War Talk, Peace Talk

War Talk, Peace Talk

Talk of war with Iran and peace in the Middle East are two sides of the same coin.

Will the Flotilla Attack Be Our “Kent State” Moment?

Will the Flotilla Attack Be Our “Kent State” Moment?

Israel’s attack on the unarmed flotilla last weekend could be a “Kent State moment.” When white middle-class students were gunned down on a college campus, it woke up a whole new segment of American society to police killings of minority students. Similarly, while the Israeli military has been killing Arab civilians for years, now that they have attacked European and American peace activists it has created a whole new dynamic.