectations, Shoots For Anything
    This isn't about peace between Israelis and Palestinians; it is about war with IRAN and setting the stage. From the article: U.S. Secretary of State ... more

    Syria accused of plot to kill Lebanon PM
    Syria on Wednesday strongly denied a claim by the leader of Lebanon's parliamentary majority that Damascus was plotting to assassinate him and the We ... more

    War Plans Escalate - Israel, Lebanon, Syria, IRAN
    Ban said there has been no progress the disarmament of Hezbollah and other militias, although he sees this as essential to fully restoring government ... more

    Clinton people call for MORE MONEY to Attack Attackers
    One caller from Oklahoma City said that “the questions … were designed to incite a brawl,” and that Russert’s and Brian Williams’s moderating was “an ... more

    Emirates airline executive rubbishes Gore's climate film

    Hillary Clinton accused of exploiting Iran nuclear question for political gain
    "She says she'll stand up to George Bush on Iran," he said. "And, in fact, she voted to give George Bush the first step in moving militarily on Iran - ... more

    The top US conservatives and liberals
    With a year and a few days to go before voters across the United States go to the polls to elect their 44th president, The Daily Telegraph today unve ... more

    Mega-donors prepare for '08 battle
    Democrats were rattled in late September by a report in The New York Times that a group that supports Republican policies and the Iraq war, Freedom’s ... more

    Secret move to upgrade air base for Iran attack plans
    The US is secretly upgrading special stealth bomber hangars on the British island protectorate of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean in preparation for ... more

    INDIA/US: Risking Survival Govt to Honour Nuke Deal
    Caving in to intense pressure from Washington and from domestic business and strategic lobbies, India’s Congress party-led coalition government is pla ... more

    Cashing In on Terror
    Not to stoke any of the inane conspiracy theories running wild on the Internet, but if Osama bin Laden wasn’t on the payroll of Lockheed Martin or som ... more

    Desmond Tutu Likens Israeli Actions to Apartheid
    Tutu spoke with political activist and lecturer Noam Chomsky and others to a largely religious audience about “The Apartheid Paradigm in Palestine-Isr ... more

    Kucinich Questions Bush’s Mental Health Over Iran
    “I seriously believe we have to start asking questions about his mental health,” Kucinich, a quirky, long-shot candidate in the race for his party’s p ... more

    Will we or won’t we attack Iran?
    That was the big question this Sunday morning. “Clearly the administration seems to be pointing in that direction,” Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) said on ... more

    Clinton would cream Giuliani, poll finds
    One year before voters go to the polls to select the next president, the Republican Party is as weak as it has been in a generation, a detailed new po ... more

    INVISIBLE TANKS Coming to the next War near You
    It is the type of innovation normally associated with James Bond, and the brains behind the latest technology is the MoD's very own "Q" - Professor Si ... more

    UN to US: End Embargo of Cuba Now!
    The United Nations General Assembly Tuesday snubbed the United States for its hostility towards Cuba, amid fresh calls for an end to the 45-year econo ... more

    Charges Finally Dropped Against 2 Palestinians
    After all this time and the Government case falls apart; just as did the Holy Land case in Texas. What is our government doing! Although the ostensi ... more

    For Neocons, Iran Aim Is Still Regime Change
    Although the ostensible rationale was to pressure Iran to back down on the nuclear issue, in light of the previous views, it appears that they were ho ... more

    To Bomb, or Not To Bomb
    So far this year, the U.S. military is bombing more than last year (1,140 air strikes in the first nine months of this year compared with 229 in all o ... more

    The Lobby Unmasked
    The Israel lobby: "We have an 'unwritten contract' with the American media"

    The Lobby

    All About Henry Siegman
    "Future Jewish historians who will be writing about our times will not be kind to us because of such political and moral blindness," he said. "In a ... more

    American Jews Have Hold On U.S. Media
    Wow. An Israel lobbyist turns over some of her cards! Urging the Israeli government to take legal action against American publications over controvers ... more

    The Lobby, Unmasked
    The Israel lobby: "We have an 'unwritten contract' with the American media"

    US Hell-Bent on More Middle East War
    Putin's right: the US is 'plunging the world into an abyss of permanent conflicts'

    Chuchhill Pushed for H-Bomb Threatening Resignation
    This time, it was Churchill's turn to threaten to quit. "(I) don't admit that my action was improper. If the Cabinet thought so, I should have forfe ... more

    IRAN warns U.S. as U.N. about to meet again
    "The enemy knows that if it attacks Iran it will be trapped in a quagmire deeper than Iraq and Afghanistan, and they will have to withdraw with defe ... more

    Desmond Tutu Likens Israeli Actions to Apartheid
    South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu compared conditions in Palestine to those of South Africa under apartheid, and called on Israelis to tr ... more

    Israelis Say Help Bush Bomb IRAN by Lobbying Away..
    Now...this was back in January by the way. And they've been pretty successful if you look at recent public opinion polls and Talk Show Discussions... ... more

    Madman Podhoretz
    Remember now, this is the madman who recently got one of Israel's top Zionist of the Year awards, got 45 minutes alone with Bush last month, is a top ... more

    Karen Hughes Fails and Departs
    This is Hughes' second departure from the Bush administration. She was among Bush's closest confidantes during his first term before leaving the White ... more

    John Bolton: Iran Will Never Give In
    Former American Ambassador to the United Nation John Bolton writes in a new book that expecting Iran to abandon its nuclear program is “the road to t ... more

    State Dept Forcing People to Go to IRAQ
    Some US diplomats angry over Iraq posts By MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press Writer 21 minutes ago Several hundred U.S. diplomats vented anger and frus ... more

    $1 billion+ More Special Bombs and Missiles to Israel
    2 hours, 6 minutes ago The Pentagon announced Wednesday a possible sale to Israel of 1.3 billion dollars in missiles and munitions, including "bunk ... more

    Chomsky on 9-11 Conspiracies
    Noam Chomsky explains why he doesn't believe there was a conspiracy.

    Pentagon Whistle-Blower on the Coming War With Iran - Interview with Transcript
    Posted on Feb 27, 2007 Karen Kwiatkowski Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski (ret.), a veteran of the Pentagon with firsthand experience of the adm ... more
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