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Palestinian Leadership Still Asleep at the Wheel?

Palestinian leadership still asleep at the wheel? Empowered, emboldened… but what is the PLO doing with its new UN status? The Palestinian Embassy in London has just issued a press release under the heading “Pressing need to halt Israel’s illegal settlement colonization campaign via political, legal, and diplomatic means”. It complains about Israel’s “flagrant disrespect […]

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Murdering The Truth

Judging from the latest Israeli attacks on Gaza with its bombs and missiles, Palestinian journalists have been doing their best to get the news reported. Robert Hardman describes Gaza as one of the most desperate and dismal places on Earth…a place so poor that 80 percent of the population eat aid agency bread and the […]

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America’s Power Game: Iranian People Victims of US Economic Sanctions

Iran’s nuclear program seems to have reached a dead end. Iranian officials have politically invested a lot on the country’s nuclear program, which was initially set in motion 6 decades ago when President Dwight D. Eisenhower decided to help his close friend Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi construct the first nuclear reactors in Iran, and it […]

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Israel Denies Vanunu’s Right to Revoke Citizenship

After a 19-month wait, Mordechai Vanunu received the disappointing but not unexpected news from Interior Minister Eli Yishai, regarding his historic appeal seeking to revoke his Israeli citizenship. “Security officials continue to view Vanunu as a danger, adding the Supreme Court in the past has rejected requests from Vanunu to have his citizenship canceled, and […]

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Magazine Publisher Rejects Advertiser for Being ‘Anti-Israel’

The Empire Behind World’s Largest History Magazine Chain: How American History Magazine Censored Palestine By Alison Weir It all started out simply enough. The nonprofit Council for the National Interest, of which I am president, recently tried to buy an advertisement in American History magazine. The ad was to promote a new book by CNI’s founder, former […]

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No consequences (again) for Israel’s hateful conduct?

Civil society calls for trade sanctions but Hague says EU has ‘no enthusiasm’ Earlier this week, in a sham show of ‘get tough’ diplomacy, UK foreign minister Alistair Burt announced that the Israeli ambassador had been formally summoned to the Foreign Office following Israel’s decisions to build 3,000 new housing units in occupied East Jerusalem […]

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Mordechai Vanunu’s Response To UN Call on Israel to Open Dimona

In response to Monday’s U.N. General Assembly’s overwhelming support of a resolution calling on Israel to open up its nuclear facilitates for inspection Israel’s Nuclear whistle Blower, Mordechai Vanunu replied: Those who are controlling world History, Found themselves miscalculating world events! The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Israel to quickly […]

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Exodus 2013

Will Israel force a Palestinian Exodus? Safed, 1947 The device was useless. The mortar-variant improvised by the Mikveh Israel agricultural school had been provided to the Palmach troops in Safed and Jerusalem; it became the ultimate proof that Jewish farmers couldn’t be trusted. The odd device fired shrapnel enclosed within a grenade-like warhead; it was dreadfully inaccurate […]

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Israel: West Bank “Disputed Territory” not “Occupied Territory”

France and UK to recall their ambassadors in Tel Aviv The Unbearable Confusion of an Undeclared War  In the early hours of Monday, December 3, 2012, the dust raised by Israel’s latest diplomatic bombs didn’t allow to see the details clearly. Israel’s Vice Prime Minister Moshe Ya’alon told the settler Channel 7 that he is not aware […]

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The game is up for Israel ’s pimps and hirelings

Now that Palestine has its birth certificate… The game is up for Israel’s pimps and hirelings PLO executive member Hanan Ashrawi thanked the 138 UN General Assembly members that voted for Palestine’s upgrade to a non-member state, telling them: You have rescued the chances of peace by supporting the forces of reason and responsibility rather […]

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Palestine wins its ‘birth certificate’ by 138 – 9 with 41 abstaining

Abbas: Time to move forward – that is why we are here today The day before the United Nations vote on Palestine, UK foreign secretary William Hague was explaining his devious policy to Parliament. We support a negotiated settlement leading to a safe and secure Israel living alongside a viable and sovereign Palestinian state; based […]

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Arab Tea and Sympathy: Gaza, Jewry and The Right of Return

Today’s extremist Jew has three very real, equally grave, concerns: The international backlash over the fact that Israel did 9/11. The end of Rothschild’s fractional reserve, Fiat currency scam (i.e. paper money) and economic system of usury (i.e. money lending at high interest to incur massive debts on the borrower). The Palestinian right of return […]

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Did Britain try blackmail to cripple Palestinians’ UN bid?

