For the past six weeks, Israel has been sending paramilitary police forces to raid the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya every evening. The raids, a severe form of collective punishment, have left one young Palestinian dead and hundreds wounded.
Iran’s smart and articulate Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has been sanctioned by President Trump to silence the Iranian narrative in the US before the 2020 election. Iran is winning the information war, and Trump is running scared. By imposing sanctions on Zarif, US can deny visa to him and render unlawful (and liable to prosecution under law) any contact between him and any American national. Effectively, Trump instructed Pompeo to make sure that Zarif doesn’t come to New York between now and the 2020 November election so that his detractors and critics cannot hear from the horse’s mouth the Iranian narrative….
Commentary by Philip Giraldi on some of the latest Congressional bills on behalf of Israel… Giraldi, like others before him, finds that Congress is Israel occupied territory…
In this If Americans Knew series, we will analyze each contender’s position on Israel/Palestine and provide information that voters can give them to correct their misunderstanding of the issue. This entry provides an in-depth analysis of Joe Biden’s stands through his 49-year career….
During a closed meeting that was inadvertently broadcast to journalists by an open microphone, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the European Union’s approach to Israel, which conditions high levels of trade on human rights for Palestinians, as “crazy.”
When Americans were asked hypothetically whether, after expulsion from their land, they’d prefer the right of return or an economic development plan, 68% chose return.
Israel admits that live fire against Palestinian protestors has at times caused death when only serious injury was intended. Israeli snipers have killed 300 while gradually tweaking their limb-targeting approach. Now they “aim for the ankles,” likely only maiming the unarmed demonstrators. The Israeli Supreme Court has backed the lethal open-fire policy from day one.
From the sound of things, the West is gearing up for a possible war with Iran; in reality, Israel is working from within the US government to bring the US into a war that Israel wants.
The latest news from the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Israeli soldiers abduct hundreds of Palestinians, injure dozens, use water as a weapon, demolish homes, wells, etc…
August 1, 2019: Hani Abu Salah, 20, was shot dead before dawn on Thursday by Israeli troops after he allegedly crossed the border between Gaza and Israel. Israeli forces claim that the young man exchanged fire with Israeli soldiers for an hour before they killed him. The Palestinian was later identified as Hani Abu Salah.…