Archive for November, 2012
“”For the Palestinians, there can be no ceasefire without an end to the siege on Gaza…[or] Israel pledging that they will not resume their assassinations when things are calmer….”
“‘There’s no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders,’ Mr. Obama said.”
“In contrast to things like invading or bombing a country as part of some well-defined and plausibly finite campaign, our drone strike program is diffuse and, by all appearances, endless.”
President Obama has only been reelected for one week, and already the U.S. and the world seem to be hit with a series of cascading crises. It’s as if the world held its collective breath until after the American elections, and is now vomiting all its accumulated bile at once.