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New Documentary Explores Five Largely Unknown Truths about Israel/Palestine

The documentary “Solidarity: Five Largely Unknown Truths about Israel, Palestine and the Occupied Territories” debunks the myths that lie at the center of the injustice in the region. We discuss the film with its director, Bob Peck. Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. A new documentary called […]

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Finkelstein: Hamas Isn’t The Threat That Israel Claims (2/4)

In part 2 of our interview on his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein argues that Israeli propaganda — sometimes with Hamas’ help — has wildly exaggerated Hamas’ arsenal and the effectiveness of the “Iron Dome” missile defense system Story Transcript AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News, I’m Aaron Mate, continuing […]

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After Israel Decimated Gaza, Human Rights Defenders Failed It (4/4)

In his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein argues that Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the UN Human Rights Council, and other defenders of international law have succumbed to Israel’s pressure and whitewashed its crimes in the Gaza Strip Story Transcript AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News, I’m Aaron Maté. Our […]

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Why American Jews Embraced Israel After the June 1967 War

In the second part of our three-part interview special, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein analyzes the material, emotional and psychological factors behind the American Jewish embrace of Israel after the June 1967 war Story Transcript Aaron Mate: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. We’re continuing our discussion with the author and scholar, Norman Finkelstein, […]

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Six-Day War, 50-Year Occupation: What Really Happened in June 1967?

In the first of an extended three-part interview on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein debunks the enduring myths surrounding that historic confrontation — myths that have sustained​ the ensuing Israeli ​occupation of Palestinian lands​. Story Transcript Aaron Mate: It’s the Real News, I’m Aaron Mate. June […]

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U.S. Might Support UN Resolution That Leaves Palestine with a “Garbage Dump” – Norman Finkelstein on RAI 2 (3/3)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Finkelstein says Netanyahu’s slight of Obama was racist, but the U.S. will likely help sell a UN resolution that tries to corner the Palestinians into accepting a terrible deal Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. […]

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Israel’s Descent into Barbarism – Norman Finkelstein on Reality Asserts Itself 2 (1/3)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Finkelstein describes the “necessity” of Israel proving its destructive capabilities. Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. In his book Method and Madness, Norman Finkelstein wrote, Israel’s evolving modus operandi for restoring its deterrence capacity describes a curve steadily […]

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Israel’s Iron Dome and Palestinian Armed Resistance – Norman Finkelstein on Reality Asserts Itself 2 (2/3)

On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Finkelstein analyzes Hamas rocket attacks and Israel’s claims of self-defense. Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. And we’re continuing our discussion with Norman Finkelstein. Thanks for joining us again, Norman. NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, POLITICAL SCIENTIST, ACTIVIST, […]

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The Making of Norman Finkelstein – Reality Asserts Itself (7/8)

Dr. Finkelstein discusses the “complicated question” of Israel’s right to regulate the ethnic balance of the state and Palestinian’s right of return Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself. I’m Paul Jay. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Norman Finkelstein. Thanks for joining us again. NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, POLITICAL […]