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Israeli Elections: Initial Assessment of Results

The elections to the 18th Israeli Knesset were called due to multiple corruption cases connected to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.  However, the elections’ agenda was radically altered by the Israeli military offensive against Gaza in December 2008-January 2009. Israel’s military offensive against Gaza and the major protest demonstrations organized by Palestinian citizens of Israel focused […]

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In Complicity with Europe and the United States, Israel Overthrows the Palestinian Authority

In an operation carried out throughout the West Bank and the Jerusalem area early on Thursday, Israeli forces kidnapped some 65 Hamas government ministers, parliament members, and activists in an effort to overthrow the democratically elected Palestinian government.  Palestinians fear that the officials were kidnapped to serve as bargaining chips for negotiating the release of […]

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