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Gaza Crisis (2008)

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Top Gaza Crisis (2008) Articles

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  • Israel did not target civilians in Gaza

    The op-ed "Palestinians Betrayed by Judge Goldstone" (April 18) by Laila El-Haddad, omits and/or distorts many pertinent facts. For example, why did the Israeli military forces embark on Operation Cast Lead? For eight years, the terrorists in Gaza...
  • Best of enemies

    Best of enemies
    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict underwent another evolution this week when the Fatah-backed Palestinian National Authority, which controls the West Bank, and Hamas, the radical Islamic movement that rules the Gaza Strip, announced they would put aside...
  • Bin Laden: De multimillonario a terrorista más buscado en el mundo

    <b>Bin Laden:</b> De multimillonario a terrorista m&#225s buscado en el mundo
    Osama Bin Laden, líder de Al Qaeda cuya muerte anunció el domingo Barack Obama, nació el 10 de marzo de 1957 en Yeda (Arabia Saudí), en el seno de una familia multimillonaria. Es el decimoséptimo de los 52 hijos de Muamar Bin Laden, campesino saudí de...
  • Two views on bin Laden's death

    Consider these two comments if you want to know who is our ally and who is our enemy. Hamas, which controls the Gaza strip and regularly fires rockets into neighboring Israel, has condemned the U.S. killing of Osama bin Laden and said it "mourned him...
  • Muslim leaders have given us reason to be wary

    Rachel Airey's letter to the editor ("Disgusted by anti-Muslim bigotry" May 16 ) says this "ignorance and prejudice sickens her and makes her ashamed of this country." She says "It's even more sad when polls proclaim that many citizens are wary of Islamic...
  • Rabbi Michael Lerner: Fairness for both sides key to Middle East peace

    Rabbi Michael Lerner: Fairness for both sides key to Middle East peace
    President Barack Obama is reported to have said to his advisors last week that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would never make the concessions necessary for a peace accord. Well, we in the peace movement say, "duhhh." If the president really...
  • Sen. Cardin needs to drop uncritical support of Israel

    Your Maryland Politics blog "Cardin: Obama should seek authority on Libya" (June 27) describes a speech that Sen. Ben Cardin gave to the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs Monday evening. Senator Cardin spent most of his speech praising Israel and...
  • EEUU suspende trabajo de grupos de ayuda en Franja de Gaza

    Estados Unidos ha suspendido las operaciones de las organizaciones de ayuda a las que financia en la Franja de Gaza controlada por Hamas debido a que el grupo islamista ha exigido información confidencial sobre su trabajo, dijo el viernes un funcionario...
  • U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
  • In Theory: Can Islam and democracy coexist?

    Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
  • Obama goes soft on Iran — again

    After listening to speeches during the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly, I concluded that both U.S. President Barack Obama and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad do not take each other seriously. Mr. Obama repeated his old...