Posts Tagged ‘Mitchell’

Red-faced and unusually tongue-tied Israeli officials were forced to try and explain to U.S. Senator John Kerry during his visit to Israel last week why truckloads of pasta waiting to enter the besieged Gaza strip were not considered humanitarian aid while rice was. (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…)

DN! interviews Palestinian lawmaker/activist Dr. Mustafa Barghouti and Ben-Guiron University Prof. Neve Gordon to analyze Israel’s election results, the ‘racist’ shift of Israel  completing its ‘transformation to apartheid’, and the rise of neo-fascist Avigdor Lieberman. (more…)

Noam Chomsky gives a preliminary assessment of the US-Israel war on Gaza and its consequences in an interview conducted by Assaf Kfoury on January 31, 2009. The Arabic translation of the interview will appear in the Beirut daily as-Safir. (more…)

Israel daily publication Ha’aretz uncovers a secret Israeli database revealing Israel’s intent to deport/forcibly transfer Palestinians using the threat of extreme force. (more…)

Obama’s forceful reiteration of Israel’s right to defend itself is another exercise of cynical deceit — though, it must be admitted, not unique to him, but virtually universal. (more…)