Massive Israeli Airstrikes on Latakia, Syria

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Mideast Discourse, December 28, 2021 Israel repeatedly strikes civilian targets in Syria, but it doesn’t even make the news over here.  Israel murders and imprisons hundreds of Palestinians every year, but it  is business as usual.  Israel illegally sabotages Iranian electrical plants and nuclear facilities, murders Iranian diplomats, scientists and others, and we applaud their[…]

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Israel Is Hell-Bent on Sabotaging US Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

by Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin, December 12, 2021 We should not forget that Iran has long advocated for a ‘nuclear free’ Middle East.   However, barring that, they have no choice but to protect themselves from what is clearly an open and aggressive attack by Israel. [jb] After a 5-month hiatus, indirect negotiations between the U.S. and Iran resumed last[…]

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Restricting US Military Aid to Israel

by Nadya Tannous, published on Consortium News, September 15, 2021 The Unity Intifada, which erupted following the Israeli regime’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, its attack on worshipers in the Aqsa mosque complex, and its vicious assault on Gaza in May, garnered Palestinians unprecedented support from activists and policymakers across the world, and even in the halls of Capitol Hill. This dramatic shift in[…]

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Bill to Give Israel Billions of Dollars Passes House, Now on to Senate

by Alison Weir, published on Israel/Palestine News, August 1, 2021 While US Citizens go homeless and hungry, Israel receives billions from our government. This bill passed while the eviction moratorium was dropped and then only partially resuscitated  the day before members of congress went on vacation.  US citizens can fend for themselves while Israelis are well supported.    [jb] A[…]

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The Power of Ice Cream

by Patrick Lawrence, published on Consortium News, July 26, 2021 A few years ago I read an article that said Anti-BDS legislation was going to be brought forward in New York State.  I called my local Assemblyman, a Republican named Mark Johns.  The aide who answered the phone was unimpressed with my concerns but 5 minutes later, Mark called me[…]

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At London Israel Demo, Calls to “Burn” Palestinian Villages

by Asa Winstanley, published on Electronic Intifada, June 1, 2021 The original article has numerous links and tweets containing videos and other supporting information.  To see them click the link above.   I just want to establish here that this is happening and Asa Winstanley’s bold reporting definitely does that. [jb] Britain’s leading pro-Israel groups have come under fire after their[…]

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Antisemitism’s Misdirection: Who Gets Hurt?

by Ira Glunts, published on Counterpunch, June 3, 2021 The article by Max Blumenthal linked below gives detailed examples and analysis. [jb] Unfounded or unconfirmed charges of antisemitism made by US pro-Israel organizations which are then parroted by the pro-Zionist US mainstream press, always increase when Israeli actions become so hideous they shame even some of its most dedicated supporters.[…]

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