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Sending Weapons to Syria Is a Tried and True Mistake

Published on August 13, 2014 By Tommy

On November 29, 1981, an ordinary day in the bustling Damascus neighborhood of Azbakiyah, droves of Syrian pedestrians on Baghdad Street moved in and out of their apartments and offices.   Some were children visiting their friends.  Many were high-ranking intelligence functionaries working to foil subversive plots against the state. It was a tense time. […]

What defines "pro-Israel"?

Published on July 26, 2010 By Rick DLoss

With the fall elections approaching, the Israel lobby is cranking up its machinery. In my state this means picking a candidate in the Sestak-Toomey Senate race and declaring one of them “Pro-Israel” and the other “Anti-Israel”. Our neocon friend William Kristol and some Christian evangelicals have formed a group called Emergency Committee for Israel. Kristol […]