The Politics of War: What is Israel’s Endgame in Lebanon and Syria? – The Palestine Chronicle

On August 4, hours before a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital, Beirut, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, issued an ominous warning to Lebanon. “We hit a cell and now we hit the dispatchers. I suggest to all of them, including Hezbollah, to consider this,” Netanyahu said during an official tour of a military facility in central Israel. Netanyahu’sContinue reading “The Politics of War: What is Israel’s Endgame in Lebanon and Syria? – The Palestine Chronicle”

Are Trump and Adelson Now at Odds Over Netanyahu and Israel? – 21st Century Wire

It was billed as the “Deal of Century,” but in 2020 it has hit the rocks. In the end, the deal which the Kushner-Trump-Netanyahu nexus had hoped would gain at least some traction going in the 2020 election cycle – turned out to be entirely unacceptable by one of its principal parties, the Palestinians. ItsContinue reading “Are Trump and Adelson Now at Odds Over Netanyahu and Israel? – 21st Century Wire”

Who Profits from the Beirut Blast? – American Herald Tribune

The narrative that the Beirut explosion was an exclusive consequence of negligence and corruption by the current Lebanese government is now set in stone, at least in the Atlanticist sphere. And yet, digging deeper, we find that negligence and corruption may have been fully exploited, via sabotage, to engineer it. Lebanon is prime John LeContinue reading “Who Profits from the Beirut Blast? – American Herald Tribune”

Apartheid or One State: Has Jordan Broken a Political Taboo? – Dissident Voice

What will it take for the idea of a two-state solution, which was hardly practical to begin with, to be completely abandoned? Every realistic assessment of the situation on the ground indicates, with palpable clarity, that there can never be a viable Palestinian state in parts of the West Bank and Gaza. Politically, the ideaContinue reading “Apartheid or One State: Has Jordan Broken a Political Taboo? – Dissident Voice”

Devastating Beirut Explosion: An Accident or Something More Sinister? – Stephen Lendman

The port of Lebanon is the country’s import/export hub. Vitally needed wheat supplies stored there were destroyed. Massive destruction and damage,  along with the loss of essential food supplies dealt a major blow to already dire economic conditions in the country. While negligence most likely was responsible for what happened, possible sabotage or something as sinisterContinue reading “Devastating Beirut Explosion: An Accident or Something More Sinister? – Stephen Lendman”

Undeclared Israeli War on Syria – Stephen Lendman

In cahoots with the US and their ISIS, al-Nusra, and other terrorist proxies, Israel has been waging undeclared war on Syria for years. Ruling regimes of both countries partner in each other’s high crimes of war and against humanity. Obama’s war on Syria — now Trump’s, to be Biden’s war next year if he triumphsContinue reading “Undeclared Israeli War on Syria – Stephen Lendman”

Israel Considers Human Rights Activists National Security Threats – Stephen Lendman

Like the US and other Western states, Israel is a fantasy democracy. It’s an apartheid police state hostile to Occupied Palestinians and Arab citizens for praying to the wrong god — to Jews as well who challenge Ziofascist rule exacerbated by neoliberal harshness. Thousands of Palestinians are arrested and detained annually for being unwanted ArabsContinue reading “Israel Considers Human Rights Activists National Security Threats – Stephen Lendman”

What happened —and didn’t happen— at the Israel-Lebanon border? – The Saker

It would be difficult to conclude that this 2019 round ended in anything but a crushing defeat for Israel, be it on the military, psychological or PR level. Though all of this is little known to the Western public, where the media is but an echo chamber of the Israeli Army’s propaganda (even RT, SputnikContinue reading “What happened —and didn’t happen— at the Israel-Lebanon border? – The Saker”

List of Israeli Targets Leaked: Tel Aviv Fears the Worst in ICC Investigation of War Crimes – The Palestine Chronicle

