Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Who Started It? + Protests Erupt Worldwide Against Israel’s Bombing Campaign in Gaza + Israeli air strikes hit Palestinian PM’s office

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When Does Israel/Palestine Violence Start?

www.fair.org
Nov. 15, 2012

Military attacks and other violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel have resulted at this point in over a dozen deaths, most of them Palestinians, and sparked fears of an Israeli ground invasion similar to the 2008-09 assault that claimed over 1,000 Palestinian lives.

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Dennis Kucinich: Congress Hears Expert Testimony About Combat Drone Program

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by Dennis Kucinich
kucinich.house.gov
Washington, Nov 16, 2012

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today hosted a Congressional briefing to examine the United States’ policy regarding the use of armed drones. U.S. drone strikes are estimated to have killed thousands of people. In Pakistan have killed an estimated 3,378 people; in Yemen such strikes are estimated to have killed as many as 1,952 people. Drone strikes in Somalia have killed as many as 170 people. The first U.S. drone strike took place in 2002.

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