Kill or capture? — “What would [Osama bin Laden] have had to do to be captured? Andrew Marr asked in that interview with President Barack Obama. The president ducked and chanted, “Our job is to secure the United States.” Marr pushed gently: “It would have been very difficult to have to have put this man [bin Laden] on trial? The president answers: “That wasn’t our number one consideration.” He goes on to brag: “I’ve made no secret; I said this when running for office: if I got a shot at bin Laden, I’d take it.”
Driving the nail in the coffin, news came today that“Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has approved the construction of 294 new illegal Jewish settler units in the occupied Palestinian land,” according to a Reuters report sourcing AFP. “The settlements are to go up in the Beitar Ilit settlement in the occupied West Bank…
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“Her memories dated back to 1948” and despite her young age at the time, “she remembered. She remembered her school, the lovely summer evenings she spent with her family in the village. She remembered the harvest time and traveling to Haifa and Yaffa (Jaffa) with her dad to sell their produce.
“She also remembered the nights when the peaceful village was first attacked. ‘We never saw a fighter jet before,’ she said. … This was the same year  that witnessed the expulsion of approximately 750,000 of the native Palestinian population from their homes and villages. To this day, they have never been able to return.
“Sixty-three years on and despite the numerous United Nations resolutions and world condemnations, Israel’s impunity prevails.”
“Libya crowd attacks bus carrying foreign journalists,” May 22, 2011, http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE74L05M20110522
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