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OpEdNews Article: Article: Who Shot Down MH17 over Ukraine?

OpEdNews Article: Article: Who Shot Down MH17 over Ukraine? | Global politics | Scoop.it
The same day that Israeli tanks crossed into Gaza, to continue killing civilians and the occasional Hamas fighter, MSNBC decided to ignore the Israeli invasion in favor of wall-to-wall coverage of the presumed shoot-down of Malaysian Airliner MH17 over eastern Ukraine. Why would MSNBC make a choice that looks so much like propaganda?
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OpEdNews Article: Article: Blockading the Truth: Obama's Big Lie About Gaza

OpEdNews Article: Article: Blockading the Truth: Obama's Big Lie About Gaza | Global politics | Scoop.it
One hundred and ten bombing raids, a military incursion, 17 killings, mass arrests -- all before Hamas fired a single rocket. This is what Obama -- and every single member of the United States Senate -- call an "unprovoked attack." They say it with a straight face -- nay, with long, somber, pious faces -- but they know it's a lie.
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OpEdNews Quicklink: Armed robbery in Gaza - Israel, US, UK carve up the spoils of Palestine's stolen gas

OpEdNews Quicklink: Armed robbery in Gaza - Israel, US, UK carve up the spoils of Palestine's stolen gas | Global politics | Scoop.it
Israel desperately covets Gaza's gas as a 'cheap stop-gap' yielding revenues of $6-7 billion a year, writes Nafeez Ahmed. The UK's BG and the US's Noble Energy are lined up to do the dirty work - but first Hamas must be 'uprooted' from Gaza, and Fatah bullied into cutting off its talks with Russia's Gazprom.
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U.S. ‘News' Media Propagandize For War Against Russia By Eric Zuesse

U.S. ‘News' Media Propagandize For War Against Russia By Eric Zuesse | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Resumed Israeli strikes kill 8 Palestinians in Gaza

Resumed Israeli strikes kill 8 Palestinians in Gaza | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Truthout Interviews Marjorie Cohn on Israel and Gaza

Truthout Interviews Marjorie Cohn on Israel and Gaza | Global politics | Scoop.it
Professor of law and Truthout contributor Marjorie Cohn lays out some of the legal violations of humanitarian law the Israelis have committed in their ongoing occupation of Gaza City.
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Never Mind Sovereignty: Turkey Orders US Flag to be Flown on Half Mast

Never Mind Sovereignty: Turkey Orders US Flag to be Flown on Half Mast | Global politics | Scoop.it
A crisis over sovereignty broke out between the U.S. and Turkey when Turkish authorities ordered all flags to be flown on half mast over the situa
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The Dirty War on Ukraine | Progressive Press

The Dirty War on Ukraine | Progressive Press | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Author Naomi Wolf Challenged - results blow her mind

Author Naomi Wolf Challenged - results blow her mind | Global politics | Scoop.it
Author Naomi Wolf was challenged to read the Bible. What she found blew her mind (her words) and probably not in the direction the challenger(s) were hoping.

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British, U.S. diplomats out of Libya as militia fighting rages

British, U.S. diplomats out of Libya as militia fighting rages | Global politics | Scoop.it
A convoy of British diplomats made it safely into Tunisia from Libya despite an attack on its vehicles Sunday, British officials said.
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Hasbara: Operation Protective Ledge in Wounded Knee |deLiberation

Hasbara: Operation Protective Ledge in Wounded Knee |deLiberation | Global politics | Scoop.it
A satirical treatment of the Israeli use of hasbara to whitewash their actions in Gaza
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German pilots slam flights to Israel

German pilots slam flights to Israel | Global politics | Scoop.it
German pilots criticize resumption of flights to Tel Aviv.
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AlisonWeir.org - Journal - A few questions for the New York Times

AlisonWeir.org - Journal - A few questions for the New York Times | Global politics | Scoop.it
Following are a few short questions for the New York Times in regard to a recent news report :

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OpEdNews Article: Article: The NSA's New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia's Brutal State Police

OpEdNews Article: Article: The NSA's New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia's Brutal State Police | Global politics | Scoop.it
U.S. support for the Saudi regime is long-standing. One secret 2007 NSA memo lists Saudi Arabia as one of four countries where the U.S. "has [an] interest in regime continuity." The Saudi Ministry of Defense also relies on the NSA for help with "signals analysis equipment upgrades, decryption capabilities and advanced training on a wide range of topics."
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OpEdNews Article: Article: Reacting to Conflict in the Middle East: A Revealing Litmus Test

OpEdNews Article: Article: Reacting to Conflict in the Middle East: A Revealing Litmus Test | Global politics | Scoop.it
Reactions to the Israel/Gaza conflict on social media are stunningly bifurcated between those who take a human rights view and those who see events through a political lens. Will enough people find their voices of conscience in time to end the conflagration?
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In Tel Aviv, thousands protest against the Gaza operation - National

In Tel Aviv, thousands protest against the Gaza operation - National | Global politics | Scoop.it
Some 7,000 protesters were estimated to attended in the biggest protest against the operation thus far, alongside a small protest in support of the IDF.
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Trust Us Says Government, But Can We? By Arshad M Khan

Trust Us Says Government, But Can We? By Arshad M Khan | Global politics | Scoop.it
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The Court Of World Opinion By John Scales Avery

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To Address Honduran Refugee Crisis at the Border, US Should Stop Financing Repression in Honduras

To Address Honduran Refugee Crisis at the Border, US Should Stop Financing Repression in Honduras | Global politics | Scoop.it
If the United States wishes to ameliorate the Honduran refugee crisis, it could begin by withdrawing its financial and diplomatic support from Honduras's repressive government.
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Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda

Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda | Global politics | Scoop.it
In a campaign to improve its image abroad, the Israeli government plans to provide scholarships to hundreds of students at its seven universities in exchange for their making pro-Israel Facebook posts and tweets to foreign audiences.
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'NATO invades Ukraine, not Russia'

'NATO invades Ukraine, not Russia' | Global politics | Scoop.it
An American political commentator says that NATO is currently doing military action in Ukraine.
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No ‘rainbow families’: Canadian fertility clinic bans patient from using non-white donor

No ‘rainbow families’: Canadian fertility clinic bans patient from using non-white donor | Global politics | Scoop.it
A single Canadian woman, who sought in vitro fertilization in the only local clinic in Calgary, has been prohibited from using donors of a different ethnicity to avoid “creating rainbow families.”
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Libya’s Destruction a Warning to Egypt, Syria, & Ukraine | New Eastern Outlook

Libya’s Destruction a Warning to Egypt, Syria, & Ukraine | New Eastern Outlook | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble

Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble | Global politics | Scoop.it
Updated 11:30 pm: An Israeli air strike in southern Gaza hours before a humanitarian truce was declared killed 22 people, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, most of them from a single family,
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Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble

Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble | Global politics | Scoop.it
Updated 11:30 pm: An Israeli air strike in southern Gaza hours before a humanitarian truce was declared killed 22 people, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, most of them from a single family,
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