The BDS movement explained – by Omar Barghouti

Palestinian protesters in a West Bank village throw stones towards Israeli troops during a weekly demonstration against Israel's controversial wall. (ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

In many media reports on the recent panel held at Brooklyn College on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel, BDS was subjected to relentless vilification and unfounded allegations. This was yet another ruthless campaign to demonize and shut down all criticism of Israel. Following … [Read more...]

AIPAC-Drafted US Aid to Israel Illegal

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by Grant Smith | Sabbah Report: www.sabbah.biz The Israel lobby's biggest and longest-running Washington boondoggles are the massive annual weapons and economic packages to Israel. Tightly coordinated campaign contributors (both individuals and political action committees) and the Israeli government's own … [Read more...]

Obama Ad Condemns Israel Aid Opponents

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By Stephen Zunes* An ad on my Facebook page from barackobama.com reads, "Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, and Newt Gingrich say they would start foreign aid to Israel at zero. Reject their extreme plan now!" This struck me as odd for two reasons: First, it is disingenuous and misleading. The actual position … [Read more...]

U.S. Tax Dollars Fueling Afghan Insurgency

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House Investigation: Private Contractors Paying Warlords, Criminals to Get Supplies to U.S. and NATO Bases By Lara Logan | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars are fuelling corruption in Afghanistan and funding the insurgency, according to a six-month investigation by the … [Read more...]

Israel and Aid

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By Ralph Nader* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz On July 10, 1996, at a Joint Session of the United States Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a standing ovation for these words: "With America's help, Israel has grown to be a powerful, modern state. ...But I believe there can be no … [Read more...]