IAEA Data on Sensitive Iranian Stockpile Mislead News Media

posted November 20, 2012 by Information Clearing House By Gareth Porter News stories on the latest International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report suggested new reasons to fear that Iran is closer to a “breakout” capability than ever before, citing a nearly 50-percent increase in its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium and the installation of hundreds…

Ghannouchi says Palestinian resistance achievement is a victory for free people around the world

posted November 23, 2012 by Middle East Monitor The leader of Tunisia’s Al-Nahda Party, Sheikh Rachid Ghannouchi, has praised the achievements of the Palestinian resistance in the face of Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. Sheikh Ghannouchi added that the Egyptian-brokered truce “represents a victory for Palestine, the Arab and Muslim nations, and the free…

America’s Failed Palestinian Policy

by Yousef Munayyer posted November 23, 2012 by The New York Times MORE than 160 Palestinians and 5 Israelis are dead, and as the smoke clears over Gaza, the Israelis will not be more secure and Palestinians’ hopes for self-determination remain dashed. It is time for a significant re-evaluation of the American policies that have…