Democracy Now! War & Peace Report - August 1

- Israel’s Cabinet Agrees to Expand Ground Attack
- Israel Breaks 48-Hour Halt to Air Strikes
- UN Human Rights Head Condemns Israeli Bombing of Qana
- Rescue Workers Recover Remains of 40 Lebanese Civilians
- Bint Jbeil “A Forsaken Panorama of Destruction and Devastation”
- Bush Dismisses "Stopping [the Attacks] For the Sake of Stopping”
- Report: U.S. Wants Israel to Attack Syria
- Lebanese Oil Spill Comparable to Exxon Valdez Disaster
- Cuba’s Fidel Castro Has Surgery, Temporarily Hands Over Power
- U.S. Aims to Install Pro-American Leader in Cuba
- Hundreds of Thousands of Protesters Camp Out in Mexico City
- Gen. Geoffrey Miller Awarded Distinguished Service Medal

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