Middle East

Never Before In My Life Have I Seen...

I'm asking you as an Israeli--we need you to tell Israeli leaders you won't accept racism, you won't accept human rights violations, you won't accept occupation and the killing of civilians. This is not the time for silence. Sign the Open Letter TAKE ACTION! Dear Friends, My name is Eran Efrati, I am Jewish, a … Continue reading Never Before In My Life Have I Seen...

Here’s how Sadeq can get married

Sadeq and his fiancé are ready to marry. He has a job — check. He can support a wife and family — check. As soon as their house is finished — pending, they can get married. Sadeq’s family, his neighbors, and the American nonprofit called Rebuilding Alliance are building him an affordable 3 bedroom home … Continue reading Here’s how Sadeq can get married

STOP US WEAPONS INTO FALLUJAH

Dear Friends and Family, As you know, Fallujah is near and dear to my heart. I got an email from a friend working in Fallujah and her message was: "Please Kali, try to stop your government from supplying Maliki with weapons , why they are insisting on keeping killing us , why they are doing … Continue reading STOP US WEAPONS INTO FALLUJAH

I Worked On The US Drone Program: The Public Should Know What Really Goes On

Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn't) Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many … Continue reading I Worked On The US Drone Program: The Public Should Know What Really Goes On

State of Emergency in Gaza: Urgent Action!

Action Alert: Please Contact Kerry Gazans need our help now! Contact Secretary of State John Kerry Write: U.S. Department of State 2201 C ST., NW Washington, DC 20520 Call: 202-647-4000; select option 4 and ask operator for the comment line. 202-647-6575 (Public Communication Division); select option 8 to leave your comment. It is cold, there … Continue reading State of Emergency in Gaza: Urgent Action!

Stop Destruction Of Palestinian Village

Take A Stand! Sign Phillip's Move-On petition To be delivered to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Daniel B. Shapiro, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Michael Ratney, Consul General, Jerusalem, Beth Jones, Ass't Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Moshe Yaalon, Israeli Defense Minister, Sen. Barbara Boxer (CA-2), Sen. Tim Kaine (VA-2), and President Barack Obama. December … Continue reading Stop Destruction Of Palestinian Village

November 2013 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia

Monthly Updates on the Covert War Students gather at the site of a suspected U.S. drone strike on an Islamic seminary in Hangu district, bordering North Waziristan, November 21, 2013. The strike killed a senior member of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network early on Thursday, Pakistani and Afghan sources said. Maulvi Ahmad Jan, an adviser to … Continue reading November 2013 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia

Ben White Brings ‘apartheid’ Talk To Brooklyn College Dep’t (Which Hasn’t Hosted Dershowitz in 39 years)

Do progressive Americans care about the Israel/Palestine issue? I think they do. Last night Josh Ruebner spoke at Brooklyn College and supported BDS (then rode Amtrak back to DC) and tonight Ben White will be speaking there, despite a vigorous campaign to shun him. His subject is Israel: Apartheid not Democracy. The British author will … Continue reading Ben White Brings ‘apartheid’ Talk To Brooklyn College Dep’t (Which Hasn’t Hosted Dershowitz in 39 years)