The parcel bomb plot: Al-Qaeda’s gift to Israel

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By Maidhc Ó Cathail * | Sabbah Report | While Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) may have claimed responsibility for the parcel bomb plot, it's worth considering how this latest Yemen-linked terror scare has been a gift to their avowed enemies. A mere two weeks before the discovery … [Read more...]

Al-Qaeda’s Suspect Humanitarianism

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By Maidhc Ó Cathail* | Sabbah Report | Is bin Laden’s concern for flood victims a ruse to destabilise Pakistan? We seek him here, we seek him there, Those Yankees seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven?—Is he in hell? That damned, elusive bin Laden If we are to believe the Associated … [Read more...]

The Next 9/11-Made in Israel?


By Maidhc Ó Cathail* | Sabbah Report | Citing the possibility of a terrorist organization getting hold of a nuclear weapon as the greatest threat to U.S. security, Barack Obama persuaded 46 other countries at the recent Nuclear Security Summit to agree to secure the world's loose nuclear … [Read more...]

Who’s Afraid of 9/11 Conspiracy Theories?


By Maidhc Ó Cathail* | Sabbah Report | "The lady doth protest too much, methinks." -Queen Gertrude, Hamlet. Whenever someone insists too strongly about something not being true, we tend to suspect that maybe it is. In their denials of involvement in 9/11, do Israel's apologists "protest … [Read more...]

Anti-Semitism: Zionism’s Indispensable Alibi

Operations Ezra & Nechemia: The Aliyah of Iraqi Jews

By Maidhc Ó Cathail* | Sabbah Report | Although Zionism typically represents itself as the solution to anti-Semitism, the truth is less flattering. In fact, hostility toward Jews is indispensable to the cause of Jewish nationalism. If anti-Semitism didn't exist, Zionists would have to invent … [Read more...]

Maidhc Ó Cathail – In Jon We Trust

The Daily Show - Dr. Mustafa Barghouti and Anna Baltzer with Jon Stewart

By Maidhc Ó Cathail | Sabbah Report | Appalled by the Bush administration's foreign policy, and feeling let down by a compliant news media, many young Americans turned to Jon Stewart's The Daily Show for some critical insight into what had gone so terribly wrong with their country, as well … [Read more...]

Israel’s European Lobby

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By Maidhc Ó Cathail | Sabbah Report | In their 2006 article "The Israel Lobby," John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt famously assert, "Other special-interest groups have managed to skew foreign policy, but no lobby has managed to divert it as far from what the national interest would suggest, … [Read more...]