Posts tagged with ‘IDF’

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

by FG

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 Twinning

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The Twinning Clive Hambidge Palestinian Children in Israeli military detention   Here in South Tottenham (London), attending a Twinning Conference organised excellently and robustly by Haringey Justice for Palestinians[1], a creative branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, I am just recovering from the icy cold outside, in possession of a brimming coffee and in the […]

Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report

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Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report David Kretzmer The far-reaching consequences of the Levy report mean Israeli must either recognize that the legal system in the West Bank resembles apartheid – or extend political rights for all. The Edmond Levy report was written by a Committee established to find a way, if possible, […]

Israeli army harasses press crew, beats a B’Tselem female volunteer, and lies to foreign media

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Israeli army harasses press crew, beats a B’Tselem female volunteer, and lies to foreign media Jalal Abukhater Yesterday was another violent Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh as the weekly protests against settlement expansion continues. As always, the demonstration was met with tear gas, disgusting skunk chemicals and rubber-coated metal bullets. Disregarding cases of […]

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Dempsey Told Israelis US Won’t Join Their War on Iran

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Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Dempsey Told Israelis US Won’t Join Their War on Iran Gareth Porter Washington – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey told Israeli leaders Jan. 20 that the United States would not participate in a war against Iran begun by Israel without prior agreement from Washington, according […]

Terror Attacks, U.S.-Israeli War Games Raise the Prospects for War with Iran

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Terror Attacks, U.S.-Israeli War Games Raise the Prospects for War with Iran Tom Burghardt Amid rising tensions over bogus Western claims that Iran plans to build nuclear weapons, upcoming American war games with Israel have the potential of escalating into a deadly confrontation. A miscalculation, or deliberate provocation by the West designed to maneuver the […]

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 […]

A.I.P.A.C.

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A.I.P.A.C. Persuading Americans to break the law? Clive Hambidge Habituation writes James Austin M.D “means that repeated stimuli yield a decreasing response.” Conversely and importantly he goes on, “Sensitization implies that responses increase when stronger stimuli are repeated.” For in this understanding, “we are addressing the basis of the freshness of vision of the artist […]

THE WAR ON IRAN

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THE WAR ON IRAN: The Deployment of Thousands of US Troops to Israel, The Integration of US-Israeli Command Structures Michel Chossudovsky The Islamic Republic of Iran has been threatened with military action by the US and its allies for the last eight years. Iran has been involved in war games in the Persian Gulf.  The […]

U.S. and Israel Preparing for ‘Biggest Defense Drill Ever’

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U.S. and Israel Preparing for ‘Biggest Defense Drill Ever’ Elad Benari IDF and U.S. forces will team up soon for a major missile defense exercise, “the biggest one ever” according to military sources. The Israeli military is gearing up together with U.S. forces for a major missile defense exercise, the IDF announced Thursday. The Associated […]

Obama Avoids Alignment With Israel Against Iran

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Obama Avoids Alignment With Israel Against Iran  Analysis Gareth Porter WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (IPS) – President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are engaged in intense maneuvering over Netanyahu’s aim of entangling the United States in an Israeli war against Iran. Netanyahu is exploiting the extraordinary influence his right-wing Likud Party exercises over […]

Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead

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Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead Stephen Lendman December 27 marks the third anniversary of Israel’s lawless war on Gaza. Without provocation, three weeks of terror bombing and invasion devastated the Strip. Missiles, bombs, shells, and illegal weapons were used against defenseless people. Mass slaughter and destruction followed. Brazen crimes of war and against humanity were committed. […]

O Captain My Captain

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America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’ A military conquest Clive Hambidge “… We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours … When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do will be to scurry round like drugged roaches in a bottle.” (Rafeal […]

Models of Restorative Justice

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 Models of Restorative Justice for Peace-Building and Transformative Societal Change In Palestine-Israel Donna Nassor, JD NJ City University I come in peace with the intension of enhancing relationships, engaging in dialogue, creating alliances, building bridges and actively being a more effective agent of social change.  None of that can be done by avoiding the truth.  […]