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  1. Wikileaks: Media Challenging Authority

    Ross Eventon
    14 December 2010
    Article

    Wikileaks is a threat to powerful institutions because it adheres to the principles of an independent media, challenging authority and power.

  2. Wikileaks: War, diplomacy and the search for Ban Ki-Moon's toothbrush

    Phyllis Bennis
    07 December 2010
    Article

    The wikileak cables do not include shocking revelations that reverse our understanding of global issues, but they are an ineffably sad body of evidence that President Obama’s promise to change US' interaction on global stage remains unfulfilled.

  3. Israel-US Relations

    31 March 2010
    Multi-media

    What does the recent exchange of heated language between US and Israeli officials actually translate to in terms of US policy toward the country?

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    Phyllis Bennis Audio: Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 April 2010
    Multi-media

    Phyllis Bennis discusses US withdrawal from Afghanistan

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    Wikileaks Shows No "New Mind-Set" in US Foreign Policy

    Phyllis Bennis, Paul Jay
    02 December 2010
    Multi-media

    Wikileaks have confirmed that Obama's promise of a new kind of diplomacy in the Middle East have little signs of substance.

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    Phyllis Bennis: Getting Out of Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis
    03 April 2010
    Multi-media

    What was last month’s visit by President Obama to Afghanistan all about? And what is the solution to the rising violence in the country? Phyllis Bennis analyses the recent events for GRITtv.

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    Rethinking Afghanistan eight years later

    Phyllis Bennis
    31 March 2010
    Multi-media

    Phyllis Bennis explains in an in-depth briefing why military occupation is causing a resurgence of the Taliban and how rising popular opposition could still end this imperial war.

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    We need peace talks, not photo ops

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 September 2010
    Multi-media

    Peace talks are useless unless they are based on international law and human rights, and Israel is held to account over its controversial settlements policy.

  9. UN expert Richard Falk talks about Israel's Flotilla Massacre

    Richard Falk
    14 June 2010
    Multi-media

    UN expert and TNI contributor Richard Falk talks live on GritTV about the illegal raid in which nine humanitarian aid workers were murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) in international waters after boarding their ship in the dead of night.

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    The movement to hold Israel accountable continues to grow

    Phyllis Bennis, Remi Kanazi
    04 April 2010
    Multi-media

    Phyllis Bennis and a poet Remi Kanazi discuss on GRITtv the ways that art, non-violent protest, and initiatives for creative boycotts are changing the way Americans look at Israel and Palestine.

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    Decline of decency

    Saul Landau
    15 February 2010
    Article

    Instead of discussing the ethical dimension of the US foreign policy, the national debate in the US still rages around how many more crimes the government should commit to ensure “security.”

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    What we didn't hear from Obama on Iraq

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 September 2010
    Multi-media

    Obama's declared 'end of war in Iraq' obscures the legacy it will leave behind: death squads in Iraq, US troops in civilian guise and an ongoing economic and social crisis in Iraq and the US.

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    Israel-U.S. Relations, Obama Visits Afghanistan, and Another Occupation Election

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 April 2010
    Article

    President Obama is using firmer diplomatic language with Netanyahu, but there’s no evidence yet that the administration is ready to use this moment to actually change U.S. policy.

  14. The delusions of the peace process

    Richard Falk
    24 December 2010
    Article

    The politics of the peace process in the Middle East have ensured that the mere prospect for producing peace is nonexistent.

  15. In Afghan Negotiations, Who's at the Table?

    Phyllis Bennis
    30 May 2010
    Article

    Real negotiations mean everyone who has a legitimate stake in the outcome of Afghanistan must be at the table.

  16. Bribing Israel

    Phyllis Bennis
    19 November 2010
    Article

    Unfortunately the Obama administration seems not only to recognize, but to welcome the reality that the U.S. is supporting illegal occupation.

  17. Discrimination in Occupied Palestine

    Richard Falk
    29 December 2010
    Article

    The Human Rights Watch report, "Separate and Unequal: Israel’s Discriminatory Treatment of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories" reveals nothing new but is nevertheless a conclusive demonstration of acute and pervasive discrimination against Palestinians as a salient feature of the Israeli occupation.

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    Imperative to resume India-Pakistan dialogue

    Praful Bidwai
    08 February 2010
    Article

    Due to its lack of a coherent policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan, India is repeatedly losing opportunities to help stabilise this critical part of its neighbourhood.

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    The limits of Chinese expansionism

    Shawn W. Crispin
    29 December 2010
    In the media

    China's fast growing capital expansion within South East Asia is raising concerns about landgrabs and exploitative practices, especially as it is often aligned with support for authoritarian regimes such as Burma.

     
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    The Pentagon: Gargantua’s mouth

    Saul Landau, Nelson P. Valdes
    25 February 2010
    Article

    With no real military dangers threathening the US, the Pentagon has to invent them to justify its multi-billion dollar budget. And the bill is presented to the taxpayers.

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