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Either the Israelis and Palestinians will move towards peace or towards more war -- there is no in-between.
Just as it did in Afghanistan and Iraq, the CIA and U.S. military act on bad intel when designating targets for drone attacks.
"We can make cuts to the military budget without compromising our national security. The Unified Security Budget shows how to cut Pentagon spending to the levels required by sequestration, but still invest in programs that strengthen national security." - Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
The Obama administration gave Israel the go-ahead to escalate in Gaza.
Obama's real legacy could be accepting America's changing place in the world.
"Longer term, if we don't understand this in the context of occupation, we're never going to end this cycle," Bennis says.
"In his lively, engrossing new book, Sam Pizzigati tells the story of class inequality in America, from the robber barons to today’s ‘1%,’" writes Barbara Ehrenreich, author of "Nickel and Dimed."
Representatives from IPS and other environmental and public policy organizations hold meeting at Canadian Embassy to say, "Tell Pacific Rim to stop bullying El Salvador."
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.