Monthly Archives: December 2006

Arab Prof Decries Violence

Clash of Islamic Sects is a Reality http://www.gulfnews.com/opinion/columns/region/10091932.html 12/24/2006 11:22 PM | Dr. Abdul Khaleq Abdullah, Special to Gulf News The sectarian conflagration witnessed in the Islamic world today confirms the fact that there is nothing worse than the clash … Continue reading

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Apartheid Countries?

 The Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development NISPED to train South African Leaders Worldwide, December 20, 2006 Paths to Development: the Israeli Experience – a Program for South African Leaders in the Public and Private sector This fall, … Continue reading

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Stop Pressuring Israel

Picture Imperfect Serious policymakers must get serious about the prospect for peace in the Mideast. By Emanuele Ottolenghi, National Review Online, December 20, 2006   Would anyone argue today that the best way to stabilize the Balkans is reviving the … Continue reading

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Carter Gets Award

Jimmy Carter Wins Fifth Hokum!  By William S. Smith, December 21, 2006 HOLLYWOOD (SatireNewsService) — The Academy of World Political Humor Arts and Letters (AWPHAL) today awarded comedian Jimmy (James Earl) Carter the 2006 Hokum as the year’s finest political … Continue reading

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Computer Assisted Rehabilitation

In Israel, virtual-reality systems help with disability rehabilitation By Steven Stanek, Israel 21C,   December 20, 2006 On most days, a tumor on Zvulun Muola’s spinal cord keeps him confined to a wheelchair, but today he is standing on a small, … Continue reading

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Israelis Capture Terrorists

Israeli commando unit captures terrorist leaders. Special to CN Publications (The following story is fictitious; it is presented to stimulate thought and discussion) An Israeli commando unit went into Nablus to capture two known terrorist leaders.  However, since the terrorists … Continue reading

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Obesity and Bacteria

Fat people harbour ‘fat’ microbes Your gut bacteria may help to determine your holiday weight gain. By Helen Pearson, http://www.nature.com/, December 20, 2006 The obese are often blamed for their own corpulence. But perhaps, just perhaps, some of the blame … Continue reading

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Iraq Not Linked to Israel

Iraq Study Group is Wrong to Link Iraq to Israel By James A. Phillips, Heritage Foundation, December 19, 2006 Although the Iraq Study Group (ISG) report has been dubbed “the revenge of the realists,” it is unrealistic on two important … Continue reading

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