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Israeli propaganda and the alliance with Islamic extremists

Israeli propaganda and the alliance with Islamic extremists

Probably the most common Israeli propaganda tactic is the smear: an attempt to discredit enemies by making spurious associations and linkages, as well as outright fabrication of allegations of impropriety. In Victor Ostrovsky’s By Way of Deception, an old book by a disgruntled Mossad agent, he recounts that the Mossad often tried to do this to Palestinian leaders, with mixed …

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Israel’s Dirty Little Secret

Israel's Dirty Little Secret

At a recent panel discussion in Washington, screenwriter, film director and producer Oliver Stone briefly addressed the issue of alleged Russian interference in the recent national election, observing that “Israel interfered in the U.S. election far more than Russia and nobody is investigating them.” A few days later, in an interview with Stephen Colbert on the Late Show, Stone returned …

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Does Qatar Support Extremism? Yes. And So Does Saudi Arabia.

Does Qatar Support Extremism Yes. And So Does Saudi Arabia.

The spat between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which is accusing Qatar of supporting Islamist extremism and terrorism, remains perplexing. Perplexing not because Qatar is innocent — it has sponsored and hosted far too many jihadists for anyone to plausibly claim otherwise — but because it is the Saudis who are objecting to the funding of extremism. Qatar should be called …

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Africa-Israel summit ‘justifies colonialism, apartheid’

Africa-Israel summit 'justifies colonialism, apartheid

The forthcoming summit is likely to increase Israel’s influence in the UN and the African continent, Palestinians say. A group of Palestinian activists, academics, and civil society organisations have launched a campaign to deter African nations from partaking in the upcoming Africa-Israel summit, slated to take place in Togo in October. Several African countries, including South Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia …

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Israel’s Genocide Towards Palestinian Arabs

Israel’s Genocide Towards Palestinian Arabs

Inspired by the honesty and integrity of Ilan Pappe’s new book, Ten Myths About Israel, this writer penned a book review that has already appeared on a number of sites. However, by the subsequent intense, sometimes heated, always thought-provoking, responses these reviews have elicited, several truths soon became manifestly evident: namely, how contentious are whatever term one ever chooses to …

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Israel’s Efforts to Hide Palestinians From View No Longer Fools Young American Jews

Israel’s Efforts to Hide Palestinians From View No Longer Fools Young American Jews

jew books on Palestinian history become bestsellers. But one, titled A History of the Palestinian People: From Ancient Times to the Modern Era, managed to rocket to the top of Amazon’s charts this month. Its author, Assaf Voll, an Israeli academic, claims to have reviewed “thousands of sources” to explain “the Palestinian people’s unique contribution to the world and to …

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53 Congressional Reps On All Expense Paid Trips To Israel

53 Congressional Reps On All Expense Paid Trips To Israel

August 09, 2017 “Information Clearing House” –  At least 53 Congressional representatives are on a week-long trip to Israel, paid for by the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF), an arm of the powerful lobbying group AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee). AIEF’s budget is approximately $80 million, which it uses to take diverse groups to Israel. More than a dozen …

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The Rising Collateral of Civilian Deaths in Iraq and Syria

The Rising Collateral of Civilian Deaths in Iraq and Syria

In its war against ISIS, the Trump administration has escalated its military intervention in the Middle East from extermination to straight up annihilation. The ongoing effort of the United States to eradicate the ISIS by aggressively launching airstrikes against targets that include non-combatants is causing significant harm to civilians in Iraq and Syria. Estimates of civilian deaths from airstrikes range …

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