On Saturday, "Al Quds Day," Iran had an orgy of "Death to America" and "Death to Israel" chants. I witnessed some of it here in Toronto where I'm filming a new TV series.
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The Tea Partyers and members of Likud, including Benjamin Netanyahu, give no real alternatives to negotiated settlements other than war.
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