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  • How do you "make" democracy?

    Barring the increasingly influential Isolationist/Tea Party wing of the American electorate, opinion is and always has been that the United States is the messenger of democracy to a world that usually hasn't earned it and probably doesn't deserve it. The...
  • Israel blasts Gaza in major escalation; air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

    JERUSALEM Israel launched a fierce air and sea offensive across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday following a wave of rocket launches by the militant group Hamas, pounding targets across the coastal enclave in a barrage that killed 23 people and injured more than...
  • Florida lawyers fired for calling Palestinians 'swine,' 'cockroaches'

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Two South Florida public defenders were fired Tuesday after making inflammatory remarks on social media about Palestinians allegedly celebrating the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June. In one Facebook post...
  • Israel kills top Gaza militant, five others in air strike: Gaza officials

    GAZA (Reuters) - Israel assassinated a top local leader of the Islamic Jihad militant group in the northern Gaza Strip early on Wednesday, neighbors and hospital officials said, and five others including family members were also killed. An Israeli...
  • Hamas says fired rocket toward Haifa, northern Israel

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas said it fired a rocket at the city of Haifa, northern Israel, on Tuesday in what would be the longest-range such Palestinian attack from the Gaza Strip. There was no immediate word of any impact in Haifa, on the Mediterranean...
  • Israel says no casualties after reported Hamas rocket fire on cities

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said it knew of no casualties from a long-range Palestinian rocket salvo on Tuesday that Hamas said targeted cities including central Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, as well as Haifa in the north. "We are not getting reports of...
  • Bombing Is Response to Rockets

    The article about the memorial service for the three Israeli boys brutally murdered by terrorists [July 2, Connecticut, "Our Hearts Break"] shows how easily information about Israel becomes misinformation. After pointing out that Israel blames Hamas for...
  • Israel's Netanyahu phones father of murdered Palestinian teen

    Israel's Netanyahu phones father of murdered Palestinian teen
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's prime minister phoned the father of a murdered Palestinian teenager on Monday to promise that the attackers would be prosecuted, the government said, as anger over the killing fuelled Arab street protests. The burnt body of...
  • Protestors Decry Alleged Israeli Injustices

    HARTFORD — A group of about 70 protesters rallied at the Old State House on Monday afternoon, decrying what they said were injustices carried out by the government of Israel against Palestinians. Mongi Dhaouadi, a spokesperson for the Connecticut...
  • France urges all sides to show restraint in Gaza

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign ministry, commenting on violence between Israeli troops and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, urged all parties on Tuesday to show restraint. Israel bombarded dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip as part of what it said...
  • Attacks and drift in the Mideast

    Attacks and drift in the Mideast
    The best news out of the Mideast — or the least worst news, given the circumstances — might be Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's declaration that he is outraged by the brutal murder of a Palestinian teenager. In a phone call Monday...