Netanyahu had noted “rightly, that Israel’s intelligence agencies are superb”. They are not. Israel’s intelligence on Lebanon has been pitiful for two decades, and it was these same “agencies” who assured Powell back in 2003 that Iraq did indeed have weapons of mass destruction. Later, we somehow forgot that little bit of false Israeli “intelligence” input.
So once again, Israel has opened the gates of hell to the Palestinians. Forty civilian refugees dead in a United Nations school, three more in another. Not bad for a night’s work in Gaza by the army that believes in “purity of arms”. But why should we be surprised? Have we forgotten the 17,500 dead… Read More »
Robert Fisk – Published: 25 August 2007 [...] But – here we go. I am increasingly troubled at the inconsistencies in the official narrative of 9/11. It’s not just the obvious non sequiturs: where are the aircraft parts (engines, etc) from the attack on the Pentagon? Why have the officials involved in the United 93… Read More »
06/27/06 “The Independent” — – Qlaya, Southern Lebanon — Is it possible – is it conceivable – that Israel is losing its war in Lebanon? From this hill village in the south of the country, I am watching the clouds of brown and black smoke rising from its latest disaster in the Lebanese town of… Read More »
Originally published in The Independent In an age when Lord Blair of Kut al-Amara can identify ï¿½evil ideologiesï¿½ and al-Qaï¿½ida can call the suicide bombing of 156 Iraqi Shias ï¿½good newsï¿½ for the ï¿½nation of Islamï¿½, thank heaven for our readers, in particular John Shepherd, principal lecturer in religious studies at St Martinï¿½s College, Lancaster…. Read More »