Tags: Netanyahu

Illegal settlement expansion: Israel approves 800 new units in final days of Trump admin

Just days before US President-elect Joe Biden (who disapproves of settlements) is set to take office, the Israeli government approved a settlement expansion plan: the construction of 800 new units in the occupied West Bank.

Critics deem the move as an effort to take advantage of the final days of the pro-settlement Trump administration, and likely leading to a confrontation with the new Biden administration.

Netanyahu gives hero’s embrace to Jonathan Pollard, who betrayed America

Jonathan Pollard’s spying for Israel – which likely cost American lives – landed him in prison in the U.S. for 30 years. This week, he flew on one of Sheldon Adelson’s planes to Israel, where he was welcomed “home” by its prime minister. He sold over one million pages of materials to Israel, earning him the dubious title of stealing more secrets in less time than any other spy in US history…  Seven U.S. Secretaries of Defense had said they didn’t want him freed because he had committed such serious offenses…

38 billion reasons to vote for Joe Biden – If you’re Israeli

The Forward has just published an article saying that Joe Biden’s long loyalty to a foreign country is a reason to vote for him. The article is entitled “38 billion reasons to vote for Joe Biden.” The title refers to the $38 billion aid package to Israel, which works out to $7,000 per minute from American taxpayers and is approximately $23,000 per each Israeli family of four…

Israel Leverages Dubious ‘Nuclear Archives’ to Re-Enlist IAEA in Campaign Against Iran

Iran views the new IAEA exercise as yet another salient of the Israeli “maximum pressure” strategy. Tehran has thus insisted that the IAEA cease its role as a de facto prosecutor for the U.S.-Israeli special relationship.

Analyses of Trump’s Peace Plan for Israel-Palestine, “Deal of the Century” (Updated)

US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” violates international law in a number of ways. It gravely violates the rights and dignity of the Palestinian people. It gives Israelis the illusion of security while in reality trapping them within an unstable regime based on racial oppression. Read analyses from the New Yorker, UK Guardian, Mondoweiss, Informed comment, and American Conservative. Also gives link to the 181-page document of the plan…

American Zionists choose lies over children

A bill before Congress seeks merely to stop US aid dollars from subsidizing the incarceration and torture of Palestinian children. Pro-Israel organizations would rather believe outrageous fallacies than stand up for these kids’ rights.