The Israel lobby has a tight grip on even the most prestigious American news outlets, and will continue to, as long as journalists and politicians refuse to speak the truth openly.
Dan Cohen reports in EI on the role & beliefs of Jewish extremists in the Jerusalem crisis: ‘if Muslims and Christians surrender and say from now on, there is no more Christianity and no more Islam, and the mosques and Christian spires come down, then they would be allowed to live. “If not,” he warned, “you kill all of their males by sword. You leave only the women.”
Since 2002 there have been hundreds of all-expenses-paid trips to Israel including officers from every major American city as well as state and local police departments. Some have been sponsored by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA). The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has also been directly funding trips since 2008…
Israel is well-known for its potent U.S. lobby that not only influences Congress and the mainstream media but intimidates Americans who dare criticize its policies toward the Palestinians, as Dennis J Bernstein describes.
Food shortages from the ten-year-old siege force Gaza residents to rely on aid from WAFA, Palestinian News and Info Agency JERUSALEM, July 24, 2017 (WAFA) – The Gaza Strip is suffering from a humanitarian crisis, epitomized by cyclic violence and destruction, the chronic fuel and water crises and the glaring absence of any sustainable socio-economic…
After extensive protests over the use of metal detectors at the Haram al Sharif, Israel is considering instead ‘chutes,’ complemented by surveillance cameras.
State Department finds Israel a ‘driver of violence’ – Israel partisans furious, demand Tillerson resign
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is under attack for a recent State Department report. While the report is extremely Israel-centric, Israel partisans call it ‘antisemitic and biased’ for two sentences near the end. Israelists have long opposed Tillerson…
Israeli police stormed a Palestinian hospital twice over the past week, detaining doctors, using tear gas, and terrifying staff and patients. A man they were pursuing died of his wounds.
“They invaded the entire hospital. The young man, Mohammad Abu Ghannam, died of his wounds during the scuffle.
Chas Freeman’s 2009 statement is as relevant as it was when he made it: “The tactics of the Israel Lobby plumb the depths of dishonor and indecency and include character assassination, selective misquotation, the willful distortion of the record, the fabrication of falsehoods, and an utter disregard for the truth…”
James Cardin writes in Consortium News that the neocons and the pro-Hillary #Resistance are not such strange bedfellows after all. Indeed, the #Resistance’s newfound enthusiasm for many prominent NeverTrumpers like Kristol and Frum, who push war, helps explain the neocon revival now underway.
Philip Weiss: The role of Jewish Democrats in bill that could imprison Israel boycotters for 20 years
Philip Weiss says the key people behind bills that would punish boycotters with a minimum fine of $250,000 and a maximum penalty of $1 million and 20 years in prison are Jewish Zionists in the Democratic party… but others are opposing AIPAC and he predicts that side will ultimately win.
Israel and mainstream media spotlight Palestinian violence, downplays Israeli Jewish or settler fanatic violence. Christians and Muslims are severely punished, while Israeli Jews and settlers often get a pass.
Mainstream media under-report Israeli aggression, which will make the Palestinians’ eventual response appear to be unprovoked violence.
The National Association of Jewish Legislators and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) are demanding that President Donald Trump appoint a special envoy in the State Department “to monitor and combat” antisemitism that actually often focuses on activism supportive of Palestinian human rights.
Israel protests after Michael Higgins shakes hands with Omar Barghouti at trade union conference and praises organizers for inviting him