by Robert Naiman
It's deja vu all over again. AIPAC is trying to trick the United States into another catastrophic war with a Middle Eastern country on behalf of the Likud Party's colonial ambitions, and the New York Times is misleading the public with allegations that say that the country is developing "weapons of mass destruction".
From March 29 - May 3, 2002, during the second Intifada, Israel conducted Operation Defensive Shield. Before Cast Lead, it was its largest military operation since June 1967 when Israel occupied Palestine.On September 23, 2001, a warrant was issued for Barghouti's arrest.
On April 14, 2002, he was arrested on spurious charges of murder, aiding and abetting murder, promoting murder, criminal conspiracy, and being an active member of a terrorist organization.
by MJ Rosenberg
The top three vote-winners in the Iowa caucuses - Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) - responded to success in very different ways.
Santorum, best known for his antediluvian views on gay rights and choice, emphasised the economy and job creation. Paul, keeping with the themes he has focused on his entire career, talked about personal freedoms, the need to restrict "big government", and preventing a new war in the Middle East.
Article 2 (3) of the United Nations Charter requires the pacific settlement of the international dispute between the United States and Iran. To the same effect is article 33 and the entirety of Chapter VI of the United Nations Charter that mandate and set up numerous procedures for the pacific settlement of the international dispute between the United States and Iran. And of course Article 2(4) of the U.N. Charter prohibits both the threat and use of force by the United States against Iran.
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