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What next after the latest frustrated flotilla?

 The latest flotilla to try reach the coast of Gaza has been turned back — ships impounded and passengers deported — just like every other one since December 2008 (right before the launch of Israel’s massive attack). And although the … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake

Ali Abunimah’s Pizza analogy for Israel’s facts-on-the-ground negotiating style has taken the world by storm. I have it on good authority that the clip has been watched and enjoyed on the most extreme Israeli settlements. One settler was even heard … Continue reading

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‘US Boat to Gaza’ to join efforts from Switzerland, Turkey, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Italy, Sweden, Malaysia & the Netherlands to form the Freedom Flotilla II in March 2011

The following update was just sent out by US to Gaza:   We are writing with an exciting update report on the plan to send a U.S.-flagged ship as part of the next Freedom Flotilla sailing to break the Israeli … Continue reading

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Could Israel survive without Harvard?

A friend sent along this report from a strictly off the record event at Harvard that promptly was reported openly in the Israeli media.  The email which got directed to my Spam was titled: “CONGRATULATIONS.” The reference was to my … Continue reading

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UN report: Israeli interception of the Gaza flotilla was illegal

More from the UN report into the Israeli attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Notice that the report also makes clear that the entire Israeli blockade of Gaza is illegal as a form of collective punishment. The following appears on … Continue reading

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Smear campaign targets pro-Palestinian Brooklyn College professor; alum suspends ‘significant bequest’

A campaign reminiscent of past academic battles over Israel is afoot, this time targeting Brooklyn College professor Moustafa Bayoumi, who edited the newly released book titled Midnight on the Mavi Marmara: The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and How … Continue reading

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All Palestine is divided into four parts

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