The once unthinkable is now thinkable, such as formally annexing large sections of the West Bank, including “Area C” where up to 300,000 Palestinians live.
“These lessons are pretty obvious, but they don’t seem to be learned,” he goes on, “particularly by the sort of political elite, above all in Washington.”
"A war with Iran would see it use its Chinese-supplied anti-ship missiles, mines and coastal artillery to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, which is the corridor for 20% of the world’s oil supply. Oil prices would double, perhaps triple, devastating the global economy."
The drive to build nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia is led by the half-wit son-in-law of the president, Jared Kushner, who met Tuesday with Salman in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, to discuss “ways to improve the condition of the entire region through economic investment,” according to the White House.
Is Israeli a democracy? An in-depth look at the current situation in Israel and Palestine by a Palestinian journalist, leader, and member of the Israeli Knesset.
I think that this is what this attack has shown, is that while most of the political and militant leadership of the Palestinians has been assassinated in the last century, or is imprisoned, even though there isn't a way for Palestinians to actually unite because they're divided in bantustans all over the West Bank, in Gaza, and all over Israel, even though they are separated by a complex matrix of control of IDs and live under extreme discrimination inside of Israel, they will still continue to resist until they have freedom.
Bromwich: Those people [neo-cons] have never recognized that they were wrong. Some put the blame on President Bush or his viceroy in Baghdad, the administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority, L. Paul Bremer, for mismanaging the occupation that followed the invasion; others continue to nurse the fantastic theory that Saddam Hussein really was in possession of nuclear weapons
Cohn: The United States continues to support Israel by sending it $3 billion per year in military aid, even when Israel attacks Gaza with overwhelming firepower, as it did in the summer of 2014, killing 2,100 Palestinians (mostly civilians). Sixty-six Israeli soldiers and seven civilians were killed.
▶ Greater Republica: Animator Mark Fiore weighs in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign stunt
Animator Mark Fiore weighs in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign stunt, or rather, speech before the U.S. Congress. Watch the animation and read Fiore's ideas below. By Mark Fiore truthdig.com March 5, 2015 https://vimeo.com/121319069 Click on the white type in the blue background to watch the video: "Watch on Vimeo." More