Did the KGB – who killed off one of their own ex-agents in just such a way – supply the stuff to Palestinians who hated Yasser Arafat, or to Israelis? Would the Israelis, who of course deny any involvement, try to liquidate the man with poison in order to avoid killing him publicly?
About Robert FiskRobert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut. Fisk is the author of many books on the region, including The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East.
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Robert Fisk: One of Israel’s great leftist warriors wants peace with Hamas and Gaza – but does the Knesset?
PLO and Hamas want peace, but Israel want a Jewish state from the Mediterranean to the Jordan river, then what they are doing makes sense up to a point.
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.
Has Al-Qaeda – defeated by the Arab revolutionaries who demanded dignity rather than a Bin Laden Caliphate across the Middle East – now decided to cash in on populist grievances to advance their Islamist cause?
Gunfire in the suburbs – and hunger and rumour in the capital as thousands race for last tickets out of a city sinking into anarchy.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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