Category Archives: Israel

The danger of renewed Cold War with Iran

by Alan Gilbert The 5+1 Treaty with Iran was a major victory – a step forward – for cooling down tensions in the Middle East and achieving world peace.  It was a break by Obama with past American belligerence and … Continue reading

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Did Muslim Murder 4 Marines in Payback for Iraq Libya Syria Somalia Afghanistan?

by jay janson Muslim gunman shot and killed by police after he kills four Marines at Tennessee military centers, Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM),7/17/2015). New York Times reports killer was a 24 year old Kuwait born American citizen. Another killing of … Continue reading

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Meet Your New Warmongery Overlords

A brief overview of the U.S. Senate’s incoming freshman class’ foreign policy views is not pretty. Even those newly elected senators who seem to indicate some skepticism of foreign military intervention and a willingness to cut military spending couch their … Continue reading

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One Man’s “Terror Tunnel” is Another Man’s “Great Escape”

By Joe Scarry, from Scarry Thoughts Something keeps jarring me as Israel focuses on the tunnels in and out of Gaza. At first I disregarded it, but when I noticed again and again that Benjamin Netanyahu keeps bringing the discussion … Continue reading

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US, UN Outraged as Israel Strikes Another Gaza School

10 Killed in Seventh Israeli Attack on a School So Far by Jason Ditz srael continues its war in Gaza today, and continues to hammer refugee centers at an alarming rate, hitting the seventh UN-run school of the current war … Continue reading

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Gaza and 9/11: Innocent Bystanders? Legitimate Targets? Acceptable Collateral Damage?

By Joe Scarry, from Scarry Thoughts blog I spent a long time examining the map of Gaza in yesterday’s New York Times. The narrow strip of land was oriented straight up and down on the page. The locations of casualties … Continue reading

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Boeing Has an Israel Problem . . . and Chicago Has a Boeing Problem

by Joe Scarry on Scarry Thoughts Yesterday I marched with other members of local Lutheran congregations in a march to protest the Israeli invasion of Gaza. Estimates put the number of marchers at between 5,000 and 10,000. (Watch this Youtube … Continue reading

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