Congress has been cranking out legislation that bankrolls & benefits Israel at a remarkable pace during the current congressional session. Here’s a comprehensive rundown…
Tags: Middle East
Israel played ‘key role’ in pushing war against Iraq
Stephen Walt reports how numerous Israeli leaders & pro-Israel lobby groups pushed for the U.S. invasion of Iraq… ‘Given all the problems that the lobby’s prescriptions have produced in recent years, you’d think U.S. leaders would have learned to ignore its advice. But there’s little sign of that so far, which means that these past errors are likely to be repeated. Don’t say I didn’t warn you…’
Questionable Israeli intelligence sparks dangerous crisis with Iran
An IAEA resolution based on questionable Israeli intelligence has sparked a crisis with Iran that could spin out of control, warns Scott Ritter.
The problems with Fauda, Israel’s brutal Netflix hit
The Netflix smash about a ruthless Israeli unit hunting down terrorists has glaring omissions and is overwhelmingly narrated from an Israeli viewpoint… Netflix, which has 109 million members across 190 countries, describes Fauda as ‘a global phenomenon’… It joins other Israeli programs featured on Netflix, HBO, Hulu… The Israeli occupation gets erased, the concept of right and wrong gets erased, the illegality gets erased…
Bloomberg’s comments about the Arab world, Palestine exhibit ignorance
Mike Bloomberg once again exhibited his ignorant preconceptions of the Arab world, Palestine, and Islam during South Carolina’s fiery Democratic debate. As Bernie Sanders said, we need to start being a little more honest about American foreign policy…
Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians in a day as tensions heighten
The escalation comes days after US President Donald Trump released his controversial Middle East plan.
The Soleimani Assassination: The US is now at war with Iran
The assassination of Iranian Quds Force Commander General Qassem Soleimani will shift the long-simmering conflict between the two nations into high, dangerous gear. The blood of the Americans, Iranians and Iraqis who will die in the next few weeks is clearly on Donald Trump’s hands as this war was never inevitable and served no U.S. national interest… Israel and the neocons cheer the assassination…