A False Friend In The White House - By Stephen M. Walt (25/2/11) PDF Print E-mail
Stephen M. Walt   
Friday, 25 February 2011 10:18

Foreign Policy

Last Friday the United States vetoed a U.N. Security Council Resolution condemning Israel's continued expansion of settlements in the occupied territory of the West Bank. The resolution didn't question Israel's legitimacy, didn't declare that "Zionism is racism," and didn't call for a boycott or sanctions. It just said that the settlements were illegal and that Israel should stop building them, and called for a peaceful, two-state solution with "secure and recognized borders. The measure was backed by over 120 countries, and 14 members of the security council voted in favor. True to form, only the United States voted no.

There was no strategic justification for this foolish step, because the resolution was in fact consistent with the official policy of every president since Lyndon Johnson. All of those presidents has understood that the settlements were illegal and an obstacle to peace, and each has tried (albeit with widely varying degrees of enthusiasm) to get Israel to stop building them.



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The Egyptian Uprising Has Come To The USA - The Uprising That Began In Wisconsin Is Going Nationwide -- Follow The Latest Developments - By Joshua Holland (25/2/11) PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 25 February 2011 10:16

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MUST-WATCH VIDEO: Eric Sprott: There Is No More Silver Left - Zero Hedge (25/2/11) PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 February 2011 21:39

Eric Sprott made an appearance at Casey Research Gold and Resource Summit where in addition to providing a succinct summary of all his monthly letters from the past year, whose forecasts are all gradually panning out, he spoke about the prospects for gold, and particularly silver. We will leave it to readers to parse through the brief must watch clip, but here is the punchling for those wondering why increasingly more distributors are reporting indefinite lack of physical silver inventory: "There's $22 billion of silver available in the world, of which the ETFs already own half, and between you guys and us we probably own the other half... Which means there's nothing left."





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What's Behind The Currency War? - By Antony P. Mueller (24/2/11) PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 February 2011 09:34

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The Future Of War - What Wars Are We Going To Be Fighting In The Next Decade -- And With What Weapons? - By Elizabeth Dickinson (24/2/11) PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 February 2011 09:32

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