Flashpoints – November 13, 2006

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The United States vetoes a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel for its obscene attacks against Palestinians in the Gaza strip, we’ll speak with Ali Abunimah about what that means for Palestinians under continuous siege; also, Veteran for Peace and independent journalist Mike Ferner describes life in US-occupied Iraq and stories he encountered that the US corporate press willfully ignored; And the Block Report focuses on the cases of political prisoners Hugo Pinell, Aaron Patterson, Herman Wallace and Mumia abu-Jamal.