Empire

Just Another Day in a Collapsing Empire

Source: counterpunch May 17, 2018 by Jason Holland May 14th was quite a day for the empire, the shit show on full display exhibiting lots of swagger in its death throes. The people on the inside are the last to know. They don’t see it but everyone else does. The …

Genocide

Can Palestinians be Killed? Can Israelis Kill them? Or do they only “Die”?

Photo via Ma’an News Agency Source: Informed Comment May 15, 2018 Juan Cole Social media is being scathing about the diction chosen by the New York Times, CNN and even the Guardian to speak of the some 55 peacefully protesting Palestinians whom Israeli snipers cold-bloodedly shot dead on Monday and …

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Nuclear

The REAL Middle East Nuclear Threat

Source: The Corbett Report May 11, 2018 James Corbett There is in fact a Middle Eastern nation that is in fact in control of a vast, undeclared stockpile of nuclear weapons. This nation does have the capability of deploying those weapons anywhere in the region. It is not a signatory …

Psychopathy

We Are Being Lied To About Yet Another Middle Eastern Country By Yet Another US President

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist May 9, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Do you know who the single biggest donor was to any candidate in the 2016 presidential race? Hillary Clinton’s massive $1.2 billion losing campaign budget might make you think that it was one of the many, many powerful influencers who …

Crimes Against Humanity

As the US Starts a New War in Syria With No Evidence, Israel Is Murdering Civilians—On Video

A now infamous image of an Israeli soldier detaining a 12-year-old Palestinian boy at a protest near the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh in 2015. Unlike in Syria, there is documented evidence of civilian murder, war crimes, and use of chemical weapons in Israel, yet the US chooses to …

Crimes Against Humanity

When Zionism Rubs Up Against Reality

Photo by Jordi Bernabeu Farrús | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch April 13, 2018 by Stanley L. Cohen “The wrongs which we seek to condemn and punish have been so calculated, so malignant, and so devastating, that civilization cannot tolerate their being ignored, because it cannot survive their being repeated.” …

Genocide

Despite Gaza Massacre, Israel Remains Immune From Criticism

Photo by Swithun Crowe | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch April 9, 2018 by Patrick Cockburn Thousands of protesters returned to the border last Friday, burning great heaps of tyres to produce a black smokescreen which they hoped would hide them from Israeli snipers. Gaza’s health ministry has said that five …

Zionism

The ‘Divide and Conquer’ Campaign Being Waged Against Palestinian Resistance

Source: 21st Century Wire February 17, 2018 Robert Inlakesh I have often asked myself, why there is an impression that some Western activists and pro-Palestinian organisations are working covertly, to divide and weaken the Palestinian cause. Before addressing the primary issue, a little has to be said about the Palestinian …

Crimes Against Humanity

In Words and Deeds: The Genesis of Israeli Violence

Source: counterpunch January 18, 2018 by Ramzy Baroud Not a day passes without a prominent Israeli politician or intellectual making an outrageous statement against Palestinians. Many of these statements tend to garner little attention or evoke rightly deserved outrage. Just recently, Israel’s Minister of Agriculture, Uri Ariel, called for more …

Imperialism

Iran’s Real Crime: It Won’t Bow

Source: counterpunch January 9, 2018 by John Wight That Iran is not a free country is self-evident. How could it possibly be free when it exists in the crosshairs of US imperialism? In this respect, it shares the same status as Venezuela, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, Russia, and China – in other words …