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Netanyahu’s Folly

  • September 17, 2012
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There’s a good article by David Remnick in the New Yorker on the horrendous Benjamin Netanyahu’s attempt to manipulate the US election campaign and drag the US and the West into an all-out war with Iran.

As few people can be unaware, Netanyahu has been pressing the US and the West to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities...

All They are Saying is Give War a Chance

  • January 24, 2012
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Yesterday’s decision by EU foreign ministers to impose an embargo  on Iranian oil has brought the world one step closer to the war that Israel and elements within the US political establishment have long sought.   If Iran carries out its threat to close the Strait of Hormuz, then it will initiate a potentially...

Obama’s New Arms Race

Obama’s New Arms Race

  • December 30, 2011
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Is it possible to take back the Nobel Peace Prize?   I only ask because the award given to Barack Obama may well go down as one of the dumbest decisions the Nobel Committee has ever made, even worse than the prizes given to Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat for a treaty that enabled Begin...

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