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Robert Fisk: Europe Must Stop Parroting the American Script in the Middle East 2/21/2002
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'After Israel has vandalised 11m euros of property supplied by Europe, why shouldn't we play a role?'


Is the price worth it?
For those who find it hard to believe, following is the excerpt of an interview between Leslie Stahl of CBS and Madeline Albright when she was US Secretary of State. The segment was called PUNISHING Saddam and Stahl was asking if the death of 500,000 children was worth it to punish this one man.
Leslie Stahl, speaking of US sanctions against Iraq:

"We have heard that a half million children have died. I mean, that's more children than died in Hiroshima. And -- and you know, is the price worth it?"

Madeline Albright: "I think this is a very hard choice, but the price -- we think the price is worth it."


Muna Hamzeh-Muhaisen's Diary
from Dheisheh Refugee Camp:
Daily Diary December 4, 2000
Daily Diary October 24, 2000
Daily Diary October 21, 2000
Daily Diary October 19, 2000
Daily Diary October 18, 2000
Daily Diary October 17, 2000
Daily Diary October 12, 2000
Daily Diary October 11, 2000

The Lies and Thefts Just Never End
They came for our land, for what grew
or could be grown on it, for the resources in it,
and for our clean air and pure water.
They stole these things from us, and in the taking
they also stole our free ways
and the best of our leaders, killed
in battle or assassinated. And now, after all that,
they've come for the very last of our possessions;
now they want our pride, our history,
our spiritual traditions.
They want to rewrite and remake these things,
to claim them for themselves.
The lies and thefts just never end.
- Margo Thunderbird, Native American writer

Links to Information & News About the Israeli Occupation
The Palestine Monitor
Middle East Research and Information Project
Addameer: Clashes Information Center

Badil Resouce Center
The Alternative Information Center
The Electronic Intifada

CULTURE
Arab Pop on the World Stage - Part 2
Moving Towards Home - Poem by June Jordan
PEOPLE

ORGANIZATIONS

AMIDEAST
LAW
Israel Seeks to Legalize War Crimes
BBC Correspondent Witnesses His Driver's Murder in Israeli War Crime
LAW Conference
House Votes to Cut Funding for Secret Evidence Jailings in Clear Rebuke to INS
ADC Helps Win Release of Palestinian Man Facing Indefinite Detention
America West Airlines Sued By Muslim Travelers Removed From Plane
U.S. Response to Terrorism: An Unequal Approach
POLITICS
Clinton's Remarks at the Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards
To Hope Or Not To Hope
Jewish Leaders Defend Muslim Who Had Raised Ire of East
Open Letter to Yassir Arafat from Clovis Maksoud
The Global Citizen: Getting Sensible About Oil
PERSPECTIVES
Don't Stifle A Rare Arab Voice of Moderation
The Final Approach to Final Status
Magic Thought and Wishful Thinking - by Edward Said
Battle of the Sexualities
Jerusalem's Future - by Salim Tamari

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