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‘Our Brand Is Crisis’ Film Review: A Half-Baked Hollywood Version of a Great Documentary

Oct 30, 2015
David Gordon Green's star-studded film is a middling comedy about the humdrum conflicts between American meddlers in Bolivia's 2002 election Meanwhile, the Bolivians in it are as invisible as most of the slaves in "Gone With the Wind"David Gordon Green's star-studded film is a middling comedy about the internecine conflicts between American meddlers in Bolivia's 2002 election".
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Israeli-British Relations Hurt by Arrest Warrant

Dec 16, 2009
British Foreign Secretary David Milliband and other U.K. diplomats took some serious heat from Israeli officials after an arrest warrant was issued in London earlier this week for Israel's former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni (above), accusing her of committing war crimes against Palestinians during last winter's war in Gaza.

Hamas Official Killed, U.N. Compound Hit in Gaza

Jan 16, 2009
Another high-ranking Hamas official, Interior Minister Said Siyam, was killed on Thursday near Gaza City, according to Israeli and Hamas sources. Israeli leaders faced international criticism after their forces also struck both the United Nations compound and a high-rise in Gaza City where several media organizations are based.

Party to Murder

Dec 30, 2008
Can anyone who is following the Israeli air attacks on Gaza -- the buildings blown to rubble, the children killed on their way to school, the long rows of mutilated corpses, the wailing mothers and wives, the crowds of terrified Palestinians not knowing where to flee, and our callous indifference to this widespread human suffering -- wonder why we are hated?

Southern California Journalism Award: Online Column/Commentary/Criticism

Israel and Iran Talk Tough

Jul 11, 2008
Israel and Iran appear to be locked in a dangerous round of ¿Quién es más macho? On Thursday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak responded to Iran's new displays of military prowess -- this week's missile tests -- by declaring that Israel is ready for action should Iran push the direct-threat level any higher.