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...]

Fascism Grips Israel

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Creeping fascism threatens Jews and non-Jews alike. So does the scourge of Zionism. It made Israel a killing machine. Palestinians bear the brunt of its barbarism. by Stephen Lendman Zeev Sternhell is an Israeli historian, political scientist and outspoken critic of emerging Israeli fascism. Signs reached a peak during Operation Protective Edge, he says. Democracy … [Read more...]

Pro-Israeli Security Council Gaza Resolution

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Long denied justice is nowhere in sight. The US/German/British/ French resolution assures keeping things this way. by Stephen Lendman On August 21, Washington joined Germany, Britain and France. They presented a largely one-sided Security Council resolution to end over six weeks of conflict. It's pro-Israeli. It's pro-Western. It's anti-Palestinian. It's more Gazan … [Read more...]

Investigating Gaza War Crimes

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by Stephen Lendman On August 11, Human Rights Council (HRC) President Baudelaire Ndong Ella announced the formation of an "independent, international commission of inquiry" into war crimes committed during Israel's Operation Protective Edge. International human rights law expert Professor William Schabas was appointed to chair a three-person panel. His special focus is … [Read more...]

Israelis slowly wake up to the Nakba

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As Israelis are faced with the realities of 1948, there is likely to be an ideological entrenchment. By Jonathan Cook - Sabbah Report § LUBYA, Israel - Palestinians are due to stage marches in both the occupied territories and Israel Thursday to commemorate the loss of their homeland 66 years ago – an event they call the Nakba, or “Catastrophe” – a little more than a … [Read more...]