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America, stop sucking up to Israel

by Gideon Levy from Haaretz Before no other country on the planet does the United States kneel and plead like this. In other trouble spots, America takes a different tone. It bombs in Afghanistan, invades Iraq and threatens sanctions against Iran and North Korea. Did anyone in Washington consider begging Saddam Hussein to withdraw from occupied territory [...]
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Patrick Tyler Discusses the Middle East with Lewis Lapham

Patrick Tyler is chief correspondent for The New York Times and the author, most recently, of A World of Trouble: The White House and the Middle East–from the Cold War to the War on Terror. Listen to the discussion below: [audio http://bedeutung.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/patrick-tyler-twit.mp3]
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Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsl5sQ2NYRA] A three part documentary series that examines the last six years (up to 2005) of the Arab-Israeli peace process from the point of view of presidents and prime ministers, their generals and ministers and those behind the suicide bombs and assassinations. The series reveals what happened behind closed doors as the peace process failed and [...]
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