Promise not to prosecute Israeli war criminals, not to go for full UN membership, not to seek justice but submit to rigged talks, and we’ll support you. Britain’s Foreign Office, on its website, states loudly and clearly: “The UK is committed to upholding international justice and all of our international obligations. Our core principle is clear. Those guilty […]

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Israeli Terror: The “Final Solution” to the Palestine Question

Introduction For the past forty-five years the state of Israel has been dispossessing millions of Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories, confiscating their lands, destroying homes, bulldozing orchards and setting-up ‘Jews-only’ colonial settlements serviced by highways, electrical systems and water works for the exclusive use of the settlers and occupying soldiers.  The process of Israeli territorial expansion […]

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Hamas: Weapons are being smuggled into Israel

The Hamas government in Gaza is charging that weapons are being smuggled into Israel. “We are doing our best to blockade Israel and prevent everything except low-nutrition food and minimal medical supplies from entering,” said spokesperson Jehad al-Muqawama “but regardless of our efforts, they are still getting dangerous weapons that are being used to attack […]

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An Apache named Rubin, his Turquoise Turtle and Thanksgivings

This Thanksgiving Day in the USA, I will be around the table with Marj, Michele and Family. The last time I saw Marj and Michele was while celebrating Lynn’s 50th and Marj’s 85th birthday at a weekend long beach house party. Marj’s son and Michele’s brother is married to Lynn, the oldest daughter of my […]

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Try Talking to Hamas

Turkish PM:  Israel is a terrorist state Over the years, I had the doubtful joy of speaking with Israeli Zionists belonging to the right and left sides of the political spectrum. Strikingly, the differences between them were not political in nature, but mainly an issue of style. Rightists were acidly sarcastic, while leftists were naively sarcastic. Both abused […]

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Operation Pillar of Cloud: Jewish Federations Raise $5 million for Victims

Within days of the Israeli attack on Gaza, code named Pillar of Cloud (Hebrew) and Pillar of Defense (English), the Jewish Federations of North America announced that they had raised an astonishing $5 million for the victims. When I told some of the victims that I was going to interview Ms. Goldie Reichstein, Chair of […]

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IDF on ‘Pillar of Defense’: Israel needs no justification to strike Hamas

Published on Nov 14, 2012 by RussiaToday Israel has launched a deadly military offensive against Gaza, with fighter jets and warships attacking the occupied territory. The operation began with the airstrike assassination of the military leader of Hamas. The Palestinian group pledged to open the gates of hell in retaliation. Israel Defense Force spokesperson Lt […]

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CRIF: décrire le sort palestinien = antisémitisme

« La Coalition pour un régime Israélien en France (CRIF[i]) déclare que toute représentation négative des conditions de vie palestinienne promeut l’antisémitisme et n’a aucun droit légitime d’être diffusé dans une république française du 21ième  siècle. » Voilà la réaction du président du CRIF, M. Richelieu Presque-Haï, à la chanson « Une vie de moins » qui décrit des […]

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Remembering LIBERTY this Veterans Day

On America’s election day in Florida’s new 5th District, 7,837 voters cast theirs for this author, reporter and candidate of conscience:  Eileen Fleming (NPA) – U.S. House District 5 That equates to 3% of voters. The republican, Tea-Party Christian Zionist LeaAnn Kolb received 69,650 votes and 186,788 cast their vote for two more years of […]

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Zionism on Trial in Turkey

Turkish Justice Pursues Israeli Commanders

This is a translation of an article originally written by Murat Şengül, Orhan Yurtsever, Bilge Eser, Ali Oktay, Mesut Er, Recai Kömür. The trial of four Israeli commanders charged for orchestrating a raid on the Mavi Marmara aid flotilla resulting in nine deaths commenced on Tuesday in Istanbul. During Tuesday’s hearing a father to one of the […]

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Obama “best is yet to come” confirmed by projections for 3012

Social scientists working with computer models have confirmed U.S. President Barack Obama’s election night statement that, “…for the United States of America, the best is yet to come.” According to Waistov Goudmonet, leader of the research team, “Our models indicate that after the U.S. recovers from transfer of its wealth to international tycoons, corporations and […]

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The Rebirth of the Stern Gang

All colonization, even the most restricted, must continue in defiance of the will of the native population. ~ from The Iron Wall (1923) by Ze’ev Jabotinsky On October 25, 2012, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman announced that their parties—Likud and Yisrael Beitenu (Israel is Our Home) respectively—will run […]

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FaceBook, Mordechai Vanunu: Wrapping it up and Moving On

In 2005, during my first of seven investigative journeys to both sides of the Wall in Israel Palestine, I began a series of interviews with Israel’s Nuclear Whistle, Mordechai Vanunu and arranged this interview conducted by MONKEY FIST PRODUCTIONS: WeAreWideAwake.org went online three weeks after that interview while I was in Berkley, California and you […]

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EU sustains illegal Israeli Settlements

EU drinking in the Last Chance Saloon, warns report

Peace or perpetual struggle in the Holy Land? The window of opportunity for peace between Israel and the Palestinians “is closing before our eyes”, warns a hard-hitting report by 22 well-known and highly regarded NGOs from nine EU member states and from Norway and Switzerland. Read report: Trading Away Peace These humanitarian, human rights and […]

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Presidential Debates

The coming U.S. elections have monopolized the attention of the American mainstream media and voters. Economic issues held sway over the first of two presidential debates, and foreign policy governed the second. According to the latest Gallup poll, Americans who watched the second presidential debate say Barack Obama did a better job than Mitt Romney, […]

