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Accounting for Gaza 2014: Balance and Bias

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This article first appeared in the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter, Fall 2015, published on August 20, 2015. In June the US administration reacted with calculated scorn to the report of the Commission …

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke yesterday at the Center for American Progress.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se1W4FpHsRA    Here are excerpts from his remarks.   On Monday’s meeting with Obama: “We have no disagreement …

Brave words, not quite bravely spoken

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

 On Monday, two bills were considered on the floor of the US House.     Each, in their way, addressed the violence that has cost the lives of 9 Israelis …

“A New Day” in U.S. Israel/Palestine policy?

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Secretary Kerry spoke last week at Harvard, candidly assessing the latest escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine: “There’s been a massive increase in settlements over the course of the …

Yesterday, President Obama admitted: “We can’t continue to premise our public diplomacy based on something that everybody knows is not going to happen at least in the next several years.”  …

Palestine Legislative Update (February 2015)

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

We want our lawmakers to understand that: •There is nothing mutually exclusive about (1) a revived Israeli/Palestinian negotiation process and (2) an appeal by either of the parties to established …

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