As the 2016 primary season is shifting into gear, yesterday’s primary in New Hampshire seemed to flip the status quo upside down, demonstrating stark divisions within both the Republican and Democratic parties. After being deemed a “loser” for coming in second place in Iowa, Donald Trump won the New Hampshire Republican...
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Silencing Critics of Israel
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Israel doesn't accept criticism. In fact, whether from friend or foe, even mild criticism is viewed as an existential threat prompting Israeli officials to unleash a torrent of abuse in an effort to silence and/or punish critics. And given new initiatives being rolled out in Israel and here is the US, by Congress and some state legislatures, this effort to silence critics is endangering free speech and the search for peace.
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