Thomas Friedman’s “Festival of Lies”

On March 31, 2012, in Articles, by admin

Thomas Friedman’s “Festival of Lies” – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Friedman’s Frustrations   In a piece entitled “A Festival of Lies” published in the New York Times on the 25th of March, editorialist Thomas Friedman expressed his frustration with American foreign policy in the Middle East. “It’s time to rethink […]

 

Confined cruelty:Israeli treatment of Palestinian minors

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Confined cruelty: Israeli treatment of Palestinian minors By Graham Peebles They shoot children don’t they The innocence of childhood is a precious jewel, to be gently cared for and nurtured, allowing the child, whose future we are building, to develop happily and safely in an atmosphere of love and peace. For many Palestinian children their […]

International Obligations: Some facts about Iran’s nuclear activities

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International Obligations: Some facts about Iran’s nuclear activities by David Morrison   Summary “The United States, European allies and even Israel generally agree on three things about Iran’s nuclear program: Tehran does not have a bomb, has not decided to build one, and is probably years away from having a deliverable nuclear warhead.” (Reuters Special […]

The Roots of Israeli Behavior: Sabotage Peace at any Cost

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The Roots of Israeli Behavior:  Sabotage Peace at any Cost By Adrian Salbuchi On the morning of 17th March 1992, a tremendous explosion ripped through downtown Buenos Aires.  A fashionable 3-storey building housing the Israeli Embassy had been terror-bombed, collapsing into itself.  The powerful shockwave broke windows and plaster in buildings on the corner of […]

How Many Violations of US Arms Laws are Too Many?

On March 21, 2012, in Articles, by admin

How Many Violations of US Arms Laws are Too Many? By Franklin Lamb It depends whether the miscreant enjoys “We will always have your back regardless” status. On March 6, 2012, the US Congressional Research Service released a report to the US Congress concerning Restrictions on the use of American weapons by recipient countries. For […]

Palestine: Homes destroyed, land stolen, lives shattered

On March 21, 2012, in Articles, by admin

  Palestine: Homes destroyed, land stolen, lives shattered By Graham Peebles Criminal demolitions in the OPT’s Within the catalogue of criminality that is Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, the destruction of Palestinian homes must rank as one of the most cynical and heinous. “Some 90,000 people are currently reported to be at […]

A Wake-Up Call for Lebanese National Unity

On March 21, 2012, in blog posts, by admin

A Wake-Up Call for Lebanese National Unity Recently the Israeli daily Haaretz ran a story highlighting Israeli Army preparations for the next wave of aggressions against Lebanon. Published under the rather sensational title ‘WATCH: IDF prepares for tunnel warfare in future Lebanon, Gaza conflicts‘, the article explicitly seeks to reassure the Israeli public that its […]