Israel's bombing spree in Lebanon has united a disparate country in an unlikely solidarity with Hezb
Blair knew the attack on Lebanon was coming but he didn't try to stop it, because he didn't want to.
I'm going to stick my neck out and say that, since it began bombing Lebanon, Israel, which usually g
The US role in supporting Israel’s military assault on Lebanon falls into a pattern of imperial tyranny.
<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 11 June 1982.</strong>
Sometimes it seems t
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Bush and Blair give the green light for more Israeli strikes. Syria and Iran back Hezbollah. As the
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Even the most ardent supporters of Israel in Washington to whom I spoke after the infamous Bush/Blair open-microphone discussion were laughing, literally, at what Bush had said.
Who are they? What do they want? All too often, we just label them "Islamists" and leave it at that.
<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 16 August 1919.</strong>
This conflict was
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