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Again, the Isolationist Smear

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It doesn’t take much to be smeared as an isolationist by leading Republicans. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who appears to be running for president again, and former vice president Dick Cheney — not to mention Sen. John McCain, Gov. Chris Christie, and other members of the GOP establishment — can always be counted on to drag out that insult whenever they sense a threat from anyone not as hawkish as they are. If they thought that 30,000 U.S. troops should be sent somewhere, and someone recommended sending only 10,000, we could count on Perry, Cheney, et al., to condemn the other person as an appeasing isolationist.

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Where Does Bangladesh Go From Here?

Bangladeshby Abdur Razzaq

In December 1990 with the fall of the dictatorship and in February 1991 with the first ever parliamentary elections held under a neutral administration, Bangladeshis - home and abroad - were encouraged and energized about the future of Bangladesh.  More than two decades on, the same Bangladeshis are demoralized and despondent.

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How US and Blair plotted ‘ceasefire’ scam

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by Jonathan Cook

We now have confirmation from the Israeli daily Haaretz of what we should have suspected: that the idea for the so-called Egyptian “ceasefire proposal” was actually hatched in Washington, the messenger boy was arch-war criminal Tony Blair, and the terms were drafted by Israel.

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Once Again, Israel is Defeated

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As the Israeli Cabinet announced earlier today that it accepted the Egyptian cease-fire offer, Palestinian freedom fighters in Gaza continued firing rockets targeting the whole of Israel.

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Gaza Burns So US Politicians Can Please the Fat Cats

Rand Paulby M.J. Rosenberg

It occurs to me that the continuing Gaza war can be viewed (in addition to viewing it as part of Israel's continuing battle to maintain the occupation) as a testament to the failure of American democracy. Hear me out.

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