New Book: “Hezbollah: An Outsider’s Inside View”

On April 16, 2015, in blog posts, by admin

I am pleased to announce the recent publication of my book “Hezbollah: An Outsider’s Inside View.”  Whether you like or dislike Hezbollah, this book offers a unique and rewarding insight delivered from a Western viewpoint.  It encourages an understanding that is the fundamental step toward peaceful co-existence. In researching Hezbollah over the past eight years, […]

Resisting Israeli politics

On March 25, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Resisting Israeli Politics by Brenda Heard Six months prior to the upcoming UK general election, the Board of Deputies of British Jews published its “2015 General Election Jewish Manifesto.” This forty-page document urges both existing and prospective members of the UK Parliament to support various “policy asks” and to “champion these causes.”  The Manifesto was […]

Reuters Dodges Rocket Reality

On July 13, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

Reuters Dodges Rocket Reality The Lebanese National News Agency reported that on Friday 11th July, “an unknown party fired three rockets from the area of Marjayoun – Hasbaya towards the occupied Palestinian territory.”  Israel immediately launched 25 artillery shells into Lebanon.  On Saturday 12th July, Reuters published its report “Israel fires into Lebanon after rockets […]

The US and Israel’s “Obsession” with Iran—The Real Reasons

On October 2, 2013, in Articles, by admin

The US and Israel’s “Obsession” with Iran—The Real Reasons By Damian Lataan Article below originally published here 6 November 2011; image article originally published The Sydney Morning Herald – 5 August 1982* Actually, it’s not so much that the U.S. and Israel are seemingly ‘obsessed’ with Iran, but more that the neoconservative’s of the U.S. and Israel’s right-wing […]

Ignorance and Incitement: Pro-Zionism on Facebook

On March 26, 2013, in blog posts, by admin

  Ignorance and Incitement: Pro-Zionism on Facebook by Brenda Heard Recently, Ali Abunimah’s Blog on the Electronic Intifada addressed the “horrifying racism and violent fantasies frequently expressed by Israelis on Facebook.”  When asked what the Israeli army should do about three Palestinian boys pictured as participants in a peaceful protest over Israeli settlements, pro-Zionists suggested such […]

Birds of Prey: the Record of Impunity for Israeli Military Aircraft

On February 17, 2013, in Articles, by admin

Birds of Prey: the Record of Impunity for Israeli Military Aircraft By Brenda Heard Since March 1978, for thirty-five years, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, has been monitoring the conflict between Israel and Lebanon— the tension, the daring, the mayhem, the killing.  The enthusiastic efforts UNIFIL made in the early years soon […]

Playing with Political Fire

On July 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Playing with Political Fire By Brenda Heard The timing of political manoeuvring often reveals the stark business of domination.  Sometimes the timing is flagrant, like the recent commotion in Greece.  In the very hours of forbidding the passage of the aid flotilla to Gaza, the financially strapped Greek government welcomed the approval of an €8.7 […]