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March 12, 1979 - Forever Middle East.

March 12, 1979 - Carter meeting with Begin over Middle East Peace Process. Violence in West Bank. Anti-Carter riots. Energy Crisis looming. Arab Oil. Women demonstrate in Tehran over new dress code. John Stennis calls for Balanced Budget Amendment to Constitution. Howard Baker and Bob Dole call for investigation of Carter Family peanut business. Billy Carter under investigation by FBI for juggling books.

American University Students Hunger Strike In Solidarity With Palestinian Prisoner - Israel Agrees To Release

On December 17th, 2011, Palestinian political prisoner Khader Adnan was arrested by Israeli forces and placed in administrative detention. On December 18th, 2011, he began a hunger strike in protest of his ill treatment. 54 days later, he is in critical condition. This protest in Chicago was in solidarity with Khader Adnan and all Palestinian political prisoners.

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Attackerman: Who’s a stronger force in American politics– AIPAC or the U.S. military? Marginal Revolution: The economics of managed care James W

Music Prevails In Palestine

There's a fascinating piece at NYT today about classical musicians in Palestine. RAMALLAH, West Bank — The shy Palestinian teenager raised her flut