Will the US Also Deny Visas to Israel’s Spies?

Arnon Milchan, with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ premiere in 2005

The new policy to block visas for U.N. ambassadors who engaged in espionage By Grant Smith - Sabbah Report § The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is celebrating President Barack Obama’s decision to deny a visa to Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations. AIPAC declared “The very fact that … [Read more...]

Israel Hypes Nonexistent Iranian Threat

He's way over-the-top. He's his own worst enemy. His bullying/bluster offends. He repeats one Big Lie after another. It's habitual.

He's way over-the-top. He's his own worst enemy. His bullying/bluster offends. He repeats one Big Lie after another. It's habitual. By Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report § On Thursday, Israeli Lt. Col. Peter Lerner lied. He claimed Israeli naval forces intercepted an Iranian arms vessel. It was … [Read more...]

Putin’s Ukraine adventure a gift to Netanyahu

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Netanyahu has gained some months or years without any movement toward peace, and in the meantime can continue with the occupation and build settlements at a frantic pace By Uri Avnery - Sabbah Report § Binyamin Netanyahu is very good at making speeches, especially to Jews, neocons and such, who jump … [Read more...]

AIPAC and Friends Explain Themselves

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With a little help from the Gray Lady - The New York Times By Philip Giraldi - Sabbah Report § It is perhaps a sign of the weakening of the Israel Lobby after three significant defeats over the Chuck Hagel confirmation, bombing Syria and imposing new sanctions on Iran that the American Israel Public … [Read more...]

Israel must give up its worst-kept secret: The Bomb

The not so secret Dimona nuclear plant in Israel is a taboo subject (image by [AFP])

Experts offer a solution to end the nuclear threat across the Middle East. By Neve Gordon Across the globe, headlines pronounced that a "breakthrough agreement" had been reached in Geneva. Iran's atomic ambitions had been curbed in exchange for limited sanctions relief, thus deflating the … [Read more...]

WHO ARE THE TERRORISTS?

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By Paul Balles When Helen Thomas told a Rabbi that the Jews should go back to where they came from, he asked where that would be. Her response was as honest and appropriate as it was direct: "Poland, Germany, America..." For that she lost her job as the best White House reporter America has had. Her … [Read more...]

Palestinians Lose Again

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Obama Can’t Do Multitasking Though the President of the United States is responsible for the management of the nation’s foreign policy he hardly has a free hand. Congress has increasingly been playing a role utilizing its power to legislate and also its control over the federal budget while various … [Read more...]

Zionism versus Diplomacy and Peace

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Moderate Iran Iran’s new and more moderate President Hassan Rouhani came to the United Nations at the end of September. Amidst numerous interviews and diplomatic discussions, his message was clear: no, Iran will not give up its legal right to enrich uranium and no, Iran will not develop nuclear weapons. … [Read more...]

AIPAC Conference Promotes War – by Stephen Lendman

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On March 3, AIPAC's 2013 conference began. It "Celebrat(es) 65 Years of Friendship." It's nothing to be admired. It supports war, occupation, exploitation and dominance. It deplores peace, equity and justice. It's contemptuous of fundamental human rights. It believes Jews are God's chosen people. It … [Read more...]

Dr. Elias Akleh: American Nuclear Hypocrisy

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Hypocrisy is the most prominent characteristic of the successive American administrations. The observer could easily detect this hypocrisy when it comes to administration’s policies towards the Middle Eastern countries generally and towards the Palestinians specifically. One of the administration’s latest … [Read more...]

Andrew Levine: Netanyahu Gives Obama His Comeuppance

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Grand Bargains Are No Match for Aircraft and Drones By Andrew Levine Pity the reporters and editors of the "quality press" and their NPR counterparts who must struggle to reinforce one of conventional wisdom's more preposterous tenets: that Israel has to massacre Gazans every now and then to protect its … [Read more...]