Richard Falk: The US as Israel’s servant

Prime Minister Netanyahu Congratulates President Obama

by Richard Falk and Akbar Ganji In Part I of this article we described the reasons as to why Israel has become an outlaw state and discuss US support for Israel and its consequences. The US as Israel's servant The United States has supported Israel without reservations since its founding in 1948. … [Read more...]

Western Leaders Support Israeli Genocide

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By Stephen Lendman Longstanding US-led Western support lets Israel get away with genocidal mass murder and destruction. More on this below. Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the latest example of well planned, premeditated Israeli aggression on Palestine. It has nothing to do with Hamas rocket … [Read more...]

Why #GazaUnderAttack ceasefire talks collapsed?

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Failure in Cairo by Stephen Lendman It didn't surprise. Failure was inevitable. Talks were dead on arrival. Israeli policy is hardline. It's all take and no give. Rogue terror states operate this way. Israel is one of the worst. It's a democracy in name only. It treats Palestinians like … [Read more...]

And Then, There is Israel

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Israel shows little regard for International Law and yet insists on being blessed and excused by the world. By Thomas Are The only way the world can work, as smaller nations and groups gain power, is for all people in power to agree on some rules of conduct. We live in a day when almost anyone; … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: Israel’s Pinochet

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by Stephen Lendman Chileans old enough to remember won't ever forget September 11, 1973. A "Caravan of Death" followed Pinochet's power grab. It included mass arrests, disappearances, torture and murder. All suspected regime opponents were targeted. Victims were buried in unmarked graves. Some were … [Read more...]

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

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Dear Mr. President, This open letter was inspired by a friend of mine who suggested that you should be urged to resign rather than remain a prisoner of the majority in Congress who take their orders from the Zionist lobby and its so-called Christian evangelical allies and who by doing so are betraying … [Read more...]

The failures of Abbas leadership

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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?

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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

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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

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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!

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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...]