Washington’s decision to carry out punitive measures against the very Court that was established for the sole purpose of holding war criminals accountable is both outrageous and abhorrent. It also exposes Washington’s hypocrisy – the country that claims to defend human rights is attempting to prevent legal accountability by those who have violated human rights.Continue reading “List of Israeli Targets Leaked: Tel Aviv Fears the Worst in ICC Investigation of War Crimes – The Palestine Chronicle”

Frightened, Confused, and Tense, Israeli IDF Bombs itself and Accuses Hezb Allah! – Syria News

After one full week of remaining on high alert, the Israeli IDF carried out a bombing against one of its own fortifications in a village it occupies south of Lebanon, it accuses Hezb Allah of aggression and celebrates victory over its own bombing! What happened yesterday evening at the southern Lebanese borders will be recordedContinue reading “Frightened, Confused, and Tense, Israeli IDF Bombs itself and Accuses Hezb Allah! – Syria News”

Heightened Tensions Along the Lebanese/Israeli Border – Stephen Lendman

By its own admission, Israel’s IDF conducted numerous airstrikes on Syrian targets in recent years. Last week, Lebanon’s Al-Manar television reported that an Israeli strike near Damascus International Airport killed Hezbollah fighter Ali Kamel Mohsen and four others. In response, Hezbollah MP  Sheikh Hassan Ezzedine said “war between us and this enemy (Israel) will continue, andContinue reading “Heightened Tensions Along the Lebanese/Israeli Border – Stephen Lendman”

Quincy Rides Again – The Unz Review

Israel’s ability to make American presidents and the U.S. Congress do what it wishes is clearly visible wherever one chooses to look. The American people have gained nothing from giving Israel hundreds of billions of dollars and an endless supply of weapons while also looking the other way as Israel stole nuclear secrets and spiedContinue reading “Quincy Rides Again – The Unz Review”

Anti-Diplomacy: Danny Danon Ends Five Year Legacy of Israeli Hasbara at the UN – Mint Press News

The United States is Israel’s best friend and ally in the world. It contributes over $10 million a day in no-strings-attached military aid despite the fact that Israel’s human rights record, according to the State Department’s own admission, is deeply problematic and contravenes U.S. law. The U.S. has dropped out of or defunded a number of UnitedContinue reading “Anti-Diplomacy: Danny Danon Ends Five Year Legacy of Israeli Hasbara at the UN – Mint Press News”

Israel on High Alert after Hezb Allah Mourns One of their Soldiers – Syria News

The chief of Hezb Allah Sayyed Hasan Nasr Allah has declared more than once that any targeting of their members by Israel whether in Lebanon or elsewhere by Israel there will be retaliation against Israel south of Lebanon – north of occupied Palestine. A soldier of Netanyahu’s IDF forces was killed and an officer wasContinue reading “Israel on High Alert after Hezb Allah Mourns One of their Soldiers – Syria News”

The Undeclared War Against Iran – Global Research

A series of violent attacks, involving explosions and fires, has been hitting Iran. The incidents have been too frequent and intense to be random accidents. They are part of an organized effort. Caution is always advisable in attributing responsibility for such unclaimed acts, especially for all of us outside the government channels that possibly have better informationContinue reading “The Undeclared War Against Iran – Global Research”

Israel Bombed Syrian Army Targets South of Damascus Late Evening – Syria News

Israel carried out a bombing from over the occupied Golan a Syrian Arab Army post south of Damascus, a Syrian military spokesperson stated. The bombing was carried out at 21:48 of yesterday, Monday 20 July 2020, and the Syrian Arab Army air defense units shot down most of the incoming missiles, the military statement added.Continue reading “Israel Bombed Syrian Army Targets South of Damascus Late Evening – Syria News”

How Many Ways Can Israel Wage War on Iran Before the Media Reports Israel Is Waging War on Iran? – Global Research

So, although The New York Times was wrong, it was right. The illusory event did not add another physical act of war to Israel’s resume. It added another new kind of war to the resume: missile attacks, bomb attacks, cyber attacks, assassinations, political assassinations and, now, economic warfare. How many different ways can Israel wage war onContinue reading “How Many Ways Can Israel Wage War on Iran Before the Media Reports Israel Is Waging War on Iran? – Global Research”

Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court – Global Research

A war crimes complaint has been filed against Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump adviser Jared Kushner in the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is now up to the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor to decide whether the complaint should be pursued. If the prosecutor launches a preliminary examination and finds reason to believe they committed war crimes, the courtContinue reading “Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court – Global Research”

The PA is a Willing Accomplice in the International Subjugation of Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle

From seemingly defiant rhetoric to the expected capitulation, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has offered nothing in terms of a unified Palestinian stance against US President Donald Trump’s deal of the century. Going back to a compromised international community, ready to negotiate additional losses for Palestinians which will ultimately fail to prevent Israel’s annexation ofContinue reading “The PA is a Willing Accomplice in the International Subjugation of Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle”

Iranian Nuclear Threat Big Lie That Won’t Die – Stephen Lendman

Few countries anywhere can match Iran’s commitment to world peace, the rule of law, and cooperative relations with other nations. The notion of an Iranian nuclear threat flies in the face of indisputable facts proving otherwise. The Islamic Republic’s legitimate nuclear program has no military component, affirmed time and again by IAEA monitors and annualContinue reading “Iranian Nuclear Threat Big Lie That Won’t Die – Stephen Lendman”

MEET THE ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE-LINKED FIRM USING AI TO PROFILE AMERICANS AND GUIDE US LOCKDOWN POLICY – The Last American Vagabond

A company tied to Israel’s military signal intelligence unit, Unit 8200, has recently partnered with the state of Rhode Island to use an artificial intelligence-based system developed in tandem with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to profile Americans potentially infected and/or “at risk” of being infected with coronavirus, then informing government authorities of their “risk profile.” Once flagged, stateContinue reading “MEET THE ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE-LINKED FIRM USING AI TO PROFILE AMERICANS AND GUIDE US LOCKDOWN POLICY – The Last American Vagabond”

UK Government Evasive About Sanctions If Israel Annexes West Bank – American Herald Tribune

Writing in the Israeli paper Yedioth Ahronoth today – the very day Netanyahu threatened to commence extending Israeli sovereignty to illegal Jewish squatter communities and the Jordan Valley in a blatant bid to thieve more Palestinian land – UK prime minister Boris Johnson makes this disgraceful claim: “I am a passionate defender of Israel…. a life-long friend,Continue reading “UK Government Evasive About Sanctions If Israel Annexes West Bank – American Herald Tribune”

‘The Deal of Shame’: Thousands in Gaza Protest against Annexation, Urge Boycott of Israel – The Palestine Chronicle

Thousands of Palestinians on Wednesday rallied in the besieged Gaza Strip in protest of an Israeli government’s plan to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank.  The protesters were led by representatives of all Palestinian political groups and civil society organizations. The crowds, which descended from across the Strip, carried Palestinian flags and placardsContinue reading “‘The Deal of Shame’: Thousands in Gaza Protest against Annexation, Urge Boycott of Israel – The Palestine Chronicle”

Learning From the Past: History Provides Clues into Israel’s West Bank Annexation – Mint Press News

Palestine has been annexed, occupied, stolen, and Palestinians have been dispossessed, exiled, caged, detained, subjected to an apartheid regime, and killed by the state of Israel for over seven decades. Every few years the world wakes up to protest some aspect of Israeli apartheid, occupation, or a massacre, and then it returns safely to its deep slumber. Every so often, Israel manages to awakenContinue reading “Learning From the Past: History Provides Clues into Israel’s West Bank Annexation – Mint Press News”

Netanyahu and Covid19 – Gilad Atzmon

Political analysts who follow Netanyahu closely immediately understood that Netanyahu desperately needed the pandemic and the hysteria around it. And it is clear that the Israeli PM managed to utilize the corona crisis to serve his cause. He postponed his trial. He formed a large unity government and practically destroyed both his rival party (BlueContinue reading “Netanyahu and Covid19 – Gilad Atzmon”