Tag Archives: Middle East Politics

Those Who Don’t Fear the Lobby, by Craig Wood

“…Jews worried privately about blowback or even losing their jobs if they openly complained about Israeli injustice.”

10 Reasons Why the Israel Lobby AIPAC is so Dangerous

10 Reasons Why the Israel Lobby AIPAC is so Dangerous AIPAC undermines American support for democracy movements in the Arab world. barackobama.ir    March 5, 2012 opednews.com–The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is one of the most powerful lobby organizations in the country. AIPAC’s clout helps fuel a never-ending cycle of violence in the Middle […]

Demonizing Gunter Grass

Demonizing Gunter Grass  By Robert Parry   April 10, 2012   ConsortiumNews Exclusive: German poet Gunter Grass is under withering attack for writing a poem that urges Germany to stop supplying nuclear submarines to Israel, objects to Israel’s threat of war against Iran and suggests both countries accept nuclear inspectors. That last idea has opened Grass to charges […]

Iraq withdrawal: How many US troops will remain?> CSM

Iraq withdrawal: How many US troops will remain? The Obama administration is considering a plan to leave about 3,000 support troops behind at the end of the year, if Iraqis agree. But reports suggest that the Pentagon is angling for more. By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer / September 7, 2011   Christian Science Monitor US Army soldiers confer […]