• Posts Tagged ‘Peace’

    Obama demands more than Israel can give

    by  • May 24, 2012 • In the Press • 0 Comments

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    Every so often, the sayings of Casey Stengel come to mind. The longtime manager of the New York Yankees, accustomed to a Prussian professionalism in the hitting and fielding of baseballs, moved over to the astonishingly hapless New York Mets in 1962 and, surveying his new team, uttered an exasperated question: “Can’t anybody here...

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    Despite Peace Talks, Israel’s Settlers Are Dug In

    by  • May 24, 2012 • In the Press • 0 Comments

    The term settlements does not do justice to what Israeli Jews have built on the hilltops of the West Bank. Subdivisions comes closer in those whose winding lanes, red-tiled roofs, bougainvillea and tricycles create a suburban splendor of sorts. In other spots, industrial park would be more accurate, with Israelis having notched scores of...

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    New Mid-East Peace Talks Begin

    by  • May 23, 2012 • In the Press • 0 Comments

    Barack Obama has managed to coax Israeli and Palestinian leaders to Washington for a new round of peace talks. TONY JONES, PRESENTER: Well, having turned the page on Iraq, president Obama will now turn his attention to try to solve the conflict in the Middle East. After a year and a half of arm-twisting,...

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