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The Iranian Deal and Doublethink

The Iranian Deal and Doublethink

Cherryl Smith, PhD, is professor emerita in rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. She writes at Framing Israel. The substance of what’s wrong with the Iran deal (see here and here) can also be found in the uses and abuses of language surrounding the deal. It is hard to reconcile that the leaders of

Palestinians Join Forces With Assad Against ISIS

Today’s Top Stories 1. After a week off from the computer, there’s a lot developments and fallout with the Iranian nuclear understanding to catch up on. The White House is touting an understanding but contradictory accounts of what’s been agreed to and criticisms from heavyweight personalities like Henry Kissinger and nuclear experts are dogging the

Palestinians Join the International Criminal Court

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Palestinian Authority has officially joined the International Criminal Court as of April 1 opening the possibility that Israeli politicians and military leaders could face war crimes charges in the future. The Daily Telegraph asks what this could mean for Israel and the PA: The Palestinians intend to formally lodge two

NGO Files War Crimes Complaint Against Hamas Over Airport Rockets

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli NGO Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) has filed a war crimes complaint against Hamas in the U.S. court system. The compliant relates to Americans whose flights were affected by rocket fire towards Ben-Gurion Airport during the Gaza conflict. According to Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of Shurat HaDin, Hamas “intentionally targeted Ben-Gurion airport

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