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Guardian’s David Hearst compares Israel to Syria

This article was cross-posted on CiFWatch. David Hearst, one of the Guardian’s “foreign leader writers” according to his bio, has never met a dictator or Israel-hater he didn’t love. In his article in yesterday’s Commentisfree, in which he addressed the … Continue reading

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China and Russia veto UNSC call on Assad to resign; US disgusted

In fact it could safely be said that the entire civilized world is disgusted at China’s and Russia’s veto of the call for Syria’s President Assad’s resignation at the UN Security Council, but it was the US Ambassador who so … Continue reading

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US confirms it will veto Palestinian statehood bid in UN Security Council

The US has finally openly declared that it will veto any attempt at a Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN Security Council. The US will veto a Palestinian request for state recognition if it is submitted to the UN … Continue reading

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