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Lieberman Quits Netanyahu For Not Being Violent Enough to Gaza

Lieberman Quits Netanyahu For Not Being Violent Enough to Gaza

November 14, 2018

The resignation of far-right Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman in protest of the Gaza truce could trigger early elections as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu already grapples with the biggest corruption scandal in Israel’s history. We speak to author and Real News correspondent Shir Hever

Trump Threatens Iran But He's Already At War

July 23, 2018
With a bellicose tweet from Trump and a growing meddling campaign to squeeze Iran's economy, the U.S. is trying to make the Iranian people suffer into submission, says Trita Parsi

Can Trump, Israel, and Gulf Allies Get Putin to Turn On Iran?

July 14, 2018

Days after Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow, Trump will meet with Putin in Helsinki. But despite talk of a “grand bargain” that enlists Russia in helping the US-Israel-Saudi-UAE front against Iran, don’t expect it to happen, says professor and syndicated columnist Rami Khouri

Trump’s Massive Funding Cut Plunges UN Palestinian Refugee Agency into Crisis

July 1, 2018

UNRWA, the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency, could run out of money for aid programs within weeks, after President Trump drastically cut US funding. Expert Phyllis Bennis warns this can lead to a humanitarian catastrophe and make life impossible for many Palestinians

Trump Pursues Israel ‘Peace Plan’ to Break off Gaza, Without Input from Palestinians

June 30, 2018

While US President Trump reportedly hopes to use Gulf funding to pressure Egypt to take over Gaza, splitting it from the West Bank, expert Phyllis Bennis warns no Israel peace deal is possible when “there is no Palestinian voice” involved

The Donald, Vlad, and the Bibi

May 18, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. As a general rule, it is pointless to rank world leaders or lesser political figures by measures that track their vileness or how much harm they inflict upon the world. Sometimes, though, it can be enlightening to do precisely that – provided it is understood that what is being compared…

'There Is No Opposition in Israel' as Netanyahu Massacres Gazans, Israeli Journalist Says

‘There Is No Opposition in Israel’ as Netanyahu Massacres Gazans, Israeli Journalist Says

May 17, 2018

Renowned Israeli journalist Gideon Levy says “the victims of Gaza hardly touch anybody in Israel,” as the IDF mows down protesters. Hardline right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a stranglehold on politics and the left barely exists

Netanyahu's Long History of Crying Wolf over Fake 'WMDs' in Iran and Iraq

Netanyahu’s Long History of Lying About Fake ‘WMDs’ in Iran and Iraq

May 7, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a long history of crying wolf over supposed nuclear weapons in Iran and Iraq – Ben Norton reports.

Natalie Portman’s Boycott of Netanyahu Prompts Attack by Billionaire-Backed Right-Wing Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

May 3, 2018

After Natalie Portman pulled out of an award ceremony in Israel, right-wing activist Rabbi Shmuley Boteach bought a full-page New York Times ad to attack the actress. Journalist Max Blumenthal details how billionaire Sheldon Adelson bankrolls Shmuley’s World Values Network and conservative activism.

Israel Tries to Kill Iran Nuclear Deal with Cartoonish Netanyahu Speech

May 2, 2018

Days before Donald Trump is due to rip up the JCPOA, Benjamin Netanyahu used cartoonish props to accuse Iran of hiding nuclear weapons. Journalist Max Blumenthal says this is part of Israel’s strategy to escalate aggression against Tehran.