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Six Interviews on the current crisis in the Middle East focusing on the Palestine Occupation and Lebanon Israel conflict.
Produced by George Cadman host the radio talk show "Peace Talks" on Free Radio Santa Cruz on Sundays from 3 to 6 pm PST.

FRSC broadcasts at 101.1 fm and streams at

1- Interview with Phyllis Bennis fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies on the recent Lebanon, Palestine, Israel Conflict on 07-16-06
Phyllis Bennis is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of the book "Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy U.S. Power." She recently issued talking points on the crisis:
2- Interview with George Joffe on Middle East Conflict
George Joffe is with the Center of International Studies at CambridgeUniversity and he specializes in the Middle East and North Africa Interview took place on07-15-2006
3- nterview with Omar Karmi on the begining of the recent Gaza attack interview took place on 07-16-2006
Omar Karmi is former managing editor of the Palestine Report. He is now Jerusalem correspondent for the Jordan Times and an editor of . He writes regularly for various newspapers and magazines, including Emirates Today (Dubai), Fact Magazine (Switzerland) and Global Knowledge Magazine (Norway). In his recent article for Middle East Report Online ( ), "Gaza in the Vise," he reports from Gaza.
4- Interview with Josh Ruebner on the current Palestine Israel conflict and U.S. support of Israel 07-16-06
Josh Ruebner is the grassroots advocacy coordinator of the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. He said recently, "Israel is using weapons supplied by the United States to target Palestinian and Lebanese
civilians and civilian infrastructure in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon in violation of the U.S. Arms Export Control Act and the Geneva Conventions." A document from the group gives a breakdown of such
attacks: <>.
5- Interview with Robert Blecher on the Palestine situation under the occupation of Israel.
Robert Blecher is a fellow at the Center for Human Rights at the University of Iowa and an editor of Middle East Report. His current project is a history of partition in Palestine and Israel. He regularly works as a consultant with a variety of international organizations in the Middle East, including International Crisis Group and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
6- Interview with Jamal Dajani of "MOSAIC: World News from the Middle East about recent media coverage of the current situation of Lebanon/Israel conflict. 07-16-06
Jamal Dajani is the producer of the television program on Link TV, "MOSAIC: World News from the Middle East," a half-hour program which provides a comprehensive look at both the narrative and pictures from the TV networks in the Mideast. They are currently featuring dramatic recent footage of the conflict in Israel and Lebanon. Dajani said recently, "From the footage that we're seeing, Israel isn't doing much of
anything to Hezbollah -- they're bombing civilians and the infrastructure in Lebanon."

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