Tag Archives: U.S. aid to Israel

▶ Israel vs Palestine – feat. DAM & Norman Finkelstein [RAP NEWS 24]

A quick look through satire at key issues re Palestine/Israel. Published on Apr 24, 2014 RAP NEWS 24: ISRAEL & PALESTINE [S02:E04]. Decades of failed peace talks have led nowhere; but do not lose hope just yet. Join Robert Foster as he attempts to host the first ever Middle East Peace Raps, using rhyme and reason to […]

Mel Gurtov, PeaceVoice: Political Will is the Obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian Peace

“One of the cardinal lessons of international conflict resolution is that two warring parties will not be interested in a peaceful settlement if they believe continuing to fight is worth more than negotiating.” By Mel Gurtov  PeaceVoice  August 5, 2014 John Kerry faced this truth as he struggled to broker something more meaningful in Gaza […]

David Swanson: If a Genocide Falls in the Forest

 Yes, how many times can a man turn his head Pretending he just doesn’t see? The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind The answer is blowin’ in the wind. By David Swanson  warisacrime.org  05 August 2014 There’s a wide and mysterious chasm between the stated intentions of the Israeli government as depicted by the U.S. […]

▶ Mads Gilbert: Gaza crisis is a ‘major defeat’ for humanity

 Al Arabiya   1 August 2014 Mads Gilbert, a Norwegian surgeon volunteering at a Gaza hospital, called the conflict a “major defeat for the development of humanity,” in an interview with Al Arabiya News Channel. Gilbert practices in Gaza’s al-Shifa’a Hospital, where he and Palestinian medical personnel have worked to save the lives of hundreds of […]

Chart: Inventory of weapons supplied to Israel by the United States

 Editor’s Note: The U.S. provides Israel $8.5 million* in military aid each day, while it gives the Palestinians $0** in military aid. An October 2013 Washington Report article “A Conservative Estimate of Total Direct U.S. Aid to Israel: $130 Billion,” by Shirl McArthur, puts the cumulative total even higher. According to this report, the Obama Administration gave […]

▶ Palestine Supporters Confront Sen Franken In Tense Phone Call

A video of the full conversation with Senator Al Franken and antiwar activists is included below. By  BILL SOREM  The Uptake  August 1, 2014     Palestine supporters in Minnesota got to directly vent their anger at Sen. Al Franken over his support for Israel in its conflict with Palestine. The Palestine supporters were part of a group […]

▶ Jon Snow makes heartfelt plea for the children of Gaza

The journalist and broadcaster recounts his time reporting from Gaza, and draws attention to the innocent lives lost during the conflict Telegraph  27 Jul 2014 Channel 4 broadcaster Jon Snow has spoken about his recent visit to Gaza, where he witnessed the harsh realities for many of the Palestinian children living in the strip. Subscribe […]