How To Cure World Disappointment With Israel
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By Daoud Kuttab - A US State Department spokesman told reporters this week that Washington was disappointed with Israel because of its failure to extend the settlement moratorium for as long as the peace talks were moving. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon used the same words to... Read More
The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
By Jim Miles Available at: http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16151
Israel is an amazing place as one puts together the implications from Start-Up Nation. It is a fount of free enterprise can-do entrepreneurial spirit. There are no resistances, although something called an Intifada concerned the authors somewhat, without being specified as to what it is/was. There are no... Read More
Essay of the week: What drives Israel?
By Ilan Pappe Available at: http://www.heraldscotland.com/comment/guest-commentary/essay-of-the-week-what-drives-israel-1.1032971
Probably the most bewildering aspect of the Gaza flotilla affair has been the righteous indignation expressed by the Israeli government and people.
The nature of this response is not being fully reported in the UK press, but it includes official parades celebrating the heroism of the commandos who stormed... Read More
Our Enemies, the Israelis. When will we wake up to the threat?
by Justin Raimondo, Available at: http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2010/06/06/our-enemies-the-israelis/
One of my readers, in the comments section below, wrote the following in response to my last column on Israel’s hijacking of the Gaza flotilla: “Again I ask the question: What do the Israelis have on our politicians that makes them such whores?... Read More
Robert Fisk: Western leaders are too cowardly to help save lives
Available at: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/fisk/robert-fisk-western-leaders-are-too-cowardly--to-help-save-lives-1987989.html
It is a fact that it is ordinary people, activists, call them what you will, who now take decisions to change events. Has Israel lost it? Can the Gaza War of 2008-09 (1,300 dead) and the Lebanon War of 2006 (1,006 dead) and all the other wars... Read More
Israel attacks Gaza aid fleet
Available at: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2010/05/201053133047995359.html
Al Jazeera's report on board the Mavi Marmara before communications were cut. Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country's siege on Gaza. At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured when troops intercepted the convoy of ships dubbed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday, Israeli... Read More
Hundreds of peace activists from forty two countries, in confrontation with the Egyptian police of in the center of Cairo.
Available at: http://www.indypendent.org/2009/12/31/gaza-freedom-march-on-the-march-at-last/
Hundreds of peace activists from all over the world are engaged in a prolonged confrontation with the Egyptian police at Tahrir Square that in the heart Cairo, protest the government of Egypt's decision to... Read More
Gaza Aid Convoy Members Prepare For Hunger Strike
Available at: http://www.paltelegraph.com/palestine/gaza-strip/3327-gaza-aid-convoy-members-prepare-for-hunger-strike
Palestine, December 27, 2009, (Pal Telegraph) - Members of the Viva Palestina international aid convoy to Gaza will begin a hunger strike at 11.25am local time tomorrow (27th) in protest at the Egyptian government's refusal to allow the convoy entry onto its soil. Diplomatic negotiations are also taking place... Read More
30 June 2009. Today Israeli Occupation Forces attacked and boarded the Free Gaza Movement boat, the SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, abducting 21 human rights workers from 11 countries, including Noble laureate Mairead Maguire and former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (see below for a complete list of passengers). The passengers and crew are being forcibly dragged toward Israel. There are six... Read More
By Ilan Pappe. Available at http://www.lrb.co.uk/web/14/01/2009/papp01_.html
In 2004, the Israeli army began building a dummy Arab city in the Negev desert. It's the size of a real city, with streets (all of them given names), mosques, public buildings and cars. Built at a cost of $45 million, this phantom city became a dummy Gaza in the winter of 2006, after... Read More