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Ongoing Holy War in the 21st Century

Reuters today: Rabbis in the Israeli army told battlefield troops in January’s Gaza offensive they were fighting a “religious war” against gentiles, according to one army commander’s account published on Friday. “Their message was very clear: we are the Jewish … Continue reading

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“Turning the Wheel of Retribution”: Bill Moyers Offers Excellent Context for the War in Gaza

I am pro-Israel, and think that fundamentalist Islam is an existential threat to the hard won values of the Enlightenment (and to Western Civilization generally) but Bill Moyers, in the video below, lays out the tragic context for the war in … Continue reading

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Former NY Times Foreign Reporter, Chris Hedges, Knew the Hamas Leader Recently Killed, and Explains and Contextualizes the Gaza Situation with Admirable Clarity

Chris Hedges begins his article thus: I often visited Nizar Rayan, who was killed Thursday in a targeted assassination by Israel, at his house in the Jabaliya refugee camp when I was in Gaza. The house is now rubble. It … Continue reading

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