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Why Can't The Obama Administration Speak Honestly About Sudan?

Eric Reeves | Posted 07.05.2016 | World
Eric Reeves

The Obama administration has from the beginning found it difficult to speak honestly about the ghastly realities defining Sudan under the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime in Khartoum. This is particularly true of human suffering and destruction in the western Darfur region, but also in the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

Tirelessly Reporting the Human Side of the War

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

Fire-starters, willing to risk their lives to witness the almost unbelievable reality of injustice, violence, undemocratic actions and hatred towards human lives, photojournalists are the public enemies of the most extremists groups.

Egypt Offered Hamas an Impossible Deal

Antoun Issa | Posted 10.25.2014 | World
Antoun Issa

With over 2,000 dead, and a political funeral beckoning for Hamas should it return to a besieged Gaza Strip, the Israelis and Egyptians may have underestimated Hamas' determination to fight it out to achieve what it needs: an end to the siege.

Christina Wilkie

Israeli Ambassador: Gaza Human Rights Report A 'Kangaroo Court' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer argued on Tuesday that Israel is obeying the laws of war and using proportionate forc...

CeaseFire Funding Drying Up Fast, Closures Take Hold

Posted 09.15.2013 | Chicago

CeaseFire, the Chicago-based anti-violence group at the focus of the 2011 documentary "The Interrupters" is shutting two of its offices as funding dri...

Joshua Hersh

Israel-Gaza Conflict Reaches Cease-Fire After Egyptians, U.S. Broker Deal | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire in the week-old conflagration in Gaza that has left more than a hundred dead and many more ...

Annan Issues Cease-Fire for Syria

Gideon Resnick | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
Gideon Resnick

With no willingness on the part of other countries to intervene militarily, the cease-fire planned for Thursday may be the only thing that could prevent Syria from breaking into a complete civil war.

Hamas Proposes Year-Long Cease-Fire With Israel

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas officials have proposed a year-long ceasefire with Israel in the latest round of peace talks brokered by Egypt. The proposal was made during a ...

Ryan Grim

Pelosi Bemoans "Huge" Civilian Deaths In Gaza War, Urges Cease Fire | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she was meeting with the Egyptian ambassador on Thursday to push for a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel in Gaza...

Diplomatic Pressure On Israel, Hamas Intensifies

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE 6 pm Heavy fighting broke out in Gaza's populated streets Monday night as Israel dismissed calls for a truce, reports the Telegraph. Explosio...

America is Primarily at Fault for the Conflict in Gaza

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The Bush administration demanded -- against the advice of nearly every expert in the field and the Israeli government -- that the Palestinians hold elections. They did. Hamas won.

Rumors Of The Next Cold War

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

No matter how subtly the conquest happens, Russian control of Georgia would amount to an historic shift in the balance of power -- especially as long as the world economy is fueled by oil.

Cease-fire: No Small Thing

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Cease-fire or no cease-fire, neither side is turning its swords into plowshares. Nonetheless, the truce between Hamas and Israel is a very good thing.

Iraq Militants Bombard US Green Zone With Rockets, Defy al-Sadr's Call For Cease-Fire

Reuters | Wisam Mohammed and Peter Graff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Militants bombarded Baghdad's Green Zone with rockets on Sunday, taking advantage of the cover of a blinding dust storm to launch one of the heaviest ...