Posts tagged with ‘Haaretz’

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The Mavi Marmara A Re-Examination of Israel’s Use of Deadly Force

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The Mavi Marmara A Maritime Incident A Re-Examination of Israel’s Use of Deadly Force Clive Hambidge This paper concerns itself in the main with the case of the Mavi Marmara referred to the International Criminal Court by the Union of the Comoros following the murders of 9 civilians aboard the humanitarian ship which was flying […]

The most moral army in the world has been very busy

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The most moral army in the world has been very busy Philip Weiss In the Israeli press, not the American press. Haaretz: IDF Closes off Central Palestinian town to cars…. The Israel Defense Forces is not allowing vehicles in or out of A-Ram, a Palestinian city of 60,000 northeast of Jerusalem, because of a recent […]

Reality in Occupied Palestine

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Reality in Occupied Palestine Stephen Lendman Gaza’s attacked regularly. Dozens of West Bank incursions occur weekly. Police state harshness and arrests follow. In the week ending April 5, one Palestinian was killed and dozens injured, including 18 children. They were nonviolently commemorating Land Day. Many others, including an international human rights defender, were wounded during […]

US Politics Reaches New Low

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US Politics Reaches New Low Obama Campaign Video Says U.S.-Israel Bond ‘Unbreakable’ Barak Ravid January 21, 2012 “Haaretz” —  President Barack Obama’s November presidential campaign is gaining momentum. As well as securing massive donations to the tune of 3 million dollars in the last few days, the first campaign video dealing with Obama’s Israel policy […]

Is the bid for Palestinian statehood bad for peace?

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Is the bid for Palestinian statehood bad for peace? CMEC – MAP Chairman Robin Kealy: During my service as a diplomat, over many years in the Middle East, I frequently had to defend and justify publicly my Government’s policies, with some of which I privately felt distinctly uncomfortable. Such is the nature of the job-and […]

U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount

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U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount Visit comes as U.S. attempts to determine Israel’s intentions with regard to a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. Barak David Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Thursday for talks […]

‘Israeli Mossad Agents Posed as CIA Spies to Recruit Terrorists to Fight Against Iran’

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‘Israeli Mossad Agents Posed as CIA Spies to Recruit Terrorists to Fight Against Iran‘ Barak Ravid Foreign Policy magazine cites CIA memos from 2007-2008 that the Mossad recruited members of Jundallah terror group to fight against Tehran; U.S. was reportedly furious with Israel and moved to limit joint intelligence programs. January 13, 2012 “Haaretz” — […]

Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law

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Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law Stephen Lendman On January 10, Haaretz writer Jonathan Lis headlined, “Knesset passes (Law to Prevent Infiltration) that could put asylum seekers in jail without trial,” saying: “The bill would make ‘illegal’ migrants and asylum seekers liable to jail, without trial or deportation, if caught staying in Israel for ‘long periods.’ ” […]