As Western outrage erupts over the relentless destruction of Aleppo and its people, why is there no similar clamour for a halt to the more prolonged pulverising of Gaza and the continuing slaughter of civilians there?
The so-called self-defense mantra has thrived over the years. But it has no existential or meaningful veracity.
Israeli officials, most specifically Benjamin Netanyahu, cannot frame their political ideas on reason and international laws because Rabbinic Judaism does not allow that possibility.
Just when you thought there wasn’t much left in the pantheon of cruel and inhuman treatments for Israel to chose to inflict on the poor people of Gaza, along comes this new atrocity which can only be interpreted as a most sadistic and heartless assault on the very existence of the Gazan people.
Jim W. Dean – Old men will often speak the truth as they near the end of their lives, and get more sick of the lies they see all around them, including those they participated in during their working careers.
The conversation allegedly took place in a bar at the luxury Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, and the report depicts the former US diplomat as speaking of Israel in a “nasty” tone…
During a Friday televised statement, spokesman of Hamas armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, in Gaza Abu Obeida, said the movement has no contacts with Israel over the prisoners.
Jim W. Dean – Patrick Willis serves us a change up today, a Gaza tribute sans narration, to make it a more visual experience. We salute the master, as always.
There is little joy in writing about the plight of the Palestinians, as I have done for the last 10 years. But one of the rewards is that, occasionally, I receive a letter from someone who’s living the nightmare and prepared to share their innermost fears.
Connect the dots, this is how they do it…
Whether Ban Ki-moon notices it or not, he is indirectly bringing practical reason to the political landscape, which was long overdue.
Turkey will not normalize ties with Israel unless it first lifts the blockade on the Gaza Strip, said Ibrahim Kalin a spokesman for Turkish President.
We all know the Israeli and IDF drill already: you provoke Palestinians and then beat them up real bad for reacting to your provocation.
Katherine Frisk – The Sinai never belonged to Israel, it has always been part of Egypt. Palestine up until the Assyrian invasion in 700 B.C. was a protectorate of Egypt and the tribal chiefs of Palestine swore allegiance to the Egyptian Kings.
The Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas says it has captured a drone belonging to the Israeli regime in the north Gaza Strip, the second such incident in about two months.
Actually, the most radical extremists in the world are the Zionists. Yet they use their mainstream media to label the most sane and rational of Americans as dangerous extremists – akin to terrorists.
A petition calling for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for war crimes when he arrives in London next week is nearing 100,000 signatures. If it reaches that magic figure it must be considered for debate in Parliament.
Jim W. Dean: We are only seeing this pretend-a-grief over the latest Israeli settler terror victims because it was a firebombing and a baby was roasted.
It has no nukes, no navy, no air-force, no tanks, no phosphor bombs, no subs, no guided missiles, no exits, nowhere to run.
An obvious attempt by Israel to embarrass Egypt
Jim W. Dean Uri gives us the traditional liberal Gush Shalom view of Israeli war crimes warfare, whicn not many inside Israel will do.
Sami Jamil Jadallah – Let the people of Gaza open their port
“Chronic malnutrition is on a steadily rising trend and micronutrient deficiencies are of great concern” in Gaza
Nearly every Palestinian I have met over the years has urged me to tell their story when I get home. Some have written to me with very moving accounts of life and hardship under Israel’s brutal occupation, confirming the appalling truths I’ve seen for myself.
What Israel regards as “unimaginable restraint” in Palestine by Jerome Roos (with Jim Fetzer) “If this is the IDF showing restraint, as officials claim, what kind of horrific atrocities would it be capable of unleashing if it went ‘all the way’?”–Jerome Roos With the Israeli assault on Gaza in its third week and […]
by Jim Fetzer The situation with Iran is completely absurd–unless there is a hidden motive. Iran poses no military threat to the United States. Iran has not attacked any other country for more than 300 years. It has signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty. It allows inspectors. In 2007, 16 US intel agencies converged in the […]
GAZA MASSACRE 2014 inspired this dark rock tune about a murdered father speaking to his daughter about her future. Dark yes! But also hoping for a better day in a future where we coexist as brothers.
Gilad Atzmon discusses Israel and Palestine, after one of his gigs was cancelled due to ‘safety concerns’ after the venue was ‘blitzed with a lot of extremist and threatening messages’ from a pro-Israeli group.
Israeli human rights group: Israel deliberately violated international law in Gaza last summer.
Jim W. Dean…”Israel is showing signs of panic with its huffing and puffing counter offensive against the ICC war crimes investigation announcement.”