Peace Through Weapons Sales

by Ariel Gold, published on Mondowweiss, September 9, 2020 Next week, on September 15, Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan for a ceremonial signing of the Israel-United Arab Emirates deal to normalize relations between the two countries. Termed the Abraham Accord, the deal has been condemned by many[…]

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Annexation is Going Forward

by Philip Weiss, published on Mondoweiss, July 6, 2020 The fact that Israel didn’t move forward on annexation on July 1 is no basis for hope. The country is determined to do so, annexation will inevitably mean uprooting Palestinians and moving them to shanty towns, and none of the vaunted opposition to Israeli plans, from Democratic Party progressives to Europe,[…]

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Latin American Leaders Support Call for Sanctions on Israel

Statement by the Palestinian BDS National Committee Ex-Presidents Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva, Evo Morales, José Mujica, Rafael Correa among 320 public figures supporting Palestinian call for sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheid. July 3, 2020 – Former Latin American Presidents Dilma Rousseff (Brazil), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Ernesto Samper (Colombia), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), José Mujica[…]

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COVID-19: The Zionist Underpinnings of Israel’s Violent Crackdown on Haredi Jews

by Miko Peled, published in Mintpress News, April 9, 2020 In a conversation I had with Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro for an upcoming episode of the Miko Peled Podcast, Rabbi Shapiro referred to Jewish Zionists as “idol worshipers.” “They did not get these values, of loving their guns and stealing Palestinian land, from Judaism,” he said. He explained that Jewish people[…]

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Why Trump Can’t Save Israel

by Tim Anderson, Published on the American Herald Tribune, January 29, 2020 Despite Trump’s apparent show of strength in the cynical ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan, he is actually helping Netanyahu destroy Israel, the European colony in Palestine. Palestinian envoy to Britain Husam Zomlot said the announcement was a “piece of political theatre” and will push the situation “over the cliff[…]

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Netanyahu and Trump Must Learn the Lessons of Apartheid South Africa

by Ronnie Kasrils, published on Middle East Eye, February 24, 2020 To South Africans, US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, handed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a silver platter, looks like the clone of an apartheid state. Hendrik Verwoerd, the former South African prime minister and architect of apartheid, stated as far back as 1961: “The[…]

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What is the Trump/Kushner “Peace Plan” for Israel and Palestine?

by François Dubuisson, published on Mondoweiss, January 31, 2020 Trump ‘Plan’ would create a fictitious Palestinian state devoid of rights under international law After being announced shortly after Donald Trump took office in 2017, the “Plan” (modestly called “the Vision”) supposed to put an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was made public on January 28th. It is therefore now possible to[…]

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