Destroying Olives for Spite

On May 16, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Destroying Olives for Spite By  Brian Cloughley     Many people like olives because they are delicious and produce wonderful oil. They were originally cultivated in Syria, Palestine and Crete and there is evidence that some existing trees are 2,000 years old, which is amazing. But there aren’t any 2,000 year-old olive trees in Palestine […]

The New York Times Declares the Peace Process Futile

On April 27, 2014, in Articles, by admin

New York Times Declares the Peace Process Futile by Lawrence Davidson   Part I In 1988 Yasser Arafat declared independence for Palestine based upon the notion of two states living in peace in historic Palestine. The border between those two states was to be set roughly at the armistice line established at the end of […]

Venezuela: Defeating the Coup with Patience, Peace and Love

On March 18, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Venezuela: Defeating the Coup with Patience, Peace and Love By Les Blough in Venezuela   “Our song is peace, Obama. Give peace a chance, to life, to respect for the worthy Venezuelan people and not with the drums of interventionism.” – Message from President Maduro to President Obama   The War Last Thursday [13 March […]

Zionism versus Diplomacy and Peace – An Analysis

On October 6, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Zionism versus Diplomacy and Peace – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Moderate Iran Iran’s new and more moderate President Hassan Rouhani came to the United Nations at the end of September. Amidst numerous interviews and diplomatic discussions, his message was clear: no, Iran will not give up its legal right to enrich […]

Bye, Bye, American Pie: US intransigence in the face of a war-weary world

On September 8, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Bye, Bye, American Pie: US intransigence in the face of a war-weary world By Daniel Patrick Welch US intransigence in the face of a war-weary world will mean the end of the country as we know it It actually shouldn’t be that much of a shock. For the last twelve years at least, Americans have […]