Posts Tagged ‘Dennis Ross’

Israel Lobby conference highlights encouraging U.S. support of an Israeli military strike on Iran.

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Israel Navy prepares to attack Iran with consent from the West.

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Acquitted detainees could fall under Obama’s ‘indefinite, prolonged detention’ executive order; U.K. outsourced torture to Pakistan; Report: Obama OK’s more Israel settlements; Obama Administration says Iran should be attacked and not attacked… at the same time; Uighurs could face death penalty for demonstrations in China; Cop tasers a epileptic girl 14-year-old girl, sending 50k volts to her head; Documents show Robert McNamara deceived LBJ on the Gulf of Tonkin attack; and more… (more…)

Dennis Ross gets a bump up in the Obama Administration to manufacture consent for war with Iran; Obama to grant more power to the Federal [sic] Reserve; the ACLU releases a report analyzing the effects of racist anti-terror [sic] laws on private charities; Democrats unite to fund more war out of ‘loyalty to the president’; Russia, China, India, and Brazil begin talks to end dollar hegemony. (more…)

Iran’s LOL-ection, wasteful war spending with Jeremy Scahill, more torture documents uncovered, U.N. calls for probe into U.S.-led air strikes in the Af-Pak War, analysis of Bibi Netanyahu’s speech of nothingness, and more… (more…)

Violence highest in Afghanistan since 2001, Dennis Ross says talks with Iran before war are a ‘easier sell”, Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Obama’s ‘doublespeak’ regarding Iran, “U.S. Troops Out of Iraqi Cities? Think Again”, The ACLU sues the gov’t to release torture docs, Gitmo detainee kidnapped as a teenager released to his home, Iraq VP declares ‘no statehood for Kurds’, the U.S. dollar falls more. (more…)

Kansas Fed head blows the whistle on it serving an ‘oligarchy of itnerests’, the significance of Iran’s elections on U.S. policy, Justin Raimondo responds to an Israeli Minister calling for sanctions on the U.S., the U.S. military holding over 11,000 kidnapped Iraqis, Russia calls out the U.S. double standard on nuclear disarmament, and more… (more…)

In 2002, then-president George W. Bush (like his father and many other presidents) tossed ‘brave rhetoric’ around while signing checks to Israel. His rhetoric was as fresh and promising as President Obama’s this week in Cairo,  in that it wasn’t. (more…)

Israel PM-designate Bibi Netanyahu (aka “Mr. Iran”) has struggled to build a coalition gov’t. Would he resort to manufacturing a crisis? (more…)

Eric Margolis on the US repeating the Iraq Newspeak against Iran. (more…)

The US knows that Israel is commiting acts of terrorism by threatening Iran and remains silent, while issuing tacit consent — supplying it all and playing the public relations game of fear and confusion. (more…)

al Jazzera’s “Empire” senior political analyst Marwan Bishara and his guests explore the deep relationship between Israel and the US — Israel’s primary military supplier — days after Obama taps co-founder of AIPAC lobby for administration, Amnesty Int’l calls for an arms embargo on Israel and Israel expands its illegal occupation of East Jersusalem. (more…)

Afshin Rattansi of Press TV interviews with Prof. Chomsky on Obama’s early Pakistan and Afghanistan attacks, Gaza, new US Middle East envoy George Mitchell, Iraq and the bailout. (more…)