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Monday, May 21, 2007


American values

Politicians like to defend Israel on the grounds that it "shares our American values." And how right they are:
The Shin Bet considers itself authorized to use surveillance techniques that violate privacy, such as wiretaps, when activity that "sabotages the state's Jewish character" is carried out, even if this activity is not illegal.
Update: An important article by Professor Stephen Zunes on the U.S. role in the Israeli war on Lebanon.

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