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Fair and Balanced ... on Public Radio?

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

I just listened to Chicago Public Radio -- not Fox News -- run its top of the hour news capsule, followed by its syndicated BBC Newshour.

If They Really Want to "Free Gaza"

Fred Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fred Silberberg

If the "Free Gaza' flotilla was that concerned about providing supplies to Gaza, why don't they simply allow the inspection of these supplies by Israel to insure that the cargo is what Free Gaza claims it to be?

No Matter What the Pressure Brought to Bear on It, Israel Should Never Give Up Its Right of Self-Defense

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Israel has to be certain that no jihadists and suicide bombers enter Gaza to join the terrorists already there. Supporters of terrorism have already tried to deliver by ship to Gaza large amounts of war material.

A Former Military Planner's View: Why Israel Lost

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Mackey

Just like most of you, I've been spending the last day just watching videos and reading spin from all sides. Here's my 50 cents on the whole mess (and it is a mess, a mess of Israel's making): this is going to damage Israel badly.

Interview: Israel Attacks Gaza-Bound Aid Flotilla

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

I interviewed Adam Shapiro, board member of the Free Gaza Movement, hours after the attack on the Free Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

Gaza Aid Boat With Foreign Peace Activists On Board Intercepted By Israeli Navy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli navy intercepted a ship carrying foreign peace activists trying to break a blockade of Gaza on Tuesday and f...

Who Carries the Burden of Peace?

Nathan Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Schneider

Israel and its backers need to make the real sacrifices necessary to offer the Palestinian people a solution worthy of their dignity. It will not come cheap, but no cost is dearer than more war.

Cynthia McKinney: Boat Attacked By Israeli Forces

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ha'aretz reports that a boat carrying aid to Gaza clashed with Israel's navy. The activists on board the boat say they were shot at; an Israeli spokes...

Gaza Death Toll: 375 Palestinian, 4 Israeli

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Silverstein

Israeli politicians continue to labor under delusions that this military operation can "clean up" their "problem" once and for all.