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New Israeli Attack on Sudan

“And this also,” said Marlow suddenly, “has been one of the dark places of the earth.” from Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad on London as the epitome of Western Culture Far from the headlines a fully fledged war is taking place between Sudan and Israel. For years now, reports on Israeli attacks on Sudan […]

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Bus Advert Tells U.S. Congress: Don’t Support Hamas

 The Los Angeles-based Israel advocacy group Stand With Us has begun running bus advertisements in San Francisco asking the U.S. Congress not to support the Palestinian resistance group Hamas.  According to spokesperson Dr. Macho Harass, the level of Congressional support for Hamas has reached alarming levels. “This all started when the U.S. and Israel provided […]

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The shame of our brainwashed MPs

Agent Cameron’s now infamous dinner speech to Jewish fund-raisers, in which he pledged the British people’s support for the state of Israel and its criminal regime, drew many complaints. Among the objectors was Ted Clement-Evans, who wrote to some of Cameron’s lieutenants: It was shocking to read the PM’s speech at an annual dinner.  Shocking […]

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Response to ABC’s “Tick, Tick, Boom” and What’s with Jonathan Cook?


In  Iran – Tick, Tick, Boom!, ABC correspondent Trevor Bormann admits, “As well as killing some scientists and urging others to defect, the CIA and Mossad are making the working lives of Iranian nuclear scientists utterly miserable. “Israel has long recognized the power of nuclear know-how in this most volatile of regions and ruthlessly defends […]

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“The name of the game: erasing Palestine…”

The name of the game: erasing Palestine… ~Miko Peled Around the time my article “Who does ‘Agent Cameron’ work for?” appeared last week a Jewish lady, Elizabeth Morley, wrote to Mr Cameron scolding the prime minister for his shocking dinner speech to the United Jewish Israel Appeal http://www.number10.gov.uk/news/ujia/ . Agent Cameron told his Jewish audience: […]

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Dismantling Israeli Apartheid

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. ~Nelson Mandela Come on! How can you speak of Israeli Apartheid? We are not in the 1990s! This is what most Israelis will exclaim after seeing the title of this […]

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Lies, damn lies, and hasbara fiction (training given)

Now targeting young minds… Israel’s propagandists have a training manual that teaches the art of sugar-coating and downright lying so that gullible audiences will easily swallow their poison. Notice how everything Israelis dislikes, and everything that thwarts their lust for domination, is now labeled “Iranian-backed”. They’d have us all believe we are in mortal danger […]

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The NEW Fourth Estate’s Foreign Policy Questions To Presidential Candidates

The New Fourth Estate is comprised of Internet reporters who do not take orders from editors or paychecks from conglomerates. We seek the truth and report as a matter of public service. In a true democracy with a media dedicated to seeking and reporting the truth the presidential debates would include other parties and inquiries […]

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Fodder For Extremists

Four joint hosts of an MSNBC programme called Cycle decided to open a Pandora’s Box and discuss some of America’s problems in the Middle East. One of the participants attempted to draw a distinction between “extreme Muslims” and “moderate Muslims”, suggesting that viewers should make such a distinction. That was with the caveat, according to […]

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How al-Aqsa Mosque Became a Refugee from Jerusalem

Once upon a time, some people wanted to destroy al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. So the mosque asked its friends, “Will you help save al-Aqsa?”  We’re over a thousand years old and need your help. “Not us,” said the Palestinians still living in Jerusalem.  “We’re trying to keep our own houses and land.” “Not us,” said […]

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Here Comes Evil

By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. — Macbeth, iv.i.44 In a few weeks’ time, Americans will face the grim prospect of choosing a new government, either headed by the same president or by a new one. Why a grim prospect? Because the choice is between an aggressive war criminal and […]

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Interfaith dialogue is no answer to Israel ’s racist bullying

So the Albuquerque Episcopalians got jumpy and ‘disinvited’ the Friends of Sabeel who had booked their cathedral for a conference. Sabeel is an international peace movement which calls itself the Voice of Palestinian Christians. Why would one Christian group snub another? The excuse for turning away the conference was concocted by the Dean of the […]

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Vanunu Responds to Gunter Grass and My Question to SECURITY

The International Press and in particular the Israeli Media have been buzzing all weekend regarding a new poem by German writer and Nobel laureate Gunter Grass, in which he calls Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower, Mordechai Vanunu, a “paragon” “modern-day hero” and a “righteous man, who has remained loyal to his country the entire time.” Vanunu […]

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Dershowitz Breaks Mideast Deadlock, Promises to Fix

  The Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz announced September 25, 2012, that Harvard law professor and Israel advocate Alan Dershowitz had broken the deadlock between Israel and the Palestinian Authority with a revolutionary new plan for a settlement freeze.  Details of the plan, however, indicate that the deadlock will be easy to repair. Dershowitz is admired […]

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Blind Reading the Blind: Review of Beinart’s “Crisis of Zionism”

With apologies to those who are reading this as braille or audio, Beinart’s entire thesis depends upon overlooking the fact that Israel is a product of one of the great ethnic cleansing projects (or if you prefer, genocides) of its century. Beinart’s case is therefore that if the initial ethnic cleansing in 1948 was relatively […]

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