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Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

October 17, 2018

Shir Hever talks about Psy-Group and other Israeli private intelligence companies and the role which they play in undermining democracy when intelligence gathering is privatized

Article Explaining Why Israel is a Racist State Embarrasses Labour Party

Article Explaining Why Israel is a Racist State Embarrasses Labour Party

September 30, 2018

Moshé Machover authored an article proving that the Labour acceptance of the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism cannot coexist with free speech on Israel.  This scholar and Israeli veteran linked the racist nature of the Israeli state to its colonialist roots

Israel’s Two-Tiered Legal System: Apartheid is Not Hidden Anymore

Israel’s Two-Tiered Legal System: Apartheid is Not Hidden Anymore

September 26, 2018

Diana Buttu explains the connection between the cancellation of parole committees for Palestinian prisoners, and the court which used the Law of the Nation to rule for extra compensation for Jews

Attack in Iran raises spectre of a potentially far larger conflagration

Attack in Iran raises spectre of a potentially far larger conflagration

September 23, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. A podcast version of this article is available at https://soundcloud.com/user-153425019/attack-in-iran-raises-spectre-of-a-potentially-far-larger-conflagration An attack on a military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz is likely to prompt Iranian retaliation against opposition groups at home and abroad. It also deepens Iranian fears that the United States. Saudi Arabia and…

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Israel’s Anti-Semitism Smear Campaign

September 21, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Donald Trump is devoted to his bottom line and to a belief in his own greatness.  Beyond that, he has no fixed convictions. He does have instincts and attitudes, however. Some of them are less odious, at least in theory, than the fixed convictions of neoliberal and liberal imperialist Democrats.…

Trump Abandons All Pretense of Being a 'Fair Broker' in the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

Trump Abandons All Pretense of Being a ‘Fair Broker’ in the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

September 11, 2018

Gideon Levy explains that the US is doing everything to disempower, humiliate and weaken Palestinian representation. Contrary to common belief, the US is not doing the State of Israel any favors

Leaked Clips from Censored Documentary on Israel Lobby Reveal Attacks on US Activists

Leaked Clips from Censored Documentary on Israel Lobby Reveal Attacks on US Activists

September 10, 2018

Excerpts of the censored Al Jazeera undercover film on the Israel lobby in the US have started to be leaked. The Electronic Intifada’s Ali Abunimah and the Grayzone Project’s Max Blumenthal explain how these clips show the Israeli government backing attacks on American pro-Palestinian activists and Black Lives Matter

Israel: US Cuts to UNRWA Deepen Crisis for Palestinian Refugees

September 8, 2018

US President Donald Trump has cut funding for UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, which helps some 5 million Palestinians. DW’s Tania Krämer went to Hamas-controlled Gaza, where UN employees are facing a funding crisis. TRNN re-posts selected DW stories as part of a new cooperation agreement with DW

The long shadow of the Gulf crisis: Qatar emerges as key player in Gaza crisis

September 4, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. Dug in for the long haul in its increasingly bitter dispute with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Qatar is emerging as a key player in efforts to prevent tension between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, from spinning out of control. Qatar’s increasing…

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Calls Israeli Military Weak: He is Correct

August 30, 2018

Shir Hever discusses the relationship of mutual admiration that has developed between Israel and Hezbollah, and that Nasrallah’s sources in the Israeli media indicate a continuing erosion of the Israeli military edge in the region