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Palestinian voices are always in short supply in the mainstream media. Even now as Israel plans a crushing takeover of huge swaths of historic Palestine, corporate media silences the very people who stand to lose the most. But Mondoweiss is there – we bring you voices that matter. While other media dehumanize Palestinians, Mondoweiss publishes news and opinions that bring a human face to the struggle. But we can’t do it without your support.

Donald Trump disappointed John Bolton las tyear by refusing to strike Iranian bases in response to Iran destroying an American drone, because the strike would likely kill 150. “Disproportionate… Too many body bags,” Trump said. Bolton writes, “This was the most irrational thing I ever witnessed any president do,” and says he nearly resigned. The author doesn’t understand how frightening this story is, about Bolton himself.