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The Famine Was Genocide

Irish FamineBy Francis Boyle

Some controversy has surrounded the use of the word "genocide" with regard to the Great Irish Famine of 150 years ago.  But this controversy has its source in an apparent misunderstanding of the meaning of genocide.  No, the British government did not inflict on the Irish the abject horrors of the Nazi Holocaust.  But the definition of "genocide" reaches beyond such ghastly behavior to encompass other reprehensible acts designed to destroy a people.

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America's Secret Prisons

On January 28 in TomDispatch.com, Anand Gopal headlined, "Night Raids, Hidden Detention Centers, the 'Black Jail,' and the Dogs of War in Afghanistan," recounting unreported US media stories about killings, abductions, detentions, interrogations, and torture in "a series of prisons on US military bases around the country." Bagram prison, for example, is "a facility with a notorious reputation for abusive behavior," including brutalizing torture and cold-blooded murder.

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Peace Process Hypocrisy: Stillborn from Inception

Journalist Henry Siegman titled his August 2007 London Review of Books article, "The Great Middle East Peace Process Scam," calling it likely "the most spectacular deception in modern diplomatic history."

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A Highway For Peace

by William Cox 

The latest flap over Israeli housing construction in East Jerusalem has caused me to reflect upon the very deep and complicated feelings I have about the city.

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How did Hitler lose the war [Part 4]

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Providence, Miracle, or What Really Happened

The following Glossary, abbreviations and essay will help the reader who did not live through the Second World War understand a) the pervasive atmosphere of hatred against Germans that began in 1933 and b) how Theodor Herzl's prophesy, "that within fifty years there would be a Jewish state", came true.

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