Category Archives: AIPAC

A defense secretary of their own

The formatting will take forever to fix,  so just go ahead and read this post over on Blogger. How bad has it gotten for the US antiwar movement? After the president its most prominent leaders supported in 2008 took George … Continue reading

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Interview with Mike Gravel

Last Friday, I spoke with former Senator Mike Gravel at an event here in Washington aimed at drawing attention to the case of Sami al-Arian. While some comments that Gravel made at the event seem to have attracted some of … Continue reading

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"When You Have To Leave America To Be Free"

On Friday, I attended an event here in Washington aimed at raising awareness of the case of Dr. Sami Al-Arian, a Palestinian activist and former college professor who the Bush administration has accused of raising funds for the Palestinian Islamic … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: Change you probably shouldn’t believe in…

For months Barack Obama has chastised Hillary Clinton over her support for the so-called Kyl-Lieberman amendment, which blamed Iran for the U.S. military’s ongoing problems in Iraq and called on the State Department to list the Iranian Revolutionary Guard as … Continue reading

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Another year, another broken promise

Over at his blog, IPS Washington bureau chief Jim Lobe reports on the hawkish makeup of the speakers at this year’s annual meeting of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC): Monday morning marks the formal opening of the annual three-day … Continue reading

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