Monthly Archives: May 2012

Quick scan #10

Uri Avnery, in his usual entertaining style, tells the inside story of Netanyahu’s “Monday Surprise”, in which the Israeli Prime Minister’s plan to call for an election suddenly changed into the formation of a new coalition with the centrist Kadima … Continue reading

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Palestinian Hunger Strikers

There are around 4700 Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails. They are there because of their actions in resisting or protesting the Israeli occupation of their land. Of these, more than 300 are in military administrative detention, held indefinitely without charge … Continue reading

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It’s absolutely impossible

A small boy came out of Sunday School and said to his father: Daddy, we had a strange lesson today. It was about loving your enemies. But that’s ridiculous. How can you love your enemies? It’s absolutely impossible! That we … Continue reading

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Israel v Iran – to attack or not to attack?

¬†Update: May 8, 2012. Netanyahu has abandoned plans for a September election: instead, he has formed a new coalition with the centrist party Kadima. —————————————————————————————– Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel has called an election for September, one year earlier than … Continue reading

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