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Jeremy R. Hammond
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Jeremy R. Hammond is an independent political analyst and a recipient of the Project Censored Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism. He is the founding editor of Foreign Policy Journal and the author of Ron Paul vs. Paul Krugman: Austrian vs. Keynesian economics in the financial crisis and The Rejection of Palestinian Self-Determination: The Struggle for Palestine and the Roots of the Israeli-Arab Conflict. His forthcoming book is on the contemporary U.S. role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Roger Cohen’s Racist Opposition to the Palestinian Right of Return

Roger Cohen’s Racist Opposition to the Palestinian Right of Return

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen this week made an openly racist argument against the Palestinian right of return, declaring his opposition to this goal of the BDS movement on…

US Policy Fueling Violence and Oppression in Egypt

US Policy Fueling Violence and Oppression in Egypt

US policy towards Egypt is helping to fuel the violence, oppression, and social upheaval that could spiral even more dangerously out of control.…

U.S. Policy Is To Prolong the Violence in Syria

U.S. Policy Is To Prolong the Violence in Syria

U.S. policy is to prolong the conflict and escalate the violence by backing the rebels enough to eventually coerce Assad into agreeing to step down, but not enough to assist…

As With Iraq, New York Times Propagates Demonstrable Lies About Syrian WMD

As With Iraq, New York Times Propagates Demonstrable Lies About Syrian WMD

Once again, it is evident that America’s “newspaper of record” is serving as a mouthpiece for the U.S. government.…

Syria and Lessons Unlearned from the U.S./NATO Bombing of Kosovo

Syria and Lessons Unlearned from the U.S./NATO Bombing of Kosovo

The case of the U.S./NATO bombing of Kosovo is indeed a useful model for Syria, if the right lesson is drawn from it.…

The Path to Peace Lies In Rejecting the ‘Peace Process’

The Path to Peace Lies In Rejecting the ‘Peace Process’

The Palestinian leadership must stop choosing that the Palestinians live as oppressed peoples. That will be the next step towards peace.…

Denying Fed’s Role in Housing Bubble, Paul Krugman Exposes His Intellectual Dishonesty

Denying Fed’s Role in Housing Bubble, Paul Krugman Exposes His Intellectual Dishonesty

In his latest column, Krugman asks, “Why have we been having so many bubbles?” His answer is instructive.…

Joe Nocera’s Epic Fail: Lamenting Deregulation of the Airline Industry

Joe Nocera’s Epic Fail: Lamenting Deregulation of the Airline Industry

Joe Nocera in his New York Times column last week railed against deregulation of the airline industry that occurred in 1978, pointing to its long-term consequences as an example of…

The Egyptian Military’s Massacres and the U.S. Government’s High ‘Threshold’ for Violence

The Egyptian Military’s Massacres and the U.S. Government’s High ‘Threshold’ for Violence

U.S. policy virtually guaranteed that the military would follow through on its threat by sending the clear message to the generals that if they did engage in yet another murderous…

The U.S.’s Policy of Supporting Israel’s Illegal Colonization of Palestinian Land

The U.S.’s Policy of Supporting Israel’s Illegal Colonization of Palestinian Land

The U.S. policy towards Israel's illegal colonization of the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, is rhetorically one of mild opposition but in deed of strong support.…

How the U.S. Supports Democracy in Egypt

How the U.S. Supports Democracy in Egypt

When the Obama administration announced on July 25 that it was free to violate U.S. law by continuing to finance the Egyptian military to the tune of $1.5 billion annually,…

Why John Kerry’s ‘Deal to Revive Mideast Talks’ Will Fail

Why John Kerry’s ‘Deal to Revive Mideast Talks’ Will Fail

The Palestinian leadership may have been tempted by the Obama administration’s bait, and may be nibbling at the hook, but the Palestinian people will not tolerate the P.A. negotiating away…

Krugman vs. Hazlitt on Minimum Wage: Who Is Really ‘Wrong About Everything’?

Krugman vs. Hazlitt on Minimum Wage: Who Is Really ‘Wrong About Everything’?

In his blog last week, Paul Krugman lambasted Austrian economist Henry Hazlitt, writing that “Hazlitt has been wrong about everything for more than 80 years” and acting bewildered that Hazlitt…

Israel: EU Moves against Illegal Settlements Threaten U.S.-Led ‘Peace Process’

Israel: EU Moves against Illegal Settlements Threaten U.S.-Led ‘Peace Process’

The European Union has proposed new guidelines for how it will do business with the state of Israel that will require any Israeli entity seeking funding or cooperation from the…

The Ever Louder Banging of Drums for War on Syria (to Send a Message to Iran)

The Ever Louder Banging of Drums for War on Syria (to Send a Message to Iran)

There has been a growing narrative in the media that it is necessary for the U.S. to act with a full-scale military intervention in Syria to topple the government of…

Israel’s Illegal Use of White Phosphorus During ‘Operation Cast Lead’

Israel’s Illegal Use of White Phosphorus During ‘Operation Cast Lead’

How the U.S. Media Tries to Cover Up Israeli War Crimes…

The Demonization of Richard Falk

The Demonization of Richard Falk

It is clear from the hysterical reactions to Mr. Falk’s commentary on the Boston bombings that his own sin is in speaking uncomfortable truths many Americans don’t want to hear…

The U.S. and Israel’s ‘Overreaction’ to Iran’s Nuclear Program: Another Mythical ‘Intelligence Failure’

The U.S. and Israel’s ‘Overreaction’ to Iran’s Nuclear Program: Another Mythical ‘Intelligence Failure’

Jacques E. C. Hymans urges that it is time for the U.S. and Israel to stop overreacting about Iran’s nuclear program, which might otherwise be a welcome departure from the…

The U.S.’s ‘Coercive Diplomacy’ with Iran and Lessons Unlearned from Iraq

The U.S.’s ‘Coercive Diplomacy’ with Iran and Lessons Unlearned from Iraq

The January/February issue of Foreign Affairs features an article titled "Getting to Yes With Iran: The Challenges of Coercive Diplomacy" by Robert Jervis.…

NYT Editors Whitewash Role of U.S. in Syrian Violence and Refugee Crisis

NYT Editors Whitewash Role of U.S. in Syrian Violence and Refugee Crisis

If more is required of Russia and China to assist the plight of refugees from the conflict in Syria, a great deal less, it would seem, is required of the…

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