The failures of Abbas leadership

The failures of Abbas' leadership

Much of Hamas’ confidence comes from the Palestinian public, who see it standing up bravely for the national cause while Mahmoud Abbas plays the diplomatic supplicant. Shock and paralysis have taken hold of the political world in the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization, in … [Read more...]

Is UKIP the ‘white knight’ of British politics?

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or just another mercenary of the pro-Israel Lobby? 'Sir Nigel' rides forth.... By Stuart Littlewood - Sabbah Report § UKIP (UK Independence Party) is poised to cause an earthquake in British politics at the European elections on 22 May. The mainstream parties – Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats … [Read more...]

Is AIPAC Doomed?


Americans are becoming increasingly aware that Washington has no compelling reason to sacrifice its own interests to sustain the freedom for Israel to behave as it wishes By Philip Giraldi - Sabbah Report § The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference begins on March 2 and … [Read more...]

Paul Moss: I am an Englishman


By Paul Moss “LOVE OF OUR NATION/RELIGION” I am an Englishman! What does that statement conjure up in the minds of people of this World? I fear the true answer today! however when I was a child growing up I was surrounded in a fog of purported Righteousness! It seemed the notable adults in my Country had … [Read more...]

James M. Wall: The fate of human dignity is in our hands

Palestinian men, show them standing in line next to the “Security” wall surrounding Jerusalem during Ramadan.

Writing for both Newsweek and The Daily Beast, Peter Beinart used a surprising phrase to describe how President Obama plans to deal with the Israel/Palestine issue during his second term. Beinart took his clue from the “pro forma and bland” response the White House made after Israel’s defiant announcement … [Read more...]

Why Israel-Palestine Peace Process Failed

A picture shows a partial view of the Jewish settlement of Har Homa on the outskirts of mostly Arab east Jerusalem. (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty Images)

It’s unclear when it died, but it’s most definitely dead. The Israeli-Palestinian "peace process" was born with a fatal flaw, and its defects have been on full display in recent weeks as Israel conducted yet another war on Gaza, and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) sought—and won—upgraded status at … [Read more...]

Obama’s Presidency Through Palestinian Eyes

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People worldwide were very interested and following the 2012 American election believing that their future would, somehow, be affected by the foreign policies of the new American President. Only the Palestinian people were totally apathetic to the election. They believe that the American stance toward the … [Read more...]

Impeach Abbas, Now!

Abbas: A Happy Palestinian Refugee who lives in Ramallah - Occupied Palestine

Still Weeping for Gaza Exactly five years ago I was in Gaza to see the situation for myself. That was before the murderous blitzkrieg they called Operation Cast Lead, but Israel's crimes against humanity were already piled high. When I got home memories of the visit so haunted me that I sat down and wrote … [Read more...]

Sham Israeli Knesset Elections


On November 6, America's sham process occurs. On January 22, Israelis face the same Hobson's choice. Real choice is excluded from both ballots. Democracy is hypocrisy in both countries. Congress recessed until post-election. Israel's Knesset just adjourned. On October 16, Haaretz headlined "As Knesset ends … [Read more...]

Don’t Vote For Evil

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A Case for Abstention in the US Presidential Election Back during the George W. Bush neocon regime, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela in his UN speech summed up George W. Bush for the world. I am quoting Chavez from memory, not verbatim. "Yesterday standing at this same podium was Satan himself, speaking … [Read more...]

Mitt Romney: Informative Lies?


The Liar's Master Class in Mitt Romney By Lawrence Davidson | Sabbah Report: Earning a Place in the Eighth Rung of Hell Mitt Romney might be the most brazen political liar since James Polk. Polk, who was the 11th U.S. president (1845-1849), lied through his teeth-to … [Read more...]

The Palestine Romney (and Obama) doesn’t know

The Palestine Romney Doesn't Know

By Zahi Khouri | Sabbah Report: I am a proud American. I am a hardworking businessman and job creator. I am a faithful Christian. And I am Palestinian. Much as my multiple identities might drive Mitt Romney to head scratching, it is he who needs a lesson in, to borrow … [Read more...]

How Do You Take Your Poison?

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by Chris Hedges | Sabbah Report: We will all swallow our cup of corporate poison. We can take it from nurse Romney, who will tell us not to whine and play the victim, or we can take it from nurse Obama, who will assure us that this hurts him even more than it hurts us, but one way or another … [Read more...]

America’s War for Global Domination

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Editor's note: The following is the background text of Michel Chossudovsky's public lecture at the Society for the Defense of Civil Rights and Human Dignity (GBM), Berlin, 10-11 December, 2003 and Humboldt University, Berlin, 12 December 2003. On Human Rights Day, 10 December 2003, Michel Chossudovsky was … [Read more...]

In America Today Peace is For Sissies

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An Interview With Paul Craig Roberts on Torture World Without Torture: The Responsibilities of the West by NILANTHA ILANGAMUWA Dr. Paul Craig Roberts was educated at Georgia Tech, the University of Virginia, the University of California, Berkeley, and Oxford University where he was a member of … [Read more...]

What To Expect, When You’re Expecting War

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By Paul Rosenberg It looks like war is is coming upon us once again. Aside from the recent eruptions in the Far East and Middle East, I say this because of three basic observations: The financial problems of the major governments are not going away; rather, they are getting worse. That leaves the … [Read more...]

What “Undivided Jerusalem” Is Really About

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At the recent Democratic National Convention, the party platform being adopted was slightly different from the 2008 version when it came to Israel and Palestine. A sentence, with boilerplate language on the status of Jerusalem, had disappeared. Then hilarity ensued. A party that has been under attack … [Read more...]

Liberalism’s old world order

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By John Pilger * What is the world's most powerful and violent "ism"? The question will summon the usual demons such as Islamism, now that communism has left the stage. The answer, wrote Harold Pinter, is only "superficially recorded, let alone documented, let alone acknowledged", because only one ideology … [Read more...]