Another No-Peace Ceasefire

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What goes around, comes around. It’s just a matter of time. Israel deplores peace. Its entire history reflects conflict. by Stephen Lendman Its premeditated aggression follows relative calm followed by ceasefires followed by more conflict. The pattern repeats with disturbing regularity. It's been this way for decades. It's no different this time. Believing … [Read more...]

Israel war crimes – ICC is not living up to its mandate

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By Dr Cesar Chelala The 1998 Rome Statute, the International Criminal Court’s founding charter, states that one of the critical ICC’s tasks is that “the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as a whole must not go unpunished”. However, under pressure from the US and the European Community, the ICC has avoided opening an investigation into alleged war … [Read more...]

Israel v. Palestine: MSM Unreported Truths

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by Stephen Lendman On Tuesday, Israel's Operation Protective Edge aggression entered day 51. Mass slaughter and destruction continue. MSM scoundrels largely lost interest. Killing Palestinians no longer matters. Justifiable outrage is absent. So-called halted US arms shipments to Israel two weeks ago was head fake deception. Deputy State Department spokeswoman Marie … [Read more...]

Gaza War Fringes: Israel Annuls British Law on Arabic Language

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While a Gaza War long-term ceasefire is being announced by all actors except Israel, the Knesset announced on August 26, 2014, a new law abolishing Arabic as an official language in Israel. Opportunist Occupier Without a Constitution limiting it, the Israeli Parliament can pass any law it wishes. A system of Basic Laws was designed by the Knesset to function as a … [Read more...]