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Absent all the hardware bearing Made in America stickers sitting in Turkish military bases, we would probably not be fretting about what Turkey’s government was doing to the Syrian Democratic Forces. (Photo: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Turkey, the Kurds, and Lots and Lots of US Weapons
The Turkish military doesn’t function without the U.S. weapons industry—and the approval of the U.S. government.
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It is difficult to see in what way Russia is benefited by Turkey’s incursion into northeast Syria. (Photo: @LevHavryliv/Twitter) Views
Winners and Losers From Trump Throwing Syrian Kurds Under the Bus
Washington’s crusade against Iran and Russia (in the latter case with the exception of Trump) is irrelevant to this move, which is mainly about the Kurds and America’s further betrayal of them after they defeated ISIL for us.
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The fact is..that almost all those nearly 10,000 persons shot by live fire by Israeli professional snipers have been unarmed civilians posing no threat to anyone. (Photo: Gaza march, Ma’an News Agency) Views
US Press Horrified By Trump’s "Shoot Migrants in the Legs" But Ignores What Israeli Snipers Do to Palestinian Protesters
The Israeli army and government are now officially worse that the worst elements of the Trump administration.
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Jodie Evans with others outside of the United Against a Nuclear Iran conference in New York City. (Photo: Codepink) Views
Why I Confronted Trump’s Architect of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran and Called Her a 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'
Sigal Mandelker’s cruel policies cost too many lives to ignore.
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In political terms, there is nothing divided about Israel. In this month’s general election, 90 per cent of Israeli Jews voted for parties that identify as being either on the militaristic, anti-Arab right or on the religious, anti-Arab far-right. (Photo: Jordi Bernabeu Farrús/Flickr/cc) Views
Why Israel Is Struggling to Find a Way Out of Its Political Deadlock
The reality is that there is strong unity in Israel—over shared, deeply ugly attitudes towards Palestinians, whether citizens or those under occupation. Paradoxically, the only obstacle to realising that unity is Netanyahu’s efforts to cling to power.
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Header from the Kushner "peace plan." Views
In Media Newspeak, a 'Peace Plan' for Israel/Palestine Is Anything US Proposes
That Jared Kushner or this administration cares about "peace" for the Palestinians has always been a farce.
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Gantz (pictured above) had recently boasted about sending "parts of Gaza back to the Stone Age." (Photo: Amir Levy/Getty Images) Views
Netanyahu on Steroids: What a Gantz-led Government Means for Palestine
For Gantz, war is the answer, as indicated by one of his campaign slogans, "Only the strong survive."
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While Palestinian-Israelis inside Israel can vote in this election, the some 5 million Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories of Gaza and the West Bank are kept stateless and have no vote. (Photo: Amir Levy/Getty Images) Views
Palestinian-Israeli Joint List Gains Seats, as Netanyahu’s Demonization Backfires
Netanyahu is always going on about how anyone who opposes his colonization of the Palestinian West Bank is a racist bigot, but there really is no greater racist bigot than he.
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An image grab taken from a video made available by al-Huthi Media Office on September 18, 2019 shows what they say are satellite images of before (R) and after last week's attack on Saudi Aramco's oil fields. Yemen's Iranian-backed Huthi rebels claimed responsibility for last week's oil installation attacks, which took out half the Kingdom's production, although Washington and Riyadh have roundly rejected the claim and blamed Iran instead. (Photo: Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP) (Photo credit should read Views
Will Americans Let Trump Start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?
If Congress successfully reclaims its constitutional authority over the US role in this conflict, it could be a critical turning point in ending the state of permanent war that the U.S. has inflicted on itself and the world since 2001.
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One is that the longstanding refusal of most members of the U.S. political elite (officials, legislators, think-tankers, corporate media, and so on) to even mention the fact of Israel’s own nuclear-weapons capabilities and to take full account of them in public discussions of strategic matters in the Middle East is extremely harmful. (Photo: Avi Ohayun/Israeli govt/cc/flickr) Views
The Emperor’s New-Old Nuclear Clothes
Israel wants to keep leaders in Washington distracted and always a little off-balance, so they will end up without the bandwidth and the stamina needed to confront Israel over the continuation of colonial expansion in the lands occupied in 1967.
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