You can’t be taken seriously in Washington unless you supported the Iraq disaster. The rule still holds: NPR lauds Ken Pollack
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That was then, this is now, the Netanyahu edition: When it comes to trying to bully the United States into setting “red lines” or even perhaps initiating a war of aggression, Benjamin Netanyahu has stuck to the same script for a decade now.
Our fundraiser just ended (thank you!), but you can still get a copy of Moshe Machover’s exciting and challenging new book, “Israelis and Palestinians: Conflict and Resolution”, by donating $60 by the end of July. Phil interviews Machover on the book, reflections on his 40 years as a socialist intellectual and activist, and what he sees for the future of the Middle East.
What will Jewish mean if there is no Jewish state?
David Sanger’s vaguenesses. He says Stuxnet wiped out centrifuges, then admits we have no idea what damage it caused. Oh and we’re having a covert war with North Korea
To have a foreign-policy career in D.C., you have to be pro-war
Jeffrey Goldberg covered up for a prison beating when he was an Israeli prison guard and spoke of himself as an Israeli in subsequent writings
Palestinian villagers demand Guinness entry for demolition record Residents of an Arab village in Israel demanded entry into Guinness World Records for breaking a record in the number of demolitions carried out by Israeli authorities. The Bedouin village of al-Araqeeb, whose population is estimated at 500, is located in the Negev in southern Israel and […]
Ethnic Cleansing / Land and Resource Theft & Destruction / Refugees & Occupation Israel admits it revoked residency rights of quarter million Palestinians since 1967 Many of those prevented from returning were students or young professionals, working aboard to support their families. http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/israel-admits-it-revoked-residency-rights-of-quarter-million-palestinians-since-1967-1.435778 Israeli MK, AIPAC behind Senate bid to cut total number of Palestinian […]
Cable networks were afraid that critics of the Iraq war would be “un-American,” so they fostered the interventionist mood
What more do you need to understand about the situation in Palestine?
WAFA: The Israeli authorities Tuesday forced four Palestinian families to demolish with their own hands their homes in Wadi al-Maleh area in the northern part of the occupied Jordan Valley as a prelude to evacuate the area from its Palestinian residents, according to a local activist.
Land Theft & Destruction / Restriction of Movement / Refugees Settlers burn down ancient tree in Hebron HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers set fire to a 1,000-year-old olive tree in central Hebron overnight Friday, witnesses said. Local activist Issa Amro said the group then hurled stones at a community center in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood on […]
Wisecracking Rumsfeld tries to sound like a man of peace on Charlie Rose
A Silwan Story: Palestinian Child Arrested, Abused by Israeli Authorities and Barred From Finishing 9th Grade
Land / Property and Resource Theft / Ethnic Cleansing / Restriction of Movement Israeli gov’t funds new settlement project Ramallah, May 29 (Petra) — Israel’s municipality of Jerusalem and the Ministry of Tourism will jointly earmark more than $4 million to fund a new settlement project in the Arab neighborhood of Silwan in occupied East […]
Why are no establishment liberal institutions taking strong antiwar positions, as they did during the Vietnam era?
Ethnic Cleansing / Land Theft & Destruction / Occupation & Apartheid / Exile & Restriction of Movement / Refugees Report: Israel issued 13,000 demolition orders against Palestinian real estate Haaretz newspaper said the Israeli civil administration issued 13,000 demolition warnings against Palestinians accused of unlicensed construction in Area C of the West Bank. http://www.palestine-info.co.uk/En/default.aspx?xyz=U6Qq7k%2bcOd87MDI46m9rUxJEpMO%2bi1s7Eu43rMUAJ3H7r%2fcmgdFdFbbgAifQJznSvjjvVsnML115T%2bs7Sp5i3RVHhPHgERo3HZJQfIzIxCe3EhXa4SQEGymhqNGhIqTMVA7VtqSzwCY%3d In […]
Senate fight today over Palestinian ‘refugees’ Thirty U.S. senators will vote today over whether there really are 5 million Palestinian “refugees” or just around 30,000 — a hot-button issue that has already become the subject of a vigorous international debate involving Israel and its Arab neighbors. When the Senate Appropriations Committee takes up the fiscal 2013 State […]
George Bush brings up neocons in his memoir only to show how they gave bad advice on Iraq war
Detainees and Other Prisoner News Palestinians arrest 10 Islamic Jihad members Palestinian security forces arrested 10 members of the Islamic Jihad in the Jenin refugee camp on Monday, a local leader of the radical movement said. http://news.yahoo.com/palestinians-arrest-10-islamic-jihad-members-072842106.html Islamic Jihad holds PA security responsible for assaults on its cadres The Islamic Jihad said that the PA […]
Republican Party boss Bill Kristol is treated like royalty on the Upper West Side in a “communal” Jewish conversation
Eight Palestinian farmers are injured in an unprovoked attack
News and headlines from Nakba Day, 2012.
Rachel Maddow’s foreign policy speech and Ari Berman’s piece on Romney’s neocons both fail to mention the Israel lobby as a source of American foreign policy ideas